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Southwestern Michigan College adopts budget

Posted June 18, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Southwestern Michigan College Board of Trustees held a public budget hearing, adopted the college’s 2013-2014 operating budget, accepted gifts and grants, awarded service pins, and conducted other business during its June 17 meeting held on the Dowagiac campus. After holding a public budget hearing, the Board of Trustees of Southwestern Michigan College adopted the […]

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Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education adopts preliminary budget for 2013-2014

Posted June 18, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education has adopted the 2013-2014 Preliminary Budget for the new fiscal year beginning July 1. The action came Monday evening (June 17) following a public hearing during which there were no citizen comments. The hearing – held prior to the regular board meeting – included a presentation by […]

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Three Rivers City Commission adopts Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

Posted June 9, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers City Commission has adopted the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2014 which begins July 1st. The action came Tuesday evening (June 4th) following a public hearing in which there were no citizen comments. Establishment of the budget for the upcoming year was accomplished through unanimous adoption of A RESOLUTION TO MAKE THE […]

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Target budget agreement focuses funding on key priorities

Posted May 23, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Long-term solutions needed for healthy Michigan, transportation infrastructure LANSING, Mich. – The governor and legislative leaders agreed Tuesday (May 21st) on spending targets for next year’s state budget, with the bulk of increased revenue from Michigan’s growing economy going to the key priorities of K-12 education and state roads. Gov. Rick Snyder, Senate Majority Leader […]

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Fabius Township Board adopts budget for 2013-2014

Posted March 14, 2013 by Bruce Snook

“There are not any remarkable changes in the budget.” These were the words of Fabius Township Supervisor John Kroggel Wednesday evening (March 13) as he began a ‘walk thru’ of the proposed general fund budget for the township in 2013-2014 at the outset of a half-hour public hearing on the spending plan for the fiscal […]

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St. Joseph County Commissioners to hold ‘budget work session’ Tuesday afternoon

Posted September 23, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners will gather at 2 p.m. Tuesday (September 25th) for a ‘budget work session’. A consensus to schedule such a meeting came during the board’s regular meeting last Tuesday (September 18th) in view of preliminary budget requests for 2013 that reflect expenses exceeding revenues by $2 million. The differential […]

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Snyder signs FY 13 budget bills

Posted June 27, 2012 by Bruce Snook

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder Tuesday (June 26) signed legislation enacting Michigan’s fiscal year 2013 budget, which invests in key priorities and helps to ensure the state’s long-term stability. This is the second year in a row that the governor and his legislative partners have delivered a structurally balanced budget well in advance of […]

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TR Board of Education adopts budget for 2012-2013

Posted June 25, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education has adopted a ‘preliminary budget’ for 2012-2013, a period that begins July 1. The action came following a 45-minute public hearing Monday evening (June 25), a session that preceded the regular board meeting and included presentation of budget information, primarily by Superintendent Roger Rathburn.  There was no […]

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Budget hearing on agenda for Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education meeting Monday evening

Posted June 25, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Budgetary matters will be in the spotlight during a meeting of the Three Rivers Community Schools Board of Education Monday evening (June 25). The gathering will begin at 7 p.m. with a public hearing on the proposed budget for 2012-2013 during which there will be a presentation about the spending plan and an opportunity for […]

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Lockport Township Board conducts annual meeting, hears judicial candidates

Posted June 12, 2012 by Bruce Snook

It took less than five minutes for the Lockport Township Board to conduct the township’s ‘Annual Meeting’ Monday evening (June 11). The rapid-fire session included approval of a number of agenda items including a determination to continue holding regular township board meetings on the second Monday of the month, establishment of depositories, and appointments to […]

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Three Rivers City Commission adopts budget for Fiscal Year 2012-2013

Posted June 5, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers has a new budget in place for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 which will begin July 1. Adoption of the spending plan came Tuesday evening (June 5) following a public hearing on the budget. The resolution outlining the budget shows Total General Operating Fund Revenues for the coming year of $3,896,625 and […]

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Proposed Fiscal Year 2013 Budget up for public hearing during Three Rivers City Commission meeting Tuesday evening

Posted June 4, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2013 will be the subject of a public hearing during the Three Rivers City Commission meeting Tuesday evening (June 5). After hearing public comment on the budget proposal, the commission is also slated to adopt a resolution that “sets the annual appropriation for the fiscal year July 1, 2012 […]

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Centreville Board of Education approves cutbacks in wake of projected budget deficit for upcoming fiscal year

Posted May 9, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Proposed elimination of a media specialist with the Centreville Public Schools prompted a show of support for the employee by students and parents during a special meeting of the Centreville Board of Education Tuesday evening (May 8th). For more on the story from Jef Rietsma and the Sturgis Journal, click on the following link:  Centreville […]

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Three Rivers City Commission reviews proposed budget for FY 2013

Posted May 9, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2013 – a period that will begin July 1st – was in the spotlight during a nearly two-hour special meeting of the Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday evening (May 8th). During the early portion of the session, Finance Director Cathy Lawson utilized a series of slides in a PowerPoint […]

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Upton supports House passage of budget

Posted March 29, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Washington, DC – Thursday (March 29), Congressman Upton (R- St. Joseph) voted in support of the House budget proposal (H.Con.Res. 112) for Fiscal Year 2013.  The resolution passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 228-191 and now awaits consideration in the Senate, which has failed to adopt a budget for over 1000 […]

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“No significant changes” in 2012-2013 budget adopted by Fabius Township Board

Posted March 15, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The Fabius Township Board has adopted a proposed budget for 2012-2013 that is similar to the spending plan for the current year. Action on the budget came after a public hearing during the board’s March meeting Wednesday evening (March 14th). Supervisor John Kroggel said, “As stated at previous meetings, there are no significant changes from […]

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Cassopolis Public Schools eying cuts of more than a half-million dollars in 2012-2013 budget

Posted March 6, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The Cassopolis Public Schools are contemplating cuts of a more than a half-million dollars in the district’s 2012-2013 budget. For more on the story from John Eby and the Dowagiac Daily News, click on the following link:  Cass schools consider cuts

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Fabius Township Board launches work on budget for upcoming fiscal year

Posted January 18, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The Fabius Township Board began the budget-making process for the upcoming fiscal year during a special meeting Tuesday (January 17th). The session – originally slated for Wednesday – was moved up a day because of a scheduling conflict. In commenting on the budget session, Township Supervisor John Kroggel said, “The meeting was at a very […]

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State treasurer, fiscal agencies reach consensus on revenue projections for fiscal years 2012 & ’13

Posted January 16, 2012 by Bruce Snook

State Treasurer Andy Dillon, State Budget Director John Nixon, Senate Fiscal Agency Director Ellen Jeffries, and House Fiscal Agency Director Mary Ann Cleary on Friday (January 13th) reached a consensus on economic and revenue figures for the remainder of Fiscal Year (FY) 2012, FY 2013, which begins October 1, 2012, and FY 2014. As a […]

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Fabius Township Board schedules “preliminary budget work session” for January 18th

Posted January 11, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The Fabius Township Board has scheduled a special meeting for 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18th, to begin the process to develop a budget for the township’s new fiscal year that begins on April 1st. During the board’s regular monthly meeting Wednesday evening (January 11th), Township Supervisor John Kroggel noted that he needs to present […]

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