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Live with the League - State Budget, Marijuana Caregivers Bills, and more - October 5, 2021

Live with the League - State Budget, Marijuana Caregivers Bills, and more - October 5, 2021

October 5, 2021

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

Get the latest news on the state budget, bills related to marijuana caregivers, and a package of legislation dealing with support for public safety personnel.

Live with the League - COVID Emergency Rental Program, Treasury Updates, CARES Act, ARPA, and more - September 7, 2021

Live with the League - COVID Emergency Rental Program, Treasury Updates, CARES Act, ARPA, and more - September 7, 2021

October 5, 2021

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

COVID Emergency Rental Program, Treasury Updates, CARES Act, ARPA, and more.

What’s Happening Inside MDOT’s Local Agency Program Webinar -August 25, 2021

What’s Happening Inside MDOT’s Local Agency Program Webinar -August 25, 2021

August 26, 2021

he Michigan Municipal League invites you to another installment of an ongoing webinar series with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). Get the latest updates on:

• Staffing/Covid Updates
• NEPA/SHPO Updates
• 2020 MDOT Standard Specifications for Construction
• New LAP Certification (Coming Soon)
• Construction Manual Update/Project Closeouts
• Upcoming Training
• And much more!

You'll also have an opportunity to ask questions or share concerns about issues affecting your community.

Speakers:
Kelly Crannell, Michigan Department of Transportation
Ryan Doyle, Michigan Department of Transportation

Live with the League - Latest Legislative Trends & Our Convention in Grand Rapids - August 23, 2021

Live with the League - Latest Legislative Trends & Our Convention in Grand Rapids - August 23, 2021

August 24, 2021

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

On this episode we discuss the latest legislative trends, and Christy Welti will join us to discuss our upcoming Convention in Grand Rapids!

How Municipalities Can Support and Benefit from Expanded Access to Expungement Webinar - August 19, 2021

How Municipalities Can Support and Benefit from Expanded Access to Expungement Webinar - August 19, 2021

August 23, 2021

Safe & Just Michigan has been working in partnership with several organizations and municipalities to advocate for legislation that passes and implements automatic expungement in Michigan. Safe & Just Michigan's Executive Director John S. Cooper will be joined by Amanda O'Boyle, Assistant City Attorney of Lansing, and Frances Walters, Director of the Conviction Integrity and Expungement Unit of Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office (WCPO). They will discuss how municipalities can support and benefit from expanded access to expungement and how they are implementing these programs throughout the state.

Presenters:
John S. Cooper, Executive Director, Safe & Just Michigan
Frances Walters, Director of the Conviction Integrity and Expungement Unit, Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office (WCPO)
Amanda O'Boyle, Assistant City Attorney, City of Lansing

Live with the League  - American Rescue Plan Portal & more - July 26, 2021

Live with the League - American Rescue Plan Portal & more - July 26, 2021

July 26, 2021

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

On today's episode we are joined by Eric Bussis from the Michigan Department of Treasury who can answer all of your questions about the American Rescue Plan, and we will hear the latest updates updates from our Lansing team.

Accept your American Rescue Plan Funds BY TUESDAY, July 27

Accept your American Rescue Plan Funds BY TUESDAY, July 27

July 22, 2021
Join us for a Facebook Live chat where we talk with communities about their experience filling out the application.
11:30 am, July 22, 2021
American Rescue Plan funding is on the way: Learn how to access it and maximize it

American Rescue Plan funding is on the way: Learn how to access it and maximize it

July 15, 2021

New possibility is coming to town and you are one of the first to greet it. Maximizing the benefits of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding requires more than a little planning. Greeting these new dollars with good government practices, some strategic blue-sky thinking, and broad community engagement can help you grow possibility into real, long lasting benefits for your community and its people.

Join us for an information-packed webinar where you’ll hear from experts on:
-Strategies for coordination activities between different units of government
-Leveraging state, private and philanthropic dollars to maximize your ARP funding
-Navigating the Michigan Department of Treasury ARP application portal
-Reporting and auditing requirements

-How to access assistance in seeking, planning for, and utilizing your ARP dollars

Presenters: Plante Moran, Michigan Municipal League, and the Michigan Association of Counties

Building Community Wealth and Economic Resilience

Building Community Wealth and Economic Resilience

July 15, 2021

Join the National Coalition for Community Capital (NC3) as they explore the use of Community Investment Funds (CIFs) as a way to strengthen local economies. The webinar, on July 14th from 12pm-1pm EST, will feature attorney Brian Beckon from Cutting Edge Capital; Janice Shade – founder of The Initiative for Local Capital; Deborah Frieze from the Boston Impact Initiative; and Helen Johnson – President of the Michigan Municipal League Foundation.

Moderator Chris Miller, a founding board member of NC3, Michigan State University Economic Innovation Fellow, and initiator of MILE, Michigan’s Investment Crowdfunding law, will lead the panel through a discussion of the existing CIF structures as well as a look at NC3’s proposed 21st Century CIF. NC3’s proposed CIF eliminates some of the challenges of the existing structures and opens up opportunities for consequential individual and community wealth-building through investment and ownership of community businesses, real estate, green energy and more.

Live with the League  - American Rescue Plan Portal, Short-term Rental Update, & more - July 12, 2021

Live with the League - American Rescue Plan Portal, Short-term Rental Update, & more - July 12, 2021

July 12, 2021

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

On this episode of Live with the League, our staff will catch you up on short-term rental issue updates, state budget news, and the new American Rescue Plan portal https://bit.ly/2TWxyVR opening for Non-Entitlement Units of local government.

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