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Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Fire Protection Payments

In October of each year the Local Community Stabilization Authority (LCSA) distributes funds to municipalities for fire protection services received by state facilities pursuant to Act 289 of 1977. Act 289 of 1977 provides for payments to municipalities for fire protection services received by state facilities. Amendments (Acts 247 and 248 of 2018) to Act 86 of 2014 (the LCSA Act) made the LCSA responsible for distributing these payments beginning in 2018.

2021-2022 Fire Protection Payment Report

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) is still responsible for distributing and collecting the municipal fire protection questionnaire for calculating eligibility and payments to municipalities. Please contact Ms. Shawn Worden at wordens1@michigan.gov for information regarding calculations. Please contact the LCSA at contact@lcsami.gov if you have questions regarding payments.

2021-2022 METRO Act Municipal Reports Available

Communities over 10,000 people are required to complete and return the 2021-2022 METRO Act Municipality Annual Report (covering the period from April 1 2021 to March 31, 2022). Please send the completed report to contact@lcsami.gov.

LSCA Partners with Michigan CLASS

LCSA recently partnered with Michigan CLASS to bring LCSA payments online!

What Does this Partnership Mean for Your Entity?

Through this partnership with Michigan CLASS, your entity can receive your LCSA distributions directly to a Michigan CLASS account. When you opt to receive your payments online with Michigan CLASS, your entity’s funds will be deposited directly into your account immediately following the initiation of the LCSA distribution, eliminating delays and potential fraudulent activity associated with physical mailing.

What is Michigan CLASS?

Michigan CLASS is a short-term, highly liquid local government investment pool (LGIP) designed specifically for public agencies. Michigan CLASS provides the opportunity to invest funds on a cooperative basis in legally permitted investments under Michigan State Law that are carefully chosen in an effort to provide maximum safety and liquidity.

Creating a Michigan CLASS account for your LCSA funds enables you to easily track your funds for reporting and auditing purposes while the Michigan CLASS Transaction Portal allows you to move your funds to your bank accounts on file without transaction fees.*

To get started with online distributions, please click here!

*You may incur fees associated with wires and/or ACH transactions by your bank, but there will be no fees charged from Michigan CLASS for such transactions. Investment involves risk including the possible loss of principal. No assurance can be given that the performance objectives of a given strategy will be achieved. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Any financial and/or investment decision may incur losses.