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SERVICES

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

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

PART-TIME SALESPERSON
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
advance@cass.net or mail to
The Advance,
121 Newspaper Street,
Blissfield, MI 49228.
Many good opportunities
ahead with the holidays!
Start earning now!

SALE

“Half Off most items.” RAIN or shine garage sale. 507 Giles Ave., Blissfield. Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-2, September 13 & 14, 2019. Maternity small-medium, girl’s NB to size 2T. Boy’s 3 month through 4T. Maternity body pillow, nursing pillow, wood changing table, counter top dishwasher. Plus lots of misc. See gsalr.com for possibly more info later in week. 9/11

NOTICE

Village of Blissfield
Official Council
Proceedings
A regular council meeting was called to order by the President, Roberto Valdez, on August 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Trustees Present: President Roberto Valdez, George Brown, Gwen Dusa, Michael Gunter, A. Ray Jones, Jan Luce.
Trustees Absent: Barbara McHenry.
A public hearing was held regarding the proposed Village Budget for fiscal year 2019-2020. There were no citizen comments made.
A motion by Trustee Dusa and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to approve the minutes of the August 12, 2019 meeting, as presented.
A resolution by Trustee Brown and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to adopt the fiscal year 2019-2020 Village Budget, as presented.
A resolution by Trustee Brown and seconded by Trustee Gunter and unanimously approved by the council to approve the 2019-2020 wage scale and schedule for village employees, as presented.
A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Brown to amend the Ordinances Establishing Compensation by increasing the salaries of the following Village Officials, effective October 1, 2019:
– Village President- $4,920.00 per year
– Village Trustee- $3,400.00 each per year
– Village Clerk- $1,570.00 per year plus additional compensation of $45,550.00
– Village Treasurer- $1,480.00 per year plus additional compensation of $44,550.00
– Library Board- $540.00 each member per year
– Planning Commission- $910.00 per year (Chairman), $1,450.00 per year (Secretary), $750.00 per year (Members)
– Village Attorney, retainer of $3,400.00 per year
Voting Yes: Brown, Dusa, Gunter, Jones, Luce.
Voting No: Valdez.
The motion was approved.
A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to approve the Water Supply and Sewage Disposal Ordinance amendments establishing Water and Sewer Rates, as presented, effective October 1, 2019, and commencing with the October 2019 billing.
A motion by Trustee Jones and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to amend the 2019-2020 fee schedule for various village services, effective October 1, 2019.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to approve the promotion of Heather Marks to the regular fulltime Downtown/Economic Development Director position, with a starting annual salary of $45,000.00, effective August 26, 2019, and a 2% increase to $45,900.00 effective October 1, 2019 (along with the other Village employees), and an increase to $48,000.00 upon the successful completion of her probation period on November 29, 2019.
Voting Yes: Brown, Gunter, Jones, Luce.
Voting No: Dusa, Valdez.
The resolution was approved.
A resolution by Trustee Jones and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to appoint Erica Hauser to the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board, for a term that will end December 30, 2020.
A resolution by Trustee Luce and seconded by Trustee Jones to award the Ellis Park boat launch concrete replacement project to Al Smith Concrete Construction for their quoted price of $6,400.00.
Voting Yes: Brown, Dusa, Gunter, Jones, Luce.
Voting No: Valdez.
The resolution was approved.
A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to approve the draft Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) System Asset Management Plan, as developed by Poggemeyer Design Group.
A motion by Trustee Brown and seconded by Trustee Gunter and unanimously approved by the council to adjourn the meeting at 7:54 p.m.
Laura Neuman, Clerk
Roberto Valdez, President (565)

NOTICE

Help Wanted – Village of Blissfield
Seasonal Grounds Maintenance
September 9, 2019
Village of Blissfield, MI. Position will be responsible for fall leaf pick-up and various grounds maintenance tasks on Village property during the 2019 fall season. Experience not required, but helpful. Applicants should call the Blissfield Village Office, at (517) 486-4347, or pick up an application at the Village Office, 130 S. Lane St., in Blissfield. Equal Opportunity Employer.
James A. Wonacott, Village Administrator

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