Published on July 11, 2022
NCI’s director Holly Madill shares her thoughts on where ‘slow work’ and charrettes intersect.
Published on June 24, 2022
The annual 2021-2022 summary of Michigan planning and zoning court cases is available to the public.
Published on April 8, 2022
What should members of a public body do when it comes time to vote to approve minutes of a meeting that they were not present at?
Published on March 15, 2022
Discussions about a community’s housing situation can involve many intertwined but distinct terms; this article explains some of the most common.
Published on March 7, 2022
According to author and facilitator Bill Riddick, charrettes offer transformative opportunities for public engagement and policy-change.
Published on February 24, 2022
Often a small community struggles to avoid a “conflict of interest” situation – particularly hard because of its small size. But there are not any exceptions or special dispensation due to the size of a community.
Shoreline communities and residents take note: New 5-session email class offers introductory lessons on Great Lakes coastal planning and zoning
Published on January 24, 2022
Michigan Sea Grant Extension free resource provides needed science information, tools and resources.
Published on October 14, 2021
Guide will help Michigan communities meet the challenge of becoming solar-ready by addressing solar energy systems within planning policies and zoning regulations.
Published on September 23, 2021
The Redlining in Michigan website includes profiles for 11 cities and a summary of the racist housing justifications, in addition to the legacy it has left on each community.
MSU Extension, regional partners to provide guidance for local governments on American Rescue Plan Act spending
Published on September 15, 2021
In partnership with member regions of the Michigan Association of Regions, MSU Extension educators are offering 14 workshops exploring Local Fiscal Recovery Fund spending opportunities in a regional context.