UPDATE: MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP IS ON THE BRINK OF BECOMING A “COOL CITY”

Place making is a very popular term – it refers to the philosophy and practice of capitalizing on a local community’s assets, inspiration and potential, ultimately creating spaces that promote peoples’ health, happiness, and well being. During the October 1 meeting, Clerk Brett Dreyfus spoke extensively about making Meridian Township a cool place to live. […]

UPDATE: Delta Township Delays Adoption

First, a huge THANK YOU to all of the supporters who came out to Monday’s Delta Township meeting. The room was packed with people and many of our supporters stood at the back of the room or in the hallway for over two hours just to be a part of the discussion and decision making […]

ACTION ALERT IN DELTA TOWNSHIP!

  On Monday, October 7, at 6:00 p.m. Delta Township will be reading their proposed non-discrimination ordinance for the second time. They will take public comment before voting on whether to adopt or reject the ordinance. We need YOU to join us and speak up for equality.  The Board, which has been unanimously supportive of […]

UPDATE: DELHI TOWNSHIP BECOMES 28TH COMMUNITY TO PASS NON-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE

  Last night, the Delhi Township Board of Trustees unanimously passed a comprehensive non-discrimination ordinance. During a brief public comment period, four citizens rose to speak in favor of the ordinance. Cheryl Overley, who is part of the largest homeschooling group in the state, said “We have families who live in Delhi Township and we […]

Meridian Township Meeting Etiquette

As most of you already know, the Meridian Township Board of Trustees recently split over whether to adopt an ordinance which would prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Reasons cited included concerns about authority, cost, and necessity. Trustee Milton Scales went so far as to call it “feel good legislation.” In […]

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DELTA TOWNSHIP TO INTRODUCE NON-DISCRIMINATION ORDINANCE

Tonight, Monday, September 16, the Delta Township Board of Trustees will introduce a non-discrimination ordinance. The Board has been working diligently on this issue since late May. They have discussed, revised, listened to testimony, and discussed the issue again. The result of this hard work is a comprehensive ordinance that will prohibit housing, employment, and […]