LGAC

50 Stories: Inspiring Local Officials To Take On Water Quality Challenges

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.

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50 Stories: Local Decision Makers Bring LGAC Knowledge Back to Their Communities

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.

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Pennsylvania parks are ready to shine

Local elected officials in Pennsylvania share their role in supporting their community parks.

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The Local Government Advisory Committee welcomes two new members

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.

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Local Governments and Climate Experts Convene to Problem Solve on Community Flooding

Federal funding, collaboration, environmental justice and more examined at the 2020 Local Government Forum

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From the Desk of the Local Government Advisory Committee: Chair, Second Time Running!

As she happily enters into her second term as chair of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC), Ann Simonetti, former councilmember to Marysville Borough in Pennsylvania, reflects on her past years in LGAC and hopes for the future. “I found it to be less stressful than I thought it would be,” she joked, adding …

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Former Mayor of Takoma Park, Bruce Williams, Honored at Past LGAC Meeting in Maryland

The Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) held its final quarterly meeting of 2019 in December in Adamstown, Maryland. Former Mayor of Takoma Park, Bruce R. Williams, was honored by members of LGAC for his service to its Maryland delegation as he transitions into his new position as an emeritus member. Bruce was first appointed to …

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Local Elected Officials Explore the Colors on the Creek!

Earlier this month, the Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) was treated to a local gem nestled in Frederick, Maryland. Located within its downtown sector, Carroll Creek Linear Park is home to the Color on the Creek community waterway project that flows a quarter mile. It initially was part of a flood control plan built in …

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Tour Convenes Virginia’s Elected Officials to Learn About Priorities of Coastal Communities

Press Release Contact: Marissa Spratley Email: mspratley@allianceforthebay.org Office: 443-949-0575 Cell: 410-718-2728 PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Tour Convenes Virginia’s Elected Officials to Learn About Priorities of Coastal Communities An Opportunity to Showcase Virginia’s Rivers and the Chesapeake Bay to Locally Elected Officials Annapolis, MD (November 22, 2019) The Virginia delegation of the Local Government Advisory …

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