Local Government

Published November 21, 2022

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — The forthcoming departure of Grosse Pointe Shores Finance Director/Treasurer Candice Giles — who will leave Dec. 7 to take a new job — has Shores officials searching for her replacement.

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Published November 21, 2022

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Grosse Pointe City officials are gearing up for what they say will be needed upcoming underground infrastructure work.

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Published November 21, 2022

SOUTHFIELD — When voters in Southfield were asked on the ballot Nov. 8 whether they were open to the city reducing the deer herd, nearly 20,000 were in favor, while more than 12,000 were against. Now city officials are left to decide what’s next.

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Published November 21, 2022

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton Township Board of Trustees approved a resolution to add Juneteenth and Martin Luther King Jr. Day as paid holidays for township employees at its Nov. 14 meeting.

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Published November 21, 2022

EASTPOINTE — Several people gathered outside an Eastpointe building on Kelly Road that was currently under development on a brisk November morning. The building had recently been sold to the owner of Big Daddy Games and was in the process of being redeveloped for several mixed-use spaces.

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Published November 21, 2022

MOUNT CLEMENS — From ordinance and zoning changes to budgets and more, the Mount Clemens City Commission discusses many important subjects and issues that affect the lives of residents.

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Published November 15, 2022

BIRMINGHAM — City Planning Director Nicholas Dupuis said that planning for sustainability is a responsibility.

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Published November 11, 2022

EASTPOINTE — The city of Eastpointe and its mayor are being sued by several residents who allege that they had their First Amendment rights violated during public comment portions of multiple City Council meetings earlier this year.

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Published November 10, 2022

NOVI — Novi City Manager Pete Auger announced his retirement last month after nearly 40 years of public service, including eight in Novi. His last day leading the city’s day-to-day operations will be Nov. 30.

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Published November 10, 2022

SOUTHFIELD — Sherikia Hawkins has fully resigned from her position as Southfield city clerk following a plea agreement reached in Oakland County’s 6th Circuit Court, where she faced charges related to possible fraud in the 2018 general election.

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Published November 10, 2022

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Infrastructure agreements and the purchase of fire trucks were among the items on the agenda for Macomb Township Board of Trustees Oct. 26 when they met for about a half hour during their second regular meeting of the month.

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Published November 9, 2022

WEST BLOOMFIELD/WASHINGTON, D.C. — This past September, West Bloomfield resident Jay Kalisky was one of approximately 550 people from across the United States to travel to Washington, D.C., as part of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s Leadership Summit and Lobby Day Sept. 11-14.

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Published November 9, 2022

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — Ordinances relating to fences and pools underwent a few changes recently in Grosse Pointe Shores that could impact residents making changes to their properties.

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Published November 9, 2022

FERNDALE — On Oct. 17, the Ferndale City Council held a special meeting to hear the results of a resident-led facilities task force.

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Published November 9, 2022

BEVERLY HILLS — For over 20 years, a piece of land in Beverly Hills has remained mostly vacant. Now, the village of Beverly Hills is working with Six Rivers Land Conservancy to acquire the land.

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Published November 9, 2022

WARREN — A Macomb County Circuit Court judge has ruled that the state doesn’t have to provide grant money to replace the incinerator at Warren’s Waste Water Treatment Plant.

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Published November 9, 2022

FARMINGTON HILLS — Farmington Hills is in the midst of one of the most important processes that communities engage in, and it has the potential to result in some big changes.

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Published November 9, 2022

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Harrison Township Board of Trustees met for its second time in the month Oct.24, where the items of discussion included court budgets, sign appeals and liquor licenses.

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Published November 9, 2022

METRO DETROIT — Oakland County officials are crying foul after a resolution was passed by the Macomb County Board of Commissioners, laying the blame for poor water quality reports on the neighboring jurisdiction.

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Published November 9, 2022

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton Township Board of Trustees had a lengthy meeting on Oct. 24, hearing three presentations and completing other items of business.

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