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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

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3 BR, 2 Bath mobile home on 1/2 acre lot. No pets. $700/mon.
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HELP WANTED

Nail Tech needed at Deb’s Crystal Room. Flexible hours. 517-486-4747. 10/30tfn

Machinist position available. Training is provided and entry level positions are available. Excellent work environment and growth opportunities available. Please call 419-343-6875 for more information. 3/18

AVAILABLE JOBS AT LENAWEE ISD
• GED Coordinator
• School Social Worker
• School Psychologist
• Substitute Bus Driver
• Special Ed Regional Supervisor
• Computer Programming Instructor
• Physical Education Special Ed Teacher
• Student Information Application Specialist\
GO TO: https://www.lisd.us/our-district/about-us/employment-volunteers/

The Schultz-Holmes Memorial Library seeks a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Director.  Full-time with benefits.  $15 hourly.  40 hours a week to meet the library’s variable schedule, including regular evenings and Saturdays.  Schedule flexibility required.  Bachelor’s degree and two years’ public library experience required .  General office experience including computer use preferred.  Supervisory experience preferred.  Desirable candidates will show evidence of proven multi-tasking abilities.  Duties include customer service, training and supervising new and existing staff, programming and promotional activity, collection processing, preparing the library for opening and closing, general administrative duties, and acting as director in the director’s absence. Pick up application and view full job description at the library, 407 S. Lane St., Blissfield, MI.  Call 517-486-2858 with any questions. Applications due March 4, 2020.  The Village of Blissfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 2/26

NOTICE

Village of Blissfield
Official Council
Proceedings
A regular council meeting was called to order by the President, Roberto Valdez, on February 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
Trustees Present: President Roberto Valdez, George Brown, Gwen Dusa, Michael Gunter, A. Ray Jones, Jan Luce, Barbara McHenry.
Trustees Absent: None.
A public hearing was held regarding the Vacation of an Alley in the 300 block of W. Adrian Street.
A motion by Trustee Dusa and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to approve the minutes of the January 27, 2020 meeting, as presented.
A motion by Trustee Luce and seconded by Trustee Gunter to approve the request by Casey’s General Store, regarding 315 W. Adrian Street, to vacate the existing north/south alleys within the Original Plat of Village of Blissfield, and to agree in principal to allow for a joint access/drainage easement between Casey’s and the Village, and a temporary construction easement on village property, all subject to legal paperwork being drawn up by the attorneys for the Village and Casey’s General Store.
Voting Yes: Gunter, Luce, Valdez.
Voting No: Brown, Dusa, Jones, McHenry.
The motion was defeated.
A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Luce to proceed as requested by Casey’s General Store, regarding 315 W. Adrian Street, to vacate the existing north/south alleys on the site, at the expense of Casey’s General Store, subject to legal paperwork being drawn up by the attorneys for the Village and Casey’s General Store.
Voting Yes: Brown, Gunter, Jones, Luce, McHenry, Valdez.
Voting No: Dusa.
The motion was approved.
A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Luce to proceed as requested by Casey’s General Store, regarding 315 W. Adrian Street, to allow a temporary construction easement on village property for improvements to the alley and site, and the sidewalks, if needed.
Voting Yes: Brown, Gunter, Jones, Luce, McHenry, Valdez.
Voting No: Dusa.
The motion was approved.
A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Luce that the Village Attorney and the attorney for Casey’s General Store work out the property description and legal documents for the requested shared easement regarding 315 W. Adrian Street.
Voting Yes: Brown, Gunter, Luce, Valdez.
Voting No: Dusa, Jones, McHenry.
The motion was approved.
A resolution by Trustee Luce and seconded by Trustee Jones and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the Village Administrator to contract Slusarski Excavating & Paving, Inc. to demolish the house at 132 S. Monroe Street, haul away materials, remove concrete, backfill with sand, grade and furnish area with topsoil, and seed the area, for an amount not-to-exceed $13,445.00.
A resolution by Trustee Dusa and seconded by Trustee McHenry and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the management differential pay of $2.00 per hour for Mr. Randy Retan, a temporary hourly wage increase from $23.60 to $25.60, for performing the operation and administrative duties of the Wastewater Treatment Plant, effective January 5, 2020.
A motion by Trustee Jones and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to rescind the resolution from January 27, 2020 that authorized $5,400.00 for the rental, installation, and operation of a temporary auxiliary generator for the Wastewater Treatment Plant, while the primary generator is being repaired.
A resolution by Trustee Dusa and seconded by Trustee Jones and unanimously approved by the council to authorize Adrian Electric & Generator Co. to remove, rebuild, and reinstall the injection pump for the Wastewater Treatment Plant generator, as well as provide a temporary generator for an amount not-to-exceed $15,000.00.
A resolution by Trustee Jones and seconded by Trustee Luce and unanimously approved by the council to approve the Pool Manager, Assistant Pool Manager and Lifeguard job descriptions and hourly pay rates of $11.75, $11.25, and $10.75 respectively, and to authorize the Village Administrator to post and conduct interviews for Pool Manager, Assistant Pool Managers, and Lifeguards.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Jones and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the Village Administrator to register the Village of Blissfield for a corporate table for $600.00 at the Blissfield Rotary’s Annual Charity Auction on March 28, 2020.
A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to authorize payment of the following bills and electronic transactions:
General Fund $ 30,746.55
Major Street Fund $ 5,981.19
Local Street Fund $ 5,852.96
Municipal Street Fund
$ 3,802.14
Water Fund $ 40,218.05
Sewer Fund $ 58,093.72
Motor Vehicle Fund
$ 3,742.63
Payroll Fund $150,494.13
Downtown Development
Authority $ 876.64
Building Inspection Fund
$ 1,240.68
Recreation Fund $ 321.13
Library Fund $ 2,317.43
Capital Projects $ 63,903.25
Capital Projects Fund-Pool $195,390.36
Garbage Fund $ 5,640.00
A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to adjourn the meeting at 8:34 p.m.
Laura Neuman, Clerk
Roberto Valdez, President (808)

