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WALB Albany
State leaders review inspection process for carnival ridesthem the way we should,” Thompson said. But that could change according to Sta
State leaders review inspection process for carnival rides
WALB Albany / Posted 10 hours ago
them the way we should,” Thompson said. But that could change according to State Sen. John Albers. As Vice Chairman of the Public Safety Committee, he sent the following statement. “I will contact the Fire Marshal to discuss changes in the law and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
State leaders review inspection process for carnival ridesthem the way we should,” Thompson said. But that could change according to Sta
State leaders review inspection process for carnival rides
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 10 hours ago
them the way we should,” Thompson said. But that could change according to State Sen. John Albers. As Vice Chairman of the Public Safety Committee, he sent the following statement. “I will contact the Fire Marshal to discuss changes in the law and... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Metro Council to review Parkland building collapsemonth after a deadly building collapse in West Louisville, the incident will re
Metro Council to review Parkland building collapse
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 10 hours ago
month after a deadly building collapse in West Louisville, the incident will receive a closer look from the Metro Council Public Safety Committee. Councilwoman Jessica Green asked the committee to investigate what led up to the July 22 collapse... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Violent crime is still up in Dallas, but may have plateaued for now200 new positions, in next year's proposed budget. Council members will finaliz
Violent crime is still up in Dallas, but may have plateaued for now
Dallas Morning News / Posted 15 hours ago
200 new positions, in next year's proposed budget. Council members will finalize that next month. But council members at a public safety committee meeting Monday questioned whether adding new positions is necessary. Council member Jennifer... Read more
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Orange County Register
As U.S. cuts ties with private prisons, California to keep using thema private company that has a profit motive," Spector said. State Sen. Loni Han
As U.S. cuts ties with private prisons, California to keep using them
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
a private company that has a profit motive," Spector said. State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, chairwoman of the Senate's Public Safety Committee and its budget subcommittee on Corrections and Public Safety, said California should terminate its... Read more
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Rutland Herald
City Hall Reporter’s Notebook: Playing catch-upa meeting of the Community and Economic Development Committee at 5:30 p.m. Tues
City Hall Reporter’s Notebook: Playing catch-up
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
a meeting of the Community and Economic Development Committee at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss a regional marketing plan. The Public Safety Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday to discuss public safety issues surrounding refugee res... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
County administration and LRES committees begin 2017 budget discussionsit was difficult to balance the budget and cuts had to be made. Supervisor Ted
County administration and LRES committees begin 2017 budget discussions
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
it was difficult to balance the budget and cuts had to be made. Supervisor Ted Cushing said Sheriff Grady Hartman told the public safety committee at a recent meeting that the department anticipates between $500,000 and $900,000 in... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
L.A. City Councilmember Files Emergency Motion Regarding Use of Spice After Overdose Cases on Skid Rowspice on Aug. 22, 2016. (Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times) Councilmember
L.A. City Councilmember Files Emergency Motion Regarding Use of Spice After Overdose Cases on Skid Row
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
spice on Aug. 22, 2016. (Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times) Councilmember Mitchell Englander, who is the chair of the public safety committee, filed the motion Friday. “Spice” as it is called, has become more popular in recent years and most... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Parkersburg Police Department seeks public feedback on use of forceare now making it accessible to the community, said Martin. The Response to Res
Parkersburg Police Department seeks public feedback on use of force
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
are now making it accessible to the community, said Martin. The Response to Resistance Survey was created to support the Public Safety Committee and aid in its efforts to safeguard the citizens, said Martin. Community survey results will be... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JCFD looks to move forward on facilities' needsrepairs, with the largest planned project being the potential remodel, rebuild
JCFD looks to move forward on facilities' needs
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
repairs, with the largest planned project being the potential remodel, rebuild or relocation of Fire Station No. 2. At the Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Fire Chief Matt Schofield said the department has completed several smaller... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Weighing options for ambulance services in Hawkins Countylosing a major area ambulance service Hawkins County leaders are grappling with
Weighing options for ambulance services in Hawkins County
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
