Kalamazoo designates $10.4M of federal stimulus funds for safety, housing, more
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The city of Kalamazoo has committed a portion of its stimulus funds in several different areas totaling over $10 million for a four-year period. The city of Kalamazoo is expecting to receive $40,626,404 from the federal government in American Rescue Act Plan (ARPA) funding. City of Kalamazoo commissioners discussed the federal funding during a Committee of the Whole meeting on June 21, and heard a presentation from staff. The city shared a summary of the funding that has been allocated:The city of Kalamazoo released a summary of designations of ARPA funds as of June 2022. Kalamazoo County is also working through the process to allocate its share of the funding of over $51 million.mlive.com
Proposed downtown Saginaw apartment development would receive tax relief
SAGINAW, MI — The city moved closer to landing the tallest apartment complex in the region. During a Monday, June 20, meeting, the Saginaw City Council unanimously approved establishing an obsolete property rehabilitation district for 12 years at the 12-story Huntington Bank building in downtown Saginaw.mlive.com
Thousand gallons of oil-based material spilled into Flint River
FLINT, MI -- City, Genesee County and state of Michigan agencies are responding to a significant oil spill in the Flint River. “It sounds like a significant spill.”EGLE officials described the spilled material as oil-based and dark black with a petroleum smell that looks similar to motor oil. The EGLE officials had they did not know if the potential source of the spill is located in the city of Flint. Sean McBrearty, coordinator of the Oil & Water Don’t Mix campaign to shut down Line 5, told MLive-The Flint Journal that Wednesday’s spill should serve as a warning. “No oil spill has ever been fully cleaned up.”An estimated 5,300 gallons of gear oil spilled at the Algoma Steel mill in Sault Ste.mlive.com
Northern Michigan town installs beach warning system at Lake Michigan that looks like a traffic light
MANISTEE, MI – The city of Manistee has installed a new hazard warning system at its two Lake Michigan beaches to help keep swimmers safe. The new system uses the familiar red, yellow and green for high, medium and low hazard swimming conditions but instead of a flag, it has lights that change automatically when the National Weather Service updates its beach hazard forecast. It looks like a traffic signal.mlive.com
Fisher road work a go: Ridge, Cranford among other projects
Photo by Renee LanduytFisher Road construction is scheduled to start late July. GROSSE POINTE CITY AND FARMS — After three years of unsuccessful attempts to harness state grant funding, the City and Farms are teaming up this summer to tackle major road reconstruction of Fisher from Kercheval to Mack. Prior to the project’s onset, thegrossepointenews.com
K-Line Trolley back in action
THE GROSSE POINTES — The K-Line Trolley “re-zooms” its schedule up and down Kercheval Saturday afternoon, May 21. Rolling off at 5 p.m. on Kercheval at Wayburn in Grosse Pointe Park, the free trolley heads through the City into the Farms to Stephens Road and back. Up and back, up and back, linking the Pointe’sgrossepointenews.com
Ypsilanti set to end the year with budget deficit, a trend projected to continue
YPSILANTI, MI – City leaders in Ypsilanti may have some tough financial decisions to make in the coming years. That’s because the city is set to end this budget cycle in the red for the first time in six years, with a projected $686,000 shortfall.mlive.com
Monday Council meeting to provide first glimpse of Saginaw’s 2022-23 budget proposal
SAGINAW, MI — City officials here will provide the public a first look at Saginaw’s upcoming budget. Yolanda Jones, director of Saginaw City Hall’s Office of Management and Budget, will discuss the proposed budget for the municipality’s 2022-23 fiscal year during the Saginaw City Council’s 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, meeting at City Hall, 1315 S. Washington. Last May, the City Council approved Saginaw’s current $132.4 million budget, which includes a $37.8 million general fund budget. Residents unable to attend the Monday meeting can watch the gathering televised live on Charter Spectrum’s channel 191; or on the city’s YouTube channel. The YouTube channel also provides an archive of the council meetings.mlive.com
Portage to reduce energy use, greenhouse emissions with new $1M project
PORTAGE, MI -- A new $1 million project will help the city of Portage reduce its energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. The city contracted with Noresco, a company that helps create energy efficiency solutions, to implement a $1.1 million energy reduction project to improve city buildings and parks, the city said in a news release. The city will upgrade lighting in city hall, public safety headquarters and in city parks with LED technology. Additionally, the city is replacing outdated heating and cooling systems at public safety with more energy efficient units. “The city of Portage has a responsibility to be good stewards of taxpayer funds,” said Adam Herringa, acting city manager.mlive.com
