Muskegon County Not Planning To Raise Taxes In 2013 Budget

The budget counts a full reception of EVIP dollars, which the state offers as an incentive to municipalities who comply with three specific conditions: transparency, submitting a consolidation collaboration plan, and compliance with Public Act 152, which deals with health insurance.

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Muskegon Senior Transit To Continue Through End of 2012; Millage Vote To Decide Long Term Future

“It’s important for people who want to maintain this program, here’s your chance to get your friends and family to show up in November,” said commissioner Larry Spataro

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Next Year’s Muskegon Public Schools Budget Cuts to Hit Band, Food Service, Craig School

Next year’s budget will also not include costs for operating Craig School, as the board voted on a separate agenda item to close the building starting with the 2012-2013 school year and relocate its students to the MCEC building.

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Muskegon School Board Meeting Fervor Focuses Primarily On Lansing

With a $5.7 million deficit projected for next school year, Superintendent Jon Felske’s bone to pick with Lansing has intensified, and board members, parents and staff present the meeting also echoed his sentiments.

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To Improve Deficit Elimination Plan, Muskegon Heights Board of Education Makes Cuts, Privatizes Positions, Transfers Some Services to MAISD

The board made decisions regarding some of the cuts in a closed session that happened in the early part of Monday’s meeting and lasted over one hour.

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Muskegon School Board Faces Close Vote, Tough Crowd on Rehiring of Administrator

With the decision to keep the building’s principal, Muskegon Community Education will lose 3 of its 8 teachers with the 2011-2012 budget cuts but will keep both of its administrators.

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Heights School Board Aiming for Unity on Budget Vote; Tables Vote Until Special Meeting Thursday

Andrew Trzaska | June 28, 2011 In order to get final questions answered as well as hoping for complete agreement,

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Muskegon’s School Board Passes Budget, Discussion Shifts To Keeping Enrollment Up

Over 125 people were present at Tuesday night’s meeting as the school board passed a budget with deep cuts across the board. When questions of possible enrollment drops were raised by the public, board treasurer Billie Bruce urged those who organized the large attendance to go door-to-door to keep students in Muskegon: “I’ll go with you.”

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Consumers Energy Removing Some Streetlights in Nims, Campbell Neighborhoods

In an agreement with the City of Muskegon, Consumers Energy will remove mid-block lights in the neighborhoods as long as the remaining lights still comply with certain criteria laid down by the city.

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Working Towards Next Year’s Budget, Muskegon Heights Public Schools Deliberates Tough Choices

Bryant described the conflicting requirements placed on the district: cut the positions and comply with the deficit reduction plan required by the state, or fill the positions to comply with state requirements concerning special ed staffing.

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