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August 19, 2010
Live Webinar on Shared Municipal Services
Are your budgets overwhelming? Are you looking for ways to save money and protect the services that your community or school offers? Michigan's Shared Public Services Initiative can help! This initiative is a collaborative framework through which local governments and school districts can access needed resources to develop and implement shared public services. To learn more, join a live webinar on Tuesday, August 31 at 10:00 am. Featured speakers will include Carol Steffanni and Pat Lockwood from the State of Michigan and Arnold Weinfeld from the Michigan Municipal League Foundation.
Only 4 Days Left!
Register for the 2010 Annual League Convention, September 21-24 in Dearborn, before Tuesday, August 24 to receive $50 off the regular registration price.
Not to miss sessions include: Physical Design & Walkability; Messaging & Technology; “Small Towns. Big Ideas.”; “Cloud Computing -- The Future Is Already Here”; Cultural Economic Development; mobile workshops; tours; and more!
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The Medical Marihuana Act and Your Community
The Medical Marihuana Act has been in effect for over a year, yet there are still many unanswered questions. Attend this session as part of the pre-Convention training line-up scheduled on September 21, 2010 in Dearborn, and discover the likely impacts of the Act on local units of government.
There will be discussion on issues surrounding the right to farm, dispensaries, and zoning. This session is intended for municipal officials and Business Alliance Program participants only.
For more information or to register for this workshop, click here.
NLC Institute - Building Community in Today’s Economy
Depleted resources for public services, and the need to do more with less while at the same time providing a high level of service, are issues that are increasingly relevant to cities.
At this pre-Convention session on September 21, 2010 in Dearborn, learn new avenues to keep city employees engaged, residents happy and optimistic, and the financial strain minimized while laying the groundwork for a sustainable economic recovery in your community.
Click here for more information or to register for this session.
Send Us Your Community Highlights
As part of a project associated with the League Annual Convention, we are asking that you send in your favorite community highlights, statistics, and headlines. Throughout this year’s Convention, we will be displaying Michigan community projects and good news, and we need your help. If you have any stories or tidbits to share, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you in Dearborn! Register today!