Grand Rapids police sued after officer reportedly trips and fires gun in man’s direction
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A man has filed a federal lawsuit against Grand Rapids police alleging that an officer fired a gun in his direction thinking that he was an auto-theft suspect. Daevionne Smith filed the lawsuit against the officer, Gregory Bauer, the City of Grand Rapids and the Police Department. Related: Grand Rapids officer who unintentionally fired gun faces ‘careless discharge’ countSmith, who is Black, is seeking $8 million. He contended that the shooting was just one of many violent incidents involving minorities and Grand Rapids police. Jury selection for Bauer on the misdemeanor charge is May 12 in Grand Rapids District Court.mlive.com
City of Taylor suspends auxiliary police program following civilian shooting
TAYLOR, MI – Mayor Tim Woolley announced Tuesday the city is temporarily suspending the auxiliary police program after a civilian was shot during a training exercise over the weekend. The program will be reevaluated following an investigation by Michigan State Police. “Once that investigation ends, the City will evaluate the findings and implement corrective measures,” Woolley said in a statement. The shooting occurred around 5 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Park in Taylor. READ MORE:Ex-corrections officer, deputy charged with killing dog trained by prisonersStudent dies after shooting himself in Upper Peninsula schoolBurton police arrest man in connection with fatal Tuesday morning shootingmlive.com
Revised settlement gives Flint until Sept. 30 to complete excavation of water service lines
FLINT, MI -- A revised settlement agreement between the city, the Concerned Pastors for Social Action and other parties would require Flint to complete its water service line replacement program by Sept. 30. Earlier this year, the Flint City Council agreed to the revised schedule and on Monday, April 11, it voted to approve a $2.9-million contract with Rowe Professional Services for oversight of the service line replacement program. The Natural Resources Defense Council, another party to the settlement, announced the revised deal in a news release Wednesday, April 13, saying it remains committed to securing safe drinking water for Flint. “Removing lead service lines is a crucial step in replacing Flint’s damaged infrastructure and getting us one step closer to a recovery,” Mays’ statement says. Read more at The Flint Journal:Proposed deal would give Flint more time to complete service line replacementsSnyder asks for speedy 5th Amendment decision as delay causes issues in children’s Flint water trial$54.5-million rebuild of I-69 in Lapeer County starts April 18mlive.com
First Lady of Lifeguards: Groundbreaking story influences generations of family, friends
Rose Ann Blondell English became Grosse Pointe’s first female lifeguard in 1955. In 1955, City of Grosse Pointe Mayor Norbert Neff made the groundbreaking decision to hire the Pointe’s first ever female lifeguard, Rose Ann Blondell. Blondell’s father, Bob Blondell, was head of the City’s Department of Public Works and best friends with Neff. Hergrossepointenews.com
New development planned for St. Clair
CITY OF GROSSE POINTE — After sitting vacant nearly 15 years, the property at 582 – 606 St. Clair — known to many in the community as the old Sunrise site — is increasingly appearing as though it soon will have new life. The 1.94 acres were purchased last year by developer Michael Bailey of MTB Partners LLC. The developer, […]grossepointenews.com
Burton closes Bristol Road for emergency railroad crossing repair
BURTON, MI -- The city of Burton says it’s closing Bristol Road for an emergency repair to a railroad crossing between Dort Highway and Center Road. A news release from the city said the closing was scheduled to start at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, and the road is expected to reopen no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16. The city said drivers should follow posted detour routes. Read more:Damaged section of I-75 near Flint will close northbound lanes Monday, Tuesday nightsJudge waits to decide on live testimony from Snyder, others charged with Flint water crimesMays censured after meeting that was ‘absolutely out of control’mlive.com
Whiplash weather expected in the Chicago area: from light snow to subzero windchills to temps in the 50s by Sunday afternoon, forecasters say
