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Local Government Resources during COVID-19

The purpose of this page is to provide resources for local governments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Find your local health department!

Find which health department serves your area and access the latest information. 

State of Michigan Official COVID-19 Information

www.michigan.gov/coronavirus - Visit this page to find valuable resources for employers, workers, residents and communities and stay informed on Michigan’s latest efforts to mitigate the impact of the virus on our state’s residents and economy.

Open Meetings Act: Changes to the Open Meetings Act to allow remote meetings.

Guidelines for Re-Opening

Relief Grants & Programs for Local Governments

CARES Act and Covid-19 Quick Reference Guide

USDA Rural Development: Download list of relief measures.

COVID-19 Updates & Resources for Local Governments (Michigan Department of Treasury): https://www.michigan.gov/treasury/0,4679,7-121-1751_98769---,00.html

Stay updated with Treasury at this website (and sign up for emails): https://www.michigan.gov/treasury/0,4679,7-121-1751_2194---,00.html

Budget Projections & Planning

Fiscally Ready Community Webinars

The Michigan Department of Treasury and Michigan State University Extension (MSU Extension) are excited to announce our newest Fiscally Ready Communities training - Budgeting for Fiscal Sustainability!

This FREE training will provide best practices for local governments’ fiscal health including budgeting, long-term planning, dealing with uncertainty, and financial policies and procedures. This training is geared toward appointed and elected officials with entry and intermediate budgeting knowledge. For more information about Fiscally Ready Communities please check out the Treasury Fiscally Ready Communities webpage. This webpage includes Treasury’s 32 page Fiscally Ready Communities Best Practices document, which we encourage all local officials to review.

If you have any questions, please email TreasLocalGov@michigan.gov with the subject line Fiscally Ready.

Michigan Department of Treasury: Audit and Financial Reporting Filing Extension for Municipalities