Saint Joseph city commission

6:45 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Saint Joseph Considers How to Pay for Beach Water Testing

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Beaches are closed to swimmers if E.coli levels are found to be too high
ST. JOSEPH - As funding dries up for beach water testing, St. Joseph officials are considering paying for their own monitoring at Lions and Tiscornia beaches. City Manager Richard Lewis reported to commissioners Tuesday that the Berrien County Health Department will not have the money this year to test for bacteria, mostly E.coli, at the two beaches maintained by the city.
6:30 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Saint Joseph City Commission votes to restrict short-term vacation rentals

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Decision is counter to planning commission's recommendation to leave current ordinance in place
ST. JOSEPH - Heeding complaints about noise, traffic and other nuisances, St. Joseph city commissioners on Monday moved to restrict, and eventually eliminate, short-term vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods.
6:20 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Saint Joseph City Commissioners approve contract for new manager

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Former City Manager of Traverse City Richard Lewis will begin work in Saint Joseph July first.
ST. JOSEPH - The St. Joseph City Commission on Monday approved a tentative contract for Richard Lewis, the next city manager, that will pay him $125,000 a year.
7:21 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Saint Joseph City Commissioners question proposal to move docks

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Move has been proposed to provide more space for commercial shipping
ST. JOSEPH - St. Joseph city commissioners are not on board with a Berrien County proposal to seek a $10 million grant for relocating commercial docks along the St. Joseph River.
6:26 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Former Traverse City Manager picked to lead Saint Joseph

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Richard Lewis has 34 years experience working in government
ST. JOSEPH - City commissioners unanimously went with the candidate with the most experience in tapping Richard Lewis, former manager of Traverse City, to be the next St. Joseph city manager.