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Yakima Valley Conference of Governments – How-to Series I

May 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A New Perspective on Council Meetings

We’re in a strange time with our online council meetings. Sometimes they work well, but sometimes they are too long or run rough. This entertaining and interactive workshop offers a new perspective on how to run effective and fair meetings online that serve your constituents. After taking this workshop, you will be able to:

  • State the authority and role of mayor, council members, and staff
  • Choose your council discussion guidelines to improve efficiency, while respecting the voice of all
  • Use 5 tools for better online meetings
  • Describe what to do if you oppose the decision
  • Respond to difficult people and disorder in your meetings

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May 13, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm