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Webinar: Electric Vehicle Readiness and Best Practices

Join Sustainable Maryland Certified for our virtual July Climate Webinar - July 24, 2024 at 1:00 pm

This month we will be discussing the logistics for electric vehicle infrastructure and roll out. We will discuss the latest on EVs, EV charging infrastructure, how to create a fleet transition plan for light, medium, and heavy duty vehicles, and increase readiness across the board. We will be joined by the president of Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington DC (EVADC) to discuss the local EV landscape.

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MML Job Board

Have a vacancy to fill?

Gain access to Local, County, and State government job seekers.

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HER-ricane Summer Camp

The Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management (AACo OEM) is hosting the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management (I-DIEM) HERricane summer camp! Young ladies ages 14-18 are encouraged to participate in this free week-long program designed to encourage more young women to explore careers in emergency management, public safety, and related fields.

The program will run from July 15-19 at the Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, with field trips to local Emergency Operations Centers. The deadline to apply is Friday, June 21, 2024, and up to 30 students will be accepted to participate in this year’s program. For any questions email [email protected].

Participants do not have to be Anne Arundel County residents. It is open to all young ladies, aged 14-18, and it is FREE!

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MML Needs Your Help at Summer Conference

We need your help. To ensure a successful summer conference we need your help at registration and throughout the event. If you've got the time, we've the job for you.  Sign up by June 11 via to assist with registration or be a greeter. Greeters will introduce themselves to lost-looking first timers, assist with directions, the app, encourage visits to the expo, and be the friendly face in the crowd. This is an excellent way to meet new people. Plus, you'll get an MVP Volunteer Ribbon and our sincere appreciation.

We hope you'll consider donating an hour or two to help.

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Remember the Expo

The Expo is back and better than ever. The recipient of four national conference awards, our summer conference expo will connect you with hundreds of industry leaders.

The MML Summer Conference Expo Hall serves as a hub for forging meaningful business partnerships to help enhance your city or town operations. Learn the latest techniques, products, and services available from the experts.

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MML Main Street Event

If you’re looking for additional visibility for your city or town, join the cities of Cambridge, Frederick, Hagerstown, New Carrollton, Pocomoke City, The Port Towns, Westminster, Williamsport, and MML’s Police Executive Association (PEA) for Municipal Tuesday’s MML Main Street event, an exclusive member municipality showcase opportunity.

Registration for the MML Main Street event includes:

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In Memoriam


As we prepare for our summer conference, we also reflect back on the memory of those whom we have lost.  The League will recognize municipal officials who have passed away since June of 2023 at the conference as we have done in the past.  We are calling upon you, our members, to make sure that all are remembered. 

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Maryland Tough Baltimore Strong coalition

The Maryland Municipal League is proud to be one of the 130 partners to support the Maryland Tough Baltimore Strong coalition. If you know someone impacted by the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse, please see the resources available below.

To date, more than 130 partners have joined the alliance, committing more than $15 million and providing other non-monetary support for port workers and to the broader recovery. 

The Maryland Tough Baltimore Strong Fund, established by the Baltimore Community Foundation (BCF) has been the primary resource for alliance members to support port workers, first responders and their families, and impacted Key Bridge communities.   The fund has received support from over 300 contributors. The consistent needs identified by each community include immediate support for basic human needs. This includes the ask for private financial support for workers affected by the port closure, with assistance to cover basic essentials.  

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African American Heritage Preservation Program Grant Workshops and Webinars

Applications are now being accepted for the African American Heritage Preservation Program FY2025 grant round. Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the grant guidelines, view a recorded webinar and contact program staff with any questions, including whether your project is eligible. All applications must be completed and submitted by 11:59 pm on July 1, 2024.

The African American Heritage Preservation Program (AAHPP) provides grants to assist in the preservation of buildings, sites, or communities of historical and cultural importance to the African American experience in Maryland.

The AAHPP is administered as a partnership between the Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC). The program typically receives an annual appropriation of $5,000,000 for grants per year.

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National Civic Review - Spring Edition

Read about transformative proposals for improving community governance, public health outcomes, local elections, city management, and local decision-making in the Spring 2024 National Civic Review. Also, the importance of hope in efforts to bring about positive community change.

The Review's online edition is now open access. You can read it here.

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Time to Register is Ticking Away

Member pricing for our summer conference is still available.  Our lowest rates since 2017 gets you the most sessions we’ve ever had. The regular registration fee is $725 through May 31.

The conference’s 53 sessions include:
  •     Optional mobile tours of an innovative local solution (Berlin, Ocean City, Salisbury)
  •     Convening of MML Caucuses
  •     5 Academy for Excellence in Local Governance Core Courses
  •     7 Academy Electives
  •     Address from Governor Wes Moore
  •     Maryland’s Best Block Party
  •     General sessions featuring:  
    •         Nationally acclaimed speaker Brandon Fleming
    •         Bayside Chat with Senator Ben Cardin (Invited)
  •     Access to nearly 300 vendors in our award-winning expo
  •     Cabinet Secretaries Office Hours
  •     And much more...


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MML Main Street - Featuring You

Our team is excited for our national award-winning conference this June and I think you will be too when you see the new enhancements.
At the 2024 MML Summer Conference, we have increased ways to engage and participate for all attendees. Taking the lead from our members on survey feedback, you will see a new spotlight on Maryland’s municipalities including our new, MML Main Street.

