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Fall Training School General Information

Meeting Rates

FULL PROGRAM
Early Bird Available until August 23

• Member City/Village Municipal Rate: $355
• First-Time Municipal Attendee Rate: $180
• Non-Member Municipal Rate: $545
• NYCOM Network Gold/Silver/Bronze Patron: $465
• Other Company/Organization: $605

ONE-DAY PROGRAM
Early Bird Available until August 23
• Member City/Village Municipal Rate: $215
• First-Time Municipal Attendee Rate: $120
• Non-Member Municipal Rate: $270
• NYCOM Network Gold/Silver/Bronze Patron: $240
• Other Company/Organization: $320

Late Registration:  After August 23 prices will increase $15 for members and $25 for non-members.

Both the FULL PROGRAM and ONE-DAY registration rates include participation in all sessions, the trade show, breaks and the reception Thursday evening. If you wish to participate in meal functions, select your meal option during the registration process.

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 the meeting is casual, except for the Annual Banquet on Thursday evening for which business attire is recommended.

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 21, 2019. 

Certifications

(CLE) Municipal Attorney Continuing Legal Education
NYS Conference of Mayors will be offering CLE credit for relevant sessions at the 2019 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 2019 and are not “repeat” courses for purposes of the NYS CLE Board's “no repeat” rule, unless otherwise noted. Note that 24 CLE classes are tentatively scheduled, offering attendees the option of receiving up to 17.5 hours of CLE credit. Two sessions will be for 1.5 hours of Ethics and Professionalism CLE credit each. The remaining sessions will be for 1.5 hours of Professional Practice CLE credit each, except the session on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 which will be for one hour of Professional Practice credit.

For a copy of NYCOM's CLE Financial Hardship Policy, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at (518) 463-1185.

(CMFO) Credentialed Municipal Finance Officers Program
This program was established to recognize the hard work and dedication of the Local Government Finance Officer that chooses to stay educated and informed of financial issues and compliances in order to maintain a high degree of professionalism in their performance as a finance officer. For more information or if you have questions about the application, please email Bonnie Page.

(RMC) Registered Municipal Clerks
The RMC program was established to recognize educational and professional accomplishments in preparation for a municipal clerk career. For more information, please contact the NYS Association of City & Village Clerks Chairperson.

(CPE) Continuing Professional Education
CPE credit hours are available for Certified Public Accountants. For further information, please contact the NYS Comptroller's Office, Local Government Services and Economic Development at (855) 478-5472 or (518) 408-4934.

(EOA) NYCOM's Elected Officials Academy
The Elected Officials Academy (EOA) is NYCOM’s two-tiered program that facilitates and recognizes the educational and leadership accomplishments of elected city and village officials. Any NYCOM class that you take, conference that you attend, or committee that you serve on will earn you Elected Officials Academy credits.  It doesn't cost you anything to activate your membership, you simply have to complete the online enrollment form. For further information on the EOA and to enroll, please HERE.