Desoto County News

Adams named to Mississippi Municipal League Board of Directors

It was announced on Tuesday, Oct. 10 that Olive Branch Mayor Ken Adams has been appointed to the Mississippi Municipal League, or MML, Board of Directors.

The board is the policy-making body for the MML, giving direction and guidance for the overall operation of the League, which supports and advocates for municipal government in Mississippi.

As part of his appointment to the Board of Directors, Adams is serving on the Legislative Committee and is an active participant in the MML education program.

“I am pleased to serve on the MML Board of Directors and hope I can make a contribution that will ultimately help me to better serve the citizens of Olive Branch,” Adams said in a news release.

The MML helps cities and towns in Mississippi. It is a non-partisan association that represents 290 city, town, and village governments in the state.

The organization is also affiliated with the National League of Cities, a lobbying, legislative and legal arm the represents municipalities before the U.S. Congress.

Bob Bakken

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