Phil Hager Becomes MACo Planner Affiliate President

Carroll Cophil hagerunty Land Use, Planning and Development Director Philip Hager has become the new President of the Maryland Association of County Planning Officials.  He replaces the previous President, Anne Arundel County Planning and Zoning Director Larry Tom, who stepped down in February after serving in the office for approximately one year.

Association members include planners from each county and Baltimore City and is an affiliate of MACo.  The Association meets at MACo eight to nine times a year to discuss planning and land use issues, hosts issue panels at MACo’s annual summer and winter conferences, and assists MACo in forming positions on land use legislation and policies.

As President, Hager will serve as a liaison with MACo and occasionally testify on behalf of the Association and MACo on various land use bills.