The package of blight bills related to communities who have administrative hearings bureaus, SB 35-39, were signed into law by Governor Snyder. They are now PA 188-192.
Along the lines of blight and financial institutions, there have been problems throughout the state with the lack of appropriate contact information when dealing with blighted property notices on financial institution owned property. In response to those concerns and because of this legislation, the Michigan Department of Information and Financial Services is currently working on integrating a list of registered agents at financial institutions with their website. In the meantime, anyone who might be interested in that agent information can call DIFS toll-free at 877-999-6442 or DIFS Corporate Review directly at 517-373-7236.
Nikki Brown is a legislative associate for the League handling economic development and land use issues. She can be reached at [email protected] or 517-908-0305.