Membership: Please consider joining the MCA or renewing your membership for 2013 to ensure that your voice is heard on these and the other important issues facing McLean area residents. A link to our application can also be found on our Membership page.
MCA Members Invited to Annual Membership Meeting on May 30
MCA members are invited to attend the MCA's Annual Membership Meeting on May 30th at the McLean Community Center, beginning at 7:30 p.m. At the meeting MCA will elect its board members — including six officers and 34 directors. Trustees will also be elected to MCA's charitable affiliate, the McLean Community Foundation. Following the meeting, there will be a session regarding developments in McLean. Speakers will include:
- Kevin Dent, Chair of the Governing Board of the McLean Community Center, who will speak regarding proposed renovation plans;
- Elizabeth Morton, Chair of the McLean Revitalization Corporation, who will speak on downtown revitalization plans;
- And Marcus Simon, First Vice-Chairman of the McLean Chamber of Commerce, who will discuss the business environment in McLean.
MCA President Testifies on FY 2014 Budget Proposal
Sally K. Horn, MCA President, testified before the Board of Supervisors on April 11th regarding the proposed FY 2014 Fair County Budget. In light of economic concerns and rising residential real estate assessments, she called on the Board to keep the flax rate flat. Click this link to read her remarks.
April Membership Meeting Focused on Education
MCA members and McLean-area residents concerned about local public education had an opportunity to participate in a Conversation on Education on Monday, April 8th at McLean High School. Speakers addressed a range of school-related issues and included Cluster I Assistant Superintendent Marty Smith, School Board member Jane Strauss, and Supervisor John Foust. An extended public Q&A session followed.
Outstanding Teen Character Award Nominations to be Announced
The winner or winners of the annual MCA Teen Character Award will be awarded at McLean Day on Saturday, May 18th. The award recognizes teens with exceptional ethical and compassionate character who have "contributed significantly to the welfare of a family or community member and who inspire other teenagers toward their families and neighbors."