Montcalm County magistrate’s personnel file doesn’t explain why he resigned

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A personnel file provides no insight into why the Montcalm County District Court attorney magistrate resigned after barely one year on the job.

Jason Evans of Howard City resigned on Oct. 11. His supervisor, District Court Judge Adam Eggleston, declined to comment on the reasons why, as did Ionia-Montcalm Chief Judge Ronald Schafer.

JUST IN: GPS Board of Education President Norice Rasmussen resigns

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After 15 years of service on the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education, Board President Norice Rasmussen has resigned from her position “effective immediately,” submitting her resignation via email Tuesday morning. 

Ionia County board moves forward after resignations

The first meeting of the Ionia County Board of Commissioners since the sudden resignations of Administrator Stephanie Fox and Director of Finance Linda Pigue last week drew almost a full house inside the commissioner boardroom on Tuesday. Up to 70 people logged into the meeting on Zoom as well.

Fox and Pigue resigned on March 2 after the county’s Personnel Committee overturned Fox’s firing of Road Department Superintendent Bud White, and reinstated him with back pay and benefits. 

Cato Township planner resigns, safety concerns voiced by chairman

A Cato Township planning commissioner submitted her resignation one week after a fellow planning commissioner called police on her and her husband.

Meanwhile, the Planning Commission chairman is voicing concern about the safety of himself and other township officials in the continued fallout of last month’s altercation.

District 8 commissioner resigns after being confronted about repeated meeting absences

The repeated absences of Montcalm County’s District 8 commissioner has been discussed privately by his colleagues in between and after meetings for weeks now.

On Monday, it was discussed in public, resulting in the resignation of District 8 Commissioner Brandon Stowell of Trufant the following day.