Building a firm community news foundation ... one story at a time



Heat your entire home for free. Certified OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE. Central Boiler Classic Edge. Buy NOW and save up to $400! Call Today! Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 6/7


DAVE BECKER Plastering.
New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 30 years experience 734-854- 6474

AFFORDABLE Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook!


Renaissance is hiring dependable direct support professionals in our Adrian programs. Starting pay – $9.00 After training $9.50 Call 517-920-4447

Blissfield Community Schools currently accepting employment applications for Elementary Special Education teacher. Application deadline: June 19, 2017, or until position is filled. Please visit our district website at for additional information. 5/24

23 positions – Temporary/seasonal work, harvesting crops on diversified vegetable farm, from 6/1/2017 to 10/20/2017 at K.W. Zellers & Son, Inc., Hartville, OH in Stark county. This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience working on a vegetable farm, handling manual and mechanical tasks associated with harvest activities. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-accident drug testing required. $13.01/hr or current applicable AEWR or applicable piece rate depending on crop activity. Raise/bonus at employer discretion. Workers are guaranteed 3/4 of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or Northwest Michigan Works! Service Center, 1040 S. Winter St., Suite 1014, Adrian, MI 49221. Provide copy of this ad. OH Job Order #3395048. 5/24


Estate sale 332 East River St., Deerfield, Mich. Fri. 5/26 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sat. 5/27 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. 5/28 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. No early sales. 5/24

Tina’s Trash and Treasures. Liquidating antique booth. Tons of fantastic stuff. 5470 Carroll Rd. Fri. & Sat. 9-4. 5/24

Memorial Day weekend. Moving sale. May 27-29 304 S. Monroe St. Friday & Monday 9-4, Sunday 12-4. Furniture, snow blower, shelving, TVs, patio set, decorations, humidifiers, kitchenwares, ping pong table, antique household items and much more! All must go! 5/24

Rummage sale 105 River Dr., Blissfield. May 25 & 26. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 5/24

Estate Sale
• May 26 – 29
• 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Multiple Buildings
4770 S. Adrian Hwy.
No early sales.

Village of Britton
Friday & Saturday, May 26th & 27th
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Maps will be available outside the
Ridgeway Township Fire Station and at
the Britton Gas & Grocery


Township Board
Regular & Special Meetings
May 11, 2017 Regular Meeting.
Present: James Isley, Steve Papenhagen, Perry Pooley, Matt Koester, and Christine Whited
Absent: None
The April 13th Regular Meeting minutes were approved as presented. The April 17th, April 24th, and May 1st Special Meeting minutes were approved as presented. Time was allotted for public comment, and all reports received were approved as presented.
Communications: Items Discussed – Cemeteries; Review of proposed Zoning Ordinance; Prehearing to be conducted by the Michigan Public Service Commission; Letter to the Michigan State Tax Commission; Waste collection event sponsored in Lenawee County.
Unfinished Business: Items Discussed –Pixley Rd. and Driggs Rd.; Adoption of the Resolution to Enter into a Grant Agreement with the State of Michigan; Platting of Palmyra Main Cemetery; Acceptance of Meredith Francis’s proposal for audit services; Memorial Day Parade; Solar Energy Systems ordinance
New Business: Items Discussed – PTFD Probation termination for Chelsea Rohlan; Resignation of Aaron Ausmus from PTFD; Sewer Taps PA0-700-0332-00 and PA0-700-0120-00; Adoption of the Resolution to Collect Personal Property Taxes by Accepting Installment Payments; Mapping of the Crane Cemetery; Authorization for debt collection; Comcast Franchise Agreement; MDARD Excel spreadsheets; The purchase of banquet tables; Amendments of Section 9 of the Cemetery Ordinance: Part e was struck. The last sentence in Part d was struck and was inserted in Part e as “Any decoration deemed inappropriate by the Palmyra Township Board shall be removed without notice.” Part d was struck and replaced with “Decorations that are placed on the marker/memorial, the marker/memorial base, or the marker/memorial foundation shall not be removed by the grounds keeper. Decorations that become unattached from the marker/memorial, the marker/memorial base, or the marker/memorial foundation shall be discarded by the grounds keeper.”
Bill Payment: All Township and PTFD bills presented were approved for payment.
Next Regular Meeting will be held June 8, 2017, 7:00 P.M. at the Palmyra Community Room.
Special Meetings Held:
For each Special Meeting listed there was a Full Board and time was allotted for public comment.
April 24, 2017 Special Meeting.
Discussed: Letter written by Linda Marvin addressed to the Board; Letter to the Michigan State Tax Commission; Liability insurance coverage for tree cutting contractor; Medical Marijuana; Review of the proposed Zoning Ordinance.
May 1, 2017 Special Meeting.
Discussed: Letter written by Fred Lucas to Michigan State Tax Commission; Letter from Mike Lewis; Review of the proposed Zoning Ordinance
Complete Minutes of these or any other Palmyra Township meetings may be obtained from Christine Whited, P.O. Box 97, Palmyra, MI 49268. Approved minutes can be viewed on our website at
Respectfully Submitted,
Christine Whited, Clerk (437)


Beginning May 16, the Village of Blissfield will be conducting a mosquito control spraying program on Tuesdays, between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., and on Fridays, between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. (weather permitting).
If you have any questions, please contact the Village Office at 486-4347.


Notice of Public Hearing
Blissfield Township
Blissfield Township is proposing to adopt an official Zoning Map. This map is a digital version of the previous paper zoning map, and no zoning changes are proposed at this time. However, parcel information has been updated per Lenawee County data.
The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on the Zoning Map on June 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Blissfield Township Offices, 120 S. Lane Street, Blissfield, Michigan, 49228. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive public input on the Zoning Map. The Zoning Map can be reviewed at the Township offices during normal business hours.
Adolio Q. Navarro, Jr
Blissfield Township Supervisor
This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meetings Act, PA 267 of 1976, as amended, MCLA 41.72 (1)(4) and with the Americans with Disabilities Act, MCLA 41.71a

© Copyright River Raisin Publications | The Advance, 121 Newspaper St., Blissfield, MI 49228