Michigan city officials decided not to wait for more newspapers to switch publishing schemes before seeking an alternative to posting legal newspapers in print products.
Voters in Trenton, Michigan, will vote Nov. 3 on a proposal to allow legal notices of meetings, zoning changes and other matters to go on the city web site or the city-operated cable channel instead of a newspaper.
The News-Herald talked to a representative of the Michigan Press Association and city officials in a pre-election article.
I suspect we'll see more elections like this. What I worry about is how well and often city websites will be updated.