The artist's depiction of the new development by Gander Mountain was hilarious! Big mature trees? No chance! Look at Walmart, Home Depot, Menards, Penney's and all the other big developments they have approved. In all of those cases the city had the chance to enforce their own comp plan and require some natural vegetation to help retain some of the up north character the city's plan calls for. In all cases they did nothing of the sort.
Don Hannahs is priceless
Well, yet another story about a dangerous dog biting someone. That poor grandma was so upset at that meeting because her 2-year-old grandchild got bit. I would have been, too. That township needs to get Don Hannahs, the animal control officer, fast. I walk every day on our township road and we have people that don't control their dogs. I have called Don Hannahs many times. All I have to say is animal control officer Don Hannahs - priceless. Do something, township.
Could you please run an article explaining what that $825,000 HUD grant is actually going to buy? Somehow the terms "encouraged long-term social economic and environmental sustainability" doesn't tell me what we are paying with all those tax dollars. Development and execution of regional plans - what in the world are you actually talking about - other than wasting tax money just before an election. Ha! That's what it is.
What do you do for a raise?
To those of you who complain about teachers who get a raise after going years without one, instead of complaining, why don't you come in and see what they do? Try keeping 28-30 kindergartners in a line and quiet. Try getting a child to do their work while all they do is sit there and look at you like, "You can't make me do this," kids that throw chairs at you, swear and hit you. Why don't you let us know what your job is so when you get a raise, we can write in and complain about it?
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