Should two towns become one? Merger q...

Should two towns become one? Merger question moves to Saugatuck-Douglas

There are 1 comment on the MLive.com story from Oct 8, 2013, titled Should two towns become one? Merger question moves to Saugatuck-Douglas. In it, MLive.com reports that:

Former Saugatuck mayor Catherine Simon has invested $4,000 of her own money in the consolidation effort.

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John Porter

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#1 Oct 14, 2013
I have advocated consolidations as a way of starting over and giving the people a chance to restructure their own local government. It literally allows you to redo your community. The last successful merger that I am aware of took place in Battle Creek in 1982. I have made a video documenting that situation. Most of the issues are universal and apply in various measures to all communities facing this issue. The video is posted under "Annexation" at: http://www.upnorthmedia.org/upnorthtvprdlist.... .

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