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May 18, 2010
Michigan House Judiciary Takes Testimony on Online Public Notices
Last week, the League, along with Ann Arbor City Clerk Jackie
Beaudry and city of Detroit Clerk Janice Winfrey, testified
in support of legislation to allow public notices to be published
online. The legislation would require a notice be posted in
the city clerk's office as well as one of the following: a
city's website, a newspaper's website, or on a PEG channel.
A substitute was adopted today that allows it to also be posted
on TV or radio stations. Click
here to view photos from the hearing. MORE>
State Affairs Update
Bills Introduced to Strip Communities of Control Over Speed Limits – HB 6164 and 6165, introduced last week, impact a local unit’s ability to manage speed limits on their own street network. The initial review of the language in the bills reveals a number of significant changes being proposed that could negatively impact municipalities. MORE>
21st Century Communities
League Region 7 Seminar Focuses on Entrepreneurship, Firearms, Social Networking – The Michigan Municipal League had its annual Region 7 Education Seminar last week in the Upper Peninsula community of Ispheming. Go here for a press release about the event. For more photos from this event, go here. To view information on upcoming and past regional meetings click here.
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