The Cooper City Council set the annual city clean-up week for April 5 – 12. Dump charges are free on Saturday, April 5 and fees are half price during the days from April 7 through April 12.
Approval was given to certify unopposed candidates for three open council positions and cancel the election set for May 10. Council members David Phillips, Joann Preas and Willie “Bear” Wilkins have filed for re-election.
The next Cooper City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 14 at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
The Delta County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chrissy Ann Alley of Cooper on Jan. 27 on nine charges of forgery of a financial instrument, a state jail felony.
Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Brown said that Alley has been accused of stealing checks totaling $716.99 from her mother’s purse. Alley admitted using the money to buy illegal prescription narcotics, Brown said.
Alley remains in the Delta County jail with a bond set at $40,000 on each count.