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Planning Commision to discuss medical marihuana provisions

An ordinance to amend the Alpine Township zoning ordinance by adding provisions for medical marihuana will be discussed during this evenings Planning Commission meeting.

The ordinance includes provisions to outlaw medical marihuana dispensaries and outlines rules regarding home use.

Alex Arends, Supervisor of Alpine Township says, "I have faith that our Planning Commission will come up with recommendations that will keep us in compliance with the laws of the State of Michigan and will have no or minimal impact on public safety."

Residents are encouraged to attend this evenings meeting which takes place at 7:30 pm. Visit http://www.alpinetwp.org/ for additional information.

District Governor Visits Comstock Park Rotary Club

The Comstock Park Rotary Club was honored today with a visit from District Governor Timothy Knaggs.  Tim joined the Rotary Club of Cadillac, Michigan USA in 1990. As Governor, Tim oversees the activities of about sixty Rotary Clubs located in West and Northern Michigan and Canada.

Tim applauded the Comstock Park Rotary Club for their many achievements, including their work at Grotto Park and their role in the installation of playgrounds at Wahlfield Park and York Creek.  Tim also took the opportunity to present the Paul Harris award to Vice President Dick Woodward.  This award can be awarded to anyone deemed worthy of that honor.  Also receiving an award was Treasurer Frank Vietze.  Joining District Governor Knaggs was current Assistant Governor Violet Roher from Sparta.