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MTA is committed keeping both our members and the public apprised of the importance of and issues impacting local government. We welcome media inquiries about township governance and administration, as well as our positions on legislation and policy proposals affecting townships. For all media inquiries, call (517) 321-6467 or email MTA Communications Director Jenn Fiedler. For background information, visit About Townships.

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Association news, as well as media advisories and positions on legislative issues.

Tell your township story

Tell Your Township's Story

All townships have a story. Each township has successes, challenges, joys and struggles. Whether you are a proud elected official, or just proud of your township, we want to know what is happening in your township.



MTA membership automatically provides a subscription for township board members, the planning/zoning commission chairperson and the township attorney. Member counties also receive subscriptions for elected officials, the equalization director and the road commission chairperson. Additional member subscriptions are available for $33 per year.

Subscription rate for residents or firms in member townships is $44 per year. Libraries and schools may subscribe for $33 per year.

To subscribe, download the subscription order form, and mail, with payment, to: MTA, PO Box 80078, Lansing, MI 48908-0078. If paying with credit card, the form can be faxed to (517) 321-8908. If you have questions regarding Township Focus subscriptions, contact Rebecca, MTA Membership Services Manager, at (517) 321-6467.