The Michigan Vacant Property Campaign, will be holding a regional roundtable for community stakeholders in Royal Oak on October 24th. The event will take place at Sahara Restaurant from 2-4 pm. Sahara is located at 24770 Coolidge Hwy in Oak Park.
The Michigan Vacant Property Campaign is a collaboration between the MML, Center for Community Progress, Community Economic Development Association of Michigan, and Michigan Community Resources. The goal of the campaign is to serve as a statewide resource for addressing the issue of vacant properties in communities across the state through education and outreach, community and partner technical assistance, local campaign formation and policy and systems development.
The roundtable will include an introduction to the campaign and the strategies and tools that can be made available to community leaders in readying sites for redevelopment and reinvestment.
Arnold Weinfeld is Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Michigan Municipal League. He can be reached at 517-908-0304 or by e-mail.