34 episodes

“The Podcast Local Governments Need to do Business.”

Quorum Forum Ancel Glink

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“The Podcast Local Governments Need to do Business.”

    33: “Ring in the New Year” Caller Special

    33: “Ring in the New Year” Caller Special

    Quorum Forum
    33: “Ring in the New Year” Caller Special

    Quorum Forum podcast welcomes Ancel Glink’s Adam Simon to celebrate the new year and his recent appellate court victory helping municipalities correctly collect cable franchise fees. Then, we ring in 2020 by taking calls and answering questions about public employees, public comment, cannabis, and more. What questions are you facing in the new year? Leave us a voicemail at 312.604.9178, or email us at podcast@ancelglink.com!

    Resources
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    Municipal Minute
    Court Awards Cable Franchise Fees to Village over County: http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2019/11/court-awards-cable-franchise-fees-to.html
    Local Governments Prepare Responses to Cannabis Trailer Bill: http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2019/11/local-governments-prepare-responses-to.html
    PAC Provides Guidance on “General Subject Matter” for Agenda Items: http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2019/11/pac-provides-guidance-on-general.html

    New Public Labor Relations Law, (SB 1784, PA 101-620): http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/101/PDF/101-0620.pdf

    ELGL, Accessible Government Websites and Digital Services Webinar: https://elgl.org/rewind-accessible-government-websites-and-digital-services/

    IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference, Jan. 23-25: https://www.ilparksconference.com/
    ILCMA Winter Conference, Feb. 5-7: https://www.ilcma.org/conferences/

    Credits
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    Producer: Daniel J. Bolin
    Assistant Producers: Matt DiCianni, Christy Michaelson
    Executive Producers: Julie Tappendorf, Keri-Lyn Krafthefer
    Chair: Daniel J. Bolin
    Engineers: Ricardo Perez, Matt Smith

    This podcast is provided as a service to our public and private sector clients and friends. It is intended to provide timely general information of interest, but should not be considered a substitute for legal advice. Read our full disclaimer: ancelglink.com/disclaimers.

    • 43 min
    32: Holiday Special! New Laws for 2020

    32: Holiday Special! New Laws for 2020

    It's a Quorum Forum podcast holiday special! Ancel Glink attorneys are telling Santa what local governments need to know for the holidays and beyond. Christy Michaelson discusses maintaining city sidewalks, busy sidewalks, while Aaron Bitterman talks recent tort immunity cases. Finally, Mark Heinle reviews new laws affecting local governments and employers in the new year, on topics ranging from sexual harassment to the minimum wage. What do you think local governments need to know for the new year? Email Santa at podcast@ancelglink.com!

    Resources
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    IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference, Jan. 23-25: https://www.ilparksconference.com/

    Credits
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    Producer: Christy Michaelson
    Assistant Producers:, Matt DiCianni
    Executive Producers: Julie Tappendorf, Keri-Lyn Krafthefer
    Chair: Daniel J. Bolin
    Engineers: Ricardo Perez, Matt Smith

    This podcast is provided as a service to our public and private sector clients and friends. It is intended to provide timely general information of interest, but should not be considered a substitute for legal advice. Read our full disclaimer: ancelglink.com/disclaimers

    • 1 hr 9 min
    31: Closed Session for Litigation

    31: Closed Session for Litigation

    Ancel Glink litigation partner Ellen Emery joins us for a meeting at the dog park to preview the 2019 Illinois Association of Park Districts Legal Symposium and significant court decisions affecting your district’s day-to-day operations. Later, we adjourn to closed session to talk about what local governments should know about the Open Meetings Act exception for discussing litigation. What questions do you have about discussing litigation in closed session? Email us at podcast@ancelglink.com!

    Resources
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    IAPD Legal Symposium, Nov. 14: https://www.ilparks.org/page/legalsymposium
    IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference, Jan. 23-25: https://www.ilparksconference.com/
    ELGL Website Accessibility Webinar: https://elgl.org/is-your-website-accessible-to-those-with-disabilities-should-it-be/

    Credits
    ---
    Producer: Daniel J. Bolin
    Assistant Producers: Matt DiCianni, Christy Michaelson
    Executive Producers: Keri-Lyn Krafthefer, Julie Tappendorf
    Chair: Daniel J. Bolin
    Engineers: Ricardo Perez, Matt Smith
    Audio effects courtesy of Klankbeeld: https://freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/

    This podcast is provided as a service to our public and private sector clients and friends. It is intended to provide timely general information of interest, but should not be considered a substitute for legal advice. Read our full disclaimer: ancelglink.com/disclaimers

    • 35 min
    #30 Cannabis Q&A – Live from #APAIL19!

