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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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$20 Million Blight Elimination Program Launches In Mississippi

Blight Elimination Program 
Applicants, consisting of municipalities and county governments, agree to participate with a non-government Blight Partner to eliminate blight in communities thereby strengthening the value of nearby properties, and increasing green space. Applicants may receive up to $500,000 per application cycle, a total of 8 times, to fund the demolition of (1-4) unit single family residential structures.  Approximately 2,000 homes will be demolished statewide at an average cost of $10,000.

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! 

Downtown Destiny Workshops - Earn 2 CMO Elective Credits

Join Mississippi Power for one of their two upcoming Downtown Destiny Workshops and earn 2 CMO Elective Credits! 

Topics include community marketing, understanding and applying data, target identification, and downtown retail mix.

Click below for full details on each of the two workshops being offered in May! 

60th Annual MWEA Conference & Technical Exhibition - CMO OPPORTUNITY!

Earn 2 CMO Elective Credits by attending an outstanding educational and networking experience with the 60th Annual Mississippi Water Environment Association's 2017 Conference and Exhibition held on June 6 - 9, 2017, in Vicksburg, MS! Click here for online registration! Download the attachment for full details.

 

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.

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.