The Three Rivers city commission met Tuesday evening for a presentation of the city’s 2024 fiscal year budget. The budget must be adopted by June 20.
Three Rivers city commissioners received an update from City Manager Joe Bippus Tuesday regarding the city’s search for a new finance director.
First District Commissioner, Third District Commissioner, At-Large Commissioner, and Mayor are all on the ballot this fall, all of which come with two-year terms.
The Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday adopted a resolution to apply for the Michigan Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for its Public Gathering Spaces Initiative (PGSI) to help pay for a downtown outdoor amphitheater on the Portage River. The city is requesting $1,953,445 in CDBG funds along with local funds from the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) budget in the amount of $195,344.50.
Three Rivers City Commissioners approved a $32,100 Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative (RVCRI) grant last week to install six Flock Security cameras in the city for a two-year period.
With a growing number of vacancies across most city boards, the Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday discussed a variety of options to encourage more involvement from the community.
The Three Rivers City Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to schedule a public hearing and first reading of a proposed city ordinance amendment that would give citizens more time to pay their water bills before late fee penalties are applied.
Scott Boling was officially named the Three Rivers Police Department’s chief of police following a 5-1 confirmation vote by the Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday.
Three Rivers Mayor Tom Lowry and Commissioners Torrey Brown and Pat Dane were sworn in this week during the commission’s organizational meeting on Monday, November 8.
The Three Rivers City Commission approved three special exception use permits for three additional marijuana dispensaries during its regular meeting on Monday, November 1. The city previously granted two SEU permits to two other dispensaries located on either side of US-131.
The unofficial results are in, and according to St. Joseph County Clerk Lindsay Oswald, Torrey Brown has defeated fellow write-in candidate Lucas Allen by a “wide” margin in the race for Three Rivers at-large city commissioner.
The City of Three Rivers has four items on its ballot today but only one seat is contested, with two write-in candidates vying for at-large city commissioner. Polls at Riverside Church are open until 8 p.m.
Lucas Allen, 42, registered as a write-in candidate for the At-Large City Commissioner race Monday, joining fellow write-in candidate Torrey Brown. The seat is currently held by incumbent Clayton Lyczynski who is not seeking reelection.
The Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday approved two special exception use permits for marijuana dispensaries that will be established along US 131 in Three Rivers.
The Three Rivers City Commission had a discussion about what could prove to be the city’s first marijuana facility during its regular meeting Tuesday
The Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday adopted its 2021-22 FY budget and user fee ordinance update, including the much discussed water and sewer rate increases, following two public hearings held at Three Rivers City Hall. The meeting marked the first time commissioners met in person this calendar year.
The Three Rivers City Commission voted 4-2 in favor of allowing marijuana facilities within city limits as special exception uses following a public hearing Tuesday.
City commission appears split but in favor of marijuana facilities ordinance following first public hearing
The Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday held the first of two scheduled public hearings to discuss proposed amendments to the city code that would allow marijuana facilities within city limits as special exception uses, and get further public input on the matter. Following a lengthy discussion and public comments from a handful of citizens, a thin majority of commissioners expressed support for the proposed changes.