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New bus coming to Greenville

New bus coming to Greenville

GREENVILLE, Mich.— A new bus will soon roll down the streets of Greenville.

During their regular meeting Tuesday night, the Greenville City Council unanimously approved a contract with Michigan Department of Transportation to buy a new Transit Department bus.  City officials say the vehicle’s cost will be completely covered by state and federal funding.  The contract covers up to $122,000 in expenses.

The bus must still be built.  City officials expect the vehicle will have a Ford chassis with finishing touches by Hoekstra Transportation out of My Town Wyoming.

The Greenville Car Show Rolls in to Town on August 3rd

The Greenville Car Show Rolls in to Town on August 3rd

Owners of cool looking cars can register to parade through picturesque downtown Greenville on Saturday, August 3 from 6 to 8:30pm.  There will be registration packets, 50/50 raffles, door prizes, games and fun awards. There is a $10 registration fee. The first 100 entries will receive a cool dash plaque!

The public is invited to check out these cool cars parading through downtown Greenville on Saturday, August 3 from 6 to 8:30pm.

Call: (616)754-5697 or visit www.greenvillechamber.net for more information.

Belding City Council postpones millage proposals

Belding City Council postpones millage proposals

BELDING, Mich.—Belding city officials are holding off on sending two proposed millages to city voters.

City Manager Meg Mullendore says the city council voted July 16 to table the tax proposals for ambulance service and Dial-a-Ride Transportation so it can collect data and get projections.  Both services are subsidized by the city.

The city council isn’t expected to consider putting the millage proposals on the election ballot for at least another year.

Construction project leads to closures on M-91

Construction project leads to closures on M-91

GREENVILLE, Mich.—The right lane of northbound M-91 over the Flat River will remain closed through June 20, because of a construction project.

Crews with the Michigan Department of Transportation are repairing the sidewalk in that area.  The road closures will take place daily, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ram Rodeo Series comes to Greenville June 28

Ram Rodeo Series comes to Greenville June 28

GREENVILLE, Mich.—Bull riders will take over Greenville on June 28, as the Ram Rodeo Series kicks off at the Montcalm County Fair Arena.

The Ram Rodeo Series begins at 6 p.m. Visitors can  check out seven traditional rodeo events as well as the newest models of Ram pickup trucks and enter to win the 2013 Ram Rodeo National Sweepstakes for a chance to win $45,000 toward a Chrysler group vehicle.

The Ram Rodeo Series is a nationwide event that’s attracted crowds of up to 300,000 fans.  For more information about the event, click here.

Join A Daytrip To Chicago - March 23

Join A Daytrip To Chicago  - March 23

March 23

Travel by bus to Chicago with Montcalm Community College and experience the Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium, the Adler Planetarium, the Art Institute of Chicago or the Museum of Science & Industry. The cost is $15 for students and $30 for non-students. The fee covers transportation, and participants must pay their entry fees to various attractions and other costs, such as food.

Participants have time to visit one or two attractions during the trip. Adult admission is $15 for the Field Museum of Natural History and $12 for students with a student ID and senior citizens; $8 for Shedd Aquarium; $12 for the Adler Planetarium and $10 for senior citizens; $18 for adults and $12 for students with a student ID and senior citizens at the Art Institute of Chicago; and $15 for adults and $14 for senior citizens at the Museum of Science & Industry.

City of Belding - Right of Way Parking

City of Belding - Right of Way Parking

From: http://www.ci.belding.mi.us/

The Belding Police Department is enforcing rules regarding parking in the right–of-way on City streets.

The right-of-way is property located within and adjoining the public streets, roads, highways and public easements within the city, which rights of way are owned by the city. This area must also be maintained by the property owner.

If you are parking on the right-of-way, now is a good time to start parking on the road. If you are found parking on the right-of-way, a warning notice will be left with your vehicle. If the vehicle remains or continues parking on the right-of-way, a parking citation will be issued.

Also, as a reminder, November 1 thru March 31, there is No Parking on any City street 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m..

Your compliance is appreciated.
Thank you.

Dale E. Nelson
Chief of Police