The Community Assistance Team at the MEDC (CATeam) is hosting a series of workshop roundtables across the state in March to promote community revitalization through grants and loans.
Projects located in a downtown and that include brownfield or historic properties are eligible for consideration. CATeam specialists will be available during the roundtables to explain the new "Community Revitalization Program (CRP)", talk about types of projects and discuss the process.
The workshops are free to attend but space is limited. To RSVP, contact Marilyn Crowley at firstname.lastname@example.org. See below for dates and communities where the they'll be held.
March 13 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Wayne County, March 14 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Macomb County, March 20 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m. Lawrence, March 20 3:30 p.m.–5 p.m. Battle Creek, March 22 8 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Flint, March 22 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Bay City, March 22 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Marquette, March 22 3 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Mt Pleasant, March 28 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m. Dundee, March 28 8 a.m.–9:30 a.m. Newaygo, March 28 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Mackinaw City, March 28 3 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Traverse City, March 28 3:30 p.m.–5 p.m. Brighton, March 29 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. West Branch.
Arnold Weinfeld is Director of Strategic Initiatives and Federal Affairs for the Michigan Municipal League. He can be reached at 517-908-0304 or by e-mail.