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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. Call or text 419-467-9504. 11/20

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

WANTED

Looking for anyone from Blissfield class of 1949 that knew my mom, Marilyn Moran (Wilt). Please call Timothy Moran at 407-230-3840 or via email – TimothyNMoran@yahoo.com 8/12

SALE

Horse Tack, English and Western. Saddles, bridles, chaps, show clothes. Lots of miscellaneous. 718 Parkwood, Blissfield. Thursday, Friday, Saturday. July 30, 31 & Aug. 1. 9-5. 7/29

Estate Sale 8095 Sylvania Petersburg Road, Aug.1st 9-5, Aug. 2nd 10-4. Huge sale at a 5 acre home property with pond (which is also for sale). Oak table & chairs, pie safe, 5 Oak dressers, 2 sets bar stools, 3 glass front cabinets, huge set of Pfaltzgraff, Corelle. Coke decorated basement with Coke table & chairs, end tables, stands, sofas. Beautiful household décor and antiques, churns, primitives, tons of nice clothing, books, albums, teaching supplies and crafts, largest collection of seasonal décor I’ve seen. Including blow mold décor, Christmas lighting and outdoor displays, older rider mower, patio set, lots of outdoor furniture. Must see pics at estatesales.nettoledo-RiverRoadAntiques where there is also contact information. 7/29

Large Moving/garage sale. 215 White St., Blissfield. Sat. and Sun., Aug. 1st and 2nd. 9-5 rain or shine. 7/29

Multi-family garage sale. August 6, 7 & 8, 9 to 4. 219 E. Jefferson St., Blissfield. Toys, housewares, decorations, books, furniture, girls clothes: premie to 5T. 8/5

NOTICE

Village of Blissfield
Official Council Proceedings
A regular council meeting was called to order by the President, Roberto Valdez, on July 13, 2020 at 7:10 p.m. (This meeting, which was to be held in the Council Chambers, was moved outside because of capacity limitations due to COVID-19 regulations.)
Trustees Present: President Roberto Valdez, Gwen Dusa, Michael Gunter, Jerry Hayes, Jan Luce, Barbara McHenry.
Trustees Absent: A. Ray Jones.
A motion by Trustee Luce and seconded by Trustee Dusa and unanimously approved by the council to approve the minutes of the June 22, 2020 meeting, as presented.
A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Hayes and unanimously approved by the council to approve the USDA construction bid ad as presented, and approve the release of construction documents drafted by Poggemeyer Engineering for the Wastewater Treatment Plant improvements project.
A resolution by Trustee McHenry and seconded by Trustee Dusa and unanimously approved by the council to approve the Recycling Collection Services Contract Extension with Stevens Disposal and Recycling Services, Inc., as presented.
A resolution by Trustee Dusa and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to offer and hire Ricky Eisenmann, Audra Boley, Sarah Brewer, Anna Bris-Bois, Kevin Ybarra, Tanner Seiser, and Josie Mineff, for the position of Lifeguard starting at $10.75 per hour for the 2020 season, contingent on the completion of proper work documentation.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Hayes and unanimously approved by the council to approve the new seasonal position of Aquatic Center Office Assistant, as presented, with the hourly wage of $10.00 per hour.
A resolution by Trustee Hayes and seconded by Trustee Gunter and unanimously approved by the council to offer and hire Trent Freudenberg and Chase Collyer for the position of Aquatic Center Office Assistant starting at $10.00 per hour for the 2020 season, contingent on the completion of proper work documentation.
A motion by Trustee McHenry and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to approve the utilization of the Aquatic Center for the Dundee Swim Team to use the swimming pool for the payment of a non-resident monthly fee each, with a minimum requirement of fifteen (15) individuals.
A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Hayes to waive the entry fees for guests at the Aquatic Center for the 2020 season.
Voting Yes: Gunter, Hayes, Luce, McHenry, Valdez.
Voting No: Dusa.
The motion was approved.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to approve and adopt the Police Department Incident Response Plan for Physical, Cyber, and Electronic Data Policy, as presented.
A resolution by Trustee McHenry and seconded by Trustee Dusa and unanimously approved by the council to approve the purchase and implementation of the new phone system, and authorize the Administrator to sign the new phone service agreements for a total installation cost of $2,928.00 and monthly charges of $25.00 per line.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee McHenry and unanimously approved by the council to award the 2020 street resurfacing project to Michigan Paving & Materials Co., of Jackson, for their total estimated price of $276,560.00.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to award the 2020 street spray-patching project to Premier Patching Inc. for their total estimated price of $7,222.50.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to award the 2020 street crack-filling project to G.T. Contracting, for their total estimated price of $30,200 for streets and $1,900.00 for other Village grounds.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to award the 2020 Sidewalk project to Al Smith Concrete, for their total estimated price of $29,790.00.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to authorize Al Smith Concrete to replace the curb on Depot Street, between Cherry Street and Jefferson Street.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee McHenry and unanimously approved by the council to authorize payment of the following bills and electronic transactions:
General Fund $21,013.27
Major Street Fund
$3,385.52
Local Street Fund
$2,632.67
Municipal Street Fund
$3,112.08
Water Fund $40,142.92
Sewer Fund $29,414.25
Motor Vehicle Fund
$4,782.27
Payroll Fund $144,480.32
Downtown Development Authority $16,730.84
Building Inspection Fund $2,636.07
Recreation Fund
$1,513.76
Library Fund $5,014.20
Capital Projects Pool Fund $1,000.00
Trust & Agency Fund
$1,367.50
A motion by Trustee McHenry and seconded by Trustee Dusa and unanimously approved by the council to adjourn the meeting at 9:15 p.m.
Laura Neuman, Clerk
Roberto Valdez, President (780)

