57 episodes

Get to know townships on a whole new level. With host Scott Southard enjoy a fun and informative podcast with a look into what is happening legislatively, locally and statewide in our townships.

Township Talk Michigan Townships Association

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Get to know townships on a whole new level. With host Scott Southard enjoy a fun and informative podcast with a look into what is happening legislatively, locally and statewide in our townships.

    MTA Q&A: ARPA Final Rule

    MTA Q&A: ARPA Final Rule

    • 59 min
    MTA Q&A: Clearing up the Confusion Surrounding COVID-19 Executive Orders

    MTA Q&A: Clearing up the Confusion Surrounding COVID-19 Executive Orders

    • 1 hr 2 min
    MTA Q&A: The Impact of Proposal 18-3 & COVID-19 on Elections

    MTA Q&A: The Impact of Proposal 18-3 & COVID-19 on Elections

    With the upcoming primary and general elections, there are a lot of questions about elections administration and safety—both for election workers and voters—during the COVID-19 pandemic. Get your questions answered at our upcoming live MTA Q&A with the state Bureau of Elections, featuring director Jonathan Brater. Held at noon on July 22, this free hour-long event is designed for the entire township board, to help you understand how the new requirements are impacting your township, your budget and the role of your clerk.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    MTA Q&A reviews details, deadline for CARES Act funding

    MTA Q&A reviews details, deadline for CARES Act funding

    • 1 hr 9 min
    MTA Q&A: The Impact of COVID-19 on July Boards of Review (audio-only)

    MTA Q&A: The Impact of COVID-19 on July Boards of Review (audio-only)

    COVID-19 was a game-changer for many things, MTA's Member Information Services team—Director Michael Selden and MIS Liaison Cindy Dodge—joined by Shila Kiander Director, Mecosta County Equalization Department and President, Michigan Association of Equalization Directors and Rob Thall, MTA Legal Counsel, Bauckham, Sparks, Thall, Seeber & Kaufman, P.C. discuss how Executive Order 2020-87, granting a temporary extension of March BOR appeals, impacts your township. Find out how the challenges leftover from March Boards of Review spills into July and gain insights into the guidance offered by the Governor’s office as well as the State Tax Commission.


    Web Resources:  

    EO 2020-87

    STC Guidance Bulletin Dated June 9, 2020

    July/December BOR Bulletin

    • 57 min
    MTA Q&A: How townships can help businesses re-open (audio-only)

    MTA Q&A: How townships can help businesses re-open (audio-only)

    As Michigan begins a phased re-opening, townships across the state are focused on the economy. Getting back to work, and back to business, is crucial for all of us, learn steps your township can take to help stimulate your local economy and facilitate Michigan’s successful grand reopening. MTA Executive Director Neil Sheridan hosted this recorded webinar, and discussion with the Small Business Association of Michigan, Meridian Charter Township (Ingham Co.) and Green Lake Township (Grand Traverse Co.). A vital summer season is still within reach, but a key driver to speedy recovery includes healthy local business. Webinar Resources:


    Small Business Association of Michigan


    Michigan Township Association Recovery/Re-opening resources


    Michigan Economic Development Corporation


    Michigan Small Business Development Center


    U.S. Small Business Administration 

    • 56 min

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