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FOR RENT

Apartment for rent. Very clean, quiet 2 BR with c/air, balcony, kitchen appliances, private parking. Non-smoking building. Very efficient. No pets. Available now. $575/month. Broker 517-403-3309 12/21tfn

SERVICES

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

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Overnight accommodations H.D. Ellis Inn Bed and Breakfast 415 W. Adrian St. Blissfield, MI. Call 517-486-3155. Are relatives, friends or business associates coming to visit? Need a home away from home for an extended stay? All rooms include private baths, TV, wifi and a full breakfast. 2/22

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3 positions – Temporary/seasonal work operating semi-trucks with trailers and mechanized/power equipment, and performing agricultural duties associated with sod farming and blueberry production, from 3/6/2017 to 12/8/2017 at Columbus Turf Nursery, Ltd., Ashville, OH in Pickaway county. This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience driving trucks (semi-trucks with trailers) and operating agricultural equipment such as tractors, sprayers, and balers, on a diversified horticultural farm. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 75 lbs. Post-hire employer-paid motor vehicle records check required. Employer-paid pre-employment and post-hire drug testing required. Valid CDL required. Must be able to operate a forklift. Prefer bilingual (English/Spanish) with ability to read work orders and manuals in English and write reports. $14.50/hr or current applicable AEWR. 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 #3322291. 2/22

5 positions – Temporary/seasonal work planting, cultivating and harvesting sod and blueberries, from 3/6/2017 to 12/8/2017 at Columbus Turf Nursery, Ltd., Ashville, OH in Pickaway county. This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience working on a sod and/or blueberry farm. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 75 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required at random, upon reasonable suspicion of use and after a worker has an accident at work. $13.01/hr or current applicable AEWR. 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 #3322346. 2/22

8 positions – Temporary/seasonal work in a container-grown nursery operation, handling both manual and machine tasks associated with nursery production and harvest activities, from 3/6/2017 to 11/18/2017 at Penn-Ohio Wholesale Gardens, LLC, Painesville, OH in Lake county. This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience working in a container-grown nursery operation, handling both manual and machine tasks associated with nursery production and harvest activities. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. $13.01/hr or current applicable AEWR. 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 #3310657.2/22

7 positions – Temporary/seasonal work in a commercial nursery, planting, cultivating, harvesting nursery stock, balled and burlap (“B&B”) tree production, grafting of plants and propagation, from 3/10/2017 to 12/10/2017 at W.S. Yoe Nurseries R. & D., Inc., Madison, OH in Lake county. This job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable prior experience working in a commercial nursery, handling both manual and machine tasks associated with nursery production and harvest activities, including experience with balled and burlap (“B&B”) tree production, grafting of plants and propagation. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 70 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use. $13.01/hr or current applicable AEWR. 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. 3 meals/day for duration of employment provided at published rate for workers for whom housing is provided. 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 #3322458.2/22

6 positions – Temporary/seasonal work in a nursery, planting, cultivating, harvesting, grading, storing and shipping container grown horticultural products, from 3/10/2017 to 12/8/2017 at Woody Warehouse Nursery, Inc., Lizton, IN in Hendricks county. This job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable prior cultivation/harvest experience in nursery, fruit or vegetable production. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 90 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required after a worker has an accident at work. $13.01/hr or current applicable AEWR. 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. IN Job Order #8828900. 2/22

NOTICE

Palmyra Township Board
Regular & Special
Meetings
-Synopsis-
February 9, 2017 Regular Meeting
Present: James Isley, Steve Papenhagen, Perry Pooley, Matt Koester, and Christine Whited
Absent: None
The January 12, 2017, Regular Meeting minutes were approved. The January 16, January 23, January 30, and February 6 Special Meeting minutes were approved. Time was allotted for public comment and all reports received were approved as presented.
Communications – Items discussed: Tree removal in Crane Cemetery; Sycamore St. drainage; LCRC meeting; Review of proposed Zoning Ordinance; MTA training; Winter tax collection; Township training; Palmyra Township No. 1 tile hearing, Feb. 28, 7:00 pm; Meeting with ITC (“H” style electric pole replacement)
Unfinished Business – Items discussed: Lenawee County Solid Waste plan resolution; Tree trimming in Palmyra Main Cemetery
New Business – Items discussed: PTFD employment application; EMT continuing education; Appointment of CLSS Board member; Purchase of Construction Code manuals; 2017 assessing contract; 2017 cemetery maintenance; BOR training; Change March Regular Board Meeting to March 8, 7:00pm; Annual meeting; new computer for Ordinance Enforcement Officer
Bill Payment: All bills were approved for payment as presented for the Township and PTFD.
Special Meetings Held:
For each Special Meeting listed there was a Full Board and time was allotted for public comment.
January 23, 2017 Special Meeting:
Discussed: RRWC membership dues; Appointment of Township representatives for RRWC; CLSS Management Committee appointments; Review of proposed Zoning Ordinance
January 30, 2017 Special Meeting
Discussed: Palmyra “village” storm water drainage; PA0 700-8011-00 Water well log and obtaining reports of water/soil contamination; R.I.T. training for firefighters; Review of proposed Zoning Ordinance
February 6, 2017 Special Meeting
Discussed: Road Project Proposal; Review of proposed Zoning Ordinance
February 13, 2017 Special Meeting
Discussed: Winezeler drainage; PTFD Employment applications; Annual Meeting – April 13, 2017; Resolution to Adopt Poverty Exemption Income Guidelines and Asset Test; Review of proposed Zoning Ordinance
Complete Minutes of these or any other Palmyra Township meeting may be obtained from Christine Whited, P.O. Box 97, Palmyra, MI 49268. Approved minutes can be viewed on our website at www.palmyratownship.net.
Respectfully Submitted,
Christine Whited, Clerk (341)

