Published on November 15, 2012
Maintaining a properly organized and functioning Zoning Board of Appeals is critical to ensure the integrity of the board’s decisions and to avoid potentially serious and costly legal issues.
Published on October 24, 2012
Managing growth can prevent sprawl and encourage the development of prosperous Michigan cities and countrysides.
Published on September 24, 2012
Board members have a fiduciary responsibility to their organization and members. Decisions they make must be in the best interest of the organization and not to benefit personal, family or business interests.
Published on September 3, 2012
Small, rural towns that are distanced from large population centers will experience more sustainable economies through creative and effective strategies for regional collaboration and cooperation.
Published on August 3, 2012
Farmers who have experienced crop losses through drought or freeze may benefit by utilizing mediation services if they cannot meet financial obligations.
Published on July 10, 2012
Region is compared to four similar regions in U.S. using a series of benchmarks. Results indicate high spending on public safety, low spending on infrastructure and significant fiscal challenges for Lansing.
Published on June 22, 2012
Detroit’s 2012-2013 budget will result in significant restructuring to restore the financial stability of the State’s largest city.
Published on April 20, 2012
Services and websites that promise free credit monitoring, reports or sure ways to improve credit typically fall short or fail to achieve the desired result. Take control by understanding these free, self-help strategies.
Published on February 16, 2012
Kale and kids can be a great combination. Give this great tasting and versatile vegetable a try.