Kalamazoo County

6:48 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Kalamazoo County Administrator gets mixed review from commission

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Four commissioners want to renew Administrator Peter Battani's contract for 12 to 18 months. Battani says he wants a "standard three-year contract"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Despite an increase from last year's evaluation, Kalamazoo County Administrator Peter Battani said he is "disappointed" with this year's review from the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners.
1:06 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Kalamazoo County workers to get first pay raise in four years

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County workers to get 1% raise, plus steps
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners had its first chance to review the 2014 budget Tuesday at its annual budget retreat. County administration is projecting an $83.2 million budget for 2014, about $400,000 more than the 2013 budget.
7:43 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Kalamazoo Airport director on leave

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Airport authority board met last week, but took no action other than saying it will follow attorney's advice
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The director of the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport is on leave following a harassment complaint from an employer. Thom Canny, corporate counsel for Kalamazoo County, said Monday that Cliff Moshoginis is currently on leave. However, Canny refused to say if the leave was paid or unpaid or provide a reason for the leave.
6:14 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Kalamazoo County Board approves settlement over death of inmate

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Estate of woman who died in 2011 in withdrawal from heroin to receive $1.75-million
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to approve two settlements stemming from recent lawsuits, one of which totaled $1.75 million. The $1.75 million settlement resolve a wrongful death dispute with the estate of Andrea Suzanne Armstead, who died at the Kalamazoo County Jail on Nov.
9:10 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Kalamazoo County Board commits $650,000 for new animal shelter

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County will also contribute $200,000 a year throughout 20 year lease
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The effort for Kalamazoo County and the Kalamazoo Humane Society to partner on a new animal care and resource center received new life today with a financial commitment from the county. The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a two-year memorandum of understanding designed to outline its financial commitment to finding a new animal shelter.

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