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Thursday | Garden City Observer
Marcia Hess, faculty facilitator for the Learning Assistance Center at the Schoolcraft College Radcliff Center, gets a bowl of chili at a benefit for the center's Food Pantry.
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Thursday | Forever Geek
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Thursday | Observer & Eccentric
The arresting officer said he observed the driver weaving on Ford about five times.
The Garden City school board voted to implement the hard cap model of health insurance Monday amidst threats of filing a grievance and an unfair labor practice by the Garden City Education Association.
While communities around the state will be able to designate their fire arson investigator as a police officer under a new state law recently signed by Gov. Rick Snyder, it will have little impact on communities like Garden City.
<![CDATA[NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Garden City Council will hold a Public Hearing at the Civic Center, 6000 Middlebelt Road, Garden City, Michigan on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 6:58 pm. regarding the proposed ordinance amendment below. ORDINANCE NO: __________________ ILLEGAL TRANSPORT OF MARIJUANA ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE ILLEGAL TRANSPORT OF MARIJUANA IN A MOVING VEHICLE OR BOAT; PROVIDING FOR THE RESTRICTIONS THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION AND EFFECTIVE DATE. THE CITY OF GARDEN CITY ORDAINS: An Ordinance to amend the Code of the City of Garden City by adding a new section which new section shall be designated as Section 136.01 (C) of Chapter 136 of Title XIII. SECTION I. CODE ADOPTED. Pursuant to Public Act 279 of 1909, as amended, MCL 117.3(k) the City of Garden City hereby adopts by reference MCL 750.474 prohibiting the illegal transport of Marijuana. SECTION II. VIOLATION AND PENALTY. Any person or entity that violates any provision of this Ordinance may, upon conviction, be fined not more than Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars or imprisoned not more than Ninety (90) days, or both, in the discretion of the court. SECTION III. SEVERABILITY. If any clause, sentence, section, paragraph or part of this Ordinance, or the application thereof to any person, firm, corporation, legal entity or circumstances, shall be for any reason adjudged by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional or invalid, said judgment shall not affect, impair or invalid the remainder of this Ordinance. It is hereby declared to the legislative intent of this body that the Ordinance is severable, and that the Ordinance would have been adopted had such invalid or unconstitutional provision not have been included in this Ordinance. SECTION IV. REPEAL. All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed only to the extent necessary to give this Ordinance full force and effect. SECTION V. SAVINGS CLAUSE. All rights and duties which have matured, penalties which have been incurred, proceedings which have begun and prosecution for violations of law occurring before the effective date of this Ordinance are not affected or abated by this Ordinance. SECTION VI. PUBLICATION. The Clerk for the City of Garden City shall cause this Ordinance to be published in the manner required by law. SECTION VII. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Ordinance, as amended, shall take full force and effect upon publication as required by law. ALLYSON M. BETTIS Publish: November 28, 2013 City Clerk / Treasurer LO-0000168410 LO-0000168410
Lt. Scott Marinkovich and Mayor Randy Walker pose with the four new firefighters - Brian Lobkovich, Korey Butler, Nicholas Schroeder and Fred Klotzer III.
The geographer William Bunge wrote that 'no stronger indication of the power of white racism can be found than its ability to hide historic geography.'
With all the media hand-wringing over WDIV Local 4 reporter Lauren Podell 'saccidental F-bomb dropped on the air Wednesday morning up at the Lapeer fire, we surely thought the world would come to an end.