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Classifieds

5-20-15

FOR RENT

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460. 8/27tfn

NEWLY RENOVATED, adorable 2 BR apartment available in downtown Blissfield. Rent: $675 includes utilities. Call Jonny for more info. 734-219-2865. 6/3

2 BR APART. in clean, quiet, smoke free bldg. Private parking, kitchen appliances, in house laundry, central air. Excellent condition. Water and trash pick up included. $600/mo. 1 yr. lease. No pets. Broker 517-403-3309. 5/20tfn 1999

FOR SALE

FORD RANGER 4-wheel drive, fiberglass top with rack. 1-1/2 cab. air. 64,000 miles. Nice. $5,800. 734-856-3282. 5/20

WORX 14″ CORDLESS electric mower gently used. $175.00 Call 517-486-3041 or 517-673-5536. 5/20

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

CENTRAL BOILER E-Classic OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACES. Heat your entire home and hot water. EPA Qualified. Call today about limited time, money-saving offers! Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 6/3

UNRESERVED PUBLIC EQUIPMENT AUCTION – rb Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. Equipment includes Loader backhoes, skid steers, pickups, trailers and much more. Special financing offer – No payments for 90 days*. Detroit, June 4, 10411 Darling Rd, Milan. New items daily. Call about selling: 937-568-9500. See complete listings at rbauction.com  Motor Vehicle Broker Dealer #D001182/Vendor’s License #U-ME-1035901. *Limited time offer. GAC. Terms & conditions apply. 5/20

ESTATE SALE

ESTATE SALE 468 N. Lane St. Thurs. & Fri., 9-6, Sat. 9-2. La Z Boy lift chair, couch & sofa, table & chairs, bedroom outfit, juke box, pool table, toy, tractor collection, jewelry, electric scooter and more. 5/20

GARAGE SALE

GARAGE SALE: Friday thru Monday, 9 am to dark. Clothes: ladies 8-12, mens medium, ladies golf clubs and bag, green leather coat, chairs, 2000 Gold Wing, rototiller, games, 5 piece and 3 piece bedroom outfits. 8454 Rouget Rd., Palmyra. 5/20 LOT 200

COACH LIGHT Estates, 650 W. Adrian, Blissfield. Saturday, May 23 only – 10 am to 6 pm. Hunting gear, men’s bike, electric lawn mower, storage shed. Thomas the Train collection, golf set, plus much more. 5/20

COACH LIGHT ESTATES Community Garage Sales. 650 W. Adrian St., Blissfield, May 23, 2015 (Saturday only) 10 am to 6pm. Many sales throughout the park. Visit Lot 200 for list of locations. 5/20

BARN SALE Car Buff/Carpenter & his family. Tools, 10×20 tent (in box) lots of misc. May 28, 29 & 30. 9-5 No early sales! 8676 E. 223, Palmyra (across from Shrader Tire). 5/27

HELP WANTED

IMMEDIATE JOB OPENINGS in Dundee area for industrial positions. $9.hr. Job Fair: May 28, 9 a.m. Call 248-682-6500. 5/27

BLISSFIELD COMMUNITY Schools currently accepting employment applications for High School Behavioral Specialist. Application deadline: June 1, 2015. Please visit our district website at www.blissfieldschools.us for additional information. 5/27

BLISSFIELD COMMUNITY Schools currently accepting employment applications for High School Principal. Application deadline: May 29, 2015. Please visit our district website at www.blissfieldschools.us for additional information. 5/27

DRIVERS: Dedicated Home Daily or Weekly. Round Trips. Benefits. CDL-A, 6mos. OTR, good background. Apply: mtstrans.com MTS: 800-305-7223. 5/20

GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn

HELP WANTED MUNICIPAL TREATMENT PLANT MAINTENANIC/RELIEF OPERATOR – VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD – Pop. approx. 3,300. Principal duties would include the maintenance of 2.4 MGD municipal water treatment plant and 5.4 MGD municipal wastewater treatment plant. Duties may also include relief operation of plants. Minimum of high school diploma required. Ability to acquire a Michigan F4 water and D wastewater licenses a must. Special consideration will be given to applicants with background in math and science, relevant college degrees, F4 license or higher, D license or higher, and/or related work experience. Wages DOE – minimum starting wage of $17.95/hour. Applicants should send completed applications to the Blissfield Village Office, attn: Jim Wonacott, 130 S. Lane St., Blissfield, MI 49228. Mr. Wonacott may be reached at (517) 486-4347 or administrator@blissfieldmichigan.gov. The Village is an equal opportunity employer.

