LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Jim Runestad will host a town hall for residents of the 23rd Senate District to voice their concerns and share experiences as customers of the state’s largest utility companies.
“My hope is that this event will give residents an opportunity to be heard,” said Runestad, R-White Lake. “As lawmakers, we have a duty to listen to residents of our districts and help them to amplify their voices.”
Who: Sen. Jim Runestad, R-White Lake. DTE Energy and Consumers Energy officials have been invited.
What: Town hall for the 23rd Senate District residents to discuss recent power outages.
When: 5 – 6:15 p.m. on Monday, March 13.
Where: Commerce Township Hall, 2009 Township Drive, Commerce Township.
Brief: A late February winter storm knocked out power to more than 700,000 homes across Michigan. Ten days later, around 339,000 were still without power across southeast Michigan.
The 23rd Senate District includes the cities of South Lyon and Wixom, the villages of Clarkston and Milford, and Rose, Highland, Milford, Lyon, Springfield and White Lake townships along with portions of the city of Novi and Commerce, Independence and Waterford townships.