Telecommunications Webinar

Square PEG in a Round Hole: Limits on Municipal Use of Public, Education, and Government Fees This presentation will discuss the federal restrictions on local governments’ use of public, education, and government (“PEG”) fees paid by cable operators to support local government PEG channels, pursuant to the federal Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984. Unlike some types of municipal revenue and funding sources, which carry no restrictions regarding how they may be spent and which are designated for the general...

New Lawyers Call

Claims under the Freedom of Information Act (FIOA) can be challenging to handle.  This presentation will go over general FOIA issues and how to avoid them. Presenter: Lynn Sprately, City of Newport News, Virginia If you care to take part in this call, please email

Code Enforcement Call

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Animal Law Webinar

Effective Animal Ordinances-Dealing with Nuisances Safe and humane communities are a priority. Have you examined your animal services ordinances to ensure they effectively address real not perceived nuisances?  Are they written so they can't be weaponized in petty neighborhood arguments wasting the time of your field services workers?  We will examine some creative habitual nuisance ordinances and provide examples of creative solutions to your animal issues. Speaker: Ledy VanKavage & Katie Barnett

DEI Book Club Meeting

If you care to take part in this call or working group, please email JOIN US May 10th from 3-4 pm ET to discuss How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood by PE Moskowitz.  It is BYOB (Bring Your Own Book/Booze). We welcome those who read the book and those who did not have time but are interested in the topic.  This book is also available on Audible!  Below is the  Amazon description...

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2024 IMLA Mid-Year Seminar
Washington, D.C.: Thursday, April 18 – Sunday, April 21, 2024
Omni Shoreham Hotel

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2023 IMLA 88th Annual Conference
La Quinta, California: Wednesday, September 27 – Sunday, October 1, 2023
La Quinta Resort & Club

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2024 IMLA 89th Annual Conference
Orlando, FL: Wednesday, September 25 – Sunday, September 29, 2024
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

2025 IMLA 90th Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana: Friday, October 17 – Tuesday, October 21, 2025
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

2026 IMLA 91st Annual Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah: Wednesday, September 23 – Sunday, September 27, 2026
Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City

2027 IMLA 92nd Annual Conference
Denver, Colorado: Thursday, October 14 – Monday, October 18, 2027
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

Other Events

2023 Employment Law Program
June 2, 5 & 6, 2023

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2023 IMLA in Canada
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
June 8, 2023

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2023 Section 1983 Program
July 27-28, 2023

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