2018-03-08 / Business

In brief

Public hearing set for Transportation Improvement Plan

GENESEE COUNTY — Installation of a roundabout at Grand Blanc and Morris roads in Gaines Township is among potential road improvement projects for 2019 to be discussed at a Public Hearing at 7 p.m., March 21 in the Willard P. Harris Auditorium, third floor, Genesee County Administration Building, 1101 Beach Street, in Flint,, as part of the Genesee County Metropolitan Alliance meeting. This Public Hearing is an opportunity to review and comment on a proposed amendment to the FY 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP lists federally funded transportation projects eligible for funding under Title 23 as amended, or Federal Transit Act funds. The proposed amendment is available for public review and comment at the metropolitan planning commission office or on its website at http://gcmpc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/ Amendment_ 11-for-TAC-REVISED.pdf Call for office hours. Comments may be made in person or by mail, phone, fax or e-mail. The Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission will furnish reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities upon request. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids for services or persons with Limited English Proficiency should contact the office by writing or calling Sharon Gregory, Planner III at 810-257-3010; the Michigan Relay Center: Dial 711 or 1-800- 649-3777 or email gcmpc@co.genesee. mi.us — R.S.

Lear president to speak at Chamber meeting

FLINT — The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce on March 22 will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn Flint- Grand Blanc Area, 5353 Gateway Centre. Standing firm with last year’s theme, “2020: Building the Future” will include a recap of the Chamber’s accomplishments from the past year and update the progress toward the regional goals. Keynote speaker Jason Scott, Global Vice President of Lear Corp.’s GM Seating Group, will discuss talent management as a business strategy. Scott’s appearance comes amid considerable excitement surrounding Lear’s decision to build a new manufacturing facility on the former site of Buick City. The plant, which is currently under construction, is the first major automotive supplier manufacturing facility built in Flint in more than 30 years. It will employ about 600 workers when it reaches full production. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Admission is $15 for the luncheon program and open to the public. RSVP is required at https:// flintandgeneseemi.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/6566. The luncheon and program will begin at noon. — G.G.

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