Local Government

Published June 29, 2022

BERKLEY — The comments made by a Berkley City Councilman about the LGTBQ community still linger, with many calling for his resignation.

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Published June 22, 2022

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MACOMB COUNTY — Residents will pay a 911 phone surcharge of up to 42 cents monthly per device beginning in July after a measure to pay for emergency dispatch services was approved by the Macomb County Board of Commissioners.

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Published June 22, 2022

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores City Council recently created what one councilmember called one of its “historic moments.”

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Published June 22, 2022

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Of all the subjects discussed at the June 6 Clinton Township Board of Trustees meeting, nothing took longer to discuss than food trucks.

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Published June 22, 2022

ROYAL OAK — On May 23, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved a proposal from McKenna to assist in the preparation of an updated five-year parks and recreation master plan for an amount not to exceed $78,500.

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Published June 22, 2022

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved a special assessment district proposal to repair neighborhood roads south of 22 Mile Road at its meeting on June 8.

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Published June 22, 2022

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A multimillion-dollar groundwater storage facility is in the works for Oakland Township’s southeast water district.

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Published June 22, 2022

MOUNT CLEMENS — Several Mount Clemens residents called upon the city’s commission to apologize on June 6 after a commissioner filed a police report against a resident in April.

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Published June 22, 2022

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel and Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller called on Macomb County municipalities to resume regular payments to the Great Lakes Water Authority.

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Published June 22, 2022

FERNDALE — Woodward Avenue, housing and the downtown were just some of the topics addressed in Mayor Melanie Piana’s State of the City addresss June 14.

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Published June 22, 2022

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The increasing popularity of food trucks has spurred the Grosse Pointe Woods City Council to explore a way to regulate this new dining option.

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Published June 22, 2022

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/SHORES — Bartering is an old-fashioned way of exchanging goods, and officials in Grosse Pointe Woods and Grosse Pointe Shores hope to put this practice to good use for both of them.

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Published June 22, 2022

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Grosse Pointe Farms residents, landlords and business owners are being asked to offer their opinions on the city’s development going forward.

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Published June 8, 2022

LATHRUP VILLAGE — The leaders of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties met May 11 to discuss topics ranging from mass transit, infrastructure and electric vehicles to a divided workforce, rancor in politics, and support for mental health.

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Published June 8, 2022

HARPER WOODS — Last summer’s severe floods caused trash disposal costs to spike as residents of the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods cleaned out basements full of damaged goods.

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Published June 8, 2022

ROCHESTER — The city of Rochester is on the hunt for a new city manager.

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Published June 8, 2022

ROYAL OAK — On May 9, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved an approximately 100-page Sustainability and Climate Action Plan, or “S-CAP.”

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Published June 8, 2022

CLAWSON — After 36 years of working for the city of Clawson, Treasurer Stacey Hodges retired May 22.

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Published June 8, 2022

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield Department of Public Works has a new director at the helm, tasked with overseeing the city’s many infrastructure-related needs.

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