Progress Is Possible With Ty

  • Support economic and small business development by community collaboration, regional partnerships, attracting small businesses, wise use of available incentives and zoning options, low tax rates, and expansion of essential infrastructure

  • Protect natural resources and preserve what makes Leelanau County a special place to live, work, raise a family, and visit  

  • Support young families by encouraging affordable housing options, addressing childcare needs and costs, working with agencies and organizations to provide navigational and mentoring assistance, and promoting affordable housing and transportation

  • Collaborate and plan together – business, education, agricultural sector, local government, and regional planning groups

  • Limit the scope of county government while using the 'permissive powers' allowed by the state constitution to address the economic stability and well being of current and future county residents