NOTICE

Blissfield Township
Board of Review
Public Notice
The Blissfield Township Board of Review will meet at: 120 S. Lane Street, Blissfield, MI 49228, on the following days:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:00 a.m. –
organizational meeting
Monday, March 9, 2020 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
& 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
& 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Written appeals must be postmarked by Friday, March 6, 2020. Appealing to the Board of Review is necessary to protect your right to appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
As required by Public Act 188 of the Public Acts of 1975, the tentative ratio and estimated multipliers for the Township of Blissfield are hereby listed by class of property. The ratio and multiplier are subject to the actions of the Assessing Officer and the Board of Review and can be improved at their discretion. The tentative 2020 ratio and estimated multipliers are as follows:
Tentative Ratio Estimated Multiplier
Real Property Class:
Agricultural (101) 57.91 0.8634
Commercial (201) 46.02 1.0864
Industrial (301) 42.42 1.1786
Residential (401) 47.68 1.0486
Personal Property 50.00 1.0000

Al Navarro, Blissfield Township Supervisor
Published: February 193h, 26st, and March 4th, 2020

NOTICE

Deerfield Township
Board of Review
Public Notice
The Deerfield Township Board of Review will meet at: 468 Carey Street, Deerfield, MI 49236, on the following days:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:00 p.m. –
organizational meeting
Monday, March 9, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
& 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
& 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Written appeals must be postmarked by Friday, March 6, 2020. Appealing to the Board of Review is necessary to protect your right to appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
As required by Public Act 188 of the Public Acts of 1975, the tentative ratio and estimated multipliers for the Township of Deerfield are hereby listed by class of property. The ratio and multiplier are subject to the actions of the Assessing Officer and the Board of Review and can be improved at their discretion. The tentative 2020 ratio and estimated multipliers are as follows:
Tentative Ratio Estimated Multiplier
Real Property Class:
Agricultural (101) 52.06 0.960
Commercial (201) 45.94 1.088
Industrial (301) 53.29 0.938
Residential (401) 45.96 1.087
Personal Property 50.00 1.0000

Ron Cousino, Deerfield Township Supervisor
Published: February 193h, 26st, and March 4th, 2020

