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Lee’s Summit, MO 64086 816.525.7881816.525.7881

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Boonville, Missouri 65233 660.672.4597660.672.4597

Lauber Municipal Law, LLC

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Presentations by Joseph G. Lauber

The Hancock Amendment co-presented a MoBar CLE continuing legal education class sponsored by the Missouri Bar Local Government committee with Kenneth Heinz of Curtis, Heinz, Garrett & O’Keefe, regarding the Missouri Hancock Amendment and its application to Missouri municipal entities, December 2014

Ethical Issues Facing Elected Officials presented a seminar on ethics requirements of officials who serve political subdivisions in Missouri for the Missouri Rural Water Association’s Office Professional’s Seminar, October 2014

Ethical Issues Facing Elected Officials presented a seminar on ethics requirements of officials who serve political subdivisions in Missouri for the Missouri Municipal League’s Elected Officials’ Training Conference, June 2014

Get a “Surge” of Funding Through Community Improvement Districts, presented a seminar discussing the establishment and operation of community improvement districts as downtown revitalization tools for the Missouri Main Street Connection “Get Plugged In…Downtown” conference, August 2013

Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association “City Law 101”, presented components of a continuing legal education seminar regarding public works contracts (July 2013) and municipal revenue sources, July 2012

Ordinances and Resolutions presented a seminar comparing and contrasting the use of ordinances versus resolutions in conducting official municipal business for the Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers — Western District, June 2013

Missouri Public Works Contracts in Brief and Ordinances and Resolutions presented seminars summarizing several of the many issues related to public works contracts and comparing and contrasting the use of ordinances versus resolutions in conducting official municipal business for the Missouri Municipal League’s Elected Official Conference, June 2013

Building Better Cities, presented a seminar that takes a holistic approach to analyzing and improving the ways in which municipalities conduct their business from goal setting, to internal and external analyses, to improving community involvement for St. Clair County EDC meeting (March 2013), Cass County League of Cities (March 2013), Henry-St. Clair County Mayors and Clerks meeting (April 2013), Lawson Board of Aldermen (July 2013)

Economic Development Financing Alternatives and Due Diligence, co-presented a seminar with Tom Kaleko of Springsted, Inc., and Ben Hart of AGH, on a variety of economic development tools available to Missouri municipalities and on recommended best practices for evaluating and approving request for economic incentives for development projects for the Missouri Municipal League’s Annual Conference, September 2012

Missouri Public Works Contracts in Brief and Revenue Sources and the Hancock Amendment presented seminars summarizing several of the many issues related to public works contracts and summarizing various revenue sources available to Missouri municipalities and constitutional restrictions on the use of those sources for the Missouri Municipal League’s Elected Official Conference, June 2012

Our Town: Representing Municipalities and Political Subdivisions, co-presented a continuing legal education class with Joe Gagnon of the Gagnon Law Firm, LLC, regarding the basic issues faced by practitioners who represent municipal entities for the annual Missouri Bar CLE Solo & Small Firm Conference, June 2012

Economic Development Financing Alternatives and Due Diligence, co-presented a seminar with Tom Kaleko of Springsted, Inc., on a variety of economic development tools available to Missouri municipalities and on recommended best practices for evaluating and approving request for economic incentives for development projects for the Missouri Government Finance Officers Association, May 2012

Missouri Economic Development Tools, presented a training session for the Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission summarizing the economic development tools available to attract businesses to communities in Missouri, February 2012

Missouri Public Works Contracts in Brief, presented an information session summarizing several of the many issues related to public works contracts for the MML Central Region meeting, January 2012

Ethics Issues for Elected Officials co-presented a seminar with officials of the Missouri Ethics Commission regarding conflict of interest laws affecting Missouri’s elected and appointed officials for the Missouri Municipal League’s Annual Conference, September 2011.

Using Tax Tools for Downtown Development presented a seminar on the use of economic development sales taxes, MODESA, and MODESA Lite funding mechanisms for downtown revitalization projects for the Missouri Main Street Connection “Get Plugged In…Downtown” conference, August 2011.

