Recently, the League unveiled our Partnership for Place policy agenda, proposing a partnership of action between the State and its municipalities to facilitate economic growth and develop places with a high quality of life, while using a regional approach to … Continue reading
What we're talking about . . .
Welcome to Better Communities Better Michigan The Podcast! The Michigan Municipal League is the one clear voice for Michigan communities, working in Lansing and throughout the state for the unique and vibrant places where people want to live. From state … Continue reading
When it comes to the value of placemaking and how it ties to municipal financing in Michigan, Utica Mayor Jacqueline Noonan doesn’t mince words: “The state’s current system of funding our communities is broken and change is essential to returning … Continue reading
A new study released today (Jan. 22, 2014) by the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy shows that more local governments than ever before are utilizing placemaking as an economic development tool in their communities. The Michigan Municipal … Continue reading