Benton Harbor Emergency Financial Manager

7:49 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Audit Shows Benton Harbor Budget in the Black

Surplus allowed city to pay off deficit from beginning of fiscal year
BENTON HARBOR - The city of Benton Harbor officially has no deficit and is on the road to recovery. That was the message given Monday by Stephen Blann, an auditor with Rehmann Robson in Grand Rapids, on the city's audit for the fiscal year that ended June 30.
8:14 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Governor Snyder Confirms Financial Emergency for Highland Park

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

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

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

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.