Community Information and Input Session for Muskegon Heights Community Revitalization Project

Community Information and Input Session for Muskegon Heights Community Revitalization Project
IMG_2333.PNG
Muskegon Heights, MI – Muskegon Heights City leaders, along with the Muskegon County Innovation team and County Commissioner Rillastine Wilkins (District 1), had the opportunity to present the community revitalization challenge to MSU faculty and students on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The tour was a jumpstart to a 14 week project that will conclude with a community presentation in May of 2015.

Community partners, in conjunction with the Michigan State University Urban and Rural Planning Program Practicum have scheduled a public input session for the purpose of providing an opportunity for constituents to receive information and provide input regarding the Muskegon Heights’ Community Revitalization Project.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, will be the date of the public input session:

• MSU Students will be at Muskegon Heights City Hall from 1:00 – 4:00 pm for walk in input
• Tiger Way – Muskegon Heights Academy High School from 5:00 – 7:00 pm January 27, 2015 before the varsity basketball game against catholic
• 103.7 broadcast at 10:00 am with the students. Listeners can call in and ask questions

Working closely with leadership and management of the City, subject matter experts with the County Innovation Team and Land Bank Authority, the City is focusing on long term, sustainable development plans that will become the foundation for long term success in stopping the cycle of blight.

Anyone interested in learning more about the City of Muskegon Heights can visit
http://cityofmuskegonheights.org

About the City of Muskegon Heights: Chartered since 1903, the City of Muskegon Heights is located in southwestern Muskegon County four miles from the eastern shore of Lake Michigan.
The City of Muskegon Heights is approximately 3.8 square miles in size with a population of
12,049. It is a full service community that provides 24 hour police and fire protection, water filtration plant, a diversified religious base, public schools and one inland lake. The City is also an enterprise community able to provide investment incentives to your business if you are considering relocating here.

Anyone interested in learning about the Muskegon County Land Bank can visit
www.muskegonlandbank.com.

About Muskegon County Land Bank: The Muskegon Land Bank Authority was formed in 2007
to transform vacant, tax delinquent and abandoned property for the benefit of the surrounding property, to improve the community, stabilize the area; give low income families the opportunity
to be home owners and return the property to the tax rolls. The mission of the Muskegon County
Land Bank Authority is to transform vacant, tax delinquent and abandoned property for the benefit of the surrounding property to improve the entire community.