Andrew French

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City of Albion passes no-idling policy for vehicles city owns, rents or leases

The city of Albion is no longer standing idle on city vehicles blowing unnecessary dollars out of their exhaust pipes. On Monday, city council unanimously passed a no-idling policy for its fleet in an effort to preserve the environment and possibly put some money back into the city’s budget. The policy states that drivers of … Continue reading

>Albion city manager keeps job despite pressure, while city attorney’s contract is terminated

>Albion City Manager Mike Herman survived with his job intact following an hour-and-a-half executive session discussing his possible dismissal Monday night. The city attorney did not. Council voted 4-3 to terminate the services provided by Robison Law Office — which has served the city for more than 30 years — after discussing the attorney’s evaluation … Continue reading

>Albion leaders trying to erase budget deficit, council to hold special budget meeting

>With the clock running out on 2010, a debate is brewing on how to solve the city of Albion’s $210,000 budget deficit for 2011. On Nov. 15, the City Council approved letters of understanding from the city’s unions that would save the city about $105,000 in health insurance costs, with the concession that the remaining … Continue reading