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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

John’s Stump Grinding 40 years experience. No clean-up of stump chips. 419-467-9504 8/15

FOR RENT

3br house. 1 bathroom, washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator. $700/month. Call Art at 517-486-1331. 7/4tfn

LODGING

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

HELP WANTED

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

11 positions – Temporary/seasonal work in an orchard performing manual tasks associated with tree fruit production and harvest activities, from 8/10/2018 to 10/26/2018 at Peace Valley Orchards, Inc., Rogers, OH in Columbiana county This job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable tree fruit experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use. $12.93/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 #3654759. 7/18

15 positions – Temporary/seasonal work in an orchard performing manual tasks associated with tree fruit production and harvest activities, from 8/15/2018 to 10/20/2018 at Bachmans Sunny Hill Fruit Farms Inc, Carroll, OH and multiple worksites within Adams and Fairfield counties. This job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable tree fruit experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 70 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use. $12.93/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 #3656932. 7/18

NOTICE

Blissfield Class of 1998 will hold a reunion on August 18. For more information – call Molly Nieman – 517-260-3961. 7/25

NOTICE

Amendment to zoning ordinance
A regular meeting of the Village Council of the Village of Blissfield, Michigan, was held in the Council Room in said Village of the 9th day of July, 2018.
A. Ray Jones, President, presided.
TRUSTEES PRESENT: George Brown, Michael Gunter, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber, and April Welch.
TRUSTEES ABSENT: None.
The following Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance was introduced by Trustee Welch and seconded by Trustee Weeber.
WHEREAS, the Village of Blissfield has petitioned the Village Council requesting a variance be granted to allow digital message board and
WHEREAS, after sending the proper notice and due publication on said proposed zoning change, a hearing was held by the Village Planning Commission, and
WHEREAS, the Village Planning Commission has recommended to the Village Council that the variance requested be granted.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD HEREBY ORDAINS:
1. That a variance be granted, allowing a digital message board with a square footage of eighteen (18) feet, nine feet four inches (9′ 4″) in height with a height greater than its width.
2. That the Village Zoning Map and Ordinance be amended to effect the change described at Number 1 of this Ordinance.
The lands and premises herein referred to are situated in the VIllage of Blissfield, Lenawee County, Michigan, and described as follows:
Lots 7-12 inclusive excepting the N 66 feet. Also lots 57 – 66 inclusive, Village of Lyon.
The above Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance was voted upon by the Council and declared adopted, the voting thereon as follows:
YES: George Brown, Michael Gunter, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber, April Welch, and A. Ray Jones.
NO: None.
A. Ray Jones, President
Laura Neuman, Village Clerk (280)

NOTICE

RESOLUTION
A regular meeting of the Village Council of the Village of Blissfield, Michigan, was held in the Council Room in said Village on the 9th day of July, 2018.
A. Ray Jones, President, presided.
TRUSTEES PRESENT: George Brown, Michael Gunter, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber, and April Welch.
TRUSTEES ABSENT: None.
The following Resolution was introduced by Trustee Brown and seconded by Trustee Valdez.
WHEREAS, it is necessary to fill the position of President Pro-Tem.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Michael Gunter be and hereby is appointed President Pro-Tem.
The above Resolution was voted upon by the Council and declared adopted, the Council voting as follows:
YES: George Brown, Michael Gunter, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber, April Welch, and A. Ray Jones.
NO: None.
A. Ray Jones, President
Laura Neuman, Clerk (131)

NOTICE

BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES
JULY 10, 2018
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Supervisor Navarro. Members present: Gritzmaker, Cranor, Gregg, Baldwin
MOTION Gregg second Gritzmaker to approve minutes of June 12th meeting
MOTION CARRIED
MOTION Gritzmaker second Baldwin to approve minutes of special meeting with corrected date of June 15th
MOTION CARRIED
MOTION Cranor second Gregg to accept Treasurer’s Report of June 30, 2018
MOTION CARRIED
MOTION Cranor second Gritzmaker to approve payment of bills: General Fund: $2970.36;
Fire Fund: $8544.05
MOTION CARRIED
MOTION Gritzmaker second Baldwin to approve local chapter of Wreaths Across America
MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Baldwin to adjourn at 7:09 p.m.
MOTION CARRIED
Respectfully submitted,
Nancy Cranor, Clerk
Adolio Q. Navarro, Jr.,
Supervisor (121)

NOTICE

Palmyra Township Board
Regular Meeting
-Synopsis-
July 9, 2018 Special Meeting
Members present: Jim Isley, Chris Whited, Matt Koester, Perry Pooley, and Steve Papenhagen
Members absent: None
Time was allotted for public comment.
Communications: Trustee Perry Pooley announced that there will be a Planning Commission open forum meeting on Tuesday, July 17, at 7:00 p.m.; Supervisor Isley shared that he had met with the Drain Commission & two representatives from Mannick & Smith to discuss proposed plans to repair the Village drains. Craig Dunham shared that some Sharp Rd. residents are concerned about the work that has been done on their road. Dave Pixley said that the work is prep for the asphalt overlay.
Discussed: Board approval to cancel the July 12 Regular Meeting; The hiring of Ryan Hannah as a firefighter was approved; Board approval to elect the three incumbent MML Board members listed on the MML ballot; Board approval to allow Supervisor Isley and Officer Alex Purdue to seek legal counsel from Frank Riley in regards to implementing the process of either renovation or demolition of structures located on properties PA0-440-0030-00 and PA0-104-4100-00; Approval to pay all Township & FD bills.
The next Regular Meeting will be held August 14, 2018, at the Palmyra Community Room.
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 (245)

NOTICE

RIGA TOWNSHIP
SYNOPSIS OF MEETING MINUTES
July 9, 2018, Regular Meeting
Meeting called to order at 7:06 p.m.
Present: Goetz, Thompson, Delgado, Gust, Kastel.
Absent: None.
Items approved:
• Corrected minutes from June 11, 2018
• Treasurer’s Report
• Special use permit for the 2.87 acre homestead of Karson and Charlene Edgar at 11319 Gust Rd.as required by the Zoning Ordinance for their land split.
• Payment of bills: Fire Checking checks 1881-1892 totaling $2,493.93 and General Checking checks 11090-11117 totaling $38,813.59.
• A budget of $5,000.00 to be used for a celebration of Riga Township’s 175th birthday.
Other items: Riga village water quality testing, solar ordinance close to final draft, positive updates on ordinance violations, plans to celebrate Riga’s 175th birthday during Riga Days on August 25. Fundraising committee’s Golf Outing will be August 19.
Meeting adjourned at 8:49 p.m.
Natalie Thompson,
Riga Township Clerk
Gary Kastel,
Riga Township Supervisor
Copies of complete meeting minutes, resolutions, treasurer’s report, and budget available upon request from the Township Clerk or online at www.rigatownship.com (172)

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