City of Muskegon Heights Interested In Buying Roosevelt, Lindbergh Schools

The resolution passed Monday would not finalize any purchase agreements. It would simply give the city manager support to pursue a purchase from the district, via emergency financial manager.

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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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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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City Council: Strand Building in Muskegon Heights Ready For Mural Painting

Other buildings the Muskegon Area Arts Council plans to paint at this time include the Tipsy Toad on W. Western Avenue, the Red Lotus Gallery near Hartshorn Marina, and Dreamers Blues Bar on Pine Street near the Kobza Hall of Justice.

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Youth NAACP Information Session Speaks To Youth As “Agents of Change”

Pastor Rodney L. Savage of Great Lakes Kingdom Ministry gave a keynote, describing the youth of Muskegon County as agents of change: “Your generation has the power to engage yourself and change whatever you desire… Revolutionaries change the world to what they want to live in.”

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Revived Muskegon County Youth NAACP Council To Meet April 30

The first meeting will be an informational session and will take place at Muskegon Heights City Hall in the council chambers at 6:30 p.m. on April 30. The council is open to all youth ages 13 to 17 living in Muskegon County.

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Will Boarding Up The Historic Strand Theater Reduce Interest From Possible Developers or Preserve The Property For Them?

“The Strand is older than the Frauenthal,” said councilwoman Patrice Johnson of the former Michigan Theater on Western Avenue in Muskegon, which is about 7 years younger than the Strand and received a renovation over a decade ago. “I think that’s a really big deal.”

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As New Members Sworn In, Heights Council Approves Police Internship Program, Names Sims Next Mayor Pro Tem

The changing of the guard on the Muskegon Heights City Council includes several changes in the coming weeks. Among them, the position of mayor pro tem will change. As the top recipient of votes in this year’s election, mayor pro tem will pass to councilwoman Sims from its current holder, councilman Watson, effective immediately for the next year. In one year, Patrice Johnson will take the reins, having received the second highest vote tally.

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Muskegon Heights City Council Candidate Forum: A Breakdown

Running for three Council seats, four candidates spoke about economic development, neighborhood involvement, transit in the city and the community’s connection to city hall. Their answers, as well as paraphrased versions of the questions (or groups of similar questions) can be found below.

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