losing a major area ambulance service Hawkins County leaders are grappling with what to do next. The county commission's Public Safety Committee met Thursday morning to discuss its options. Commissioners said they're acting under the assumption... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Council members to call for hearing on undisclosed police surveillance plane programgoing on with it." "We haven't had a public accounting of the program," Davis
Council members to call for hearing on undisclosed police surveillance plane program
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
going on with it." "We haven't had a public accounting of the program," Davis said. "The chair and the vice chair of the public safety committee will be working to make that happen as soon as possible." Branch said he was scheduling an... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas wants 549 new cops, but that may not be realisticvice president Michael Mata. When police officials shared data about recruitin
Dallas wants 549 new cops, but that may not be realistic
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
vice president Michael Mata. When police officials shared data about recruiting with City Council members during a public safety committee meeting Monday, council member Philip Kingston asked how many of the recruits would make it to the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Status quo cannot continue:” Lawmaker suggests hiring more MPD officers from low-income neighborhoodsmaybe not resort to deadly force,” Rep. Young said. Alderman Bob Donovan is th
“Status quo cannot continue:” Lawmaker suggests hiring more MPD officers from low-income neighborhoods
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
maybe not resort to deadly force,” Rep. Young said. Alderman Bob Donovan is the chair of the Milwaukee Common Council’s Public Safety Committee. He helped draft a “Public Safety Action Plan” unveiled Tuesday that calls for the hiring of 280 new... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Church Hill EMS closes doors, Hawkins County EMS taking overto be a fix," Murrell said. "We just don't know for sure what the fix is going
Church Hill EMS closes doors, Hawkins County EMS taking over
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
to be a fix," Murrell said. "We just don't know for sure what the fix is going to be, that's entirely up to the county public safety committee and county commission." We're told all emergency calls have been answered at this time, so while the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Report of secret aerial surveillance by Baltimore police prompts questions, outrageall of the things that have come out about the police department," said City Co
Report of secret aerial surveillance by Baltimore police prompts questions, outrage
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
all of the things that have come out about the police department," said City Councilman Brandon Scott, vice chair of the public safety committee, who said he first learned about the program through the Bloomberg article. He was referring to the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
No quarter: Council nixes meters for Center Street parking lot in North Adamsapproved by a 7-2 vote at the Aug. 9 council meeting, but required a second vot
No quarter: Council nixes meters for Center Street parking lot in North Adams
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
approved by a 7-2 vote at the Aug. 9 council meeting, but required a second vote to be finalized. In an uncommon move, the public safety committee held a meeting after the full council's vote to hear from downtown business owners who opposed the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
More officers, deputies, less GPS monitoring, review of pursuit policy among public safety recommendationsMILWAUKEE — Members of Milwaukee’s Common Council, including President Ashanti
More officers, deputies, less GPS monitoring, review of pursuit policy among public safety recommendations
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 6 days ago
MILWAUKEE — Members of Milwaukee’s Common Council, including President Ashanti Hamilton and Public Safety Committee Chair Alderman Bob Donovan on Tuesday afternoon, August 23rd unveiled a series of recommendations intended to address Milwaukee’s... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bills to mandate prison for sexually assaulting unconscious victims, redefine rape clear Assembly panelconscious person as a more severe crime than attacking an unconscious person, a
Bills to mandate prison for sexually assaulting unconscious victims, redefine rape clear Assembly panel
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
conscious person as a more severe crime than attacking an unconscious person, and the legislation endorsed by the Assembly Public Safety Committee seeks to eliminate that seeming absurdity. Brock Turner's case, and the gripping testimonial his... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Dog-Mauling Death Prompts New ProtocolService Answering Point (PSAP) Director Michael Briscoe and Deputy Director Geo
Dog-Mauling Death Prompts New Protocol
New Haven Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Service Answering Point (PSAP) Director Michael Briscoe and Deputy Director George Peet told the Board of Alders Public Safety Committee during a workshop at City Hall that a review of the 911 call for help on the day that New Haven... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
State Unemployment Rates Still Highhave enticed officers around the state to begin drawing their pensions earlier
State Unemployment Rates Still High
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
have enticed officers around the state to begin drawing their pensions earlier than they might have planned. Santa Fe’s Public Safety Committee recently approved a resolution calling on officials to work together on a plan for retaining... Read more
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The Post-Journal
What Would Legislators Like To Know When Making Decision?In some cases, obtaining information that's needed to make those decisions can
What Would Legislators Like To Know When Making Decision?
