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Plainfield Township latest to pass Sewer Authority agreement

July 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Only clerk votes no on cost-sharing plan by BETH ALTENA Larry Campbell, director of the PARCCside Wastewater Treatment Plant, speaks before the Plainfield Township Board on Monday, July 16, prior to the board vote that approved a cost-sharing agreement for the collection system for wastewater in the township. Larry Campbell, director of the PARCCside Wastewater Treatment [...]

City fireworks rules still apply

July 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

by MICHAEL YOUNG guest editorial I am pleased to report that we have had very few complaints/problems with the recently approved, new, state of Michigan fireworks law. With that said, there is still quite a bit of confusion regarding the implications of the new law and whether or not local ordinances still apply. The purpose of this article is to clarify some of the [...]

Rockford unanimously approves NKSA agreement

July 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

City joins Cannon Township in agreement that is expected to save money, improve services by BETH ALTENA Rockford City Council discusses the benefits of the new cost-sharing agreement for the North Kent Sewer Authority. Ten years in the works, the agreement covers work formerly outsourced to the Department of Public Works of Kent County, which is no longer willing to [...]

NKSA agreement—‘We anticipate great savings’

July 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Townships consider cost agreements for sewer infrastructure by BETH ALTENA “What you see happening in 2012 is what we anticipated in 1997 and perhaps earlier.” During Plainfield Township’s Monday, July 2 board meeting, Plainfield Township Manager Robert Homan discussed a  proposed agreement for the North Kent Sewer Authority (NKSA) management and staff replace the [...]

Rockford Aces finish third at World Choir Games

July 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CINDY M. CRANMER The Rockford Aces, who can now claim a title of national champions and world contenders, are led by Jed Scott, arranger and composer. The members include (not pictured in order) Cameron Brown, Jeremy Hagedorn, Connor Jewell, Kevin Kruizenga, Spencer Kruse, Cash Maciel, Tyler Quick, Jeff Millard, Ben Reitemeier, Michael Sunday, Matt Vermeer and [...]
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