Local Government

Published April 14, 2023

MOUNT CLEMENS — At its meeting on April 3, the Mount Clemens City Commission paved the way for the Administrative Hearings Bureau to have the force of law.

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Published April 6, 2023

NOVI — The Novi City Council unanimously approved the purchase of 3.93 acres of land, located at 25901 Beck Road, from Novi Funeral Home LLC, during its regular meeting March 20.

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Published April 5, 2023

SOUTHFIELD/LATHRUP VILLAGE — The city at “the center of it all” talked of aspirations for 2023 and beyond at the annual state of the cities address March 27.

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Published April 5, 2023

NOVI — Residents of the historic Lake Wall subdivision, which was first deeded in 1919, have rallied after the city of Novi took legal action to remove the access privileges to Walled Lake of one of their neighbors, which they fear could remove lake access for all of them.

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Published April 5, 2023

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Severe flooding and basement backups from a record-breaking rainstorm in June 2021 resulted in billing confusion for the Grosse Pointes-Clinton Refuse Disposal Authority, which serves the five Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods.

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Published April 5, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — On March 24, representatives from Shelby Township and the Macomb County Chamber of Commerce came together for the State of the Township address to share a comprehensive look at the recent accomplishments and plans in the township.

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Published April 5, 2023

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Mount Clemens City Commission approved a motion to change the 65 Market Street tax capture and reimbursement plan at its March 20 meeting.

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Published April 5, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township is asking residents for their input through a survey to help plan the township’s updates to its master plan and its annual top priorities.

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Published April 4, 2023

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Grosse Pointe City’s Urban Forestry Commission continues to spread its roots.

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Published April 4, 2023

BIRMINGHAM — Jana Ecker has been unanimously selected by the Birmingham City Commission as the next Birmingham city manager.

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Published April 3, 2023

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BERKLEY/ROYAL OAK — The 44th District Court will have a new judge taking on the robe and gavel later this month.

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Published April 3, 2023

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP —  Clinton Township has a budget for the 2023-2024 fiscal year as of the March 27 Board of Trustees meeting. The township’s fiscal year ends on March 31 and begins on April 1 annually.

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Published April 2, 2023

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — The Madison Heights/Hazel Park Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual State of the Cities event March 23, at Eastern Palace Club in Hazel Park.

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Published March 31, 2023

WARREN — Patrick Green can remain on the Warren City Council and continue his role as its president through November 2023, the end of his term.

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Published March 31, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A request for a special land use and site plan approval for a 40-unit, five-story condominium development by Jefferson Plaza LLC was tabled by the St. Clair Shores City Council on March 20 after a 5-2 vote.

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Published March 31, 2023

WARREN — Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Joseph Toia ruled in his written opinion and order on March 23 that Warren Mayor James Fouts can stay on the ballot and run for mayor for an unprecedented fifth four-year term.

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Published March 31, 2023

FARMINGTON HILLS — In the 1800s, the city now known as Farmington Hills was known as Quakertown.

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Published March 30, 2023

SYLVAN LAKE — As a small, outdoor community, recreation is a big deal in Sylvan Lake.

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Published March 30, 2023

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — An early March chemical spill in Clinton Township’s Canal Road drain remains under daily watch by the Macomb County Public Works Office, according to a spokesperson for the agency.

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Published March 30, 2023

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Green, stinky and ruining whatever it touches: That has been the calling card of the algae terror of Lake St. Clair, known so far only as Lyngbya.

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