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MORNING BREAK OUTS
11:15am – 12:15pm

DEVEREUX Room

The Future of Law Enforcement Liability and What We Can do About it Now

In this interactive session, Tami will talking about trends in law enforcement liability and what’s happening in the insurance market for Law Enforcement Liability coverage. She’ll talk about what CIRSA’s doing, and what governing bodies and managers can do, in these turbulent times. And you’re invited to share your concerns, as well as your thoughts on other ways that risk management resources can be used to address this expanding area of liability.

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Tami Tanoe

Tami Tanoue was previously in private practice with the firm of Griffiths, Tanoue, Light, Harrington & Dawes, where she served CIRSA as its contract General Counsel and was City or Town Attorney for several Colorado municipalities. Prior to that, she was Staff Attorney for the Colorado Municipal League.

COLORADO Room

Parking Strategies How an Effective Parking Management Program Can Increase Vibrancy DowntownTHURSDAY BREAK OUT SESSIONS 5

In this session learn about the positive transformation of the Downtown Core’s of Idaho Springs and Breckenridge.  An effective managed parking program can increase retail revenues, vibrancy and sales tax revenues in your Community.  Learn how green, solar powered, paperless and contactless technologies coupled with responsive, local  people can potentially enhance the vibrancy of your Downtown Core with no up front capital investment or ongoing operating costs.

ROOSEVELT Room

How to Negotiate Your Employment Agreement

In this session participants will hear and learn about negotiating the finer points of an employment agreement between the Manager and the Governing Body. The boilerplate ICMA Employment Agreement will be used as a base document. Understand current Colorado law regarding severance and how to negotiate it to your advantage. Other seemingly minor, but important benefits (education funds, membership expenses, etc.)  Finally, how to take the initiative (in a nice way) in the overall negotiations of the Agreement.

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Greg Schulte
CCCMA Senior Advisor (retired Manager)

With over 30 yers of local government management experience, including service as both a City and County Manager, Greg has learned several lessons, some of them difficult, on what to pay attention to when negotiating your employement agreement.  He is currently serving as a Senior Advisor for CCCMA

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Karen Daly
ICMA Regional Director (retired Manager)

Karen Daly is a former city manager with over 30 years of service to 5 Texas cities.  As a mother with young children, she negotiated an employment agreement which made her more successful in both of her roles.  Karen works with ICMA’s Managers in Transition and has lots of lessons learned by keeping your exit strategy in mind as you start your job.

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Amber Blake

Amber participated on the ICMA Model Employment Agreement Task Force and presented on this topic in 2020 on behalf of the Task Force at ICMA.  Amber is the Assistant City Manager for the City of Durango and served as  Interim City Manager Oct 2019 – Sept 2020.

LUNCH BREAK Session
12:30 – 1:30pm

ROOSEVELT Room

Bring your lunch to a fun session from ILG

How to Hit it Out of the Ball Park! 

  • Bring your smart phone and be ready to test your HR acumen in this engaging game show format
  • No HR department?  No problem!  You will learn basic HR best practices to engage your team!
  • Surprises and prizes abound!
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Ann McCord, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, PI
Senior Managing Partner, COO, Senior Investigator, ILG

Anne has dedicated her career to building transformational work cultures that drive business results.   She has over 20 years of Executive-level Human Resources experience in the high tech, start up and non-profit worlds and brings a client-centered vantage point to the ILG team.

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Jen Volmer, PHR, PI
Senior Partner, CXO, Senior Investigator, ILG

Prior to joining ILG, Jen worked in the legal field for over 20 years specializing in human resources, talent acquisition, strategic planning and client satisfaction. Jen has experience in creating and implementing surveys, organizing data, project design and project management. Jen has deep experience in building and maintaining healthy company culture.

AFTERNOON BREAK OUTS
2:00pm – 3:15pm

DEVEREUX Room

DOLA Update

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DOLA Regional Managers will be hosting roundtable discussions about DOLA programs and recovery resources. Learn about new and additional funding: OEDIT partnerships, RENEW, Housing Incentives, ARP, Main Street and Recovery Roadmaps.

COLORADO Room

The Middle Mile and Other Local Government Broadband Challenges and Opportunities

Miriam Gillow-Wiles, SW COG

ROOSEVELT Room

Equity in Action: Social Equity Licensing in the Marijuana Industry

THURSDAY BREAK OUT SESSIONS 6While government leaders consider your own diversity, equity, and inclusion plans, lawmakers are contemplating policy changes to create equity in certain industries. In 2020 the Colorado General Assembly created a special licensing framework for social equity applicants in the marijuana industry. Learn what this framework means for local regulators and the precedent it sets for other industries.