Ludington City Council

Washington Avenue bridge construction approved

April 8, 2013
Washington Avenue bridge construction approved

LUDINGTON — The Ludington City Council approved an agreement with the Michigan Department of Transportation during its regular meeting Monday night. Construction work on building a new bridge is scheduled to begin in late May or early June. City Manager John Shay construction is expected to be completed sometime before the end of the year. MDOT’s Local Bridge Fund will…

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Downtown noise levels to be discussed Thursday

April 8, 2013

LUDINGTON — The City of Ludington Buildings and Licenses committee will meet Thursday at 3:30 p.m. to discuss downtown noise levels. The discussion stems from the request of some downtown merchants who complained the 90┬ádecibel sound level being proposed in the new outdoor dining ordinance is too loud. During the March 19 city council meeting Nate Petersen, owner of Backstage…

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Rotta appeals denial for police shooting reports

April 5, 2013
Rotta appeals denial for police shooting reports

LUDINGTON — Ludington resident Tom Rotta is appealing a denial by the Ludington Police Department for information regarding a police shooting that took place last summer. Rotta had requested, through the Michigan Freedom of Information Act, to inspect or receive copies of records in the case against Lowell Fetters. On June 26, 2012, Fetters allegedly shot Ludington Police Sgt. David…

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Ludington to consider yield signs near schools

April 5, 2013

LUDINGTON — Ludington City Council is expected to act on traffic control order’s issued by Police Chief Mark Barnett during its regular meeting Monday night at 6:30 p.m. The orders establish yield signs in or near crosswalks at locations near schools in the city limits. The signs are being established because traffic hazards to pedestrians exist. Those locations include: North…

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Washington Avenue bridge construction to begin later this spring

April 5, 2013

LUDINGTON — Construction work on building a new Washington Avenue bridge is scheduled to begin in late May or early June. The Michigan Department of Transportation’s Local Bridge Fund will pay for 95 percent of the estimated $2.2 million bridge re-build. The City of Ludington will cover the remaining 5 percent, or $111,000, from its Major Street Fund. The city…

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