Under New Management – NOW HIRING OTR ~ O/O ~ TEAM DRIVERS 30 NEW FREIGHTLINERS & Late Model Volvos. Taking delivery May-Oct, 24/7/365 DISPATCH, Health/Dental/Vision. 401K. Rider program.  Direct deposit. Paid vacation. Paid miles loaded & empty, Intermediate stop pay, family owned & operated. On-site maintenance. 24 hour on-call maintenance. Call Angela 800-548-9783. 5/20

SERVICES

DAVE BECKER PLASTERING. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

AFFORDABLE Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

FIRST CUT FREE Reasonable rates for lawn care, call Gary – 486-4150 or 517-902-3479. 5/13

SWIMMING POOL WATER hauling. 7 days a week. City of Adrian soft water. Call 517-263-8669. 7/29

PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS – FREE ESTIMATES – Licensed and insured. 45 year warranty. 2×6 trusses. Galvalume steel. 19 colors. Since 1976. #1 in Michigan. Call today 1-800-292-0679

WANTED

WANTED – Used riding lawn mower. An old man needs a reliable used lawn mower. 30 inch cut for small lawn. Old mower has gone to the junk yard. Call 517-391-7256. 5/20

PUBLIC NOTICE

BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MINUTES

MAY 12, 2015

Meeting called to order by Supervisor, Navarro at 7:00p.m. Members present: Cranor, Baldwin, Gregg, Gilson-Pitts

MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Baldwin to accept minutes from April 14th meeting

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Gregg second Gilson-Pitts to accept Treasurer’s report for April, 2015

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Gilson-Pitts to approve payment of bills: Fire Fund: $13,594.15; General Fund: $1,402.88; Road Fund: $59,916.08

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Baldwin second Gilson-Pitts to approve purchase of SCBA mask for a Fire Department member not to exceed $800

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Gilson-Pitts second to approve three fire department members to attend a Refined Space Training in Midland, MI no to exceed $250

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Baldwin second Gilson-Pitts to approve purchase of two maps for Economic Condition Factor and Land Table neighborhoods for the Assessing Department at a cost of $120 for both maps

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Gregg to adjourn at 7:30 p.m.

MOTION CARRIED

Respectfully submitted,

Nancy Cranor, Clerk

Adolio Q. Navarro, Jr., Supervisor

(167)

PUBLIC NOTICE

Palmyra Township Board

May 14, 2015

Regular Meeting -Synopsis-

Present: James Isley, Angela Koester, Dale Terry, Steve Papenhagen and Perry Pooley

Absent: None Minutes

Reviewed: April 2nd Regular Meeting minutes were approved.

Public Comment: Time was allotted for public comment.

Reports: All reports received were approved as presented.

Communications: Items discussed: Land Splits: R. VanLoocke PAO-136-1050-00, Cemetery Ordinance Concerns, Nexus Pipeline, Road Millage, Inspection personnel, ZBA and Construction Code of Appeals re-appointments.

Unfinished Business: Items discussed: Memorial Day Activities, PTFD Ambulance Laptop, Region 2 PC Review of Proposed Ordinance, Ogden Twp. fire service.

New Business: Items discussed: PTFD-Employment applications and resignations, PA116 Application PA0-130-4800, Ed Judson, Assistant Chief Position, Training Officer Position, Hall Parking Lot.

Bill Payment: All bills were paid as presented for the Township and PTFD.

Complete Minutes of these or any other Palmyra Township meeting may be obtained from Clerk Angie Koester, P.O. Box 97, Palmyra, MI 49268.

Approved minutes can be viewed on our website at www.palmyratownship.net.

Next regular meeting: June 11, 2015.

Respectfully Submitted,

Angie Koester, Clerk

(172)

PUBLIC NOTICE

Riga Township Regular Meeting Motions

May 11, 2015

Dusseau motioned to approve the minutes from the April 13, 2015 board meeting, Goetz supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve the minutes from the April 24, 2015 special meeting, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve the hiring of Meredith Matthews in the amount of $400.00 to complete the Riga Township F-65 report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, Gust supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve the treasurers report, Dusseau supported.

