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
Indoor yard sale Saturday, March 23. Lenawee County Fair Grounds. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free admission. Three buildings, 115 booths. 3/20
RUMMAGE/ESTATE SALE Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. @ the Loar Appliance Building, 121 S. Lane St., Blissfield. • Tools • Vintage Glass • China • Clothing • Bikes • Books/CDs/Albums • Girl Scout Cookies • and much more!
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
Lenawee Intermediate School District
• Bus Assistants
• Bus Drivers
• School Psychologist
• Health Care Assistant
• Before and After School Child Care
• Lenawee Cradle to Career Director
• Special Education Teacher Assistant
• Special Education Teacher
To view the complete job description and/or to apply, please visit the Lenawee Intermediate School District website at www.lisd.us and select the “Open Positions” link from the home page. No fax or e-mail copies, please. Background checks will be conducted. EOE.
Outdoor Swimming Pool Staff/Lifeguards
March 6, 2019
Village of Blissfield, MI. 2019 season – tentatively scheduled from June to August 2019. Managers responsible for operation and maintenance of facility and supervision of staff. Lifeguards responsible for lifeguard and pool/bathhouse maintenance duties. Facility is brand new municipal outdoor aquatic center complex opening in June 2019, with 6-lane 25-yard pool, aquatic activity areas, splash pad, bathhouse, and related equipment. Lifeguard, first aid, and CPR certification required to begin work. Experience helpful. Applicants should call the Blissfield Village Office, at (517) 486-4347, or pick up applications at the Village Office, 130 S. Lane St., in Blissfield. Equal Opportunity Employer.
James A. Wonacott, Village Administrator
3 positions – Temporary/seasonal work performing manual and machine tasks associated with production and harvesting of blackberries for fresh market and hay, from 4/15/2019 to 9/30/2019 at William Austin Witt dba District 6 Farms, Jasonville, IN in Clay county. This job requires a minimum of three months of prior experience harvesting blackberries for fresh market. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. $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 Work One – Linton, 1600 NE A Street, Ste. 4 , Linton, IN 47441. Ph: (812) 847-4479. Provide copy of this ad. IN Job Order #9152619.3/20
3 positions – Temporary/seasonal work planting, watering, harvesting, and packing cut flowers on a flower farm, from 4/8/2019 to 10/31/2019 at Berry’s Blooms Ltd. , Medina, OH in Medina county. This job requires a minimum of 3 months of verifiable prior experience working on a flower farm handling both manual and machine tasks associated with flower production and harvest activities. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing is required upon reasonable suspicion of use or after a worker has an accident at work. $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 OMJ Medina County, 3721 Pearl Rd. , Medina, OH 44256. Ph: (330) 723-9675. Provide copy of this ad. OH Job Order #3823805. 3/20
Palmyra Township Board
Regular & Annual Meetings
March 14, 2019 Annual Meeting of the Electors
Present: James Isley, Matt Koester, and Christine Whited
Absent: Steve Papenhagen & Perry Pooley
The April 12, 2018 Annual Meeting Minutes were approved, and time was allotted for public comment. All reports received were approved as presented.
Items Discussed: The 2019-2020 budget was approved to be submitted to the Township Board during the March 14, 2019, regular meeting; Road projects were discussed; Fire department topics were discussed.
March 14, 2019 Regular Meeting
Present: James Isley, Steve Papenhagen, Matt Koester, and Christine Whited
Absent: Perry Pooley
The February 14, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes were approved. Time was allotted for public comment and all reports received were approved as presented.
Communications: Items Discussed – FOIA request; Cemeteries; Tax collections; and Board of Review
Unfinished Business: Items Discussed – Approval of the 2019/2020 budget; approval to obtain from the Road Commission an estimate of Grosvenor Road project
New Business: Items Discussed – Approval for Ann Arbor Professional Solutions to collect a debt of $608; approval to designate Clerk Whited as the cemetery administrator; approval to renew the Township/FD insurance; approval to increase the hourly pay of BOR members; approval to submit a request to the MDOT for a traffic study of US 223; approval of the PTFD expenditure list of equipment; approval for the PTFD to research firefighting foam; approval to send PC members, ZBA members, and Board members to the MTA Planning and Zoning training; approval to purchase Planning and Zoning books; approval for the clerk to add billings to the recurring bills list
Bill Payment: All Township and PTFD bills presented were approved for payment.
Next regular meeting will be held April 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 www.palmyratownship.net.
Christine Whited, Clerk (323)
BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING
MARCH 12, 2019
Meeting called to order by Supervisor, Navarro at 7:00 p.m.
Members present: Hudson, Cranor, Gritzmaker, Gregg
MOTION Hudson second Gregg to approve February 12th minutes
MOTION Gregg second Gritzmaker to accept Treasurer’s Report of February 28, 2019
MOTION Gregg second Cranor to approve payment of bills: General Fund: $11,326.24; Fire Fund: $182,608.08; Road Fund-$876.84; Equipment Fund: $226,228.84
MOTION Cranor second Gritzmaker to approve purchase of a 2100 gallon Porta-Tank for $987
MOTION Gritzmaker second Hudson to purchase three desk top computers for a total of $2000
MOTION Hudson second Gritzmaker to approve a PA116 request for Duane Isley for Section 6 Town 7 South Range 5 East in Blissfield Township
MOTION Gregg second Gritzmaker to approve Sexton increase request of $50 for open/close fee for full burial and $25 to open/close burial of cremains in Blissfield Township cemeteries
MOTION Cranor second Gregg to adjourn at 7:53 p.m.
