Today, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has resigned as MACo President. Under MACo’s by-laws, Anne Arundel County Council Member Jerry Walker, currently serving as MACo’s 1st Vice President, will serve as acting President through the remaining part of the current year-long term. MACo will install its new officers and Board of Directors during the December winter conference.In his resignation letter, the County Executive said “…it has been a privilege to be a part of this important body for the past 23 years, and my great honor to serve as its President. I look forward to remaining an active member for the remaining months of my term as Baltimore County’s Executive.”
The County Executive has indicated he plans to seek the Democratic nomination for Governor for the 2018 election, and he stepped down to avoid any appearance of partisan influence on the Association.