Here are just a few of the events to know about this week in Grosse Pointe:
1. Council meets Tuesday at 7 p.m. The highlights of the agenda are:
- City Manager Brian Vick will recommend John J. Schulte to council as the to , who is now the director for the . Schulte recently retired from Department of Public Safety.
- Board President Brian Garves is making an appearance before the council to provide an update on .
- Council will also consider a recommendation to establish a formal committee to study moving Grosse Pointe Shores into Macomb County and a committee to implement changes to the charter.
- The council will also have a closed session near the end of the meeting to discuss collective bargaining.
2. City offices for all of the Grosse Pointes are closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash pick up is on schedule for all residents except those in the City of Grosse Pointe, for whom it is delayed by one day. Recycling in the City of Grosse Pointe is on schedule however.
3. Grosse Pointe Shores Mayor Ted Kedzierski is holding a town hall meeting Saturday Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be in the municipal building and is a chance for residents to talk openly about issues they wish.
4. Students from and are likely preparing for exam scheduled Monday through Thursday of next week. After completing, students will have a break with Friday off, according to the district calendar.
5. Grosse Pointe Public Library is offering a Winter Film Fest geared toward pre-schoolers Tuesday at the Ewald Branch. The movies are short films that are book-based. They include "The Happy Owls," "The Bear and The Fly," and "Panama."