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Genoa Charter Township (Livingston Co.) Trustee Diana Lowe will continue to serve the Michigan Townships Association (MTA) Board of Directors, after being re-elected MTA District 25 director. Lowe was re-elected to the position of director of District 25, which includes Livingston, Monroe, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties, at the Association’s Annual
Nancy Heck, Winsor Township (Huron Co.) treasurer, has been re-elected to her role on the Michigan Townships Association (MTA) Board of Directors. Following a caucus election at MTA’s 2022 Annual Educational Conference, held April 25-28 in Lansing, Heck will continue to represent MTA District 14, which encompasses Huron and Tuscola Counties.Heck brings
Pine River Township (Gratiot Co.) Supervisor Kevin Beeson has been elected secretary of the Michigan Townships Association (MTA). He was elected to the position helping to lead the state’s largest municipal association by his township peers at MTA’s 2022 Annual Educational Conference, held April 25-28 in Lansing. Beeson has been a
Addison Township (Oakland Co.) Clerk Pauline Bennett has been elected first vice president of the Michigan Townships Association (MTA). She was elected to the position helping to lead the state’s largest municipal association by her township peers at MTA’s 2022 Annual Educational Conference, held April 25-28 in Lansing. Bennett, who
Blendon Township (Ottawa Co.) Treasurer Greg Golembiewski will continue to serve the Michigan Townships Association (MTA) Board of Directors, following his election as District 15 director at MTA’s Annual Conference, held April 25-28 in Lansing. MTA District 15 encompasses Kent, Muskegon and Ottawa Counties. Golembiewski was first appointed to the
Spring Lake Township (Ottawa Co.) has been recognized for an incredible third time as a “Township of Excellence” by the Michigan Townships Association (MTA). The intensive, comprehensive program, administered by the Association, evaluates township governance, administration and programs to ensure adherence to exceptional practices in boardsmanship and in serving the
The Michigan Townships Association (MTA) recognized Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and Rep. Jack O’Malley (R-Almira Twp.) for their support of township government by presenting them with MTA’s 2022 “Legislator of the Year” awards. Sen. Moss and Rep. O’Malley received the prestigious awards, which honor lawmakers who are instrumental in legislative efforts impacting township government and who
The Michigan Townships Association (MTA) announces its 2022-23 legislative priorities, following adoption of its policy platform by Association member township officials. The MTA membership approved the Association’s platform on April 28 at the MTA Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with the MTA Annual Conference & Expo at the Lansing Center.
Bill Deater, supervisor of Grant Township (St. Clair Co.), has been elected 2022 president of the Michigan Townships Association (MTA). Deater was elected president of the largest municipal association in Michigan at MTA’s Annual Educational Conference & Expo, held this week at the Lansing Center. Deater has served his residents
The past two years have shown us how critically important community leaders, programs and services are in helping to support Michigan residents. The Michigan Townships Association (MTA) Robert R. Robinson Scholarship offers financial assistance to today’s students who are aspiring to future leadership roles in their community. Applications for this
The following media statement should be attributed to Michigan Townships Association Executive Director Neil Sheridan in response to Gov. Whitmer’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Proposal, presented today: Gov. Whitmer’s historic budget proposal marks a much-needed recognition of the value and important role of our communities and the essential services they
The following is a joint statement from the Michigan Townships Association, Michigan Municipal League and Michigan Association of Counties in response to the passage of House Bill 5351: Today, the state continued its long-standing practice of using local government funding to pay for other priorities with the passage of HB
The Michigan Townships Association has awarded three individuals aspiring to careers in public service its 2021 Robert R. Robinson Memorial Scholarships. The annual award, available to a junior, senior or graduate student in a Michigan college or university, seeks to encourage today’s students to pursue a future in public service.
MML, MTA and MI Planning Association issue joint release in response to rushed passage of short-term rental legislation
LANSING – The House Commerce and Tourism Committee approved legislation today that would significantly limit how local communities regulate commercial short-term rental properties in residential neighborhoods across the state. A last-minute substitute to House Bill 4722 was given to stakeholders minutes before the committee meeting started and was swiftly passed without
Harmful legislation would silence local voices on aggregate mining operations across the state Legislation removing local authority and creating an ineffective oversight program in the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) over the location and operations of sand and gravel mining would have a dangerous, detrimental effect
Peter Kleiman, supervisor of Harris Township (Menominee Co.), has been named 2021 president of the Michigan Townships Association (MTA). Kleiman’s term leading the largest municipal association in Michigan will conclude following the Association’s Annual Educational Conference & Expo in April 2022. Kleiman has served his residents as township supervisor since
The following should be attributed to MTA Executive Director Neil Sheridan, in response to Gov. Whitmer’s State of the State Address: Every Michigan community and resident has been hard-hit by the pandemic—and everyone looks forward to the road to recovery. Good roads are one area that is crucial to economic