Whiplash weather expected in the Chicago area: from light snow to sub- zero windchills to temps in the 50s by Sunday afternoon, forecasters saychicagotribune.com
$11M in COVID rescue funds for Muskegon Heights focus of community planning effort
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI – Nearly $11 million in federal COVID recovery money is a welcome addition to Muskegon Heights’ cash-strapped budget, and the city is carefully planning how to spend it. The city is earmarked to received $10.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, of which it has already received $5.8 million, Muskegon Heights City Manager Troy Bell told MLive/The Muskegon Chronicle. A plan outlining an approach for using the ARPA funds likely will be presented to the Muskegon Heights City Council in May, he said. Muskegon Heights has struggled with budget deficits for several years and is working to emerge from deficit in 2023-24. The city of Muskegon will receive $23 million while Norton Shores will receive $3.6 million.mlive.com
New homes coming to Muskegon Heights after 17-year construction drought
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI – Nearly 30 vacant lots owned by the city of Muskegon Heights will be sold to a developer for construction of infill housing, the first new homes to be built in the city in 17 years. New housing is desperately needed to attract people to and keep residents in the city, Muskegon Heights City Manager Troy Bell told MLive/The Muskegon Chronicle. Clifford McClain, owner of the North Carolina development company, grew up in the Muskegon area and “has a fondness for Muskegon Heights,” Bell said. The city manager predicts Muskegon Heights will undergo a “renaissance” as the lakeshore area grows in popularity, and said the city needs to be ready to embrace it. Loans of up to $10,000 to help with down payments are available to first-time home buyers in Muskegon Heights – and other areas of Muskegon County – through the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.mlive.com
Jackson mayor will talk progress, future in upcoming State of the City address
JACKSON, MI – Daniel Mahoney will host his first State of the City address as Jackson’s mayor in March. The annual event, set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, at the Boos Recreation Center, 210 Gilbert St., reflects on Jackson’s progress and looks toward the future. This is Jackson’s fifth-annual State of the City address, but Mahoney’s first since being elected mayor in November. Related: Jackson mayor highlights achievements during pandemic year in State of the City addressThe State of the City address is open to the public. A recording of the event will be posted on the city’s website and on the city’s Facebook page afterward.mlive.com
Kalamazoo will install 2,000 more smart water meters, starting in March
KALAMAZOO, MI — The city of Kalamazoo purchased another shipment of smart meters and will begin a $1.13 million project to install the new equipment at properties this spring. At the Monday, Feb. 21, Kalamazoo City Commission meeting, commissioners approved spending $700,000 to buy more smart water meters to expand on the existing network. The city of Kalamazoo said the total project cost is $1.13 million to install the smart water meters for more than 2,000 additional customers in the southwestern portion of the water system’s service area. In 2020, all meters in the Parchment water system were replaced with smart meters, the city said. They will reach out to water customers directly via mail to the water service address with information and instructions to schedule an appointment.mlive.com
Pump station failure sent 8.5M gallons of sewage into Flint River
FLINT, MI -- Roughly 8.5 million gallons of sewage spilled into the Flint River after a weekend equipment failure, the city says. The discharges were both related to the same equipment failure at the northwest pump station and led to a recommendation against body contact with the Flint River by the Genesee County Health Department. In September, during a heavy rain event, the city discharged 38 million gallons of sewage slurry into the river. Sunday’s equipment failure at the northwest pump station led city workers to turn off the 3rd Avenue pump station to make repairs, the city’s announcement of the spills says. In 2019, the Flint City Council approved funding to replace the 3rd Avenue pumping station’s switchgear and motion control, part of a multi-million-dollar upgrade.mlive.com
Workshop to inform master plan update draft
CITY OF GROSSE POINTE — While their parents got to work sharing ideas for the future of the City during its master plan update public engagement session last Saturday, the youngest residents explored Box City: a special planning activity where kids used building blocks to place their own structures on a large map of the city. With approximately 160 survey […]grossepointenews.com