NOTICE

BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Supervisor, Navarro. Members present: Cranor, Gregg, Baldwin, Gilson-Pitts
MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Gregg to approve minutes of January 10th meeting
MOTION CARRIED
MOTION Gregg second Cranor to accept Treasurer’s report of January 31st
MOTION CARRIED
MOTION Cranor second Gilson-Pitts to approve payment of bills:
General Fund: $9534.11;
Fire Fund-$25,541.37;
Road Fund- $328.56
MOTION CARRIED
MOTION Navarro second Baldwin to approve Lidster, Fireman, to attend Rapid Intervention Team class at Addison Township On March 18-19, 2017, at a cost of $150
MOTION CARRIED
MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Baldwin to approve recommendation of Planning Commission for updates and changes to Zoning and Ordinances
MOTION CARRIED
MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Baldwin to adjourn at 7:39 p.m.
MOTION CARRIED
Respectfully submitted,
Nancy Cranor, Clerk
Adolio Q. Navarro, Jr.
Supervisor (137)

NOTICE

Resolution
A regular meeting of the Village of Blissfield, Michigan, was held in the Council Room in said Village on the 13th day of February, 2017.
A. Ray Jones, President, presided.
TRUSTEES PRESENT: George Brown, Mark Burgermeister, Michael Gunter, Bob Valdez and Arthur Weeber.
TRUSTEES ABSENT: Randy Kelley,
The following Resolution was introduced by Trustee Valdez and seconded by Trustee Weeber.
WHEREAS, it is necessary to fill one (1) vacancy on the Blissfield Planning Commission.
BE IT RESOLVED that April Welch be and hereby is appointed to fill one (1) vacancy on the Blissfield Planning Commission to a term expiring November, 2020.
The above Resolution was voted upon by the Council and declared adopted, the Council voting as follows:
YES: George Brown, Mark Burgermeister, Michael Gunter, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber and A. Ray Jones.
NO: None.
A. Ray Jones, President
Laura Neuman, Clerk (147)

NOTICE

RIGA TOWNSHIP BOARD
SYNOPSIS OF MEETING MINUTES
February 13, 2017, Regular Meeting
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. All members present.
Items approved:
1. Regular meeting minutes of January 9, 2017 as corrected
2. Special meeting minutes of January 10, 2017
3. Special meeting minutes of January 31, 2017
4. Treasurer’s report
5. Budget Committee meeting on March 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., Settlement Day on March 20, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., Township Annual Meeting on March 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
6. Salary Resolutions 2017.1, 2017.2, 2017.3, and 2017.4
7. Purchase of a second user license for QuickBooks
8. Purchase of a new Kenwood VHF for $775.00
9. Purchase of 7 pairs of fire boots and 4 fire hoods for $1,029.88
10. Send R. Hlavka, R. Barrios, K. Barrios and Chief Norman to the FDIC in Indianapolis at a total of $580.00, with the condition that Mr. Hlavka requests Palmyra Township pay for half of his share of the costs
11. Purchase of top soil for the cemetery
12. Warrants as presented: General Checking #10555-10581,Fire Checking #1536-1553
13. Replacement of 2 doors and broken hall window by Norwood Doors
14. Arbor Professional Services to pursue collections on unpaid ambulance bills
15. Organizing an assessor’s contract to be discussed with the Assessor at a Special Meeting February 23, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m.
Natalie Thompson,
Riga Township Clerk
Gary Kastel,
Riga Township Supervisor
Copies of meeting minutes available upon request from the Township Clerk or online at www.rigatownship.com (253)

