Get Streamlined, Get Focused, Get Organized
Do you need help “getting it all together?” If not, we’ll try to be friends anyway. But if so, join us as
we inspire you to create and live our priorities, streamline our workload so we have more time for what’s important and get organized to live our best life. Make sure you’ve had your coffee before attending this fast-paced session that will help you leave the convention on the right foot!
Presenter:Jodi Buresh, CFE, Director of Partnerships – Saffire
Moderator:Troy Beise, Wright County
Intro to Google Docs
Come and learn the basics about Google Docs.
Open Meeting Law
Elected officials are legally required to conduct business in a public forum. A violation of the Open Meeting Law can affect the credibility of the organization and its leaders, as well as expose them to litigation, fines and penalties. Session highlights: what constitutes a meeting; when the governing body can legally close a meeting; how to properly notice, close and record meetings;penalties that can accompany violations of the Open Meeting Law; how MCIT coverage responds to claims that allege a violation of the Open Meeting Law.
Presenter: Karen Clayton Ebert, MCIT Senior Staff Counsel for Risk Control
Moderator:Dennis Van Moorlehem, MFCF District 2 Director
Department of Agriculture County Fair Grant Update
Get an update on the grant programs (including both AGRI and Legacy funding) and learn what qualifies.Get tips for the application and close-out processes.
Presenter:Lisa Sawyer, Ag Marketing and Development, MN Dept of Ag
Moderator:Brian Carlson, MFCF District 8 Director
Fair Board Electrical Safety Per the 2020 NEC
This presentation will be on electrical safety on Fairgrounds permanent and temporary structures, electrical licensing and inspection requirements, and how the 2020 National Electrical Code changes may affect the Fairgrounds.
Presenters:Steven Dudley, Senior Electrical Representative and Wade Schlie, Electrical Area Representative
Moderator: Jeff Potter, MFCF District 7 Director
SHARING TABLE:Demolition Derbies: Rules and Specs
Moderator:Steve Hallan, MFCF District 3 Director
SHARING TABLE:Fair Surveys
Moderator:Steve Storck, MFCF Vice President