Feb. 24, 1931

A request for the acquisition of bullet-proof vests for the police division was made to town fee Monday evening in a communication by Chief Dan Levin. Two vests of chain mail are wished. Certainly one of them could be worn always by the bike officer and the opposite could be stored at headquarters for the usage of any officer who was known as upon to face an precise or potential gunman. The request was turned over to Common Supervisor George Johnston for advice. Clarence V. Smazel, secretary of the Michigan Municipal League, in a letter to town clerk requested that this metropolis arrest somebody below town radio license ordinance as a take a look at of the legality of such laws. Metropolis Lawyer Yearnd stated the one issue in such a process could be to determine who to arrest as there have been tons of within the metropolis who had violated the ordinance by not paying the stipulated license price. A public listening to will likely be held subsequent Monday evening on a request by Theodore Burke for permission to construct a filling station on the southwest nook of Mitchell and River streets.

Feb. 24, 1971

Suggestion for approval of a zoning change was approved Monday evening by the planning fee, paving the best way for a proposed townhouse improvement within the northwest part of Cadillac. The planning fee additionally obtained a request for approval of a plat for improvement of about 14 acres on the south shore of Lake Cadillac on Holly Street. The zoning change request from Haughey, Black and Associates of Battle Creek was for a change of designation from A to B on 8.1 acres on the southeast nook of land at Huston and Wright streets. The change, if authorised by town fee, would allow building of a number of dwelling models within the space which is located near town’s industrial space. The architect’s communication indicated the undertaking could be constructed by Constructing Trades Non-Revenue Corp. of Traverse Metropolis. Chase Black, vice-president of the architectural agency confirmed a drawing of an analogous townhouse undertaking in Battle Creek and stated, whereas it was not a drawing of the one proposed for Cadillac, it was comparable in environment, scope and normal design. Six or eight “homes” could be contained in every unit with frequent sidewalls, Black stated. Some would have one bed room, others, two. Cadillac Space Chamber of Commerce research present a necessity for housing in Cadillac for medium and low earnings teams who can spend about one-quarter of their take-home pay for lease and utilities, Black stated. The proposed undertaking, which was briefly described within the Feb. 16 Night Information’ report of the earlier evening’s metropolis fee assembly, could be constructed for individuals with incomes between $4,000 and $10,000.

Feb. 24, 1996

Out there for a brilliant purple 1971 Chevy Camaro race automotive — not road authorized — with $10,000 or so value of engine work put into it? How a few 1981 Porche 928 with 36,250 miles? Or for a extra down-to-earth automobile, how a few four-wheel-drive, prolonged cab, 1991 Ford Ranger pickup truck, with matching fiberglass topper? Members of the general public can bid on a diversified assortment of 20 autos together with these Saturday on the Wexford Civic Area, courtesy of the Traverse Narcotics Group. They vary from a 1987 Lincoln City Automobile to a 1991 Buick Regal to a 1987 Ford Econoline van. The one factor the autos have in frequent is that they had been all confiscated on account of drug instances. “That is a big a part of the deterrent to drug dealing, the drug forfeiture legal guidelines that say these could be seized,” stated Missaukee County Sheriff James Bosscher. A lot of the autos come from a raid on the Lake Metropolis residence of a 47-year-old man charged with conspiracy to ship cocaine. Police consider the person traded medication for automobiles and stored the titles as collateral, Bosscher stated. Veteran auctioneer Don Hower of Lake Metropolis can even public sale off an assortment of auto equipment, aluminum wheels and instruments; a big choice of weapons together with .22 and 30-06 rifles and different gadgets starting from a tv satellite tv for pc dish system to a 5-horsepower air compressor and tank. “TNT has auctioned autos earlier than, often in Traverse Metropolis, however by no means on this quantity or this high quality,” Bosscher stated.