local government

6:46 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Alamo Township board meeting gets heated

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No action taken and no comment from Alamo Township Board of Supervisor Lou Conti
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
ALAMO TOWNSHIP, MI Multiple Alamo Township resident expressed outrage at a special meeting Thursday to discuss a lewd conduct complaint against supervisor Lou Conti, with some even calling for his immediate resignation. The board spent more than an hour in closed session discussing the complaint with the township attorney, John Lohrstorfer, before re-opening the meeting for discussion and public comment.
12:37 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Alamo Township supervisor faces possible recall

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Lou Conti denies allegations of lewd conduct, has retained attorney to pursue lawsuit
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
ALAMO TOWNSHIP, MI - Alamo Township Supervisor Lou Conti faces a possible recall after a resident claimed he exhibited lewd conduct toward her after a township board meeting, a claim Conti denies. Conti said he has retained an attorney to pursue a lawsuit against his accuser.
8:56 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Ottawa County officials predict property tax rates will hold, revenue increase

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It's first year since 2009 Ottawa County is in the black with operating tax revenue
Ottawa County seal Tax revenue will increase next year, according to Ottawa County predictions. The county's property tax levy will remain the same next year, but total property tax revenue could go up by 3 percent or more, officials said. Much of that can be attributed to a manufacturing resurgence.
4:38 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

More fire department consolidation considered in Berrien County

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Further proposals still at "discussion stage"
RIVERSIDE - Another fire department consolidation may be in the works for northern Berrien County.
6:55 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Assistant Battle Creek city manager picked as new Kalamazoo City Manager

Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo
Credit WMUK

Interview with Emily Monacelli

Kalamazoo City Commissioners have unanimously voted to offer the city manager's job to Assistant Battle Creek City Manager Jim Ritsema. 

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