Consolidation of Services
To qualify for the Consolidation of Services portion of the EVIP/CIP,
eligible local units must:
Certify to the Michigan Department of Treasury (using
) that by February 1, 2013, they have produced and made
readily available to the public, a consolidation plan as follows:
First Time Filers:
list of first time filers
For a city, village, township or county, the plan shall
include a listing of any previous services consolidated
with an estimated cost savings amount for each consolidation.
In addition, the plan shall include 1 or more new proposals
to increase its existing level of cooperation, collaboration,
and consolidation either within the jurisdiction or
with other jurisdictions, an estimate of the potential
savings amount, and a timeline for implementing the
For a city, village, or township, the plan shall include
an update on the status of the new proposals that were
in the previous year's consolidation plan, including
whether or not the previously proposed plan has been
fully implemented, a listing of the barriers experienced
in implementing the proposal, and a timeline of the
steps to accomplish the proposed plan. In addition,
the plan shall include 1 or more new proposals to increase
its existing level of cooperation, collaboration, and
consolidation either within the jurisdiction or with
other jurisdictions, or a detailed explanation of why
increasing its existing level of cooperation, collaboration,
and consolidation is not feasible.
Submit a copy of their consolidation plan to the Michigan Department of Treasury.
Consolidation of Service FAQs
Below is a template that local units can use to assist them in preparing
their consolidation plan. Local units do not have to use this template.
The template is available to assist a local unit if it so chooses.
Local units have the latitude to create the required consolidation
plan in a manner best suited for the local unit.
EVIP Training Presentation at MML - December 13, 2011