Meeting Brief: June 6, 2024 City of Kalamazoo Planning Commission

After reviewing updates from the Westwood Neighborhood Association the Planning Commission will…

By Kenjji Jumanne Marshall

Meeting Brief: June 5, 2024 City of Kalamazoo Civil Rights Board

The Board considered ordinance edits to clarify terms and remove stigma; The…

By Kenjji Jumanne Marshall

Meeting Brief: June 4, 2024 Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners

The Board of Commissioners discussed the Disaster Recovery Fund, the Accommodations Tax Ordinance, and the opioid crisis response. They approved $134,400 in funding for drain cleanup and postponed a financial policy amendment. The Board also recognized June as Pride Month…

By Kenjji Jumanne Marshall

Kalamazoo is Implementing a New Reusable Takeout Container Program: Here’s What You Should Know

The City of Kalamazoo is launching a reusable takeout container program to reduce plastic waste, PFAS chemicals, and microplastics. The program partners with businesses to provide reusable containers, and the city is covering start-up costs and for up to 15…

By Max Reist