ALMA, Mich. (AP) — Three officials who supported housing migrant boys in a mid-Michigan community won’t face a recall election.
Their critics failed to collect enough signatures to meet a Dec. 31 deadline, the Morning Sun reported.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Where are the Female CEOs in Michigan?
In September, the Alma City Commission made a zoning change that will turn a former nursing home into temporary housing for boys who crossed the U.S. border without parents or guardians and do not have legal status in this country.
Bethany Christian Services plans to use the site to provide housing for up to 40 days or until a sponsor can be found.READ MORE: MSU Police: Tip From Private Investigator Led To Discovery Of Body Believed To Be Brendan Santo
Recall petitions were filed against Alma commissioners Roxann Herrington, Audra Stahl and Nick Piccolo.
The housing plan was approved, although the Alma Planning Commission had recommended against a zoning change after hearing much opposition in the community.MORE NEWS: Consumer Alert: How To Avoid Fake N95, KN95 Masks
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