Seminars & Events for Anne M. Seurynck
There are misconceptions regarding how the constitution affects public property and public regulations.
Foster Swift attorneys will be in attendance at the 65th Annual Michigan Townships Association Educational Conference & Expo. The conference takes place April 23-26 at the Grand Traverse Resort located in Acme township. Attendees will learn innovative solutions, processes and ideas to affect greatness in their community.
This webinar sponsored by the Michigan Cooperative Directors Association will address common situations that arise for libraries including service animals and public accommodation. We will discuss the requirements of the ADA and what libraries need to know to comply.
This webinar sponsored by the Michigan Cooperative Directors Association will provide a primer on parliamentary procedure to help attendees gain knowledge and understanding in order to attain a level of comfort in the basics of making motions and voting on the matters before them.
Please join us for this half-day program on February 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Marquette Hampton Inn. The program will cover the latest news on millage proposals, property tax appeals, the Freedom of Information Act and the Open Meetings Act. Informational sessions will include take-away materials and ample time for questions from attendees.
Join Foster Swift attorneys Lisa Hamameh, Mike Blum, Cliff Hammond and Anne Seurynck for a FREE seminar on the “Legal Essentials for Municipal Officials.”
Free webinar series to help newly-elected municipal officials get up to speed on the laws that govern Michigan municipalities.
This webinar focused on making sure public bodies timely and accurately respond to FOIA requests.
This webinar identified the best practices to avoid common municipal ethics traps and more.
Public bodies must comply with the requirements of the Michigan Open Meetings Act. This webinar discussed the requirements of the OMA.
Many municipalities are contemplating millages this year in order to properly fund municipal services. However, placing a millage proposal on the ballot can be an exciting but stressful time for a municipality.
This webinar will focus on the basic requirements of the Open Meetings Act, common pitfalls, and ways to avoid those pitfalls.
As public bodies, Michigan libraries must be "transparent," complying with both the Michigan Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act.
The OMA is filled with nuances that can easily lead to innocent missteps which can then result in time-consuming headaches and even costly and potentially damaging litigation.
This webinar focused on the key provisions of a patron policy, the need for consistent enforcement and the importance of due process. We will also discuss handling patron complaints and dealing with the law enforcement.
This session will focus on the authority of a library to place a library millage on the ballot, the legal requirements for the ballot language and the legal aspects of running a millage campaign.
Patron Behavior Policies, Meeting Room Policies, Internet Use Policies, Record Retention and Confidentiality Policies will be the primary focus of this session.