Kalamazoo City Commission

7:15 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Kalamazoo Commission to Consider More Money for Adovacating Clean up of Allied Paper Landfill

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A proposal for the site is likely before the end of this year
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo City Commissioners will be asked tonight to allocate another $160,000 in the city's fight to clean up contaminated soil on the Allied Paper site in Kalamazoo's Edison neighborhood. The request would bring the city's allocation toward lobbying and advocacy for removal of the toxic soil up to $360,000.
6:33 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Kalamazoo Mayor Takes Job With Lansing Based Medical Company

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Bobby Hopewell says new company is supportive of his role as Kalamazoo Mayor
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo's mayor has accepted a job leading a Lansing-based medical organization. Bobby Hopewell, 50, will start as president and CEO of Mobile Health Resources on Monday, May 12. Mobile Health Resources provides specialty support services such as patient billing, employee engagement surveying, customer satisfaction surveying and group purchasing to health care organizations.
7:24 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Kalamazoo City Commission to Consider Water and Sewer Rate Increase Monday Night

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Kalamazoo water system supplies water to city and several surrounding townships
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo City Commissioners will vote tonight on ordinance amendments that would raise water and sewer rates for customers of Kalamazoo's system. City commissioners held first readings of the ordinance amendments at their April 21 meeting. Residents living in the city could see their combined water and sewer bills go up 5 percent.
7:13 am
Tue April 22, 2014

1% Raises Approved for Kalamazoo City Attorney, Clerk and Internal Auditor

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Commission appointees will also receive a lump-sum payment
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission on Monday unanimously approved 1 percent raises and 1.5 percent lump-sum payments for the city attorney, clerk and internal auditor. The city's non-employee union group last received a lump-sum payment of 0.5% in October 2012 and a 1 percent raise effective January 2013, but city commission appointees were not included.
7:09 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Kalamazoo Water, Wastewater Rates Could Rise by June

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Residents in the city could see rates go up 5%, customers outside the city would see a 4% increase
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Water and wastewater rates for Kalamazoo customers could rise by June. City commissioners held the first readings of two resolutions Monday that call for water and wastewater rates to go up.

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