The Post-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
In some cases, obtaining information that's needed to make those decisions can be a challenge. Take July's Public Safety Committee meeting for instance. As county legislators spoke with Ned Barone, public defender, on new eligibility guidelines for... Read more
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USA Today
Cincinnati police union wants more pay for officers to wear body camerasnotice, saying, 'Hey, you forgot something,' " Hils said. Councilman Christoph
Cincinnati police union wants more pay for officers to wear body cameras
USA Today / Posted 10 days ago
notice, saying, 'Hey, you forgot something,' " Hils said. Councilman Christopher Smitherman, chairman of Council's Law and Public Safety Committee, said body cameras are meant to protect the officers. "This is to support our officers at a time... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams businesses again rail against meter planto feed them," said Jeffrey Thomas, executive director of Lever at 85 Main St.
North Adams businesses again rail against meter plan
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 11 days ago
to feed them," said Jeffrey Thomas, executive director of Lever at 85 Main St. In an uncommon move, the City Council's Public Safety Committee held another hearing Tuesday on the proposal — less than a week after the council voted 7-2 to... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Local NORML chapter supports Boyd pot proposalofficers," NORML said in a statement. The ordinance is scheduled for a hearing
Local NORML chapter supports Boyd pot proposal
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
officers," NORML said in a statement. The ordinance is scheduled for a hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the council's Public Safety Committee in the fifth floor conference room of City Hall, 125 N. Main. Ryan Poe is a politics and policy... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Police to return medals of valor awarded after 107-old Arkansas man fatally shotwant to and I said, well, somebody is going to have to." Hollingworth said Ald
Police to return medals of valor awarded after 107-old Arkansas man fatally shot
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
want to and I said, well, somebody is going to have to." Hollingworth said Alderman George Stepps, who serves on the public safety committee, will accept the medals in place of Walker. Attempts to reach Walker were unsuccessful Wednesday.... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Force in NumbersAccording to figures presented at Monday’s meeting of the City Council’s Public
Force in Numbers
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
According to figures presented at Monday’s meeting of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee, there were 36 incidents in which some type of force was used by Pasadena police officers between Jan. 1 and June 30. Also in that time, there were 22... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Returning medals of valor, police saywant to and I said, well, somebody is going to have to." Hollingworth said Ald
Returning medals of valor, police say
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
want to and I said, well, somebody is going to have to." Hollingworth said Alderman George Stepps, who serves on the public safety committee, will accept the medals in place of Walker. Attempts to reach Walker were unsuccessful Wednesday.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Proposed lost/stolen gun law tabled indefinitely by Allentown Councillaw that would require gun owners to report lost and stolen firearms was tabled
Proposed lost/stolen gun law tabled indefinitely by Allentown Council
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
law that would require gun owners to report lost and stolen firearms was tabled indefinitely by Allentown Council's public safety committee Wednesday – leaving the future of the bill uncertain. The bill, which would require gun owners to... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis council member to propose easing marijuana penaltiesmarijuana possession in some cases. Council member Berlin Boyd said he'll pres
Memphis council member to propose easing marijuana penalties
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
marijuana possession in some cases. Council member Berlin Boyd said he'll present an ordinance in the council's Public Safety committee meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday that would let police officers choose whether to charge or fine people... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Memphis councilman to introduce ordinance to decriminalize small amounts of marijuanasmall amounts of marijuana, representatives from Boyd’s office announced Wednes