Saginaw mayor at 2022 State of the City address: ‘It’s a new season’
SAGINAW, MI — The impacts of COVID-19 on Saginaw’s municipal government continues to present challenges, but the city’s financial condition remains stable, Saginaw Mayor Brenda Moore said. During the mayor’s annual State of the City address — streamed online for a second consecutive year — Moore outlined the obstacles Saginaw hurdled in 2021 while projecting a sense of optimism for the upcoming year.mlive.com
Saginaw leaders to deliver State of the County, State of the City addresses online
SAGINAW, MI — Saginaw’s annual State of the County and State of the City addresses will be presented virtually Thursday, Feb. 3, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.Saginaw Mayor Brenda Moore will deliver the city address while Saginaw County Board of Commissioners Chairperson Carl Ruth will present the countywide perspective. Interested participants can click here to register over Zoom, using a link provided on the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce website. The event also will be streamed live on the Chamber of Commerce Facebook page. RELATED:Advisory panel for Saginaw’s $52M stimulus appointed in meeting featuring objections, outburstSaginaw mayor endorses 15 people to guide city’s $52M stimulus spending. Saginaw County scrambles to maintain medical examination services; ousted contractor suesmlive.com
Want to run for mayor of Flint? You’ll need 600 signatures and this information
FLINT, MI -- City residents who want to run for mayor of Flint can start the process effective immediately. Nominating petitions for this year’s mayoral election are available in the city Clerk’s Office and can be picked up from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, according to a news release from the city. The Clerk’s Office is located inside City Hall, 1101 S. Saginaw St., in downtown Flint. The city’s revised charter, which went into effect Jan. 1, 2018, says nominating petition for candidates must be signed by at least 600 registered Flint voters for candidates to secure a spot on the ballot. More information is available from the Clerk’s Office at 810-766-7413.mlive.com
Ann Arbor invites residents to learn how to electrify homes and kick fossil fuels
ANN ARBOR, MI — The city of Ann Arbor is relaunching its annual sustainability forum series, starting with showing residents how to electrify their homes. “Everyday Electrification: A Pathway to Kicking Fossil Fuels in Your Home” is the title of the virtual forum scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26.mlive.com
Kalamazoo City Commission sets schedule for 2022 meetings
KALAMAZOO, MI — The city of Kalamazoo has approved its 2022 meeting schedule, as it returns to in-person meetings in the new year. The city commission will head back to Kalamazoo City Hall for its first in-person meeting in nearly two years starting Jan. 3. The Kalamazoo City Commission met virtually during the pandemic, beginning in March 2020, as commissioners expressed a desire to keep people safe from the virus. Related: Kalamazoo City Commission sets public hearing for proposed $245M budgetThe city commission will hold 24 meetings in 2022. Each meeting date has a Committee of the Whole meeting set for 5 p.m., followed by the regular business meeting of the city commission at 7 p.m.mlive.com
Ann Arbor asks owners of tall buildings to turn off lights to help migrating birds
ANN ARBOR – During the spring and fall migrations, more than 250 birds migrate at night over Michigan. Brightly-lit tall buildings disorient the birds and some will circle these buildings until their either die from colliding with the structure or from exhaustion. According to scientists, hundreds of millions of birds die annually as a result of these encounters with tall buildings. AdProperty owners of tall buildings as well as residents or office workers are encouraged to turn off their lights or close their shades after 11 p.m. during Safe Passages Great Lakes Days. Those who work in tall buildings at night are also encouraged to use desk lamps or other dim lights to minimize perimeter lighting at night.
Detroit Mayor Duggan discusses equity, new COVID vaccination site in State of the City address
DETROIT – Mayor Mike Duggan spent the first half of his annual State of the City address laying out the steps that have been taken to make sure Detroiters share in economic advancement. The other half of the address was about COVID-19 vaccine expansion. A new vaccination clinic will be opening this month at the Northwest Activities Center, which will have the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Duggan was in hot water last week after he turned down 6,200 doses of the vaccine, suggesting it was not the best. Detroit rallied when the mayor and his team, early in the pandemic, called on the city to take all precautions to flatten the curve.
