In the midst of a long road of economic recovery, the path appears to be leveling out for the foreseeable future, revealing a stable city budget in Greenville. But with that stability comes tough choices, and entering 2017, that will likely include various rate increases, raises for city employees and the return of an assistant city manager.
With nearly all documentation submitted, the final steps are now being taken toward improving the face of this city’s historic downtown district. Greenville City Manager George Bosanic informed the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Tuesday that all six property owners applying for facade grant funding through the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) have submitted all necessary documentation.
The Crystal Township Board voted unanimously Wednesday evening for approval to offer a fitness class at the Crystal Community Center.
With the premise of a balanced calendar still in its infancy at Carson City-Crystal Area Schools, all ideas are being taken into consideration.
During Monday evening’s school board meeting, Superintendent Kevin Murphy provided an update on researching a balanced calendar for the district, which currently operates under a traditional calendar.
Committees can dissipate almost as quickly as they are formed, board members will come and go, and enthusiasm can reach ultimate highs as well as bottom out to nonexistence. Tim Bohen has spent more than 20 years as a member of the Crystal Township Downtown Development Association (DDA), and he has witnessed both ends of the spectrum, from failures to successes.
The Greenville Downtown Development Authority is one step closure to receiving facade grant funding for the downtown district.
Members of the Carson City-Crystal Board of Education approved a contract with Chartwells School Dining Services during Monday evening’s board of education meeting.
Looking to next year, the Greenville City Council outlined a list of items they would like to place more focus on. During Tuesday’s meeting, council members unanimously approved an Items for Accomplishment (IFA) list for fiscal year 2016-2017.
Once celebrated as one of the most innovative sections of the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail, time has finally caught up with the “boardwalk.”
At a quarter-mile in length, the stretch of trail that begins at Tower Park, wraps around Greenville Tool & Die, and concludes at M-91, is in need of cosmetic upgrades.
A sewer line leak into the city’s stormwater system, resulting in a chemical substance entering the Flat River, resulted in a temporary closing of S. Lafayette Street (M-91) Wednesday and Thursday.
Workers with the Greenville Public Services Department began work at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to investigate a sewer line that was leaking potassium permanganate, an inorganic chemical compound used to treat waste water, from Culligan Water Systems.