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Auditors give City of Three Rivers high marks

Posted November 6, 2008 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers has received high marks from auditors in the audit of the city’s basic financial statements for the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2008. Two representatives from Plante & Moran provided an overview of the audit report during the Three Rivers City Commission meeting Tuesday evening (November 4th). Auditors […]

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Progress reported in joint trail planning efforts

Posted October 28, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers and Fabius Township are excited to report progress on two fronts in the joint trail planning efforts. The trail steering committee has requested a joint meeting of the municipalities to discuss articles of incorporation prepared by Harry Burkholder of the Land Information Access Association (LIAA) and reviewed by Attorney Daniel […]

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Timeline emerging for appointment of new Three Rivers mayor

Posted December 2, 2010 by Bruce Snook

Since Allen Balog was elected to a seat on the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners in the November 2nd general election, it’s been a given that he would eventually resign from his current role as mayor of the City of Three Rivers to make way for assuming the new office on January 1st.  Now […]

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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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City of Three Rivers to continue talks with Lockport Township regarding water service extension

Posted September 17, 2008 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers City Commission has authorized City Manager Joe Bippus and City Attorney Pat O’Malley to continue discussions with Lockport Township regarding extension of city water service to approximately 25 properties along North Main Street. The direction came Tuesday evening (September 16th) in response to a report from Bippus regarding a recent meeting with […]

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New Department of Public Services director begins work in Three Rivers

Posted March 17, 2011 by Bruce Snook

City Manager Joe Bippus has announced the hiring of Amy Roth, PE as the new Director of the Three Rivers Department of Public Services (DPS).  Roth began her duties with the City on Monday (March 14). Roth has a Civil Engineering Degree from Michigan Technological University and over ten years of post-graduate engineering experience.  Prior […]

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Post-election report indicates Tuesday’s general election went well in Three Rivers

Posted November 8, 2008 by Bruce Snook

Tuesday’s (November 4th) general election went smoothly in Three Rivers. That’s the word from City Clerk Lindsay Howes who said, “The election went well thanks to the hard work of the election inspectors.” Howes said, “There were some lines during peak hours, but we were well prepared to get a large volume of people through […]

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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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Balog resigns

Posted December 8, 2010 by Bruce Snook

It’s official. Mayor Allen Balog has submitted his resignation from the post he has held for three years to make way for a new governmental role as a member of the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners. Toward the end of the Three Rivers City Commission meeting Tuesday evening (December 7th), Wayne Petzke, Director of […]

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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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2008 brush pickup begins Monday in Three Rivers

Posted October 8, 2008 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers will be conducting the 2008 brush pickup beginning Monday (October 13th) and continuing through Friday, October 17th. Residents are asked to place brush on the terrace next to the curb by Monday. Crews will only go through the city once. This pickup is for brush only and brush with leaves […]

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City of Three Rivers seeking bids for concrete sidewalk repairs and installation

Posted March 28, 2011 by Bruce Snook

BID NOTICE Sealed bids will be received by the City of Three Rivers at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Three Rivers, Michigan until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 for Concrete Sidewalk Repairs & Installation. Bid information may be acquired from the Department of Public Services, 1015 S. Lincoln Avenue, Three […]

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Officials of Three Rivers Health and City of Three Rivers to explore possibility of city taking over South Health Parkway

Posted June 25, 2009 by Bruce Snook

Officials from Three Rivers Health and the City of Three Rivers will meet to explore the possibility of the city taking over South Health Parkway, the roadway that runs through the hospital campus between Broadway and Millard streets.

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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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Three citizens interested in filling mayor vacancy

Posted January 5, 2011 by Bruce Snook

As of Tuesday evening (January 4th), three persons had submitted a ‘Citizen Interest Form’ to express interest in appointment as mayor in the City of Three Rivers. Former Mayor Allen Balog resigned from the post, effective at noon December 21st, in anticipation of assuming his new responsibilities as a member of the St. Joseph County […]

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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 seeks additional facade grant funding

Posted October 8, 2008 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers is moving forward with an application to the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) for additional façade grant funding. In action Tuesday evening (October 7th), the Three Rivers City Commission adopted a resolution authorizing submittal of an application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDGB) Downtown Façade Grant “in an […]

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City and Foundation hire joint administrator

Posted April 4, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers – in collaboration with the Three Rivers Area Community Foundation (TRACF) – has announced new staff member Melissa Bliss.  Bliss will provide support and administrative assistance to both organizations under the direction of City Manager Joe Bippus and TRACF President Jim Stuck. Bippus said, “I am looking forward to working […]

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Update from City Manager Joe Bippus

Posted July 30, 2009 by Bruce Snook

City Manager Joe Bippus has provided the following update regarding a number of topics related to the City of Three Rivers:

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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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