Police arrest 2 men who stole bricks while posing as demolition workers
DETROIT – On Friday, police arrested two people for stripping bricks from a city owned building in the 4000 block of Whitney in Detroit. According to Detroit police, on Friday neighbors in the area voiced concern about two men who were pulling down scrap bricks from an abandoned building and contacted the Detroit Land Bank. When police arrived to the area they witnessed the men piling the bricks on four wooden pallets. Police approached and spoke with the men who claimed they were demolition workers and authorized to be there. The men were both arrested while already on probation for the same crime.
Sterling Heights police officer resigns after controversial Facebook post
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – On Monday, the Sterling Heights Police Department issued an update into its investigation of a disturbing image posted to the private Facebook page of a police officer. The department issued the following statement in response adding that no further information would be provided at this time. “During the course of the Police Department’s internal investigation, and prior to disciplinary action, the police officer in question resigned. This incident further shows the City’s commitment to making sure each and every resident, business owner, and visitor feels welcome and safe in Sterling Heights. This objective is integral to realizing the City’s vision for Sterling Heights as a community that is vibrant, inclusive, and distinctive,” said Lt. Mario Bastianelli of the Sterling Heights Police Department in the statement.
Detroit man helps neighbors clear driveways, sidewalks of snow
DETROIT – With several inches of snow covering all of Detroit, it’s usually the inner city homes where the winter storm aftermath remains. With six to nine inches on the ground Detroit’s latest winter storm has caused a lot of frustration. That same stress is shared by not only Detroit residents behind the wheel, but also others who may be snowed in with at least half a foot in the driveway or on the sidewalk. Detroit police officers helped seniors clear snow from their driveways Tuesday. Details: Detroit officers help seniors shovel snow after winter stormMore additional snow is possible this week after Tuesday night’s heavy snowfall.
Detroit to expand COVID vaccinations three-fold
DETROIT – City officials said Detroit is ready to ramp up its vaccination process. According to Mayor Mike Duggan, COVID vaccinations are going to increase three-fold as vaccines are made available to all Detroit residents 65 and older. READ: Michigan COVID-19 vaccinations: How to find appointments, info on phasesThe city expects it will go from vaccinating 5,000 people a week to 15,000 each week. Duggan leaned hard on the federal government to ship the vaccine directly to the Detroit Health Department. He was in charge of the Detroit Medical Center when drive-thru vaccinations were set up during the H1N1 outbreak in 2009.
Watch and admire: Man City goes top of EPL after 5-0 win
West Bromwich Albion players react after Manchester City's Joao Cancelo scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at the Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, England, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. City was on course to match its biggest league win of the season and, on the evidence of this game and the last couple of months, Pep Guardiola's team is going to be hard to stop. City became the ninth side to finish a day in first place this season, the most within a single top-flight campaign since 1986-87. “But this time I want to dedicate the win and my two goals to my wife. Arsenal came from behind to win for the first time in a Premier League game this season, having trailed after three minutes.
City of Ann Arbor to hire new chief financial officer
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Have experience with financial leadership and looking for a new job? The City of Ann Arbor is looking to hire a new Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to the City Administrator, the new CFO will be responsible for overseeing the Financial and Administrative Services Area for the City, which provides services through different offices and departments, according to the job ad. Additional duties of the CFO include being the primary financial advisor to the Ann Arbor City Council, leading a staff of around 35 employees, capital planning, rating agency relationships and develop the citywide $450 million budget. To learn more about the job or to apply, click here.
