Muskegon Superintendent Provides Deficit Update, Shares Service Consolidation Idea From State

Muskegon Public Schools Superintendent Jon Felske provided an update on the district’s deficit elimination plan at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting.

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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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Muskegon County Commissioner Jager Voices Support for Heights on Water Consolidation

Jager said good prior performance, the need for competing water systems to keep prices down, and even questionable financial strength of any one city or the county as reasons for keeping the Heights plant under Heights control.

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After City of Muskegon Presents Water Consolidation Plan, Muskegon Heights Considers Counter-Proposal

As a component of the plan, Muskegon Heights’ plant would give up control of the operation of the plant. In return, Muskegon would pay the Muskegon Heights $1.2 million per year for 5 years, paying a total of $6 million to take full operational control of the plant. Muskegon Heights, however, would retain ownership of the plant itself and the waterfront land it sits on.

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