Items Tagged with 'Michigan Municipal League'


Cities not benefiting from recession recovery

Adjusted for inflation, reports show total revenues for cities dropped about 12%.

January 3, 2020
Michigan cities suffered from declining revenues from 2002 to 2017, making them more vulnerable to the next recession, community leaders say. Read More

Forum to address municipal funding

Event will feature six mayors and discuss current state of program and how to improve it.

April 7, 2017
Municipal funding can be a confusing issue — which is why the Urban Metro Mayors and Managers are hosting a public forum to educate community members on the state’s current funding system. Read More

Municipal nonprofit names Grand Rapids mayor board president

September 15, 2016
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss has been named board president of a statewide municipal nonprofit. Read More

Municipalities are seeking revenue sharing increase

Michigan Municipal League will unveil online tool that explains how communities have been harmed.

LANSING — Many Michigan communities are feeling the pinch of the loss of $7.5 billion in state revenue sharing funds since 2002. Read More

Change Ups: Bliss selected vice president of MML

October 9, 2015
Grand Rapids Commissioner and Mayor-Elect Rosalynn Bliss has been selected as the 2015-16 vice president of the Michigan Municipal League board of trustees. Read More

Donovan, Wood earn statewide honors

April 24, 2013
East Grand Rapids City Manager Brian Donovan and Grand Rapids Economic Development Director Kara Wood were recently honored by the Michigan Municipal League at its annual Capital Conference held in Lansing. Read More

Grandville wins major state award from Municipal League

City’s personable mayor also is honored

October 15, 2012
The city of Grandville captured a highly coveted award from the Michigan Municipal League at the organization’s annual convention earlier this month. The MML, which represents the state’s cities and villages, also gave Grandville’s longtime and popular mayor, Jim Buck, a prestigious honor. Read More