Phones Line Down And How To Contact City Council

By Mr And Mrs. Dogood.


Today as of 1pm EST the phones are down at Fraser City Hall.

Here is the link to the website making the announcement. Fraser Announcement.

Here are the emails of our elected officials that we encourage you to contact to find out why this happened and an explanation on the last city council meeting where replacing this system was delayed.

Mike Carnegie,
Kathy Blanke
Joseph Nichols
Yvette Foster,
Patrice Schornak,
Mike Lesich,
Matt Hemelberg

We will update this page as necessary.


The city non-emergency phone system suffered a hardware failure and is currently down. This is the system for City Hall employees, water department, DPW, etc.
NON-EMERGENCY (586) 293-1425
**** CITY HALL ****
City Hall Main number (586) 293-3100
Contingency plans are being implemented to provide a few phone lines so that people can contact City Hall.
Due to a limited number of lines, you may receive a busy signal.
Please be patient as city staff and our telephone service provider work through these issues.
If your matter requires immediate attention, I would suggest going to City Hall to address it in person.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Fraser City Council Rizzo Meetings

By The Peoples Mayor.

Good afternoon,

Two weeks ago Metro Detroit was rocked by the revelation of a F.B.I. investigation into bribes and corruption by local goverment officials. A Clinton Township elected official was charged with accepting bribes from a company that did business with that city. While the official indictment did NOT reveal the company, it has been revealed that Rizzo environmental is the company.

Latest FREE PRESS article here.

Rizzo currently contracts with Fraser for it’s recycling and trash removal.

Being we all talk about transparency and this is a topic that everyone should be concerned with, I sent a email to all seven of our city council people asking if at ANY time they have met with Rizzo officials.

Attached below is my original email.


As of 1:40 pm EDT on 10-24-2016 Council person Mike Lesich, Yvette Foster and Matt Hemmelberg have responded and their responses are attached below. Every response I receive I will post here for you, the citizens of Fraser so you can be as informed as possible and draw your own conclusions.

If you have ANY questions on this I highly encourage every one of you to contact all of these people in the same manner. Respectfully asking questions is every persons duty and will help the city run better long term.




Late Mon night Council members Kathy Blanke and Patrice Schornak responded. Below are the responses.



Response from Mayor Nichols.


Welcome to Fraser Mayor

Posted by Mr. and Mrs. D.


First off let me introduce my wife and I. For security purposes we will just go by the names Mr. and Mrs. Silence Dogood.

Around three or four months ago I happened to join a couple of the Fraser social media sites and was encouraged by the postings of fellow Fraserites that kept the community updated on any number of things. This was so encouraging to my wife and I.

On one of these afternoons I came across a podcast called “Bourbon On The Rocks” hosted by Mr.Thomas LaDuke of FTR Radio. Mr. LaDuke hold views that are somewhat opposite of mine politically overall, but I found his segment on Fraser quite engaging. My wife and I laughed out loud at some of his commentary.

Around this time Mr. LaDuke asked in a show that “People get engaged in your community” in some way, shape or form. He highlighted some of the concerns he had and as it turns out many of my neighbors have, as well along with my wife and I. Thus this idea of doing a website was born.

We reached out to Mr. LaDuke for any direction and he has been kind enough to assist us in this project. He will also be posting here as a contributor.

What we hope to provide here is an outlet that will just post factual material on all facets of anything to do with Fraser goverment. What we have found with the help of a variety of other citizens is that we have a problem in our goverment in any and all facets. We are not impressed with some of the very people we voted for and if my wife and I had known the quality and ability of these people we would have never put our trust in them.

In regards to my wife and I, we will just keep to to posting things without much commentary. We will leave the analysis to you and others like Mr. LaDuke.

Any and all members of city council or city goverment will be featured here in both positive and critical light if need be. No one holds a vice-grip on virtue or dishonor.

Our sincerest hope is that you will be educated and possibly inspired to get involved if you are not already, and more involved if you are.

As the original Silence Dogood said many years ago……..

Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.

On behalf of Mrs. Dogood and I, we hope you find this modern day experiment in expanding Freedom Of Speech useful.

Mystery Council Conversation

By The Peoples Mayor.

Welcome to my very first post here at Fraser Mayor and thank you to Mr & Mrs D for inviting me along here.

As heard on Extra Shot Of Bourbon why is it that any council person feels the need to inspect a tow yard at any time? Was this done when the Fosters had the contract? Also Matt has a specific cop he will always go along with? Also if you listen REAL close it sounds like Matt and Joe briefly discuss a lawsuit to the city.

Listen. Decide for yourself. Are you better off than you were one year ago Fraser?