Michigan Township Association

Upcoming Training

money house on grassMTA is offering both in-person and online Board of Review training this February 

That’s right and we’re hosting two classes this year, one approved by the State Tax Commission to satisfy the P.A. 660 training mandate AND one for those who’ve already met the requirements for the two-year cycle. We’ll take you in-depth on common trouble spots, hot topics and other issues encountered by boards of review. You’ll walk away with critical insights, even if you’ve been on the board of review for years!

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Click here for a registration form OR click the desired location below to register online.

In-person training

Live online training

PA 660 required training held online on:

  • Feb. 10 (1 to 5 p.m.)
  • Feb. 27 (8 a.m. to noon)
  • March 2 (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

Beyond the Basics training held online on:

  • February 27 (1 to 5 p.m.)
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MTA brings you a new live webinar every month!

now you know logoMake the most of your lunch break with MTA’s lunchtime learning series, Now You Know. These live one-hour webinars provide timely updates, insights from our experts and a chance to get your questions answered in real time.

Join us Thursday, Feb. 9 at noon for:

Special Assessments for Public Safety

Special assessments are a tool for funding your community’s infrastructure improvements, but did you know that they can also be used to raise money for police and fire equipment, operations, and buildings? Join MTA legal counsel Bauckham, Thall, Seeber, Kaufman, & Koches P.C. as we explore Public Act 33 of 1951 including the legality (and controversy!) of township-wide special assessment districts and the process to establish.

  Click here to register online now!

Wondering what’s coming up next and when? We’re glad you asked! Click here to see what we’ve got in store for you each month through Dec. 2023. Looking for past Now You Know episodes to watch on demand? Click here.

3 days + 50 classes = Learning abound at MTA’s 2023 Conference

At MTA, we know that your time is valuable. That’s why we design our Annual Conference & Expo to offer you the very best value for your time. Our educational line-up features something for every member of your township team, helping you stay on top of the ever-changing expectations of township officials. It’s a learning experience you simply cannot find anywhere else. Personalize your experience by choosing from:

    • Take learning to the next level by joining one of our in-depth pre-Conference classes on Monday, April 17. Choose from Board Authorities, Responsibilities & Roles, Managing Your Township Team and Assessors Renewal: Assessing Your Relationships.

Wondering what’s in your MTA Online subscription?

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Is your township considering purchasing an annual subscription to MTA’s Online Learning Center? Click here to read all about it OR Click here to see a list of what’s included in each of the three levels.

Ready to log in and start learning, but need a little guidance? For a written approach, download or print this Getting Started with MTA Online document. For a more visual approach, watch this helpful video tutorial. Still have questions? Email education@michigantownships.org to learn more about how your entire township team can get unlimited access today.

To subscribe (or continue your subscription): Click here to visit our online store.

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