Local Government

Published January 9, 2023

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Gifts came early in Macomb Township at the Dec. 21 Board of Trustees meeting.

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Published January 9, 2023

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton Township Board of Trustees handled two Special Assessment District public hearings at its Dec. 19 meeting.

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Published January 7, 2023

WEST BLOOMFIELD — When considering West Bloomfield’s accomplishments from last year, Supervisor Steven Kaplan directed his attention to the township’s personnel.

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Published January 6, 2023

WARREN — The legal wrangling between Warren City Council and Warren Mayor James Fouts to determine who has control of the city’s budget has gone on for years.

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Published January 6, 2023

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — At the Dec. 12 meeting of the Harrison Township Board of Trustees, residents of Ponchartrain Street voiced concerns over a conditional rezoning of several parcels along Pontchartrain, L’Anse Creuse Street and Jefferson Avenue ahead of a planned condominium development.

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Published January 6, 2023

MOUNT CLEMENS — Hopes were dashed and apologies profusely made at the Dec. 19 Mount Clemens City Commission meeting as city officials broke the news: the city’s municipal water system might not be long for this world.

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Published January 6, 2023

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — With the new year underway, officials in Hazel Park and Madison Heights are taking one last look back at 2022. In a series of emails, they shared their thoughts on the year that was — as well as what’s next.

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Published January 6, 2023

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights officials have a stash of new information on how other communities regulate marijuana facilities.

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Published December 22, 2022

BERKLEY — Dan Terbrack has decided to step down as the mayor of the city of Berkley.

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Published December 19, 2022

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb Township Board of Trustees approved a slate of board appointments at its Dec. 7 meeting.

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Published December 19, 2022

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Oakland Township Board of Trustees is on the hunt for a new supervisor following the resignation of Dominic Abbate.

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Published December 19, 2022

EASTPOINTE — A United States District Court judge has issued an injunction, agreed to by the plaintiffs and defense in a lawsuit, that explains and enumerates multiple issues that the public can address during the public comment portion of Eastpointe’s City Council meetings.

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Published December 19, 2022

BEVERLY HILLS — The Beverly Hills Parks and Recreation Board and village administrators have adopted an update to the five-year community recreation plan for 2023-2028.

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Published December 19, 2022

FRANKLIN —  At a special workshop Nov. 21, the Franklin Village Council met to discuss amending the community’s outdoor lighting ordinance.

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Published December 19, 2022

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — On Nov. 8, voters in Oakland County approved a new countywide transit tax, which requires residents to pay into a 0.95 mill collection, which is 95 cents for every $1,000 of taxable value of a home, for 10 years.

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Published December 19, 2022

WARREN — Warren residents call him the mayor, but at the annual tree lighting on Dec. 3, some called him “the Grinch."

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Published December 19, 2022

STERLING HEIGHTS — Reminiscing is common around this time of year, and on Dec. 6, the City Council took an opportunity to review the city’s annual comprehensive financial report for the 2021-22 fiscal year, as well as its financial audit.

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Published December 19, 2022

MOUNT CLEMENS — City Commissioners in Mount Clemens again addressed the future of the city’s municipal water system on Dec. 5.

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Published December 19, 2022

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — After four weeks, the Clinton Township Board of Trustees has again designated its paid holiday for township employees on the second Monday in October as Columbus Day.

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Published December 16, 2022

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel announced plans for an outdoor education partnership between the county, the Detroit Zoological Society and Huron-Clinton Metroparks at the State of the County address on Dec. 7.

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