Michigan Municipal League Review Magazine September/October 2023
the review The official magazine of the Michigan Municipal League
Headlee and Proposal A By Anthony Minghine
17 Thank You Business Alliance Program Participants 18 Improving Recruiting and Retention Using Police Academy Repayment Agreements By Ryan J. L. Fantuzzi 20 COVER STORY Romulus: Striving for the Optimal Water Distribution Business Model By Roberto J. Scappaticci 24 2023 Convention
10 The Case for a Statewide Water Fund By Richard Bowman
14 Michigan’s Path to a Prosperous Future: Population and Demographic Challenges and Opportunities By Ani Turner, Corwin Rhyan, Beth Beaudin-Seiler, and Samuel Obbin (Altarum), Eric Lupher, Robert Schneider, and Eric Paul Dennis (Citizens Research Council)
5 Executive Director’s Message 28 Legal Spotlight 30 Northern Field Report 32 Municipal Finance 35 Municipal Q&A 36 Lab Report Columns
COVER When the City of Romulus was experiencing high water loss in its system, Mayor Robert A. McCraight (left) and DPW Director Roberto Scappaticci (right) undertook a major investigation to find the source.
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SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2023
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