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Three Rivers City Commission approves Lockport Township Fire Protection Service Agreement for 15-year period

Posted June 5, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers City Commission has put its stamp of approval on a proposed agreement for the City of Three Rivers Fire Department to provide fire protection service to the western portion of Lockport Township for a 15-year period beginning in 2014.  That portion of Lockport Township is currently served through a contract with the […]

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Lockport Township Board approves fire protection proposal from City of Three Rivers Fire Department

Posted May 13, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Lockport Township Board is looking to the City of Three Rivers Fire Department (TRFD) for fire protection in that portion of the township now served by the Fabius-Park Fire Department (FPFD). In action during their May meeting Monday evening (May 13), board members voted unanimously to accept a proposal for a 15-year service contract […]

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Former Lockport Township Supervisor Marty Barth dies at age 77

Posted August 28, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Martin “Marty” Barth, age 77, of Three Rivers, died Sunday (August 26) at the University of Michigan Hospital following a brief illness. Barth and his late wife, Jan, who preceded him in death, were longtime residents of Three Rivers.  They belonged to the First Presbyterian Church of Three Rivers and Marty served as Lockport Township […]

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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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Lockport Township signs LFP Fire Department ‘buyout agreement’

Posted August 9, 2011 by Bruce Snook

“I think we’re done.” These were the words of Lockport Township Supervisor Ray Signorello during the August meeting of the Lockport Township Board Monday evening (August 8th) as he reported on the ‘buyout agreement’ for the township’s interest in the former Lockport-Fabius-Park Fire Department. Signorello announced that he and Township Clerk Wayne Timm signed paperwork […]

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Agreement on buyout of Lockport Township interest in former LFP Fire Department “extremely close”

Posted June 14, 2011 by Bruce Snook

An agreement on the buyout of Lockport Township’s interest in the former Lockport-Fabius-Park Fire Department is apparently near. That’s the indication given by supervisors from all three townships. During the June meeting of the Fabius Township Board last week, Supervisor John Kroggel  said, “We’re very close in getting the issue taken care of with the […]

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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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Fabius Township Board accepts Lockport Township’s fire department buyout proposal

Posted January 13, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The Fabius Township Board has accepted the proposal from the Lockport Township Board to buy out Lockport’s interest in the former Lockport-Fabius-Park (LFP) Fire Department for $328,000. The action came on a unanimous vote during the January meeting of the Fabius Township Board Wednesday evening (January 12th).  It followed formal action by the Lockport Township […]

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Lockport Township Water Department to continue chlorination of water supply for the next month

Posted January 11, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The Lockport Township Water Department will continue chlorinating water in the system for a bit longer following contamination late last month that prompted issuance of a ‘Drinking Water Warning.’ During the time the warning was in effect – from December 28th until January 2nd – users were advised to boil their water. The warning came […]

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Lockport Township Board takes no action on early Sunday sales of alcohol

Posted December 13, 2010 by Bruce Snook

The Lockport Township Board took no action Monday evening (December 13th) toward prohibiting early Sunday sales of alcohol. According to a December 1st letter from the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC), recent legislative amendments of the Michigan Liquor Control Code of 1998 allow for the sale of spirits, mixed spirit drink and beer and wine […]

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‘Noxious weed ordinance’ suggested for Lockport Township

Posted July 12, 2010 by Bruce Snook

The Lockport Township Board has been asked to consider adoption of a ‘noxious weed ordinance’ to give the township a more expeditious way to deal with situations involving tall grass and weeds. Doug Kuhlman, enforcement officer for the township, recommended consideration of such an ordinance in expressing concern about a property in the Ash Subdivision […]

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‘Fire protection’ in the spotlight again during Lockport Township Board meeting

Posted May 10, 2010 by Bruce Snook

As has been the case on numerous occasions during the last several years, ‘fire protection’ was the topic for extensive conversation during the May meeting of the Lockport Township Board Monday evening (May 10th). In this case, the discussion came in the wake of last week’s overwhelming defeat of a proposed tax levy of 1.2 […]

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Efforts underway for supervisors from Lockport, Fabius and Park townships to meet following defeat of Lockport fire millage

Posted May 5, 2010 by Bruce Snook

Supervisors from Lockport, Fabius and Park townships are likely to meet in the near future following Tuesday’s (May 4th) election in which Lockport Township voters soundly defeated a proposed 1.2 mill tax levy for 20 years to generate additional revenue for fire protection. Work to arrange the supervisors meeting was reported during the May meeting […]

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Lockport Township voters soundly reject fire protection millage proposal

Posted May 4, 2010 by Bruce Snook

Lockport Township voters have soundly defeated a proposed tax levy of 1.2 mills for 20 years to generate additional revenue for fire protection. In balloting Tuesday (May 4th), two-thirds of the 354 voters who cast ballots voted “no.” The tally was 118 “yes” compared to 236 “no.”

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Lockport Township Board to consider ‘anti-noise ordinance’

Posted April 13, 2010 by Bruce Snook

Should Lockport Township have an anti-noise ordinance? The Lockport Township Board is expected to consider the matter during its May meeting after studying the draft of such an ordinance distributed Monday evening (April 12th) by Enforcement Officer Doug Kuhlman.

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Lockport Township dump passes

Posted February 23, 2010 by Bruce Snook

Here’s information of particular interest to residents of Lockport Township: Effective this year, Spring and Fall dump passes will be valid for two consecutive weeks.

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Lockport Township website now ‘online’

Posted February 23, 2010 by Bruce Snook

Lockport Township’s new website is now online! That’s the report from Joe Nowicki, the Lockport Township trustee who has been working with Three Rivers-based ZCSS – Zen Computing Support and Service – in recent months to develop the website.

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What a difference a day makes

Posted February 16, 2010 by Bruce Snook

These pictures show the transition taking place on North Main Street, just north of the Three Rivers city limits, with demolition of the old Comfort Motel.

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Owner of demolition-targeted Comfort Motel asks for time to “correct the situation for you”

Posted February 9, 2010 by Bruce Snook

With the planned demolition of the old Comfort Motel on North Main Street just days away, the owner of the property has appealed to the Lockport Township Board for “a reasonable time” to “correct the situation for you.” Hiren Patel addressed the board Monday evening (February 8th) and said, “I found out a few days […]

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LFP Fire Department again?

Posted February 1, 2010 by Bruce Snook

The Lockport Township Board has expressed interest in rejoining what is now the Fabius-Park Fire Department (FPFD). A proposed contract from the FPFD Fire Board for continuing fire protection to Lockport Township beyond April 1st – and “the possibility of coming back in” – were topics for conversation during a special Fire Board meeting Saturday […]

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