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2023 Agenda & Materials

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2023 Agenda & Materials

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"Virginia Main Street: Partnering for Success" presented by Rebecca Rowe (Department of Virginia Housing and Community Development)

"Advanced Air Mobility in Virginia" presented by VIPC and VA Dept. of Aviation

"Covid-19 Pandemic Financial Impacts on Virginia's Local Governments: A First Look at Local Revenue and Vulnerable Local Taxes" by Drs. Davis and Zuniga (Virginia Tech)

"Municipal Portal Power Outage Map Overview" by Dominion Energy

"Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Update" by Dominion Energy

"Virginia's K-12 Funding Formula" by JLARC

"How to Develop an Effective Manager Contract" by Dr. Ron Carlee (Old Dominion University)

"Review of Virginia Local Government Law 2022-23" by Andrew McRoberts (Sands Anderson, PC)

"Presentation to the Virginia Local Goverment Managers Association" by Dr. Ron Carlee (Old Dominion University)


"A Few Lessons from the Canadian Mass Casualty Commission Final Report" from FBI-LEEDA Summer 2023 by John Clair (Chief of Police, Marion)

"Incident Management - Common Operating Picture" (Marion Police Department)

About the VML Annual Conference

Each fall hundreds of local government officials, speakers and member organization representatives attend the VML Annual Conference. The conference includes:

  • General sessions featuring political leaders, nationally-known speakers and local government experts.
  • Workshop sessions on a variety of local government issues.
  • Business meeting focusing on the adoption of the annual VML legislative program and the election of officers for the upcoming year.
  • The presentation of the annual Innovation Awards recognizing excellence in local government programs.
  • The opportunity for networking with colleagues from across the state.


2024 Annual Conference

The 2024 VML Annual Conference will take place Oct. 13-15 at the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront (4201 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451)