Local Government

Published March 22, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores voters will decide whether to approve a five-year streets millage at a higher rate later this year.

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Published March 22, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took her budget plan — which includes a proposed, gradually cumulative 45-cents-per-gallon fuel tax hike — to the road, and that included a stop in Sterling Heights March 15.

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Published March 22, 2019

WARREN/CENTER LINE — Center Line Mayor Robert Binson took the podium at a lunch event hosted by the Warren Area Chamber of Commerce March 21 and told a group of assembled employees, local officials and business representatives what’s happening in his “small town.”

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Published March 21, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The city of Madison Heights has filled two key positions that will help chart the community’s path moving forward.

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Published March 21, 2019

HAZEL PARK — Thanks to a generous donation from the Sutar-Sutaruk-Meyer Foundation, Scout Park will be fully renovated this summer, with a design informed by community feedback.

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Published March 20, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Local golfers may have to wait to tee off at their favorite golf course, pending a decision from the Southfield City Council.

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Published March 19, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The seven-member Clinton Township Board of Trustees has to pass a budget this month. On March 11, it got a preview of the next fiscal year.

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Published March 19, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — After a year and a half of marketing hasn’t produced any buyers, officials with the Grosse Pointes-Clinton Refuse Disposal Authority are switching to a new real estate broker for their long-vacant incinerator property in Clinton Township.

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Published March 19, 2019

TROY — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pitched a hard sell of her $60.2 billion budget and 45 cent gas tax to students, parents, elected officials and educators at Athens High School March 18.

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Published March 18, 2019

BERKLEY — This year already has proven to be a windy one in Michigan, with numerous days hitting speeds of more than 20 miles per hour. A strong windstorm can knock out power in homes easily, especially with the help of tree branches that grow into nearby power lines.

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Published March 18, 2019

FERNDALE — Back in November, the Ferndale City Council approved a 10-person task force of residents to look at potential upgrades for the Gerry Kulick Community Center. It was the committee’s job to recommend to the city what it should do in regard to improvements at the community center, which now is more than 90 years old.

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Published March 18, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township has made changes to its fireworks regulations, including when they can be used and the penalties if the new rules are not followed.

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Published March 14, 2019

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DEARBORN — Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans gave his annual State of the County address March 14 at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn.

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Published March 12, 2019

TROY — The Troy City Council will weigh whether and how to prohibit construction of telecommunication towers on city-owned land after several telecommunication providers asked to increase the number of towers.

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Published March 12, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Rezoning of Mack Avenue, work on new facilities, creation of a new city website and addressing projected financial challenges are among the tasks the Grosse Pointe City Council is expected to tackle this year.

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Published March 12, 2019

UTICA  — The Utica Downtown Development Authority is in the process of selling a parcel of land located next to the Clinton River in downtown Utica and across the street from Memorial Park on Auburn Road.

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Published March 12, 2019

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — The annual State of the Cities address Feb. 13 at the Holiday Inn and Suites Farmington Hills offered a glimpse of tomorrow.

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Published March 12, 2019

BERKLEY — As more young people are using vape pens, the Berkley City Council introduced an ordinance amendment in hopes of curbing the rise of vaping among teenagers.

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Published March 12, 2019

BERKLEY — Berkley is the latest community to consider changes to its local ordinance to further limit the number of days that fireworks can be used. 

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Published March 12, 2019

At the March 5 Macomb Township Planning Commission meeting, the lone new business item was a request to rezone agricultural space to an office low rise.

The proposed area is on the northwest corner of 22 Mile Road and Card Road. Currently, that 2.6-acre land is vacant. 

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