Wakefield Town Administrator Steve Maio (left) makes a point during an MMA Legislative Breakfast held last Oct. 4 in Lynnfield, as House Minority Leader Bradley Jones listens.

Registration is open for the MMA’s spring series of Legislative Breakfast Meetings, which will be held on Feb. 28, March 6 and March 13.

Every spring and fall, the MMA hosts a series of meetings in communities across the state to give local leaders, legislators and MMA staff the opportunity to network in an informal setting, exchange information, and discuss issues of importance in state and local government.

The 2019-2020 legislative session is in its second year, and the MMA is tracking hundreds of bills that would affect cities and towns. Relevant bills will be discussed, along with topics such as the state budget, education finance, economic development, housing, municipal recycling and recreational marijuana.

City and town officials from every community are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to talk about local successes and challenges and to give input on the MMA’s legislative priorities.

A continental breakfast will be provided at 8 a.m. Introductions will begin at 8:15, followed by presentations and Q&A. The meetings will end by 10 a.m.

Meetings will be held on the following Fridays:

Feb. 28
Charlton: Senior Center, Town Hall, 37 Main St.
Littleton: Littleton Fire Station, 20 Foster St.

March 6
Carver: Carver Fire Station, 99 Main St.
• Conway: Town Hall Meeting Room, 5 Academy Hill Road

March 13
Great Barrington: Town Hall Meeting Room, 334 Main St.
Manchester-by-the-Sea: Masonic Temple, 10 Church St.

The meetings are free to attend, but members are asked to pre-register online or by fax or mail.

Attendees are urged to contact their local legislators and invite them to attend as well.

For more information contact Alandra Champion at 617-426-7272, ext. 121, or achampion@mma.org.

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