Roland Powell Convention Center, Ocean City, MD
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Success in forging good government often comes from reaching compromise and consensus. Sharing ownership of ideas and programs with a broad group of stakeholders can facilitate stronger working relationships that have far-reaching positive effects. This session featured interactive discussion of the essential elements of reaching consensus.
Garrett and Prince George's counties were named the 2012 recipients of the MACo President's Healthy Counties Best Practices Award. The award recognizes county programs that enhance services to citizens while improving upon the fiscal wellness of the county through best practices and innovative programs and partnership. Two winners were selected, one for a rural county and one for an urban county.
Rural County Award: Garrett County's Early Care System