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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Rockville’s Mayor and Council Celebrate Municipal Government Works Month

The City Joins MML in Recognizing the Contributions of Municipal Government

Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 22 – In an effort to highlight the benefits of town and city government, Rockville’s Mayor and Council proclaimed November Municipal Government Works Month at their Monday, Nov. 18 meeting.

The Maryland Municipal League (MML) promotes Municipal Government Works Month to raise awareness about the services municipal governments offer residents and to encourage community participation.

“Rockville, like many other municipalities, enhances the quality of life through a variety of programs, services, and initiatives, which help to make Maryland a great place to live, work and explore,” the proclamation states.

The City of Rockville was incorporated in 1860 and is one of 157 Maryland municipalities.

Cities and towns throughout Maryland have celebrated Municipal Government Works Month since 1993 as a way to educate community members about the role and function of their government.

Recognition of Municipal Government Works Month is a requirement of MML’s Banner City Program. The program fosters teamwork among municipal officials and recognizes cities and towns for exceptional participation in MML programs and activities.

MML has recognized Rockville as a Banner City for the past nine years, a designation that recognizes the municipality as one of the league's most engaged members. The city is working toward a 2020 Banner City recognition.

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Marylou Berg
Director of Communication

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