Press Conference, New Study on Broken Municipal Funding System
TODAY at an 11 am press conference livestreamed on SaveMiCity.org, the League will release a new report on Michigan's broken financial funding system. "Michigan's Great Disinvestment: How State Policies Have Forced our Communities into Fiscal Crisis" examines changes that have affected the finances of Michigan municipalities over the past 20 years and explores ideas for improving their overall fiscal stability. The report, produced by Great Lakes Economic Consulting, centers around the experiences of the 15 largest cities in the state, as well as eight smaller cities. Read more.
Heart of Monroe PlacePlan Improves Connections to Business and Culture
The League worked with the Monroe community to identify how an alley could be used to improve access to the west section of downtown. The PlacePlan offers a strategy for improving access to this part of downtown and creating new public spaces that can connect and strengthen the businesses and cultural destinations around them. More