Benton Harbor City Commission

6:19 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Commissioners Walk out of Benton Harbor Commission Meeting During Mayor's Comments

Mayor James Hightower says he admonished commissioners for interrupting city manager during August 4th meeting
BENTON HARBOR - A short Benton Harbor City Commission meeting with no agenda items ended with a flurry Monday. During Benton Harbor Mayor James Hightower's closing comments, two audience members were escorted out by city officials for being disruptive and three city commissioners then walked out.
6:15 am
Tue August 5, 2014

Benton Harbor Could Reduce Number of Commissioners in November

Voters rejected similar proposal in 2011
BENTON HARBOR - Benton Harbor voters may have a second chance to reduce the number of city commissioners from nine to five by changing the city's charter.
7:15 am
Tue July 22, 2014

New Member Picked for Benton Harbor City Commission

Vacancy was created when commissioner David Shaw was found guilty of resisting and obstructing police
BENTON HARBOR - Mary Donald was chosen Monday as the newest Benton Harbor city commissioner by a 6-2 vote. Donald said she has followed city politics for quite some time and is glad to have the opportunity to be a voice for the citizens.
6:12 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Benton Harbor faces deadline for dealing with debt

State deadline is Wednesday for city to devise plan for dealing with $2.3-million shortfall
BENTON HARBOR - Benton Harbor has a lot of debt, but the city's leaders can't agree what to do about it. The city owes $1.3 million in general fund debt, with the largest amount owed to the Berrien County Treasurer's Office - $461,260.
7:03 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Two candidates still considered for Benton Harbor City Manager

Some commissioners want to start search again
BENTON HARBOR - No one is certain what will happen next now that the Benton Harbor City Commission has interviewed the two finalists for the city manager's position. No formal action was taken after the interviews Monday.