MML#3 – Officials Learn the Basics of Planning and Zoning

MML#3 – Officials Learn the Basics of Planning and Zoning (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 16, 2018) Frankenmuth, MI- Planning and zoning are essential components of local governance that are often not well-known by residents and require some learning by newly elected officials. The Michigan Municipal League recently did a weekend training session for officials, and…

MML#3 – Officials Learn the Basics of Planning and Zoning

MML#3 – Officials Learn the Basics of Planning and Zoning (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 16, 2018) Frankenmuth, MI- Planning and zoning are essential components of local governance that are often not well-known by residents and require some learning by newly elected officials. The Michigan Municipal League recently did a weekend training session for officials, and…

MML #2 – Communities Explore Methods of Intergovernmental Cooperation

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…

MML #2 – Communities Explore Methods of Intergovernmental Cooperation

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…

Oakland County Commissioners Approve Funding for Pothole Repairs

Oakland County  Commissioners Approve Funding for Pothole Repairs (OCBOC, March 8, 2018) Pontiac, Mich. – Michigan winters always take a heavy toll on area roads and this year was no exception, leaving Oakland County drivers facing dangerous and damaging potholes. To address the most urgent road repair needs, the Board of Commissioners (BOC) has authorized…

MML#1: Officials Learn Basics of Being a Good Public Servant

MML#1: Officials Learn Basics of Being a Good Public Servant (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2018) Frankenmuth, MI – For Bob Slattery, former Mayor of Mt. Morris, a life of public service is “the perfect life.” And as a past President of Michigan Municipal League and an ongoing educator for elected officials, he’s been able…

MML#1: Officials Learn Basics of Being a Good Public Servant

MML#1: Officials Learn Basics of Being a Good Public Servant (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2018) Frankenmuth, MI – For Bob Slattery, former Mayor of Mt. Morris, a life of public service is “the perfect life.” And as a past President of Michigan Municipal League and an ongoing educator for elected officials, he’s been able…

Reporter Food: New Menu at Rosie O’Grady’s in Ferndale

Reporter Food: New Menu at Rosie O’Grady’s in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 26, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Rosie O’Grady’s in Downtown Ferndale has long been an advertising sponsor of Oakland County Times, so it was exciting to be able to bring people from Pontiac, Holly, Davisburg and Royal Oak there for lunch when Main…

Reporter Food: New Menu at Rosie O’Grady’s in Ferndale

Reporter Food: New Menu at Rosie O’Grady’s in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 26, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Rosie O’Grady’s in Downtown Ferndale has long been an advertising sponsor of Oakland County Times, so it was exciting to be able to bring people from Pontiac, Holly, Davisburg and Royal Oak there for lunch when Main…