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Union at odds with RDL over
higher healthcare costs

A plan to make some changes to an already adopted renewal policy for 2015 healthcare coverage for Romeo District Library union employees hit a snag recently when a provision of Public Act 152 came into play.

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Village board approves
hookah ordinance

by Randal Yakey
The first hurdle has been cleared to bring a hookah lounge to the Village of Romeo.
There are still a few barriers that need to be cleared before a hookah lounge can open for business, village officials said.» Read the Full Story

Village gets economic
news; warning of costs

by Randal Yakey
The Village of Romeo auditor paid a visit to council chambers with good news about the village's finances.
The latest village audit report gives a relatively "good" grade, according to auditor Paul Bailey of...

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Village of Romeo to review
procedure for fire inspection fees

by Randal Yakey
The Village of Romeo is looking to change how fire inspections are handled and boost revenue for the village coffers. The village is looking to charge building owners for fire inspections.
The village council...

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OT supervisor discusses
gas pipeline installation

Oakland Township Supervisor Terry Gonser made sure the truth came out to residents at the Oakland Township Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Jan. 13.
One issue he tackled was a proposed natural gas pipeline installation.» Read the Full Story

Village abatement
procedures to change

by Randal Yakey
A glitch in how tax abatements are approved by the Village of Romeo Board of Trustees needs to be changed, according to county officials.
Camille A Silda, a senior economic development specialist for Macomb County,...

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Economic forecast clearing,
MCCC president says

by Randal Yakey
Crystal balls, tea leaves and tarot cards were not part of the Chamber Alliance of Macomb County Luncheon held at Andiamo's Banquet Center in Warren on Friday, Jan. 16.
What was on the menu was the forecasting...

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The above road cart that is part of the Romeo Historical Society's collection will be loaned to the Lorenzo Cultural Center as part of its "101 People, Places and Things that Made Michigan" exhibit. The exhibit will take place from Feb. 28 to May 9. RHS also loaned several other items for the exhibit. (Read Story)

(Observer photo by Dennis A. Setter)

Clerk/Register of
Deeds in Romeo

Judge Denis LeDuc, 42-1 District Court in Romeo, will host Macomb County Clerk/Register of Deeds Carmella Sabaugh and her mobile office services from noon-3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, at the 42-1 District Court located at 14713 33 Mile Road in Romeo.
Sabaugh is also partnering with MSU Extension to bring county services closer to residents in the north end of the county.
Macomb County's MSU Extension office will send a MSHDA certified housing counselor to answer foreclosure questions and provide the required paperwork so county residents can get foreclosure counseling help from MSU Extension. Additionally, Macomb County residents... (more)

Event to benefit
Relay for Life

TNT Martial Arts and Westview Orchards will hold Corks for a Cure, a wine tasting party to benefit Relay for Life, on Saturday, Feb. 7.
Two events are available. Participants can choose one of them, or both.Lunch and Learn will be held from 1-3 p.m. It includes a guided wine tasting with wine and food.
A Wine Social will be held from 7-10 p.m. It is a causal, open house style event with wine samples and appetizers. Reservations are recommended but not required.
The events will be held at Westview Orchard Winery, 65075 Van Dyke in Washington. Participants must be 21 or older. Bottled wine will be available for purchase... (more)

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