Local Government

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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Published December 5, 2017

WEST BLOOMFIELD — On Monday, Nov. 20, the West Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees grew by one member when it unanimously approved the appointment of a student trustee.

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Published December 5, 2017

This month, Grosse Pointe Farms will be issuing up to $4.1 million in general obligation unlimited tax bonds to cover the cost of a settlement with residents over widespread sewage backups in 2011.

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Published December 4, 2017

The tug of war over land adjacent to the E.L. Johnson Nature Center might be coming to a close, if the township and developers stick to a consent judgment crafted last month.

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Published December 4, 2017

The city of Berkley is extending a reimbursement program that covers fees related to the installation of backwater check valves inside residential homes.

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Published November 30, 2017

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Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel will present local highlights from 2017 during his Dec. 6 State of the County address. He also plans to make some big announcements for the county’s 200th anniversary in 2018.

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Published November 30, 2017

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A massive food drive effort at Oakland University’s Anton/Frankel Center in Mount Clemens means more meals for more families in need this holiday season.

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