Event Calendar

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April 2021


Hiring & Application Process

04/21/2021

Wednesday, April 21st   10am - 11:15am, CT

Description: Our employees are our #1 asset! County government provides services to our taxpayers; without qualified people we can’t provide those services. In many areas across the state we are operating in an “employee’s market”. It has become increasingly hard to find qualified and committed employees. This session will cover the basic process to fill vacancies in your county, provide tips for those hard-to-fill jobs, and provide an overview of the technical tasks such as writing the job advertisement and applying Veteran’s Preference.  
Attention State's Attorneys: This webinar has been approved for 1.25 ND CLE credit / Event# 20210421NDAC

Presenter: Tanya Wieler, HR Consultant, Dakota Dynamics

Fee: $35
         **Attendees will earn 1.25 ILG training hours
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3480702381967675404


County Budgeting 101

04/28/2021

Wednesday, April 28th    10am - 11:30am, CT

Description: Learn about the basics of the county budget process, supporting documents, timeline, and the role of county officials and department heads in the budget process. Note for Commissioners: This webinar completes your "Budgeting" training requirement.

Presenter: Linda Svihovec, NDACo Research Analyst & Retired McKenzie County Auditor/Treasurer

Fee: FREE
         **Attendees will earn 1.5 ILG training hours
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/687210574793457933

May 2021


Legislative Wrap-Up

05/10/2021
Bismarck, ND

The Legislative Wrap-Up will be held Monday, May 10 in Bismarck, with the option to attend online. It is a one-day event focused on reviewing the major county bills that were acted upon during the Session, what changes affect county government and what issues will be returning next Session. Hear about the top issues from those who know them best and receive 2 FREE ILG training hours pertaining to the Legislative Process! 


CEG Monthly Safety Moment: Fire Extinguishers

05/12/2021

Wednesday, May 12th   10am - 10:30am, CT

Description: Fires can happen in just about any workspace.  Having a serviceable fire extinguisher readily available, and knowing how to use it, can make the difference between relatively minor incident and a major catastrophe.  In this webinar we will discuss the classes of fire extinguishers, where and how to mount and signal them, general instruction on how to use them and inspect them, and contemplate who in you organization should be trained to use them.

The County Employer Group (CEG) is committed to providing answers and assistance to our members through webinars, on-site consultations and presentations.

Presenter: Patrick Engelhart, CSP, NDACo County Employer Group (CEG) Safety Manager

Fee: FREE
         **Attendees will earn a .5 ILG training hour.
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9143466542559728143


Got 15?! Office of State Tax Commissioner Monthly Webinar

05/12/2021

Wednesday, May 12th    3pm - 3:15pm, CT   

Description: What to do in May to prepare for June.  Vacant Lot Worksheets, Finalizing Sales Ratio Study, Preparation/Presentation to State Board of Equalization, List of New Growth/Decreases
Fee: FREE
         **Attendees will earn a .25 ILG training hour.
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7023254079690270224


ND Sheriffs & Deputies Meeting

05/13/2021
Baymont Inn, Mandan

TENTATIVE CONFERENCE AGENDA LINKED HERE

For more information contact: 

Donnell Preskey Hushka, Executive Director County Sheriff's and Deputies Association

donnell.hushka@ndaco.org

701-328-7337


Ethics in County Government

05/19/2021

Wednesday, May 19   10am - 11:30am, CT

Description: Don't let ethical dilemmas grind you down. Tune into this fun and interactive webinar to put your brain and heart to the test to help guide your decision making into the future to ensure you are ready for the next challenge. Note for Commissioners: This webinar completes your "Ethics in Government" training requirement.

Attention State's Attorneys: This webinar has been approved for 1.5 ND ethics credit or 1.5 ND CLE credit / Event# 20210519NDAC

Presenter: Aaron Birst, NDACo Legal Counsel & Assistant Executive Director of Policy

Fee: FREE
         **Attendees will earn 1.5 ILG training hours
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6396576432347294476

Mill Levy Essentials

05/20/2021

Thursday, May 20th    10am - 11:30am, CT

Description: What is a mill levy and how is it calculated? The value of a mill is different for almost every entity in the state. Understand how values and budgets are separate functions, yet work together to determine the information on the property tax statement. We will walk you through the maximum mill levy worksheets and provide guidance on gathering the information needed to create an accurate levy.

Presenter: Linda Svihovec, NDACo Research Analyst & Retired McKenzie County Auditor/Treasurer

Fee: FREE
         **Attendees will earn 1.5 ILG training hours
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4361891684518630157

June 2021


ND County Recorders Association Conference

06/08/2021
Fargo

The event will be held June 8-10, at the West Fargo Convention Center.

 

Contact:  Katie Nadeau, Ramsey County Recorder for information.

