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Live with the League - Community Excellence Awards & the American Rescue Plan - April 5, 2021

Live with the League - Community Excellence Awards & the American Rescue Plan - April 5, 2021

April 6, 2021

Host: Matt Bach, Asst. Director, Strategic Communications, Michigan Municipal League

This Monday on Live with the League, we're joined by Emily Kieliszewski, highlighting the League's Community Excellence Awards, the latest updates out of Lansing, and the most recent information and guidelines for communities on the American Rescue Plan.

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities

Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities

April 1, 2021
Host: Morgan Fabry, Hazard Mitigation Assistance Branch and Region V’s BRIC Coordinator, FEMA 
 
Moderator: Emily Kieliszewski, Member Programs Lead, Michigan Municipal League

 

EMA has recently launched the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities program to assist local communities as they undertake hazard mitigation projects, reducing the risks they face from disasters and natural hazards. The BRIC program aims to categorically shift the federal focus away from reactive disaster spending and towards research-supported, proactive investment in community resilience.

Join the League as we host FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance Branch and Region V’s BRIC Coordinator, Morgan Fabry, for a program overview and to discuss the benefits and key elements of the newly developed BRIC Program.

Treasury Dept. COVID-19 Updates and Resources for Local Governments #11

Treasury Dept. COVID-19 Updates and Resources for Local Governments #11

March 23, 2021

Host: Michigan Department of Treasury

In partnership with the Michigan Municipal League, Michigan Townships Association, Michigan Association of Counties, and the County Road Association of Michigan, the Michigan Department of Treasury is pleased to announce the 11th joint webinar, “Tools and Resources for Local Governments”, formerly known as “COVID-19 Updates and Resources for Local Governments.”

Topics will include updates on the CARES Act grants, Financially Distressed Cities, Villages and Townships (FDCVT) grant, recreational marijuana payments, the American Rescue Act, and cybersecurity for local governments.

Live with the League - American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, Open Meetings Act, and more -  March 22, 2021

Live with the League - American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, Open Meetings Act, and more - March 22, 2021

March 23, 2021

Host: Matt Bach, Asst. Director, Strategic Communications, Michigan Municipal League

We fielded some excellent questions from our members on today's Live with the League conversation. League CEO and Executive Director Dan Gilmartin joined us to talk about the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, Open Meetings Act, and more.

 

Live with the League - $1.9 trillion stimulus plan approved in the U.S. Senate - 3-8-21

Live with the League - $1.9 trillion stimulus plan approved in the U.S. Senate - 3-8-21

March 9, 2021

Host: Matt Bach, Asst. Director, Strategic Communications, Michigan Municipal League

Great discussion today with a lot of excellent questions from our members about the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan approved in the U.S. Senate recently. The stimulus includes $350 billion for local governments.

Live with the League - $1.9 trillion stimulus package breakdown & more  - Feb. 22, 2021

Live with the League - $1.9 trillion stimulus package breakdown & more - Feb. 22, 2021

February 23, 2021

Host: Matt Bach, Asst. Director, Strategic Communications, Michigan Municipal League

Guests: Westland Mayor William Wild, president of the Michigan Municipal League Board, Mike Wallace of the National League of Cities

On this week's Live with the League we discuss the new $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposed in Washington D.C. This proposal, which could be approved within the next week or two, includes about $4.3 billion in direct, flexible funding to Michigan cities and counties. 

Our special guests - Westland Mayor William Wild, president of the Michigan Municipal League Board, and Mike Wallace of the National League of Cities - break it all down for us in this enlightening discussion. 

Plus, we hear from the League's Lansing team about the latest state budget talks.

Live with the League - CapCon 2021, Lansing Legislative activity & more  - Feb. 8, 2021

Live with the League - CapCon 2021, Lansing Legislative activity & more - Feb. 8, 2021

February 9, 2021

Host: Matt Bach, Asst. Director, Strategic Communications, Michigan Municipal League

Guests: Christy Welti, Events Coordinator, MML

Great time today chatting about CapCon 2021 with Christy Welti in our events department and our Lansing team about the latest legislative activity in Lansing and stimulus proposals in DC. Hope you watch!

 

Finance for the Non-Finance Municipal Official

Finance for the Non-Finance Municipal Official

February 5, 2021
Host: Anthony Minghine, Deputy Executive Director & COO, Michigan Municipal League
 
Moderator: Emily Kieliszewski, Member Programs Lead, Michigan Municipal League

 

No matter what your role in local government, you are impacted by numerous budget and finance issues every day.  The goal of this session is to help non-finance professionals better understand the complicated world of municipal finance. We will cover many of the finance-related issues that local officials face in any local government.  Participants will gain a deeper understanding that will help them be more effective no matter what their role.
 

 

Live with the League - State of the State by Gov. Whitmer, State Budget & more

Live with the League - State of the State by Gov. Whitmer, State Budget & more

January 26, 2021

Host: Matt Bach, Asst. Director, Strategic Communications, Michigan Municipal League

Guests: Chad Livengood, Crain's Detroit Business

Great conversation today with Chad Livengood of Crain's Detroit Business and the League's legislative team. We covered the upcoming State of the State Speech by Governor Whitmer and other issues related to COVID-19 and the state budget.

Treasury Dept. COVID-19 Updates and Resources for Local Governments #10

Treasury Dept. COVID-19 Updates and Resources for Local Governments #10

January 20, 2021
Host: Michigan Department of Treasury
 
In partnership with the Michigan Municipal League, Michigan Townships Association and Michigan Association of Counties, the Michigan Department of Treasury presented the tenth joint webinar, “COVID-19 Updates and Resources for Local Governments.”  Topics include an overview of the Michigan Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference and information regarding the requirements for single audits. 
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