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Posted: Monday, 10 March 2014 4:00PM

Mayor Hightower Thanks EM Tony Saunders For His Services In BH

Benton Harbor Mayor James Hightower is thanking Emergency Manager Tony Saunders for the work he did while serving the city.



Saunders is officially out as EM. Governor Snyder has appointed a Receivership Transition Advisory Board to oversee elected leaders. Before Saunders left he secured a loan from the state and budgeted the city with a $2-million surplus for the next two fiscal years. Hightower says money was also collected to fund major road projects.



Benton Harbor is scheduled to finish this fiscal year with a $1.6-million surplus.

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