Local Government

Published July 16, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Voters will need to choose not only a mayor and City Council candidates in Grosse Pointe Farms this year, but they’ll also need to select someone to fill the seat formerly occupied by longtime City Councilman Peter Waldmeir.

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Published July 16, 2019

FERNDALE — In order to seek the open mayoral seat at the end of the year, Councilwoman Melanie Piana resigned from the Ferndale City Council.

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Published July 15, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — In a 4-3 vote, Macomb Township is proceeding with recruiting a candidate for the position of human resources manager.

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Published July 15, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Much like a plea hearing from June in federal court for a former trustee, sentencing for a local contractor has been delayed.

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Published July 15, 2019

UTICA — Utica’s mayor was recognized for preventing a man from taking his own life during the early hours of July 7 in Grosse Pointe Farms.

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Published July 15, 2019

METRO DETROIT — A 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision on June 27 is likely to impact the redistricting timeline in Michigan.

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Published July 12, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The current city manager of the city of Lincoln Park is being offered the job in St. Clair Shores.

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Published July 12, 2019

HARPER WOODS — The city of Harper Woods voted against renewing a contract with Green For Life Environmental to continue to provide recyclable collection services for the city.

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Published July 12, 2019

WARREN — A move to increase the number of licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries sparked a heated discussion among the mostly lame-duck members of the Warren City Council July 9.

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Published July 12, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — A recently received federal grant will give Macomb County officials the ability to fund a study to determine future land use opportunities around Selfridge Air National Guard Base — opportunities that would benefit both the base and its neighboring communities.

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Published July 12, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights City Council has found itself at odds with two major contractors in recent months. The city is still receiving complaints about the service of its waste hauler, Green for Life Environmental (GFL), leading some on the council to suggest that now might be the time to start considering other options.

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Published July 9, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The search for a successor to Grosse Pointe Park City Manager Dale Krajniak — who retired June 30 after more than 30 years in the post — has officially begun.

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Published July 9, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The soon-to-be former site of Wade Nursery has been bought by Macomb Township.

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Published July 9, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Who’s responsible to pay for right of way improvements?

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Published July 9, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A pair of public hearings were held at Macomb Township Board of Trustees meetings June 12 and June 26 for the 2019-20 budget.

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Published July 9, 2019

EASTPOINTE — The city of Eastpointe will once again be searching for someone to fill the position of city manager following Joseph Sabota’s announcement that he will be leaving the position.

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Published July 9, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — There’s a special election in West Bloomfield Township next month, which officials say is critically important to funding nearly 70 percent of the police officers, firefighters, paramedics and 911 dispatchers in the community. The same election will also decide the continued development of the township’s safety path.

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Published July 8, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — How should a millage proposal be worded?

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Published July 8, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township officials are pleased with the results of a recent project to rehabilitate a blighted house.

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Published July 8, 2019

UTICA — The Utica City Council approved the city budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year during a meeting June 11.

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