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Training

MRSC provides relevant and timely training on issues of interest to local governments, such as ethics, public records, open government, governance, purchasing and contracting, customer service and public finance. This training is provided through webinars that we produce. MRSC staff are also frequent speakers at local government conferences.

Upcoming Training

PRA/OPMA Essentials Bootcamp for Local Government Leaders
January 18, 2017

Provided by MRSC

Successful Strategies for Hiring the Right Person
February 22, 2017

Archived Webinars

Land Use Case Law Update - Winter
December 15, 2016

Lean and Beyond: Taking Local Government from Good to Great
December 8, 2016

How to Get Started with Open Data
November 8, 2016

Inspiring a Performance Culture Part 3: Maintaining the Energy
September 28, 2016

Inspiring a Performance Culture Part 2: Lean 101
September 14, 2016

Inspiring a Performance Culture Part 1: Building a Foundation
August 4, 2016

Taking Your Social Media to the Next Level
July 19, 2016

Land Use Case Law Update
June 23, 2016

Disclosure of Law Enforcement Records
May 25, 2016

GPC Forum: For the Love of Cities
May 10, 2016

Making Your Performance Conversations Count: Tips and Strategies for Constructive Feedback
April 27, 2016

Preparing Effective and Defensible Planning Staff Reports
April 6, 2016

From Codes to Financing: Promoting Solar Ready Development in Washington
March 16, 2016

MRSC Rosters - Public Agency Members
March 15, 2016

Legislative Update on Public Records Bills
February 18, 2016

Utility Billing and Collection: Understanding the Complexities
February 17, 2016

Practical Asset Management
February 11, 2016

Online Solar Permitting: Cost-effective, Streamlined Permitting
January 19, 2016

How to Make Better Use of MRSC's Tools and Services
January 14, 2016

Hiring the Right Consultant
November 17, 2015

Ten Things You Should Know About Prevailing Wages
October 15, 2015

The Future of Government
October 6, 2015

The Budget Process: Strategies for Success
September 29, 2015

Understanding the Legal Aspects of Cybersecurity
August 6, 2015

Making Open Data Work: Learning from Local Government Data Initiatives in Washington
July 9, 2015

From Public Good to Public Great
May 21, 2015

Bending the Cost Curve: A Roadmap to Fiscal Sustainability
April 1, 2015

How to Make Better Use of MRSC's Tools and Services
February 24, 2015

Top Tips for Local Governments on the Public Records Act
January 27, 2015

MRSC Rosters - Business Members
January 9, 2015

MRSC Rosters - Public Agency Members
January 6, 2015

Solar Permitting Made Simple, Safe, and Standard
December 16, 2014

Social Media for Government: Harnessing the Power While Managing the Risks
September 17, 2014

Contracting for Purchased Services
June 12, 2014

Biennial Budgeting
March 20, 2014

Utility Billing and Collection Issues
September 12, 2013

Creating Retreats That Work
July 24, 2013

Phantom (But Real) Employee Costs - The Ghost of Benefits Past - January 30, 2013
January 30, 2013

Public Records: Tackling the Tough Questions (Including Use of Smart Phones and Other Thorny Issues)
November 13, 2012

Washington's Revised Dig Law - RCW 19.122
October 2, 2012

Intergovernmental Purchasing: Buying Goods and Services the Smart Way
August 23, 2012

Public Records Disclosure: Small Agency Procedures
September 21, 2011

Contracting for Architectural and Engineering (A/E) Services
August 30, 2011

Contracting for Purchased, Personal, and Professional Services
June 23, 2011

PIPA - Planning Near Pipelines
June 1, 2010

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