No surprises in annual audit

FLINT TWP. — Township revenues came in higher than anticipated expenses in 2011 but the financial road ahead remains uphill, according to a recent audit presentation for the year ended Dec. 31, 2011. No big surprises turned up in annual audit. A continued slide in property taxes saw a decline from about $5.4 million in 2010 to $4.8 million in […]

PEG monies distributed to schools

FLINT TWP. — A $16,000 allocation of Public, Educational and Government (PEG) funding to local school districts for cable channel access was approved by the Flint Township Board last week. PEG funds are provided under an agreement with Comcast Cable Co. which returns a percentage of franchise fees to the community for public access TV programs. Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools, Flushing […]

Flint Twp. Name Change committee holds third meeting

FLINT TWP. — A book chronicling the transition of the city of Auburn Hills from Pontiac Township was among items collected and passed around in the fact-finding phase of Flint Township’s latest quest to either become a city or change its name. A Name Change committee met for the third time last week to talk more about how and whether […]

First-ever 4th of July Flint Township fireworks display planned

FLINT TWP. — Along with the return of an annual carnival fundraiser, after a one-year hiatus, the township is planning its first fireworks display. Flint Township Community Days, to benefit the Flint Township Hero’s Plaza Fund in partnership with Genesee Valley Center shopping mall will be held on June 20-July 1, township Supervisor Karyn Miller announced at a recent township […]

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More tent sales coming next month and beyond FLINT TWP.— Several tent sales have won approval from the township board. At its May 7 meeting, the board gave the green light to Vehicle City Harley-Davidson, 2400 Austins Parkway and ABC Warehouse, 4247 Miller Rd., to hold tent sales in June. At its May 21 meeting, the board approved applications from […]

Genesee Humane Society to hold spring planting

BURTON — Bring a Flat to Plant on June 2 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Humane Society. This will be the seventh year for this event. “It started with just a few gardens and we have expanded, “ said Event Coordinator Terry Ashley. “We have six gardens and they all have to be beautified.” According to Ashley, last year […]

Rummage sale fundraiser for literacy

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Literacy Coalition will hold a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. -5 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at John’s Pizzeria, 9010 Davison Road in Davison. They are accepting donations for the sale and invite anyone interested in selling their own items to join them for a $15 fee. The sale will be held rain […]

Stylists jobs open for new salon

FLINT TWP. — Licensed stylists looking for work have a chance to snag a job at the Great Clips salon, 4455 Corunna Rd., slated to open about June 9. They plan to hire about 12 licensed stylists to work in the salon, • ADDRESS: 4455 Corunna Rd. according • PHONE: (248) 835-5076 to Jenny • E-MAIL: Coster, CorunnaMarketplace@ manager. gmail.com […]

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Citizens Bank’s Kevin Decker earns CFP FLINT — Citizens Bank Wealth Management announced that Kevin Decker, portfolio manager at Citizens Bank Wealth Management, has achieved the professional designation of Certified Financial Planner. To become a CFP, applicants must complete an education consisting of more than 100 financial planning topics, pass a ten hour cumulative exam, and have three years of […]