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DAVE BECKER Plastering.
New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 30 years experience 734-854-6474 5/15tfn


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. 6/7tfn


Fresh Turkeys for Thanksgiving. Delicious! Chemical-free! Also – turkey breast or turkey hams. 517-403-3854. 11/27

Old Fashioned Christmas at the Country Cottage. Vintage and antique furniture. Cupboards, linens, crocks and tobacco baskets. Lots of misc. 2 1/2 miles west of Hudson on Hudson Rd. (M34). Starting 11/29/19, every Friday and Saturday until Christmas, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 11/27


For Rent. Small 3 BR home with newer bath. Very large private yard, ideal for archery practice. No smoking. Possible 1 pet with reference & security deposit. Includes appliances & stove. Whiteford schools. $645.00. 734-856-3282. 11/20


Renaissance is hiring direct care staff to assist adults with developmental disabilities and mental illnesses. Interested applicants call Becky – 517-920-4447 ext. 1# 4/19tfn

Nail Tech needed at Deb’s Crystal Room. Flexible hours. 517-486-4747. 10/30tfn

Fulltime/part time experienced counter help for auto parts store. Retail experience also helpful. Call Dave @ 517-486-4361. 11/6tfn

Looking for an organized “people
person” to sell advertising for
The ADVANCE. Some established
accounts, but this is a position
designed to open up new business.
Background in meeting people,
good spelling ability, creativity,
reliable personal transportation
needed. Hours can be your choice
up to 20 hours during normal
business hours. Base plus
commission. Will train.
Please email a resume to or mail to
The Advance,
121 Newspaper Street,
Blissfield, MI 49228.
Many good opportunities
ahead with the holidays!
Start earning now!


Farm land wanted to rent/buy approximately 20 mile radius of Blissfield, MI. We are responsible and honest farmers looking to expand our farming operation. Lease with us, we assume the risk, you get paid regardless. Contact Tim 419-704-7127. 12/18


Palmyra Township Board
Regular Meeting
November 12, 2019 Regular Meeting
Present: James Isley, Matt Koester, Steve Papenhagen, Perry Pooley, & Christine Whited
Absent: None
The October 10, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes was approved. Time was allotted for public comment and all reports received were approved as presented.
Communications: Items discussed were PA0-109-2300-00 Land Split; Crane Cemetery drive not plowed; 2019 Match Money Road Resurfacing/Treatments report; Rabies Clinic; Letter from Representative Bronna Kahle
Unfinished Business: Approval to approve PA 116 application for PA0-128-4750-00; approval to adopt the amendments of the Zoning Ordinance; approval for Supervisor to request from the Drain Commission the Manor Farms water system billings/invoices
New Business: Twp. Website and ADA compliance was discussed; approval to adopt the 2020 Poverty Exemption Levels Resolution; aaproval to send letter to Drain Commision requesting disconnection of 6306 US 223; approval to adopt the AccuMed financial hardship waiver; approval for Code Enforcement Officer to purchase computer; approval to amend the Cemetery Ordinance; approval to purchase Wooster burial site; approval of PA0-109-2300-00 land division; 2020 LCRC Annual Meeting dates was discussed; approval for Steve Papenhagen to draft a scope of work for well drilling on either 6306 US 223 or 4276 Rouget Rd.
Bill Payment: All Township and PTFD bills presented were approved for payment.
Next regular meeting will be held December 12, 2019
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
Respectfully Submitted,
Christine Whited, Clerk (258)


Palmyra Township
– Cemetery Ordinance Amendments –
Section 4: Sale of Lots or Burial Spaces (addition of)
c) Only the Township may repurchase any cemetery lots or burial space from the owner for the original price paid to the Township upon written request of said owner or their heirs or representatives.
For a complete copy of this cemetery ordinance visit our website at or contact the Township Clerk, Christine Whited, at 517-260-8628. (72)


November 11, 2019, Regular Meeting
Meeting called to order at 7:03 p.m.
Present: Delgado, Gust, Kastel, Thompson, Goetz.
Items approved:
• Corrected minutes from October 14 and 17, 2019
• Treasurer’s Report
• Sending $810.91 unpaid ambulance bill of Adrian resident to collections
• Resolution 2019-4 – 2020 Poverty Exemption Guidelines for the Board of Review
• Authorization of LED Street light contract with Consumers Energy
• Purchase of a used HON Filing cabinet for $499.00
• Payment of bills: Fire Checking checks 2201-2215 totaling $3,184.18 and General Checking checks 11605-11627 totaling $10,133.40 and fire department payroll.
Meeting adjourned at 8:34 p.m.
Natalie Thompson, Clerk
Gary Kastel, Supervisor
Accepting APPLICATIONS for Planning Commission vacancy. Submit by Dec. 6:
Copies of complete meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, resolutions, ordinances and budget available upon request from the Township Clerk or online at (153)


Blissfield Township Board Meeting
November 12, 2019
Meeting called to order by Supervisor Navarro 7:01 P.M.
Members present: Navarro, Cranor, Gregg, Warner.
Absent: Gritzmaker.
MOTION: Gregg second Cranor to approve the minutes of the October 8, 2019 board meeting. MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION: Gregg second Warner to approve the treasurers balance sheet report dated October 31, 2019. MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION: Gregg second Warner to approve the payment of the October 2019 bills with the exception of the double payment to Target Solutions. General fund: $2,970.74, Fire Fund Operations: $11,691.64. MOTION CARRIED.
RESOLUTION: Gregg second Cranor to accept the purchase agreement $22,000.00 for the Railroad Street property.
Navarro: Yes, Gregg: Yes, Cranor: Yes, Warner: Yes. RESOLUTION CARRIED.
MOTION: Cranor second Gregg to adjourn meeting at 7:24. MOTION CARRIED.
Respectfully submitted,
Diann Warner, Clerk
Adolio Q. Navarro,
Supervisor (135)


NOTICE to Creditors
The Settlor, Donald W. Ahleman, who lived at 612 Beagle Rd., Blissfield, MI, died 10/29/2019. There is no personal representative of the settlor’s estate to whom Letters of Administration have been issued.
Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the Donald W. Ahleman Trust Dated 4/10/1992, will be forever banned unless presented to Robert Ahleman, Successor Trustee, within four months after the date of publication.
Notice is further given that the Trust will thereafter be assigned and distributed to the persons entitled to it.
Date: November 18, 2019
Mark A. Jackson, Attorney
160 N. Winter St.
Adrian, MI 49221
(517) 265-8138

Robert Ahleman
119 Railroad St.
Blissfield, MI 49228 (119)


Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
Notice of Public Hearing
Revsed Parks & Recreation Plan
October 25, 2019
The Blissfield Parks & Recreation Advisory Board will conduct a public meeting at 7:00 pm, on Thursday, November 21, 2019, in the Council Chambers at the Blissfield Village Office. The purpose of the public hearing will be to solicit public input regarding the draft revisions to the Village of Blissfield Parks & Recreation Plan. Copies of the draft plan are available for review at the Village Office (130 S. Lane St., 517-486-4347,
James A. Wonacott
Village Administrator

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