Advocacy Alert

The Michigan legislature returns to session on September 7th. Upon their return, the legislature will enter what is commonly known as the “lame duck” session. House Bill 5232 and Senate Bill 720, the legislation which amends the local historic district act, can be voted on until session has ended for the year. We must remain vigilant by contacting your legislators indicating your continued opposition for the legislation. Please contact your legislators both in the House and Senate via email, phone or written note. You can find your legislators contact information by visiting http://house.michigan.gov/mhrpublic/ and http://www.senate.michigan.gov/fysbyaddress.html .

National Trust Publications


The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a national, privately funded non-profit organization supported by more than 250,000 members. For 60 years, the NTHP has been helping people protect, enhance and enjoy the places that matter to them. Preservation has an important role to play in community revitalization, urban planning, rural and public lands policy, and much more. MHPN is proud to be a statewide partner with the NTHP. You can learn more about NTHP, its programs, and partnerships at www.preservationnation.org.

NTHP Section 106 Back-to-Basics Recommendations

NTHP Section 106 Back-to-Basics Summary

NTHP Section 106 Back-to-Basics Technical Report