The moratorium was needed due to more changes being made to proposed ordinances that would modify standards for transitional housing uses and add standards for special accommodation uses have undergone various revisions. The South Lyon City Council approved a commercial tax abatement program, which provides financial incentives for business owners and developers for investment. Irene Miller was one of the , Polish Jews who escaped across the Nazi-Soviet frontier and will share her family's story of survival.
The 9th Annual Maison Wilkinson fundraiser raises scholarship money for Fowlerville soccer players in memory of Maison, who was tragically killed in a accident. The Brighton Board of Education approved two bonding resolutions at its meeting Monday night. The public comment period is now open for the weighted selection methodology proposed to identify the semifinalists. The road closure has been extended to mid-March while a developer completes storm-sewer work related to an adjacent development. The scams include websites selling fake products, and fabricated emails, texts and social media posts used to steal money and personal information.
The 29 couples will tie the knot as part of a large ceremony scheduled to start promptly at pm this Saturday in the tiny Putnam Township hamlet. A Pro-Second Amendment resolution passed the Michigan House this week, reinforcing the right to keep and bear arms.
Lee Ann Blazejewski of Howell is the fourth candidate seeking the vacant seat. The deadline to file for an appointment to fill the remainder of his current term was Wednesday. A Conceptual site plan for a development including what many Lyon Township residents felt were non-family friendly businesses was withdrawn by developer Todd Wyett.
Livingston County Sheriff Mike Murphy today issued a definitive statement refuting rumors that he might be joining the race to become a Republican candidate to face off against 8th District Democrat Elissa Slotkin in November. The VIP Reality Tour is a prevention-based experience for teens and their parents who have encountered drug and alcohol abuse, while offering information and resources for having the difficult conversations that arise around the topic.
The east and westbound on-ramps from M to US were closed to traffic between 9am and 4pm for emergency repairs after a hole was discovered in the bridge deck. Accused of alleged malfeasance by the Northfield Township Supervisor, Planning Commissioner Sam Iaquinto saw support from the remainder of the Board believing there was no conflict of interest in the timing of his disclosure of a purchase agreement with a marijuana establishment. In , The County's Board of Commissioners on Monday voted to approve a resolution affirming "their support of the Constitution of the United States The City of Brighton and the Villages of Pinckney and Fowlerville have declared a Snow Emergency as the forecast calls for 3 to 6 inches of snow to blanket the region starting later tonight and then through the day Wednesday.
On Saturday, the department responded to three fires in a three-hour span, followed by another blaze Monday afternoon in a two-story detached garage. Council wants a Postal Service representative to return in March to explain why a proposed site on Grand River was selected for a new facility. His trial has been adjourned more than half a dozen times, with yet another delay coming last week. Design submissions for the deer management cooperator patch are due by March 10th. Patch designs may be created in any medium and shape, with no more than five colors used.
Livingston County residents currently caring for an adult with memory loss are being encouraged to attend a free dinner and discussion event this week. A year-old Gregory man who authorities say was ejected from his off-road vehicle during the crash was not wearing a helmet or seat belt. The Howell Public Schools Board of Education recently gave final approval to Camp Highlander, which will mix academic and literacy skills with engaging activities and adventures.
The City of Howell and M. Hanna are continuing annual monitoring and sampling of the Lucy Road landfill site. The Amber Reineck House is dedicated to providing housing and treatment services for those seeking long term recovery.
The newfound civility at a town hall in East Lansing Friday held by Rep. Elissa Slotkin was a sharp contrast from the five raucous public gatherings during the House impeachment proceedings last fall.
Prom season is approaching and the pop-up boutique that allows local high school students to purchase affordable dresses will be held in March. Two basketball courts will be the newest addition at the park on the township hall property off Dorr Road - although one might be converted for a different use at a later date depending on public feedback.
Residents objecting to a unit luxury apartment complex proposed for the vacant Lindbom School site in Brighton brought their concerns to the City Council Thursday night. The Brighton City Council has tabled action on a future direction for the Principal Shopping District - which has been left without funding for downtown marketing projects since the previous assessment expired.
The Board of Trustees is offering the meeting as a question and answer period with residents. It is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend.
Final arguments are set for March 27th, after which 53rd District Court Judge Shauna Murphy will decide April 16th whether or not to send the case to trial in circuit court. According to court records, the charges are related to incidents that occurred last year in which the minors were forced to perform various sexual acts.
Some survey work is taking place for potential future sales of the Barnard building property and West Street. The Volunteer of the Year Awards will be presented to local individuals, business and youth organizations for their outstanding service to the community in leadership, compassion, and volunteerism. Padnos Iron and Metal, on Lucy Road in Howell, requested that an industrial shredder be kept outdoors, and not in an enclosed building as current standards require.
Livingston County, Clerk Betsy Hundley tells WHMI that as of Friday there have been 20, requests for an absentee ballot, compared to just over 13, in all of Pending final approval, the city of Brighton will participate in a multi-jurisdictional effort to improve Lee Road, which borders a portion of the city. The five candidates vying for the opportunity to challenge Democrat Elissa Slotkin for her seat in Congress participated in a forum and meet-and-greet in Genoa Township. An Urban Night Sky Place is an area near or surrounded by large urban environs whose planning and design actively promote an authentic nighttime experience in the midst of significant artificial light.
Witnesses from the U. Food and Drug Administration testified about contaminated steroids traced back to the New England Compounding Center, a Massachusetts drug compounding company which was partly owned by Barry Cadden, and where Glenn Chin worked as a pharmacist. He died February 7th from heart complications at his home in Montana. Republican State Representative Mike Mueller of Linden introduced House Bill that would increase funding for county and city road commissions. Fourth grade student Lucas Vetter received a special tribute in Lansing for his gifting of lifesaving CPR devices to three Livingston County fire departments.
