Burton: The Little City That Could

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  Deteriorating water and sewer pipes are a tremendous problem in Flint and cities all across the state and country, including the little city of Burton. Frequent line breaks and service interruptions were leading to increased complaints from Burton residents. … Continued

Meet-Ups Get People Talking

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  This year we tried something new at Convention – Meet-Ups – and it seems to have sparked a lot of talk at the event and beyond. Meet-Ups offer an opportunity for small groups of people to gather informally and … Continued

Engage Your Residents!

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The League’s 2016 Convention on Mackinac Island got off to a great start with Suzanne Schulz’ energetic presentation on Facilitating Meaningful Civic Engagement: How Your Residents Can Make a Difference. Schulz, Grand Rapids’ managing director of design, development and community … Continued

Convention Mobile Apps Now Available!

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Get all the latest news on Capital Conference from your phone! Schedule, sessions, speakers and more – right at your fingertips. To download the mobile app, use the Apple or Android links below. For the web/browser version, use the QR code. … Continued

Get Inspired at Convention!

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We all run the risk of doing things the same old way because it’s easy, or just not knowing how to change things up for the better. With that in mind, we’ve lined up General Session speakers designed to inspire … Continued

Foundation “Fun”draiser

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The League Foundation is busy all year long. In cities and villages across the state, it’s working hard to advance the mission of the League. At Convention, we’re going to allow them to toot their horn a little and share … Continued

Sessions as Different as Michigan Cities

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From large urban centers to small, rural villages, Michigan cities come in all shapes and sizes. And their interests are just as varied as their skylines and landscapes. With that in mind, we’ve planned an exciting Convention with sessions sure to … Continued

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