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Below are important notices and upcoming events


IAAO – How to Critique an Appraisal

The Mass Chapter of the IAAO is offering IAAO Forum 917, “How to Critiques an Appraisal”.  This one-day forum will be held on Wednesday, March 16th at the Wellesley Free Library.  If you are interested go to the link below for more information or contact Donna McCabe, dmccabe@wellesleyma.gov

 http://www.masschapteriaao.org/index.php/events/year.listevents/2016/02/04/


Summary of Municipal Modernization Bill

Click here for a PDF copy of the summary.


2016 Winter School

**Additional Course Offering Winter School*** Course 1: We have decided to offer an additional course for our winter school this year.  Course 1 will be offered in Auburn in April.  The dates for the course are April 1, 2, 8, 9, & 16.  The fee is $275 for members and $350 for nonmembers.  Go to the following link for more information: MAAO Course 1.

 Course 200:We have established the schedule for the 2016 MAAO Winter School.  This year the demand was very strong for Course 200, therefore we are running it twice.  We will be offering Course 200 at the Easton Water Dept. in February and MAAO Course 200 at the Chelmsford Police Station in March.

Click on the course below for a description and schedule.

Course 200, Easton  (February 12, 13, 19, 20 & 26, 2016)   ***this course currently has a wait list***

Course 200, Chelmsford (March 11, 12, 18, 19 & 25, 2016)  

To Register, click on “Upcoming Events” in the left side bar and select the appropriate course. 


MAAO Winter Meeting 2016:The annual MAAO Winter Meeting is scheduled for February 24th at Lombardo’s in Randolph.  The fees for this year are $70 for members and $95 for non-members. To Register, click on "Upcoming Events" in the left side bar and select MAAO Winter Meeting. 

Click Here for a PDF Copy of the Program


Support the Shriners Hospital for Children: MAAO President Ellen Blanchard is asking the MAAO Members who are planning on attending the Winter Meeting to consider making a donation to the Shriners Hospital for Children - Boston. All donations will be gathered at the MAAO Winter Meeting on February 24, 2016, in Randolph and delivered by the Middleborough DeMolay the beginning of March.  Donations are a bit specific so please go to this link for more details. 

MAAO Gives Back to Shriners Hospital


Professionalism through Education