Alderman Kelly Russell has been tapped to serve as Vice Chair on the Maryland Municipal League’s 2012-2013 Hometown Emergency Preparedness Ad-hoc Committee (HEPAC).
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 16, 2012
Alderman Russell Tapped to be Vice Chair of MML’s Hometown Emergency Preparedness Ad-hoc Committee
Frederick, MD -- Alderman Kelly Russell has been tapped to serve as Vice Chair on the Maryland Municipal League’s 2012-2013 Hometown Emergency Preparedness Ad-hoc Committee (HEPAC). The responsibility of this special committee is to work with the MML staff to develop safety and emergency preparedness programs that cities and towns can easily adopt for use. This marks Alderman Russell’s third year of service on the Hometown Emergency Preparedness Ad-hoc Committee.
Appointments to the various MML committees and boards allows for the City’s involvement in a combination of regional and state-wide efforts to obtain best practices, enhance Frederick’s visibility and participate in critical planning.
The Maryland Municipal League was founded in 1936 and represents 157 municipal governments and 2 special taxing districts throughout the state of Maryland. A voluntary, non-profit, nonpartisan association controlled and maintained by city and town governments, MML works to strengthen and support municipal government through advocacy and the development of effective leadership. Through its membership in the National League of Cities, MML offers legislative representation in Washington, urban research programs, and a national municipal government information exchange.
MML is the only statewide organization in Maryland composed solely of municipal officials and devoted to the promotion of all branches of municipal administration.