October 16, 2019
OML Dinner Night Out
Over the next several months, OML is hosting a series of Dinner Night Out’s across the state. You are all invited to join us for an evening of great food and fun at some of Oklahoma’s most popular restaurants. 
 
The staff will be on hand to facilitate the dinners and fill you in on the latest news out of OML, including information regarding the upcoming legislative session.
All events are free, but, registration is required. Please register online here.

Our first Dinner Night Out will be held in Krebs :
Date: Thursday, November 14
Location: Pete’s Place Restaurant
Krebs, OK 74554
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
 
We hope to see you there!
There are a few seats remaining for the upcoming Grants Summit – sign up today!
OMJA Fall Conference
October 24-25, 2019, Shawnee, OK
Topics:
  • Rule 8 
  • Trial Evidentiary Matters 
  • How Childhood Trauma Influences Adult Criminal Behavior
  • Ethics 
  • Legislative Update 
  • DPS Update 
  • Medical Marijuana Update

Also, be sure to check out the OMJA scholarship application for non-lawyer judges!  The deadline to submit an application is Friday, October 18, 2019. 
SAVE THE DATE!
OML Employment Seminar
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Rose State College, Midwest City

Make plans today to attend the OML Annual Employment Seminar. Speakers will address important topics such as: Medical Marijuana in the Municipal Workplace, Council Roles with Employees, Importance of Employee Assistance Plans, New FLSA Rules, and more.
OAMA Fall Conference
and Pre-Conference
November 7-8, 2019
Cox Convention Center, OKC, OK
Topics:
  • Municipal Marijuana Regulation Updates
  • Competitive Bidding and Purchasing - New Laws
  • Municipal Courts - Immigration/Debtors Prisons/Sentencing
  • Opioid Litigation - What it Means for Cities
  • Supreme Court Update
  • Issues & Challenges - 2nd Amendment Constitutional Carry
  • Ethics
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OML New Officials Institutes
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
State law requires each person elected or appointed for the first time as an officer of a municipality to attend an institute for municipal officials. 

Remember, you don't have to be new to attend. Everyone is welcome!
Harold at the Window
Idabel's Harold Stevenson may be the most important Oklahoma artist of the twentieth century, and his life story is quite the tale.