• Registration opens for 2022 edition of New Commissioner School

    Registration opens for New Commissioner School

    MAC is again partnering with Michigan State University Extension to present the New Commissioner School for newly elected county officials in November and December. …


  • Ponstein becomes MAC's 114th Board president; 3 new members join MAC Board

    Ponstein of Kent now leads MAC Board

    Stan Ponstein of Kent County was installed as MAC’s new Board president during the 2022 Annual Conference in St. Clair County Sept. 18-20. Ponstein will lead a Board with three new members from Clinton, Macomb and Oakland Counties …


  • Ottawa County teams up with local historian to commemorate original West Michigan highway

    Ottawa County teams up with local historian to commemorate original West Michigan highway

    The West Michigan Pike was once the premier way to travel along Michigan’s western shores. This highway running along Lake Michigan was conceived of and built during the second decade of the 20th century to accommodate the “horseless carriage,” opening up the region to tourism and the development it would bring. …


  • Opioid Settlement Resource Center

    Resources for counties

    A new digital resource page is designed to aid county leaders in plotting out their public health strategies funded by county shares of the national opioid settlement. Among the features of the new page are: • An overview of the opioid crisis and the national settlement • Numerous general resources on how counties could deploy their funds to maximize public health • Links to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services webinar recordings …


  • BCBC

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Podcast 83 is a regular look at the news, stories and trends related to Michigan’s 83 counties.


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