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|Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:42 pm Post subject: St. Ignace Archive article
04/21/2011 - Requiring All Ferries To Operate Off-Season Is
Irresponsible - Story
.... demand for confidential business records from the ferry lines.
Since the city offered no confidentiality for those records, of course
04/14/2011 - All Mackinac Island Ferries Get Franchises - Story
.... By Karen Gould Northern Ferry Company, a combined operation of
Arnold Transit and Star Line, was ... evening, April 6, and Shepler’s
Mackinac Island Ferry was given its franchise Monday afternoon, April
11, officially opening ...
03/24/2011 - Ferry Rules Adopted - Story
.... Gould Mackinac Island has a new ferry boat ordinance, franchise
application, and a franchise form. The ... Wednesday, March 16, with a
few changes made to the draft ferry boat ordinance. Ferry companies
have until Tuesday, April 5, to submit an ...
03/03/2011 - Mackinac Island Asks State To Drop Investigation - Story
.... Claiming that its power to regulate ferry service lies in its city
charter, the City of Mackinac Island will ask ... to drop its
investigation of the rates for Mackinac Island ferry service Monday,
March 7. The MPSC got involved February 4, when ...
02/24/2011 - Draft Ferryboat Ordinance Expected This Week - Story
.... Karen Gould A draft of the new ferry ordinance is expected this
week or next, the Mackinac Island City Council ... already demolished
in high winds this week, and with ferry service scheduled to begin as
early as Tuesday, March 15, the city is ...
02/17/2011 - City Hikes Ferry Fee to 7%, Caps Tickets at $24 - Story
.... franchise fee the City of Mackinac Island will impose on ferry
companies this year was increased 350% Wednesday, February 9, from 2%
of ... by complaints from Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry that the
city and Arnold Transit are trying to squeeze Shepler’s ...
01/27/2011 - Island To Consider Two Historic Districts Downtown - Story
.... if they don’t comply with preservation codes. Ferry Franchise
Decision In other business, Ellen Crane, attorney for Shepler’s
Mackinac Island Ferry, addressed the council with questions regarding
the ferry franchise. She ...
01/27/2011 - All 3 Boat Lines Must Run Ice to Ice - Story
.... The City of Mackinac Island will require all three ferry companies
that serve the Island to operate until ice forces them to quit, ...
city will demonstrate its assertion that more efficient ferry
operations will lower ticket prices. That, and the city’s stated ...
01/20/2011 - Mackinac Island Ferry Schedules Remain Up in the Air - Story
Boat Lines Disagree While Waiting To Hear What City Wants ...
scheduling impasse cannot be resolved among the three boat lines that
serve Mackinac Island, the city will step in and could require all ...
01/13/2011 - Looking Back - Story
.... a two-cent fare has been provided on some of its branch lines, as
an experiment in offsetting bus competition. Railroads seem to ...
already enjoying two-cent or less rate on many of the bus lines, and
in waiting to meet the competition, the railroads have simply taken
There are many more pages to view...
The girl that would swim daylight to dark every day down at the old dock ...
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