Goetz motioned to approve the purchase of two new basketball back boards with hoops and nets for $318.00 a piece, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Gust motioned to approve the paying of bills, Goetz supported.

Beagle motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:18 p.m., Dusseau supported.

Katy Gust, Clerk

(131)

5-13-15

FOR RENT

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460. 8/27tfn

COZY, SMALL HOME w/large garage. Efficient hot water heat. $625/month. Call 219-242-1446. 5/13

FOR SALE

WORX 14″ CORDLESS electric mower gently used. $175.00 Call 517-486-3041 or 517-673-5536. 5/20

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

CENTRAL BOILER OUTDOOR FURNACES. Safe, Clean, Efficient, WOOD HEAT. 25 year warranty available Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 5/13

PRICED TO SELL! Only $35,000 for this Blissfield home on large lot with many trees! House needs a complete renovation, make it your summer project! 3 bedrooms, an enclosed porch, basement, and a 2 car garage! Call to schedule an appointment! Germaine Binns 517-605-0460

GARAGE SALE

9TH ANNUAL TECUMSEH Garage Sales, May 14th, 15th, 16th, 2015., Thurs., Fri. and Sat. 9:00 a.m. – ??? Maps w/address at City Hall, Big Boy and Perky Pantry. New Sales Each Day! 5/13

BOYS 18 MONTH-3T clothing, toys/movies/books, junior/womens clothes, strollers, bikes, toddler bike seat, recliner, computer desk, lots of misc. items. Friday 5/15, 9-4, Saturday 5/16, 9-? 232 Russell St. Blissfield. 5/13

DON’T MISS THE PRE-MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL GARAGE SALE INSERT! To promote GARAGE SALES next week The Advance is publishing a special one-page insert on brightly colored card stock that garage-salers can pull out of the paper and carry from sale to sale with addresses and times. And your GARAGE SALE will be automatically also included here on the classified pages as well. The cost is $20 for up to 20 words, and is an additonal 20 cents per word over the 20 words. Again, that will put your sale on the special insert, on www.blissfieldadvance.com AND in The Advance!! Call Paula at 517-486-2400 or stop in at 121 Newspaper Street, Blissfield. Classifieds must be prepaid, as well as ads in this special insert, so please have your credit card ready when calling in an ad. CALL PAULA 517-486-2400. This insert is for private individuals only.

HELP WANTED

BLISSFIELD COMMUNITY Schools currently accepting employment applications for High School Principal. Application deadline: May 29, 2015. Please visit our district website at www.blissfieldschools.us for additional information. 5/27

IMMEDIATE JOB OPENINGS in Dundee area for industrial positions. $9/hr. Job fair – May 14, 9 a.m. Call 248-682-6500. 5/13

DRIVERS: Dedicated Home Daily or Weekly. Round Trips. Benefits. CDL-A, 6mos. OTR, good background. Apply: mtstrans.com MTS: 800-305-7223. 5/20

GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn

BRITTON DEERFIELD Schools have the following open coaching positions for the 2015-2016 school year: Varsity Cross-Country Coach, Varsity Volleyball Coach, Middle School Volleyball Coach, Middle School Football Coach. Interested parties need to contact Randy Salisbury, Athletic Director, at 517-605-7416. 5/13

HELP WANTED MUNICIPAL TREATMENT PLANT MAINTENANIC/RELIEF OPERATOR – VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD – Pop. approx. 3,300. Principal duties would include the maintenance of 2.4 MGD municipal water treatment plant and 5.4 MGD municipal wastewater treatment plant. Duties may also include relief operation of plants. Minimum of high school diploma required. Ability to acquire a Michigan F4 water and D wastewater licenses a must. Special consideration will be given to applicants with background in math and science, relevant college degrees, F4 license or higher, D license or higher, and/or related work experience. Wages DOE – minimum starting wage of $17.95/hour. Applicants should send completed applications to the Blissfield Village Office, attn: Jim Wonacott, 130 S. Lane St., Blissfield, MI 49228. Mr. Wonacott may be reached at (517) 486-4347 or administrator@blissfieldmichigan.gov. The Village is an equal opportunity employer.

