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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Gaithersburg Constitution Gardens In Elite Eight - Vote

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Help Gaithersburg’s Constitution Gardens make it to the Final Four of ELGL’s Best Parks in America. A simple vote can push them through. Or, take advantage of a newly turned spring and help them earn double points for every selfie posted at Constitution G...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Young Municipal Leaders Summit – Registration Now Open

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On May 4, Maryland’s young municipal officials will convene at Glenview Mansion in Rockville to talk and learn about how communicating across the generations can help them be more effective leaders. This inaugural event, hosted jointly by MML and the Nati...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

MML Summer Conference Registration Now Open

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Registration is now open for MML’s summer conference, which will be held June 23-26, 2019 at the Convention Center in Ocean City. Complete conference details are available on-line, and also in the March/April issue of Municipal Maryland magazine. Use thes...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Are you Ready for Earth Day 2019?

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Earth Day Network has designed materials especially for local officials. Their Toolkit for Cities and Local Leaders contains ideas for actions and resources to help municipalities participate in Earth Day 2019's Protect Our Species campaign.

To maximize th...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Don’t Let Your Service Go Unrecognized

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Don’t Let Your Service Go Unrecognized

If you or another elected official will have 20 years or more of elected municipal service, by June 30, please download the Hall of Fame form and send in to pchasehyman@mdmunicipal.org by May 30. All candidates will be...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

So, You Want To Do a School Visit?

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We hope so, because school visits are a great grassroots way to stay connected to the community. Visiting with young people about what you do reminds you exactly why you do it. And, it helps students learning about government to see it in action.

Maybe you...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Small Cell Bills Move to Summer Study

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Following the lead of the House Economic Matters Committee, the Senate Finance Committee voted to send both wireless small cell bills (SB 713 and SB 937) to summer study. This may be the final step towards averting a statewide bill in 2019. Exactly what t...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Governor Hogan Appoints Municipal Attorney Booth to the Court of Appeals

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Brynja M. Booth, President of the Maryland Municipal Attorneys Association and Town Attorney representing Oxford, Trappe, Queenstown, Federalsburg, Greensboro and Goldsboro was recently appointed to Maryland’s highest court by Governor Larry Hog...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Controversial Property Tax Bill Affecting Car Dealers is Amended in the Senate

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MML was successful in negotiating amendments to SB 478 that would have preempted municipal governments from imposing any personal property tax on car dealerships. The bill, as drafted, would also require affected municipal governments to reimburse any per...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

First Summer Conference? We Have a Discount for that!

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It’s important to us that new officials and officials who have not previously attended an MML training, be able to participate in our premier educational conferences. All first-time attendees to the MML summer conference are eligible for a $100 ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Naloxone/Narcan® Training at the MML Summer Conference

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One of the workshops taking place at this year’s Maryland Municipal League Conference is an Opioid Overdose Response training session for individuals interested in learning to use naloxone/Narcan® to reverse an opioid overdose. Participa...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Young Municipal Leaders Summit – Registration Now Open

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On May 4, Maryland’s young municipal officials will convene at Glenview Mansion in Rockville to talk and learn about how communicating across the generations can help them be more effective leaders. This inaugural event, hosted jointly by MML an...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

MML Resolutions and Bylaws 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 2019 summer conference business meeting. Proposed amendments and resolutions must be submitted to the MML office by April 15, 2...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

MML Board of Directors Nominations

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As of March 19, 2019, the following individuals have been nominated for the 2019-2020 MML Board of Directors:

President-Elect

Perry L. Jones Jr., Mayor, Union Bridge

For more information on the nomination process, contact Bill Jorch, billj@mdmunicipal.org, (...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Small Cell Legislation Update

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House committee votes to send bills to summer study…

On Friday, March 8 the House Economic Matters Committee voted unanimously among those present to send both wireless small cell bills (HB 1020 and HB 654) to summer study. This is a positive st...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Nomination Forms for Board of Directors and District Vice President 2019-2020

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If you, or someone you know, are interested in running for the 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 you have any...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Volunteers Needed – Mayor’s Essay Contest Readers

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Every year, eager 4th graders from around Maryland submit essays explaining how they would manage their cities as Mayor. The “If I were Mayor,” essay contest remains one of the League’s most popular programs and, once again, ...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 12, 2019

MML Summer Conference Registration Now Open

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Registration is now open for MML’s summer conference, which will be held June 23-26, 2019 at the Convention Center in Ocean City. Registrations are arriving daily at MML. Friendship Heights Village Manager Julian Mansfield was the first person t...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 12, 2019

MML and PGCMA Advocate for Body Camera Task Force

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On Tuesday, PGCMA President Joseph Solomon and MML staff joined Delegate Jazz Lewis in support oh HB 717, which would create a task force to study the options for economical storage of audio and video recordings made by body-worn cameras.

