Courses

This annual conference provides an overview of the important issues that participants face as they perform their municipal duties. For additional information on the Alabama Municipal Revenue Officers Association, please visit their website at www.amroa.org.
September 2, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Zoom Meeting
Online session available to start anytime!
September 2, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel
Each of us has our individual work style which impacts the way that we work with others. As we do work in teams and committees, these work styles can greatly contribute to team success - or to team failure. In this session, you will determine your individual work style, how to work best within your style, and how to best equip others to work with you. This 1 hour webinar is approved for 1/2 CMC Educational credit or 1/2 MMC Educational credit. Upon completion a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to the address used during registration.
Online session available to start anytime!
An overview on writing resolutions and ordinances, drafting minutes, and preparing meeting agendas. This 1 hour webinar is approved for 1/2 CMC Educational credit. Upon completion a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to the address used during registration.
Online session available to start anytime!
The Alabama Municipal Revenue Officers Certification Program (CMRO) is to improve the professional, administrative, and fiscal skills of participating municipal revenue officers through a series of courses approved by the Municipal Revenue Officers Association. Because of the increasing complexity of municipal revenue administration, this certification program is designed to help municipal revenue officers develop their management skills and abilities and obtain more expertise and status in their profession as they serve their communities.
October 7, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Zoom Meeting
Online session available to start anytime!
October 7, 2020 to October 9, 2020, Bryant Conference Center
April 7, 2021 to April 9, 2021, Bryant Conference Center
The premise of the Athenian Dialogue Society is the idea that clerks are leaders in very profound yet subtle ways. Leadership here is not the transactional vending machine citizens seem to believe about public management. Explore more about participating in an Athenian Leadsership Dialogue.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020, Bryant Conference Center
Billing/Accounts Receivable is an accounting course. The objective is to familiarize the participant with techniques to record money that is owed and/or paid to your entity for products or services that have been rendered by your municipality on credit to its customers.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Bryant Conference Center
Budgeting is an accounting course. The objective is to familiarize the participant with key areas of governmental budgeting and finance. Specifically, the course will focus on the appropriation and management of public funds, including the importance and background of budgets, the budgetary cycle, revenue projections, types of expenditures, and the execution of a budget.
Online session available to start anytime!
The Fund Accounting course objective is to familiarize the participant with the process of recording financial information that groups resources into funds based on their source and any limitations on use.
Online session available to start anytime!
The General Ledger is an accounting course. The objective is to familiarize the candidate with the study of ledgers in which all the assets, liabilities, equity, revenue, and expenses are posted, and from which financial statements are prepared.
Online session available to start anytime!
Payroll is an accounting course. The objective is to familiarize the participant with detailed accounting techniques for processing employee salaries and wages, bonuses, benefits and taxes. This course will also familiarize the participant with IRS rules and regulations
Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Bryant Conference Center
Purchasing/Accounts Payable is an accounting course. The objective is to familiarize the participant with accounts and techniques used to record and generate payment to specific companies or individuals for products or services that have been purchased on credit by your entity. Accounts payables are usually items that will be paid for in less than one year.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020, Online
This is an opportunity for exhibitors and sponsors to meet with attendees of the Annual Alabama Municipal Revenue Officers Summer Conference.

For additional information please visit the AMROA website at www.amroa.org


September 2, 2020 to September 4, 2020, Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel

