Recap: 2013 Muskegon County Election Results

Did the MCC millage pass? Who are Muskegon’s new commissioners? Read all of Tuesday’s results here.

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Muskegon Heights Council: It’s ‘Burton Drive’, not ‘Burton Bros. Drive’

In a split vote, city council members in Muskegon Heights rejected a request to rename a street that was only ceremonially renamed last month.

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After Letting Water Bills Slide, Muskegon Heights Asks School District to Pay Up

The city has let the district’s bills go unpaid longer than is typical. The district technically could have had its water turned off last year if the city had followed their usual shutoff schedule.

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Heights City Council Holds Off On County Jail Relocation Support Vote

Regardless of the estimations of cost, the resolution simply functions to put the review committee on notice that the City of Muskegon Heights is in support of the project.

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Heights Council: Keep Water Negotiations Going With Norton Shores, Not Fruitport

Councilwoman McGlothin argued that starting with Fruitport’s notice in April 2011 that it was exiting its water contract with Muskegon Heights, the township’s authority to negotiate a new deal alongside Norton Shores ceased to exist.

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Muskegon Heights Mayoral Candidate Forum: A Breakdown

The four candidates discussed topics of public safety, consolidation, image perception issues and communication between the city and other parts of the community, including Muskegon Heights Public Schools.

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A Side Effect of County Rate Increases, Muskegon Heights To Raise Sewer Rates

While the city bills its residents for sewer services, it must pay that money forward to the countywide wastewater system. When the county elected to increase rates for use of its wastewater system, cities and townships across the county must now consider finding a way to pay for it.

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