Planning for Resilient Communities

Resilient Beaver Island Resilient St. Joseph Resilient Monroe Resilient Grand Haven Resilient Ludington Resilient East Jordan Resilient Macomb/St. Clair Shores Michigan Army National Guard Resilient Holland

Planning for Resilient Communities is a community engagement and technical services program developed by LIAA with numerous statewide partners. The program is helping citizens, local leaders and public officials plan communities that are more resilient to climate variability, extreme weather events and global economic challenges.

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Resilient Monroe

A land-use planning and community development project focused on the City of Monroe, Monroe Charter Township, and Frenchtown Charter Township that provided guidance for fostering community resilience.

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Resilient Ludington

Resilient Ludington

A land-use and community development project focused on the City of Ludington, Pere Marquette Charter Township, Hamlin Township, and Mason County. This project includes a review of each Municipal Master Plan and provides guidance for fostering community resilience.

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Downtown East Jordan

Resilient East Jordan

A community visioning project for the City of East Jordan that will result in a new Master Plan for the City. Special emphasis will be placed on fostering community resilience and coordinating community development efforts with South Arm Township. Find out more here.

Resilient Grand Haven

Resilient Grand Haven

A land-use planning and community development project focused on the City of Grand Haven and Grand Haven Charter Township. This project includes a review of Municipal Master Plans for the City and the Township and provides guidance for fostering community resilience.

Find out more here.

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Resilient St. Joseph

A land-use planning and community development project for the City of St. Joseph. This project will result in a new Master Plan for the City and will provide guidance for fostering community resilience.

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Resilient Holland

Resilient Holland is a land-use planning and community design project focused on the City of Holland. This collaborative planning process will result in a new master plan for the City.

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Resilient Macomb/St. Clair Shores

A multi-jurisdictional land use and community economic development planning process that will result in a coastal management plan with broad recommendations on economic and environmental resilience in Macomb County. Find out more here.

Michigan Army National Guard

The US Council on Environmental Quality, in collaboration with the Department of Defense, is supporting a series of pilot projects to foster great resilience to climate change within military operations and installations. The Michigan Army National Guard has been selected for one of these pilot projects and is convening communities around the state to plan together for a more resilient future. Find out more here.

Beaver Island

RESILIENT BEAVER ISLAND

The purpose of the Resilient Beaver Island project is to engage the residents of Peaine Township and St. James Township in the development of a new joint master plan for the two island jurisdictions.

Find out more here.

Project Partners:

LIAA Michigan Chapter of the APA Michigan Municipal League Michigan Townships Association University of Michigan

This page last updated on 8/26/2016.

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