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Services available to Seniors and Low Income Families in Alpine Township

Services available to Seniors and Low Income Families in Alpine Township

From Alpine Township:

Important Services available to Seniors and Low Income Families.

There are two agencies in Kent County that offer a variety of services of which you should be aware.  If you are not in need of these services, perhaps you know of someone who is.

Kent County Senior Millage
Kent County contracts with the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan to administer a millage that was approved by the voters in 1998 and overwhelmingly renewed by the votes in 2006. In 2010, $6,641,922 is providing funding for 46 unique services for older adults. Please click Kent County Senior Millage for many of the services available. 

To qualify for Kent County senior millage services, persons must be at least 60 years old  and a resident of Kent County.

Comstock Park Superintendent responds to bond issue election results

From: http://www.cppschools.com/

Dear Community Members,

With the greatest of sincerity and on behalf of staff, administration, the Board of Education and especially students, I extend to each of you an enthusiastic “thank you” for the support shown to Comstock Park Public Schools yesterday at the polls.

I am pleased to announce that both Proposals 1 and 2 were successful at the ballot box. This will generate $29.32 million towards technology improvements (infrastructure and equipment), safety and security enhancements, buses, facilities additions, and remodeling and renovations. It will also fund the construction of a multipurpose (instructional/athletics/performing arts) facility at the high school and installation of synthetic turf at the athletic field.

Once again, the support of the Comstock Park community is humbling.

Vote for Comstock Park bond proposal this Tuesday

Vote for Comstock Park bond proposal this Tuesday

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. - This Tuesday, February 22, Comstock Park residents will have the oportunity to vote on the 2011 school bond proposal.

There will be two proposals on the ballot. The first would raise $21.5 million to fund district-wide improvements in technology, energy savings, safety and security, and transportation. The second would generate $7.9 million to pay for an additional facility at the high school and improvements to the athletic stadium.

Taxes would increase by one mill if both proposals are approved.

Visit http://www.cppschools.com for additional information.

Ordinance #10-5 Medical Marihuana Provisions

Ordinance #10-5 Medical Marihuana Provisions

The Alpine Township Board adopted ordinance provisions for medical marihuana on January 17, 2010.  To view the ordinance, click here.

CPPS 2011 bond proposal details

SPARTA, Mich. - If you didn't receive your copy of the January School House newspaper, you missed a very important article from school superintendent, Ethan Ebenstein, that outlines the details of the upcoming 2011 bond proposal. Luckily, the article has been posted to the Comstock Park Public Schools website so you still have a chance to read it.

Click Here to read the article online.

Alpine Township - From the Clerk's Desk

Alpine Township - From the Clerk's Desk

By: Jean Wahlfield, Clerk

Two bond issues proposed by the Comstock Park Public  Schools will be on a February 22, 2011 ballot.

The February election date is only for those voters in the  Comstock Park Public Schools district which are in Precinct #2 at the Zion Lutheran Church on Lamoreaux Drive, Precinct #3 at the Township Offices and Precinct #6 in the lower level of the Fire Station on Alpine Avenue.

Applications for absentee ballots will be mailed to voters during the third week in December.

Voters wishing to receive an absentee ballot must complete the  application and return it to the Clerks office.

Update: Planning Commission sends medical marihuana ordinance to Township Board

Last night the Alpine Township Planning Commission voted to send the proposed ordinance to amend the Alpine Township zoning ordinance by adding provisions for medical marihuana to the Township Board for final approval. The meeting will take place on Monday, December 20th at 7:30 pm.

Visit http://www.alpinetwp.org for additional information.