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MML promotes news, events, and conferences of interest to its members. In addition, the MML publishes a magazine, pamphlets, and technical briefs to assist its member cities and their officials in performing their duties. There also links to other publications of interest to municipal officials.

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2017 High School Scholarship Application

High school seniors can now apply for one of the three $2,000 college scholarships that MML offers in conjunction with some of our great partner organizations! Apply by May 12, 2017! 

Be Part of the Party of the Century at the Mississippi Bicentennial South

Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration South
Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1
Centennial Plaza – Gulfport, Mississippi


On behalf of the South Mississippi Bicentennial Committee together with the Mississippi Development Authority, we invite you to make plans to join us for the Party of the Century!  This is a free ticketed event so please go online to see the entertainment line-up and print your tickets at www.ms200south.org.

Nominations Now Open for the State Executive Development Institute!

 Nominations are Now Open!

2017 Dates:  May 14 – May 19

Location:  Mississippi State University

The State Executive Development Institute (SEDI) is an executive style, graduate level, program offered by the John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development. 

Earn 2 CMO Credits! Attend MMVCA Annual Meeting

**CMO OPPORTUNITY**

Earn 2 CMO Elective Credits by attending the annual meeting of the Mississippi Mosquito and Vector Control Association (MMVCA).

The 2017 meeting will be held on March 15h and 16th at the Pearl Community Center located at 2420 Old Brandon Road in Pearl, MS.

View their message to our membership and registration information by clicking the links below!

Register Today for the 10th Annual Statewide Youth Leadership Summit

Register today for the 10th Annual Statewide Youth Leadership Summit! The Summit will be held at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS on March 3 - 4, 2017!

Municipal Government Week 2017

Mississippi Municipal Government Week will be held January 15 - 21, 2017, as a part of the League's long-term effort to increase public support for and involvement in municipal government, as well as provide a means to raise awareness of the wide range of services provided by municipalities. MML has created a tool kit for members to celebrate Municipal Government Week in each community across the state.

Federal Funding and Technical Assistance Opportunities

Great information regarding a variety of federal funding opportunities for cities and towns!  

Grants Management Training in Jackson, MS - April 10-11, 2017

EARN 2 CMO ELECTIVE CREDITS FOR ATTENDING THE FOLLOWING EVENT!

Jackson Police Department and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant management workshop in Jackson, MS, April 10-11, 2017.  This training is for grant recipient organizations across all disciplines.  Attend this class and you'll learn how to administer government grants and stay in compliance with applicable rules and regulations.

Mississippi Municipal League members can register for a special tuition rate of $565. Please use code "MSASSN" to receive this $30 discount off full  price at registration. 

MML's Resolution Requesting Assistance in Maintaining Public Infrastructure

View the attached resolution that the MML Board of Directors passed in an effort of encouraging the Mississippi Legislature to assist Mississippi's municipalities in improving, repairing and maintaining their public infrastructure. This resolution was sent to each member of the State Legislature, including Governor Phil Bryant, Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, and Speaker Philip Gunn.

 

If your city or town would like to pass a similar resolution at your next board meeting, please click here for a resolution template.