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MACo Winter Conference
The Power of Partnership
December 6-8, 2017
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort
Cambridge, Maryland

MACo’s Winter Conference will focus on intergovernmental cooperation and ways that counties can partner with entities in the public and private sector to achieve the best results for Maryland’s residents. Sessions will highlight collaboration across county lines and service areas to address priorities like the opioid epidemic, Next Gen 9-1-1, and the environment, along with other important topics like mutual aid agreements and cooperative purchasing.

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MACo Corporate Partners get the first look at our exhibitor and sponsor opportunities. 
Contact Nicolette for more details on the Corporate Partner Program.


AnnapolisMACo Half-Day Annapolis Immersion Training
November 8, 2017
10:00 am - 2:45 pm
MACo Office - 169 Conduit Street, Annapolis, MD

The training features segments on the following topics:
  • Overview of the General Assembly Session and the Legislative Process
  • What is MACo and its Role in the Legislative Process?
  • The Fiscal Note Process
  • The Bond Bill and Budget Hearing Process
  • Tips on Testifying
  • Walking Tour of the State Capitol, Senate, and House Buildings
More information

Only MACo Members are invited to attend (
Maryland county elected and appointed officials and county staff members). If space is available, other individuals may register for a fee. Please contact Allison at to be added to the waitlist.



MACo's End of Session Wrap-Up:

Learn more about
how local governments fared during session.

Shortcut image.jpgLegislative Issues: MACo InitiativesBill Tracking | MACo Testimony | Issue Papers | Committee Schedule

Hot Topics: Local Infrastructure Fast Track (LIFT4MD) | Transportation Scorecard |
Justice Reforms | County Budgets | Education | Land Use | Transportation | 2017 SUMMER CONFERENCE

Important Documents/Links:
MD General Assembly | MACo Testimony Summary | Budgets & Tax Rates | Salary Survey | Local Finances | Spending Affordability

FY2018 Budget/Fiscal Links: County Effects | Fiscal Briefing | Two Year Charts | Overview of State Aid | County Revenue Outlook | Local Government Finances & Demographics

2017 End of Session Wrap-Up

MACo's Legislative Committee, with elected officials from every Maryland jurisdiction, guides MACo's bill positions and advocacy during the legislative session

Enrollment in Corporate Partner Program
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Enrollment is now open for the MACo Corporate Partner Program.  Found in the Corporate Partner Program brochure is a detailed outline of the specific benefits associated with the program, as well as the different partnership levels.

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