Regional group seeks input on economic development strategy

DETROIT (AP) — The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is seeking input on regional economic development strategy.

Interactive sessions are scheduled in November and December in Monroe, Livingston, St. Clair and Washtenaw counties.

The sessions will include discussions on creating and marketing quality places, anticipating demands for land use, fostering a competitive business climate, advancing innovation and technology, investing in critical infrastructure, and preparing and connecting talent with jobs.

The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments supports coordinated local planning with technical, data and intergovernmental resources. It serves Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties.