Legal – AG Declares County Road Commissions Without Legal Authority To Require Haul Route Permit Requirements

As many of our members know, we have been addressing the increasingly troubling situation involving the imposition and enforcement of haul route permit requirements by the various county road commissions. With the invaluable assistance of State Representative Dan Acciavatti and the input of MITA legal counsel, we have obtained the formal Opinion of the Michigan […]

Legislative-Update

2005-06 Transportation Budget Passes The 2005-2006 Transportation Budget recently passed out of both the Michigan House of Representatives and Senate. Although the versions of this legislation were slightly different, ultimately, the legislation puts forth a road and bridge program that is very similar to that of the 2004-2005 program. Increased funding is expected as a […]

Legislative News

MITA Supports Efforts to Increase Use of Water Quality Bonds The Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association expressed its support May 3rd for efforts to increase the utilization of the Great Lakes Water Quality Bonds approved by voters in 2002. The proposal designated $1 billion to repair and replace municipal sewer systems and to date only […]