Week of April 9, 2012

  • Published: April 9, 2012
  • Manners matter
    The Alabama Department of Commerce (aka Alabama Development Office) and Alabama State University are co-hosting a free half-day class called “Dinners, Doors & Deals: Why International Protocol Matters” designed for public officials. The class is April 26 at ASU. Get the details and registration info from this flyer.

    People skills
    The full agenda is now available for the County Government Education Institute course on Personnel Management, scheduled for May 30-31 in Prattville.

    New faces, already
    A close look at the results of the March primary election in Alabama reveals that at least 60 of the county commission seats will have new faces next November. The orientation program — which is actually Course 1 in the mandatory county commissioner training program — is again scheduled for December.

    ATRIP update
    A total of about $400 million in plans were submitted for the first phase of the ATRIP program by the March 30 deadline.

    Calling all county attorneys
    The annual City-County CLE is less than a month away. It’s scheduled for May 4 and 5 at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach. Get the details.