Plainwell Mayor Richard Brooks died Thursday, July 25, after a short illness, city officials said.
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Plainwell city approved a 2018-19 budget which will slightly decrease its fund balance from 20 percent to 19 percent.
Plainwell Community Schools intends to have a school resource officer on campus to begin school in the fall.
The Plainwell Parks and Trees Commission organized the planting and dedication of a redbud tree along the riverwalk behind Plainwell Auto in memory of longtime Plainwell resident Dale Harrington.
Plainwell’s Public Works Department Superintendent Rick Updike plans to retire.
The City of Plainwell has received a state grant which will help it maintain its water and sewer system into the future.
Plainwell City council members approved a site plan for Ace Parking Lot Striping at thir meeting Monday, Nov. 27.
Plainwell city council members approved several projects involving the sewer and water department with the largest totaling $30,550 to upgrade a lift station’s pumps.
The City of Plainwell’s audit report indicated it is “in an elite group” among municipalities for its financial practices.
Plainwell city officials refused to lower their price for renting space on a water tower for cell phone service providers and said the city needed to plan for demolishing the tower.