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Fourth of July report part of Constantine Village Council meeting

Posted July 16, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Constantine Village Manager Mark Honeysett called the 4th of July celebration a “success” this year, and presented several suggestions to improve next year’s event at the Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening (July 15). Honeysett said the weather was ideal for both the parade and the fireworks. “I heard some very positive comments but I […]

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Five items of Unfinished Business on agenda for Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening

Posted July 14, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Constantine Village Council will meet in regular session Monday evening (July 15). Five items of Unfinished Business are on the agenda: July 4th Summary Web Site Update National Night Out Update New Police Cruiser Sewer Ad Hoc. There are no items of New Business. The meeting will get underway at 7 p.m. in the […]

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Constantine Village Council adopts resolution granting tax abatement for Vaupell Midwest Molding and Tooling

Posted July 2, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Constantine Village Council has adopted a resolution that affirms action it took on June 17th regarding tax abatement for Vaupell Midwest Molding and Tooling.  (See Constantine Village Council approves tax abatement for Vaupell Midwest Molding and Tooling) The move came during the council meeting Monday evening (July 1) with approval of a resolution noting […]

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Constantine Commerce Center update on agenda for Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening

Posted July 1, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Six items of New Business appear on the agenda for the Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening (July 1): Health Insurance Cap Opt-out (EVIP) Constantine Commerce Center (Incubator) Update Fourth of July Events Schedule Farmers Market Schedule of Events 2013 Car Show National Night Out – 2013. There are NO items of Unfinished Business. The […]

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Constantine Village Council approves tax abatement for Vaupell Midwest Molding and Tooling

Posted June 18, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Constantine Village Council members voted unanimously Monday evening (June 17) meeting to give Vaupell Midwest Molding and Tooling, located at 485 Florence Road, a 12-year, 50 percent tax abatement on an investment of $254,469. It will be used to add a 20 x 40 class 1000 cleanroom, to accommodate the increase in business for medical […]

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Public hearing on Vaupell tax abatement application on agenda for Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening

Posted June 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Constantine Village Council is slated to conduct a public hearing on a tax abatement application from Vaupell Midwest Molding during its meeting Monday evening (June 17). Items of Unfinished Business include council action on the Vaupell tax break request, force main repair, and a Mayor Exchange Day summary. There are no items of New […]

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Constantine Village Council reviews bids for forcemain repair

Posted June 4, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Members of the Constantine Village Council reviewed two bids on portions of pressurized sewer pipe or forcemains in need of repair during their meeting Monday evening (June 3rd). James Baker, superintendent of the Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant, was on hand to answer questions about the bids for work on force mains on Gleason and […]

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Constantine Village Council meeting on Monday evening calendar

Posted June 2, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Two items of Unfinished Business are on the agenda for the Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening (June 3rd): Mayor Exchange Day Force Main Repair. There are four items listed under New Business: Public Hearing Request – Vaupell IFT Electrical Inspector Fee Schedule Parks & Recreation SAAC Update. The meeting will be held at the […]

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Constantine Village Council learns about new MDEQ grant pertaining to sewer systems

Posted May 21, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Constantine Village Manager Mark Honeysett introduced a memo at Monday’s (May 20) meeting of the Constantine Village Council with information about a new Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) grant that applies strictly to sewer systems. In the memo, Jon Moxey of Fleis & Vandenbrink Engineering said there had been recent legislation approving a Stormwater, […]

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Light agenda for Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening

Posted May 19, 2013 by Bruce Snook

There’s a light agenda for the Constantine Village Council meeting scheduled for Monday evening (May 20). Under ‘Consent Agenda’ are routine reports from the Village Manager, Police, DPW, and Fire. There’s only one item under ‘Unfinished Business’ – Mayor Exchange Day. Two items appear under the ‘New Business’ heading – Bathroom Facility Fee and Traffic […]

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Additional expenses anticipated to maintain sewer line between Constantine and Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted May 7, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Constantine Village Manager Mark Honeysett predicted there will be additional expenses to maintain the sewer line between Constantine and Three Rivers Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) at a Monday evening (May 6) meeting of the village council. Honeysett presented council members with two photos of the damaged areas, and a memorandum from plant superintendent James […]

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Constantine Village Council meeting on Monday evening calendar

Posted May 5, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Constantine Village Council is slated to meet Monday evening (May 6th). The agenda is rather light with no New Business and the following items of Unfinished Business: Force Main Vent Valve Replacement Mayor Exchange Day Sale of Village Property. The meeting will get underway at 7 p.m. at the Constantine Village Hall.

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Constantine Village Council approves liquor license application for Constantine Brewing Company, LLC

Posted April 16, 2013 by Bruce Snook

A microbrewery and small wine-making business in downtown Constantine is one step closer to being open following the Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening (April 15). The council passed Resolution #13-09 approving the application for a liquor license from the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC), for Constantine Brewing Company, LLC, located at 145 S. Washington […]

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Public hearing on sale of village-owned property slated during Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening

Posted April 14, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The proposed sale of a small parcel of village-owned land on East Water Street will be the subject of a public hearing during the Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening (April 15). Charles and Joelen Zimont are proposing to purchase eight feet of land adjacent to the west edge of their property at 280 East […]

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Change in ‘village water leak policy’ at Constantine

Posted March 20, 2013 by Bruce Snook

At Monday’s (March 18) meeting of the Constantine Village Council, several members said they approved of Village Manager Mark Honeysett giving citizens 48 hours to repair a water leak to gain a 50 per cent discount on the sewer portion of the combined water-sewer bill.  Honeysett said currently the policy allows full credit on a leak, […]

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Constantine Village Council authorizes purchase of new police cruiser

Posted March 19, 2013 by Bruce Snook

A new police cruiser is in the future for the Constantine Police Department. During its meeting Monday evening (March 18), the Constantine Village Council approved the purchase of 2013 Chevy Impala from Jim Vetter Chevrolet in Three Rivers at a cost of $21,992.41.  The action came on a 6-to-1 vote with Trustee MacKenzie Strawser dissenting. […]

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Constantine Village Council to meet Monday evening

Posted March 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Constantine Village Council will meet in regular session Monday evening (March 18). Three items of Unfinished Business are on the agenda: Sale of Village Property – E. Water Street Underdrain Repair 2013-14 Budget There are four items of New Business: Proposed Purchase of  New Police Cruiser Village Water Leak Policy Newsletter Minutes Three Rivers […]

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Constantine fire chief proposes addition of ‘Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Only’ division to fire department

Posted March 6, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Constantine Fire Chief Mike Haydon has urged the Constantine Village Council to review a proposal to add an “Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Only” division to the fire department.  In doing so during the council meeting Monday evening (March 4), Haydon indicated he wished to see more EMS personnel available. When asked why not train personnel […]

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Constantine Village Council approves force main improvements project

Posted March 5, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Three Rivers Clean Water (CWP) director James J. Baker spoke on the need for Constantine to cover the cost of a force main improvements project at the Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening (March 4).  The estimated cost of the project is $75,592.13.   A letter written earlier by Baker to Village Manager Mark Honeysett, included […]

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Constantine Village Council to meet in regular session Monday evening

Posted March 2, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Constantine Village Council will meet in regular session Monday evening (March 4th). The agenda lists one item of Unfinished Business – 460 White Pigeon Street. There are six items of New Business: Sewer Force Main – Vent Valve Bids Property Sale – East Water Street Fire Department EMS Policy Special Election Results Grant Application […]

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