Oshtemo Township

"KALAMAZOO, MI – As many as eight sheriff's deputies could potentially face layoffs if a stalemate in negotiations between Kalamazoo County and Oshtemo Township over a police services contract isn't resolved by Dec. 31." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Several Oshtemo Township homeowners will soon be receiving compensation from the city of Kalamazoo for recent sewer backups after city commissioners approved a settlement to cover damages Monday night." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"Community officials are fighting to keep three U.S. Postal Service mail processing centers in Michigan open, and new federal legislation could boost their efforts. U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Township, and three of his fellow lawmakers introduced the bill — the Rural Postal Act of 2015." (Detroit News)

"OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, MI – The Oshtemo Township Board of Trustees largely put the issue of starting its own police department to bed during a more than three-hour meeting Tuesday, with members electing instead to resume negotiations with the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's office to continue to provide the township's law enforcement needs." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, MI -- Oshtemo Township Trustee Lee Larson announced Tuesday that he is resigning from his post because he and his wife are moving away from the township. Larson, a Democrat whose resignation becomes effective May 20, said he and his wife decided to purchase a home on the east side of the state as her retirement approached. (Kalamazoo Gazette)