Issue 2
October 5, 2016
District Dinner Meetings Are Back! Sign up today for October 13th in Medicine Park!
Learn to Educate and Advocate!
The first District Dinner is on October 13th in Medicine Park!
Join us for one of the five District Dinner Meetings to hear about OML's NEW approach to legislative education and advocacy.  This is a wonderful opportunity for you to connect with other municipalities in your district and hear about the upcoming legislative session. Talk about this at your next council meeting and make your RSVPs as soon as possible!  OML will facilitate the meeting where we will discuss the 2017 legislative session and share the latest League news. There also will be an opportunity to share what is going on in your municipality. Register online or see  more information and dates in the brochure.
Calling All Newly Elected Officials! Register Today for a New Officials Institute
Next class is October 20th in Woodward
State law requires each person elected or appointed for the first time to a position of a municipality to attend an institute for municipal officials. The NOI teaches the statutorily required topics such as Municipal Budget Requirements, the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act, the Oklahoma Open Records Act, Ethics, Procedures for Conducting Meetings, Conflict of Interest, and Purchasing Procedures . For more information and additional dates, see the  NOI Page on our Website.
Register for the November 3rd Employment Seminar at Rose State
Save your place today!
Oklahoma experts are coming together to present the "Nuts & Bolts Help in the Real World" employment seminar.  This one-day event will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Rose State College and will cover topics such as: Fair Labor Standards Act, Drug Testing, Social Media & Internet Security, Do's and Don'ts of Discipline & Termination and HR Basics. ( This seminar is eligible for six credit hours in the OML Certified Municipal Official Program.)    Download Brochure or Register Online.
"If I Were Mayor..." Essay Contest Entries Being Accepted
Essays must be received no later than December 16, 2016
The Mayors Council of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Municipal League invite 8th graders from home schools, public schools and private schools throughout Oklahoma to participate in a statewide essay contest, "If I Were Mayor, I Would ..." to tell others what they would do as mayor to make their city or town a better place to live.    Download Brochure.