Lou Schimmel

Louis Schimmel (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Pontiac Emergency Manager Plans Water System Spinoff

Pontiac emergency manager Louis Schimmel said Oakland County has agreed to issue $55 million in bonds for the municipal water and wastewater treatment systems, helping the city get out of debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2012

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Pontiac Firefighters Picket In Waterford Township

The financial situation in the city of Pontiac could force the fire department to dissolve, and be absorbed by the Waterford Township Fire Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2011


Pontiac Ditching Downtown Parking Meters

Pontiac’s financial manager says the cost to collect change and maintain the meters outstrips revenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2011


Pontiac Emergency Manager Fires Department Heads

A state-appointed emergency financial manager for the city of Pontiac has fired the city’s clerk, attorney and director of public works in what he says is realignment in City Hall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011