SERVICES

DAVE BECKER PLASTERING. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

AFFORDABLE Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

FIRST CUT FREE Reasonable rates for lawn care, call Gary – 486-4150 or 517-902-3479. 5/13

SWIMMING POOL WATER hauling. 7 days a week. City of Adrian soft water. Call 517-263-8669. 7/29

CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS AND MAKE MONEY IN CLASSIFIEDS! Call (517) 486-2400 to place your ad.

YOUR FULL SERVICE PRINTER!!!!! CUSTOM PrintING FOR YOUR EVENT, PARADES, BUSINESS DISPLAYS, SPORTS ACTIVITIES, HOME OR WORK! Banners, graduation invitations, logo design, multi-part forms, business cards, magnetic signs, raffle tickets, letterhead, envelopes, posters, postcards, brochures, sales sheets, door hangers, advertising solutions wit “The Advance”. Call Darin for a FREE quote at The Advance 517-486-2400.

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF DEERFIELD REGULAR MEETING

May 4, 2015

The Meeting of the Deerfield Village Council was called to order by President Todd Nighswander at 7:04 p.m.

Trustees Present: Karla Bocskay, Kevin Eggleston, Dave Rogers , Connie Sieler, Mike Gilson, Donna Holubik

Present: Village Superintendent Rodney Conner Guests: John & Deb Wallus, Brad Heineman from Advance, Bobbie Wilson, Robert Mueller, Jim Baber – American Legion.

Minutes of the Regular meeting were read & approved

Treasurer’s Report – Motion Sieler to approve treasurer’s report with correction of removing a check listed as outstanding due to it being voided. Second Gilson – Carried.

Village Supt.’s Report – Requested Village purchase acetylene tanks and discontinue renting the current set. Motion Gilson to purchase new tanks second Eggleston Carried.

Bldg. Insp. Report -nothing new to report Police Report – reviewed Planning Commission – met prior to Council meeting.

Public Comment: Robert Mueller presented his concerns about splitting property at 656 W. River St.

Old Business: John Walus requested approval of split. Direction from Village attorney had not been received, Council directed clerk to have attorney contact John directly.

Web page should be finalized and up this month. Driving record procedure recommendation will be reviewed by Holubik. Storm sewer tie – information not available.

New Business: Overtime for Mar. Reviewed. Motion Gilson to put a portable bathroom at school for Patriot Ball Teams. Second Holubik – Yeas – 6 Nighswander Obstained. Carried . Jim Baber from the American Legion requested permission to pave a portion of the Village property in back of the Village Office to extend the parking lot if approval was made at Legion meeting. Legion would cover the expense. Motion Bocskay to approve request made by Jim Baber. Second Holubik – Carried.

Bobbie Wilson questioned the Council about the fence ordinance. Council recommended doing a variance to gain approval for a 4’ fence. Also concerned about those attending church or related services parking in her yard – Village will post a No Parking sign.

Motion Holubik @ 8:32 to go into a closed session to discuss pending litigation. Second Eggleston Roll Call Vote: Connie Sieler yea, Karla Bocskay yea, Donna Holubik yea, Mike Gilson yea, Dave Rogers yea & Kevin Eggleston yea, Nighswander yea Carried.

Motion Holubik to return to open session @ 8:42 Seconded Gilson Carried. Motion Holubik to adjourn meeting @ 8:43 Second Gilson Carried.

Next Meeting will be held on June 1, 2015 @ 7pm

Respectfully Submitted,

Denise Wylie, Village Clerk (400)

5-6-15

FOR RENT

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460. 8/27tfn

HOUSE FOR RENT in Blissfield. 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. Has carport, storage shed and large yard. No large pets and no smoking. $500/month + $500 security deposit. Call 517403-2599 or 517-403-5569. 5/6

COZY, SMALL HOME w/large garage. Efficient hot water heat. $625/month. Call 219-242-1446. 5/13

FOR SALE

ITS TIME TO BUILD . . . Only five lots available in West Brooke. Choose your lot, bring your builder and move in before the snow flies! Water, sewer, gas and electric already at the site. Call Kyle Cranor for details and restrictions. 517-403-3309

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

CENTRAL BOILER OUTDOOR FURNACES. Safe, Clean, Efficient, WOOD HEAT. 25 year warranty available Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 5/13

GARAGE SALE

YARD SALE. Lots of music, 2 new Net Books, camp trailer essentials. May 8 & 9, Fri. & Sat. 10-4. 11788 E. Mulberry, Blissfield. 5/6

