Resources

  • Remote Work: Making It Work in Local Government

    Published on June 23, 2020
    A webinar on adapting local government to maintain productivity and service provision with remote work.

  • Elections and COVID-19

    Published on June 17, 2020
    Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum presents on how her office is preparing for the August and November elections and answer questions about how other local governments can be adequately prepared to conduct elections during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Chronic Wasting Disease: A Statewide Issue With Local Solutions

    Published on April 28, 2020
    This presentation will help participants understand how the DNR regulations help manage the spread of CWD, how you can help bolster community buy in to those regulations, and share additional options for further local action.

  • Fiscally Ready Communities

    Published on December 18, 2019
    The presentation from MSU Extension and the Michigan Department of Treasury covers the fundamentals of local government fiscal sustainability and key financial policies that help ensure fiscal responsibility.

  • Understanding the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission

    Published on November 1, 2019
    This webinar features a presentation from the Michigan Department of State on the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.

  • Dealing With the Threat of Invasive Species

    Published on September 3, 2019
    MSU Extension educator Julie Crick and Emmet Conservation District manager and program coordinator Jackie Pilette discuss the threat of invasive species and the challenges they pose for Michigan communities.

  • Dealing with the Threat of Invasive Species

    Published on September 3, 2019
    MSU Extension Educator Julie Crick and Emmet Conservation District Manager and Program Coordinator Jackie Pilette discuss the threat of invasive species and the challenges they pose for Michigan communities.

  • Current Trends and Future Challenges in Michigan Local Government

    Published on June 14, 2019
    Samantha Zinnes, with the MSU Extension Center for Local Government Finance and Policy presents on trends and challenges in local government in Michigan.

  • Preparing for the 2020 Census

    Published on April 25, 2019
    Bridgitte Wyche McGee, Partnership Coordinator for Michigan and Indiana with the U.S. Census Bureau presents on what local units of government can do to lay the groundwork for an accurate Census count, and why an accurate count is so important.

  • The Impact of State and Federal Politics on Local Government

    Published on February 14, 2019
    This webinar covers the impact of state and federal politics can on local government and on Michigan communities, featuring a presentation by MSU professor Dr. Shu Wang.