Recent Updates from MMA Legal Services

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February 24, 2021 - Legal Guidance on New Executive Orders Addressing Municipal Spending and budgetary Authority for 2021

MMA’s Legal Services Department recently issued guidance explaining two Executive Orders signed by Gov. Janet Mills. These orders, Nos. 27 and 27-A, reinstate several lapsed provisions of emergency legislation enacted at the beginning of the pandemic. They address several matters, including disbursement approval authority, continuing spending authority and election postponement procedures which had lapsed at during January 2021.  For more information see:

MMA Legal Guidance - EOs 27 & 27-A: Emergency Municipal Spending & Budgeting Authority for 2021.

Executive Order No. 27 | Executive Order No. 27-A


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