ZBA, 2-6-19

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS REGULAR MEETING AGENDA DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: Independence Township Hall      6483 Waldon Center Drive, Clarkston, MI 48346 CALL TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES ROLL CALL: REVIEW OF AGENDA: Agenda additions or deletions require a majority vote […]

Zoning ord public hearing

PUBLIC NOTICE City of the Village of Clarkston 375 Depot Rd. Clarkston, MI 48346 Planning Commission Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that the City of Clarkston will hold a public hearing on changes to the Zoning Ordinance. The Planning Commission Hearing will be held on Monday February 04, 2019 at 7:00 PM at 375 […]

Solicitation ordinance

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That at its Regular meeting on January 8, 2019, the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees approved a second reading and adoption of an ordinance to amend certain provisions of the Independence Charter Township Code. A true copy of this Ordinance is on file and available for inspection between the […]

Ind Twp Board, 1-8-19

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE January 8, 2019 A Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:00 p.m. Independence Township Hall The Pledge of Allegiance was given. ROLL CALL: Present: Pallotta, Brown, Aliaga, Ritchie, Tedder Absent: Kittle, Loughrin Also Present: None Appointment […]

A ‘good job’ with what they have

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Clarkston added $2,839 to its General Fund savings account in fiscal year 2018, with $16,858 in parking fees playing a major role in that surplus. “The big story would be the new parking fund,” said Rana Emmons, CPA with PSLZ LLP, in her annual audit report to City Council, […]

New Lighthouse leadership in merger

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Lighthouse of Oakland County is merging with another non-profit group, but will continue to be a beacon of hope in the community, leaders say. “We believe bringing our organizations together will offer a broader and stronger response to economic disparity that will greatly benefit those we serve,” said Ryan […]

Trash plan

Clarkston officials met with Bryan Barnett, mayor of Rochester Hills, on Jan. 14 to discuss contracting with a single company for trash disposal. Rochester Hills implemented a single trash disposal company agreement about 10 years ago, said City Manager Jonathan Smith. “There were some start up costs for them – new trash cans for all […]

‘No’ to new parking batteries

City Council declined to approve a request by the city manager to buy a new set of batteries for the city’s paid-parking kiosk. Council member Scott Reynolds, who voted against the purchase at Monday’s meeting, wanted information on hooking the kiosk to the municipal power system. “Is it better economically to just hardwire it – […]

Essay contest

The theme of Clarkston Optimist Club’s 32nd Essay Contest is “When All the World’s Problems are Solved, is Optimism Still Necessary?” Local club prizes are $200 for first place, $100 for second place, and $50 for third place. The contest is open to all students who live within the Clarkston Community Schools enrollment area, regardless […]

Friends seek community support for Depot Park playground

Friends seek community support for Depot Park playground

City Manager Jonathan Smith, and Clarkston Optimists and Friends of Depot Park Tom Lowrie and Ken Ermer hope to replace the wood-framed play structure with a new, safer structure. Photo by Phil Custodio Clarkston Area Optimists, Friends of Depot Park, and other volunteers added several new items to the Depot Park playground last year, but […]

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