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Local Government

Published March 18, 2020

ROYAL OAK — In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously voted to close City Hall, as well as other city buildings, to the public indefinitely.

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Published March 18, 2020

TROY — The Troy City Council will consider offering incentives to builders for 1,900-square-foot homes — an increase from the current incentive offered for 1,500-square-foot homes under the city’s cluster ordinance.

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Published March 18, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — This July, Brian Kay will have spent six years within the Clinton Township Parks and Recreation Department.

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Published March 18, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On March 2, Clinton Township Clerk Kim Meltzer was unanimously removed as the township’s Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, coordinator.

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Published March 18, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On March 16, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously voted to extend an offer of employment to city manager finalist Paul Brake, the city manager of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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Published March 18, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A conversation regarding an ethics board will continue later this month.

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Published March 18, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb County residents will have a chance to vote on a new jail this summer.

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Published March 18, 2020

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MOUNT CLEMENS — The topic of making Macomb County a Second Amendment sanctuary county was once again brought up at the county level.

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Published March 18, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — First established in 1836, Hamlin School, also known as District No. 4, was its own school district, as were the other 11 schools in the greater Rochester area.

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Published March 17, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — For Velan Manivannan, the Sterling Heights Cultural Exchange has been an annual part of life since he was a young child.

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Published March 17, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In an effort to be more business-friendly, the St. Clair Shores City Council approved a change to the zoning ordinance that will allow businesses to request the sale of outdoor seasonal goods for a period of five years.

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Published March 17, 2020

TROY — In compliance with state and county directives, the city of Troy and the Troy School District have instituted measures aimed to keep residents safe in the wake of rising numbers of people contracting the COVID

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Published March 17, 2020

HUNTINGTON WOODS — The residents of Huntington Woods have approved a ballot proposal to establish a pension and retirement system for the firefighters and police officers in the city.

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Published March 17, 2020

Following an executive order by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the city of St. Clair Shores closed the Public Library, Senior Activity Center, Civic Arena and Golf Course to the public as of March 16 to minimize the community spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

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Published March 16, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Add Macomb Township to the list of municipalities trying to be proactive in slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

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Published March 16, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — After the recent outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19, the township is asking people to exercise discretion before attending township events and facilities, as the township follows the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Macomb County Department of Health and Community Services to limit gatherings of more than 100 people.

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Published March 14, 2020

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — Royal Oak and Clawson, and their public school districts, are responding to the coronavirus pandemic and taking direction from the county and state.

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Published March 13, 2020

ROCHESTER — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered all public and private Michigan schools to close for three weeks starting March 16 in response to the coronavirus outbreak in Michigan.

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Published March 13, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Mayor Ken Siver has declared that the city of Southfield is in a state of emergency in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19  coronavirus. 

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Published March 12, 2020

Although the risk of the coronavirus to the general public is reportedly considered low, state, county and local governments have stepped up preparedness efforts after two Michigan residents tested presumptive positive for COVID-19, announced late March 10. 

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