Memphis councilman to introduce ordinance to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 12 days ago
small amounts of marijuana, representatives from Boyd’s office announced Wednesday. He will introduce the ordinance in the Public Safety Committee at the next City Council meeting, Aug. 23. The ordinance would institute a $50 civil penalty for... Read more
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Island Packet
Town Council keeps legal opinion on ‘lock-out’ units privatethe town,” Hopkins said. Instead of responding to the request, Town Council in
Town Council keeps legal opinion on ‘lock-out’ units private
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
the town,” Hopkins said. Instead of responding to the request, Town Council instead approved a recommendation from the Public Safety Committee to have town staff meet with residents of Oceanwalk Villas along with reviewing the town’s land... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
New Paterson nightly traffic patrol takes aim at crimea quota system that would require officers to write a certain number of tickets
New Paterson nightly traffic patrol takes aim at crime
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
a quota system that would require officers to write a certain number of tickets. Councilman Michael Jackson, who heads the public safety committee, favored the idea. “This is something I’ve been asking for,” Jackson said. “You have a lot of... Read more
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The Seattle Times
City Council to consider law protecting people who watch, record policeThe Seattle City Council on Wednesday will begin considering a proposal to ensh
City Council to consider law protecting people who watch, record police
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
The Seattle City Council on Wednesday will begin considering a proposal to enshrine in law the rights of the public to observe and record police. But Councilmember Lisa Herbold’s proposed ordinance would go further by making the policy part of the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
City Council calls for emergency meeting to approve downtown safety planpolice. City officials have had three different meetings to talk about what so
City Council calls for emergency meeting to approve downtown safety plan
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 13 days ago
police. City officials have had three different meetings to talk about what some are calling a "crisis" downtown. At the public safety committee meeting Tuesday afternoon, Police Chief James Barber answered questions from the Council. The main... Read more
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Daily Journal
Should more NJ police use Tasers, stun guns?officers, presuming they undergo a training course approved by the Police Train
Should more NJ police use Tasers, stun guns?
Daily Journal / Posted 13 days ago
officers, presuming they undergo a training course approved by the Police Training Commission. Rible sits on the Law and Public Safety Committee with Carroll. “I think if there’s a person that you can somehow stop from maybe passively resisting... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
City council calls for emergency meeting to approve downtown safety planpolice. City officials have had three different meetings to talk about what so
City council calls for emergency meeting to approve downtown safety plan
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 13 days ago
police. City officials have had three different meetings to talk about what some are calling a "crisis" downtown. At the public safety committee meeting Tuesday afternoon, Police Chief James Barber answered questions from the council. The main... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson could increase traffic tickets 100% with new night enforcementquota system that would require officers to write a certain number of tickets.
Paterson could increase traffic tickets 100% with new night enforcement
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
quota system that would require officers to write a certain number of tickets. But Councilman Michael Jackson, head of the public safety committee, said he favored the idea. “This is something I’ve been asking for,” Jackson said. “You have a lot of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson could increase traffic tickets 100% increase with new night enforcementquota system that would require officers to write a certain number of tickets.
