General Township Training

No matter your tenure or position, these topics will benefit your township. This category covers topics of general importance and broad interest to townships of all sizes.

Please be sure to frequent this page for dates of upcoming training. 

Full Upcoming Events Calendar

Upcoming Workshops:

Easy as 1, 2, 9.03: Legal & Ethical Requirements for Township Communications
March 21, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Track: General Township
Speaker: TBD
Description: This session will review ORC 9.03 as well as 9.03(D). We will discuss the relationship of the ethics laws to campaigns and how it relates to newsletters and websites, then wrap up with a look at the newer ORC 503.70 (commercial advertising on township websites). 
Price: $20 member / $30 non-member

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Is Your Fire Department Prepared for an Electric Vehicle Fire?
April 25, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Track: General Township
Speaker: Luke Ricketts, Live Fire Instructor, Jackson Township, Stark County
Description: In this webinar, we'll identify the essential considerations and preparedness measures needed to handle emergencies involving electric and hybrid vehicles. Attendees will explore the unique challenges posed by these vehicles and leave equipped with practical insights and strategies to ensure the safe and effective response of your township's fire department. 
Price: $20 member / $30 non-member

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Navigating Drug and Alcohol Regulations for Township CDL Holders (Part I)
May 23, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Track: General Township
Speaker: Sherry Harvan, Drug & Alcohol Program Educator, Mercy Health
Description: With recent changes to recreational drug use in Ohio, how does the township maintain Federal CDL compliance? Explore best practices, regulatory requirements, and practical tips to ensure adherence to compliance regulation when your drivers are in a safety sensitive function and operating township vehicles. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding and uphold the highest standards of professionalism on the road. 
Price: $20 member / $30 non-member

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Dates are subject to change. Please check this page closer to the event for the most updated information. For any questions, please contact Michael Zaky.