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Posted on: March 27, 2020

NEW UPDATES REGARDING MML’s 2020 SUMMER CONFERENCE:

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NEW UPDATES REGARDING MML’s 2020 SUMMER CONFERENCE:

MML’s Summer Conference is still on schedule for its June 28 – July 1, 2020 dates in Ocean City. MML is closely monitoring the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19 and its...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Executive Director's Weekly Update During COVID-19 Emergency 03/30/2020

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TO:             Maryland Municipal Leaders

FROM:       Scott A. Hancock, Executive Director 

SUBJECT:  Executive Director’s Weekly UPDATE During COV...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Municipal Connections

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Maryland Municipal Officials: 

As promised, MML has established a Municipal Connections Page on our website to enable networking and information sharing between all Maryland city and town leaders related to the current state of emergency surroundi...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Coronavirus Response

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The League wants to make sure Maryland’s cities and towns have access to the most up-to-date resources during this time. Listed in our Coronavirus Resource Center, you will find links to local, state, and federal information on the coronavirus t...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Guidance on Virtual Meetings

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MML has received numerous questions regarding the reasonable conduct of public meetings during a health crisis and/or declared State of Emergency. The leadership of the Maryland Municipal Attorneys Association has researched Maryland’s Open Meet...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Summer Conference Registration is Open!

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Registration is Open for MML’s Summer Conference

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The health and safety of our attendees, exhibitors, and vendors is the top priority at MML. The League is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and guidelines from the CDC, WHO, and local ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Executive Director's COVID-19 Weekly Update - March 30

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TO:             Maryland Municipal Leaders

FROM:       Scott A. Hancock, Executive Director 

SUBJECT:  Executive Director’s Weekly UPDATE During COV...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Executive Order Affecting Municipal Elections

On March 30 Governor Hogan issued an Executive Order that suspends certain portions of State law that deal with the procedures for municipal charter amendments, only in instances involving municipal elections. Many municipalities in Maryland are ...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Staying Connected During State of Emergency

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The Municipal Connections forum is one of the best ways to share knowledge or learn what others are doing in response to Covid-19. Please stop by the forum to see if questions you have may have been answered by MML staff or your municipal colleagues. &...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Available COVID-19 Free Webinars

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is forcing all of us to learn on the fly. Fortunately, online learning opportunities related to COVID-19 abound and the Maryland Municipal League is collecting those of particular relevance to municipal leaders and adding the...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Revised Summer Conference Registration Policy

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MML’s Summer Conference is still on schedule for its June 28 – July 1, 2020 dates in Ocean City. MML is closely monitoring the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19 and its impact on Maryland. The Conference Planning Committee and MM...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Register Now for MML 2020 Summer Conference!

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The health and safety of our attendees, exhibitors, and vendors is the top priority at MML. The League is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and guidelines from the CDC, WHO, and local authorities. At this time the conference is planned to occur as...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Do Ya Wanna Dance? Summer Keynote Chosen by CPC

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Get ready to dance -- or want to!  The 2020 Summer Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce Judson Laipply as the Keynote for MML’s June 28 - July 1 event.  You’ll laugh and you’ll think. &nb...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Want a Very Special Summer Conference Ribbon?

Choose your time and your favorite job -- registration help, ribbons desk, workshop monitors, general session evaluations/door monitors -- we’ve got just the right spot for your talents!  MML volunteers make the conference work seamless...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Don't Miss the (Flag) Parade...

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The flag parade will be held on Monday morning, June 29, 2020 at 10:00 am. Each participating municipality must designate an elected or appointed official (no children please) as flag bearer to present their municipal colors. To date, the followi...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Re-Imagining In Time of Crisis: Essay Contest Update

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We understand that you’re busy managing the business of your municipalities and focused on the health of your loved ones, however, you may also be wondering the impact of Covid-19 on some of the League’s traditional initiatives. The mo...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 29, 2020

Board of Directors Nominations Being Accepted

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If you, or someone you know, are interested in running for the 2020-2021 MML Board of Directors please consider submitting a nomination form. A brief memo is attached to the nomination form which should provide some basic information on the process. If yo...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 9, 2020

MML's Municipal Hall of Fame Celebrates Governance

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If you or an official you know has served at least 20 years as an elected municipal official, then you’ve earned a place in the Maryland Municipal League Hall of Fame. Inductee names of current or former elected municipal officials (living or de...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 30, 2020

MML Now Accepting Resolutions and Bylaw Amendments

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MML is now accepting from its members proposed amendments to the MML Bylaws and any resolutions which will be considered at the 2020 summer conference business meeting. Proposed amendments and resolutions must be submitted to the MML office by May 1, 2020...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 30, 2020

SHA Reengages MML on Speed Camera Work Group

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Last November, a subset of the Legislative Committee engaged in a discussion with then SHA Administrator, now MDOT Secretary Greg Slater and members of his team to discuss the issue of speeding on state roads through municipal jurisdictions and ways to co...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Opioid Operational Command Center – Call for FY2021 Grants

Maryland’s Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for grants under its Fiscal Year 2021 Competitive Grant Program. The application deadline for FY21 proposals is Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5 pm.

