Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Waste Management will begin Thursday's trash pickup at 6 a.m. so sanitation workers avoid the extreme heat predicted.
With temperatures expected to reach the high 90s Thursday, Waste Management will start its trash pickup at 6 a.m.–an hour earlier than the regularly scheduled time–in an effort to help sanitation workers avoid the extreme heat. This change in time will only affect the areas typically serviced on Thursday. These sections include: There will be no trash pickup on Wednesday, July 4. Because of the holiday, all collections will be one day behind.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
In today's news the township extends its contract with Waste Management, three Macombers start their 174-mile trek across the state and negotiations to move the 41A District Court from Shelby to Macomb Township continue.
If you need to leave your house today, the weather will not be to your liking. We're looking at mostly cloudy skies and showers for most, if not all, of the day. We'll reach a high near 67 degrees, and a low around 64 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Macomb Township will continue contracting with Waste Management as its sole waste hauler for the next three years. The board of trustees approved modifications to a contract extension with Waste Management at a special meeting Sept. 7. Read more about what these modifications mean for you and the pros and cons argued at the meeting. Three Macomb Township natives will take the first step in a 174-mile cross-state journey today to raise awareness and funding for relief and …
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Macomb Township will extend its contract with Waste Management, but will hold a special public meeting at 7 p.m. on Sept. 7 in the Town Hall to allow residents to ask further questions about the contract or the township’s waste collection service.
In light of recent mailings and a general misunderstanding of the township’s contract with Waste Management, trustees gave a special presentation Wednesday to explain why they are opting to extend the contract with WM three years–an extension estimated to net a minimum of $436,187 in combined annual savings for all residents. Prior to 2007, Macomb Township used several different companies to serve its collection needs. In 2006, the township opted to contract with a single waste hauler and solicited bids from Rizzo Services, Republic, Allied and WM. These bids were for eight-year contracts that would include a three-year extension after the first five years. With this three-year extension, the township would be able to negotiate with the …
Best of luck to our local high school football teams heading to their first games of the 2011 season tonight.
Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 77 degrees. It will be a bit windy during the morning and afternoon, with gusts as high as 22 mph. The evening rolls in mostly clear, with a low around 55 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The Republican Committee of Northern Macomb County and Macomb Township Republican Caucus will host more than 300 local politicians and supporters Aug. 30 for the 2011 Reagan Leadership Dinner. This event is a fund-raiser for the committee to support candidates in the 2012 elections. The 2011 high school football season officially kicks off tonight as Dakota and L'Anse Creuse North travel to Muskegon and Rochester, respectively, in their first matchups of the season. Patch will be following …
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The board is expected to make a decision on a 2012-15 contract for the township's garbage collection services. The township currently contracts with Waste Management.
The Macomb Township Board of Trustees meets tonight at 7 in the Town Hall, located south of 25 Mile Road. Residents will have two opportunities during the meeting to share their opinion on items listed on the agenda as well as other issues of concern in their community. As always, Patch will be there to keep you posted on what's going on in the township and how your hard-earned tax dollars are being spent. Agenda Overview: For a look at the full agenda, click here.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
If the township approves a new three-year contract with Waste Management, customers' per-address, per-month rates for garbage collection would be locked in and reduced until 2014.
Macomb Township residents could see a slightly lower bill for their garbage collection next quarter if the township signs a new three-year contract with Waste Management. The new contract, proposed by Waste Management and currently under consideration by the township’s board of trustees and legal counsel, would lock in a per-address, per-month rate almost $1 less than the current rate. The contract would also include a special, reduced rate for seniors and a new base rate for the fuel surcharges added to the bills of customers who pay month-to-month or quarterly. The new per-address, per-month rates compared to the current rates are as follows: *Seniors who pay annually, will receive one month off their total bill. For customers who pay …
Chippewa Valley considers becoming a midyear school of choice, a community party at the library's north branch celebrates its 10-year birthday and lower garbage collection bills could be ahead for residents. These headlines and more today.
Fall isn't here quite yet and today's sun and warm temperatures are proof of that. The high temperature is expected to be around 81 degrees with sunny, clear skies all day. Cool winds will put the low around 60 degrees tonight, but there isn't a rain cloud in sight, according to the National Weather Service. Happy Birthday North Branch! The Clinton-Macomb Public Library's North Branch will celebrate its 10th birthday from 4 to 7 p.m. today with a community party at the branch on 24 Mile Road. The party will include a children’s craft, free photos in a photo booth, face painting and cake. Should Chippewa Valley open to allow midyear transfers as a school of choice? The advantage is that the option could draw athletes to the district. The …