Stopgap Senior Transit Measure Does Not Pass, Funding to End This Month

After the down vote, the city commission voted 4-1 to send out a request for proposals for private companies to provide a comparable service to city residents after the current city program funding expires. Commissioner Willie German voted against this measure.

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Muskegon Heights Community Forum Talks About Jail, Emergency Manager, Millage Renewal, Features Benton Harbor Councilman

Discussion of the referendum and PA-4 swayed hard to one side – against the proposal. This was primarily due to a presentation by Benton Harbor city councilman Marcus Mohammed, a strong opponent of the law.

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State Representative Urges Muskegon Heights Residents To Renew School Millage

Marcia Hovey-Wright stated that the state would be looking to recoup its funds any way it could, and it would turn to the city’s taxpayers for the money if the district could not provide them

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Coverage of NAACP Candidate Forum For Muskegon County, Other Races

The contests that received the greatest candidate attendance and debate were 14th circuit court judge, county clerk and the county commission seat for district 6. Sheriff and prosecutor contests each had a pair of candidates in attendance.

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With Downtown Campus Among Plans, Muskegon Community College Makes Case For Millage At Town Hall Meeting

Feedback will strongly affect the board’s final decision at placement on the ballot. Community opinion surveys will be mailed out to members of the public as well this spring. Further community forums would be held in the spring, with the college planning to use that feedback to decide whether or not to place the measure on the November ballot.

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