Royal Oak swears in first Black city commissioner
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Monica Hunt was sworn in Monday night as the first Black city commissioner in Royal Oak. Hunt was chosen from more than 30 applicants to fill the vacancy left by Randy LeVasseur, who resigned in November. Hunt’s term expires in November. From the city: Meet Royal Oak’s Newest Member of the City Commission Monica HuntRelated: Royal Oak city commissioner Kim Gibbs dies following car crash
Chelsea beaten by Everton; Manchester derby stalemate
(Tim Keeton/Pool via AP)MANCHESTER – The People's Club welcomed back its fans and Chelsea felt the full force. It means third-place Chelsea can be overtaken — if Leicester beats Brighton on Sunday — and front-runners Tottenham and Liverpool can pull further away at the top of the Premier League. “The impact was really strong — we were really pleased," Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti said. There was no atmosphere, no intensity and no goals as Manchester United and Manchester City drew 0-0 in the 183rd derby. The rivals are both unusually low in the Premier League, too.
Northville High School complies with new precautions, switches to remote learning
NORTHVILLE, Mich. – Officials with Northville Public Schools announced Northville High School would switch to remote learning Wednesday in compliance with the new precautions put in place due to COVID-19. In a letter to parents, the district said Northville High School will switch to full virtual instruction Wednesday and all sports and clubs that include in-person gatherings are suspended during this time. Nov. 15: Wayne County COVID-19 data: Tracking cases, deaths; City-by-city breakdownNorthville High School will remain online-only until at least Dec. 8. Michigan high school sports now suspended under new state COVID orderThe Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) has suspended its fall tournaments in response to a new public health order issued by state health officials on Sunday. This includes the suspension girls volleyball, girls swimming and diving, and football tournaments, and all winter practices and competitions scheduled to begin over the next three weeks.
Gibraltar School District switches to online learning for at least 3 weeks
GIBRALTAR, Mich. – Gibraltar School District is moving to a remote learning environment. The school district said that due to rising COVID-19 cases, all schools and programs will move to a virtual environment. Nov. 15: Wayne County COVID-19 data: Tracking cases, deaths; City-by-city breakdownIn a letter to parents and families, the district said all district classrooms will move to remote learning, beginning on Monday for Carlson High School and Tuesday for Shumate Middle School and the four district elementary schools. All district schools are expected to return to in-person learning beginning on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. Michigan high school sports now suspended under new state COVID orderThe Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) has suspended its fall tournaments in response to a new public health order issued by state health officials on Sunday.
Sam Mewis scores to help Man City retain Women's FA Cup
Manchester City's Sam Mewis celebrates after scoring her side's first goal during the Women's FA Cup final soccer match between Everton and Manchester City at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. (Adam Davy/Pool via AP)LONDON – Just when it really mattered, the routine Sam Mewis worked on at Manchester City with teammate Alex Greenwood in the days before the FA Cup final finally came off. “There are girls who played in the FA Cup last year to get us to this point." This was City’s third Women’s FA Cup triumph in four seasons — a winning streak that began with another American, Carli Lloyd, netting in the 2017 victory over Birmingham. Mewis wasn’t the first American to score in a pandemic-delayed FA Cup final at Wembley in 2020.
Michigan General Election Results for St. Clair (City) on Nov. 3, 2020
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Michigan General Election Results for Monroe (City) on Nov. 3, 2020
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Deal reached to fix Detroit Riverfront where dock collapse spilled contaminated soil into river
DETROIT – A deal has been reached to fix the Detroit Riverfront where a dock collapsed, spilling contaminated soil into the river. On Monday, Revere Dock signed an administrative consent agreement with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. As part of the deal, the restoration work at the site is expected to be done by July 2021. In May, this litigation produced an agreement, requiring Revere Dock, LLC to obtain permits from EGLE and the US Army Corp of Engineers for a dock restoration. In May, this litigation produced an agreement, requiring Revere Dock, LLC to obtain permits from EGLE and the US Army Corp of Engineers for a dock restoration.
City of Ann Arbor begins conducting fall fire hydrant maintenance
ANN ARBOR – The city of Ann Arbor began its annual fall fire hydrant maintenance on Monday. The weather is getting cooler and with dipping temperatures, fire hydrants must be inspected and maintained in order to eliminate the risk of frozen systems. Are you a homeowner and have a fire hydrant adjacent to your property? To learn more about the hydrant flushing process, visit the city’s website. ✉ Like what you’re reading?