• Mar 7

    Governing Essentials: Open Meetings Act (Spring Series)

    March 7, 2024 12:00PM – 1:00PM

    The Michigan Open Meetings Act furthers government transparency by requiring public boards to provide notice and make decisions in an open public meeting. Participants will learn the requirements of the Act as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

  • Mar 7

    Opening Doors to Attainable Housing

    March 7, 2024 6:00PM – 7:30PM New Buffalo Township Library-33 North Thompson Street, New Buffalo MI 49117

    Many communities in Michigan face challenges meeting their housing needs. This 90-minute program will discuss a wide catalog of proven zoning and policy options that can help increase the amount and variety of housing stock in a community.

  • Mar 14

    Charting a Path Forward: Economic Development in Your Community

    March 14, 2024 9:00AM – 11:00AM Odawa Hotel's Huron Room, 1444 US-131, Petoskey, MI 49770, USA

    Join Thrive 45, MSU Extension, and the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance for this Cultivate event to learn about your local economy, the process of economic development, and your role in the future of your community.

  • Mar 14

    Governing Essentials: Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure (Spring Series)

    March 14, 2024 12:00PM – 1:00PM

    Parliamentary Procedure based on Roberts’ Rules of Order, is the most widely used parliamentary authority. This session will focus on parliamentary principles, motions, and decorum during meetings. Participants will explore scenarios and practice skills.

  • Mar 21

    Governing Essentials: Components of Extraordinary Governance (Spring Series)

    March 21, 2024 12:00PM – 1:00PM

    The Components of Extraordinary Governance draws the best ideas together for a thorough overview of board governance. This session will help your board apply the components to impact in your community.

  • Aug 1

    Governing Essentials: Open Meetings Act (Summer Series)

    August 1, 2024 12:00PM – 1:00PM

    The Michigan Open Meetings Act furthers government transparency by requiring public boards to provide notice and make decisions in an open public meeting. Participants will learn the requirements of the Act as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

  • Aug 8

    Governing Essentials: Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure (Summer Series)

    August 8, 2024 12:00PM – 1:00PM

    Parliamentary Procedure based on Roberts’ Rules of Order, is the most widely used parliamentary authority. This session will focus on parliamentary principles, motions, and decorum during meetings. Participants will explore scenarios and practice skills.

  • Aug 15

    Governing Essentials: Components of Extraordinary Governance (Summer Series)

    August 15, 2024 12:00PM – 1:00PM

    The Components of Extraordinary Governance draws the best ideas together for a thorough overview of board governance. This session will help your board apply the components to impact in your community.