Redevelopment Ready Communities

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The City of Wayne is currently seeking to obtain certification through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation's (MEDC) Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) program

RRC

The RRC program is a voluntary, no-cost certification program designed to promote effective redevelopment strategies through a set of best practices. The program measures and then certifies communities that integrate transparency, predictability and efficiency into their daily development practices. The RRC certification is a formal recognition that a community has a vision for the future and the fundamental practices in place to get there.

The RRC Program allows communities to streamline internal processes and certification opens the door for a stronger working relationship with the State of Michigan with increased access to funding and collaborative opportunities to market Westland's exciting redevelopment opportunities.

RRC Progress in Wayne

The City of Wayne became formally engaged in the program on May 16, 2017 and has been working towards alignment with the RRC's best practices .  The City of Wayne received its Baseline Report on January 24, 2018

With this Baseline Report in hand, the City has now moved into the third and final phase of the RRC process. During this phase the City will work to address each of the best practice criteria identified by the MEDC.