MSHDA Blight Elimination Program – Notice of Funding Availability

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) is seeking proposals in support of targeted demolition activity within local units of governments across Michigan with the goal of initiating or triggering private investment and development; supporting current investment and development; promoting public safety, and/or stabilizing and increasing the property values of the project area­.     Award… Read More

The ALICE Project – (Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed)

Why we should support United Way-Manistee County [United Way is committed to ensuring that our communities are viable places to live and work. To do that, we promote current research, community dialogue, and data-driven policy solutions. These elements form the basis of one of United Way’s broadest and fastest-growing initiatives – the United Way ALICE Project. ALICE… Read More

Village of Bear Lake Council Meeting May 17, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

The following was received from Village Clerk. Ms. McPherson. Under the terms of a standing 6 month FOIA Subscription the following request was sent on May 16th: “May we please receive the Finance Report Spreadsheets as requested – i.e your Budget to Actual by Line Item by Fund accounting sheets. Also all Reports and Correspondence… Read More

Regulating Medical Marijuana Facilities: A Workshop for Local Government

Michigan State University Extension and the Land Policy Institute recently collaborated to deliver training to more than 800 people on the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act passed in 2016. The training targeted local units of government to explain their options under the new laws. In addition to conducting a webinar training, the “Regulating Medical Marijuana Facilities:… Read More