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Ferndale Approves Design-Based Ordinances for Downtown Area

April 10th 2018

  Ferndale Approves Design-Based Ordinances for Downtown Area (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2018) Ferndale, MI- As businesses and people continue to invest in making Ferndale their home, the City has been focusing on how to create a community that is thoughtfully composed and in line with the Master Plan. A big step in that […]

MML#4: SaveMICity Campaign Looks at Lessons from Amazon Loss

April 9th 2018

  MML#4: SaveMICity Campaign Looks at Lessons from Amazon Loss (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 9, 2018) Lansing, MI –  Local governments have been “doing more with less” for years, but what may Michiganders may not realize is that every other state in America has been increasing the amount of investment in communities, while Michigan has […]

Erspamer Resigns, Transgender Activist Reyes Named Affirmations Interim Director

March 29th 2018

Erspamer Resigns, Transgender Activist Reyes Named Affirmations Interim Director (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 29, 2018) Ferndale, MI-  After two years as Executive Director of Affirmations LGBTQ Community Center in Ferndale, Susan Ersparmer has resigned in the midst of financial concerns and staff issues.  Following Erspamer’s resignation, the Board of Directors voted Wednesday night to appoint […]

Berkley Adopts Complete Streets Ordinance

March 27th 2018

Berkley Adopts Complete Streets Ordinance (City of Berkley, March 27, 2018) Berkley, MI- In an effort to enhance the quality, safety, and usability of streets in the City of Berkley, a Complete Streets ordinance was unanimously adopted by the Berkley City Council on March 5. “With our Complete Streets ordinance now in place, we have […]

MML #2 – Communities Explore Methods of Intergovernmental Cooperation

March 14th 2018

MML #2 – Communities Explore Methods of Intergovernmental Cooperation (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2018) Frankenmuth, MI-  “There’s a tendency to think we’re in a box,” said Steve Mann of Miller Canfield as he addressed representatives from across the state as part of the Michigan Municipal League’s Elected Officials Academy.  Mann’s presentation encouraged councilmembers and […]

Auburn Hills Announces Business Recruitment Grant Opportunities

February 23rd 2018

Auburn Hills Announces Business Recruitment Grant Opportunity (City of Auburn Hills, Feb. 2, 2018) Auburn Hills, MI – The City of Auburn Hills is pleased to announce its new Business Recruitment Grant available for businesses choosing to locate in downtown Auburn Hills. The City of Auburn Hills Tax Increment Finance Authority Business Recruitment grant is […]

Building Ferndale’s Future: Council to Consider Zoning Changes

February 22nd 2018

Building Ferndale’s Future: Council to Consider Zoning Changes (Crystal A. Proxmire Feb. 21, 2018) Ferndale, MI – What will development in Ferndale look like moving forward? According to draft zoning changes approved on first reading by the Planning Commission Wednesday, Ferndale will be more walkable, more transit-friendly, and with taller buildings to accommodate more mixed […]

Detroit Model Railroad Club Open House Feb. 10 & 11

February 7th 2018

Detroit Model Railroad Club Open House Feb. 10 & 11 Holly, MI – Come see what model railroading is all about at one of the largest O scale model railroads in the country. During open houses, we operate the railroad with a dispatcher controlling railroad traffic on the mainline, and engineers driving multiple freight and […]

Ferndale Michigan Works Office Closure Announced

January 26th 2018

Ferndale Michigan Works Office Closure Announced (Oakland County, Jan. 26, 2018) Ferndale, MI -A $12.7 million reduction in federal and state funding in the past five years – coupled with projected future budget reductions – prompted the Oakland County Michigan Works! Agency to consolidate two of its eight service centers. The decision to close the […]

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Announced

January 18th 2018

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Announced (Oakland County, Jan. 18, 2018) Pontiac, MI – Beginning Monday at noon, the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2018. About 220 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, looking for the […]