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Recall effort aims to remove Sanders and 3 others

By Carolyn Marnon – “Step down, Sanders!” “Just resign, Chris!” Attendees at Wayne City Council meetings have been shouting these phrases or ones similar to it for more than a few months as they try to encourage Councilman Chris Sanders to resign his council position due to...

LED lights coming to Wayne

City Manager Lisa Nocerini announced at the February 21 City Council meeting that Wayne had received a letter from the Department of the Treasury granting the City over $347,000 to be used specifically to convert the city street lights to LED lighting. Gov. Rick Snyder says $5.1...

Haidous passes gavel to Hawley

By Jenny Johnson – Mayor Al Haidous presided over his last city council meeting on Nov. 18. He officially resigned to move on to his new job as Wayne County Commissioner for District 11 In his resignation letter Haidous wrote, “ It has been an honor and privilege to serve...

City schedules financial planning sessions

By Jenny Johnson – City council is looking for solutions to  a potential $2 million budget shortfall for the 2014-15 fiscal year. They have planned two financial visioning sessions that will be led by Winchester Group, the city’s consulting firm. The first one will be from...

Council interviews city manager candidates

By Jenny Johnson City Council interviewed two candidates for the vacant position of city manager. David Flaisher and Charles Cleaver answered questions about their financial and management experience but neither had previous city manager experience. Flaisher has worked in West...