Local Government

Published September 24, 2020

WARREN  —  Warren City Councilman Eddie Kabacinski stood with a group people he said turned out to “back the blue” in support of law enforcement, across the street from where a crowd had assembled for a Saturday afternoon march against racism.

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Published September 22, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Grosse Pointe City officials are moving forward with the creation of a local historic district — or districts — within the city.

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Published September 22, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Sept. 14, the Royal Oak City Commission voted unanimously to accept applications to fill the seat left vacant by the sudden death of Commissioner Kim Gibbs.

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Published September 22, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Following a year in which he was charged with 10 felonies by the state of Michigan and resigned from office, a former top elected official has been federally charged.  

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Published September 22, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A conflict of interest policy was addressed at the Sept. 9 Macomb Township Board of Trustees meeting.

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Published September 21, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — A candidate for the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees appeared before a judge Sept. 11 on charges of stealing campaign signs.

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Published September 21, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Ethics Board voted 2-1 Sept. 11 to determine that City Commission member Clinton Baller was not in violation of the city’s ethics ordinance following a complaint filed by a resident in late July.

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Published September 18, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The city, businesses and residents will all benefit from federal money coming into St. Clair Shores in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published September 18, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — When it rains, it pours — and when that happens, Candice Miller said, it’s her department’s job to make sure it drains, too.

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Published September 18, 2020

WARREN — It’s official. Warren voters will get to choose on Nov. 3 whether they want the city’s mayors to serve up to five four-year terms or just three, like all other city elected officials.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Members of the Madison Heights City Council with kids in school had to make the same tough choices as other parents with grade-school kids during the pandemic, figuring out how to adapt their approach to education at a time when public school districts are having kids learn remotely from home.

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Published September 8, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — The battle between Grosse Pointe Shores retirees and elected officials over recent changes to retiree health care now has Shores residents taking sides, as well.

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Published September 8, 2020

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — For decades, Grosse Pointe Shores residents calling the Department of Public Works with a complaint have likely been surprised to find DPW Director Brett Smith responding at their door.

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Published September 7, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Grosse Pointe Park City Councilman Daniel Grano announced in a letter Sept. 4 that he will be stepping down from his council seat as of the next meeting Sept. 28. 

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Published September 4, 2020

FRASER — The retirement and hiring of public safety officers — as well as the hiring of an interim city manager — has highlighted recent city business in Fraser.

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Published September 4, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township has “opted in” to a water and sewer utility assistance program that aims to benefit vulnerable residents who may be struggling or delinquent with bill payments since the onset of COVID-19.

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Published September 4, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Nearly three years after an idea was proposed to have an internal ethics policy that would govern elected officials, no ethics board has been established in Macomb Township.

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Published September 3, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Five members of the Eastpointe community have been selected and approved to sit on the city’s reinstated ethics board.

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Published September 3, 2020

ROSEVILLE — The city of Roseville is hoping to increase its awareness of the issues of diversity, equity and inclusion with a new focus group.

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Published September 3, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Marilyn Florek moved to St. Clair Shores 20 years ago and lives in the area near Nine Mile Road and Mack Avenue. She said it’s been a wonderful neighborhood to live in, but she understands that the area needs some revitalization. Some homes that have been constructed on vacant lots or as blighted homes have been torn down, however, just don’t match the neighborhood.

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