Local Government

Published September 19, 2019

WARREN — Legal wrangling over medical marijuana facilities licensing in Warren continues to take twists and turns, but it now looks like a batch of up to 15 applications could soon go to the full City Council for consideration.

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Published September 18, 2019

TROY — It remains unclear what the next step will be after the Troy City Council took no action to retain an attorney to investigate whether any members of the council played a role in creating a “culture of complicity,” as referenced in a recent forensic audit, that enabled former City Manager Brian Kischnick’s wrongdoing and crimes.

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Published September 18, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — In July, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a change to the watering ordinance.

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Published September 18, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A condominium development introduced in 2018 now seeks board approval.

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Published September 17, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — Local officials want residents to be aware that workers with the U.S. Census Bureau have begun doing address canvassing in neighborhoods in the Grosse Pointes.

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Published September 16, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A request to discuss and vote on a legal bill sparked a lively debate at a recent township meeting.

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Published September 16, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter has hired a familiar face to be one of his deputy county executives.

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Published September 13, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Stacy Ziarko’s years of activity in the Sterling Heights community put her in contact with the former heads of the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce: Lil Adams, Wayne Oehmke and Melanie Davis.

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Published September 13, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A five-year water and sewer rate plan has been implemented in Clinton Township, eliminating usage minimums while improving monthly financial consistency.

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Published September 10, 2019

FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council didn’t go too far to find a temporary replacement for mayor.

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Published September 10, 2019

ROCHESTER — Newly appointed Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter and Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel recently met up to discuss politics, and both said it won’t be their last encounter.

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Published September 10, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Out of more than 100 applicants statewide, the Grosse Pointes have not one, but two city administrators who were selected for the Michigan Municipal League’s prestigious Women’s Municipal Leadership Program.

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Published September 10, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Grosse Pointe Park conducted a national search for its new city manager, but the candidate the Park City Council ultimately chose was someone close to home.

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Published September 10, 2019

The rising costs of concrete mean that the path to completing Sterling Heights’ sidewalk ambitions will be longer than expected, according to city officials.

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Published September 6, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Over the objections of some Maple Street residents, the City Council unanimously approved the site plan of a 24-unit apartment complex to be constructed between Baffin Brewing Co. and Harbor Lanes Bowling Center on Jefferson Avenue, north of 10 Mile Road.

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Published September 6, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — A judge has ordered the city of Warren to halt any effort to approve or issue medical marijuana facilities licenses after questions and allegations of impropriety about the process were put forth in two new lawsuits.

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Published September 4, 2019

ROCHESTER — Residents have a new set of phone numbers to add to their contacts for the city.

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Published September 4, 2019

PARK — His job title might have read “city manager,” but many of the elected officials and administrators who worked with Dale Krajniak in Grosse Pointe Park also called him “friend.”

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Published September 4, 2019

PARK — The location of a nonprofit led the Grosse Pointe Park City Council to have to sign off on a charitable raffle.

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Published September 4, 2019

FARMS — Grosse Pointe Farms’ aging City Hall will get a modern lighting upgrade in the coming months.

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