April 23, 2021

Planned to be an in-person event on August 18-21 at the Roland Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD, this conference will focus on the local role in the COVID-19 response and recovery - strategic planning, evolving service delivery, emergency communications, fiscal obstacles, and much more. Stringent safety protocols will be in place and the number of participants will be limited to ensure social distancing.

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MACo Mourns the Loss of Two Former County Officials
MACo sadly shares the news that two former elected officials passed away last week. William Pickrum, formerly a Kent County Commissioner and MACo First Vice President, and "Capt'n Jim" McMahan, former Harford County Council Member and familiar face at MACo events. Both were veterans and dedicated public servants - the county community mourns their loss and sends our condolences and best wishes to their loved ones.
Conduit Street Podcast Corner:

On the latest episode of the Conduit Street Podcast, Kevin Kinnally and Michael Sanderson discuss the latest news and notes from Annapolis, including a rundown of the final days of the 2021 Session of the Maryland General Assembly, reflections on the strangest legislative session to date, a look ahead to county budgets, and a look at why leading economic indicators may not tell the whole story amidst the enduring COVID-19 pandemic. LISTEN NOW
Counties In Action
Howard launches Ellicott City Project Advisory Committee
Harriet Tubman historic site discovered at Blackwater wildlife refuge
Harford breaks ground on new Walters Mill canoe/kayak launch
Corporate Partner Corner

MACo Bronze Corporate Partner, Kaiser Permanente, offers advice for parents in discussing race and equity with children.
Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. We currently serve more than 11.3 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists, and team of caregivers. Our world-class medical teams are supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, care delivery and chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente (KP) exists to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We are trusted partners in total health, collaborating with people to help them thrive and creating communities that are among the healthiest in the nation. To learn more, please visit us at KP online@KPMidAtlantic

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