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Upcoming Workshops

MMA's New Managers Workshop sponsored by the Maine Municipal Association and the Maine Town, City and County Management Association - 6/27/17

Location: Maine Municipal Association, 60 Community Drive, Augusta Time: Registration: 8:15-8:45 am | Workshop: 8:45-3:15 p...
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MMA's Grant Writing for Municipal Programs and Projects sponsored by the Maine Municipal Association - 6/28/17

Location: Union Town Hall, 567 Common Road, Union Time: Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Workshop: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. C...
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MMA's Elected Officials Workshop sponsored by the Maine Municipal Association - 7/18/17

Location: The Rangeley Inn and Tavern, 2443 Main St., Rangeley, ME Time: Registration - 4:00 - 4:30 pm | Program - 4:30 - 8...
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MMA's Local Planning Boards and Boards of Appeals sponsored by the Maine Municipal Association - 7/25/17

Location: Ramada Inn, 352 North St., Saco, ME Time: Registration – 4:00-4:30 pm | Workshop – 4:30 pm-8:30 pm | Light Meal –...
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MMA's Customer Service Excellence sponsored by the Maine Municipal Association - 7/31/17

Location: Maine Municipal Association, 60 Community Drive, Augusta Time: Registration: 8:30 - 9:00 am | Class: 9:00 - 4:00 ...
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Recent Announcements

06/20/2017 - Photo Contest Deadline Extended

The 2017 Maine Municipal Association Photo Contest is under way, and the new deadline is Wednesday, July 19. The contest has several categories and is a great opportunity to make your community shine.

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06/06/2017 - Land for Maine’s Future Proposals

The Land for Maine’s Future Board seeks proposals for land conservation projects, with approximately $4.5 million in Land for Maine’s Future funds available for new projects. Proposals that seek to protect deer wintering areas will receive priority.

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06/01/2017 - Ethel N. Kelley Memorial Award Nominations Sought

Maine Municipal Association is seeking nominations for its most prestigious annual award, the MMA Ethel N. Kelley Memorial Award. The award recognizes distinguished service at the municipal government and community level, and will be presented at MMA’s Annual Convention, on Oct. 4.

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05/25/2017 - Proposed Slate of MMA Executive Committee Members

Maine Municipal Association’s 2017 Nominating Committee is pleased to put forth a slate of four candidates to join the organization’s 12-member Executive Committee on Jan. 1, 2018, including the vice president. Our current President is Laurie Smith, Town Manager in Kennebunkport. Laurie will be succeeded as president by Linda Cohen, City Councilor in South Portland, our current vice president.

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05/19/2017 - Cyber Security Planning

Community Cybersecurity Exercise Planning is designed to provide a foundational knowledge of community cyber security in order to prepare exercise planners to incorporate cyber-attacks and incidents into their programs. The Maine Emergency Management Agency will host a two-day planning session on this topic, June 13-14.

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05/15/2017 - Tactical Urbanism and Build Maine

The annual Build Maine Conference will be held on June 9 in Lewiston and this year, it will be preceded by a Safe Streets Tactical Repair Workshop, which will be held on June 8 in the same city. The Maine Town, City & County Management Association and the Maine Chapter of the American Public Works Association are encouraging members to attend. MMA is a co-sponsor of the Build Maine Conference.

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05/03/2017 - 2017 MMA Photo Contest

The Maine Municipal Association is looking for your "Community's Best Shots!" Municipalities are invited to submit entries reflecting your community’s pride, uniqueness and beauty. Entries are due by Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Winners will be announced at MMA’s 2017 Convention in Augusta.

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05/02/2017 - NBRC Grant Period Open

The Northern Border Regional Commission is encouraging municipalities to apply for up to $1.8 million in available grants that can help in the areas of telecommunications, energy efficiency, economic development – and more. The deadline for grant applications is mid-June. A local match is required.

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05/01/2017 - Upcoming Rural Water Training Opportunities

The Maine Rural Water Association will offer a number of training opportunities around the state in May. Topics include portable generator installation, OSHA standards training, excavation safety and high-density polyethylene pipe (HDPE). MRWA provides beneficial training for utility personnel, public works personnel, planning boards, select boards, CEOs and contractors.

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04/27/2017 - Census LUCA Training Sessions

Representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau will hold three training programs for municipal officials, concerning the upcoming community participation effort regarding Local Updating of Census Addresses. Workshops will be held in South Portland, Augusta and Bangor, starting on May 15. Webinars about the importance of LUCA are also available.

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