SPECIAL GARAGE SALE INSERT To promote GARAGE SALES next week The Advance is publishing a special one-page insert on brightly colored card stock that garage-salers can pull out of the paper and carry from sale to sale with addresses and times. And your GARAGE SALE will be automatically also included here on the classified pages as well. The cost is $20 for up to 20 words, and is an additonal 20 cents per word over the 20 words. Again, that will put your sale on the special insert, on www.blissfieldadvance.com AND in The Advance!! Call Paula at 517-486-2400 or stop in at 121 Newspaper Street, Blissfield. Classifieds must be prepaid, as well as ads in this special insert, so please have your credit card ready when calling in an ad. CALL PAULA 517-486-2400.  This insert is for private individuals only.

HELP WANTED

GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn

LIBRARY CLERK — Due to a promotion, the Schultz-Holmes Memorial Library is currently accepting applications for the position of Library Clerk. Primarily responsible for the shelving and stocking of library materials and supplies, the clerk also assists at the front desk, helps with library programs, and fills in when other staff members are away. Regular hours every Tuesday and Thursday evening and every Saturday. Opportunities and requirements for additional hours, especially in the summer months. Schedule flexibility a must, especially during the summer months. The position pays minimum wage, currently $8.15/hr. High school diploma required. Some lifting and physical work involved. View a full job description and apply at the library, 407 South Lane Street in Blissfield by 5 pm, May 13, 2015. Call 517-486-2858 with any questions. 5/6

BRITTON DEERFIELD Schools have the following open coaching positions for the 2015-2016 school year: Varsity Cross-Country Coach, Varsity Volleyball Coach, Middle School Volleyball Coach, Middle School Football Coach. Interested parties need to contact Randy Salisbury, Athletic Director, at 517-605-7416. 5/13

SERVICES

CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS AND MAKE MONEY IN CLASSIFIEDS! Call (517) 486-2400 to place your ad.

YOUR FULL SERVICE PRINTER!!!!! CUSTOM PrintING FOR YOUR EVENT, PARADES, BUSINESS DISPLAYS, SPORTS ACTIVITIES, HOME OR WORK! Banners, graduation invitations, logo design, multi-part forms, business cards, magnetic signs, raffle tickets, letterhead, envelopes, posters, postcards, brochures, sales sheets, door hangers, advertising solutions wit “The Advance”. Call Darin for a FREE quote at The Advance 517-486-2400.

DAVE BECKER PLASTERING. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

AFFORDABLE Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

FIRST CUT FREE Reasonable rates for lawn care, call Gary – 486-4150 or 517-902-3479. 5/13 SWIMMING POOL WATER hauling. 7 days a week. City of Adrian soft water. Call 517-263-8669. 7/29

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD

2015 TIMBER ARCH BRIDGE REPAIR PROJECT REQUEST FOR QUOTES

The Village of Blissfield is now accepting quotes for the Timber Arch Bridge Repair project. The bridge is located within the Village of Blissfield and connects Ellis Park and Clara Bachmayer Park and crosses the River Raisin. The bridge is 130’-0” long and consists of a 5 foot timber frame walkway suspended via steel rods from a pair of structural glue laminated timber arches. Interested contractors are asked to submit their quotes to James Wonacott, Blissfield Village Office, 130 S. Lane Street, PO Box 129 Blissfield, MI 49228, no later than 4:30pm, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Any questions regarding this Request for Quotes shall be directed to Jeff Yoder, Poggemeyer Design Group, 1168 N. Main Street, Bowling Green, OH 43402, (419) 352-7537. Copies of the Request for Quotes may be obtained from James Wonacott, Village Administrator, 130 S. Lane St., PO Box 129, Blissfield, MI 49228, (517) 486-4347. The Village reserves the right to award this project in whole or in part, and may reject the quote if deemed necessary or appropriate. James A. Wonacott, Village Administrator.

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD OFFICIAL COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

A regular council meeting was called to order by the President, A. Ray Jones, on April 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Trustees Present: President A. Ray Jones, George Brown, Mark Burgermeister, Randy Kelley, Bob Valdez.

Trustees Absent: Michael Gunter, Arthur Weeber.

A motion by Trustee Burgermeister and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to approve the minutes of the April 13, 2015 meeting, as presented.

