March 22, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

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Parks, raises on tap in Solon

Solon Township Annual Meeting

An update on parks and $790 in salary increases are likely topics on Saturday’s agenda at the annual meeting of Solon Township residents. The meeting, set for 10 a.m. More...

Centerville talks hall upgrades

Centerville Township Annual Meeting

Planned improvements to the township hall and a priority list for road improvements are likely to be discussed Saturday at the annual meeting of Centerville Township residents. More...

Kasson leaders set budget

Continued support for the fire department and school safety were discussed Saturday during the Kasson Township annual meeting. More...

County grad recalls decision to enlist

Five branches and countless opportunities. The United States military offers high school graduates another direction to go after walking the stage. One Leelanau County graduate made that decision seven years ago at the age of 17. More...

Leelanau Twp. to talk sewer, EMS

Funding for sewer debt service and a 2 percent raise for the township clerk are among the likely topics of discussion Saturday at the Leelanau Township annual meeting. More...

Cleveland considers pay raises

Cleveland Township Annual Meeting

Cleveland Township voters in attendance at the township’s annual meeting on Saturday morning will be asked to consider giving 5 percent pay raises to their township supervisor and treasurer. More...

Bingham Twp. eyes grant opportunities

The Bingham Township Parks and Recreation Committee may update its Master Plan in the coming year to remain eligible for a variety of grant programs. More...

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JACKSON ARENS, a junior at Leland Public School, was recognized as the Outstanding Representative at the Michigan Youth in Government conference last weekend in Lansing. More...

Your guide to annual meetings

Six of the eight annual township meetings held in March in Leelanau County will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. The meetings continue a long tradition of early spring gatherings of residents who desire to participate in local government. More...

Park progress report due in Glen Arbor

Glen Arbor Township Annual Meeting

Salary increases totaling just over $2,000 proposed for Glen Arbor Township officials will be among issues discussed Saturday at the annual meeting of township residents. More...

Leland Twp. to talk sidewalks and sewer

Leland Township Annual Meeting

Capital improvements carried over to the next budget year will be among the topics discussed at the Leland Township annual meeting Saturday.  The Township Board has earmarked funds for several projects in its 2018-19 spending plan that will be p More...

5 questions to consider after saying no to college

What are you working toward?   It’s important for students to identify their career goals. As long as you have an idea where you’re going, you will be more likely to get there.  Could you do an apprenticeship?   More...

Elmwood sets meeting on grant request

Leelanau Township Annual Meeting

The Elmwood Township Board will hold a special meeting and public hearing next week to help The Great Lakes Discovery Center apply for a state grant that would pay for floating docks at Discovery Pier. More...

Bingham planners consider invasive ban in landscaping

Bingham Township will likely include a requirement in its zoning ordinance that invasive species cannot be included in landscaping plans for commercial properties in the future.  At its regular monthly meeting this month, the Bingham Township Pl More...

Empire V-C sets new meeting date

A meeting to consider removal of the village clerk from her position was adjourned this week in the Village of Empire.  The Village Council had called a special meeting Monday to consider removing clerk Traci Cruz, who was suspended last month b More...