By Michigan Townships Association
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Get to know townships on a whole new level. With host Bethany Mauger enjoy a fun and informative podcast with a look into what is happening legislatively, locally and statewide in our townships.
||CleanWhat will 'lame duck' mean for townships?||MTA Director of Government Relations Judy Allen looks into her crystal ball as the "lame duck" legislative session heats up. We discuss the much-improved assessing proposal as well as bills that impact townships, both negatively and positively.||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBecoming a ‘green’ township starts with the small decisions!||Listen as Director of Public Services Sandra Diorka and Environmental Coordinator Allen Bryant discuss how Delhi Charter Township became a “green community,” and the small goals that make a big impact—that any size township can build on to m||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHelp! Our public participation policy needs work!||How do you handle public participation at township board meetings? MTA Executive Director Larry Merrill breaks down the basics and best practices.||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanElection 2018: The results are in||The November election means a new governor and changing dynamics in the state House and Senate. Special guest Kyle Melinn of MIRS joins MTA as we dive into the details--and what they mean for townships--in this episode of Township Talk.||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA dairy farm wants to locate where? What the proposed GAAMPs changes could mean.||A new draft of the Site Selection GAAMPs would remove local zoning considerations. MTA Staff Attorney Catherine Mullhaupt explains what this means--and what you can do about it.||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Election 2018 Edition - the three statewide proposals voters will face on the ballot—and their potential impact on townships.||Join us for Special Election 2018 Edition of MTA's "Township Talk' podcast, as we talk with MTA Director of Government Relations Judy Allen about the three statewide proposals voters will face on the ballot—and their potential impact on townships.||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat the new Lead and Copper Rule means for your community||In MTA's newest "Township Talk" podcast, MTA Legislative Liaison Tom Frazier breaks down the changes to Michigan's new Lead and Copper Rule and what it means for townships with public water supplies.||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Election 2018 Edition - Let's talk about the upcoming November 2018 election||Judy Allen, MTA Director of Government Relations, gives us a preview of the upcoming November election and how local officials will be impacted--and how they can take action.||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTownships: where we came from and where we're going||Welcome to our first "Township Talk" podcast! MTA Executive Director Larry Merrill joins us to examine where townships came from--and where they are headed.||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|