The tax would have been levied over nine years

Legislature could act on proposal or put it on state ballot

Detroit Congressman John Conyers says he expects Clyde Township in Allegan County to be among those removed from the oversight list. It wound up there in the 1970's because of a large, Spanish-speaking population.

Candidates have until 4 p.m. on August 13th to turn in petitions to get their names on the November ballot in the race for nine city commission seats.