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Governor Vetoes Bill Eliminating Local Cost Sharing with MDOT

July 9th 2016

Governor Vetoes Bill Eliminating Local Cost Sharing with MDOT (John LaMacchia, Assistant Director of State Affairs, Michigan Municipal League, July 9, 2016) Lansing, MI  – On Friday morning the Governor vetoed SB 557. This bill would have eliminated the local cost sharing provision for cities over 25,000 on MDOT projects. The League and the bills […]

Ferndale Council Votes to “Ban the Box,” Removing Criminal History Question from Applications

June 27th 2016

Ferndale Council Votes to “Ban the Box,” Removing Criminal History Question from Applications Ferndale, MI  – On most employment applications there is a box that many people check in dread, knowing that by being honest about their past, they are likely to be passed up for consideration.  “Have you ever been convicted of a felony […]

Guest Blog: Getting Millennials Interested in Local Government

May 1st 2016

Guest Blog: Getting Millennials Interested in Local Government (Samantha Audia, Michigan Municipal League, May 1, 2016) While attending the League’s Capital Conference last month, I had the pleasure of sharing breakfast with local officials from Hazel Park, all of whom took a moment to update me on the new and exciting things happening this year […]

Birmingham Mayor Pro Tem & oc115 Founder talk about CNU24 on WJR

April 26th 2016

Birmingham Mayor Pro Tem & oc115 Founder talk about CNU24 on WJR (Compiled, April 26, 2016) Detroit, MI – The Congress for New Urbanism is meeting in Detroit June 8-12 to learn about different aspects of development and community building, with Detroit as a source of inspiration for urban planners from around the globe. One […]

Hazel Park Residents Come Together for John R. Design Charrette

April 16th 2016

Hazel Park Residents Come Together for John R. Design Charrette (Matt Bach, Michigan Municipal League, April 16, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – Hazel Park residents, city leaders and business owners got good news from an urban planner during a special design charrette kick-off meeting Tuesday. The news – Hazel Park has a tremendous market potential […]

Berkley Selects Matthew Baumgarten as Finalist for City Manager

February 23rd 2016

Berkley Selects Matthew Baumgarten as Finalist for City Manager (City of Berkley Press Release, Feb. 23, 2016)   Berkley, MI – The Berkley City Council reached a consensus to make a conditional employment offer to Matthew Baumgarten, City Administrator of Lathrup Village, to fill Berkley’s vacant city manager position.The search committee composed of Mayor Pro-Tem Steve […]

Berkley Down to Four City Manager Candidates, Meet them Feb. 19

February 9th 2016

Berkley Down to Four City Manager Candidates, Meet them Feb. 19 (MML Press Release, Feb. 9, 2016) BERKLEY, Michigan —The search for the next Berkley City Manager is down to four. Thirty-five candidates applied for the Berkley City Manager’s position and four finalists have been selected for interviews later this month. The Michigan Municipal League’s […]

Wolverine Lake Seeking New Village Administrator

December 8th 2015

Wolverine Lake Seeking New Village Administrator (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Wolverine Lake, MI – After 25 years of service, Village Administrator and Clerk Sharon Miller will be leaving her position with Wolverine Lake. The Michigan Municipal League is working with Wolverine Lake officials in the search for her replacement. According to www.mml.org, the […]

Berkley Public Safety Director to Serve as Interim City Manager

October 19th 2015

Berkley Public Safety Director to Serve as Interim City Manager (City of Berkley Press Release, Oct. 19, 2015) The City of Berkley announces that Public Safety Director Richard Eshman will serve as the Interim City Manager following the October 16th retirement of Jane Bais DiSessa. An ad hoc committee has been appointed to identify candidates […]

Ferndale Voters to Decide on Funding for Roads, Parks and City Services

February 10th 2015

Ferndale Voters to Decide on Funding for Roads, Parks and City Services (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2015) The May 5, 2015 ballot will not only have a state wide sales tax increase proposed, but two local proposals as well for voters in Ferndale. One will be a millage to continue funding City Services, and […]