Local Government

Published December 15, 2017

CENTER LINE — Michigan’s new laws governing medical marijuana are still hazy, but officials in Center Line are looking to nip any potential problems in the bud.

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Published December 15, 2017

Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller announced last week that her office has settled four major lawsuits that began and were left unfinished by the previous administration.

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Published December 13, 2017

The Macomb Township Board of Trustees has adopted a resolution of censure as it relates to Trustee Dino Bucci in response to an 18-count criminal indictment against Bucci in November that alleges he embezzled nearly $100,000 from the township.

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Published December 13, 2017

After bringing in several applicants for the open City Council seat, the council members will deliberate by themselves until making a selection later this month.

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Published December 13, 2017

the first time in roughly five years, Sterling Heights plans to send surveys to residents to gauge public satisfaction with local services, departments and ongoing plans.

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Published December 12, 2017

Rob Ray was recently appointed the new mayor of Rochester, a position he will hold for the next year.

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Published December 12, 2017

The Macomb Township Board of Trustees has approved extending its information technology services contract with Farmington Hills-based BPI Information Systems for at least 90 days while an internal analysis report is conducted.

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Published December 12, 2017

Whether celebrating a child’s sports team or expressing a social or political viewpoint, Grosse Pointe Farms residents will now have more freedom when it comes to putting signs in their yards.

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Published December 12, 2017

The village of Beverly Hills wants to hear what residents think about its parks and recreation programming through a new survey.

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Published December 11, 2017

Shelby Township Supervisor Rick Stathakis said he had been contemplating a Community Relations Department for a couple of years.

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Published December 8, 2017

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A 2015 decision to eliminate sending out winter tax bills that are under $100 has saved the city tens of thousands of dollars, but this year it cost the city money.

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Published December 8, 2017

METRO DETROIT — U.S. Rep. Sander Levin will leave Congress after 35 years in 2018, a decision he announced Dec. 2 in a statement to his constituents.

 

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Published December 8, 2017

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Township officials say the 2018 township budget — presented in a public hearing at a Board of Trustees meeting Dec. 4 — is the result of years of good planning and careful spending.

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Published December 8, 2017

Add Warren’s collective voice to the chorus of municipalities taking  “Big Pharma” to court.

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Published December 7, 2017

The city of Madison Heights periodically conducts code enforcement sweeps checking neighborhoods and commercial districts for violations ranging from unkempt yards to unlicensed vehicles. 

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Published December 7, 2017

ling Heights has taken extra steps recently to help users spot what they are looking for on the city’s website, according to city officials.

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Published December 7, 2017

Macomb County Clerk Karen Spranger met the Board of Commissioners’ deadline for a report on the state of her office, but at the Nov. 30 board meeting, most commissioners weren’t pleased with the backlog of paperwork in Spranger’s office.

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Published December 6, 2017

TROY — Those who watched or attended the Nov. 20 Troy City Council meeting witnessed history — the first time, and perhaps the last time, an elected official “virtually” participated in an open meeting. 

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Published December 6, 2017

LATHRUP VILLAGE — Wiping away tears, newly appointed Lathrup Village Mayor Mykale “Kelly” Garrett said she was shocked at the City Council’s decision to appoint her as mayor. 

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Published December 6, 2017

The Macomb Township four-year information technology services contract is coming to an end, and the Board of Trustees will have to make a decision for the first time since 2013 on which direction to take the township’s IT support.

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