Government

Scottville budget calls for small pay increases

April 21, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.   SCOTTVILLE — City employees may be getting a small raise if the 2014/2015 budget is approved. A public hearing on the next fiscal year’s budget will be held this afternoon during the regular meeting of the city commission, which is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. City Manager Amy Williams reports that both revenues and expenditures are…

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Judge dismisses Rotta’s case against mayor, city councilors

April 2, 2014
Judge dismisses Rotta’s case against mayor, city councilors

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — A case against former Mayor John Henderson and six city councilors was dismissed today by 79th District Court Judge Pete Wadel. The case involved allegations by resident Tom Rotta that the defendants violated the Michigan Open Meetings Act during its May 20, 2013 regular meeting. The defendants had filed a summary of disposition, which…

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Ludington Fire Department runs increased in 2013

March 24, 2014
Ludington Fire Department runs increased in 2013

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Ludington Fire Department responded to 262 calls in 2013, an increase from 253 in 2012 but a decrease to 277 in 2012. Fire Chief Jerry Funk presented the department’s annual report during the regular meeting of the city council Monday night. The majority of the department’s calls, 86, were medical calls, which accounted for…

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Ludington to consider Brill tax abatement

March 24, 2014

UPDATED at 6:53 p.m.: The request passed unanimously by city council. LUDINGTON — A public hearing will be held tonight to hear input on a request from Brill Company for a tax abatement. The hearing will take place during the regular city council meeting, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Brill has purchased a new panel saw and a new edge…

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Ludington will ask DNR for help with west avenue project

March 10, 2014
Ludington will ask DNR for help with west avenue project

LUDINGTON — The city will be asking the state of Michigan to help out with a proposed project to reconstruct the west end of Ludington Avenue and Stearns Beach. City Council approved a request to apply for $300,000 with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund during its regular meeting Monday night. Action by council was taken following a…

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Amelia Peterson, 92
Betty Lundquist, 93
Ardith Brown, 89
Thomas Landry, 79

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