Monday, November 28, 2011
A mix of former candidates, elected officials and others have applied for the open seat on St. Clair Shores City Council.
Residents waited until the last moment Monday to submit their applications in City Hall for the open, two-year seat on City Council. The applicants are vying to fill the seat left vacant following the election of Kip Walby as the new mayor of St. Clair Shores. Mayoral candidates Karla Anderon and Nathan Kaczmarek, whom Walby defeated, filed for the seat. Also filing were Patrick Biange, John Burtch, Enrique Castro, Jack Downey and Charles Hall, who were unsuccessful in their bids this year for seats on City Council. Former county commissioner and 40th District Court Judge William Crouchman and former city councilwoman Erin Stahl also submitted applications for the seat. The mayor and current members of City Council will narrow the field on…
Monday, November 14, 2011
Kip Walby took the oath of office Monday to become the new mayor of St. Clair Shores. City Counclmen Ronald Frederick, Anthony Tiseo and Chris Vitale were also sworn into office. The new council also selected Peter Rubino mayor pro tem.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
The election of Kip Walby as the new mayor of St. Clair Shores created a vacancy on City Council. Who should be appointed to his seat on council?
The election of Kip Walby mayor has created a vacancy on City Council. Walby, who was halfway through his four year term council term when he was elected, will be sworn in Monday as the new mayor St. Clair Shores. This will create one open seat on council. By charter, mayor and city council appoint the resident to fill the vacancy. If you could recommend a candidate to be appointed, who would it be? And what qualities would you like to see from this candidate? Share your thoughts on Patch.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Voters selected current Kip Walby, mayor pro-tem, to serve as the new mayor of St. Clair Shores. Ronald Frederick, Anthony Tiseo and Chris Vitale were elected to City Council.
A member of one of St. Clair Shores' oldest families will now be leading the city as voters overwhelmingly elected Kip Walby mayor. Walby, whose family was one of the first homeowners in the Eagle Point subdivision 90 years ago and has served on city council for 12 years, received 59 percent of the votes in the election Tuesday. Walby credited his election to "my time on council and the leadership I have provided in the last 12 years" along with the "sound financial shape" of the city. Voters on Tuesday elevated the 46-year-old resident to become the next mayor of St. Clair Shores. Walby defeated Nathan Kaczmarek to lead the city following the retirement of Mayor Robert Hison. Stepping into the new position, he plans on meeting with …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Voters select representatives to serve on the school boards of South Lake, Lake Shore and Lakeview.
Lake Shore Two candidates are elected Lakeview Three candidates are elected South Lake Two candidates are elected
Patch has everything you need to know before heading out Tuesday to cast your vote.
St. Clair Shores voters will be asked to vote in municipal and school board elections, along with a special education millage, on Nov 8. Mayor and City Council Mayor Robert Hison and city councilmembers Beverly McFadyen and David Rubello are not running for reelection. Visit the Patch candidate profile to learn more about who is running for the open seats. Board of Education South Lake has the only contested board of education race on general election ballot. Incumbents Mark E. Beghin and Shannon R. Harvey are running for the open two seats on the Lake Shore Schools board of education. Each are four-year terms. Incumbents Michael McCain and Phil Thomas are running for the three open seats on the Lakeview Public Schools board of education. …
Friday, November 4, 2011
South Lake has the only contested board of education race on general election ballot. Three candidates are vying for two vacancies
South Lake Schools is the only district in the city this year with a contested race for seats on the board of education. On Nov. 8, voters will select two out of three candidates to fill four-year terms. The race includes incumbent Ellen Dunn and district residents Michael Damiani and Charlotte Rebelein. Veteran board member Vince Marino, whose term expires this year, has opted not to seek re-election. Below are the candidates' profiles, listed in alphabetical order by their last names: Michael R. Damiani Occupation: Automotive engineer Resident of: Eastpointe Any children currently attending the district’s schools? Yes Biggest challenges facing South Lake: “The biggest challenge is to cope with the funding issues we have coming out of …
Voters in St. Clair Shores will head to the polls Tuesday to vote for a new mayor, and three members of City Council.
Candidates for St. Clair Shores elected offices provided short biographies in advance of the general election Tuesday. Mayor Nate Kaczmarek Kip Walby City Council John Burtch Jack Downey Ron Frederick (Incumbent) Chuck Hall Anthony Tiseo Chris Vitale
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
A 1.2-mill property tax proposal is on the Nov. 8 ballot. If approved, this money will be used to help finance programs for 20,000 special education students in Macomb County.
On Nov. 8, St. Clair Shores residents will be asked to vote on a special education mill of which the proceeds will be used to offset state and federal funding losses in the county's 21 local districts and the Macomb Intermediate School District. The 1.2-mill property tax proposal is expected to raise $27.5 million, or $206 per pupil across the county when first levied in 2011. According to the MISD, this is approximately one-fourth of the $785 per student local schools are losing annually as compared to 2008 funding. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised will fund local education programs, including programs for 20,000 special education students, which is now one in every seven students in the county, according to the MISD. These …