This is an opportunity for exhibitors and sponsors to meet with key individuals from municipalities.
December 2, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Westin Hotel & Resort Huntsville
Information on how the CDBG program empowers local communities to make decisions on how best to address their own needs. How communities can use these funds for critical and unmet community needs including those for housing rehabiliation, public facilities, infrastructure, job creation, and public service. This 1 hour webinar is approved for 1/2 CMC Educational credit or 1/2 MMC Educational credit. Upon completion a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to the address used during registration.
Online session available to start anytime!
Fixed Asset Management is an accounting course where best practices in municipal accounting is reviewed, which include requirements for managing municipal capital assets, depreciable asset, consumed assets, and fixed assets. This 1 hour webinar is approved for 1/2 CMC Educational credit or 1/2 MMC Education credit.
Online session available to start anytime!
This presentation will provide information on how to value what they should be receiving for use of the Right of Way (ROW) from cable, television, gas, and electrical providers. This 1 hour webinar is approved for 1/2 CMC Educational credit.
Online session available to start anytime!
Most municipalities in Alabama have created some sort of board, be it a library or park board or a utility board of some sort. There are many types of boards under Alabama Law. This presentation will help municipal clerks understand the legal do's and don'ts when helping to create boards and with working with these various boards. This 1 hour webinar is approved for 1/2 CMC Educational credit. Upon completion a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to the address used during registration.
Online session available to start anytime!
The annual conference provides city clerks and administrators with an overview of important issues and concerns facing them professionally. Municipal Government and management authorities will present timely information on these as well as other professional development topics.
December 2, 2020 to December 4, 2020, Westin Hotel & Resort Huntsville
The Municipal Government Trainings are for individals looking to increase proficiency, professionalism, and knowledge. Municipal clerks, assistant clerks, city managers, administrators, administrative assistants, city treasurers, finance officers and purchasing agents are welcome to attend.
October 21, 2020 to October 23, 2020, Bryant Conference Center
October 4, 2021 to October 6, 2021, Bryant Conference Center
These Municipal Government Trainings are for individals looking to increase proficiency, professionalism, and knowledge. Municipal clerks, assistant clerks, city managers, administrators, administrative assistants, city treasurers, finance officers and purchasing agents are welcome to attend.
February 24, 2021 to February 26, 2021, Embassy Suites--Tuscaloosa
This presentation will include an overview of budgeting, differences between accounting and budgeting, the budgetary cycle, and fund accounting concepts. This program is approved for 1 CMC Education or 1 MMC Advanced Education point through the IIMC. Upon completion a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to the address used during registration.
Online session available to start anytime!
: Records Management 101: Have you ever wanted HOW and WHY to get started managing your organization's records? How about seeing the "do's and don'ts" in automating the basic functions surrounding records. This 1 hour webinar is approved for 1/2 CMC Educational credit. Upon completion a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to the address used during registration.
Online session available to start anytime!
With a population hovering around 6,000 and a general revenue budget at $6.2million, I will give a presentation on my best practices for formulating a budget and what to look for with personnel items, chart of account definitions, appropriations and our format for operating a zero based budget every year. This 2 hour webinar is approved for 1 CMC Educational credit. Upon completion a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to the address used during registration.
Online session available to start anytime!
If your city is like most other municipalities, you run lean on personnel. As the City Clerk, you may find yourself responsible for HR and employee benefits administration in addition to your normal City Clerk duties. Learn about the very basics of HR and employee benefits administration and what resources are available that can help you and your city stay in compliance with the myriad of HR rules, regulations, and laws. This 1 hour webinar is approved for 1/2 CMC Educational credit. Upon completion a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to the address used during registration.
Online session available to start anytime!
The University of Alabama is the home of the National Water Center. The third annual Water Policy Summit will be held in Tuscaloosa, Alabama March 27-29, 2018 the National Water Center. It is a first-of-its-kind facility that leverages the ubiquitous data, robust science, and societal drivers to support informed policy making on water resource issues from the national to the local scale. The Water Policy Summit will bring nationally recognized experts together. The summit will include focused sessions on various topics such as water policies, law, science, engineering, business, management, and more. The theme of this year's summit is Community Resiliency. Continuing education credit will be offered to engineers, geologists, and attorneys.
This course contains no sessions
The University of Alabama invites you to sponsor the Water Policy Summit hosted in conjunction with the National Water Center in Tuscaloosa, a first-of-its-kind facility that leverages the ubiquitous data, robust science, and societal drivers to support informed policy making on water resource issues from the national to the local scale. Held at the Bryant Conference Center and the National Water Center, the summit will include focused sessions on various topics such as water policies, science, engineering, business, management and law.
This course contains no sessions
Live webinar of the Water Policy Summit held in Tuscaloosa, Alabama April 6-7, 2017 at the National Water Center and the Bryant Conference Center. It is a first-of-its-kind facility that leverages the ubiquitous data, robust science, and societal drivers to support informed policy making on water resource issues from the national to the local scale. The Water Policy Summit will bring nationally recognized experts together. The summit will include focused sessions on various topics such as water policies, water law, climate change, hydrology, assessments and much more. The theme of this year's summit is Coastal Resiliency. Panels will address issues that involve coastal water policy, coastal science, ground water, climate change, adaptation and resiliency, and hydrologic extremes. Continuing education credit will be offered to engineers, geologists, and attorneys.
This course contains no sessions
The Water Security Workshop welcomes academics and practitioners from around the world to present, discuss and highlight key issues. To include directions for change, political, scientific, policy making perspectives, and big data.
This course contains no sessions
The certification program was established through UNA's Alabama Planning Institute. Six classes are designed to educate municipal staff and board members with essential skills andknowledge needed to be effective in your position. We will discuss how becoming certified will benefit you andyour community and some of the issues a municipal clerk deals with. This program is approved for 1 CMC Education or 1 MMC Advanced Education point through the IIMC. Upon completion a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to the address used during registration.
Online session available to start anytime!