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New York plays a vital role in implementing upstream solutions for downstream issues.
Decisions made by a local official impact not only the health and vitality of their community, but also their local waterways and the greater Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Annual Local Government Forum convened local decision-makers and climate experts to discuss resiliency planning.
On Friday, October 7th, Delaware elected officials gathered in downtown Seaford to explore the city’s innovative green infrastructure practices as part of the Alliance’s first Wandering Delaware’s Waterways walking tour.
Hosted by members of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Local Government Advisory Committee, with support from state agencies and associations, the Alliance held three 2-day tours, one each in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia between late March and early May 2022.
The Local Government Advisory Committee consists of local elected officials from across the Watershed who have been appointed by their respective Governors or Mayor (in the case of the District of Columbia). This blog focuses on the Alliance’s Wandering Waterways Project Series which aims to connect, immerse, and inspire local officials as they work to find solutions to water quality challenges across the Chesapeake Bay region.
Local Government Advisory Committee members share how serving as a part of the Advisory Committee has shaped their decision-making on behalf of their communities.
Local elected officials in Pennsylvania share their role in supporting their community parks.
In mid-November, the Alliance and the University of Maryland’s Municipal Online Stormwater Training (MOST) Center kicked off a series of three virtual stormwater training sessions for local decision makers. “Getting the MOST for Local Leaders in Stormwater Solutions” aims to arm communities in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia with innovative strategies to combat challenges around stormwater …
The Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) is pleased to welcome two new members to its Virginia and Pennsylvania delegations: Amy Dubois, Chair Board of Supervisors for Mathews County, VA and Commissioner Donna Iannone for Sullivan County, PA.