The pu...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Transforming Local Government Conference - Alliance for Innovation

Alliance for Innovation – Transforming Local Government 2020 Conference Rescheduled

It is during times like this when our communities rely on their local government teams for so much, and the team at the Alliance is tremendously proud to work alo...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 23, 2020

MML Encourages Use of League’s Social Media and Website Resource Pages

As municipal officials across the State adjust to the “new normal” under current coronavirus mandates, MML is constantly updating and adding new material to several different League sponsored platforms. Members are encouraged to freque...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 23, 2020

No Action on Statewide 5G Small Cell Legislation

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Over the 2019 interim and into the 2020 General Assembly session, MML and other local government stakeholders had several discussions withe the Senate Finance committee leadership and the wireless companies about 5G small wireless infrastructure; more or ...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Tools to Assist with the Rapidly Evolving Coronavirus

Along with partners at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, Bloomberg Philanthropies launched a new program of support to help American mayors respond to the rapidly evolving Coronavirus...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 23, 2020

MML Priority Bill Falls Victim to Abbreviated Legislative Session

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Due to the fact that the 2020 General Assembly legislative session was adjourned sine die after only 71 days to allow members to return home due to the State’s coronavirus response, MML’s priority legislation failed to achieve final pa...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 9, 2020

How's your Banner City/Town Journey?

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The Banner City/Town designation comes with a vibrant, colorful flag to fly and a nice plaque with a year plate for each time you’re acknowledged. But what does it mean? Banner cities and towns are the League’s most engaged me...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Outcome of PIA Bills MML Took Positions On in 2020

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In the 2020 legislative session, Maryland lawmakers introduced nearly a dozen bills concerning the Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA), of which, only a handful had any broad or significant impact on municipal governments. The Legislative Committee ult...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Get your Feet to Main Street!

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Make sure your municipality has secured your booth space on Municipal Main Street to showcase the best of your city or town at MML’s Summer Conference Expo, June 28 to July 1, 2020, in Ocean City. Bring your best ideas and share what makes your ...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Public Meetings During COVID-19 Restrictions

Public business needs to continue even during a public health crisis like we are currently facing in COVID-19. In many cases, in is not a good option to hold a public meeting in-person due to the social distancing that is recommended. A few points to keep...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Community Parks and Playgrounds Legislative Update

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Thanks in large part to the significant number of letters, calls, and emails made by our members to legislators to express their strong opposition to HB 203/SB 614, the bill that would have allowed Baltimore and Howard Counties to apply for funding from t...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Highway User Revenue Legislation Has Hearing

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Legislation to fully and permanently restore municipal highway user revenues (HUR) SB 982 / HB 1394 had their public hearings in the House and Senate last week. Next steps are to work to move the bills through the committee system and through final passag...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 9, 2020

MML Staff Testifies on Artificial Surfaces Bill

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On Thursday, March 5, MML staff joined a panel with other local government officials to oppose HB 1098, which would have precluded any state funds from being used in the acquisition of artificial turf fields and synthetic playground surfaces. At ...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Introduction to Temporary Traffic Control

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The Maryland Transportation Technology Transfer Center (T2 Center) is offering an introduction to temporary traffic control (TTC) in highway work zones. This one-day course is designed to give participants a complete overview of TTC in work zones, includi...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Hearing for Bill to Protect Underground Utilities

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It is not often that municipal governments and utility companies are grouped together, but in the case of underground facilities both are owners of infrastructure. For municipalities, underground facilities generally are in the form of water pipes, sewer ...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 3, 2020

MML Testifies on Bill to Fund Sustainable Maryland

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On Wednesday, February 26, MML staff joined Senator Elfreth on a panel with municipal leaders and Sustainable Maryland program experts to support a bill to provide funding for educating communities in the development of strategies to achieve green communi...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Community Parks and Playgrounds Legislative Update

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Thanks in large part to the significant number of letters, calls, and emails made by our members to legislators to express their strong opposition to HB 203/SB 614, the bill received an unfavorable vote in the House Environment and Transportation Committe...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Grants Management Training

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant management workshop in DC, April 20-21, 2020.  This training is for grant recipient organizations across all disciplines. Attend this class and you&...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Transforming Local Government Conference

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The Alliance for Innovation’s national conference, Transforming Local Government (TLG) 2020,  is just around the corner – May 5-8 in Phoenix…there’s still time to register!!  What’s in s...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Classifieds

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Classified advertisements from Maryland cities, towns, counties and other government agencies will be published in MML’s e-Bulletin at no charge. If you would like to advertise an employment opportunity, request for proposals, or a piece of equipment for ...

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