NOTICE

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Village of Blissfield, 130 South Lane Street, Blissfield, Michigan 49228
Separate sealed BIDS for the installation of the Blissfield Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements will be received by the Village of Blissfield, Michigan at the office of the Village of Blissfield, 130 South Lane Street, Blissfield, Michigan 49228 until 4:00 p.m. (Local Time), Tuesday, August 25, 2020 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
The scope of work consists of wastewater treatment plant improvements including final clarifier upgrades and an additional clarifier, new headworks/screening facility, new raw sewage pump station, new UV disinfection, a new generator, and a miscellaneous pumps, piping, valves, and gates.
The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:
Poggemeyer Design Group, Inc.,1168 North Main Street, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.
Village of Blissfield, 130 South Lane Street, Blissfield, Michigan 49228.
A pre-bid meeting will be held at Village of Blissfield, 130 South Lane Street, Blissfield, Michigan 49228 on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained from Becker Impressions, 4646 Angola Road, Toledo, Ohio 43615, Telephone 419-385-5303, www.pdgplanroom.com for the cost of printing to be paid to the printing company at the time the documents are picked up or shipped. Shipping and tax charges are the bidder’s responsibility and payable directly to Becker Impressions. Copies of the plans should be available at McGraw-Hill Dodge, the Construction Association of Michigan, and the Lansing or Grand Rapids Builder’s Exchange. Builder’s Exchanges are authorized to share the contract documents with other exchanges.
The successful bidder will not be required to pay any applicable minimum wage rates as established by the State of Michigan.
This project is being partially funded with monies from USDA Rural Development.
The Engineer’s Estimate for the cost of construction is $5,350,000.
Section 746 of Title VII of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 20 17 (Division A – Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017) and subsequent statutes mandating domestic preference applies an American Iron and Steel requirement to this project. All listed iron and steel products used in this project must be produced in the United States. The term “iron and steel products” means the following products made primarily of iron or steel: lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast concrete, and construction materials. The deminimis and minor components waiver (to be determined on a case by case basis) apply to this contract.
By Order of: Joe Frey, Village Administrator
Date: July 7, 2020

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