March 30, 2023

NHMA Code Enforcement Workshop

Building inspectors, code enforcement officers, fire chiefs, health inspectors, and various other municipal officials are responsible for the enforcement of a variety of codes, regulations, and ordinances related to the use of land. These include both local regulations, such as zoning ordinances, site plan and subdivision regulations, health regulations, and the conditions of approval that accompany many land use board approvals, as well as state law, such as the State Building and Fire Code and statutes governing junkyards.

March 27, 2023

How to Handle a First Amendment Audit, NHMA Webinar

What does the First Amendment protect, and when does video recording of public officials in public buildings cross the line? Join Attorney Keriann Roman and HariNarayan (Huddy) K. Grandy of DrummondWoodsum who will provide legal and practice guidance on handling the so-called “First Amendment Audit.” This webinar will suggest do’s and don’ts’s when managing an auditor who is video recording in your town hall, suggestions for identifying and controlling access to “staff only” areas, and ensuring appropriate, non-confrontational access to public areas of town hall, along with a review of the First Amendment principles that apply.