News and Events
Community Challenge - Help Grand Traverse County Win $10,000 for Parks and Recreation
A "healthy" competition between Kalamazoo, Marquette, and Grand Traverse County to see who can log the most physical activity is in full swing and prize money is on the line! Blue Cross Blue Shield will distribute a total of $24,000 between the three Challenge communities, with the largest amount, $10,000, being awarded to the community that takes first place.
Zoning Board of Appeals Administration Workshops Offered in Traverse City and Cadillac
Workshops covering many aspects of Zoning Board administration: statutory requirements, appeals process, process to make a decision, rules of procedure are being offered in Traverse City and Cadillac.
MDOT Director Meets With Grand Vision Transportation Network
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Director Kirk Steudle met with The Grand Vision Transportation Network, which includes TC-TALUS and local road agency officials, to discuss the future of transportation funding in Michigan.
NWMCOG Connects with Region's Legislators
The Northwest Michigan Council of Governments (NWMCOG) held an informal luncheon open house in Lansing for the region's eight state legislators and their staff members. The luncheon provided the NWMCOG staff some time to keep legislators up to date on the agency's current activities pertaining to workforce, economic, and community development.
Report on the Economy: Emmet County
Elaine Wood, CEO of the Northwest MI Council of Governments and Northwest Michigan Works!, Inc., made a presentation on Feb. 1, 2013 to the Emmet County community regarding its economy.
Northwest Michigan Council of Governments Receives National Energy Efficiency Honors
The National Association of Development Organizations awarded the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments its regional Innovation Award for an energy saving program for local governments.