OML Proud to Announce Kelly Danner as Incoming President of Keep Oklahoma Beautiful
On March 27th, OML’s Inquiry Specialist, Kelly Danner, was voted in as Keep Oklahoma Beautiful’s Incoming President. Kelly will serve a one year term beginning in June 2014.

In recognition of Keep Oklahoma Beautiful's involvement in the Great American Cleanup™ as the state coordinator, and the impact the organization has on the entire state, Governor Fallin has signed a proclamation declaring April 2014 as "Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Month”. For more information on the Great American CleanUp visit: A special thanks to Governor Mary Fallin for making this possible! And a special congratulations to Kelly on her achievement!

Disaster Preparedness Workshop Held, Register Today for April 29th in Woodward!
The second annual Disaster Preparedness Workshop was held at Rose State last Friday. It was a great crowd and we were able to secure 6 hours of CLEET certification for law enforcement officers. A repeat performance will be held in Woodward on April 29 with 5 hours of CLEET certification for this event, which includes Damon Lane, Chief Meteorologist for KOCO 5 as a guest speaker! Click here for more information or click here to register online.

OMJA and OAMA Spring Conferences Coming Soon! Sign up Today!
The Oklahoma Municipal Judges Association and the Oklahoma Association of Municipal Attorneys are having their spring conferences soon and registration is now open. OMJA will be held April 3rd in Tulsa and OAMA will be held May 2nd in Oklahoma City. Click here for the OML calendar for more information and to register.

NOI June Workshops Scheduled and Available for Registration
Are you a Newly Elected Official? If so, and you haven't yet signed up for our NOI Workshops, the June Workshops will be held June 12th in Tulsa and June 19th in Oklahoma City. State law requires each person elected for the first time to a position of a municipality on or after January 1, 2005, OR appointed for the first time on or after July 1, 2006, to attend an institute for municipal officials. The statute is codified at Title 11 O.S., Section 8-114. Click here for more information and to register.

OMJA Spring Conference, April 3, 2014, Tulsa
Citizens Academy Leadership Training (CALT), April 3-4, 2014, Oklahoma City
Disaster Recovery and Preparedness Workshop, April 29, 2014, Woodward Convention Center, Woodward
OAMA Spring Conference, May 2, 2014, Oklahoma City
Planning Commission Workshop, May 9, 2014, Rose State College, Midwest City
Citizens Academy Leadership Training (CALT), June 5, 2014, TBA
MCO Summer Conference and OML Board Retreat, June 28, 2014, TBA

MC&T Training
May 2, 2014, McAlester

Newly Elected Officials (NOI) Institutes
June 12, 2014, Tulsa
June 19, 2014, Oklahoma City
October 16, 2014, McAlester
November 13, 2014, Lawton
February 7, 2015, Stillwater
March 12, 2015, Woodward

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Executive Director's Update Archive

This material is provided as general information and is not a substitute for legal advice. Consult your attorney for advice concerning specific situations

On March 11, 2014, Connors State College and the Town of Warner were honored for their economic partnership receiving the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Business Partnership Excellence Award. The award, given annually, highlights successful partnerships between Oklahoma institutions of higher education and the business community.

Since its founding 1908, the town of Warner and its residents have been steadfast supporters of CSC and its mission of higher education. On the Warner campus, the town of Warner partnered with CSC to provide $60,000 in signage, infrastructure and road improvements to beautify the college and community. The town of Warner provided an additional $80,000 for a new entrance road to alleviate congestion and increase the safety of students and the community traveling to the campus. Most importantly, the town of Warner has worked to provide more than $1 million for vital infrastructure improvements that ensures CSC provides exceptional facilities and educational opportunities to students and the community for many years to come.

Health Care Reform Webinar: Public and Private Exchange Considerations for Employers
American Fidelity Administrative Services, LLC will host a webinar to address the options for employers in the public and private exchange marketplaces, the advantages and disadvantages of the various exchange models, and the administrative and employee relations issues that need to be considered before moving to a health insurance exchange.

EDC Exchange on Intelligent Compaction, April 3, 2014, Stillwater
Roads Scholar Course #6: Equipment Maintenance, April 15, OSUIT, Okmulgee
Wildland Fire Training for Local Government Heavy Equipment Operators, April 17, 2014
Best Practices & Maintenance: Chip, Fog and Crack Sealing ,
April 22 and 24, 2014
Oklahoma Forestry Services Wildfire Conference, April 28, 2014, Oklahoma History Center, OKC
Roads Scholar Course #5 and #8: Surveying - Basic and Advanced, April 29 - May 2, Stillwater

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Strategic Government Resources
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Local Technical Assistance Program & Tribal Technical Assistance Program (LTAP/TTAP)
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Public Technology Institute
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