Municipal Issues

Cities Hope for Federal Funds, Adjust to Pivoted Roles, Layoffs…

April 16th 2020

“We’re used to doing more with less, but there is a limit to that,”

Democracy Continues as Local Governments Have Electronic Meetings

April 4th 2020

“We are taking every measure we can to mitigate the spread of coronavirus and protect Michigan families, but recognize that public bodies still have an obligation to conduct business as usual.”

How Oakland County Health Division Goes to Work When Outbreaks Happen

December 6th 2019

When it comes to stopping the spread of dangerous diseases, Kayleigh Blaney and others in the Oakland County Health Division do more than people may realize in order to keep the community safe.

MML#4: Michigan Cities Learn from Malaysian Revitalization…

December 5th 2019

The presentation focused on two cities and how the “think big, act small” philosophy helped transform neighborhoods in George Town and Kuala Lumpur.

MML#3 – Examples of Governmental Social Media Savvy

November 7th 2019

Some local governments stay firmly away from the chaotic, rumor-filled world of social media. But other communities embrace it, such as Ferndale, Holly, and Allen Park who serve as examples for cities across the state.

MML#1 – The Census Goes Digital: What Communities Need to Know

October 3rd 2019

The 2020 Census will be done almost exclusively online and by telephone.