Kalamazoo City Commission http://wmuk.org en City Commissioners Propose Anti-Poverty Plan http://wmuk.org/post/city-commissioners-propose-anti-poverty-plan <p></p><p>Kalamazoo City Commissioners say community involvement would be&nbsp; key to the effectiveness of a proposed anti-poverty initiative.</p><p>Commissioners Don Cooney and Stephanie Moore introduced plans for a program called Kalamazoo United for Shared Prosperity or KUSP at a packed meeting at City Hall last night. Among other ideas, they suggested creating a task force to consider solutions and expanding local data collection after the example of Calhoun County’s Coordinating Council.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 03:06:04 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 13621 at http://wmuk.org City Commissioners Propose Anti-Poverty Plan Kalamazoo Gazette Reporter Looks at City's Early Retirement Program http://wmuk.org/post/kalamazoo-gazette-reporter-looks-citys-early-retirement-program <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Kalamazoo Gazette reporter Emily Monaceill&nbsp;examined the numbers after Kalamazoo's early retirement program wrapped up in January.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:12:19 +0000 Gordon Evans 13006 at http://wmuk.org Kalamazoo Gazette Reporter Looks at City's Early Retirement Program Kalamazoo City Commission Hears Utilitiy, HUD Proposals http://wmuk.org/post/kalamazoo-city-commission-hears-utilitiy-hud-proposals <p></p><p>Kalamazoo residents could see changes in the cost of water and sewer service this year. That’s if the city accepts a proposal a consulting group says would make its utility costs more sustainable over time.</p><p>The city commission heard the details of the plan, prepared by the Foster Group, Thursday evening. It would raise the city’s sewer utility revenue about two percent and water revenue by three percent.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 04:35:06 +0000 Sehvilla Mann 12253 at http://wmuk.org Kalamazoo City Commission Hears Utilitiy, HUD Proposals Election 2013: Kalamazoo City Commission http://wmuk.org/post/election-2013-kalamazoo-city-commission <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Voters in Kalamazoo will elect at least one new member to the city commission this November. Six incumbents and nine challengers are on the ballot.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 02:23:03 +0000 Gordon Evans 9920 at http://wmuk.org Election 2013: Kalamazoo City Commission Assistant Battle Creek city manager picked as new Kalamazoo City Manager http://wmuk.org/post/assistant-battle-creek-city-manager-picked-new-kalamazoo-city-manager <p></p><p></p><p>Kalamazoo City Commissioners have unanimously voted to offer the city manager's job to Assistant Battle Creek City Manager Jim Ritsema.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:55:18 +0000 Gordon Evans 9153 at http://wmuk.org Assistant Battle Creek city manager picked as new Kalamazoo City Manager