Local Government

Published August 30, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Nearly 20 months after the creation of an internal ethics policy was proposed, residents will have to wait a little longer to see if it will be adopted.

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Published August 30, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY/OAKLAND COUNTY — On Aug. 23, an Oakland County judge dismissed a lawsuit against the Macomb Interceptor Drain District, or MIDD, in relation to funds expended from a sinkhole collapse in late 2016.

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Published August 30, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Before the year ends, Bloomfield Township residents will permanently bid farewell to three popular municipal programs, with even more destined for the chopping block.

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Published August 29, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — An upcoming town hall meeting will give residents the opportunity to learn more about Proposal MH — a measure on the ballot Nov. 5 that seeks to increase the city’s general charter millage for the purposes of public safety and quality of life.

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Published August 29, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — In 2008 and 2018, voters in Michigan approved the legalization of medical marijuana and recreational marijuana, respectively.

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Published August 28, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The Grosse Pointe Park City Council will be interviewing three candidates in the hopes of naming one of them the city’s first new city manager in more than 30 years.

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Published August 28, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A Facebook post has sparked a confrontation between a couple of township trustees.

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Published August 27, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Since the Macomb Township planning director position opened in April, there’s been a ‘less-than-desirable’ response.

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Published August 27, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In 2015, Clinton Township officials worked their way further into the digital age of record keeping.

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Published August 27, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Grosse Pointe City is forging new ground by being one of the first municipalities in Michigan to offer paid parental leave to its employees.

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Published August 27, 2019

BERKLEY — The Berkley City Council recently passed its energy plan in hopes of reducing costs and saving energy.

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Published August 27, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — For the time being, it doesn’t seem like golf carts will be allowed on the streets of Huntington Woods.

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Published August 27, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Aug. 15, a crowd of approximately 60 people, mostly city workers, gathered at the Royal Oak Farmers Market for Mayor Michael Fournier’s third annual State of the City address, hosted by the Royal Oak Rotary Club.

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Published August 27, 2019

DETROIT — Both U.S. senators from Michigan, Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, came together on Belle Isle Aug. 22 to formally announce a bill to renew the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and increase its funding.

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Published August 27, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Macomb County Commissioner and former member of the Eastpointe City Council Veronica Klinefelt was named president of the Michigan Association of Counties Aug. 19.

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Published August 26, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Sterling Heights City Council is making its dissatisfaction known over Lansing’s proposed plans to raise taxes for road funding.

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Published August 26, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — The Sterling Heights Public Library is the place to check out books, but it’s also the place to play checkers and chess.

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Published August 26, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — When the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act of 2011 was signed into law, it changed the way Michiganders used fireworks.

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Published August 26, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A project to clean and televise the city’s sanitary sewer system has been completed, giving St. Clair Shores officials their first digital record of the system, and a starting point for what work needs to be done.

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Published August 26, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Not long after former Ferndale Mayor David Coulter was named the new Oakland County executive, he announced his pick for his chief deputy.

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