Professional Responsibility and Social Networking presented a continuing legal education seminar discussing an attorney’s professional responsibility requirements when using various forms of social networking for the Missouri Municipal Attorneys’ Association Summer Conference, July 2011.

Revenue Sources and the Hancock Amendment invited to present a seminar summarizing various revenue sources available to Missouri municipalities and constitutional restrictions on the use of those sources for the Missouri Municipal League’s Elected Official Conference, June 2011.

Urban Planning in Today’s Real Estate Development Climate, co-presented a seminar discussing economic development tools in the context of planning, including specifically a comparison and contrast of the community improvement district acts in Kansas and Missouri, for the Kansas City Metro Section of the Kansas and Missouri Chapters of the American Planning Association, May 2011.

Public Works Contracts in Missouri, presented a seminar summarizing the many issues related to public works contracts for the Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers’ Association Spring Institute, March 2011.

Public Works Contracts in Missouri, presented a seminar summarizing the many issues related to public works contracts for the Missouri Municipal League’s Elected Official Conference, June 2010.

Public Works Contracts in Missouri, presented a seminar summarizing the many issues related to public works contracts for the American Public Works Association- Missouri Chapter Spring Conference, April 2010.

Missouri Immigration Law: What Cities Need to Know, presented a seminar summarizing the recent changes to Missouri immigration law, including its effects on municipal contracts, employment, police activities, and public works projects for the Missouri Municipal League’s Annual Conference, October 2009.

Get a “Surge” of Funding Through Community Improvement Districts, presented a seminar discussing the establishment and operation of community improvement districts as downtown revitalization tools for the Missouri Main Street Connection “Get Plugged In…Downtown” conference, August 2009.

Making Connections with Community Improvement Districts in Missouri, presented a seminar discussing the establishment and operation of community improvement districts as downtown revitalization tools for the Missouri Main Street Connection “Show Me the Money” conference, October 2008.

Public Works and Red Tape, presented a seminar summarizing the many issues related to public works contracts for the Missouri Municipal League’s Annual Conference, September 2008.

Summary of the Missouri Hancock Amendment, co-presented a training session for the Missouri Municipal League’s Elected Officials Seminar, June 2007 and 2008.

Presentations by Jennifer M. Baird

The Fair Labor Standards Act: Then and Now, presented a seminar on the changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act to the Missouri Association of Councils of Government, September, 2016.

Ethics, Governance Process and Procedures, presented a seminar regarding ethics and conflicts of interest for elected and appointed government officials to the Pension Board Member Education, September, 2016.

A Real Life Application of How a Community Improvement District Can Revitalize Your Community, co presented a seminar with Vicki Vance of the Historic Downtown Liberty Commercial CID and Lyndsey Baxter of the Downtown Excelsior Springs Commercial CID on the economic benefits of forming a Community Improvement District to help fund improvement projects at the Missouri Downtown Revitalization Conference, July, 2016.

Laws Affecting Conflicts of Interest Issues, presented a seminar addressing issues elected and appointed officials can face in their capacity as officials for political subdivisions as part of a series of seminars on municipal governance topics at the Lauber Municipal Law’s Elected Officials Training, April and May, 2016.

Planning, Zoning and Board of Adjustment, presented a seminar addressing the purpose of planning and zoning in municipalities as part of a series of seminars on municipal governance topics at the Lauber Municipal Law’s Elected Officials Training, April and May, 2016.

Annexation, presented a seminar addressing the general process and issues with annexation as part of a series on multiple governance topics at the Lauber Municipal Law’s Elected Officials Training, April and May, 2016.

