Benton Harbor Emergency Financial Manager

8:14 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Governor Snyder Confirms Financial Emergency for Highland Park

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12 Michigan communities are in some stage of financial emergency. Benton Harbor will soon being transition back to local control
DETROIT, MI - Highland Park, a city located inside Detroit, is facing another financial emergency. Gov. Rick Snyder confirmed his finding that a financial emergency exists in Highland Park, which now has seven days to decide how it will proceed under state law.
6:17 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Benton Harbor City Commissioners want Community Development Director reinstated

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Emergency Manager Tony Saunders won't comment on personnel matter
BENTON HARBOR - The firing of Regina Sistrunk as Benton Harbor's community development director by Emergency Financial Manager Tony Saunders appears the last straw for several city commissioners.
9:37 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Emergency Manager says Benton Harbor will end fiscal year with surplus

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Emergency Manager Tony Saunders says he will discuss fiscal outlook and his report to Governor Rick Snyder at special meeting on Tuesday
BENTON HARBOR - The city of Benton Harbor will have a budget surplus by the end of the 2013-2014 fiscal year, says Emergency Manager Tony Saunders.
7:49 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Benton Harbor City Commissioners put expired millage on ballot

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The 10-mill tax expired when it was mistakenly left off the ballot in 2011.
BENTON HARBOR - Benton Harbor's emergency financial manager has ordered an expired millage be placed on the city's May ballot.
7:54 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Benton Harbor's new Emergency Manager gets support from City Commissioners

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Tony Saunders took over this month from former Emergency Manager Joseph Harris.
BENTON HARBOR - When Benton Harbor's old emergency financial manager arrived in town, there were protests.