local government

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

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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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.