MML Main Street is a chance to engage with 30 member municipalities in a featured exhibit area at the conclusion of Governor Moore’s (invited) closing speech on Tuesday afternoon. From one corner of the state and across our waterways and to the mountains, this will allow member municipalities to showcase their home right there in Ocean City.

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Exhibit at #MMLCon24 Award Winning Expo

We’re back, bigger and better than ever. The recipient of four national conference awards, our summer conference will connect your organization to 1,800 attendees who represent 160 local governments, state government leadership and community leadership from across Maryland. During our conference and expo, we promise an unparalleled opportunity for networking, learning, and showcasing your solutions.

MMLCon24’s Expo Hall serves as a hub for forging meaningful relationships and showcasing the latest information, techniques, products, and services that municipalities crave. And there's no shortage of new features designed to enhance your expo hall experience.

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Elevate Your Brand: Be an MMLCon24 Sponsor

#MMLCon24 isn't just another event; it's a convergence of minds, a platform for change, and an opportunity to shape the future of Maryland's cities and towns and support the 2 million Marylanders who call a municipality home. As we gear up for thought leadership, inspiration and community service, be a part of the local government solution in Maryland.

Why Sponsor?

Digital and On-site Exposure: Secure sponsorship now - and your brand gets pushed out now, ahead of the conference and on-site. Website, email, social media and an app.  

  • High-Visibility Events: From the opening and closing general sessions to keynote presentations, your brand will be prominently featured, leaving a lasting impression.
  • Lead Generation: Decision makers from local government to our counterparts at the state and federal level attend this conference - bring your box of cards and get ready to connect.
  • Beyond the Convention Center: Want to have your brand on the Boardwalk in front of vacationing families from across the Mid-Atlantic the week before July 4? We got you covered.

Click here for sponsor opportunities. Let us help you secure an MML sponsorship package to meet your specific business goals and create lasting relationships.

For more information contact, Felicia Banuelos.  

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Applications Open for the 2024 Public Leaders for Inclusion Council

The upcoming 2024 Public Leaders for Inclusion Council is now accepting applications. Dynamic leaders in government are invited to be a part of this transformative experience! The Council, known for bringing together visionaries committed to fostering inclusive governance, is set to convene again.

This is your opportunity to join a prestigious cohort of leaders dedicated to driving positive change across diverse communities.

The Public Leaders for Inclusion Council (PLC) is a leadership development program that equips public (municipal, county, and State) servants in elected, appointed, and professional positions to explore practices and policies that challenge anti-Muslim racism and other forms of hate while building inclusion and social resilience in their communities.

Diverse Perspectives Wanted: We encourage leaders from various backgrounds and regions to apply. The council's strength lies in its members' diversity, each contributing a unique perspective to the collective mission of promoting inclusivity in public leadership.

Why Apply?

  • Network with like-minded leaders from across the nation.
  • Collaborate on innovative solutions for inclusive governance.
  • Showcase your expertise and contribute to meaningful change.

Council details and application form and criteria may be found on the America Indivisible website:

Apply before the March 25 deadline.

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NLC's Congressional City Conference

Build Connections at NLC's Congressional City Conference.

Be part of the coalition of 2000+ local leaders at NLC’s Congressional
City Conference advocating for local priorities. Meet and hear directly
from federal officials about current and upcoming funding opportunities
available to your city, town, or village.

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Advocacy Day - February 29

Announcing the inaugural MML Advocacy Day - MML members are welcome to join Mayors as we meet with state leadership, visit the Maryland State House and meet with MML’s chapter equivalent delegation chairs.

Please mark your calendars now for Advocacy Day, which will take place on February 29th, from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Governor Calvert House.

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Apply for Free Pilot Projects is partnering with Leading Cities, a nonprofit to advance government sustainability and resiliency, to help find communities for pre-paid pilots through their AcceliGOV program. Winners of the accelerator program, AcceliCITY, will receive money for a funded pilot (no financial commitment from the government), and is helping with the outreach to potential partner communities. The pilot areas are:

  • Solid Waste Solution
  • Weather Data Solution
  • EV Charging Solution
  • Sustainability and Resilience Solution
  • Clean Water Solution
  • Emergency Response Solution

A full overview of the proposed pilot parameters and the companies involved can be found on AcceliGOV’s website.

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Maryland Mayors Association Winter Conference - Deadline Approaches

Registration is open for the 2024 Maryland Mayors Association Winter Conference and our spots are filling up! This two-day event is only available to current Mayors and takes place February 29th - March 1st in Annapolis. The event is packed with educational sessions, networking opportunities, and policy discussions with Maryland General Assembly leaders.

Registration closes on Sunday, February 4, please confirm your place and book accommodations today: visit us online.

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MML Opening Day Legislative Reception

The Maryland Municipal League and the City of Annapolis are excited to bring together stakeholders for the 2024 Opening Day Legislative Reception taking place Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 6 p.m. at the Governor Calvert House in downtown Annapolis.

We had a 1,500+ crowd in 2023, so please save the date on your calendar. Sponsorship opportunities are available, both for member cities and organizations. For more information, please contact Felicia Banuelos at [email protected] or Jane Bachman at [email protected].