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May 18, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Time Details:
Registration & Breakfast begin at 8:00 AM
The Ohio University Inn & Conference Center
331 Richland Ave
Athens, OH 45701
Members ~ $75 Non-Members ~ $150
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2018 Regional Conference Series ~ Athens

Friday, May 18, 2018

Throughout the spring and summer of 2018, the League staff will be bringing crucial elements of our Annual Conference right to the doorstep of the local leaders who serve Ohio’s cities and villages.

Registration and Payment Deadlines:  Friday May 11 for the May 18 conference. All paid registrations will begin receiving the confirmation email with materials 5 days prior to the conference . If you have any questions about the registration process please feel free to contact Zoë

8:00 am            Registration & Continental Breakfast Begins
8:45 am              Welcome ~ Opening remarks
9:05 am              Legislative Update ~ Kent Scarrett, Executive Director, Ohio Municipal League
9:30 am              Home Rule: Improving a community’s quality of life and fostering  economic development
~ Garry Hunter, Legal Counsel, Ohio Municipal League
10:15 am            Open Records/ Public Meetings ~ Stephen Smith, Attorney, Frost Brown Todd
11:00 am                     Break
11:15 am            Medical Marijuana: The Blunt Facts: What Employers Need to Know about Medical    Marijuana ~ Joseph Durham, Eastman & Smith
12:00 ~ 12:45 pm       Lunch
12:45 pm            Public Nuisances: Prosecution & Abatement of Public Nuisances                             
~ Melissa Ebel, Eastman & Smith
1:30  pm             Economic Development ~ Jobs Ohio  
2:15  pm                       Break
2:30  pm             Social Media: Texts, Tweets & Likes: The Intersection of Social Media and Employment     Law ~ Jonathan Downes, Attorney, Zashin & Rich
4:00 pm              Adjourn

*Same Program for Each Location*