Skip Navigation
Office of the Governor of Michigan, Rick SnyderMichigan.gov, Official Web Site for the State of Michigan
Michigan.gov Home
close print view

Snyder signs bill easing municipal access to EVIP funds

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today signed legislation that makes it easier for eligible cities and townships to receive Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP) dollars to fund employee compensation programs.

"Since we first implemented this program last year cities and townships across the state have been constantly coming up with innovative new ways to deliver services more efficiently and save taxpayers money. This change will help keep that positive momentum going," Snyder said.

The legislation also extends the deadline for compliance by a month from May 1 to June 1. To qualify, local units of government must develop a new plan for cost-savings in retirement and health care packages.

House Bill 5189, sponsored by state Rep. Amanda Price, is now Public Act 107 of 2012.

EVIP is an incentive-based grant program that replaces traditional statutory revenue sharing.

A detailed description of the bill may be found online at www.legislature.mi.gov.

#####
 

Related Content
 •  Snyder signs law giving cities authority to classify fire investigators as police officers
 •  Snyder announces new IT career training program for veterans
 •  Gov. Rick Snyder signs bills to help veterans use their skills to find jobs
 •  Governor Snyder signs legislation reforming Court of Claims
 •  Snyder signs tax relief legislation for families of disabled veterans
 •  Snyder: Veterans Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made by all who served
 •  Healthy Michigan plan waiver submitted
 •  Gov. Rick Snyder signs bills to bring tax relief for families
 •  Snyder congratulates Mike Duggan on being elected as Detroit's next mayor
 •  Governor signs bill to fund, maintain sex offender registry
 •  Michigan launches public-private partnership that will provide micro loans to state's small businesses
 •  Governor Snyder, Mayor Bing launch expansion of AmeriCorps Governor & Mayor Initiative Urban Safety Corps
 •  Mobile office hours announced for November
 •  Executive order updates flag honors in Michigan
 •  Snyder proclaims Hire a Veteran Month; connects veterans with career opportunities
 •  Snyder signs unemployment insurance reforms
 •  Snyder issues statement on Detroit bankruptcy trial testimony
 •  Gov. Snyder: 'Michigan students will be better prepared to compete' after Common Core takes key step in Legislature
 •  Snyder appoints Audrey Van Alst to 84th District Court
 •  Gov. Snyder: 'Sales tax on the difference' brings tax relief in vehicle sales, boosts economy
QR code

Michigan.gov Home
PoliciesMichigan NewsMichigan.gov Survey


Copyright © 2014 State of Michigan