Muskegon City Commission Approves Reorganization of Wards and Precincts; Changes To Take Effect After February Primaries

City Clerk Ann Marie Cummings noted at Tuesday’s meeting that the new plan reduces “split” precincts, where a border between two of the city’s four wards runs right down the middle of a precinct. Reorganizing precincts will also give each city commissioner a nearly equal-sized ward to represent.

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Muskegon Heights Moves Three Voting Precincts

Aside from decisions pending from the school district about winterizing its Glendale, Roosevelt and Lindberg buildings, city clerk Sharon Gibbs noted that census figures due to arrive in August may reorganize precincts further. Until then, the City Clerk’s office chose to go to the city council for the temporary move.

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