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NWMCOG Connects with Region's Legislators

On February 6th, 2013, 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.


In the photos:

(Doug DeYoung, Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce; Matt McCauley, Director of Regional Planning and Community Development, NWMCOG; Representative Phil Potvin; Elaine Wood, CEO, NWMCOG; Senator Darwin Booher; Luann Dunsford, CEO, Michigan Works Association.)

(Elaine Wood, CEO, NWMCOG; Senator Howard Walker)

Our Township greatly benefits from Network Northwest's experience, depth of knowledge and understanding. Because they work with so many diverse communities in our ten-county region they understand the local land-use issues and are already working on solutions by the time we realize we need some help.
- Susan Odom, Chair, Suttons Bay Township Planning Commission