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Upcoming Workshops

MRSC conducts a number of in-person training events throughout Washington State on key topics such as public records, procurement, and finance.

Below is the list of all currently planned workshops; dates and locations will be announced as soon as they are available. Scholarships are available to ensure that all those who want to attend valuable trainings can do so.

Our in-person workshops have limited capacity and typically fill up quickly, so we encourage you to sign up as soon as possible.

​MRSC also provides other training opportunities, including live and archived webinars and Public Records/Open Public Meetings e-learning courses for city elected officials. Learn about the latest training opportunities and local government news by signing up for our In Focus: Local Government e-newsletter.

Purchasing and Contracting Essentials Workshops

Back by popular demand, these all-day workshops will focus on purchasing in the morning and public works contracting in the afternoon. Each workshop will review statutory requirements, recent legislative changes, and how to align those requirements with the specific needs of your agency.

Date Location Registration Link
March 18 - Monday Sequim Completed
April 18 - Thursday Everett Completed
May 15 - Wednesday Quincy Completed
May 21 - Tuesday Tacoma Completed
July 24 - Wednesday Sedro Woolley  Register
Additional dates and locations to follow

Public Records Act Training

These full-day workshops provide an in-depth review of the Public Records Act (PRA), starting with the PRA basics and then delving into more advanced PRA issues. We anticipate offering this training in Spring 2020.