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.
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.
The Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday voted unanimously to apply for a grant to help pay for a downtown outdoor amphitheater on the Portage River.
Three Rivers city commissioners voted unanimously to censure At-Large Commissioner Lucas Allen at Tuesday’s meeting following Allen’s disruptive and threatening behavior on March 7. A resolution of censure posted on the city’s website states Allen’s conduct damaged the reputation of the City of Three Rivers, and diminished the goodwill between the commission and citizens.
Following disruptive and threatening behavior at a March 7 Three Rivers City Commission meeting, a majority vote on March 21 could pass a resolution of censure to condemn the behavior and lay out expectations for how At-Large Commissioner Lucas Allen should conduct himself in the future.
At-Large Commissioner Lucas Allen’s outbursts and expletive-laden threats lodged at Mayor Tom Lowry during Tuesday’s Three Rivers City Commission meeting were allegedly a continuation of erratic behavior Allen displayed over the weekend.
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.
The Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday adopted a resolution that will give residents 30 days to pay utility bills before penalties are applied. Commissioners also received an update on the demolition of the former Three Rivers hospital, and made a decision concerning the future home of Peaceful Rivers.
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.
Election Results: Allen wins at-large Three Rivers commission race, Shaffer returning to county commission with win
Lucas Allen will be the next at-large Three Rivers city commissioner after receiving 73 percent of the ballots cast, collecting 1,128 votes against the 401 write-in votes tallied against him, defeating write-in candidate Danielle Moreland in Tuesday’s general election.
Watershed Voice sent out questionnaires to local candidates running for Three Rivers City Commission, St. Joseph County Commission, Three Rivers Board of Education, and Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees. In the days leading up to the election on Tuesday, November 8, Watershed will publish the questionnaires in the order they are received. Danielle Moreland, who is running as a write-in candidate for Three Rivers At-Large City Commissioner, filled out WSV’s questionnaire. Here are her answers.
Lucas Allen, the lone candidate on November’s ballot vying for the Three Rivers At-Large commission seat long held by Commissioner Daryl Griffith, was escorted out of Tuesday’s commission meeting by Police Chief Scott Boling at the behest of Mayor Tom Lowry.
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.