Mayors and managers from some of the state’s largest cities met with the Michigan Municipal League’s lobbying staff in Lansing on Monday, January 13, 2014 to discuss how to best prioritize the new Partnership for Place policy agenda in the … Continue reading
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It has been an inspiring few weeks, launching outstanding PlacePlans projects in communities across Michigan. I was fortunate to be in downtown Holland during a beautiful snow storm–yes, you read correctly, it was WONDERFUL to be out walking in the … Continue reading
For many years now, the Michigan Municipal League has talked about placemaking as a vital part of making our state prosperous again. Simply put placemaking is about creating communities that people love. It’s about turning “that community” into “my community.” … Continue reading
Sometimes good ideas are not supported by good policy or the original reasons for having such policy just don’t make sense anymore. One such case is a little known 1949 Michigan state law that prohibits angled parking on state trunk … Continue reading