Northeast Holiday Seminar 2020

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Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 1:00 - 4:00 pm | Virtual Seminar

2020/21 Economic Update - The Past is Prologue (1:10 PM to 2:00 PM) 

The 2020 election results, the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertain revenue streams and the prospects for Federal financial assistance have all come together to challenge the public sector like none other.  Gain perspective on where the economy is, what financial indicators are showing for 2021 and the prospects for economic recovery in New York and the Capital/Saratoga Region. 

1 CPE - Advisory Services / 1 GFI Elective Credit


Chase Byler, Associate Director

Michael Marino, Relationship Manager


Setting Water and Sewer Rates for Your Entity (2:10 PM to 3:00 PM)

Learn the basic principles of water and sewer rate setting, the factors affecting water and sewer rates as well as the cost categories for these critical services.  This session will also discuss the criteria needed to properly establish and design a rate structure for water and sewer districts in New York. 

Other topics to be covered include the impacts of the COVID pandemic on water usage and revenue as well as the latest on regulations regarding 1,4 Dioxane (as well as PFAS and PFOS) and their financial impact on capital projects for water systems.

1 CPE - Specialized Knowledge (Gov't) / 1 GFI Elective Credit


Michael Maker, Executive Consultant 

Eric Callocchia, Executive Consultant 

NewGen Strategies and Solutions, LLC 

Social Media, the Remote Workforce, and Limiting Legal Liability in Your Office (3:10 PM to 4:00 PM)

With more employees working remotely, access to your entity's systems from non-work locations is growing.  How can your entity manage its exposure to social media in this environment?  This session will cover the legal liabilities your entity may be exposed to and what your entity can (and should not) do in managing employees use of social media.

1 CPE - Advisory Services / 1 GFI Elective Credit


Kate Reid, Member

Bond Schoeneck & King




  • Payment should be made in advance.
  • If you need a hard copy of registration, please contact the office. 
  • A recording of the program will be sent to all registrants.


  • CPE- Only confirmed viewers of the live program can receive CPE credits.
  • GFI- Credit can be earned from both live and recordings of the program.


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  • Cancellations made up to one week prior to the event, will be refunded the registration fee less an administrative fee of $15.00.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than one week before the event; the registrant is liable for the full amount of registration.
  • No Shows are liable for all registration fees.
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December 10th, 2020 1:00 PM through  4:00 PM
The Comfort of Your Home or Office, NY
Event Fee(s)
Seminar Fee
Member $ 60.00
Non-Member $ 90.00