CAPITAL CONFERENCE 2012: THE POLITICS OF PLACEMAKING
The annual Michigan Municipal Convention officially begins tomorrow (Oct. 3, 2012), but many League members and staff are already here on Mackinac Island. The weather is fantastic and the fall colors are amazing.
View the full Convention program.Check out the full Convention agenda and more detailed list of topics to be discussed, including a discussion on some of the controversial ballot issues that may appear on the November ballot, new laws regarding cell towers, how to secure grant funding for your community, how governments can address illegal drugs in their communities, collaborative innovation by Jeff DeGraff, walkable urbanism from Chris Leinberger, how to build resilient communities by Chuck Marohn, thinking global for local issues by Clarence Anthony, using art and creativity to drive our state forward by Jennifer Goulet, local finance issues and strategies, andcommunity design and sustainability.
League staff and members walk up the hill to the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. What a view!
A message for those attending the Michigan Municipal League’s 2012 Convention on Mackinac Island October 3-5: Don’t forget to make reservations at the Grand Hotel before August 31, to receive the special discounted room block rate.In order to make reservations at the hotel and receive the discount, you will need to register for Convention to get your personalized housing reservation code, if you haven't done so already. You will also receive the faxable Grand Hotel reservation form at that time.And don't forget: You'll save an additional $50 by registering for Convention before the Early Bird Deadline on September 7! Click here to register for Convention. Click here for more information on Convention housing and travel.Check out the Convention agenda and more detailed list of topics to be discussed, including a discussion on some of the controversial ballot issues that may appear on the November ballot, new laws regarding cell towers, health care reform, how to secure grant funding for your community, how governments can address illegal drugs in their communities, collaborative innovation by Jeff DeGraff, local finance issues and strategies, and community design and sustainability.
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