The first League meeting of 2020 will be held at the Woodson Terrace Recreation Center, 4301 Calvert Ave, Woodson Terrace, MO 63134, (MAP). Refreshments will be served at 6:30 pm with the meeting beginning at 7:15.
Program: The 2020 Legislative Session will be dominated by the usual suspects; taxes, schools, roads and public safety. Even though this is an election year, the legislature of off and running to start the session. There were 672 bills and 22 joint resolutions pre-filed in the House in addition to 294 bills and 24 joint resolutions in the Senate.
Executive Director, Pat Kelly will present key bills of interest that have been filed this session impacting municipal governments in relationship to the Leagues Legislative Priorities. This will be in preparation for MML Legislative Conference on February 11th and 12th, in Jefferson City.
He will also discuss the does and don’ts you should follow while meeting with your representatives in the Capital.
On the agenda for consideration will be a proposed bylaws amendment to increase the number of elected board members to 7 from 5 and language to remove non-participating board members, including both elected members and past presidents. The proposed change was presented for discussion in November. The bylaws language will be emailed to members or mailed to city halls in advance of the meeting.