Institute for Local Officials



March 3-4, 2017
Omni Richmond
100 South 12th Street | Richmond, VA 23219

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This event replaces what was previously known as the Newly Elected Officials Conference and is open to newly elected officials and veterans alike.


  • Comprehensive Planning
  • Council / Manager Relations
  • Basic Law Making / The Dillon Rule
  • Budgeting
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Conflicts of Interest Act
  • Public officials’ liability

Attendees will earn 10 of the 40 hours required to achieve Level One (Local Government Basics) certification in the VML Leadership Academy.

Cost: $175 for Members and $75 for Guests.

Book your room at the Omni here. Hotel accommodations are available at the group rate of $132/single and $142/double. The cut-off date for accepting reservations into this room block is Friday, February 17, 2017. 

For questions or more information, please contact Leslie Amason at (804) 523-8528 or