Public hearing scheduled for police grant
FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees Monday scheduled a public hearing on the Police Department accepting a 2019 Justice Assistance Grant.
The public hearing will take place during the board’s Sept. 3 meeting. Eligible law enforcement agencies in Genesee County have been awarded a cumulative grant of $160,353. The municipalities awarded funds include Genesee County, Flint Township Flint City and Mount Morris Township. The funds must be spent to improve criminal justice service in these communities.
Anyone with comments or questions may contact Lt. James Baldwin at (810) 600-3250 or attend the public hearing. — J.J.
Food Truck Festival coming Aug.23
FLINT TWP. — The third night of the Flint Township Food Truck Festival is Aug. 23 at Vehicle City Harley-Davidson, 2400 Austins Parkway .
The family-friendly event is open to the public and is sponsored by the township Downtown Development Authority. The food trucks are open from 4 to 9 p.m., and a live band plays from 6 to 9 p.m.
Some of the food truck offerings include barbecue, Korean tacos, shrimp tacos, gourmet cheeses, Frankenmuth chicken, reuben sandwiches, tacos, burritos, chips and salsa, pizza, Cuban sandwiches, popcorn, kettle corn, ice cream, apple cider doughnuts and homemade desserts and sweets.
The remaining night for the Food Truck Festival is Sept. 6. For more information on the food trucks, call Carol Pfaff-Dahl at 810- 252-2049. — J.J.
Bridge replacement closes part of Linden Road
FLINT TWP. — A bridge replacement project that began Monday in Flint Township has closed part of Linden Road for the next few months.
The Genesee County Road Commission said the bridge over the west branch of Swartz Creek is being replaced. The bridge is located one-tenth of a mile south of Bristol Road along Linden Road.
The work will close Linden Road between Maple and Bristol roads. In the interim, a detour will take motorists via Hill, Miller and Bristol roads. The work is expected to be completed by Nov. 15, weather permitting. — J.J.
Harry Potter Coding Club
FLUSHING — The Flushing Area Library will hold a Harry Potter Coding Club on Aug. 15, 22 and 29 at 5:30 p.m. Explore the world of Harry Potter like never before. Using a tablet and your own wand, learn how to use computer coding to cast spells. No coding experience or knowledge necessary. (For children and teens). — B.G.