Equipping local government leaders for the future

SEMCOG University is a series of workshops for local elected leaders. SEMCOG members are encouraged to take advantage of these training opportunities free of charge and close to home. This year you will find workshop sessions held in a variety of locations throughout the region.

Green Infrastructure Workshop 3: Local Plans And Ordinances

July 21, 2015

This workshop will focus on learning language modifications of codes and ordinances to support green infrastructure implementation in addition to outlining a collaborative process for long-term success.  The workshop will stress the most common planning documents and ordinances; checklists for these modifications and discuss common strategies for getting started. 

Tour Southeast Michigan Green Infrastructure Practices

August 20, 2015

Local elected officials are invited to tour Southeast Michigan green infrastructure practices and learn about implementing policies consistent with the regional green infrastructure vision. Stops will include the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Adventure Center, Milliken State Park, City of Detroit bioretention lots, and the innovative techniques in the City of Southfield.

Developing Regional Solutions
SEMCOG is a regional planning partnership of governmental units serving 4.7 million people in the seven-county region of Southeast Michigan striving to enhance the region's quality of life.