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1:21 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Kalamazoo County Commissioners Vote to Change Retiree Benefits

The Kalamazoo County Commission voted on the retiree system changes at its Feb. 4 meeting.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Surprise and relief: several Kalamazoo County commissioners expressed those feelings Tuesday night after the commission unanimously approved changes to the county’s retiree benefit system.

The plan – a compromise worked out over several weeks of intense discussions – is meant to close a projected $63 million funding gap in the county’s eventual medical liability.

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8:46 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Kalamazoo County Administrator Peter Battani gets three year contract extension

Lead in text: 
Two commissioners wanted a two-year extension
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo County Administrator Peter Battani received a three-year contract extension Tuesday, but not before some county commissioners voiced that they would rather see a two-year deal. Battani's extension was approved by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners by a vote of 9 to 11, with commissioners Julie Rogers, D-Kalamazoo Township and Phil Stinchcomb, R-Portage, voting against the contract.
6:48 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Kalamazoo County Administrator gets mixed review from commission

Lead in text: 
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.