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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


200 lb. Hayward Sand Filter for sale, like new. Includes all accessories to connect, including pump. Additional pool supplies included. $190 Phone 517-486-2635. 5/2


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


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

Meat Cutter. Full or Part time. If Interested apply at Sautter’s Food Center. 5519 S. Main Street, Sylvania, OH. 5/30

Clerk Positions available in the Deli/Bakery, Produce, & Meat Departments. Working with Customers and we will train. If interested apply at Sautter’s Food Center. 5519 S. Main Street, Sylvania, OH. 5/30



502 Jipson St., Fri. & Sat. 25th – 26th 9 – 5. Drop-leaf table, tools, photo studio supplies, Timex Ironman one GPS+ watch, jewelry, books, stroller, toys, vintage typewriter & luggage and much more. 5/23

Yard Sale. 14677 Ottawa Lake Rd. May 24, 25, 26. 9 – 5 p.m. Honda 4000 watt generator, Craftman motocycle jack, Brahmin purses, men’s extra large Carhartt shirts, women’s clothes, post cards from the 1930s, crafts. Lots more.  5/23



LOST – Diamond tennis bracelet on May 12 on Depot Street near Element church. If found, please call 517-486-4443. 5/23





May 14, 2018, Regular Meeting

Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.

Present: Goetz, Thompson, Delgado.

Absent: Gust, Kastel.

Items approved:

• Karlene Goetz to act as moderator

• Hiring of Andy Winters and Krystal Loiseau as fire department personnel

• Minutes from April 9, 2018 and April 23, 2018

• Treasurer’s report

• Crack fill and seal coat road project on Fike Rd

• Two PA-116 applications from Ted and Melanie Mason

• Opening of a no fee credit card with TLC Credit Union to replace the Blissfield State Bank Visa.

• Bid from Chrome Enterprise to update the township website for $1,500.00

• Payment of bills: Fire Checking checks 1831-1863 totaling $17,385.37 and General Checking checks 10892-11057 totaling $20,320.23.

Other items: Meredith Francis, CPA, presented the audited financial report; follow up will be done regarding zoning violations on Silberhorn Hwy and S. County Line Hwy, ZBA approval of a covered front porch addition at 7506 Riga Hwy.  Riga Memorial Day Service at 2pm on Monday, May 28.

Meeting adjourned at 8:35 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 (211)




A regular meeting of the Village Council of the Village of Blissfield, Michigan, was held in the Council Room in said Village on the 15th day of May, 2018.

A. Ray Jones, President, presided.

TRUSTEES PRESENT: George Brown, Michael Gunter, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber, and April Welch.


The following resolution was introduced by Trustee Weeber and seconded by Trustee Welch.

WHEREAS, it is necessary to fill one (1) vacancy on the Blissfield DDA/Main Street Board.

BE IT RESOLVED that Scott Croft be and hereby is appointed to fill the vacancy on the Blissfield DDA/Main Street Board to a term expiring June 30, 2019.

The above resolution was voted upon by the Council and declared adopted, the Council voting as follows:

YES: George Brown, Michael Gunter, Bob Valdez, and Arthur Weeber, April Welch, and A. Ray Jones.

NO: None.

A. Ray Jones, President

Laura Neuman, Clerk (149)




Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Property Taxes

May 15, 2018

The Village Council of the Village of Blissfield will hold a public hearing at 7:00 PM, on Monday, June 11, 2018, at the Blissfield Village Office Council Chambers, 130 S. Lane St., in Blissfield, for the proposed 2018 Village operating property tax millage rates.

     The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied for 2018 will be a subject of this hearing.

In order to maintain an adequate level of services, the Village proposes to levy up to a total of 16.6215 mils.  9.7072 mils will support the Village’s General Fund, 4.5143 mils will support the Village’s Municipal Street Fund, up to .40 mils to support the Pedestrian Bridge Project and Debt Fund, and up to 2.00 mils to support the Swimming Pool Project and Debt Fund.  Public comments on the proposed millage rates are both welcome and encouraged at this public hearing.

This notice is given as directed by the Blissfield Village Council at its May 14, 2018 regular meeting.

James A. Wonacott

Village Administrator



Request for Quotes

Village of Blissfield

Sidewalk Repair/Replacement program

May 17, 2018

The Village of Blissfield is now accepting quotes for the Village’s 2018 sidewalk repair/replacement program.  The sealed quotes should be sent to James Wonacott, Blissfield Village Offices, 130 S. Lane St., PO Box 129, Blissfield, MI  49228-0129, no later than 4:00 pm, Wednesday, June 6, 2018.  Please contact Mr. Wonacott, at (517) 486-4347 or, to obtain a copy of the Request for Quotes.  The Village reserves the right to reject any and all quotes, or to waive any irregularities in any quote.

James A. Wonacott

Village Administrator

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