jim ritsema http://wmuk.org en Kalamazoo Retirement Task Force Holds First Meeting http://wmuk.org/post/kalamazoo-retirement-task-force-holds-first-meeting <p></p><p>A Kalamazoo city task force plans to take on the question of how to handle the city’s unfunded retiree benefits.</p><p>The group includes more than a dozen people – retirees and current employees as well as city officials. They held their first meeting at Mount Zion Baptist Church last night, where they agreed on a structure for ten scheduled meetings to come.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 23:46:24 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 12450 at http://wmuk.org Kalamazoo Retirement Task Force Holds First Meeting Battle Creek City Manager Resigns, Questions Remain http://wmuk.org/post/battle-creek-city-manager-resigns-questions-remain <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20140205/NEWS01/302050010/Amid-philosophy-differences-Tsuchiyama-steps-down">Battle Creek Enquirer</a> reporter Jennifer Bowman says City Manager Ken Tsuchiyama's resignation did not come as a surprise.</p><p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 14:22:02 +0000 Gordon Evans 12166 at http://wmuk.org Battle Creek City Manager Resigns, Questions Remain