NOTICE

Blissfield Township Board of Review Public Notice
The Blissfield Township Board of Review will meet at: 120 S. Lane Street, Blissfield, MI 49228, on the following days:
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 9:00 a.m. –
organizational meeting
Monday, March 13, 2017 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Written appeals must be postmarked by Friday, March 10, 2017. Appealing to the Board of Review is necessary to protect your right to appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
As required by Public Act 188 of the Public Acts of 1975, the tentative ratio and estimated multipliers for the Township of Blissfield are hereby listed by class of property. The ratio and multiplier are subject to the actions of the Assessing Officer and the Board of Review and can be improved at their discretion. The tentative 2017 ratio and estimated multipliers are as follows:
Tentative Ratio Esimated Multiplier
Real Property Class:
Agricultural (101) 44.88 1.114
Commercial (201) 49.47 1.009
Industrial (301) 49.70 1.006
Residential (401) 47.56 1.051
Personal Property 50.00 1.000

Al Navarro, Blissfield Township Supervisor

Published: February 15th, 22nd, and March 1st, 2017

NOTICE

Deerfield Township Board of Review Public Notice
The Deerfield Township Board of Review will meet at: 468 Carey Street, Deerfield, MI, 49221 on the following days:
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 7:00 p.m. –
organizational meeting
Monday, March 13, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Written appeals must be postmarked by Friday, March 10, 2017. Appealing to the Board of Review is necessary to protect your right to appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
As required by Public Act 188 of the Public Acts of 1975, the tentative ratio and estimated multipliers for the Township of Deerfield are hereby listed by class of property. The ratio and multiplier are subject to the actions of the Assessing Officer and the Board of Review and can be improved at their discretion. The tentative 2017 ratio and estimated multipliers are as follows:
Tentative Ratio Esimated Multiplier
Real Property Class:
Agricultural (101) 47.79 1.046
Commercial (201) 49.02 1.020
Industrial (301) 49.56 1.009
Residential (401) 47.38 1.055
Personal Property 50.00 1.000

Ron Cousino, Deerfield Township Supervisor

Published: February 15th, 22nd, and March 1st, 2017

NOTICE

Ogden Township Board of Review Public Notice
The Ogden Township Board of Review will meet at: 10128 Pence Highway, Blissfield, MI 49228, on the following days:
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 10:00 a.m. –
organizational meeting
Monday, March 13, 2017 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Written appeals must be postmarked by Friday, March 10, 2017. Appealing to the Board of Review is necessary to protect your right to appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
As required by Public Act 188 of the Public Acts of 1975, the tentative ratio and estimated multipliers for the Township of Ogden are hereby listed by class of property. The ratio and multiplier are subject to the actions of the Assessing Officer and the Board of Review and can be improved at their discretion. The tentative 2017 ratio and estimated multipliers are as follows:
Tentative Ratio Esimated Multiplier
Real Property Class:
Agricultural (101) 48.80 1.025
Commercial (201) 49.75 1.005
Industrial (301) 49.75 1.005
Residential (401) 54.76 0.913
Personal Property 50.00 1.000

Richard Marks, Ogden Township Supervisor

Published: February 15th, 22nd, and March 1st, 2017

NOTICE

Riga Township Board of Review Public Notice
The Riga Township Board of Review will meet at: 7817 Riga Highway, Riga, MI 49276, on the
following days:
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 11:00 a.m. –
organizational meeting
Monday, March 13, 2017 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
and 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Written appeals must be postmarked by Friday, March 10, 2017. Appealing to the Board of Review is necessary to protect your right to appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
As required by Public Act 188 of the Public Acts of 1975, the tentative ratio and estimated multipliers for the Township of Riga are hereby listed by class of property. The ratio and multiplier are subject to the actions of the Assessing Officer and the Board of Review and can be improved at their discretion. The tentative 2017 ratio and estimated multipliers are as follows:
Tentative Ratio Esimated Multiplier
Real Property Class:
Agricultural (101) 49.56 1.009
Commercial (201) 49.44 1.011
Industrial (301) 49.99 1.000
Residential (401) 48.92 1.022
Personal Property 50.00 1.000

Gary Kastel, Riga Township Supervisor

Published: February 15th, 22nd, and March 1st, 2017

NOTICE

Attention Palmyra Township Residents!
The 2017 Palmyra Township Board of Review will meet on the following dates & times:

Organizational meeting: March 7th, 2017, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

To hear citizens concerns: March 13th, 2017, 9 a.m. – 12 noon and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Adjournment meeting: To be announced

These meetings will be held at the Palmyra Township Community Building located at 4276 Rouget Rd., Palmyra, Michigan.

If you have questions concerning these meetings or to request for a “Hardship” or “Disabled Veterans” application, please contact Township Supervisor James Isley at 517-486-3046 or at jisley@earthlink.net.

This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meetings Act, Public Act 267 of 1976, as amended, MCL 41.72a (2), and (4), and with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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