    #30 Cannabis Q&A – Live from #APAIL19!

    Join us for a special meeting of Ancel Glink’s Quorum Forum podcast recorded live from the Expo Stage at the American Planning Association, Illinois State Conference in Evanston! Kurt Asprooth and Dan Bolin answer questions from planners about the forthcoming introduction of recreational cannabis in Illinois. Do you have questions about recreational cannabis? Email us at podcast@ancelglink.com!

    Credits
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    Producer: Daniel J. Bolin
    Assistant Producers: Christy Michaelson, Matt DiCianni
    Executive Producers: Julie Tappendorf, Keri-Lyn Krafthefer
    Chair: Daniel J. Bolin
    Engineers: Ricardo Perez, Matt Smith

    This podcast is provided as a service to our public and private sector clients and friends. It is intended to provide timely general information of interest, but should not be considered a substitute for legal advice. Read our full disclaimer: ancelglink.com/disclaimers

    • 32 min
    #29 Wagering, Watchdogs, and Websites - Live from IML 2019!

    #29 Wagering, Watchdogs, and Websites - Live from IML 2019!

    The latest Quorum Forum podcast was recorded live from Kitty O’Shea’s at the 2019 Illinois Municipal League Conference! State Rep. Chris Welch and Kurt Asprooth join us to discuss sports betting and gaming, while Keri-Lyn Krafthefer talks about government transparency and watchdog groups. Finally, Matt DiCianni takes a look at the future of local government websites. What interesting things did you learn at IML this year? Email us at podcast@ancelglink.com!

    Credits
    ---
    Producer: Daniel J. Bolin
    Assistant Producers: Matt DiCianni, Christy Michaelson
    Executive Producers: Keri-Lyn Krafthefer, Julie Tappendorf
    Chair: Daniel J. Bolin
    Engineers: Ricardo Perez, Matt Smith

    This podcast is provided as a service to our public and private sector clients and friends. It is intended to provide timely general information of interest, but should not be considered a substitute for legal advice. Read our full disclaimer: ancelglink.com/disclaimers

    • 47 min
    #28 Nice Meeting U!

    #28 Nice Meeting U!

    Quorum Forum podcast is heading back to school at Nice Meeting University! Ancel Glink’s Stewart Diamond teaches us about rules for good local government meetings, while Ashton Tunk covers Open Meetings Act news. We also study hard seltzer consumers' claims of immunity from statutes and local ordinances, based on the theory "there ain't no laws when you're drinking claws." What tips do you have for good local government meetings? Email us at podcast@ancelglink.com!

    Learn More
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    Interested in Diamond’s Rules of Order?
    Email sdiamond@ancelglink.com!

    Quorum Forum 10, Live from IML 2018! with Stewart Diamond
    http://quorumforum.ancelglink.com/2018/10/live-from-iml-2018.html

    Municipal Minute, Open Meetings Act “Personnel” Exemption Expanded
    http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2019/08/open-meetings-act-personnel-exemption.html

    Municipal Minute, Amendments to OMA Allow Alternative Training for Municipal Officials
    http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2019/08/amendments-to-oma-allow-alternative.html

    Municipal Minute, PAC Says Board Violated "Public Recital" Provision of OMA
    http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2019/05/pac-says-board-violated-public-recital.html

    Municipal Minute, 15 Minute Limit on Public Comment Violated OMA
    http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2019/01/15-minute-limit-on-public-comment.html

    Credits
    ---
    Producer: Daniel J. Bolin
    Assistant Producers: Matt DiCianni, Christy Michaelson
    Executive Producers: Julie Tappendorf, Keri-Lyn Krafthefer
    Chair: Daniel J. Bolin
    Engineers: Ricardo Perez, Matt Smith

    This podcast is provided as a service to our public and private sector clients and friends. It is intended to provide timely general information of interest, but should not be considered a substitute for legal advice. Read our full disclaimer: ancelglink.com/disclaimers

    • 1 hr 6 min

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