Deadline Approaching for #MACoCon Session Proposals – Submit Yours Today!

The deadline for MACo's 2020 Summer Conference speaking proposals is April 15 - submit yours today! MACo's 2020 Summer Conference will be held on August 19-22 at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD. (As of this writing, MACo plans to hold the conference as scheduled, but will decide in early July if COVID-19 concerns necessitate the conference be canceled - if so, all registrations, sponsorships, and exhibit fees will be refunded) The…

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NACo Action Alert: Contact Congress on COVID-19 Legislation

From the National Association of Counties (NACo): ACTION NEEDED: CONTACT YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS ON COVID-19 LEGISLATION Congress is hours away from finishing a massive $1-trillion economic package, including a potential State Stabilization Fund, to address the COVID-19 pandemic. ACTION NEEDED: Please call your members of Congress now to make sure that counties and local governments are eligible for direct assistance. CONTACT YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS CONTACT YOUR SENATORS CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVES COVID-19 UPDATES FROM NACo During this…

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LGIT Seeks Trust Counsel with RFP

The Local Government Insurance Trust (LGIT) is soliciting proposals for the contract position of Trust Counsel. View the RFP - responses due by 11 am on May 1. The current Trust Counsel is retiring as of June 30, 2020 after having served in that position for 32 years. LGIT was created in 1987 by the Maryland Municipal League and the Maryland Association of Counties. LGIT currently has 190 members in its property and liability program,…

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UMMS Expert Posts Thread Debunking COVID-19 Myths

With COVID-19 continuing to spread, myths and rumors are running rampant. A University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) doctor on infectious disease, Faheem Younus, posted a thread on Twitter addressing popular myths about the virus. The thread has been liked about 70k times at the time of this writing: MACo will continue to cover how COVID-19 is affecting Maryland. View all Conduit Street coverage on the coronavirus.

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Advice from Nationwide: Investing for the Long Term in a Volatile Market

Nationwide Retirement Solutions - a MACo Platinum Partner working with many Maryland counties to provide employees with investments toward retirement - has the following advice for all NRS members... When investing, you need to be aware of market risk, which is the potential for investments to lose value due to market fluctuation or volatility. Market risk is always there. You can’t avoid it. History shows that investment markets have grown over time despite short-term ups…

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Counties Combat Coronavirus

Maryland counties are preparing to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus. Through informational campaigns, press conferences, gathering of supplies, and intergovernmental cooperation, local officials are protecting Maryland residents. (Not Maryland-specific, but for a good breakdown and history of the coronavirus so far, check out this thread) Today, @MDHLaboratories confirmed three cases of #COVID19 in Montgomery County. The patients, who contracted the virus while traveling overseas, are in good condition and are in home quarantine.…

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MACo’s Michael Sanderson Chats Kirwan with The Talbot Spy

The Blueprint for Maryland's Future or "The Kirwan Bill" - and how to pay for it - remain the hottest topics of the 2020 Session. MACo's Executive Director chatted about the details with The Talbot Spy in a video interview. The Chestertown Spy and The Talbot Spy have begun a series of interviews with stakeholders in Kent and Talbot Counties, as well as in Annapolis, to help residents understand the details around the landmark Kirwan…

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Submit Your Topic Proposal Today for Summer #MACoCon
3,000 public and private sector leaders will attend MACo's Summer Conference to discuss what's next for Maryland
Submit Your Topic Proposal Today for Summer #MACoCon

Submit your 2020 Summer Conference speaking proposal today so you don't have to worry about the April 15 deadline. MACo's 2020 Summer Conference will be held on August 19-22 at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD. The theme, "2020 Vision: Today's Roadmap, Tomorrow's Reality," will focus on the county vision for tomorrow and how to get there. Our decisions now guide where Maryland’s counties will be in the years ahead. What better…

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Academy Graduates: Register Today for the “Cybersecurity Challenges” Course

Graduates of the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance Certificate Program are invited to participate in this in-depth course focusing on cybersecurity challenges and best practices for local governments. The Academy for Excellence in Local Governance certificate program was founded by MACo and MML, is facilitated by the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy, and is sponsored by the Local Government Insurance Trust (LGIT). The Academy Graduate Program was designed to provide continuing education…

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Think Warm Thoughts – Register for Summer #MACoCon Today!
3,000 public and private sector leaders will attend MACo's Summer Conference to discuss what's next for Maryland
Think Warm Thoughts – Register for Summer #MACoCon Today!

MACo’s 2020 Summer Conference will focus on the county vision for tomorrow. Our decisions now guide where Maryland's counties will be in the years ahead. What better time than 2020 to talk about our vision? At this Summer Conference, MACo and county leaders will explore strategic planning, evolving service delivery, advancing technologies, land use challenges, and fiscal obstacles – all of which constitute the fabric of local leadership. Mark your calendar and join us on…

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