At its Finance Committee meeting this morning, the board unanimously selected County Commissioner Carol Griffith to lead the board for the remainder of They also set up a process to fill the seat left vacant by the resignation of former Chair Don Parker. Dorsey is a Howell High School grad with deep roots in the community. Things didn't go well for newly appointed Tim Boal, who had three requested clarifications be interpreted against how he wished. Approved Tuesday by a Livingston County subcommittee, the resolution now moves to the full Board of Commissioners for a final vote on Monday, February 24th.
Absentee ballots are available in advance of the upcoming March 10th presidential primary in Michigan. The Michigan Court of Appeals remanded the lawsuit filed by former Hartland Consolidated Schools principal Tracey Sahouri back to circuit court for trial, but also a determination of sanctions after ruling she improperly withheld knowledge of cell phone recordings.
A third candidate has emerged to fill a vacancy on the Livingston County Board of Commissioners. The board approved an agreement with the Livingston County Road Commission to install crushed limestone on a portion of Herbst Road from the end of the pavement to Grand River. Students and staff from Howell Innovation Academy shared about the school's unique approach to educating the whole student and the positive results from it.
Glen Miller filed for the Democratic nomination for the County Commission District 5 seat in January but recently announced that he will apply for the vacancy created by the resignation of Commission Chairman Donald Parker.
Officials are considering a potential request for a Headlee Override of the municipality's current allocated millage, or a modest increase of their road millage. Padnos Iron and Metal, on Lucy Road in Howell, has requested that an industrial shredder be kept outdoors, and not in an enclosed building as current standards require.
The festival will take place July 25th at McHattie Park to celebrate diversity in a fun, family-centered and empowering atmosphere. The contract allows the City to recoup costs for things like hauling snow and emergency pothole repairs. The survey will officially close in two weeks and then the information will be compiled. Applications will be accepted through Monday, March 2nd and there are currently three openings.
Friends, family and community members celebrated Chief John Wright's many years of service at his retirement and farewell party Friday. Former County Commissioner Jay Drick says he will also seek an appointment to the seat vacated Thursday by the resignation of Donald Parker.
Most traffic crashes are the result of driver behavior, thus a safety and awareness campaign is continuing to educate the public about the difference. On Friday, two former NECC employees, Owen Finnegan and Steven Haynes, testified about rushed production, skipped tests and ignored sterility standards in when the facility started dealing with a mass of orders.
In a move that is a surprise to nobody, Livingston County Sheriff Mike Murphy today signaled his intention to seek another four year term this November. Director Mary Durst says the funding will be used to assist Veterans Services in moving to a larger location that will help better meet the needs of local veterans and their families, as well as provide better visibility and awareness to the community. A crowdfunding campaign has been launched for the Milford Skatepark and if successful - would complete a community dream decades in the making.
Commissioner Gary Childs says he believes the equipment to broadcast the meetings has been ordered, and that broadcasting will resume as soon as the vendor has installed it.
Four students from Pinckney High School won the Imagine Boldly competition and will be rewarded a grant to help build a crosswalk over Dexter-Pinckney Road at the high school. An annual fundraiser to help families keep the heat on during the cold winter months is returning to Livingston County this weekend.
Kurtis Heathcott was waiting in the pick-up lane while picking up his child from Three Fires Elementary School when he accidentally shot himself in the leg while adjusting his gun.
Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and a bipartisan group of clerks, including Livingston County's Elizabeth Hundley, are asking state legislature for an extra 15 days for preparing, approving, testing, and mailing ballots. Phil Weitlauf, President of the Memorial located in Lyon Township, says as time has gone on, he's become concerned of what would happen to the Memorial if he or his team could not continue managing it.
The Summit View development will feature 44 single family homes and 18 Brownstone-type condominiums. The Howell Public Schools District on Monday finalized a plan that will make the terms of all of its members increase from 4 to 6 years. Residents of a Northwest neighborhood in Brighton opposed to a unit luxury apartment development are organizing a petition drive to gather signatures of those who oppose the project.
A retirement and community farewell party is being held this Friday, celebrating the career of Chief John Wright. Contracts related to the recently-passed Brighton Area Schools bond issue have been approved as the school board begins in earnest to implement its provisions. The incident in question occurred Saturday when three students who are members of the Wayne Memorial wrestling team were being driven to a meet by their coach after a team bus had been canceled.
Parker is resigning because he is applying for the position of Livingston County Administrator, which was left vacant as a result of the passing of Ken Hinton in October. The resolution would declare Livingston County a sanctuary in protecting the Second Amendment. The measure has been adopted by numerous counties in Michigan in the wake of gun control bills proposed in Virginia.
If approved, the bond will be used to renovate, upgrade and construct school facilities, including safety and security improvements. While it will require a 1. The Howell City Council approved the signing of a restrictive covenant over the Diamond Chrome Plating property, which is part of a recommended remedial action plan between the company and state.
The year-old Hamburg Township resident was lodged at the Livingston County Jail pending charges from the Livingston County Prosecutor's Office for fleeing and elude, operating with the presence of marijuana and other counts.
A meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday to discuss neighborhood concerns regarding a proposal for a large apartment development at the old Lindbom School site in Brighton. The public has a few days left to nominate people and organizations whose efforts have made a major impact over the past year.
Bryan Busher is facing charges of retail fraud, organized retail crime, resisting and obstructing a police officer, and armed robbery.