Traverse City News and Events

Employee Pay, Complete Streets, Rooftop Spaces On City Agenda

By Beth Milligan | Oct. 3, 2022

Traverse City commissioners will vote tonight (Monday) to use some of the city’s $1.65 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to make a one-time salary bonus payment of $500 to all full-time city employees. Commissioners will also consider approving an updated “Complete Streets” policy – which emphasizes including safe and convenient access for all forms of transportation in street design decisions – and approving a previously-discussed new zoning ordinance that would give developers more freedom to include rooftop spaces on their buildings.

Employee Pay
Nearly 200 city employees could receive $500 bonuses under a proposal to make one-time staff payments using city ARPA funds. According to Assistant City ...

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Fall On The Farm: What Local Farmers Are Harvesting & Growing This Season

Summer may be the peak tourism season, but for farmers, autumn brings long days toiling in the ...

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Are State Education Policies Working Against Rural School Districts Like TCAPS?

Statewide education policy in Michigan is drastically underserving school districts in the state’s rural communities. Such is ...

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A Better Winter: Advocates For Local Homeless Population Get Ready For Winter Operations

As daylight fades and temperatures drop, life gets more difficult for people experiencing homelessness in northern Michigan. ...

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M-22/M-72 Roundabout, Waterfront TART Trail, Pedestrian Crossings Emerge In Road Redesign

A roundabout at the Grandview Parkway/M-72/M-22/Bay Street intersection, a new waterfront TART Trail along the north side ...

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Today Monday, October 3, 2022

9:00 AM

Traverse Area Camera Club Member Showcase Exhibit

Photographic exhibit by members of the Traverse Area Camera Club runs from Aug. 30 - Nov. 18. Public ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Honky Tonk: Photographs by Henry Horenstein"

A collection of photographs documenting the changing world of country music. More Info >>

10:00 AM

A Brush with Nature Art Show & Sale

Three local artists showcase the beauty of this place they call home - northern Michigan. They include Jacquie ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Guided Walking History Tours of Traverse City

Held on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, May 30 - Oct. 10. Learn about the history of this area ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Jason S. Yi: Dissimulations"

Jason S. Yi is an interdisciplinary artist working in photography, video, sculpture, drawing, & site-specific installations. Immigrating from ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

2022 Annual Cape Dorset Print Collection

In this collection of 34 prints by 15 artists, there is a diverse array of themes & techniques ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

9th Annual Frankfort Beer Week

Oct. 3-8. Celebrate all that is great about Michigan Craft Beer & the food scene in the coastal ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Best in Show

Featuring art by B. Lucy Stevens & Diane Hawkey. Runs through Nov. 5. More Info >>

11:00 AM

ExhiBEERtion!

This beer-themed art exhibit features beer-inspired artwork from local artists. Runs Oct. 3-8. More Info >>

11:00 AM

Infinite Splendor, Infinite Light

Two years after graduating from DePauw University in 1953, Bruce Walker became a case officer with the Central ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Shipwrecks of the Manitou Passage Exhibit

This exhibit illustrates the stories of the ships, steamers & crews lost in the Manitou Passage, the waters that surround the ... More Info >>

12:00 PM

The Hunt for the Reds of October

For $35 per person, receive a 3oz pour of red wine hand-selected by each winery, & a souvenir ... More Info >>

12:00 PM

The Legacy Art of Jean Hale

Open noon-4pm, Weds.-Sun. More Info >>

2:00 PM

The Village at GT Commons Outdoor Farmers Market

Held every Mon. Featuring fresh fruits & veggies, eggs, honey, baked goods, & much more. More Info >>

3:00 PM

Michigan Medicine Peninsula Community Lecture Series

Featuring Dr. Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D., director of Kresge Hearing Research Institute at University of Michigan. Corfas will discuss ... More Info >>

Three Nonprofits Win Impact100 Traverse City Grants

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313-Unit Development Proposed For Hammond Road

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Rotary To Close GO-REC, Withdraws PUD Application

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Downtown TC Launching New Comedy Festival In February

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Garfield Township Residents Weigh In

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Over 600 Housing Units On Deck In City - But Variety Is Lacking

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Senior Center, Madison/Jefferson Reconstruction, Governmental Center Parking On City Agenda

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Night Closures On East Front Street This Week

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Save The Date: Recess At North Bar TC On October 5

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Sichuan Restaurant Coming To TC, Playa Bowls Opening Saturday, More Restaurant/Retail News

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How Do You Get Millennials To Move To Traverse City?

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Code Green, Code Yellow, Code Red: Local Employers Share Status Reports On Hiring For Critical Jobs

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County Commissioners To Talk Mental Health Authority, Campus Consolidation, Drain Funding

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A New Chapter In The (Cook)book: NMC Reimagines The Great Lakes Culinary Institute

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