International Fire Code Officials Send Written Warning That Ramifications Of Saugatuck Township Changes To Its Fire Code "Could Be Astronomical In Loss Of Life. Life Including Individuals And Firefighters."
Officials of the top national organization overseeing the use of the International Fire Code (IFC) used by all 50 states,”Coul;d the federal government and others across the U.S., says the recent changes Saugatuck Township officials have made to the fire code and adopted results in life-threatening risk to township... continue reading
The Saugatuck Dunes Coastal Alliance announced this morning a legal strategy to stop the proposed Padnos Marina at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River.
The Coastal Alliance, joined by the Gun Lake Tribe of the Pottawatomie and the Huron Band of the Potawatomie, have appealed the Michigan Department of... continue reading
Saugatuck Township Officials Criticized For "Unethical Conduct" In Questioning Township Residents At Township Hall About Why They Signed Recall Petition To Remove Them From Office; Residents Say They Felt Intimidated By Officials
Following last month’s Saugatuck Township Board Trustee Roy McIIwaine’s venting and public accusations against The Local Observer of using “anonymous sources,” “misquotes,” and propagating “misinformation,” the latest regularly scheduled meeting witnessed residents and fire department personnel strongly responding to—and being highly critical of—the township board’s own actions and words.... continue reading