DAVE BECKER Plastering.
New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 30 years experience 734-854- 6474 5/15tfn
Stump grinding. 40 years expereince. Call John. 419-467-9504. From Petersburg. 10/30
AI Affordable Masonry/masonry repairs: chimneys, porches, steps, foundations and basement. Member BBB. 734-915-8835. 5/29
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
59 positions – Temporary/seasonal work planting, cultivating and harvesting vegetables, from 6/17/2019 to 10/4/2019 at Wiers Farm, Inc., Willard, OH in Crawford, Huron, Richland and Seneca counties. This job requires a minimum of three months of verifiable prior cultivation/harvest experience in commercial field crop production. Workers must be able to perform manual as well as mechanized activities with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Workers with clean driving record and/or insurable driver’s license may be required to drive company vehicles. $13.26/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 Ohio Means Jobs – Huron County, 185 Shady Lane Dr., Norwalk, OH 44857. Ph: (419) 668-8126. Provide copy of this ad. OH Job Order #207298011. 5/22
25 positions – Temporary/seasonal work grading, sizing, sorting, and packing vegetables in a packing house, from 6/13/2019 to 10/25/2019 at Wiers Farm, Inc., Willard, OH in Crawford, Huron, Richland and Seneca counties. This job requires a minimum of 3 months of verifiable agricultural field work experience handling both manual and/or mechanized tasks in a vegetable packing facility and/or vegetable field production. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Workers must be able to perform manual and mechanized tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. $13.26/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 Ohio Means Jobs – Huron County, 185 Shady Lane Dr., Norwalk, OH 44857. Ph: (419) 668-8126. Provide copy of this ad. OH Job Order #3877695. 5/22
Huge Sale #1. Antique dealer closing booths! 215 Sherman St. May 23 – 25, Thur. – Fri. 9 – 5, Sat. 9 – ? Weather permitting. Tons of antiques/vintage , displays. Seasonal, home décor, furniture, household items, toys and lots more. Come check it out! No early sales! 5/22
Garage Sale. 14677 Ottawa Lake Rd. May 23-24-25 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. New dart board in wooden case, dolls – vintage & modern, teacher apples – ornaments & decorations, shot glasses, bread maker, chair & ottoman, 4 dining chairs, lamps, pool rafts, lawn spreader. Much, much more. 5/22
Multi-generational estate sale. Saturday, May 25 and Monday, May 27. 9 .m. – 3 p.m. 10782 Thompson Hwy. Lamps, some antiques, bedroom suite, household and kitchen items, misc. Kirby parts, craft items, etc. 5/22
Blissfield Township Board Meeting
May 14, 2019
Meeting called to order by Supervisor Navarro.
Members present: Gritzmaker, Gregg, Cranor, Warner.
MOTION Gritzmaker second Gregg to approve April 9. April 11, May 3, and May 6 minutes.
MOTION Gregg second Gritzmaker to accept the treasurer’s report of May 14, 2019.
MOTION Gregg second Gritzmaker to apprive the payment of bills. General fund $8147.79 and Fire Fund Operations $12,621.25.
MOTION Gregg second Gritzmaker to fix and repair Garno Road $87,871.71, Segar Road $2,371.09, Rouget Road $15,707.05, Iffland Road $48,990.77, Wellsville Road $14,399.96, Laberdee Road $25,026.04.
MOTION Gregg second Gritzmaker to adopt the resolution for the board of review to change the meeting date from Tuesday to Thursday.
MOTION Gritzmaker second Gregg to approve bid for tree removal at Pleasant View Cemetery from Pasternak Tree Service.
Motion Gritzmaker second Gregg to adjourn at 7:38 p.m.
Diann Warner, Clerk
Adolio Q. Navarro, Jr.
SYNOPSIS OF MEETING MINUTES May 13, 2019,
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.
Present: Goetz, Delgado, Gust, Kastel, Thompson.
• Corrected minutes from April 8, 2019
• Hiring Meredith Francis, CPA for financial report closeout procedures and F-65 Annual Local Unit fiscal Report for $950.00.
• Treasurer’s Report
• Renewal of current First Federal Bank CD for 18 months at 2.46/2.48%
• Purchase of a new set of CPR manikins for the Fire Department for $585.42.
