September 12-16, 2016 • Hilton, Saratoga Springs
NYCOM and the Office of the State Comptroller collaborate each year to create an exciting program known as the Fall Training School. Approximately 400 city and village officials from across the state gather together to attend a variety of innovative training sessions specializing in municipal law, government operations, and local finance issues.
The Fall Training School also hosts the annual business meetings for the NYS Association of City and Village Clerks and the NYS Society of Municipal Finance Officers. These business meetings also serve as their installation banquet for new officers.
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
On-line registration IS OPEN. On-line registration will close September 12th at 9a.m. Meeting registration includes participation in all sessions, the trade show, breaks, dinner Monday evening and the reception Wednesday evening.
|REGISTRATION RATES||Member City/Village||Non-Member (City/Village)||NYCOM Network
|$285 ($295)||$475 ($495)||$395 ($405)||$535 ($555)|
|$185 ($195)||$205 ($225)||$195 (205)||$325 ($345)|
Meals are no longer provided with the Meeting Registration. The only exception for this meeting is the Opening Dinner.
The Department of State will administer the exam for Notary Public on Tuesday, September ?, 2016, 2015 at 10:45 a.m. There must be a minimum of 20 applicants. A payment of $15.00 can be made by check, money order, or Mastercard or Visa. Please make all checks payable to the Department of State. ALL FEES MUST BE PAID TO THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AT THE EXAM. You must register prior to the school so that NYCOM and the Department of State may plan accordingly. Please bring a picture identification. Study booklets are available from the Department of State by calling (518) 474-4429. Time subject to change.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits
The NYS Conference of Mayors will be offering CLE credit for relevant sessions at the 2016 Fall Training School. Attorneys wishing to take advantage of this opportunity MUST PRE-REGISTER for both the Fall Training School AND CLE credits. All NYCOM CLE courses offered at this school contain new content for 2016, and are not “repeat” courses for purposes of the NYS CLE Board's “no repeat” rule.
For a copy of NYCOM's CLE Financial Hardship Policy, contact Wade Beltramo at (518) 463-1185. Note that 21 CLE sessions are tentatively scheduled, offering attendees the option of receiving up to 18 hours of CLE credit in the Area of Professional Practice. One session will be qualify for 1.5 hours of Ethics and Professionalism credit.
NYCOM's 5K Fun-Run or Walk to Benefit ????? - Sponsored by the NYS Municipal Workers' Compensation Alliance
Join us on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. for NYCOM's 5K Fun Run or Walk. ?????????????All payments MUST BE MADE PRIOR to the Fun-Run/Walk and PAID SEPERATELY by cash or check made payable to NYCOM.
Thursday Theme Party
You don't have to be in New Orleans to have some Carnival fun -- grab your costume and mask and join the party Thursday night at the Crowne Plaza. The evening will begin with a New Orlean's style dinner, then its dancing, games and a best dressed contest to top the night off.
Welcome to your first Fall Training School. This week long school provides over 60 sessions geared to help you succeed in your position as a municipal official. As a first-time attendee there is certain information that you will need in order to make sure you get the most out of Fall Training School, so please make sure you notify us if this is your first-time because you do not want to miss out on any special events. The NYS Association of City & Village Clerks and the NYS Society of Municipal Finance Officers will be hosting a By-Invitation-Only welcoming reception for first-time attendees on Monday evening.
Fall Trainin School APP
NYCOM has designed a Fall Training School App to assist attendees on the ins and outs of the Fall Training School. Download the app HERE and get started. The app includes session details, speaker information, listings of expo participants and a GO NYCOM interactive game with prizes. Create your profile NOW and get in the game.
This TENTATIVE AGENDA is updated regularly and is subject to change.
HOTEL RESERVATION DETAILS • HILTON, SARATOGA SPRINGS
|HOTEL RATES||SINGLE||2 MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS||MUNICIPAL OFFICIAL & GUEST||DIRECTIONS|
|HILTON||$281.55||$182.55 (per person)||$281.55 + $89.68||HILTON|
|??||$278.15||$182.65 (per person)||$278.15 + $ 93.66|
The HILTON is the meeting headquarters for the 2016 Fall Training School. All sessions and meals (excluding breakfast), are held at the Hilton Hotel - breakfast is at your host hotel. Hotel reservations must be made with the host hotel directly and must be secured by credit card with a 1-night deposit. Reservations must be cancelled by September ?, 2016 in order to receive a full refund of your deposit.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all inclusive if you are staying at either the Hilton Hotel.
Commuter Meals: If you wish to purchase any meals and you are not at the host hotel or if you are commuting, please make your meal choices when registering online for the meeting. Breakfast is at your host hotel, if you choose to have breakfast at the Hilton, breakfast tickets can be purchased at the NYCOM Registration Desk for $15 per day. The cost of lunch each day for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday is $20 per day. Lunch tickets are interchangeable so if you purchase 2 tickets you can use them on any 2 of the 3 days that we offer lunch. The cost of dinner is $35 per day. If you wish to attend the Annual Banquet or Theme Party dinners, please make your choice while registering online for the meeting. Dinner tickets are NOT interchangeable. If you purchase a ticket for the Annual Banquet, you cannot use it for the Theme Party. There will be no refunds for meals. No exceptions.
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Room blocks will be released on September ?, 2016, so please register early.
MEETING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Policy on Access for the Disabled - The Conference of Mayors makes every effort to plan meetings which are accessible to the disabled. NYCOM requests advance notice by the registrant (including on-site registrants) so that we can make appropriate arrangements.
Attire - The attire for sessions at the Fall Training School is casual. However, the reception and banquet on Wednesday evening is business attire.
Authority to Attend - Attendance at this training event is permitted by section 77-b of the General Municipal Law. Subdivision 2 of the section permits a city to authorize attendance by "any of its members or any officer or employee ... or other person who has been elected pursuant to law to a public office of a municipality for which the term of office has not commenced ..." You are entitled to be reimbursed for all actual and necessary costs incurred while attending this program.
Additional Policies - Refunds will be made in full for registration ONLY, if you notify NYCOM no later than September ?, 2016.