June 6, 2014
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As previously reported on Conduit Street, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers have released a proposed rule that would change the definition of waters under the federal Clean Water Act.  The proposed change to the definition "waters of the United States" could subject county maintained road and drainage ditches to the oversight and permitting requirements of the Clean Water Act. MACo has asked for county input regarding the potential impact of the proposed rule, which is open for public comment until July 11.  (Read more)  

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Planners Roundtable Discusses IRR Policy        


Garrett County Business Park Project Nearing Finish      


Prince George's County Continues Landslide Recovery  


BDC Preparing New RFP for Baltimore City "Superblock" Project    


Howard County Council Votes to Stay Mulching & Composting Zoning Reg Changes Pending Further Study  


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Corporate Partner Profile: Presidio

Presidio: Video-Enabled & Collaboration Solutions for a More Connected & Accessible Local Government 

 Many businesses as well as state, local and municipal government agencies are leveraging the benefits and capabilities of video-enabled technology to collaborate more effectively, increase communications, and improve services offerings.
State, local and municipal agencies needn't look very far to identify a myriad of use cases by which video-enabled solutions are helping agencies to: Work more productively and cost effectively, reduce cost, improving communications within government and amongst its constituents, and improve service offerings provided by government agencies. Presidio, a MACo Bronze Partner, offers this and so much more! (Read more) 
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