2017 Green Commute Week

May 14 – 20, 2017

Local Employer Commute Challenge, School Challenge, Poster Contest, Recharging Stations, Free Rides on MAX, and more… Register and check details on Green Commute page of MACC website http://www.the-macc.org/green-commute/

 

Policy Committee Meeting

The next Policy Committee meeting will be held Monday, March 27, 2017 at 12:00 noon, at the Park Township Hall, (52, 152nd Avenue, Holland, MI 49424. For further details regarding the meeting please contact the MACC office at 616-395-2688.

Exhibitor registration now open for green infrastructure seminar

The MACC, in partnership with the City of Holland, the Ottawa County Water Resources Commissioner, and the Allegan County Drain Commissioner, is hosting a seminar titled Making the Case for Green Infrastructure on August 22, 2017 at the Haworth Inn and Conference Center in Holland, MI. The seminar will include presentations by leading experts in site design principles, information about local efforts and a panel discussion of the drivers and barriers to implementing green infrastructure. Exhibitor registration is now open through April 28, 2017. Click here for more information.

Road-Stream Crossing Inventories

Volunteer with the MACC to help inventory road-stream crossings! During the inventory process, measurements are taken on the road, the stream and the crossing. All equipment is provided (including waders – you are welcome to bring your own), but be prepared to get wet and/or muddy. No experience necessary, but volunteers must be ages 16 and up. Contact Kelly at kgoward@the-macc.org to RSVP or for more information. Volunteer dates include:

Friday, April 14, 1-5pm – meet at the MACC office
Saturday, April 15, 8:30am-noon – meeting location TBD
Friday, April 21, 1-5pm – meeting location TBD

MACC Area Receives $33 Million in Federal Funds for Transportation

During the 2016 fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2015 – Sept. 30, 2016), 24 transportation projects within the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council area received $33 million in federal funds.  Total costs for these transportation projects were $42 million.  To learn more about these projects obligated in 2016, please see the newly published listing of FY 2016 Obligated Projects.
MACC Area Receives $33 Million in Federal Funds for Transportation