Bridge fight could cost Grosse Ile ta...

Bridge fight could cost Grosse Ile taxpayers

There are 3 comments on the Detroit Free Press story from Oct 18, 2006, titled Bridge fight could cost Grosse Ile taxpayers. In it, Detroit Free Press reports that:

For Paul Smoke, last week's Michigan Supreme Court ruling that the Township of Grosse Ile can't seize his privately owned toll bridge between Riverview and Grosse Ile meant the end of a lawsuit that has sapped ...

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Darren

Berkley, MI

#1 Oct 18, 2006
Wow!...One for the good guys, finally. If Grosse Ile wants a bridge they can build and pay for it themselves. Oh, I forgot the state offered to build them a bridge but they declined. Boy first they want a bridge then they don't now they want one again. I wish they would make up their minds.
M Podgajski Grosse Ile

Riverview, MI

#2 Oct 18, 2006
If the township had spent that kind of effort going after Wayne County we'd have our new bridge.Kurt Kobiljak and the township board need to be ousted for a more responsible local government! Oh, by the way; did we really need the "BLUE BLUNDER BRIDGE" at I-94 & Telegraph? No! That money could have been used for a new bridge to Grosse Ile.Everytime I cross the bridge,my car window is open so I can swim to safety when it falls into the river because of its deteriorating condition!
Kevin

Berkley, MI

#3 Oct 19, 2006
They should close down Van Horn so that vital jobs can be brought this immediate area and the City Of Trenton can also get the added tax base. The fact that it inconvenient some is not nearly as important. Let me get this straight...the people of Grosse Ile are angry because it would be inconvenient...HEY, YOU LIVE ON AN ISLAND! It is going to be inconvient. The people of Grosse Ile weren't talking about convenience when they wanted the new bridge to come through Grosse Ile. Hey, that would have been very convenient.

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