Nancy Cranor, Clerk
Adolio Q. Navarro, Jr.
ADOPTION OF THE
NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
ORDINANCE NO. 202
A regular meeting of the Village Council of the Village of Blissfield, Michigan, was held in the Council Room in said Village on the 25th day of February, 2019.
Roberto Valdez, President, presided.
TRUSTEES PRESENT: Gwen Dusa, Michael Gunter, A. Ray Jones, Jan Luce, and
TRUSTEES ABSENT: George Brown.
The following Amendment to the Electrical Code was introduced by Trustee Jones and seconded by Trustee Luce.
WHEREAS, the Council wishes to adopt by reference the National Electrical Code.
An ordinance of the Village of Blissfield adopting the 2017 edition of the National Electric Code, regulating and governing the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alteration, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of electrical systems in the Village of Blissfield; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; repealing all other ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict therewith.
The Village of Blissfield Ordains:
202.001 – [Code adopted]
Sec. 1. That a certain document, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the Clerk of the Village of Blissfield, being marked and designated as the National Electrical Code, 2017 edition, including Appendix Chapters and Michigan Part 8 Electrical Rules as published by the National Electrical Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Electrical Code of the Village of Blissfield, Michigan, regulating and governing the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alteration, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of electrical systems; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Electrical Code on file in the office of the Village of Blissfield are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if set forth fully herein, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, as prescribed in Section 2 of this ordinance.
202.002 – [Amendments to code]
Sec. 2. The following sections are hereby revised:
Section 80.23(b)(3) – A violation of this ordinance shall constitute a civil infraction. The fine shall be $100.00, plus the cost of prosecution. Each day that a violation exists shall constitute a separate violation.
202.003 – [Repeal]
Sec. 3. Any and all ordinances inconsistent with the terms of this Code are hereby repealed to the extent that they conflict with the provisions of this Code.
202.004 – [Severability]
Sec. 4. That if any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is, for any reason, held unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance. The Village Council hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance, and each section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses and phrases be declared unconstitutional.
202.005 – [Savings clause]
Sec. 5. That nothing in this ordinance or in the Electrical Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding pending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in Section 2 (202.002) of this ordinance; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this ordinance.
202.006 – [Publication of ordinance]
Sec. 6. That the Clerk of the Village of Blissfield is hereby ordered and directed to cause this ordinance to be published.
202.007 – [Effective date]
Sec. 7. That this ordinance and the rules, regulations, provisions, requirements, orders and matters established and adopted hereby shall take effect and be in full force and effect twenty (20) days after the date of its adoption.
The above ORDINANCE FOR ADOPTION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE, ORDINANCE NO. 202 was voted upon by the Council and declared adopted, the Trustees voting thereon as follows:
YES: Gwen Dusa, Michael Gunter, A. Ray Jones, Jan Luce, Barbara McHenry, and
Roberto Valdez, President
Laura Neuman, Clerk (678)
SYNOPSIS OF MEETING MINUTES
March 11, 2019,
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.
Present: Goetz, Delgado, Gust, Kastel, Thompson.
• Corrected minutes from Feb. 11, 2019
• Treasurer’s Report
• 2019-2020 Regular Meeting Schedule
• Send ambulance bill of $449.00 to collections, Adrian Resident
• Amend 2018-2019 General Fund Budget by increasing Cemetery Expenditures to $20,000.00 and Bulk Water Expenditures to $19,000.00 and decreasing Reserve to $17,000.00
• Hiring of Bryce Lynch and Justin Richards to the Fire Department and sending them to school.
• Send Mike Norman and Mike Miller to the FDIC for $75/each
• $1,200 budget for purchase of 10 sets of hoods and gloves for the Fire Dept.
• Payment of bills: Fire Checking checks 2036-2057 totaling $7,555.41 and General Checking checks 11349-11377 totaling $12,099.70
Annual Meeting: March 25, 2019 in the Riga Hall at 7:00pm
Meeting adjourned at 8:57 p.m.
Natalie Thompson, Clerk
Gary Kastel, Supervisor
Copies of complete meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, resolutions, and budget available upon request from the Township Clerk or online at www.rigatownship.com (181)
CEMETERY CLEAN UP
BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP WILL BE HAVING SPRING CLEANUP AT PLEASANT VIEW, CRANE AND SPIEGEL CEMETERIES MARCH 24 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2019
ALL TREES AND BUSHES MUST BE TRIMMED AROUND MONUMENTS OR THEY WILL BE REMOVED.
ALL DECORATIVE ITEMS MUST BE REMOVED OR THEY WILL BE DISCARDED
Nancy Cranor, Blissfield Township Clerk