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2019 Sunshine Laws Certification Training
Friday, April 5, 2019 – 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Owens Community College Veterans Hall, Perrysburg


TMACOG Tech: Tools and Rules for Managing Meetings
Wednesday, October 10, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza


Summer Caucuses with State Lawmakers
Wednesday, August 1st – 8 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Penta Career Center – 9301 Buck Rd., Perrysburg


TMACOG Tech: Making Harassment Unacceptable in Your Workplace Culture
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Grand Lobby of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza
Contact Jennifer Allen, 419.241.9155, ext. 110

TMACOG Tech: Sunshine Laws Certification Training
Friday, April 6, 2018, 8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Owens Community College, Perrysburg
Contact Jennifer Allen, 419.241.9155, ext. 110



Wednesday, October 11, 2017
10 a.m. -noon
Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza | Flyer


Agricultural Actions for Clean
Water in the Western Lake Erie

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
12:30 - 4 p.m.
Monroe County Community College
1555 Raisinville Rd., Monroe, Michigan




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TMACOG Tech: Personal
Expression and the Workplace

4.27.2017 8:30-10:30 a.m.
The Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza



Ohio Sunshine Law Certification Training
Owens Community College

Agriculture: Economy and Ecology
Thursday, November 17, 1-4 p.m.
Penta Career Center, 9301 Buck Rd., Perrysburg


Ohio Sunshine Law Training
Friday, April 8, 2016
8:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m.
Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza Contact: Jennifer Allen ext. 119


TMACOG Tech 10.16.2015

>>Developing Regional Solutions | SEMCOG Trevor Brydon
>>The Short List | Juniper CRE Solutions | Dennis Burnside
>>Emerging Opportunities | Monroe Port Authority | Paul C. LaMarre III
>>NW Ohio/SE Michigan CEDS | Silverlode Consulting
>>Opportunity Knocks | Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority | Joe Cappel
>>Linking I-75 Corridor and It's Assets | Consumers Energy | Dennis Marvin


Ohio Sunshine Law Certification Training
Training from the Ohio Attorney General's Office
Friday, April 17,
9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Owens Community College


“I see your JEDZ and MUD
and raise you a TID”

Wednesday, October 15 at 2 p.m.
Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza

>>Sugar Creek Joint Economic Development District Presentation
>>Economic Development Districts and Agreements Glossary

TMACOG Tech: Ohio Sunshine Law
Friday, April 4, 2014, 9 a.m. – noon at Owens Community College

A second session may be offered later; check back on this website or contact Jennifer Allen for more information: 419.241.9155 ext. 107.

All elected officials are required to attend (or designate an agent to attend) three hours of training on Ohio’s public records and open meetings laws during each elected term. The seminar includes information on maintaining public records, advertising open meetings, and responding to requests for records. Training is provided by the Ohio Attorney General’s office at no charge.


TMACOG Open House

February 18, 2014
>>Spengler Nathanson Attorney Cheryl Wolff’s presentation | Complying with Ohio’s Open Meetings Law


The TMACOG Tech program of informational seminars is part of TMACOG’s commitment to providing training and information to help members meet challenges and take advantage of opportunities.

Member feedback on the 2013 TMACOG Tech season has been very positive and TMACOG Tech will return in 2014. If you have topics that you would like to see addressed, please contact Peggy Ricard at 419.241.9155 ext. 105.

Collaboration and Shared Services | Photos
Building Collaborative Partnerships: Techniques, Examples, Tools
Held October 16, the collaboration and shared services session included details of a fleet services agreement with TARTA and Toledo Public Schools, the Lake County shared equipment agreement with 20 jurisdictions, and the formation and operation of the Allen-Clay Joint Fire District.

Who’s on First? Defining Roles in Economic Development Efforts
>>Nate Green | RGP
>>Bass Pro Shops
>>Don Klausing | Project PEEL
>>Beier/Thompson Economic Development
>>Ed Burghard | Keynote
The May 31 session was a half-day program with a keynote address by Edward M. Burghard, CEO of the Burghard Group, LLC and former executive director of the Ohio Business Development Coalition. Additional program support was provided by JobsOhio, the Ohio Economic Development Association, and Northwest Ohio Regional Economic Development Association (NORED).

Ohio Sunshine Law Training
TMACOG has brought this required training session to northwest Ohio for the last few years. The 2013 session was held March 8. Training is provided by the Ohio Attorney General’s office at no charge at this TMACOG Tech session.

H3O - A Story in 3 Parts - Water & Wastewater Management
This program, directed at managers of public utilities, was one of a series of workshops designed to build expertise in elected and appointed officials. The all-day seminar was held February 8. Jones & Henry Engineers, Ltd, provided additional support for H3O.

TMACOG extends a special thank you to Spengler Nathanson P.L.L., the presenting sponsor for the 2013 TMACOG Tech season. Spengler Nathanson is a full service law firm representing private and public clients in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. For over 60 years, Spengler Nathanson has provided effective and efficient assistance to clients in all areas of the law, including general business, litigation, taxation, wealth management and estate planning, real estate and family law. You can learn more at

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