The Governor signed the changes to the Urban Cooperation Act (House Bills 4309, 4311 and 4312) in December. At that time there was not an official bill signing, so the Governor held a ceremonial signing yesterday for those who worked on the legislation.
The League appreciates the leadership of Rep. Opsommer (R-Dewitt) on this issue. We’d also like to thank the other sponsors, Rep. Kowall (R-White Lake) and Rep. Hooker (R-Byron Center) as well as Rep. Ouimet (R-Scio Twp), the Local Government Committee Chair.
Samantha Harkins works for the Michigan Municipal League handling municipal services and energy and technology issues. She can be reached at 517-908-0306 or email at [email protected].