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EVIP Reports
Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP)
During 2011, the state instituted the Economic Vitality incentive Program (EVIP) which shifts a portion of the state's revenue sharing program to an incentive based program. This program requires local units of government eligible for the funding to meet certain eligibility requirements in order to receive funding. Revenue sharing is an important source of revenue for the City. During both 2011 and 2012, the City met the requirements of all three of the EVIP funding categories (accountability and transparency; cooperation, collaboration and consolidation; and employee compensation plan).

Funding Categories
The information below identifies the three funding categories and the documentation filed with the Department of Treasury to comply with the EVIP requirements during the City's 2013-2014 Fiscal year.

Accountability & Transparency
For its 2013 fiscal year, the state has required eligible communities to file with the Department of Treasury the following documents in order to receive EVIP funding for the accountability and transparency category. As required, these documents were filed by the city with the Department of Treasury by the October 1, 2013 deadline. Click on the following document links to review:

Cooperation, Collaboration & Consolidation
The second of the three eligibility requirements, the preparation and publication of a Cooperation, Collaboration, Consolidation Plan, has been met with the completion of a plan update and its filing with the Department of Treasury by the February 1, 2014 deadline. This year's plan update is the second update to the original plan filed with the Department in 2012. Click on the following link to review: Collaboration Plan.

Unfunded Accrued Liability Plan
The third and final eligibility requirement for EVIP is new to the 2014 filing cycle.  Previously, the City was required to prepare and file an Employee Pension and Health Care Benefits Review Plan. This requirement was changed for 2014 with the State now requiring that communities file an Unfunded Accrued Liability Plan. The City prepared and filed this plan prior to the June 1, 2014 filing deadline. Click on the following link to review: Unfunded Accrued Liability Plan

ACT 51 Reports
Based on recent legislative changes, the City, along with other recipients of distributions from the Michigan Transportation Fund are required to annually certify transportation employee related expenses and share for public review certain transportation related financial data.  Click on the following link to review: Act 51 - 2014 Report