• Payment of bills: Fire Checking checks 2071-2107 totaling $20,147.35 and General Checking checks 11409 -11447 totaling $60,162.03. (includes fire payroll and new township roof)
Meeting adjourned at 9:02 p.m.
Upcoming events: Memorial Day Service May 27 at 2pm, Riga Days Aug. 24
Natalie Thompson, Clerk
Gary Kastel, Supervisor
Copies of complete meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, resolutions, ordinances and budget available upon request from the Township Clerk or online at www.rigatownship.com (156)
Ordinance No. 2019-01
Adopted May 9, 2019
FEES FOR FIRE
An ordinance pursuant to Section 41.801 et. seq. of the Michigan Compiled Laws authorizing the collection of fees for fire department/emergency response services.
THE TOWNSHIP OF PALMYRA, LENAWEE COUNTY, MICHIGAN ORDAINS:
Section 1: Title
This ordinance shall be known as the Palmyra Township Fire Services/Emergency Response Fee Ordinance.
Section 2: Purpose
The purpose of this ordinance is to authorize Palmyra Township to collect fees for the rendering of fire department/emergency response services.
Section 3: Authorization to Collect Fees.
Palmyra Township is authorized to collect fees for fire department services and ambulance or emergency response services rendered by the department on such fee schedule and on such terms as may be established from time to time by resolution of the Palmyra Township Board. The initial charges for fire department services and emergency responses are as shown in Exhibit A, attached hereto.
Section 4: Fee Collection.
Fees for the provision of fire department, ambulance or emergency response services shall be billed and collected from the party or parties owning, occupying or otherwise having an ownership or possessory interest in the premises, property, vehicle(s) or facility(ies) receiving the benefit of the services rendered by Palmyra Township.
Section 5: Payment of Invoice.
All charges shall be due and payable within thirty (30) days from the date of the invoice for such charges. Payment of an invoice for fees incurred under this Ordinance shall not constitute an admission of guilt or responsibility under any other Ordinance, law, rule or regulation. The Township may proceed to file suit in District Court to collect any unpaid charges and shall be entitled to seek costs and attorney’s fees incurred in the collection of unpaid charges, however, no such action shall take place until after all insurance claims have been processed to conclusion.
Section 6: Non-exclusive Charge.
The fees charged pursuant to this Ordinance are not the only charges that may be made by the township for the costs and expenses of maintaining the fire department, but only supplement other charges made by the township. Charges may additionally be collected by the township through general taxation after a vote of the electorate approving same or by a special assessment established under Michigan statutes. The township may also make appropriations from the general fund to cover additional costs and expenses.
Section 7: Multiple Property Protection.
When a particular service rendered by the fire department directly benefits one or more persons or property, each person having an ownership or possessory interest in each such property, which benefits directly from the service shall be liable for the payment of the full charge for the services rendered. The application and interpretation of this section is delegated to the township fire chief subject only to appeal, within the time limit for payment, to the township board. This section shall be administered so that charges shall only be billed to, and collected from, those who directly benefit from the services.
Section 8: Limitations.
No person who is a resident of, or owns property in, Palmyra Township at the time of an emergency response shall be liable for the expense of the emergency response over and above the amount of any available insurance coverage to the resident or property owner to pay for the expenses of the emergency response. A resident or property owner in Palmyra Township who has insurance shall either process the claim and assign the benefits to the Township or shall provide the Township with such information as may be necessary to permit the Township to file the claim.
Section 9: Unnecessary Response
In the event the fire department is called to respond to a situation and it is discovered that services are not needed, no billing will be assessed.
Section 10: Prior and Inconsistent Ordinances Repealed
All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance are to the extent of such conflict, repealed.
Section 11: Severability
This Ordinance and the various parts, sentences, paragraphs, sections, subsections, phrases and clauses are hereby declared severable, and if any of them are adjudged unconstitutional or invalid, it is hereby declared that the remainder of this Ordinance shall not be affected by such determination.
Section 12: Effective Date
This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon publication as required by law following adoption by the Township Board.
ORDINANCE DECLARED ADOPTED ON THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2019.
James Isley, Supervisor
Palmyra Township (754)
VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD
Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Property Taxes
May 14, 2019
The Village Council of the Village of Blissfield will hold a public hearing at 7:00 PM, on Monday, June 10, 2019, 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 13, 2019 regular meeting.
James A. Wonacott