MAC COVID-19 Update
Visit MAC's COVID-19 page for real-time updates on resources, policies, actions that affect counties
County leaders,

We are continually updating our resources page to aid you in your crisis response. Among the key updates today are:

  • Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's Executive order on the Open Meetings Act to allow for remote board sessions
  • Michigan Supreme Court order limiting court proceedings to 10 people
  • Federal lending entities institute foreclosure moratorium
  • Special webinar on technical advice for handling remote board sessions and meetings

Remember, if you have questions about state actions, don't call the state. Call MAC instead at 517-372-5374, ext. 229 and leave your question there. Alternatively, send your question to .

We have updated our Google document with legal advice on FOIA.Be sure to bookmark it.
Be sure to send us information on what actions your county is taking regarding facilities and operations. Send to . We will be updating as information is received.
COVID-19 Webinar on Virtual Meetings
Friday, March 20
12 Noon
Governor Whitmer issued an Executive Order this week allowing local governments to have virtual meetings to conduct essential business. What does it mean for your local government and just how do you run a virtual meeting?
Find out in this FREE webinar. The webinar will feature Steve Mann, principal with Miller Canfield, to discuss the legalities and the League’s own Dene Westbrook, director of Internal Operations, to discuss the remote-access technology options for our communities. The webinar also will include ample time for you to ask questions and get answers.
MML is also planning to offer other free webinars, including:
1.  Demo on setting up your remote-access meetings – Featuring the League’s Dene Westbrook, this will take a deeper dive into how to conduct virtual meetings, Monday, March 23, 10 am
2.  Crisis Communications - Featuring David Waymire, partner with Martin Waymire public relations firm, Tuesday, March 24, 12 Noon
3.  Facebook for Community Communication - Featuring Rachel Holland, Politics and Government Outreach, Facebook, Wednesday, March 25, 12 Noon

You’ll be able to find info on all these webinars soon here on MML's events calendar:

Please join us for the free COVID-19 Webinar on Virtual Meetings. Register now