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Brueck, Wilkins win trustee seats on Fabius Township Board

Posted November 7, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Incumbent David Brueck and newcomer Daniel Wilkins – both Republicans – were the winners of two trustee seats on the Fabius Township Board in Tuesday’s (November 6) General Election. According to unofficial results, Brueck received 991 votes (37.68 percent) and Wilkins collected 965 (36.69 percent).  The third candidate, Democrat Dennis Bradley, received 669 votes (25.44 […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: “Considering the length of the ballot in this election, we should go prepared”

Posted November 1, 2012 by Bruce Snook

One positive aspect of the pounds of campaign material of these past months is a boost for printers and the Postal Service.  Another would be the realization that someone is asking for your vote.  Along the way, we may even learn something of the role of our government of, by and for the people.  At […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Brueck, Bradley endorsed for Fabius Township trustee seats

Posted October 26, 2012 by Bruce Snook

To the editor: There is a “race” worth the full attention of Fabius Township voters for the two positions of “Trustee” on the Fabius Township Board.  The three candidates for these positions are the incumbent, David Brueck; R. Dennis Bradley; and Dan Wilkins. While I have disagreed with Brueck on more than one occasion, particularly […]

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Fabius Township Wetlands Advisory Committee recognizes ten township residents

Posted October 5, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The Fabius Township Environmental and Wetlands Advisory Committee has recognized ten Fabius Township residents for their efforts in the township. The recognition came during the September meeting of the Fabius Township Board as Vic Eichler, chairman of the committee, provided the latest monthly report from the group. Eichler recognized local attorney John Barnes for more […]

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Brueck and Wilkins win Republican nominations for Fabius Township trustee positions in Primary Election

Posted August 7, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Incumbent Fabius Township Trustee David Brueck and newcomer Daniel Wilkins won the Republican nominations for two trustee seats on the Fabius Township Board in Tuesday’s (August 7) Primary Election.  The other contender, former Supervisor Del Martin, finished third. Unofficial results show Brueck received 328 votes (41.52 percent), Wilkins 314 (39.75 percent), and Martin 145 (18.35 […]

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Township candidates participate in forum at Three Rivers City Hall

Posted August 2, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Nine of 15 candidates for contested offices in Lockport, Fabius and Park townships participated in a ‘Meet the Candidates Forum’ Wednesday evening (August 1) at Three Rivers City Hall. The event, sponsored by the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce, actually consisted of three back-to-back forums, one for each of the townships in the immediate […]

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Fabius Township Environmental & Wetlands Protection Advisory Committee establishes “The Green Star Award”

Posted July 30, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The Fabius Township Environmental & Wetlands Protection Advisory Committee has established “The Green Star Award” to recognize owners of property on Fabius Township Lakes who have developed exemplary natural lakefront shorelines. Natural landscaping for shorelines employs native plants which not only maintain the rural character of our area, but also protects the property from erosion, […]

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Fabius Township seeking persons to serve on township boards and committees

Posted May 22, 2012 by Bruce Snook

“We could use some good folks.” These were among the opening words spoken by Fabius Township Supervisor John Kroggel during the May meeting of the Fabius Township Board as he invited persons interested in serving on various township boards and committees to step forward. Kroggel said, “We’ve had people that have served this township for […]

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Process to consider requests for proposed recycling facility in Fabius Township continues

Posted December 12, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The Fabius Township Planning Commission has gathered further input regarding Site Plan Review and Special Exception Use Permit requests from Three Rivers Metal Recyclers, LLC for the company’s proposed recycling facility on M-60 west of Three Rivers, but it’s unclear when the body will render a decision on the matter. That’s the situation following another […]

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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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Fabius Township Board approves Conditional Land Transfer Agreements for Dairy Queen and Patel properties

Posted October 26, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The Fabius Township Board has approved Conditional Land Transfer Agreements for the Dairy Queen property on US-131 and the Patel property on Millard Road. The unanimous action – taken during a brief special meeting late Tuesday afternoon (October 25th) – followed similar action by the Three Rivers City Commission last week. Township Supervisor John Kroggel […]

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Waste Management and Westside Landfill to be focus of August 4th presentation

Posted July 25, 2011 by Bruce Snook

Residents of Fabius Township and the surrounding area will want to take advantage of an opportunity to learn about Waste Management and the Westside Landfill, the township’s largest industry. The Fabius Township Citizens’ Coalition invites you to a presentation by Eric Shafer, Site Manager for Waste Management, who will share the history, operations, and future […]

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Harder Road topic for Fabius Township Board meeting

Posted April 14, 2011 by Bruce Snook

Roads were in the spotlight during the April meeting of the Fabius Township Board – and a badly-deteriorated, two-mile stretch of Harder Road received a good deal of the attention. Louis Csokasy, manager of the St. Joseph County Road Commission, and Rick Jackson, superintendent of operations, were featured guests at the meeting Wednesday evening (April […]

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Wetlands letter, brochure going to nearly 1,500 Fabius Township property owners

Posted January 20, 2011 by Bruce Snook

Until recently, one of the most undervalued resources in Michigan has been the wet areas with plants (often called swamps, marshes or bogs, including edges of lakes, streams and rivers).  St. Joseph County has been fortunate to have a large number of such wetlands, which support fish and wildlife, protect water quality, and provide flood […]

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Park Township joins Fabius Township in accepting fire department buyout proposal from Lockport Township

Posted January 13, 2011 by Bruce Snook

Park Township has joined Fabius Township in accepting the proposal from Lockport Township for buying out its ownership stake in the former Lockport-Fabius-Park (LFP) Fire Department. In action Wednesday evening (January 12th), the Park Township Board – on a 5-to-nothing vote – agreed to accept the proposal from Lockport Township for the buyout at a […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Citizen input needed regarding Fabius Township’s Noxious Weed Control Ordinance

Posted October 7, 2010 by Bruce Snook

To the Editor: Residents of Fabius Township should be aware of the Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 12 at 7 p.m. at the Fabius Township Hall for the purpose of input on the township’s Noxious Weed Control Ordinance.  The Planning Commission has attempted to clarify sections of the ordinance which upon close examination was found […]

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Fabius Township Board supports dissolution of wheelchair van service through TR Fire Department

Posted September 9, 2010 by Bruce Snook

The Fabius Township Board has indicated its support for proposed dissolution of the wheelchair van service provided by the Three Rivers Fire Department. The action came during the board’s September meeting Wednesday evening (September 8th) as Trustee Jim O’Neill reported on the most recent intergovernmental meeting.  O’Neill read portions of a letter from Fire Chief […]

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NEW Coon Hollow Preserve poster coming soon

Posted September 8, 2010 by Bruce Snook

A new commemorative poster for the Judith K. Johnson Coon Hollow Preserve in Fabius Township will be available soon. Rebecca Shank, president of the Fabius Township Citizens’ Coalition, Inc., announced plans for the new poster during the September meeting of the Fabius Township Board Wednesday evening (September 8th). Featuring a leopard frog on a log […]

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Fabius Township Citizens’ Coalition Board to meet June 16th

Posted June 5, 2010 by Bruce Snook

The Board of Directors of the Fabius Township Citizens’ Coalition, Inc. will meet at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 16th. A potluck lunch will follow the business meeting at 12302 Corey Lake Road. On the agenda are the Coon Hollow Preserve Management Plan, report of the St. Joseph River Watershed Council, filling of Board vacancies, […]

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