Government

Scottville police chief fires back at critical commissioner.

July 21, 2015

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — Scottville Police Chief Don Riley fired back at Commissioner Ed Hahn’s recent criticism of Scottville Police Department during his report to the city commission Monday afternoon. At the July 6 meeting of the commission, Hahn supported a motion to disband the police department, which has an annual budget of around $150,000 and employs two…

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Scottville considers condemning two houses.

July 21, 2015
Scottville considers condemning two houses.

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — The City of Scottville is taking more steps to reduce the blight in town by considering taking steps to condemn to blighted homes. The city has identified the houses at 206 N. Columbia Street and 127 W. Broadway Avenue as being in need of condemnation. They are listed as the top 2 most blighted…

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Scottville approves millage, second time around.

May 11, 2015

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — City Commission approved the 2015-2016 city budget Monday during a special meeting. The meeting was called because commissioners found discrepancies in the budget during the commissions regular meeting last Monday. Among those discrepancies was an approximate $12,000 error under the line item of “city hall.” City Manager Amy Williams said the error was due…

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Genson, Pasco appointed to Scottville commission; Johnson to become mayor pro-tem

April 20, 2015
Genson, Pasco appointed to Scottville commission; Johnson to become mayor pro-tem

SCOTTVILLE — Ann Genson and Don Pasco will become the newest members of the Scottville City Commission, while Commissioner-at-Large David Johnson will become the mayor pro-tem. Genson will serve as second ward commissioner while Pasco will serve as commissioner-at-large. The second ward position became available following the death of Bonnie Pfefferle while the at-large position became available after the resignation of Jim…

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Two interested in Scottville commission openings.

April 20, 2015
Two interested in Scottville commission openings.

SCOTTVILLE — Two people have shown an interest in being appointed to the two open city commission seats. Ann Genson has asked to be considered for the second ward commission seat while Don Pasco has asked to be considered for the at-large position. The second ward position became available following the death of Bonnie Pfefferle while the at-large position became available…

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