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City of Three Rivers seeks input regarding proposed designs for ‘way-finding’ signs

Posted July 31, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers is seeking input regarding three proposed designs for ‘way-finding’ signs. You can weigh in with your preference via the city’s Facebook page.  Instructions on the page say: To visit the Facebook page and cast your vote, click here.          

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City of Three Rivers ATAD foam over into containment area

Posted June 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

From James Baker, superintendent of the City of Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP): “The City of Three Rivers WWTP experienced a foam over of biosolids from the ATAD into the constructed containment area at 09:45 this morning (6-17-2013).  The volume of the release was estimated at 112 gallons.  Level sensors and an automation system […]

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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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Two contests for Three Rivers positions in November general election, August primary for At-Large Commissioner

Posted May 16, 2013 by Bruce Snook

There will be contests for two of the four City of Three Rivers offices to be filled in the November 5th general election. Here’s the candidate lineup following passage of the 4 p.m. Tuesday (May 14th) deadline for filling nominating petitions: Mayor: Thomas Lowry, 53 1/2 N. Main St, Three Rivers, MI 49093 Larry Nichols, […]

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Nominating petitions for City Officers in Three Rivers due by 4 p.m. Tuesday

Posted May 10, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Here’s a reminder from the City of Three Rivers: Nominating petitions for the following City Officers are due in the City Clerk’s office by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday (May 14th): First District Commissioner – Two-Year Term Third District Commissioner – Two-Year Term At-Large Commissioner – Two-Year Term Mayor – Two-Year Term Petitions may be picked […]

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‘Velocipede’ hand car manufactured by Sheffield Car Company donated to City of Three Rivers

Posted May 1, 2013 by Bruce Snook

A significant part of Three Rivers history is now available for viewing in the lobby at City Hall thanks to a Ralph Vogel, a Three Rivers area resident who has donated a ‘velocipede’, a hand-operated rail car manufactured more than a hundred years ago by the Sheffield Car Company. According to an article in Three […]

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DOVE Ag Services, Inc. announces plans for a new large agriculture fertilizer storage facility

Posted April 24, 2013 by Bruce Snook

[Three Rivers, MI]    DOVE Ag Services, Inc., a locally-owned full-service agricultural company, based in Union City, Michigan plans to purchase the property which once housed the old Essex Wire facility off of Broadway Street in Three Rivers, MI.  Once the property is purchased, DOVE Ag Services Inc. aims at constructing a state of the […]

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Bids sought for micro-surfacing of William R. Monroe Boulevard and KDF Drive in Three Rivers Area Enterprise Park

Posted April 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Three Rivers at the Office of the City Clerk, 333 W. Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers, Michigan until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday May 2, 2013 for William R Monroe Boulevard and KDF Drive, Three Rivers, Michigan. Bid information may be acquired from the City of Three Rivers […]

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City of Three Rivers issues bid notices for Fourth Avenue and Garden Street reconstruction, East Parking Lot work

Posted April 9, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers has issued bid notices for these upcoming projects: Sealed bids will be received by the City of Three Rivers at the Office of the City Clerk, 333 W. Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers, Michigan until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday April 25, 2013 Fourth Avenue and Garden Street Reconstruction, Three Rivers, Michigan. […]

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Lindsay Howes wraps up work as city clerk in Three Rivers to become St. Joseph County grant writer

Posted February 3, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Lindsay Howes will wrap up a ten-year career with the City of Three Rivers – most recently as city clerk – on Monday (February 4th) and begin work on Tuesday (February 5th) as the new grant writer for St. Joseph County. During an interview with the River Country Journal last week, Howes talked about her […]

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Fall leaf pickup in Three Rivers to begin on Monday

Posted October 13, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Saturday (October 13) is the day to begin positioning leaves for pickup by Three Rivers Department of Public Services crews during the fall 2012 leaf pickup program in the City of Three Rivers. In announcing plans for the leaf pickup several weeks ago, the DPS asked that leaves not be raked into the streets until […]

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American Axle & Manufacturing donates $400,000 to City of Three Rivers

Posted October 10, 2012 by Bruce Snook

A sunny autumn morning in Three Rivers was made even brighter Tuesday (October 9th) as American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) made a $400,000 donation to the City of Three Rivers.  Of that amount, the city will retain $300,000 while $100,000 will go to the Three Rivers Community Schools. During a gathering at AAM’s Three Rivers […]

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Merritt Brown retires from City of Three Rivers

Posted August 28, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Merritt Brown, special projects director with the Three Rivers Department of Public Services, will wrap up a 31-year career with the City of Three Rivers on Wednesday (August 29). Rick Cordes of the Three Rivers Commercial-News has done a nice job profiling this longtime public servant in a feature report published in Tuesday’s (August 28) […]

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Three Rivers Lions learn about city code enforcement

Posted May 12, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Roger Stanfill, Code Enforcement Officer for the City of Three Rivers, was the guest speaker for the Three Rivers Lions Club meeting on Tuesday (May 8). Officer Stanfill explained the nature of his position and that he is assigned to the Three Rivers Police Department to deal with the enforcement of all city ordinances.  Such […]

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City of Three Rivers awarded ISO Class 4 status

Posted May 2, 2012 by Bruce Snook

“Some exciting news for the City of Three Rivers and a significant milestone.” This is how Fire Chief Dan Tomlinson of the Three Rivers Fire Department (TRFD) described an accomplishment he reported on during the Three Rivers City Commission meeting Tuesday evening (May 1). The accomplishment?  The awarding of ‘ISO Class 4’ status, effective in […]

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Ken Baker honored for 40 years of service to City of Three Rivers

Posted May 2, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Ken Baker was recognized Tuesday (May 1) for 40 years of service to the City of Three Rivers. A late afternoon celebration in the City Hall lobby – complete with two cakes and punch – was followed by activity at the outset of the Three Rivers City Commission meeting in which Mayor Tom Lowry read […]

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Ken Baker’s service to City of Three Rivers to be celebrated May 1st

Posted April 25, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers will celebrate 40 years of service to the City from Kenneth J. Baker on Tuesday, May 1st. A news release announcing the celebration says:  

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TR City Commission adopts International Property Maintenance Code for non-residential properties

Posted February 22, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers has joined the list of communities using the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC). In action Tuesday evening (February 21st), the Three Rivers City Commission adopted an ordinance that will allow the Zoning Administrator/Building Inspector to use the code to – in the words of a staff report on the subject […]

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City of Three Rivers seeking citizens to serve on City Boards and Commissions

Posted January 3, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers is seeking interested citizens to serve on City Boards and Commissions with vacancies.  Please visit the City website, www.threeriversmi.org, and complete a Citizen Interest Form found under Documents>>Forms and Ordinances.  You may also contact the City Clerk at 333 West Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers, MI 49093, or (269) 273-1075, extension […]

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Election Commission authorizes rearrangement and consolidation of election precincts in City of Three Rivers

Posted December 14, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers Election Commission has approved and adopted a ‘Resolution to Permanently Rearrange or Consolidate Elections Precincts’ in the City of Three Rivers. The action came during a brief meeting Wednesday morning (December 14th) at City Hall. The three-member Election Commission is called for in the City Charter and consists of City Clerk Lindsay […]

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