NEWS RELEASE FROM THE MISSOURI MUNICIPAL LEAGUE
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri celebrates Local Government Week May 5-9, 2014. The week is an ideal time to learn more about how local government serves each citizen in your community every day.
Working together, your cities, counties and schools are the backbone of your community.
Local Government Is…
“Local government is closest to the people,” said Dan Ross, executive director of the Missouri Municipal League. “It makes what you love most about your community happen, such as your schools, parks or local downtown. Local government also ensures your quality of life through services you may not think about, like clean tap water or repaired streets.”
The week is sponsored by the following local government organizations:
Missouri Municipal League, www.mocities.com
Missouri Association of Counties, www.mocounties.com
Missouri School Boards’ Association, www.msbanet.org
Missouri Association of Councils of Government, www.macogonline.org
St. Louis County Municipal League, www.stlmuni.org
Mid-America Regional Council, www.marc.org
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