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 will convene Tuesday evening for the first of three meetings regarding the 2024 Fiscal Year budget.
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.
Watershed Voice (WSV) was awarded a $25,000 community impact grant on Thursday, April 13 from the Sturgis Area Community Foundation (SACF) for Watershed’s Community News Coalition project.
Join the Three Rivers Promise at Armstrong Park on Saturday April 15 at 9 a.m. for the second annual Run for the Future 5K and one mile Fun Run/Walk. All proceeds from the event, which will include a post-race celebration with drinks, food, and awards, will benefit the Three Rivers Promise.
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.
The Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday amended two parts of the city’s zoning ordinance as it applies to special exception use procedures and marijuana establishment licenses.
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.
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.
Assistant City Attorney John Barnes was recognized by the Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday for over 30 years of dedicated service.
The Three Rivers Promise announced this week that it has raised $415,000 since the program was unveiled a year ago.
Senior housing? Low-income housing? City commissioners discuss what could be after $1 million demolition of old Three Rivers Hospital is complete
The Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday approved the use of over $1 million of the city’s fund balance to demolish the old Three Rivers Hospital, which City Manager Joe Bippus says has become “a public nuisance” after falling into disrepair decades ago. The project is expected to begin in the spring, and take approximately six months to complete.
City Manager Joe Bippus announced Friday that Ronald “Scott” Boling will be the next Three Rivers Police Chief, succeeding longtime Police Chief Tom Bringman who retired in November. Boling most recently served as police chief of the Schoolcraft Police Department where Bippus has previously been employed as a patrol officer in addition to his duties as city manager. It is unclear whether Bippus still serves in any capacity with the Schoolcraft PD.