Tag Archives: Village Council

Council decisions

Headline News Last night, the Village Council made several important, often difficult decisions. Here is a summary of only the major ones. Note that details will follow, some here and some in local newspapers. Accepted Harbor Commissions proposal for building … Continue reading

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Deal for Bech’s Mustard in the works

Been a long time comingThe Village of Elk Rapids has tentatively agreed to purchase the vacant property on Dexter, known locally as the Bech’s Mustard property, subject to Village Council approval. A public hearing is scheduled for Monday, April 4 … Continue reading

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Historical Society hosts special program

ELK RAPIDS AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S APRIL “SPECIAL” PRESENTATION Elk Rapids: Community Character, Historic Architecture, and Heritage Tourism At the Combined Government Center, 315 Bridge StreetFriday, April 8, 2011 at 6 p.m. (This is the only Friday program this season) Presented … Continue reading

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Green E.R. “makes Progress”

Latest from the new Elk Rapids Progress is an article about village efforts to spur environmentally responsible development. Here’s an excerpt: Already, the Village of Elk Rapids is seeking to reduce impermeable surfaces within the Village by forty-five percent. Impermeable … Continue reading

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Elk Rapids Progress posts first online news

Here is an excerpt from the first online article, posted on the Elk Rapids Progress preliminary online Web site, by Editor Samantha Tengelitsch: Village welcomes new Police Chier,Support for Josephine Mandamin,Discusses docks, street striping, placemaking By Samantha Tengelitsch, Editor The … Continue reading

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Courtesy docks

Because I could not attend last night’s meeting, I asked Greg Reisig, who did attend, to comment: It was a good one-hour meeting with about 50 people there. At first, Harbormaster Cheryl Werth and Village Manager Bob Peterson gave a … Continue reading

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Village Council Meeting – last night

Here are highlights of the council meeting. BudgetVillage President Dan Reszka gave an overview narrative of the continuing Village program of cost reductions, then Village Manager Bob Peterson presented a summary of the new budget. Significant changes have occurred in … Continue reading

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