City of Jackson sells 6 more properties for more than $100K

JACKSON, MI -- The city of Jackson is continuing to sell properties it owns. At its Tuesday, Sept. 14 meeting, the Jackson City Council approved the sale of six more properties totaling $101,500. The properties are 314 Carr St. ($15,000), 326 Carr St. ($30,000), 776 Tomlinson St. ($11,500), 1402 S. Elm Ave. ($20,000), 116 W. Prospect St. ($8,000) and 430 Madison St. ($17,000).
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Leavenworth Times

Commissioners agree on funding for Basehor project

Leavenworth County commissioners plan to use money awarded through the federal American Rescue Plan Act to provide funding for a road improvement project in Basehor. When they met Wednesday, commissioners discussed providing up to $2 million from the ARPA funding the county will receive for a project that will make improvements to a section of 155th Street.
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Santa Monica Daily Press

Council discusses street sweeping tickets, noise in parks and bus payments

In a Sept. 14 meeting, City Councilmembers’ discussion items ran the gamut of resident concerns from speeding to noise complaints, street sweeping and bus tickets. While staff were directed to research all of these issues, the most immediate action residents will see is the waiving of street sweeping citations issued between Aug. 30 and Sept. 3.

City news: Housing and Development head retires

The city manager’s office sent out the City Manager’s Newsletter last Friday. The full newsletter can be found by going to and clicking the “Newsletter” button. Here are some highlights:. Hoyt announces retirement. Concord Housing and Redevelopment Executive Director John Hoyt has announced his decision to retire after nearly...

Guardiola unrepentant over Man City fan plea

Pep Guardiola says he will not apologise for urging fans to fill empty seats at Manchester City's Etihad stadium after his comments irritated some of the club's supporters. The City boss said this week that he wanted a bigger crowd at Saturday's home game against Southampton than the 38,062 who watched his side's 6-3 Champions League win over RB Leipzig in midweek.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola refuses to apologise for ‘misunderstood’ comments on Etihad fans

Pep Guardiola has stood by his plea for Manchester City supporters to attend the Etihad this weekend and refused to apologise, insisting his remarks were misinterpreted.After City's 6-3 win over RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Wednesday night, Guardiola said that he would "like more people to come" to Saturday's game against Southampton.A crowd of 38,062 attended the Etihad, which is capped at a 55,000-capacity for Uefa games. City’s attendances at midweek Champions League games have typically been lower than for weekend Premier League matches.Many City supporters saw Guardiola's comments as needless criticism, feeding into a stereotype about the...

Pep Guardiola not sorry after urging fans to attend Manchester City matches

Pep Guardiola has refused to apologise after calling for more supporters to attend Manchester City’s Premier League clash against Southampton. The City manager irritated some fans this week by saying he would like a bigger crowd for Saturday’s match than that of 38,062 that watched Wednesday’s Champions League victory over RB Leipzig.

6 of the dullest Premier League matches in history

West Ham versus Manchester United is one of those fixtures which regularly makes it onto the TV schedules, more due to the apparent promise of a good game in the abstract than anything else. The May 2016 meeting is these clubs’ version of Liverpool 4-3 Newcastle - an exception rather...

City Staff Attends Welcoming Plan Release

On September 15, 2021, City staff attended the release of the YMCA New American Welcoming Center’s Welcoming Plan for Immigrants in Champaign County. ECHO’s Compliance Manager Rachel Joy, co-chair of the Welcoming Plan Steering Committee, is pictured participating in a panel discussion. City staff, Mary Catherine Roberson (ECHO), Tracy Parsons (ECHO) and Bruce Knight (Planning and Development) also attended the event. You can check out the Welcoming Plan here!

San Jose Gives Boston Properties Final Go-Ahead for 2MM SQFT Downtown Development

Boston Properties received final approval from the San Jose City Council this week to advance its 2.05 million square foot mixed-use, two-tower mega project that it plans to bring to life at 447 Almaden Boulevard. A unanimous vote from the Council gives the developer the green light to develop the 16 story’ towers that will feature 37,603 gross square feet of ground-floor retail and amenity space, 1,416,717 gross square feet of commercial office space as well as three levels of parking.