NOTICE

Ogden Township
Board of Review
Public Notice
The Ogden Township Board of Review will meet at: 10128 Pence Highway, Blissfield, MI 49228, on the
following days:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 10:00 a.m. –
organizational meeting
Monday, March 9, 2020 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
& 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
& 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Written appeals must be postmarked by Friday, March 6, 2020. Appealing to the Board of Review is necessary to protect your right to appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
As required by Public Act 188 of the Public Acts of 1975, the tentative ratio and estimated multipliers for the Township of Ogden are hereby listed by class of property. The ratio and multiplier are subject to the actions of the Assessing Officer and the Board of Review and can be improved at their discretion. The tentative 2020 ratio and estimated multipliers are as follows:
Tentative Ratio Estimated Multiplier
Real Property Class:
Agricultural (101) 49.74 1.005
Commercial (201) 50.75 0.985
Industrial (301) 55.06 0.908
Residential (401) 48.05 1.040
Personal Property 50.00 1.000

Richard Marks, Ogden Township Supervisor
Published: February 193h, 26st, and March 4th, 2020

NOTICE

Palmyra Township
Board of Review
It was noted that the tentative 2020 Board of Review dates will be as follows.

March 3, 2020 12 noon – adjournment Organizational meeting
March 9, 2020 9am – 12 Noon
1pm – 4pm
To hear citizens’ concerns
March 11, 2020 1pm – 4pm 6pm – 9pm To hear citizens’ concerns

These meetings will be held at the Palmyra Township Community Building located at 4276 Rouget Rd., Palmyra, Michigan. Questions concerning these meetings or to request a “Hardship Exemption” or “Disabled Veteran’s” application, please contact township Supervisor James Isley at 517-486-3046 or by email at jisley@earthlink.net.

This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meetings Act, Public Act 267 of 1976, as amended, MCL 41.72a (2) and (4), and with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Palmyra Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting or public hearing upon 3 days’ notice to the Palmyra Township Board.

Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Palmyra Township Board by writing or calling Supervisor James Isley at jisley@earthlink.net or by phone at 517-486-3046. Published: February 193h, 26st, and March 4th, 2020

NOTICE

Riga Township
Board of Review
Public Notice
The Riga Township Board of Review will meet at: 7817 Riga Highway, Riga, MI 49276, on the
following days:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 11:00 a.m. –
organizational meeting
Monday, March 9, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Written appeals must be postmarked by Friday, March 6, 2020. Appealing to the Board of Review is necessary to protect your right to appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
As required by Public Act 188 of the Public Acts of 1975, the tentative ratio and estimated multipliers for the Township of Riga are hereby listed by class of property. The ratio and multiplier are subject to the actions of the Assessing Officer and the Board of Review and can be improved at their discretion. The tentative 2020 ratio and estimated multipliers are as follows:
Tentative Ratio Estimated Multiplier
Real Property Class:
Agricultural (101) 47.49 1.052
Commercial (201) 38.21 1.308
Industrial (301) 49.94 1.001
Residential (401) 45.14 1.107
Personal Property 50.00 1.000

Gary Kastel, Riga Township Supervisor

Published: February 193h, 26st, and March 4th, 2020

NOTICE

Blissfield Township
Public Notice
Public Accuracy Testing of voting machines for the Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, 2020 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Blissfield Fire Hall, 299 E. Adrian Street, Blissfield, Michigan.
The Public Accuracy test is conducted to determine that all programs and the automatic marking machines being used to tabulate the results of the election, counts the votes as prescribed by law.
Diann Paul Warner
Blissfield Township Clerk

NOTICE

Deerfield Township
Public Notice
Notice is herby given that the Public Accuracy Test for the March 10, 2020 Primary Election has been scheduled for Friday, February 28 at 1:00 p.m. at the Deerfield Township Hall located at 468 Carey Street, Deerfield, Michigan.
This Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that the computer program used to tabulate the votes cast at the election meets the requirements of the law.
Shirley Soldwish
Deerfield Township Clerk

NOTICE

Ogden Township
Public Notice
Notice is hereby given that the public accuracy test for the March 10th, 2020 election is scheduled for Saturday, February 29th at 2:00pm at the Ogden Township Hall, 10128 Pence Hwy, Blissfield, MI 49228.
The public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that the program and computer that will be used to tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
Ashley Vandenbusche
Ogden Township Clerk

NOTICE

Riga Township
Public Notice
Notice is hereby given that the Public Accuracy Test for the March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary Election has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the Clerk’s Office at the Riga Municipal Building, 7817 Riga Hwy, Riga, MI 49276.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate the computer program used to tabulate the votes cast at the election meets the requirements prescribed by law.

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