Local Government

Published January 25, 2021

FERNDALE/PLEASANT RIDGE — Following in the footsteps of Berkley and Huntington Woods, the government bodies of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge have approved a settlement agreement for a class action lawsuit in regard to the 2014 and 2017 Oakland County floods.

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Published January 25, 2021

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Slated for Jan. 19, sentencing for ex-Macomb Township Trustee Dino Bucci in federal court has been adjourned.

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Published January 24, 2021

WARREN — The city of Warren’s original land use plan was put in place in 1966 and amended by way of a policy update in 1989. It’s safe to say it was time for an update.

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Published January 23, 2021

MOUNT CLEMENS — A branding project will soon launch in Mount Clemens.

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Published January 22, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores officials once again alerted the community to potential lead in water from homes with lead service lines after semiannual testing found eight sites out of 62 tested where the Action Level of 15 parts per billion was exceeded.

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Published January 22, 2021

HAZEL PARK — Much has happened in the life of Amy Aubry since she joined the Hazel Park City Council in November 2017.

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Published January 22, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — For a month now, the year 2020 has been squarely in the rearview mirror, and you won’t find many people missing it.

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Published January 22, 2021

MACOMB COUNTY — Prior to the November general election, three of the five Macomb County offices up for grabs were held by Democrat party members.

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Published January 21, 2021

HARPER WOODS — After reviewing a request by the Grosse Pointes-Harper Woods NAACP branch to expel Harper Woods City Councilwoman Cheryl Costantino from the organization, the group’s national officials have decided to deny the motion.

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Published January 20, 2021

MOUNT CLEMENS/WARREN — One of two recall petitions targeting Warren City Councilman Eddie Kabacinski has been approved by Macomb County elections officials.

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Published January 16, 2021

FARMINGTON/HILLS — Priorities for the Farmington and Farmington Hills city councils may have shifted last year with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, but now that a full assessment has been compiled by the Broadband Task Force’s consultant, both council bodies are gearing up to re-examine the feasibility of bringing citywide broadband to each community.

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Published January 16, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Electric vehicles may not yet be common — especially for personal use — but they are expected to occupy a larger segment of the automotive market in the years to come.

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Published January 15, 2021

FARMINGTON — After months of financial hardship brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, Farmington’s Groves-Walker American Legion Post 346, as well as 27 other veterans service organizations, received some much needed financial relief from the county.

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Published January 13, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Hills City Council President Ryan Deel and Vice President Susan Bowyer will continue to serve in their leadership positions for another year.

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Published January 13, 2021

CLAWSON — The Clawson City Council recently approved the hire of new City Clerk Lynn Henry, who previously served as deputy clerk for Grand Blanc Township and clerk for the city of Linden.

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Published January 13, 2021

FARMINGTON — In the first step on a long road toward transforming the current Maxfield Training Center site, Farmington City Council members heard from four prospective developers during a special meeting Jan. 8 about their preliminary ideas for development, as well as their qualifications to successfully implement the project they presented.

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Published January 13, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After a first year on the job filled with crises, City Council members voted unanimously to give City Manager Matthew Coppler a 3% raise retroactive to Oct. 7.

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Published January 13, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — The coronavirus and next November’s city election are two big topics on city officials’ minds as 2021 begins.

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Published January 13, 2021

MOUNT CLEMENS — With a new year came approval of an audit report by the Mount Clemens City Commission.

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Published January 12, 2021

ROCHESTER — Stuart Bikson will continue to lead the city of Rochester as its mayor through 2021.

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