As a former member of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, and Chair of the Spending Affordability Committee, Roger Manno has been instrumental in securing capital and operating budget funding for our clients across a range of legislative vehicles, including the Governor's Supplemental Budget, both the Senate and House Capital Budget bills, as well as departmental discretionary funding. Here are a few examples of our success:
In 2022, Manno & Associates LLC was instrumental in securing FY23 Supplemental Budget funding to replace the failing reservoir serving the more than 3000 residents of the Town of Boonsboro.
Rural Development Funding
Manno & Associates LLC secured FY22 discretionary agency funding and FY23 Supplemental Budget funding to assist the Maryland Rural Development Corporation in its work on behalf of 25 rural Maryland municipalities throughout 10 rural counties.
Water Treatment Plant Upgrades
In the 2022 legislative session, Manno & Associates LLC was successful in securing FY23 Capital Budget funding for necessary wastewater treatment upgrades for a rural municipality.
Caroline County North County Branch Library; Greensboro Community Center
In 2023, Manno & Associates LLC secured critical FY24 Capital Budget funding for the Caroline County North County Branch Library, which also provides Adult Basic Education, Head Start, Early Head Start, Housing Assistance, Circuit Rider services, and Technical Assistance for Rural Infrastructure (TAP) services.
Hagerstown Apprenticeship Training Center
In 2023, Manno & Associates LLC was successful in securing FY24 Capital Budget funding for the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union No. 486 Joint Journeymen and Apprentice Training Fund, for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site improvement, and capital equipping of the Local Union No. 486 Hagerstown School Renovation project (Washington County).
Major Drinking and Wastewater Projects
In 2023, Manno & Associates LLC secured $1M in FY24 Capital Budget funding to begin work replacing lead pipes and upgrading failing critical water infrastructure in Washington County.
Chase-Six Campus Avenue Realignment and Intersection
In both 2022 and 2023, Manno & Associates LLC was successful in securing necessary FY23 and FY24 Capital Budget funding for this critical infrastructure improvement in Washington County.
US Route 11 Bridge
In 2022 and 2023, Manno & Associates LLC worked with state, local and federal lawmakers and State Highway administration to begin a PELL Feasibility Study on alternatives to the failing US Route 11 Bridge.
On behalf of the United Association and the Mid-Atlantic Pipe Trades, Manno & Associates LLC secured important FY22 budget language to advance certified apprenticeship programming.