Waveland mayor, alderman, earn municipal certification
By Echo Staff
Dec 31, 2013, 09:25
Waveland Alderman Mark Kidd with MML President Mayor Tim Waldrup. Kidd has graduated from the Certified Municipal Official’s Basic program sponsored by the Mississippi Municipal League (MML).
Both Waveland Mayor David Garcia and Waveland Alderman Mark Kidd recently graduated programs designed by the Mississippi Municipal League to help them better serve their constituents.
Garcia graduated from the Advance and Professional Development levels of the Certified Municipal Officials program from the Mississippi Municipal League (MML) at the Mississippi Municipal League (MML)Small Town Conference in Tunica, Mississippi.
MML Executive Director Shari T. Veazey stated, “The Advanced CMO program provides the participants additional training to help them better prepare for economic development opportunities that might become available for their city. Being able to effectively lead their city toward economic development and growth is critical to all municipal officials.
Kidd graduated from the Certified Municipal Official’s Basic program sponsored by the Mississippi Municipal League (MML). Under this program, local elected officials complete training and activities directly related to understanding and improving the management of local municipal issues.
To earn Basic CMO certification, participants must accumulate a minimum of sixty hours of training presented by the Mississippi Municipal League. The program is designed to take about two years to complete.
Established in 1931, the Mississippi Municipal League is a private association representing 288 municipalities in the state.