Local Government

Published July 7, 2020

CLAWSON — During a special meeting June 29, the Clawson City Council resolved to review the 12 applications for the position of city clerk and narrow down candidates at the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting July 7, which took place after press time.

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Published July 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP —  A group of five bills that were signed into state law by the governor June 25 are intended to remove barriers and improve access to health care via telemedicine.

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Published July 6, 2020

CLAWSON — On June 16, the Clawson City Council unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance aimed at regulating the deployment of small cell wireless/5G and related facilities within city limits.

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Published July 6, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On June 22, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved a resolution to direct city staff to pen an ordinance banning so-called conversion therapy within city limits.

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Published July 6, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Local municipalities currently are trying to figure out how to reopen their cities, and that includes their main offices at all four city halls.

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Published July 2, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe was recently listed as the eighth-most affordable city in Michigan to live in by data publisher SmartAsset.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — City Council will spend about two hours of a Saturday morning hearing from residents vying to join their ranks.

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Published July 2, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Voters will soon have a chance to make the next 2021 City Council stay longer in their seats, as well as make it easier for candidates to qualify for the 2021 ballot.

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Published July 2, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — In a typical year, Geoff Gariepy would be spending his time making plans as the Sterling Heights Community Emergency Response Team coordinator, in order to help the Sterlingfest Art and Music Fair run smoothly.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — City Council approved a lease of space in the newly remodeled Blossom Heath Bathhouse building to Gotcha Mobility for the storage of ride-share scooters coming soon to the Nautical Mile.

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Published July 2, 2020

WARREN — There seemed to be some confusion over the executive administrator position in the mayor’s office, cut from Warren’s 2020-2021 budget approved by the City Council with a list of other amendments offered during a special meeting by Zoom June 30.

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Published July 2, 2020

WARREN — Warren residents will pay a little more for water and sewer services and a little less in taxes, and the City Council wanted added control over capital expenditures through the Downtown Development Authority in the city’s budget for the coming year.

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Published July 2, 2020

WARREN — Warren voters are several steps closer to again revisiting a mayoral term limits proposal as part of what’s sure to be a jam-packed ballot for the presidential election in November.

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Published July 1, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — On Aug. 4, Harrison Township voters will decide the future of both the Clerk’s Office and the Treasurer’s Office. Incumbent Clerk Adam Wit and incumbent Treasurer Darrin York, both Republicans, will face Republican challengers in Lisa Sinclair and Larry Tomenello, respectively.

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Published July 1, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — By the time a spot on the Mount Clemens City Commission is filled, it will be almost one year since it became vacated.

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Published July 1, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb County Community Mental Health recently received additional funding as part of a national campaign aimed to transform mental health and addiction treatment services.

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Published July 1, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — A field of seven candidates have filed for the chance to be considered for a position beleaguered by controversy after then-Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith was charged with embezzlement by a public official and conducting a criminal enterprise.

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Published July 1, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Robert Corbett, the most veteran member of the Madison Heights City Council with more than 20 years of service, is running for the position of Oakland County treasurer.

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Published July 1, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Supervisor Bob Cannon pulled a business-related resolution he initially intended to include on the June 29 Board of Trustees agenda.   

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Published July 1, 2020

WARREN — Warren lost more than a former state senator and City Council president with the death of Art Miller.

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