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  • Timothy McCue is NACo’s new associate program director for health. He was most recently director of grant programs at the Potomac Health Foundation. He earned a Master of Public Health degree from Case Western Reserve University and a B.A. from Hiram College.

On the Move - April 15, 2019


Officials in OAKLAND COUNTY are expected to approve a rugged park to be an “off-roader paradise” for four-wheeler clubs and SUV owners, the Detroit Free Press reported. The park, which will be located 90 minutes north of Detroit, is expected to be purposely rugged with hundreds of rock-strewn acres. County officials hope tourists will camp overnight near the park to increase tourism and the local economy. The state is planning to lease the land to Oakland County, which will pay to operate the park. Photo credit: Oakland County Parks and Recreation

News from Across the Nation - April 15. 2019

National Community Development Week (CD Week), held annually during Congress’ spring recess, recognizes the importance of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) programs.

Local communities celebrate National Community Development Week

This week's video includes the U.S. Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt to become the new U.S. Secretary of the Interior, the release of payments for the Secure Rural Schools program to states, U.S. Department of Homeland Security grants for emergency preparedness and more.

County Countdown — April 22, 2019

Photos from Washington, D.C. and counties across the country.

This Week in Photos: Apr. 14 – 20

On April 9, Adam Ortiz, Director of Environmental Protection for Montgomery County, Md., represented NACo at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Winning on Reducing Food Waste event.

NACo joins government and industry leaders to address nation’s food waste challenges

The 2019 Western Interstate Region (WIR) Conference is fast approaching. In less than one month, Spokane County will serve as host for this wonderful event. On behalf of the Spokane County Board of Commissioners, we invite you to join us May 15–17.

2019 WIR Conference Invitation from Commissioner Mary Kuney

On April 12, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the opening of the application period for eight FY 2019 DHS preparedness grant programs totaling more than $1.7 billion. These grants support state, local and tribal governments in preparing for and responding to major natural disasters and other emergencies.

Apply now: U.S. Department of Homeland Security announces $1.7 billion for FY 2019 preparedness grants

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WVACo Spring Board Meeting
06.03.2019 - 06.05.2019
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2019 NACo Conference and Exposition
07.12.2019 - 07.15.2019

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