June 19, 2015


This week the State Pension System announced its calculations for participating local governments to report shared liabilities of the state system. Their methodology, which MACo opposed, consolidates the unfunded liability of both the state and local governments together, and spreads that full liability across all system members. The result is an arguable overstatement of liabilities on county books, but does not affect contribution rates or withdrawal terms. (Read more)





Corporate Partner Profile:
Standard Solar, Inc.


Standard Solar, Inc., a MACo Silver Partner, was the development, engineering, procurement and construction partner with SunEdison to create Pocomoke City's solar energy system for its wastewater treatment plant. According to Standard Solar's press release, "The Pocomoke City solar system is designed to produce more energy than the on-site facility needed. Under aggregated net metering, other buildings owned by Pocomoke City can share the output of these solar systems, even if they are not physically connected to them or are on a different meter." Find out how Standard Solar, Inc. can help your community go solar! ( Read more


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