Kalamazoo City Commission

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Farmers Market could soon expand along Bank Street if the Kalamazoo City Commission signs off on the purchase of an adjacent property later this month. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Members of a 21-person "blue ribbon" panel that will help address Kalamazoo's looming budget shortfall were announced Friday by city manager Jim Ritsema. The panel will be asked to research and recommend options for identifying a more stable revenue stream for the city at a time when spending is outpacing revenue. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Eastern Hills Golf Course could permanently close at the end of the year to make way for residential and commercial development if the Kalamazoo City Commission approves a $2.19 million sales agreement next month. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Three city-appointed employees are set to receive bonuses after the Kalamazoo City Commission approved the lump-sum payments Monday. Kalamazoo City Attorney Clyde Robinson, clerk Scott Borling and auditor Ann Veditch will each receive lump-sum bonuses equal to 1 percent of their annual base salary after the Kalamazoo City Commission signed off on the move Monday. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- A number of blighted homes across Kalamazoo are set to be demolished this year after the Kalamazoo City Commission accepted a state grant Monday to fund the work. City commissioners accepted a $181,500 Michigan State Housing Development Authority Neighborhood Stabilization grant to fund the removal of the blighted structures. (Kalamazoo Gazette)