• Chapter 9: Municipal Bankruptcy

    Published on June 2, 2020

    Introduction to Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy, including eligibility, requirements, creditor negotiation tests, the plan of adjustment, Chapter 9 vs. Chapter 11 and the advantages and disadvantages of filing for Chapter 9.

  • Sample Online Meeting for Local Government (Video)

    Published on April 13, 2020

    A quick example of one option for conducting a local government meeting online, including directions for elected officials, public comment, and keeping your meeting secure.

  • Sample Land Division Review Worksheet

    Published on March 24, 2020

    Sample land division review worksheet for use by the official responsible for approving or rejecting proposed land divisions.

  • 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.