Lou Gilbert

Millie Gilbert
9:45 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

New Member of Macomb City Council

Millie Gilbert (left) was sworn into office by City Clerk Melanie Falk. Alderman At Large Don Wynn looks on.
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb aldermen approved the appointment of Millie Gilbert to represent the third ward.

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13 Years on City Council
3:22 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Macomb Alderman Passes Away

Lou Gilbert at the Tri States Public Radio studios
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb Third Ward Alderman Lou Gilbert died Thursday. The city says funeral arrangements have not been finalized.

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Aldermen Reject Proposal
10:34 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Chickens Won’t Come Home to Roost in Macomb

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.

“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.

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City Council Discussion
8:14 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Plan in the Works for Macomb Street Repairs

Potholes in Macomb
Rich Egger

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.

Aldermen this week discussed whether to issue bonds.  Sixth Ward Alderman Tim Lobdell said he's debated the idea for a while and now believes it's the city's best solution.

“I hope we see the long-term value in this. You're talking capital projects. They're going to be used in the future. Those people should be paying the interest debt on them in the future as well,” Lobdell said.

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