Calumet City Council
CALUMET CITY | The City Council gave its approval to Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush’s nomination of Gerry Surufka to serve as head of the city’s Water & Sewer Department.
CALUMET CITY | On Monday, the city began advertising for a new economic development director on websites that cater to qualified professionals across the country.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved a $8,400 payment for the cost of cleaning sewer lines within the municipal boundaries.
CALUMET CITY | Fifth Ward Alderman Roger Munda said he wants his City Council colleagues to consider toughening city ordinances regulating pet waste.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council is searching for a new economic development director because current director James Gigliotti has transferred to full-time housing department chief.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council will engage in a last-minute push this week to review and approve the ordinance that dictates municipal spending for the current fiscal year.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council passed a resolution recommending a significant property tax break for a former warehouse just south of the Little Calumet River that has sat empty in recent years.
CALUMET CITY | “Hey mayor, congratulations on your election,” were the words coming from 5th Ward Alderman Roger Munda as he entered the City Council chambers on Thursday.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council wants to consider changes to its ordinances against loitering, and attorneys said Thursday they will look to Chicago’s ordinances as an example of what alterations could be done.
CALUMET CITY | Thaddeus Jones and Brian Wilson used to be political allies, holding joint ward meetings for their neighboring ward constituents and working together on many municipal issues.
CALUMET CITY | Second Ward Alderman Magdalena “Leni” Wosczynski, asked her City Council colleagues to ask the freight trains that use tracks north of State Street to be more considerate of residents.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council again tried to adopt an ordinance to reduce the expense account and other perks Calumet City's mayor will receive, beginning with the official chosen in the 2013 election cycle.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council gave its approval Thursday to a series of expenditures meant to repair roads, sewer lines and other aspects of the south suburb’s infrastructure.
CALUMET CITY | Hope Allen used to be one of Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush’s personal secretaries and was a staffer on the “United To Serve You” slate that helped Qualkinbush re-election in 2009.
CALUMET CITY | An alderman was unsuccessful in his desire to have his City Council colleagues revoke the business license of a gasoline station on Sibley Boulevard he said is attracting an undesirable element.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council will decide next week whether or not citizens will vote Nov. 6 on the question of electricity aggregation, which may result in lower utility rates.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council last week approved several Police Department expenditures, including 12 new vehicles by the end of 2012.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved payment of a little more than $45,000 to comply with its agreement to share state and home rule sales taxes with a real estate investment trust that handled a renovation of the River Oaks West shopping center in the mid-2000s.
CALUMET CITY | Actions in coming months by the City Council may be seen as an attempt to stifle dissent toward municipal government, but city officials say they’re merely trying to preserve order.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council on Thursday went along with a request by Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush to have a committee study the issue of electricity aggregation.
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