City office hopefuls gather for a question-and-answer session sponsored by Royal Oak Patch.
In advance of the Nov. 8 elections, Royal Oak Patch and Community Media Network (CMNtv) are teaming up for a Royal Oak City Commission Candidate Forum at 7-8 p.m. Thursday. Patch political blogger Frank Versagi of Versagi Voice is the moderator. You can follow the action here in our live blog and contribute your comments as we go. You can also watch online at http://www.cmntv.org/watch or on TV on cable channel 18 (Comcast and Wow! Digital Cable). Patch to Host Candidates Forum with CMNtv Tonight League of Women Voters forum: What City Commission Candidates Said About 3 Key Issues
Fee, which appears on the Nov. 8 ballot, pays for curbside leaf pickups and recycling services.
Friday, September 30, 2011
The following letter was sent to Royal Oak Patch by Tom Regan, a Royal Oak resident: Please vote "yes" this November 8th to renew the Royal Oak solid waste millage, Charter Amendment Proposal A. This is a renewal, not a tax increase. The amount is one mil. If the assessed value of your home is $75,000, this means you pay about $6 per month. We get a lot for that $6. It makes curb-side recycling bins possible. Instead of paying a fee to dump our newspapers, cans, bottles and plastics into a landfill, the city can sell the stuff to companies that recycle our waste into new products. The solid waste millage also funds curb-side leaf cleanup. How nice to simply blow leaves to the curb and have the city pick them up, turn them into …