Mike Herman

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>Albion partnering with Community Action Agency to make available interest-free loans for home renovations

> The city of Albion is putting to use almost $350,000 earmarked for housing rehabilitation projects that has been sitting in a city bank account since 2000. A contract agreement finalized Monday between the city and the Community Action Agency of South Central Michigan will allow Albion residents who meet income restrictions to apply for … 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

>Committee will be given job of improving city of Albion’s website

> In an effort to attract more business to the city of Albion, city officials have decided to establish a new committee tasked with improving Albion’s website and other areas of technology. A more comprehensive website and expanded use of Albion’s public access television could play a role in drawing businesses to the community and … Continue reading

>City of Albion learns $375,000 grant from MDOT for Irwin Street work has been rescinded

> Two weeks ago, a contingent of Albion residents expressed concern that the city was set to receive matching grant money for a project on Irwin Avenue. They believed there were greater repair concerns in the city. Turns out it was a whole lot of commotion about nothing. On Tuesday, City Manager Mike Herman announced … Continue reading

>Prospect of matching grant for street work in Albion leads to heated debate at city council meeting

> Road hazards of a new kind are abounding as city of Albion officials contemplate how to use street millage funds in the near future. On Monday, City Manager Mike Herman announced the Michigan Department of Transportation’s decision to do a replacement of Irwin Avenue in 2013 through its Small Urban Program. However, a matching … Continue reading