Mt. Pleasant city officials raise the bar for Jimmy Johns; delivery precedes phone hookup.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Friday, January 25, 2013
2013 Proposed Budget Deficit - $534,210
City manager Kathie Grinzinger concludes Mt. Pleasant is in a structural deficit position, only two solutions exist for 2014 and beyond: services must be re-ordered or eliminated, or revenue must be increased and/or diversified.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
City's website documents administrators have been, and intend to continue, acting without statutory authority; felony misconduct in office, professional misconduct. Authored by 'jgray', created July 27, 2012 and last modified July 30, 2012:
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Monday, July 30, 2012
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Monday, June 11, 2012
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Development proposed for 1003 Douglas is scheduled for planning commission consideration May 3, 2012; the sixth time city officials have scheduled its consideration. Agenda inconsistencies and a history of disregard for statute provisions renders planning commission action unpredictable.
Friday, April 20, 2012
The zoning board of appeals has responded with - we don't do statutorily authorized and properly adopted - scheduling 1003 Douglas for April 25, 2012.
- Improper hearing - City Code §154.162, §154.168, §154.171
- Improper variance application - City Code §154.164
Saturday, April 14, 2012
One week+ and city officials have twice confirmed receipt of the question/clarification request. Perhaps the effort of a second receipt confirmation, in lieu of citations, answers all the questions; Mt. Pleasant city officials take action mindless of statutory authority. Their history supports such a conclusion and the city attorney has opined that intentional disregard renders statute provisions inapplicable.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Monday, February 27, 2012
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
In second meetings following advise their actions were inconsistent with training and law1, the zoning board of appeals and planning commission continue breach of statutory duty. Confounding their choice, a planning commissioner previously observed 'that makes no sense'2.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
September 7, 2011 the Planning Commission approves site plan SPR-11-09. The approval was based on compliance with ZBA requirements. State and local statutes mandate site plan approval or rejection be based upon standards and requirements contained in the zoning ordinances.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Monday, August 8, 2011
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Despite commissioners having stated the process is unfamiliar and makes no sense the Zoning Board of Appeals continues non-appeal hearings. ZBA Case 04-2011, 510 W. Pickard industrial zone new construction, the Board reviews site plan and authorizes variance.
Friday, April 1, 2011
Effective October 25, 2010 the city of Mt. Pleasant obtained an option to purchase all or part of the state-owned property commonly known as the Mt. Pleasant Center. The Mt. Pleasant City Commission convened closed sessions to discuss the purchase at both its March 14, and March 24, 2011 regularly scheduled sessions.
Saturday, March 26, 2011
In the third of four hearings imposed prior to permitting development, L-1 Bar & Grille received liquor license approval from the city commission. Discussion indicates city staff unilaterally determined doubling hearings required was a more efficient and business friendly process.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Considering the January 6, 2011 planning commission meeting with context of city code § 154.171(A) Criteria for special use permits and city code § 154.003, § 154.067 below and MCL 125.3504; it appears the planning commission is challenging the ZBA for the title of most inept administration.
Monday, November 29, 2010
Saturday, October 9, 2010
A request earlier this year, to convert a building located in an office service zoning district to residential duplex use (SUP-10-04), illustrates administrative inefficiencies introduced when city officials determine to violate ordinance provisions.