Center for Local Government Finance & Policy





  • 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.

  • Emergency Changes to the Open Meetings Act

    Published on April 13, 2020

    A webinar describing changes to Open Meeting Act meeting procedures as a result of the novel Coronavirus and Executive Order 2020-15 and 2020-21. This information is valid through 4-13-20 or until these EOs are otherwise modified, expire, or are replaced.

  • Data-Informed Decision-Making: Current Issues Affecting Michigan Local Governments webinar

    Published on September 26, 2017

    Bill Anderson and Jeff Nutting from Southeast Michigan Council of Governments discuss how SEMCOG uses big data to inform long-term decision-making.