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Coopersville City Manager’s Blog - Various Project Updates

Coopersville City Manager’s Blog - Various Project Updates

Randall Street Reconstruction
The project is on schedule at this time. What has been done to date includes the removal of the existing pavement, the water main anode packs are installed, the storm sewer pipe is installed, the excavation for the new road bed is complete, and the sand sub-base is in place. This week some of the new concrete curb and gutter will begin and the last of the sand sub-base will be compacted. Next week work will begin on the gravel base, and some concrete work will begin on the road itself.
Randall Street Bridge
We have received several bids on replacing or repairing the sewer main suspended along the Randall Street Bridge. The city and OMM (city’s engineering consultant) will review these in the next week and submit a proposal to council at our next meeting on September 26, 2011.
64th Avenue Sidewalk Project

Coopersville 28, Cedar Springs 13

COOPERSVILLE (WZZM) -- The Coopersville Broncos scored four unanswered touchdowns to hand Cedar Springs its first loss of the year, 28-13.

Tyler Covell hit Allen Slagter to give the Red Hawks a 13-0 lead. But the Broncos stormed back with two Evan Vanderkolk touchdown passes to take a 14-13 lead before halftime.

The Broncos pulled away from there to even their record at 2-2.

Fall Cleanup Friday October 7, 2011

From: http://www.cityofcoopersville.com/

Allied Waste Services will be picking up and disposing of unwanted items that can be carried by two men. This is for city residents only; this is not for our commercial or industrial neighbors. This also does not include residents of Timberline Estates or Meadow Green Condominiums.

Items that will NOT be picked up are:
Automobile parts and especially NO TIRES;
Hazardous chemicals or liquids;
Building materials or paint;
Railroad ties or concrete.

For more specific questions, call Allied Waste Services at 1–800-882-9565.

Coopersville Farm Museum 10th Anniversary Open House

Coopersville Farm Museum 10th Anniversary Open House

Wednesday, September 14th, 6:00pm to 8:00 pm

Come on in and see what all the talk is about! Meet representatives from various groups, talk to the board members, enjoy the quilt show, art exhibit, and all the other great displays, check out the CFM stage, and consider becoming a member or reserving the facility for your special event! 

More information...

Marvel Movie Month Concludes with Thor Rated PG-13

Marvel Movie Month Concludes with Thor Rated PG-13

Come to the Coopersville Public Library tonight for the conclusion of Marvel Movie Month featuring Thor.


Premier Movie Night featuring Thor

Tuesday, September 13th, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Rated PG-13


Ages 13 and up are welcome. Free pizza and pop will be available.

Visit http://www.coopersvillelibrary.org/ for additional information.

Coopersville High School Collects Spare Change for Cancer Research

Coopersville High School Collects Spare Change for Cancer Research

Students throughout Michigan put in much more than their two cents this year to raise money for Pasta for Pennies presented by Olive Garden and benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).  In fact, more than 205,000 students at 315 elementary, middle and high schools in Michigan collectively raised $450,000 to support cancer research.  Thanks to their successful efforts, combined with funds contributed by students nationwide, the funds raised for LLS through Pasta for Pennies over the past 17 years now total more than $61 million.

Students in first through 12th grade participated in this year’s program by filling collection jars and boxes in their classrooms with spare change over a three-week period during the school year.  The top fundraising class at each participating school received a pasta party from their local Olive Garden restaurant.