Last night’s Shady Rest Committee public hearing was emotionally charged with various members of the community coming out to show support, ask questions and express concerns over Ted Hayden and Gregg Erickson’s proposal to utilize the county building for an addiction recovery facility.
Those speaking in favor of the “David’s Courage” program taking occupancy of the Shady Rest Home included County Health officials, recovered addicts and family members personally impacted by addiction, as well as people who wanted to see the historic structure utilized to help the community. Continue reading →
The Culver Town Council will hold a public hearing tonight to consider comments on the town’s proposed traffic ordinance.
The traffic ordinance designates a congested motor vehicle traffic and pedestrian area on Lakeshore Drive and signage will be placed between 508 Lakeshore east to 824 Lakeshore Drive. The ordinance also creates a no parking zone for 50 feet from the intersection on both sides of the street on Batabano and South Plymouth Street.
A public hearing was held over the proposed 2018 Budget at a Culver Town Council meeting on Wednesday. Council President Ginny Bess Munroe acknowledged that the council held a number of work sessions and departmental meetings over the budget. She handed things over to Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim who provided a basic synopsis of the budget to the public.
Heim said the proposed general fund is at $1,840,530 and the expected income is set at $1,815,437. She continued that with the proposed tax caps coming in at $29,135 that leaves a deficit of $54,228. She advised that she low-balled the income and the difference will not be as substantial. Continue reading →
The Marshall County Commissioners are taking input from the public this morning on the establishment of an Ordinance Violations Bureau. The commissioners are considering an ordinance creating the bureau and specifying which ordinances it would enforce. Continue reading →
The Culver Town Council will be accepting public input on a few different issues during tonight’s meeting. Hearings are scheduled on a park grant, an alley vacation, additional appropriations, and a Title VI plan. Continue reading →
The Town of Culver is preparing to make sure they’re in compliance with a section of the Civil Rights Act.
During Tuesday night’s Culver Town Council meeting, a draft Title VI plan was considered. That section of federal law outlines non-discrimination compliance. The federal government also links funding to matching provisions at the local level.
The City of Plymouth continues making some of the arrangements for its Community Crossings grant application. The state program provides matching funds for street projects. During its last meeting, the Plymouth Common Council decided to go for a million dollars in matching money, the maximum amount available from the program. Continue reading →
The Culver School Board will decide whether to approve changes to appropriations during its meeting this evening. Members of the public will also have the opportunity to comment on additional appropriations. Continue reading →