The MMA held a briefing on April 10 for the Massachusetts Select Board Association and the Massachusetts Municipal Councillors’ Association to provide important updates on municipal implications of the COVID-19 emergency.

MMA Executive Director and CEO Geoff Beckwith and Legislative Director John Robertson discussed pending and recently passed legislation and the many questions surrounding the state and local budget outlook for the remainder of fiscal 2020 as well as fiscal 2021 and 2022.

They also discussed current state guidance for essential operations.

Beckwith and Robertson answered numerous questions from the more than 250 elected local leaders on the call.

Presentation from MMA COVID-19 briefing for MSA/MMCA (6M PDF)