Published on March 17, 2023
Acting properly, a community's Zoning Board of Appeals protects the interests of all parties and upholds due process, but when poorly trained, the board can be a serious legal risk to the community.
Published on April 7, 2021
Are people of all gender identities represented in your planning commission bylaws, policies, and other documents? Many organizations have taken steps to update policies and replace gendered language with gender neutral options.
Published on April 6, 2021
Using simple, decision-centered, scenario-based planning has helped some Michigan Communities navigate the uncertain and complex task of shoreline planning.
Published on April 15, 2020
The Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program is on hiatus until 2021, but there are lake monitoring options for 2020.
Published on January 10, 2020
Create a temporary public park in your community on parking day.
Published on January 16, 2018
Three tools available to communities.
Published on October 1, 2017
Michigan State University Extension has formed several strategic partnerships to ensure that the Motor City continues to thrive.
Published on August 24, 2017
One seemingly small detail can make a big difference when it comes to investing in infrastructure.
Published on December 14, 2015
Program success documented through ripple effecting mapping with the help of MSU Extension educators.
Published on December 2, 2015
The basic concepts and tools to create a successful retail street.