Local Government

Published April 25, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Macomb Township Clerk Kristi Pozzi and some residents spent time during the April 11 Board of Trustees meeting questioning why township attorney and Human Resources Director Thomas Esordi’s name showed up in recent court filings.Read More

Published April 25, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Macomb Township will conduct a new analysis of its information technology services at the request of Supervisor Janet Dunn in order to determine how to move forward with day-to-day services on the IT systems.Read More

Published April 20, 2018

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe City Council voted 4-0 to hire Ryan Cotton as interim city manager for three months after interviewing him via Skype during the April 17 council meeting. Cotton was scheduled to begin April 23, after the Eastsider went to press.

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Published April 18, 2018

n style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">The owner of a Troy hookah lounge will have a chance go before the Troy City Council to plead her case to stay in business. 

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Published April 18, 2018

Troy City Council approved a raise in pay for acting City Manager Mark Miller at its April 9 meeting. 

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Published April 18, 2018

A Macomb Township resident has filed paperwork with Macomb County to circulate a recall petition in hopes of removing Trustee Dino Bucci from the board in the wake of an 18-count federal indictment against Bucci.

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Published April 18, 2018

In a packed room at the Rust Belt Market, Mayor Dave Coulter delivered his State of the City address, in which, among many topics, he talked about “The dot” and recent troubles in the Ferndale Police Department.

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Published April 18, 2018

Troy Planning Commission postponed action on a request to rezone the 39-acre golf course at Somerset Park Apartments and asked the owner to come back with a plan more on par. 

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Published April 18, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — After hearing much input from Southfield residents April 9, the Southfield City Council approved an amendment to the city code that will require the registration and city-led inspection of multifamily residential rental dwellings. 

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Published April 18, 2018

Metro Detroit lawmakers and officials have joined the protests against the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s April 2 announcement of its decision permitting Nestlé Waters North America to increase its groundwater extraction rate from 250 gallons per minute to up to 400 gallons per minute.

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Published April 18, 2018

e-year, 1-mill tax increase could soon be coming to Sterling Heights residents as a way to fund road repairs.

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Published April 18, 2018

The city of Madison Heights has been cracking down on serious crimes that take place in local hotels and motels, including drug deals and human trafficking. The city already has detectives assigned to an FBI task force and Troy’s Special Investigations Unit. And the City Council plans to hire a new detective in the budget for the new fiscal year. 

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Published April 16, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — This summer, voters in Clinton Township will have a say at the ballot box of whether they want to pay more taxes for better roads.

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Published April 16, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A member of the St. Clair Shores Historical Commission, the Historical Society, the Women’s Civic League, the Library Board of Trustees and the Friends of the St. Clair Shores Library, Ann Powell’s presence will be missed throughout the city.

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Published April 13, 2018

The Eastpointe City Council is scheduled to interview Ryan Cotton, via Skype, for the interim city manager position at its next City Council meeting at 7 p.m. April 17 at Eastpointe City Hall, 23200 Gratiot Ave.

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Published April 12, 2018

WARREN — A medical marijuana operations and facilities ordinance approved by the Warren City Council April 9 has been vetoed by Mayor Jim Fouts.

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Published April 10, 2018

The Macomb Township Board of Trustees has extended a contract with Farmington Hills-based BPI Information Systems for information technology services for a second time as they await the results of an internal IT department report.

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Published April 10, 2018

The Macomb Township Board of Trustees adopted a resolution that regulates actions by board members on behalf of the township that appears to be more in response to a letter sent by Trustee Tim Bussineau to Gov. Rick Snyder, and not criminal actions by a current and former trustee.

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Published April 10, 2018

The Huntington Woods City Commission held the first reading of two ordinance amendments that deal with traffic fines and marijuana.

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Published April 10, 2018

The Berkley City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement with Lathrup Village to house prisoners for the municipality.

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