Local Government

"MARSHALL – The Calhoun County Road Department will purchase eight new trucks for winter plowing. County commissioners unanimously approved the $1,829,487 purchase during their regular meeting Thursday." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"KALAMAZOO, MI — The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners hopes to have a job offer for a new administrator by late November or early December, board chairman John Taylor said." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI — Kalamazoo County homeowners who refuse to remove brick and stone mailboxes that encroach in the right-of-way could face bills of up to $900 if the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County removes their mailboxes instead." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"The Kalamazoo City Commission may have agreed to sell Eastern Hills Golf Course, but it doesn't appear the course will be shutting down any time soon. JTM Management agreed to buy the 27-hole course for $2.19 million with plans to redevelop the 230-acre property into commercial and residential properties." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"BANGOR - The Bangor City Council plans to provide renovated quarters for the police department, but by week's end the city won't have a chief to supervise it" (Saint Joseph Benton Harbor Herald-Palladium)

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