On Monday, the Grand Haven City Council voted 5-0 to adopt a new city ordinance to adhere to state fireworks law changes, which include a municipal civil infraction that has increased from $50 to $1,000.
The project will cost the cities of Grand Haven and Ferrysburg $1.425 million, with $409,000 in federal funds through the state’s Transportation Improvement Plan.
Grand Haven officials are hoping improvements to the Community Center can bring new life, and business, to the city-owned venue.
A single-lane closure will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday through the end of the month, according to City of Grand Haven officials. The right lane will be closed for about two weeks to complete the bridge work.
Amid backlash from supporters of the local airport, the Grand Haven City Council voted this week to pursue a scaled-back study of potential land uses at the city-owned property.
The town hall meeting at the Ottawa County Fillmore Complex in West Olive at 5 p.m. Friday will bring together officials from the Ottawa County Department of Public Health, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Grand Haven school district and Robinson Township.
Amid concerns that controversial speakers could reopen wounds in the community, the Grand Haven City Council has decided to go ahead and sponsor a summit on diversity and inclusion at a local school.
The Grand Haven City Council voted unanimously Jan. 21 to approve numerous changes to the Municipal Marina rate and fee structure.
The city’s downtown snowmelt system is cranked up to capacity, but the weather on Wednesday out-matched the artificial heating source.
David Karpin, president of the local Chief Petty Officers Association chapter, said Grand Haven-area residents have “saved the nation’s lifesavers.”
A state rule, authorized by former Gov. Rick Snyder, mandates municipalities replace all service lines containing lead, including the portion belonging to residents.
Grand Haven City Council voted unanimously Monday to pursue a state Community Development Block Grant for an array of upgrades on the west side of Harbor Drive between Franklin and Washington avenues.
While many municipalities are clamping down on short-term rentals and putting more regulations in place, the Village of Spring Lake is taking the opposite approach.
Seven goals were initially included in a resolution, while the endeavor of establishing a city-owned campground on Harbor Island was brought as a separate resolution due to firm opposition from one council member.
Still lots of questions as filing season officially opens Jan. 28. Hopefully, we can answer some of them here.