Lou Gilbert http://tspr.org en New Member of Macomb City Council http://tspr.org/post/new-member-macomb-city-council <p>Macomb aldermen approved the appointment of Millie Gilbert to represent the third ward. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 02:45:25 +0000 Rich Egger 56153 at http://tspr.org New Member of Macomb City Council Macomb Alderman Passes Away http://tspr.org/post/macomb-alderman-passes-away <p>Macomb Third Ward Alderman Lou Gilbert died Thursday. The city says funeral arrangements have not been finalized. Thu, 22 May 2014 20:22:51 +0000 Rich Egger 53648 at http://tspr.org Macomb Alderman Passes Away Chickens Won’t Come Home to Roost in Macomb http://tspr.org/post/chickens-won-t-come-home-roost-macomb <p></p><p>A proposal that would have allowed people to raise chickens in Macomb laid an egg. A clear majority of the city council opposed the idea during the November 26 Committee of the Whole meeting.</p><p>“If we open this door, then the next thing you know it’s pot-bellied pigs or llamas. Now’s the time to stop that, right now,” said Third Ward Alderman Lou Gilbert.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 04:34:56 +0000 Rich Egger 24936 at http://tspr.org Chickens Won’t Come Home to Roost in Macomb Plan in the Works for Macomb Street Repairs http://tspr.org/post/plan-works-macomb-street-repairs <p>There are plenty of streets in need of repair in Macomb and the city council is now looking at options to pay for the work.<br /><br />Aldermen this week discussed whether to issue bonds.&nbsp; Sixth Ward Alderman Tim Lobdell said he&#39;s debated the idea for a while and now believes it&#39;s the city&#39;s best solution.<br /><br />&ldquo;I hope we see the long-term value in this. You&#39;re talking capital projects. They&#39;re going to be used in the future. Those people should be paying the interest debt on them in the future as well,&rdquo; Lobdell said.<br /> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 01:14:13 +0000 Rich Egger 16623 at http://tspr.org Plan in the Works for Macomb Street Repairs