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City Council approves all mayor's re-appointments
By Dan DuChene
Jun. 16, 2010   ·   3:42 a.m.

Jone Coleman, president of downtown business LookInTheAttic, shares his thoughts with City Council about the discussion and procedure taken to pass mayoral re-appointments, which he was being considered for the Downtown Development Authority.

After much procedure, Ypsilanti City Council approved six mayoral re-appointments to city boards and committees Tuesday, including the two postponed from earlier...read more

Council postpones two reappointments
By Mark Tower
Jun. 4, 2010   ·   4:57 p.m.

Two of Ypsilanti's volunteer board members were not reappointed on schedule Tuesday night, owing to a 4-2 vote by City Council to delay the appointments until...read more

Downtown properties to be rehabilitated
By Mark Tower
Jun. 4, 2010   ·   10:40 a.m.

The three properties located at 120, 122 and 124 West Michigan Avenue in downtown Ypsilanti will soon be rebuilt into commercial and office space and loft apartments, thanks to a planned $1.7 million investment by developers.

Three recently-vacated properties in downtown Ypsilanti, two of them condemned, will soon be renovated owing to recent purchase by a local development company and...read more

Ypsilanti Township authorizes litigation against Liberty Square
By Mark Tower
May. 28, 2010   ·   6:53 p.m.

Many of the homes in the Liberty Square complex on Grove Street in Ypsilanti Township are already boarded and ready for foreclosure sale. All 151 units, some of which are still occupied, will be condemned Tuesday, Ypsilanti Township has resolved.

Residents living in the Liberty Square complex of townhouses will see a sticker appear on their homes Tuesday, when the Ypsilanti Township Building Department places...read more

Ford plant granted tax exemption by township
By Mark Tower
May. 24, 2010   ·   5:44 p.m.

Ford Motor Company's Rawsonville Plan, located at the intersection of Textile and Bridge Roads in Ypsilanti Township, will soon be the new home for production of Ford's Electric Focus batteries, formerly produced in Mexico.

New machines and equipment will soon be wheeled into Ford's Rawsonville Plant in Ypsilanti Township as it begins manufacturing a line of batteries for the new global...read more

Superior Twp. Park Commissioner resigns


Interviews held Jan. 5

By Christine Laughren
Dec. 31, 2008    ·    11:50 a.m.

Superior Township is accepting applications for a Park Commissioner to replace Carl Saddler, who is resigning due to personal reasons.

Two people have applied already, one of whom ran in the last election Township Supervisor William McFarlane said Tuesday. Saddler held the position for five years.

The Township Board will interview applicants at its regular board meeting Jan. 5, 2009 and the appointment will be made at the Jan. 20, 2009 Board meeting.

The term will be until the next general election, which is expected to occur in November 2010. If the appointee wishes to continue in office, they will be required to run in the August 2010 Primary Election and the November 2010 General Election.

The Park Commission consists of seven members, meets monthly (usually the fourth Monday of the month) and is charged with overseeing the operations of park maintenance for nine township parks and recreation programs, and managing expenditures related to these processes.

The Park Commissioners receive a stipend of $67.00 for each meeting they attend. You must be a Township resident for this position.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Superior Charter Township Clerk David Phillips at 734-482-6099 or Superior Township Parks and Recreation Director Keith Lockie at 734-649-3400 for further information.

Interested residents may also forward a letter of interest, along with your resume to the Superior Charter Township Hall, 3040 North Prospect, Ypsilanti, MI, 48198, or FAX: 734-482-3842

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