Calhoun County roads

6:00 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Pennfield Township Considers Options for Roads

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Township board is expected to meet next week and could vote on putting a millage proposal on the November ballot
Possibly expecting high emotions, Pennfield Township Supervisor Rob Behnke began the meeting with an attempt to ease some frustration. "I want you take a deep breath," he said Tuesday night to more than 60 people. "Relax. It's going to be OK." But few issues get county residents more riled up than the state of local roads.
9:53 am
Sun January 26, 2014

Calhoun County officials look for improvement on roads in 2014

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Calhoun and Jackson Counties entered into partnership to manage roads
After months of reining in finances and creating partnerships, the Calhoun County Road Department knows this: it's not looking for 2014 to be yet another year of chasing potholes. "I think we have accomplished a lot," said county Administrator Kelli Scott.
7:17 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Calhoun and Jackson Counties still working on partnership for roads

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The counties could vote on a formal contract for the partnership in June
Calhoun County has moved forward with forming a partnership with Jackson County officials to manage roads - but residents will have to sit tight until they see any of the benefits. "A lot of it will be behind the scenes," said Bob Griffis, the Calhoun County Road Department's interim managing director who still also works as director of operations at the Jackson County Department of Transportation.
6:27 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Calhoun and Jackson Counties discuss partnership on some road responsibilities

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Counties considering plan to share some staff and combining resources like sign shops
Officials in Jackson and Calhoun counties are talking about ways the two governments can share some road responsibilities. Discussions are only preliminary, but both sides said combining some aspects of their separate road departments could help save money while improving local roads.