Getting the Most Out of Your City Attorney, co-presented a seminar with Jeremy Cover of Lauber Municipal Law and Nancy Yendes, City Attorney for the City of Blue Springs, Missouri, addressing recommendations, insights, and best practices for cities to obtain effective representation from their city attorney at the Missouri Municipal League Annual Conference, September 2015

FTC ‘Red Flag’ Rule and the City of Sugar Creek Missouri, presented training to the City of Sugar Creek, Missouri staff regarding updates to the identity theft prevention program known as the Red Flag Rule, 2009, 2010, and 2015

Get a ‘Surge’ of Funding Through Community Improvement Districts, presented a seminar on the economic benefits of forming a community improvement district to help fund improvement projects at the Missouri Downtown Revitalization Conference, July, 2015

Laws Affecting Conflict of Interest Issues, presented a seminar addressing issues elected and appointed officials can face in their capacity as officials for political subdivisions as part of a series of seminar on multiple governance topics at the Lauber Municipal Law’s Newly Elected Official’s Training, May and June 2015

Planning, Zoning, and Board of Adjustment, presented a seminar addressing the purpose of planning and zoning in municipalities as part of a series of seminars on multiple governance topics at the Lauber Municipal Law’s Newly Elected Officials Training, May and June 2015

Annexation, presented a seminar addressing the general process and issues with annexation as part of a series of seminars on multiple governance topics at the Lauber Municipal Law’s Newly Elected Officials Training, May and June 2015

Laws Affecting Conflict of Interest Issues, presented a seminar addressing issues elected and appointed officials can face in their capacity as officials for political subdivisions at the Missouri Rural Water Association Annual Conference, March 2015

Dangerous Building, presented a training seminar to assist a newly formed Dangerous Building Committee as to the process for hearing and determining the nuisance of property for the City of Gladstone, Missouri, 2012

FTC ‘Red Flag’ Rule and the City of Lawson, Missouri, presented training to the City of Lawson, Missouri staff regarding the identity theft prevention program known as the Red Flag Rule, 2009

FTC ‘Red Flag’ Rule and the City of Greenwood, Missouri, presented training to the City of Greenwood, Missouri staff regarding the identity theft prevention program known as the Red Flag Rule, 2009

FTC ‘Red Flag’ Rule and the City of Grain Valley, Missouri, presented training to the City of Grain Valley, Missouri staff regarding the identity theft prevention program known as the Red Flag Rule, 2008

Missouri Sunshine Law, Subdivision and Zoning Laws, presented a series of seminars on multiple municipal governance topics as part of the Williams & Campo Local Government Series, 2008

Workplace Violence, Sexual Harassment and the Workplace, presented a series of seminar on multiple municipal governance topics as part of the City of Lee’s Summit’s Safety Fair, 2005

Presentations by Jeremy V. Cover

Revenue Sources and Economic Development, presented an overview of the various types of statutorily authorized revenue sources for municipalities and economic development options and ideas for small towns, Henry County Mayors Meeting, October 2016

Senate Bill 572 and the Macks Creek Law, co-presented a seminar with Mark Levitt regarding the statutory changes affecting municipal courts and municipal ordinance violations at the Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association Summer Seminar, July 2016

Ordinances, Resolutions and the Basics of Parliamentary Procedure, presented an overview of ordinances, resolutions, and parliamentary procedure to the Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association New Clerks’ Institute, March 2016

Senate Bill 5 and the Macks Creek Law, presented a legislative update on the statutory changes regarding municipal courts and traffic citation revenue to the Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association, Western Division Group, January 2016

Missouri’s Sunshine Law and Records Management, presented a seminar on Missouri’s open records law and best practices in records management to the Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association Regional Conference, October 2015

Senate Bill 5 and the Macks Creek Law, presented a legislative update on the statutory changes regarding municipal courts and traffic citation revenue to the Cass County League of Cities, October 2015

Getting the Most Out of Your City Attorney, co-presented a seminar with Jennifer Baird of Lauber Municipal Law and Nancy Yendes, City Attorney for the City of Blue Springs, addressing recommendations, insights, and best practices for cities to obtain effective representation from their city attorney at the Missouri Municipal League Annual Conference, September 2015

Missouri’s Sunshine Law, presented a webinar on the background, best practices, and nuances associated with Missouri’s open records law as part of the St. Louis County Municipal League’s Municipal Officials Training Academy, August 2015

Municipal Revenue Sources and the Hancock Amendment, presented a seminar addressing the sources of authority, revenue generating activities, and constitutional limitations at the Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association Summer Seminar, July 2015

 

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