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2022 MMA Convention

The 2022 MMA Convention: 86th Anniversary Year

October 5 & 6, 2022 - Cross Insurance Center, Bangor

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Recent Announcements

02/02/2023 - MMA Call for Conference Session Proposals

Attention Members! The MMA Educational Services Department is currently planning for our three largest training events of the year, and we are looking for your help to make these events a success! This year, we invite MMA members who would like to plan and facilitate an educational session to submit session proposals for our upcoming conferences so that we can best meet your needs.

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02/01/2023 - Affordable Housing Law; Updated Guidance for Municipalities

Last spring, Governor Mills signed new affordable housing legislation into law, P.L. 2021, c. 672, entitled, An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Increase Housing Opportunities in Maine by Studying Zoning and Land Use Restrictions (also known as LD 2003). The effective date of Chapter 672 was August 8, 2022, although municipalities are not required to comply with many of the requirements in the law until July 1, 2023.

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01/24/2023 - Abandoned and Discontinued Roads Commission meeting January 25 at 1pm

The Abandoned and Discontinued Roads Commission will again be meeting this week and Municipal Officials are encouraged to attend if you have issues in your community.

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01/20/2023 - Inclusion Maine Conference – March 28-30, 2023 in South Portland

The Maine Municipal Association is proud to sponsor the 2023 Inclusion Maine Conference, March 28-30, 2023, in South Portland. Maine’s communities need skilled workers to sustain themselves and grow, and attracting and supporting a more diverse workforce is one strategy that shows great promise.

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01/18/2023 - *New* $1,000 Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors – MMA Douglas M. Eugley Scholarship for Public Service

The Maine Municipal Association (MMA) is pleased to announce a newly developed $1,000 scholarship for Maine high school seniors planning to enter post-secondary education to pursue a career in municipal government or public service!

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01/17/2023 - MaineHousing announces municipal funding focused on keeping residents warm and housed

MaineHousing recently announced the availability of two municipal funding opportunities focused on keeping Maine residents warm and housed during the winter months.

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01/13/2023 - MEGFOA’s Winter Training Webinar sponsored by Maine Government Finance Officers Association – 2/9/23

Location: Remote Access – Live Webinar via ZOOM
Time:  Sign-On: 8:45am-9:00am; Webinar: 9:00am-1:45pm
Cost:  $25 (members and non-members)

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01/10/2023 - Goodwill Industries of Northern New England searching for eligible organizations interested in hosting AmeriCorps members

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England is searching for eligible organizations interested in hosting AmeriCorps members (full-time stipend volunteers) in the 2023-2024 program year.

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01/09/2023 - Abandoned and Discontinued Roads Commission meeting January 11 at 1pm

The Abandoned and Discontinued Roads Commission will again be meeting this week and Municipal Officials are encouraged to attend if you have issues in your community.

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01/09/2023 - Maine Local Roads Center announces Workshops on Crosswalks, Sidewalks and Pedestrian Safety

A workshop on how to improve pedestrian safety and comply with ADA rules. The program is intended for municipal officials and employees.

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01/05/2023 - EITC Awareness Day Information

The National League of Cities (NLC) is encouraging municipal leaders to get the word out on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to raise awareness and increase participation rates among low- and moderate-income residents.

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12/28/2022 - 2023 Training Calendar Sneak Peek

Maine Municipal Association and our many Affiliates are pleased to announce our training calendar for 2023. See below for an at-a-glance sneak peek at the first 6 months of scheduled webinars, workshops and conferences. The full year calendar will be available after the New Year. Dates and locations are still being confirmed, so please check our website regularly for updates, details and registration information.

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12/21/2022 - LMF Call for Proposals

The Land for Maine’s Future Board is pleased to announce the 2023 call for conservation and recreation proposals.  This year the board has established two deadlines: (1) January 13, 2023 for community conservation projects; and (2) May 19, 2023 for working forest projects.  Please click here for more information. 

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12/19/2022 - Series of webinars offered re: federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)

Governor Mills’ Infrastructure Implementation Committee is hosting a series of webinars outlining specific elements of the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). 

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12/15/2022 - Maine Municipal Association Partners with Thomas College to Support Municipal Employees’ Graduate Education

Maine Municipal Association is pleased to announce a partnership with Thomas College to extend graduate education to all employees of MMA member municipalities in the state of Maine. The partnership, which offers a generous reduction in tuition for selected Thomas online graduate programs, is intended to attract and support the professional growth of the next generation of municipal leaders.

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