1. A reminder to all those who have voiced their opinion that County meetings should be held in the evening to be accessible to all working citizens: to show your support, please plan on attending the April 28, 2009 Regular County Commission meeting, Third Street, Manistee County building- as this meeting is being held at 6pm as a trial to indicate future attendance.
2. Manistee County has announced May 14, 8.30 am - 4 pm as the date of the next Regional Summit. Location Kaleva VFW, 13300 Nine Mile Road, Kaleva.
Reservations are due by May 7, cost is $15 to cover lunch which can be paid on the day but please send registrant details to: Regional Summit, Attn: Tom Kaminski, Manistee County, 415 Third Street, Manistee, MI 49660
Topics to be covered: From Senator Levin's Office - an overview of the Stimulus package From Senator Stabenow's Office - an overview of opportunities in the "Green Economy." Mary Pitcher - Alliance For Economic Success - Countywide Recycling Brian Piccolo - DNR - Phragmites invasive species impact Regional Goal setting.
3. May 3 - 8 is National County Government Week
Wednesday, May 6. 7:00A.M.to Noon-Tours at the Road Commission
Wednesday, May 6. 1:00P.M. Historical Tour at the Courthouse with Steve Harold
Thursday, May 7. 9:00 A.M.to Noon-OpenHouse at the Sheriff's Office
Friday, May 8. 1:00P.M.-Historical Tour at the Courthouse with Steve Harold
Friday, May 8. 3:00P.M.-Coffee Hour with Rep. Dan Scripps at the Courthouse
ALLWEEK* Children can decorate a paper flower for the wall garden at the Library and be entered into a drawing for a book. The Library will also feature a display of green themed books.* The Courthouse will be a household battery recycling drop-off location.
* Free Energy Star and recycling information available at the Courthouse.*
Food Drive for the Salvation Army throughout the week at the Courthouse. 415 Third Street Manistee, MI 49660231-398-3500
Manistee County Road Commission8946 Chippewa Highway. Bear Lake,MI 49614231-889-0000
Manistee County Sheriff's Office 1525 East Parkdale Avenue. Manistee,MI 49660231-723-8393
Manistee County Library 95 MapleStreet Manistee,MI 49660231-723-2519
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