A Year Later, Melching Comes Back To Commission With New Demolition Plan

Melching plus Atlanta-based Trinity Industrial Services are asking to demolish the 10-story power plant on Sunday, October 27, and then move on to the two remaining smokestacks at a later undetermined date.

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Ahead of August Primary, Crowded At-Large City Commission Field Makes Cases At Neighborhood Forum

Incumbent Lea Markowski has held the seat for one year since it became vacant when Steve Gawron became the mayor last summer. The other seat is vacant, as Sue Weirengo declined to run again.

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Muskegon Mayoral Candidates Make Their Cases At Neighborhood Association Forum

Wednesday’s event, put on by the Neighborhood Associations of Muskegon, will be followed up by a second “meet the candidates” style event on July 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Muskegon Community College.

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Muskegon Commission’s 2013 Priorities Emphasize Law Enforcement, New City Manager, Working With Other Governments

Read on to see all goals and analysis.

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Muskegon City Commission Sets 2012 Goals, Including Neighborhood, Sappi, Pere Marquette Revitalization

City commissioners agreed upon Sappi site redevelopment, neighborhood revitalization, downtown zoning changes and cooperative service agreements as their top priorities. Employment diversity and L.C. Walker arena support were tied for 5th/6th place, while Pere Marquette enhancements and a downtown casino were tied for 7th/8th place.

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Sappi Smokestack, Bleaching Plant Demolition Approved By City Commission, Planned For Morning Of Sunday, January 29

The demolition is scheduled for Sunday, January 29 between 9 and 10 a.m., a time selected because traffic on nearby roads, including the major Lakeshore Drive thoroughfare will be minimal. A “soft” road closure would take place at 30 minutes before the scheduled demolition. A “hard” road closure will happen 15 minutes before.

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