Heights Schools Emergency Financial Manager Claims Water Plant Is Key To School System Debt Payoff

Currently, the multi-million dollar debt the school district holds is being slowly serviced by a millage off of non-homestead property values, including businesses and apartments.

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Heights City Council: Local Bid Accepted, Possible Street Renaming, Water Plant Study, Teamsters Contract Passed

Muskegon Heights plans to stick with a company within its borders for lawn services in 2013.

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Consumers Energy To Set Up Office In Muskegon Heights City Hall

The presence at city hall will be customer service offices – not electrical or mechanical operations. City residents will now be able to directly pay both their water/sewer and electric bills in city hall, albeit to different entities.

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City of Muskegon Heights Interested In Buying Roosevelt, Lindbergh Schools

The resolution passed Monday would not finalize any purchase agreements. It would simply give the city manager support to pursue a purchase from the district, via emergency financial manager.

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Muskegon Heights Community Forum Talks About Jail, Emergency Manager, Millage Renewal, Features Benton Harbor Councilman

Discussion of the referendum and PA-4 swayed hard to one side – against the proposal. This was primarily due to a presentation by Benton Harbor city councilman Marcus Mohammed, a strong opponent of the law.

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Due to High Bids, Muskegon Heights Trims Future Phase of Mona Lake Park Development

All planned recreational fields and courts will remain, including baseball, soccer and basketball/

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City Council: Strand Building in Muskegon Heights Ready For Mural Painting

Other buildings the Muskegon Area Arts Council plans to paint at this time include the Tipsy Toad on W. Western Avenue, the Red Lotus Gallery near Hartshorn Marina, and Dreamers Blues Bar on Pine Street near the Kobza Hall of Justice.

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Councilman Vernonell Smith Plans Heights High School Grounds Cleanup For Saturday 6/30

At Monday’s Muskegon Heights city council meeting, councilman Vernonell Smith encouraged anyone in the community to help a cleanup effort this coming Saturday for Muskegon Heights Public Schools.

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Muskegon Heights Council Reworks Water Proposal With Lower Rates, Longer-Term Stability

“Financially, this is something we can work with if we get off that four year clock [set by the Fruitport termination notice],” said city manager Natasha Henderson. “This is something we can plan with for now.”

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