The March 14 meeting is the first in a series aimed at addressing police financial concerns amid a moratorium on officer layoffs.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Monday, March 4, 2013
A series of meetings are scheduled in March and April to find solutions for police department financial problems.
As Chesterfield Township puts police layoffs on hold, a series of brainstorming sessions will take place to find solutions to the looming police fund deficit. Township Trustee David Joseph said Monday night at the board meeting that Supervisor Michael Lovelock picked Joseph, Clerk Cindy Berry and Trustee Hank Anderson to comprise a group to explore the potential police layoff issue. Joseph, who called for a hold on the staff reductions at the last board meeting, said the mission of the group is "to keep as many police officers on the street and reduce as many layoffs as possible." He said, despite previous heated exchanges between board members, he feels confident they will work productively together to reach an outcome. He also said they …
Monday, November 19, 2012
A majority of voters selected newcomer Cindy Berry for the full-time township seat in the Nov. 6 election.
Incumbent Clerk Jan Uglis is seeking a recount for the Nov. 6 election results that showed Cindy Berry earned slightly more votes for the full-time position. Berry, who along with new trustees Hank Anderson and David Joseph, was sworn in Friday at Municipal Offices, is expected to assume clerk responsibilities at 12:01 p.m. Tuesday, township Deputy Clerk Eric Wurmlinger said Monday. Uglis, who lost by 43 ballots, paid $400 to the township for the recount request. The process will cost the township a minimum of $3,000 and as much as $5,000. Results are expected as soon as early December, Wurmlinger said. A recount request is rare for Chesterfield Township, with the last one taking place about 20 years ago, he said. According to the Macomb …
Monday, September 10, 2012
The city will accept submissions from applicants for the seat Zack Stanton vacated.
City Council hopefuls have a shot at an open seat. New Baltimore officials decided Monday night to accept letters from residents who wish to serve on council. The move comes on the heels of Zack Stanton's resignation for work-related reasons. Councilwoman Florence Hayman motioned at the regularly scheduled meeting to post the opening on the city website. Hayman requested for applicants to submit letters of intent via email to at Municipal Offices to Clerk Marcia Shinska. The applicants will have until Thursday, Sept. 20 to turn in their submissions to Shinska who then will give the information to council the next day. The council is scheduled to select a new council member at the next meeting on Sept. 24.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The Board of Trustees will meet Sept. 4 in Municipal Offices on Sugarbush.
The township board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Municipal Offices on Sugarbush. According to the agenda, here's what attendees can expect: Regular agenda: Closed session: For more information on the agenda, visit the township website's reference desk.
Monday, November 7, 2011
Chesterfield Township Board of Trustees are scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Monday in municipal offices on Sugarbush Road.
Some controversial issues are scheduled to go before Chesterfield Township Board of Trustees Monday night in municipal offices, according to the meeting agenda. Among the matters the board, which experienced its own scrutiny after the three full-time officials requested and then rescinded major pay raises, is to discuss are: To view the entire agenda, visit http://patch.com/bvaxN. Check back with Patch for updates.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The township supervisor, clerk and treasurer revoked their request for a combined approximate $50,000 pay hike before the Tuesday budget hearing in municipal offices.
A highly controversial pay raise request by Chesterfield Township's three full-time, elected officials was rescinded before the Tuesday budget hearing in municipal offices. Supervisor Michael Lovelock was seeking an annual salary increase from $60,460 to $90,000 while Clerk Jan Uglis and Treasurer Linda Hartman would have gone from making $57,820 a year to $68,500. The request came on the heels of several budget cuts, including wage freezes and other reductions across departments. During a break from the budget hearing, Uglis said, "There was not an intent to actually get a pay raise. We were trying to get that on for the new board coming in 2012." The budget hearing pertained to finances for 2012. The officials' terms expire at the end of…
Monday, October 24, 2011
Children and adults celebrated Halloween early during Chesterfield Township’s “Tricks-N-Treats” event Saturday at municipal grounds.
Local trick-or-treaters got a head start filling their goodie bags with handfuls of Halloween candy Saturday during Chesterfield Township’s annual “Tricks-N-Treats” event held at the municipal building on Sugarbush Road. Dozens of children dressed in a variety of colorful, creative costumes, including bumblebees, mummies, firefighters, Mickey Mouse and Thomas the Tank Engine, attended the event with their families. A few parents even joined in on the fun by donning Halloween-themed hats and headbands while helping kick off the fall holiday with candy, crafts and a magic show. Jodie Claycomb, recreation leader for the Parks and Recreation Department, said Saturday that things were running smoothly during the event's first year at the …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Chesterfield Township trustees voted to consolidate voting precincts for the Macomb Intermediate School District special election.
Chesterfield Township Board of Trustees approved a resolution Aug. 15 to consolidate precincts at five polling locations for the Macomb Intermediate School District Special Election on Nov. 8. On Aug. 9, the Election Commission voted to consolidate precincts in the same building. The following precincts have been consolidated: The consolidation will save MISD about $3,000 in costs. According to the resolution, any voting precincts with less than 2,999 registered voters may be consolidated. The resolution also states that Chesterfield Township has a voter turnout of less than 20 percent for school-related elections.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Chesterfield Township Board of Trustees held public interviews Tuesday for candidates vying for a vacant trustee position.
The Chesterfield Township Board of Trustees interviewed applicants seeking to fill an open trustee position during a special meeting Tuesday. Sixteen candidates participated in the public interviews held before the board in hopes of getting selected to fill the trustee position vacated by Cheryl Printz in June. Printz announced her resignation as a board trustee on June 6. She accepted a clerk position in Berkley, and a scheduling conflict caused her to leave the board after serving for seven years. “I was pleasantly surprised at how many people applied for the position,” said Eric Wurmlinger, the township’s deputy clerk. “It was nice to see all of the different skill levels and background levels that came forward and to see people …