Village of Cassopolis is Winner of Community Excellence Award

The Village of Cassopolis was voted the winner of the 2022 Community Excellence Award (CEA)—the most prestigious Michigan Municipal League community honor. The Village is a small, rural community located in southwest Michigan in Cass County and it was selected as this year's CEA winner by attendees at the League's 2022 Convention that took place recently in Muskegon. View our press release for details.

MML, MEDC Propose Solution
to Michigan's Housing Crisis

Major announcement: MML and MEDC propose potential solution to Michigan's housing crisis. Details: With rent and mortgage costs rising and communities across the state challenged to develop enough housing for their residents, the Michigan Municipal League and Michigan Economic Development Corporation have reached back into the past to develop new strategies to help communities add more housing options to their existing neighborhoods. The plan is dubbed “Pattern Book Homes for 21st Century Michigan,” and it uses a two-part approach to help speed up housing development across the state. View the plan.

MML Receives Top
Workplace 2022 Award

The League was honored to receive an award for Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. This award is based off of employee feedback that was gathered through a confidential survey our staff took this past spring. To learn more, you can read our press release here. We would like to take a moment to thank our members for being the reason that our organization exists and provides us with a workplace that we love. This is an honor we share with our members.

Register Now for Newly Elected Officials Trainings Nov.-Jan.

The Michigan Municipal League is hosting multiple Newly Elected Officials trainings starting after the Nov. 8 elections. The mix of in-person and virtual trainings aim to educate first-time elected officials and refresh seasoned officials with core topics and basic functions you’ll need to hit the ground running in your role as a public official. The first one is Nov. 30 in Lansing and then there is a two-part virtual training Dec. 8 and 15. Other trainings are Jan. 12 in Ann Arbor and Jan. 21 virtually. View them all here.

Apply Now for Michigan
Spark Grants

Department of Natural Resources Director Dan Eichinger recently announced the new Michigan Spark Grants at our Michigan Municipal League Convention in Muskegon. The application window for the grants opened Monday, Oct. 24, and there was a free webinar hosted by the DNR on Oct. 28. If you missed it, you can still view the recording here. Read our Inside 208 blog with all the details.

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The Review - Official League Magazine

November/December 2022

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