Local Government

"KALAMAZOO, MI — Members of a task force created to look into revenue options for the city of Kalamazoo will not recommend that the city considers an income tax to raise revenue." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell and Portage Mayor Peter Strazdas say the cities will continue looking for ways to cooperate, improve service and save money.


"It didn't take four hours this time. Commissioner Dave Walters was elected mayor again by his fellow city commissioners in a split vote Tuesday night. The Ward 5 representative regained the title after losing it a year ago to Commissioner Deb Owens in a lengthy meeting." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Battle Creek city commissioners will decide whether to move forward on revising their ethics code after using the ordinance for the first time earlier this year to hold a violations hearing." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

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When Kalamazoo voters head to the polls next week, the ballot will look a little different than it did two years ago. 


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