LGAC Annual Reports to the Chesapeake Executive Council
- 2023 LGAC Recommendations to the Executive Council [PDF, 261.6 KB]
- 2022 LGAC Recommendations to the Executive Council [PDF, 686.2 KB]
- 2021 LGAC Recommendations to the Executive Council [PDF, 239.5 KB]
- Ii e lgac 2020 annual recommendations pdf [PDF, 613.3 KB]
- 2019 LGAC Recommendations to the Executive Council [PDF, 625.2 KB]
- 2018 LGAC Recommendations to the Executive Council [PDF, 787.7 KB]
- Lgac ec letter and report may 2017 pdf [PDF, 610.2 KB]
- 2016 LGAC Recommendations to the Executive Council [PDF, 52.8 KB]
- Lgac cover letter and ec report and recommendations 2015 signed pdf [PDF, 571.7 KB]
- Lgac cover letter and ec report and recommendations 2014 signed pdf [PDF, 671.7 KB]
- 2013 LGAC Recommendations to the Executive Council [PDF, 251.3 KB]
LGAC Local Government Forums
The Local Government Forum is a yearly problem solving meeting hosted by LGAC in collaboration with the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Through facilitated group discussion, participants identify issues that hinder or help advance local implementation of watershed protection and restoration initiatives. Findings and recommendations, developed during the forum, are documented and next steps are identified.
- 2022 Local Government Forum Report: Integrating Resilience into Local Planning [PDF, 431.3 KB]
- 2022 Local Government Forum Appendices [PDF, 860.3 KB]
- 2022 Local Government Forum Fact Sheet [PDF, 584.4 KB]
- 2021 Local Government Forum Report: Developing Collaborative Watershed Partnerships [PDF, 228.7 KB]
- 2021 Local Government Forum Appendices [PDF, 5.4 MB]
- 2021 Local Government Forum Fact Sheet [PDF, 243.9 KB]
- 2020 Local Government Forum Report: Building Local Community Resilience Against Climate-Related Flooding [PDF, 481.3 KB]
- 2020 Local Government Forum Appendices [PDF, 14.1 MB]
- 2019 Local Government Forum Report: Stormwater & Green Infrastructure Workforce Development [PDF, 940.4 KB]
- 2019 Local Government Forum Appendices [PDF, 4.6 MB]
- 2018 Local Government Forum Report: Filling Gaps to Advance WIP Implementation [PDF, 513.4 KB]
- 2018 Local Government Forum Appendices [PDF, 415.3 KB]
- Lgac luwg forum 062017 final report pdf [PDF, 16.3 MB]
- 2016 Local Government Forum Report: Streamlining Integrated Infrastructure Implementation, “Dig Once” Strategy Development Workshop [PDF, 872.0 KB]
- 2016 Local Government Forum "Dig-Once" Fact Sheet [PDF, 349.8 KB]
Protect Local Waterways Website
The Protect Local Waterways Website is an online resource hub created to support decision-making by local officials. Local leaders make decisions that set the course for their community and local government actions determine the health and vitality of their jurisdiction, as well as that of local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay. Local officials can achieve mutually beneficial outcomes by prioritizing local economic development, infrastructure resiliency, public health, and education, while also protecting your environment.
The Protect Local Waterways website's extensive learning library, titled "A Local Government Guide to the Chesapeake Bay," contains 11 highly visual and succinct educational modules with companion fact sheets, infographics, and short videos.
Visit Protectlocalwaterways.org to learn more!
Watershed Currents Newsletter: Resources for Local Governments
Watershed Currents is a bi-monthly curated newsletter that highlights local case studies and provides inspirational and informative resources for local governments and interested parties within the Chesapeake Bay watershed region. Each newsletter will be themed-focused and organized by local priorities impacting local government communities today. Please see below for past editions of the Newsletter:
Virginia Local Government Roundtables
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, in cooperation with the Virginia Delegation of LGAC, hosted Local Government Watershed Roundtables in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed between June 2018 and April 2019. Through peer-to-peer dialogue, LGAC hoped to increase elected officials’ knowledge about watershed protection and restoration and increase local engagement in the development and implementation of Virginia’s Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP). The roundtables were funded by Virginia's Environmental Endowment.