ballot issues

Clerk Question, Center City Project Dominate Discussion at Council Meeting

Several agenda items were addressed by the Hillsdale City Council at their regular meeting on Monday night, but the two that generated the most discussion were the continuing debate of the validity of the August 4th city clerk ballot question and the development of a new apartment complex for seniors.

Where Hillsdale News Now Stands on the Improper City Clerk Ballot Language Issue

I'm writing this editorial as an open letter to our new city attorney, John Lovinger of Marcoux Allen, in order to clarify some misconceptions that seemed to be present after I addressed the City Council in regard to the improper ballot language that led to the city clerk's position becoming appointed rather than elected.

Community Complaints Take Center Stage At Tuesday Night Meeting

With all members present except for Councilperson Emily Stack-Davis (who was excused), Tuesday night's regular meeting of the Hillsdale City Council -- a day later than the norm due to Labor Day -- was punctuated by voices from the community on several issues, both pertaining to and separate from the items that were on the agenda.

Puzzling (Ballot) Issues

How did it feel to go to bed Tuesday night with less authority than you woke up with?

FRACTIONAL VOTE MAKES CITY CLERK, TREASURER POSITIONS APPOINTED

Only 288 voters in the City of Hillsdale -- a city in which there are over 8,000 residents -- turned out Tuesday to voice their decision on two amendments to the city charter, both of which passed by a very slim margin, 52% to 48%.

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