• 2023-2024 Election Webinar Series: Ballot Order, Mail Ballot Signature Verification, and Canceling an Election
    February 28, 2024
    This webinar is part of CML's 2023-2024 Election Webinar Series for clerks. During this webinar you will learn about ballot order, circumstances that must exist for a municipal election to be canceled, canceling an election, determining terms in the event of vacancies, and procedures for verifying mail ballot signature verification. While especially intended for clerks whose municipalities will be having elections in spring 2024, all clerks are welcome to participate.
  • The Ins and Outs of Digital Accessibility
    February 15, 2024

    By now, everyone in the digital world know that websites should be accessible to all users, but do you actually understand what makes a site truly accessible? Digital accessibility is more than just adding alternative text, relying on your developer to make the right decisions, or catering to just one disability or impairment. In this webinar, led by Aten Design Group's in-house, IAAP-certified web accessibility expert, you will learn the ins and outs of digital accessibility.

  • 2023-2024 Election Webinar Series: Nomination, Petitions, and Checking Signatures
    January 5, 2024
    This webinar is part of CML's 2023-2024 Election Webinar Series for clerks. During this webinar, attendees will learn more about nomination petitions, petition packets, and checking signatures. While especially intended for clerks whose municipalities will be having elections in spring 2024.
  • 2023-2024 Election Webinar Series: Election Calendar
    December 14, 2023
    This webinar is part of CML's 2023-2024 election series offered to clerks. In this webinar, participants will learn more about creating an election calendar for both polling place and mail ballot elections, including what elements and time frames need to be considered.
  • Plastic Pollution Reduction Act: Informed Solutions
    July 19, 2023
    The PPRA (SB21-1162) went into effect January 2023. As Colorado moves towards further implementation of the Act, making data-driven decisions will allow municipalities and businesses to reduce plastic pollution in their communities. From how restaurants can replace single-use plastics to how municipalities can adopt effective legislation, this panel will share insight into the information needed to make choices to serve your community. Join Rachel Setzke, senior policy and research associate at Eco-Cycle, and Megan Daum, vice president of sustainability at the American Beverage Association, in this presentation to learn more.
  • Colorado Retail Trends
    July 10, 2023
    Join Aaron Farmer, president of The Retail Coach, and Julie Jacoby, economic development director with the City of Thornton, for a discussion on current retail trends in Colorado. The presentation will also address what municipalities can be doing to build a strong retail recruitment strategy for their community.
  • Legislative Wrap Up: A Review of the 2023 Session
    May 30, 2023
    Learn more at this 2023 Colorado General Assembly wrap up webinar with the CML advocacy team. Get the latest news and ask questions about issues that could affect your city or town.
  • Housing Needs Assessment How-To with the City of Golden
    May 5, 2023
    The presentation will teach you what to expect when undertaking a housing needs assessment for your community, from the why behind the assessment to the RFP process, from community outreach to next steps and implementation of the plan.
  • Webinar: April 2023 Legislative Update
    April 13, 2023
    The CML advocacy team provided an update on the 2023 legislative session of the Colorado General Assembly about potential legislation and issues that could affect your city or town.
  • Municipal Philanthropy: Lessons from City Give, City of Fort Collins
    April 12, 2023
    Presentation materials can be found here.
  • Webinar: Boost Your Employee Benefits with Colorado's 529 Plan
    March 7, 2023
    This 30-minute training will teach you and your Human Resources team about CollegeInvest and how to offer your employees access to the 529 College Savings Program. CollegeInvest is a division of the Colorado Department of Higher Education.
  • Webinar: Hayden's Housing Model
    February 24, 2023
    How a small town is addressing a big issue.
  • Webinar: 2023 Legislative Update
    January 20, 2023
    The CML advocacy team provided an overview of potential legislation for the 2023 legislative session.
  • Webinar: Crisis Communications - Marshall Fire Lessons Learned
    January 18, 2023
    When wildfire hit highly populated areas never imagined to be in a danger zone, it put Boulder County government communicators to the ultimate test.  
  • Psychedelics, Housing & Wine: A Review of 2022’s Propositions 122, 123, & 125
    January 11, 2023
    Presented by Robert Sheesley, CML General Counsel, and Rachel Bender, CML Associate Counsel
    Three of the citizen-initiated statutes approved by voters in November 2022 will impact Colorado municipalities: Proposition 122 (legalizing natural medicine); Proposition 123 (affordable housing funding); and Proposition 125 (allowing the sale of wine in grocery stores).
  • Emerging Broadband Technology for Emergency Communications and Rural and Underserved Communities
    November 10, 2022
    Learn about new, affordable technologies that range from a network in a box, 5g base stations, emerging drone technology, lot solutions, and digital twin.
  • Plastic Pollution Reduction Act (HB21-1162) Webinar and Workgroup - Implementation & Best Practices
    November 3, 2022
    In 2021, the General Assembly passed House Bill 21-1162, the Plastic Pollution Reduction Act. As a result, a statewide fee of 10 cents on plastic and paper bags will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2023. On Nov. 2, 2022, CML, Recycle Colorado, and Colorado Counties, Inc. hosted a webinar and workgroup to discuss the implementation of the law, including best practices for collecting the fee from retail establishments, communication tips, and education resources, and an overview of commonly asked questions.
  • Reducing emissions in your community with the Colorado Clean Diesel Program
    November 1, 2022
    This webinar provides information on the Colorado Clean Diesel Program, a state-wide grant program to help Colorado businesses, municipalities and individuals electrify their non-road equipment including construction equipment, mowers, airport ground support equipment, terminal tractors, and more. Learn about the funding, eligibility requirements, application details, and some available technologies.
  • IT Workgroup to Discuss Website Accessibility Issues in HB21-1110
    October 18, 2022
    The Colorado Municipal League, Colorado Counties Inc, and the Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) formed a working group of IT professionals to discuss website accessibility issues under HB21-1110 (Strengthening Protections for Persons with Disabilities Against Discrimination). The first meeting of this working group took place on Monday, October 17. Participants heard short presentations from staff in Larimer County and Colorado Springs on their approaches to website accessibility and had a chance to discuss with other IT professionals on these issues. 
  • Webinar: Water Law 101
    October 6, 2022
    CML and Water Education Colorado brings Colorado's municipal elected officials and managers Water Law 101. In this 1 1/2 hour-long webinar, attendees hear from Eric Potyondy, water attorney and Fort Collins assistant city attorney, and Susan Ryan, Holland and Hart of counsel who advises on water law. Eric and Susan provide a foundation for better understanding the laws that encapsulate the water discussions happening in Colorado today, and how they are applied to water across the state.