Traverse City News and Events

City Commissioners To Revisit Sealant Ban, Intersection Changes, Stormwater Rules

By Beth Milligan | Aug. 19, 2019

Traverse City commissioners tonight (Monday) will revisit a potential citywide ban on coal tar sealants, consider changing configurations at several intersections in the city, and vote to adopt new stormwater rules, among several topics on a busy agenda.

Commissioners approved a resolution earlier this month stating city departments won’t use any coal tar-based sealants going forward – products used in paving driveways, parking lots, and roads that contain hazardous chemicals linked to elevated cancer risks. But commissioners also expressed their interest in expanding the ban citywide, prohibiting private companies from using the products as well. The commission requested that City Attorney Lauren Trible-Laucht draft a resolution to that effect that ...

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Economic Study Shows Region Has Higher Living Costs, Lower Incomes, Declining Young Population

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Second Annual Paint Grand Traverse Is Here

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Changes Coming To Iconic Local Farms

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Historic Traverse City Bridges Slated For Repair

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