Town Council Orientation Workshop
July 15, 2009
Falmouth Town Hall
Council Chambers - 10:00 AM


 
Agenda Item
Description
Item 1
Welcome and introduction from Cathy Breen, Council Chair and Nathan Poore, Town Manager.
Organizational Structure - Review significant policy documents, reports, and ordinances.
Financial Structure - Review several significant financial policy documents and reports.
Review several significant land use policy documents, reports, and ordinances.
Review Town Council appointments.
Item 4 (a)
Review of workshop and meeting agenda policy, including how to add an agenda item, introduce an ordinance or amendment, and when the agenda is final and posted.
Item 4 (b)
Review of the e-agenda packets, including format and distribution.

Item 4 (c)
Town Manager weekly communications.
Review Town Department Operations and Current Projects
Right to Know - public information/records and executive sessions (Supporting information is provided in the Maine Municipal Association Elected Officials Manual.)
Item 7
Maine Municipal Association Elected Officials Manual (hard copy is available)
Item 8
General Discussion
Item 9
Adjourn.