Opinion

Letter to the Editor

Proposed substation location a mistake To the Editor: In my opinion, it is a mistake to locate the City of Harbor Springs proposed electric substation in the small triangle located at the NE corner of city property. This triangle is in the middle of … Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your […]

Letter to the Editor

Better locations for electric substation

To the Editor: When I first learned that the City of Harbor Springs was planning the construction of a new electrical substation for our city, I was excited that this plan was in the works. After discussing it with a few of my neighbors they weren’t … Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter last week mischaracterized ballot proposal To the Editor: In last week’s edition (Harbor Light issue of 7/13/22), Jeff James mischaracterized the upcoming August 2nd ballot proposal and certain City intentions and actions. I would like t… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your local newspaper.

Letter to the Editor

‘Keep city services running and sound’

To the Editor: This explanation might be helpful for city voters. I hope to reduce the confusion on the need to override the Headdllee Amendment. Think of the City as your home. Examples of home operating expenses are electric, heating, home, yard, a… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your local newspaper.

Letter to the Editor

City fund balance needs to be maintained

To the Editor: My name is Ron McRae. I served as the City Clerk/ Comptroller/Treasurer of the City of Harbor Springs for over 23 years. I have been asked to discuss the importance of the General Operating Fund’s Fund Balance and why we worked so hard… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading […]

Letter to the Editor

Vote no on Headlee override

To the Editor: Please vote NO on the Headlee Override Amendment and TAX INCREASE on the August 2, 2022 ballot. Voters and tax payers need to understand that if voted on and approved, the City can raise the millage by .5 mills each year for up to 5 ye… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue […]

Letter to the Editor

Be informed...

To the Editor: I am one of the representatives of the League of Women Voters Northern Lower Michigan (LWVNLM) who has been collecting signatures for the Promote the Vote ballot petition in public spaces outside the Harbor Springs Farmers Market over … Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your local newspaper.

Letters to the Editor

Supports Headlee Override To the Editor: I’ve been a resident of Harbor Springs for 30 years, and my 3 children were raised here. During those years my family took full advantage of the outdoor activities available in our area. We made use of o… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your local […]

City did not renew contract with Alanson Library

Letter

Harbor Springs patrons of the Alanson Area Public Library: Your library services will stop as of July 1, 2022. Harbor Springs did not renew its contract with Alanson library. Services for patrons can continue if you pay the annual fee. Joan Niewia… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your local newspaper.

Letters to the Editor

City does not have ‘huge operating surplus’ To the Editor: Some believe the City of Harbor Springs has a huge operating fund surplus. It does not. In 2016, we had an operating fund balance of $3.38 million. The projected 2022 balance is about $… Please subscribe to the Harbor Light News or login to continue to enjoy reading your local […]


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