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MML Policy Committees
Members of the Finance and Taxation Committee study intergovernmental fiscal
relationships, review proposals and legislation on fiscal matters
affecting local units of government, and make recommendations to the
League Board of Trustees on policies which should guide the League
in these matters. They serve as consultants to the staff on matters
concerning relations with departments of the State government charged
with fiscal functions.
Members of the Legislative
and Urban Affairs Committee plan legislative strategy and study the
problems associated with urban living, including such matters as housing,
civil rights, regionalism, public safety, boundary adjustment, land
use controls and planning, and recommend to the Board of Trustees a
proposed course of action on all such matters. Between meetings of
the Board of Trustees the committee may establish on a temporary basis,
subject to approval of the Board at its next meeting, the policy of
the League with regard to pending legislation.
Members of the Transportation
and Environmental Affairs Committee review on a continuing basis the
total transportation program for the State of Michigan, including studies
of revenue sources to finance all modes of transportation and the allocation
of such revenue; to review programs in the public works field, particularly
problems with water conservation, solid waste disposal and pollution
control. To serve as consultants to the staff and to make recommendations
to the Board of Trustees on a proposed course of action on such matters,
and to serve as liaisons with the appropriate state departments and