Body-worn cameras...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 12, 2019

DNR Grants Gateway

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has created the Chesapeake and Coastal Services’ Grants Gateway (Grants Gateway) to streamline the grant application process for government and non-governmental organizations as well as academic institutions - ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Small Cell Hearings Conclude

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After public hearings in the House of Delegates, both the community coalition bill (SB 713) supported by MML, MACo, and Baltimore City and the wireless industry bill (SB 937) which is opposed by the local government groups were heard in the Senate Finance...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Airbnb Bill” Receives House and Senate Hearing

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For the past several years, the hotel industry has asked the Maryland General Assembly to bring parity to the lodging industry by requiring the platforms to collect and remit the relevant taxes. Up until this year, MML and MACo were included in the early ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Are you Ready for Earth Day 2019?

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Earth Day Network has designed materials especially for local officials. Their Toolkit for Cities and Local Leaders contains ideas for actions and resources to help municipalities participate in Earth Day 2019's Protect Our Species campaign.

To maximize th...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Maryland Municipal Magazine - Digital Version

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You should receive your March/April Municipal Maryland magazine in the mail next week. But in the meantime, you can still check it out through the new interactive digital version online. Just click on the link above to MML’s website, scroll down to see the...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Don’t Let Your Service Go Unrecognized

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Don’t Let Your Service Go Unrecognized

If you or another elected official will have 20 years or more of elected municipal service, by June 30, please download the Hall of Fame form and send in to paulah@mdmunicipal.org by May 30. All candidates will be induc...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

What do you know about MML’s Summer Conference Keynote Speaker?

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Dr. Bertice Berry, Sociologist, Author, Lecturer

Come and learn how you can find your own unique purpose, how you can and must use it to improve yourself and then, contribute to a better community and a better world. 

To quote a character in one of...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award

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Hamilton Relay, contracted service provider for Maryland Relay, is currently seeking nominations for the 2019 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award. Nominations are due April 5. Please see the nomination letter and questionnaire for more detai...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: February 26, 2019

So, You Want To Do a School Visit?

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We hope so, because school visits are a great grassroots way to stay connected to the community. Visiting with young people about what you do reminds you exactly why you do it. And, it helps students learning about government to see it in action.

Maybe you...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: February 26, 2019

In the Middle of Small Cell Hearings

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On Thursday, February 21, two small cell bills had their public hearing in the House Economic Matters Committee. It was a lengthy hearing during which the wireless industry supported bill (HB 654) and the community coalition bill supported by MML (HB 1020...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Montgomery County Officials Attend Board Workshop

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MML was honored to have Montgomery County Councilmember, MML Past President and former Mayor of Gaithersburg, Sidney A. Katz extend greetings and a welcome to Montgomery County at the recently concluded annual Board of Directors Workshop at Glenview Mansi...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Tree-Mendous Maryland

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Looking for trees for your school, park or open space planting? Tree-Mendous Maryland has affordable trees available for public lands plantings. 

TREE-MENDOUS MARYLAND, a program of the Maryland Forest Service, remains one of our most popular prog...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: February 19, 2019

2019 Municipalities Eligible for Summer Conference Training Grant

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Each year, the League offers training grants to those towns who have not sent a representative to the summer conference in the past two years. These municipalities are often smaller with fewer officials and staff, making it a challenge to leave the town &...

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MML eBulletin
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Municipal Main Street

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Be a part of Municipal Main Street during MML’s summer conference, June 23-26, 2019. Network, share great ideas, and showcase your city or town. Main Street exhibit booths are $275 and include registrations for two people. 

Details may b...

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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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