Monday, January 7, 2013
A bill awaiting Gov. Rick Snyder's signature would consolidate the districts beginning in 2015.
Legislation awaiting Gov. Rick Snyder's signature would merge the district courts in Berkley and Royal Oak beginning in 2015 as part of a money-saving plan to reduce the number of judges statewide. Senate bill 1351, sponsored by Sens. John Pappageorge, R–Troy, and Vincent Gregory, D-Southfield, undoes the consolidation of 45A District Court in Berkley and 45B District Court in Oak Park into a single 45th District Court that was approved in February. The combined court still is operating in two buildings. “The workload in Berkley’s court is for 0.3 judges. It doesn’t take a full judge to handle the Berkley court,” Pappageorge told The Daily Tribune. “Royal Oak is around 1.7 or 1.8 and Oak Park is at 1.8 or 1.9. It just makes sense to move …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Local judges, law enforcement officers and attorneys will explain the laws governing marijuana, alcohol and prescription drug use during the experiential event Wednesday at 45th District Court in Oak Park.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Council will discuss upcoming summer activities in Berkley and a Joint Operating Agreement for the 45th District Court with Oak Park.
Cars and summer festivities will be a theme in topics discussed tonight at the Berkley City Council meeting. Council is expected to authorize the annual Berkley Cruisefest and Classic Car Parade for Aug. 17. It will also discuss the purchasing of official Woodward Dream Cruise merchandise at wholesale, with a budget of $32,000. This year, the annual Dream Cruise is Aug. 18. Here’s a look at other matters on the agenda: The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at City Hall.