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7:11 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Comstock Township Supervisor Won't Face Recall

Lead in text: 
Business owners seeking recall did not collect enough signatures by deadline
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COMSTOCK, MI - Comstock Township Supervisor Ann Nieuwenhuis won't face a recall election after a group leading the effort to have her removed from office failed to collect enough signatures to send the issue to voters. Mike and Lisa White, Comstock Township business owners and authors of recall language against Nieuwenhuis, failed to collect 1,260 signatures by November 30.
3:10 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Comstock Township Supervisor Recall Moves Ahead

Lead in text: 
A court hearing on the recall effort could be held in a few weeks.
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - Petitions to recall Comstock Township Supervisor Ann Nieuwenhuis are currently being distributed, although the movement could be negated by an appeal hearing which has not yet been set.
1:28 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Comstock Township Supervisor Files Appeal Against Recall Petition

Lead in text: 
Ann Nieuwenhuis says petition contains language that is not factual
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - Comstock Township Supervisor Ann Nieuwenhuis filed an appeal Thursday against a petition to recall her approved by the Kalamazoo County Election Commission last week. The commission -- comprised of county Clerk Tim Snow, Circuit Court Judge Stephen Gorsalitz, and county Treasurer Mary Balkema -- approved a petition to recall Nieuwenhuis on April 14.
10:41 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Comstock Township Approves Enbridge Dredge Pad Location

Comstock Township planning commissioners listen during a presentation by Enbridge Energy officials at a meeting Feb. 17.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Enbridge Energy can go ahead with dredging operations at Morrow Lake this spring.

Last night the Comstock Township Planning Commission granted them a permit to dredge at the Benteler Automotive property between Michigan State Highway Ninety-Six and Interstate 94 near Thirty-Third Street. Enbridge is under order from the Environmental Protection Agency to remove oil that’s settled at the river bottom.

It’s part of the cleanup from the massive Enbridge pipeline spill near Marshall in 2010.

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1:53 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Enbridge could continue dredging through winter

Lead in text: 
Company and Comstock Township are in preliminary discussions
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - Enbridge may not be suspending its dredging operations on the Kalamazoo River until spring after all. Both an Enbridge spokesman and Comstock Township Supervisor Ann Nieuwenhuis confirmed Friday that the two sides are in preliminary discussions to allow the oil company to continue its dredging of Morrow Lake throughout the winter.