No More Driveway Bags!

Berkley finally has the legal tools to enforce delivery of the free papers to the door and not in the driveway. I've already asked the City Manager and Attorney to start looking at this.

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Update on Fireworks

After speaking with several local and state authorities, I have some updates on fireworks.

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Video of December 9, 2019 ZBA Meeting

Denial and discussion for side yard encroachment and an MRI trailer.

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Support for Victims of Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault

If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, HAVEN provides shelter, counseling, advocacy and educational programming to nearly 20,000 people each year.

 

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Video of November 18, 2019 Council Meetings

Ordinances on marijuana and conversion therapy, and rules changes to increase transparency were items decided at Monday's council meeting.

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Powerless to Protect From Dangerous Fireworks

I was interviewed by Fox 2 after another fire that seems to have been caused by fireworks.

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Surface Drainage - Legal Notes

Some notes from my legal research on surface drainage and neighborhood flooding.

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Notes on the Road Diet Rollout

I support the road diet concept, but the rollout has been a disaster from the start.

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Education Award at the Michigan Municipal League's Annual Conference

I spent the last two days in Lansing with most our City Councilmembers at the Michigan Municipal League's annual conference. It’s an opportunity for us to hear great speakers, learn new information, and meet with our legislative delegation.

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Notes on DDA Funding

I took the time to answer some questions about DDA funding and local business taxes in general.

 

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