Ethics and civility are essential parts of good government. At this training, you will learn about the ethics laws your city officials need to follow, along with best practices for creating an ethical organization and civil meeting environments.Read More
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The Class 7 of the Oklahoma Municipal League’s Community Leadership Development (CLD) class held their graduation session recently in Ponca City.Read More
This class will provide an overview of the economic development process. Attendees will learn about the strategies, resources, and programs that are available through state and federal agencies to assist Oklahoma cities and towns to succeed in an ever changing economy.Read More
State law requires each person elected or an appointed for the first time as an officer of a municipality to attend an institute for municipal officials. The next NOI will be held March 7th in Lawton.Read More
The Oklahoma Municipal League (OML) will present its annual Practical Guide Workshop to municipal staff on Friday, March 8 at the Rose State College Community Learning Center in Midwest City.Read More
This past week, OML held its first monthly municipal educational workshop, entitled the Budget Process, at Rose State College. Marcy Twyman, CPA, Crawford & Associates, PC was the featured speaker for the day teaching over 80 OML members all about the budget process.
First-time OML workshop attendee, David A. Rhoades, City Administrator from Okeene, said that the workshop presented by Ms. Twyman was A+ rated. “The material was organized in an easy to understand format that flowed from developing a formal budget policy to budget funding and amending budgets. This was an excellent class and I look forward to attending more workshops offered by OML,” Rhoades said.
“Marcy’s effective delivery of budgetary knowledge made what appears to be a complex process simple and easy to understand. This was a great workshop for any city employee who is responsible for the public’s money,” Eddie Holland, Police Chief, city of Elk City said.
The next monthly educational workshop, Quality Communities – Quality of Life, is scheduled for February 8 at Rose State College.
Calling All Mayors, Vice Mayors and Councilmembers Please Join Us for the Annual Congress of Mayors January 25th
Each year OML, along with the Mayors Council of Oklahoma (MCO), hosts the Congress of Mayors event. It is a day-long opportunity for Mayors, Vice Mayors and city council members to come together, along with OML staff, to debate issues facing municipalities and draft legislation to address those issues.Read More
With an emphasis in 2019 of bringing to the attention of our cities and towns the importance of a quality of life focus, the Oklahoma Municipal League (OML) will present its newest workshop, Quality Communities – Setting You Apart, on Friday, February 8, at Rose State College.Read More
Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to join other Oklahoma leaders from around the state to be a part of something very special: The Community Leadership Development Program
Applications are now being accepted for one of Oklahoma’s most prestigious leadership development programs – the 2019 OML Community Leadership Development class. Deadline for application is February 1, 2019.Read More
The Community Leadership Development class gathered in Blackwell October 11thand 12th. Jay Hannah, one of OML’s popular speakers led the training class. Jay has a love of Oklahoma and its history; so on top of learning new leadership skills Jay is generous in sharing his knowledge of Oklahoma history along the way.Read More