Paterson could increase traffic tickets 100% increase with new night enforcement
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 13 days ago
quota system that would require officers to write a certain number of tickets. But Councilman Michael Jackson, head of the public safety committee, said he favored the idea. “This is something I’ve been asking for,” Jackson said. “You have a lot of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County sets courts meetingsof the peace with questions. "Two weeks is a tight turnaround," Joel Jones, ju
Benton County sets courts meetings
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
of the peace with questions. "Two weeks is a tight turnaround," Joel Jones, justice of the peace and chairman of the Public Safety Committee, said Monday. Jones wanted to have two committee meetings -- one with only the justices of the peace... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
New hearing set on North Adams parking meter planNORTH ADAMS >> A plan to charge for parking on Center Street is not quite
New hearing set on North Adams parking meter plan
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 14 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> A plan to charge for parking on Center Street is not quite finalized. The City Council's Public Safety Committee will give the public one last chance to weigh in on a plan to install meters in the Center Street parking... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Good-government groups blast backroom deal that sank police-reform billsof the agreement circulated, and even that was not sent out to council members.
Good-government groups blast backroom deal that sank police-reform bills
Crain's New York Business / Posted 14 days ago
of the agreement circulated, and even that was not sent out to council members. Vanessa Gibson, who chairs the council's Public Safety Committee, told Crain’s the agreement “is not on paper yet,” but “we all know” what the changes entail from... Read more
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KERA North Texas
As Police Officers Leave Dallas, Other North Texas Departments Benefitthat’s not going to be enough to keep them in Dallas. In May, Dallas Police Ch
As Police Officers Leave Dallas, Other North Texas Departments Benefit
KERA North Texas / Posted 14 days ago
that’s not going to be enough to keep them in Dallas. In May, Dallas Police Chief David Brown addressed the City Council’s public safety committee. He said he’d already lost 135 officers this fiscal year, which ends in October. He said he’d only... Read more
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KERA North Texas
As Police Officers Leave Dallas, Area Departments Benefitthat’s not going to be enough to keep them in Dallas. In May, Dallas Police Ch
As Police Officers Leave Dallas, Area Departments Benefit
KERA North Texas / Posted 14 days ago
that’s not going to be enough to keep them in Dallas. In May, Dallas Police Chief David Brown addressed the city council’s public safety committee. He said he’d already lost 135 officers this fiscal year, which ends in October. He said he’d only... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
County to seek proposals for services at jailat the Anoka County Board’s July 12 meeting on the recommendation of Commission
County to seek proposals for services at jail
ABC Newspapers / Posted 15 days ago
at the Anoka County Board’s July 12 meeting on the recommendation of Commissioner Julie Braastad, who chairs the board’s Public Safety Committee, at the request of Sheriff James Stuart.The county’s current contract with A’Viands to provide jail... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
January 16, 2011Foust, Kathleen Swart, Roxanne DeLaCruz, and Carie Ryndress. Eva Vandefifer was
January 16, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
Foust, Kathleen Swart, Roxanne DeLaCruz, and Carie Ryndress. Eva Vandefifer was reappointed to the Election Commission. The Public Safety Committee appointees were Mayor Foust, Paul Wixson and Eldon Dunklee. DETROIT WATER HIKES AGAIN – Montrose... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Montrose City Council plans for busy first quarter 2011 | December 12, 2010on the Planning Commission, which Tackebury gladly accepted. Councilman Thomas
Montrose City Council plans for busy first quarter 2011 | December 12, 2010
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
on the Planning Commission, which Tackebury gladly accepted. Councilman Thomas Bigelow talked about the issues the Public Safety Committee must address with Montrose Township over the police and fire contracts. Foust agreed and appointed... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
City council examines its public safety options | November 15, 2009the automatic three percent. I was asked by other board members about other opt
City council examines its public safety options | November 15, 2009
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
the automatic three percent. I was asked by other board members about other options.” Bigelow moved to direct the public safety committee to meet ASAP to begin renegotiations with the Township over police and fire/rescue contracts. City... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams council decides 25 cents per hour to park in Center Street lotthose who do not pay for long-term parking. The proposal was recommended by th
North Adams council decides 25 cents per hour to park in Center Street lot
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 16 days ago
those who do not pay for long-term parking. The proposal was recommended by the traffic commission and the city council's public safety committee. It was before the council on July 26 but its members decided to postpone the vote to... Read more
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