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Pine Township to update wind ordinance after survey results

Questions raised about existence of Planning Commission bylaws

The Pine Township Planning Commission has scheduled the first of several special meetings to update its wind ordinance after surveys revealed that two-thirds of respondents are against large wind turbines being constructed.

Crystal Township Board approves quick window on marijuana

After hearing from marijuana business owner, board opts for shorter timeframe for applications

The Crystal Township Board is re-opening the window for marijuana applications — this time for a considerably shorter time — to accommodate the wishes of a newly established marijuana business.

On Wednesday, the Crystal Township Board voted 3-1 to re-open the window to accept applications for marijuana businesses from July 19 to Aug. 10.

Lakeview to petition Montcalm County to annex 3 parcels

The Lakeview Village Council voted on Tuesday to petition the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners to annex three parcels of property in Cato Township into the village limits.

The parcels proposed for annexation are the Burlison property on the southeast corner of M-46 and M-91, Lakeview Community Church on the northeast corner of the same intersection and a Carr Farms property just west of McDonald’s on the north side of M-46, west of M-91.

Ionia’s Salon 6 opens yoga studio, adds spa service rooms

Joanne Six has run Salon 6 in Ionia for approximately 11 years, constantly finding ways to improve and expand the business while doing so.

Upon learning that the property right next door to her salon, which is located at 320 W. Main St., had become available, Six quickly decided to jump on the opportunity.

City of Stanton starts phase 2 of PFAS testing

With the first phase of testing for per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at Stanton’s abandoned landfill now complete, the city will undergo further testing to see what direction the groundwater is headed.

On Tuesday, the Stanton City Commission unanimously approved a proposal from engineering firm Prein & Newhof to complete a second phase of testing for PFAS around the former Stanton landfill.

Ionia Planning Commission OKs site plan, special land use permit for Leoni Wellness

The Ionia Planning Commission voted to rescind an outdated ordinance for a development that never moved forward, and approved a site plan and special land use permit for another marijuana retailer at its meeting Wednesday afternoon.

Edmore Village Council discusses federal recovery plan spending

The Edmore Village Council on Monday began discussing how to spend the $124,765 that the village is eligible to receive from the federal government through the state as part of the American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA).

Upcoming and pending services for July 16, 2021

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