Anyone who is struggling with a drug addiction or has a loved one who is struggling knows how impossible the situation can feel. Montcalm County’s fourth annual Recovery Symposium aims to encourage and inspire these people.
The Howard City Village Council is considering purchasing and demolishing a blighted house in the village.
The property is one of 53 parcels that went into foreclosure this year in Montcalm County due to delinquent taxes from 2013.
Four internal candidates will be asked back for second interviews for the job of Montcalm County controller-administrator. The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Monday to re-interview Commission on Aging Director Robert Clingenpeel, accountant Brenda Taeter and Chief Deputy Register of Deeds Catrina Woodruff.
The Howard City Village Council went into closed session for 34 minutes tonight to discuss a DPW employee issue.
Closing county parks, closing MSU Extension one day per week, increasing document fees for residents, sending dead animals to a landfill … These were some of the suggested budget cuts presented to the Montcalm County finance committee on Monday as county officials work to scale back local government operations.
Would local municipalities be willing to help fund Montcalm County services as budget cuts loom? Four county department heads approached commissioners with this idea during a finance meeting Monday, but the chairman of the board found the proposal “offensive.”
Tri County Area Schools officials chose what felt like the first day of spring to begin Phase 1 of a five-part construction project.
A groundbreaking ceremony Thursday morning kicked off a $2.7 million sinking fund millage project approved by voters in February 2015. The goal of the 1.5 mill project is to enhance safety and security throughout the school district.
Montcalm County has a new controller-administrator, at least temporarily. On Monday, the Board of Commissioners voted to appoint county accountant Brenda Taeter as interim controller-administrator as the hiring process to fill the job continues.
Monday was a full day for the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners. The board held budget talks; completed the first round of interviews for hiring a new controller-administrator; appointed an interim leader; and set a special meeting for 1:30 p.m. next Monday to choose finalists for the job.
nterviews are underway for the job of Montcalm County controller-administrator. The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners interviewed four internal candidates for the job on Thursday, with one external candidate — Mark Stuhldreher of Kalamazoo, who is treasurer and interim city manager of Inkster — slated to be interviewed Monday.