The. Committees are grouped according to which of the Departments service groups serve on the respective committees. Please select the service group below to view a list of related committees.
Community Development staff have intermittently participated on this committee, which is developing a multi-purpose facility to house chronically homeless individuals in Macomb County. This involvement stemmed from the initial concept, and currently involves representation by a member of the Macomb HOME Consortium in the Committee’s drive to finalize plans and obtain funding to construct and operate the facility.
Community Development staff participates in monthly meetings involving the urban counties of Genesee, Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties. Its purpose is to address issues which are unique to the Community Development and HOME programs of urban counties. The Committee meets on the first Friday of each month in order to discuss matters of mutual concern, identify solutions to problems, and to share best practices.
Community Development staff participates in quarterly meetings of the Macomb HOME Consortium, principally to discuss and evaluate HOME program opportunities and other ways to increase the supply of affordable housing in Macomb County. The Consortium typically meets on the first Tuesday of every quarter, although special meetings may occur when necessary.
The MGDC, an organization established by the County of Wayne, is a Certified Development Corporation chartered to originate SBA 504 financing for businesses in Wayne and Macomb counties. This financing is available specifically for the purchase of fixed assets, such as buildings, machinery and equipment.
The DREP, a principal partner of the EDSG, conducts business attraction activities on behalf of its constituent communities (the 10 counties of Southeast Michigan including the City of Detroit), and private sector members primarily through its three standing committees:
EDSG staff participate in each of these committees, as well as working closely with DREP research and marketing associates.
The Mount Clemens BRA is responsible for assisting local developers and businesses with the remediation of contaminated or functionally obsolete properties with the objective of returning abandoned and underutilized sites to productive reuse.
A program of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the MGP carries out its business attraction activities on behalf of communities statewide through its three committees:
Planning and Mapping Services staff serve as representatives for the following Advisory Councils:
EPAC meets on the second Wednesday of the month, at 12:30 p.m., approximately six times per year. The Council assists in identifying and responding to regional issues involving the quality of the environment and related legislative issues. They advise and recommend action on regional studies, plans, programs, and educational activities in the areas of water quality management, solid waste management, storm drainage, air pollution, the relationship of land use to environmental quality, managing hazardous waste materials, and reuse of contaminated sites. The Council reports to SEMCOG’s Executive Committee.
Meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 9:30 a.m., approximately four times per year. Monitors regional development trends and population characteristics; reviews and makes recommendations on Regional Development Forecast computer models; makes decisions on presentation and distribution of data including the annual development monitoring program and U.S. Census information. Reports to the Executive Committee.