Community Development

Community Development
Dan Massy, Community Development Coordinator
301 W. Upton
Reed City, MI 49677
(231) 832-7397
dmassy@osceolacountymi.com

The Community Development office is responsible for both community and economic development programs. 

Community Development Activities

  • Develop and maintain the County Profile.  Upon request, provide detailed data.
  • Develop and maintain the County website.
  • Serve as Coordinator for the Osceola County Planning Commission.  Schedule meetings, research topics, develop agendas, draft minutes, draft correspondance, and maintain Osceola County's Future Land Use Plan. 
  • Serve as Coordinator for the Osceola County Solid Waste Committee.
  • Serve as leader of Osceola County's broadband expansion initiative (Connect Nation).  Work with Connect Nation to increase broadband availability, access, and use throughout the County.
  • Serve as Coordinator for the Osceola County Land Bank AuthoritySchedule meetings, develop agendas, draft minutes, draft correspondance, and work projects. 
  • Write grants on behalf of Osceola County and local units of government within the County.
  • Serve as Local Administrator for the Osceola County Home Repair Program.  Schedule meetings, develop agendas, draft minutes, draft correspondance, and manage State grant.
  • Serve as a representative to the West Michigan Regional Planning Commission (WMRPC), the WMRPC's Comprehensive Economic Development Committee, and the Michigan Works West Central Work Force Development Board.
  • Maintain, in conjunction with the Parks Department, the County's Five-Year Recreation Plan. 
  • Work special projects.

Economic Development Activities

All economic development activities can be found in the Planning & Development tab which is across the top of every page.