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Posted on: January 22, 2019

With FCC Order Now in Effect, Consider Creating Aesthetic Standards for Small Cells

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The FCC Order pertaining to small cells went into effect last week and if you have not already created aesthetic design standards, now is the time to do so. Aesthetic design standards can help a municipality tailor how small cell infrastructure look and t...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

HUR Included in Governor’s FY 2020 Budget

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With the passage of HB 807/SB 516 last year, municipalities have five years of predictable and elevated highway user revenue (HUR) funding for fiscal years 2020-2024. Included in the Governor’s recently released FY 2020 budget is $37.9 million in HUR for ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Summer Conference Hotel Reservations Begin 1-22-19

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MML has contracted for blocs of reduced rate rooms at 18 hotels in conjunction with the League’s summer conference which will be held June 23 – 26, 2019 at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City. These hotels will begin accepting reservation...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Small Cell FCC Order Goes into Effect, January 14

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The FCC Order pertaining to small cells that was approved in September 2018 went into effect, January 14. A lawsuit has been filed by a coalition of local governments that challenges the legality of various provisions of the Order. Included in the lawsuit...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Municipal Maryland Magazine Reimagined

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Municipal Maryland Magazine will be changing in 2019.  Look for a few changes in MML’s Municipal Maryland this year starting with the upcoming January/February issue.  MML’s editorial advisory group has evaluated the publication...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

MD Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) Grant Round Opens

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FY 2020 Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) capital and non-capital grants are available for projects related to heritage tourism. To learn more about eligibility requirements, scoring criteria, and the application process, non-profits and government...

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