Crystal balls not required! All of Ontario’s municipal councils will be impacted by Bill 68, but does your municipality have a plan on how to handle these changes and impacts?  We now know that certain changes will take effect January 2018 and March 2019.  Join AMO at one of two events that will walk participants through a checklist of things to do, timing and considerations.

workshopIn Person: Half-Day Workshop

Highlights of what will be discussed include:
  • Understanding the Role of the Mandatory Integrity Commissioner, including Conflict of Interest
  • Choosing an Integrity Commissioner
  • Codes of Conduct
  • Meeting Definitions
  • Budgets, Plans and a Lame Duck Council
  • New Policy Requirements
The Details:
  • Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (please note lunch is not included)
  • Location: Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario
  • Cost: AMO Members: $205 plus HST ($231.65)  |  Non-Members: $225 plus HST ($254.25)


Highlights of what will be discussed include:
  • This one-hour webinar will provide a high-level look at the major impacts to you and your Municipality, and will provide a checklist of what you need to do now.
The Details:
  • Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Location: Online at your desk, log-in credentials will be e-mailed
  • Cost: AMO Members: $75 plus HST ($84.75)  |  Non-Members: $95 plus HST ($107.35)

Course Facilitators

Fred Dean is a municipal solicitor who acts exclusively for municipalities and municipal associations in Ontario. Fred is the former City Solicitor for Sudbury, and he now serves local government by giving advice to municipal officials across Ontario.

Nigel Bellchamber is a private consultant who has provincial ministries, municipalities, special purpose bodies and municipal associations as his clientele. Nigel's municipal experience in Ontario includes CAO positions at both Huron and Middlesex Counties and as Commissioner of Finance and Administration and City Treasurer for the City of London.