February 14, 2014

State requirements for school funding allow a county to invest in one time costs without embedding that spending into the maintenance of effort base for future required funding. This limited process requires an application to the State Board of Education by March 31 - meaning counties need to evaluate this option soon to use it for this year's budget. (Read more


 Environment and Land Use News      

Proposed Chicken Tax Could Affect County Bond Ratings       


Former South River Federation Executive to Manage Anne Arundel Stormwater Program   



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Dates to Remember:
Feb. 18 Hearing: SB 338 - Public Safety - Statewide Interoperability Radio Control Board - Established

Feb. 19 Hearing: SB 664 - Transportation - Motor Fuel Tax & Highway User Revenue - Increased Local Share

MACo Summer Conference -  
August 13-16, 2014


Corporate Partner Profile: Nationwide Retirement Solutions   

Nationwide Retirement Solutions & NACo - College Scholarship Opportunity

Every year, Nationwide Retirement Solutions, a MACo Gold Partner, & National Association of Counties (NACo) award FOUR high school seniors with $2,000 college scholarships.  To be eligible, the student's parent or grandparent must participate in NRS' 457 program.  To apply, have the student go to Nationwide Retirement Solutions' website and fill out the short application and essay. HURRY!  The application deadline is March 2, 2014! (Read more)  



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