524 4th Ave NE Unit 30
Devils Lake ND 58301-2400
701-662-7018
knadeau@nd.gov

 

 


Got 15?! Office of State Tax Commissioner Monthly Webinar

06/09/2021

Wednesday, June 9th    3pm - 3:15pm, CT   

Description: What to do in June to prepare for July. (Gathering Information for Appeals, Continuing Education)
Fee: FREE
         **Attendees will earn a .25 ILG training hour.
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8930531820416576016


CEG Monthly Safety Moment: Heat Illness Prevention

06/16/2021

Wednesday, June 16th   10am - 10:30am, CT

Description: Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extreme heat or humid conditions. There are a range of heat illnesses and they can affect anyone, regardless of age or physical condition.  In this webinar, we will discuss employer responsibilities to protect workers from heat illnesses.  We will examine the different types of heat-related illnesses, general first aid for heat injury/illness, and the different controls we can use to help prevent these illnesses.

The County Employer Group (CEG) is committed to providing answers and assistance to our members through webinars, on-site consultations and presentations.

Presenter: Patrick Engelhart, CSP, NDACo County Employer Group (CEG) Safety Manager

Fee: FREE
         **Attendees will earn a .5 ILG training hour.
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8597394092624844047


ND Auditors & Treasurers Association Conference

06/29/2021
Canad Inn/Alerus Center, Grand Forks

Click here for Agenda and information on the event.

Registration closes on Friday, June 11. 

The Canad Inn guest block will be under Group # 23377.

You can call central reservations number 1-888-332-2623(CANAD) or the hotel directly 701-772-8404 and advise of the group number.

For more information contact: 

Donnell Preskey Hushka, Executive Director County Auditors and Treasurers Associations

donnell.hushka@ndaco.org

701-328-7337

July 2021


CEG Monthly Safety Moment: Working Alone

07/14/2021

Wednesday, July 14th   10am - 10:30am, CT

Description: Oftentimes our county employees are required to complete tasks while working alone, and this can bring with it a higher level of risk. This webinar will discuss the risks encountered when working alone, and will look at the components of an effective Lone Worker safety policy. 

The County Employer Group (CEG) is committed to providing answers and assistance to our members through webinars, on-site consultations and presentations.

Presenter: Patrick Engelhart, CSP, NDACo County Employer Group (CEG) Safety Manager

Fee: FREE
         **Attendees will earn a .5 ILG training hour.
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6460301929018967311


Got 15?! Office of State Tax Commissioner Monthly Webinar

07/14/2021

Wednesday, July 14th    3pm - 3:15pm, CT   

Description: What to do in July to prepare for August.  (Tax Appeals Process, Handling Credit Applications, Finalizing Taxable Value, Omitted Assessments)
Fee: FREE
         **Attendees will earn a .25 ILG training hour.
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5963594250863191056

August 2021


ND Tax Directors Association Conference

08/09/2021
Bismarck

Contact:   Amber Gudajtes, Grand Forks Tax Director for information.

PO Box 5294
Grand Forks, ND 58206-5294
701-780-8259
amber.gudajtes@gfcounty.org
 

Got 15?! Office of State Tax Commissioner Monthly Webinar

08/11/2021

Wednesday, August 11th    3pm - 3:15pm, CT   

Description: What to do in August to prepare for September.  (Tax Levy Reporting, Assessment Clean Up, Possessory Interest Review, Ag Land Value Procedures)
Fee: FREE
         **Attendees will earn a .25 ILG training hour.
Important Notes:
**This is a webinar. The webinar will be recorded. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can email Alisha at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org to request a copy.
**You are able to comment & ask questions during the webinar. Each participant will have a dialogue box during the webinar where you can simply input questions & comments.
**Attendees will receive an email confirmation after registration. This confirmation will also include a link to join the webinar at the specific time & date.
**Prior to the webinar, attendees will receive an email with any handouts or copies of PowerPoints to follow along.
 

REGISTER HERE:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/587380414247815952

October 2021


NDACo Annual Conference

10/03/2021
Bismarck Event Center

The NDACo Annual Conference is NDACo’s premier educational and networking event. Held every October, the conference is a two-day gathering of over 500 officials, guests and vendors from across the state. Conference activities include:
• Educational workshops, including ILG-credit qualifying classes
• Vendor displays in two indoor venues and an outdoor large-equipment display
• NDACo Board of Directors elections
• Discussion and voting on important legislative resolutions and initiatives
• Topical keynote speakers and special guests
• ILG awards and graduation
• Excellence in County Government Awards
• Presentation of scholarship winners
• Scheduled and informal opportunities to network with other county folks, partners, state officials and others.

All county officials are strongly urged to attend the NDACo Annual Conference & Expo. Many consider it essential to their ability to provide the best service to their constituents.

A special conference page and online registration will be made available approximately July 1.

May 2022


ND Clerks of Court Association Conference

05/13/2022
The 2021 Conference is Cancelled

Contact:  Susan Hoffer, Ward County Clerk of Court for information.

PO Box 5005
Minot ND 58702-5005
701-857-6600
shoffer@ndcourts.gov