'TIS THE SEASON: Planning for Northwest Michigan's Seasonal Economy
December 3, 2018 in Traverse City: Traffic, population, service demands, business activity, agriculture: in Northwest Michigan, it all depends on the season. With an economy that has long been tied to agriculture and tourism, communities throughout the region are profoundly impacted by seasonal activity. Join local units of government and community leaders on December 3, 2018 for regional discussions addressing:
- How can we plan for large seasonal populations on small year-round budgets?
- How do we accommodate ever-fluctuating needs for workforce housing, transportation, and public safety?
- What are the costs, benefits, and impacts of tourism and a seasonal economy?
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City of Cadillac
Community Growth Grants
Village of Elberta
Framework for Our Future: A Regional Prosperity Plan for Northwest Michigan
The Framework for Our Future: A Regional Prosperity Plan for Northwest Michigan is a regional resource for communities working to meet local goals. The Framework was developed, with participation from a broad range of community leaders, stakeholders, and the public, as part of Michigan’s Regional Prosperity Initiative. It includes a wealth of information and tools that all parts of the community – the public, community leaders, businesses, nonprofits, public agencies, and statewide stakeholders – can use to supplement their local deliberation, planning, and decision-making processes. Click here for links to each of the Framework chapters, and for more information about RPI.
Northwest Michigan Works! is an essential resource for employers and job seekers in the Northern Michigan area.Kathy Stuart, Michigan Rubber Products Human Resource Manager