Muskegon Heights Police Officer Commended By U.S. Department of Justice

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives of the Department of Justice delivered a letter to Muskegon Heights Police Chief Lynn Gill recognizing Heights officer James Goins for apprehending Solomon Fox on June 7, 2011.

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City of Muskegon Heights Passes 2012 Budget, Seeing No Layoffs or Service Cuts

From budget documents, the city anticipates $6,109,828 in revenues and $5,975,597 in expenditures in 2012. This leaves a $134,231 operating fund balance. Under the umbrella of Public Safety, the city’s police and fire departments have a budget of 2,813,084, which includes grants received by both departments and is roughly 47% of the city’s total expenditures.

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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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After Third Quarter of 2011, Muskegon Heights Appears To Be Under Budget

Budget-to-actual expense documents obtained this week from the city indicate that three quarters of the way through the city’s fiscal year, the city’s expenses are only at approximately 66.3% of the year’s budget, below the expected 75% benchmark.

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