A resolution by Trustee Kelley and seconded by Trustee Valdez and unanimously approved by the council to accept the mid-year budget amendments to the 2014-2015 Village Budget, as presented.

A resolution by Trustee Valdez and seconded by Trustee Burgermeister and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the purchase of eight (8) laptop computers without Microsoft Office, and four (4) laptop computers with Microsoft Office, per the quote from IT Right, Inc. (of Bath, MI) for their total quoted price of $9,793.56.

A resolution by Trustee Kelley and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to approve the 2015 Gail Giles Swimming Pool staff, and the seasonal Department of Public Works staff, as presented.

A motion by Trustee Kelley and seconded by Trustee Burgermeister and unanimously approved by the council to adopt the flag design as presented in the memo dated April 23, 2015, as the official Village flag.

A resolution by Trustee Valdez and seconded by Trustee Brown that the Village of Blissfield supports statewide Proposal 1 for Safer Roads on the May 5, 2015 ballot to provide funding needed to finally fix our roads for the long term, and that the Village of Blissfield knows the 1-cent increase in the sales tax will benefit local communities and help ensure drivers’ safety on the roads; and that the Village of Blissfield formally supports Safe Roads Yes! Because if it passes, every penny we pay at the pump in state gas taxes is guaranteed in the constitution to go to transportation.

Voting Yes: Brown, Burgermeister, Jones, Valdez.

Voting No: Kelley.

The resolution was adopted.

A motion by Trustee Burgermeister and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to adjourn the meeting at 7:38 p.m.

Laura Neuman, Clerk

A. Ray Jones, President

(372)

04-29-15

AUCTION

Country Living on 3.6+/-Acres. 7153 South County Line Road, Riga, MI 49276. Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Country living on 3.6+/-acres, 2 barns, 4 beds, 3 baths, completely remodeled farmhouse. Enjoy privacy, peace, and the relaxing atmosphere in your new home. New kitchen with breakfast bar adjoining family room and open dining room with fireplace and vaulted ceilings, first floor master bedroom with large master bath. Hand hewn lumber barn with loft and lot’s of character and charm. Barns are ideal for your summer parties. Long term owners raised their children there and are headed for Florida! View more details online at pamelaroseauction.com. Questions? Call 877-462-7673

FOR RENT

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460. 8/27tfn

HOUSE FOR RENT in Blissfield. 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. Has carport, storage shed and large yard. No large pets and no smoking. $500/month + $500 security deposit. Call 517403-2599 or 517-403-5569. 5/6

FOR SALE

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

CENTRAL BOILER OUTDOOR FURNACES. Safe, Clean, Efficient, WOOD HEAT. 25 year warranty available Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 5/13

AD FOR SALE! Reach the state with this ad! No other media offers the audience of loyal, local, repeat readers you’ll reach through community newspapers! 71% of adults read newspapers in print or digitally! Call today! 800-227-7636 www.CNAads.com

CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS AND MAKE MONEY IN CLASSIFIEDS! Call (517) 486-2400 to place your ad.

YOUR FULL SERVICE PRINTER!!!!! CUSTOM PrintING FOR YOUR EVENT, PARADES, BUSINESS DISPLAYS, SPORTS ACTIVITIES, HOME OR WORK! Banners, graduation invitations, logo design, multi-part forms, business cards, magnetic signs, raffle tickets, letterhead, envelopes, posters, postcards, brochures, sales sheets, door hangers, advertising solutions wit “The Advance”. Call Darin for a FREE quote at The Advance 517-486-2400.

HELP WANTED

Part time office position (24 hours plus) in long term, low stress employment opportunity at friendly Chiropractic office. Duties include front desk and phone. People and computer/typing skills necessary. Hours to start 12 noon to 6:00 p.m. or closing on Monday-Tuesday-Thursday-Friday. Holidays off. Call 734-888-1181 BUBERNIAK CHIROPRACTIC Ottawa Lake, Michigan

GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP Is now accepting bids to replace its current rubber roof on the Township Hall and Fire Dept. along with new gutters. Please contact Ron Cousino, Township Supervisor, at 517-447-3295 to meet and get specifications. Mail bids back to Deerfield Twp., 468 Carey St., Deerfield, MI 49238, no later than May 7, 2015 Ron Cousino, Deerfield Township Supervisor

DRIVERS: Drive like a champion. Penske Logistics hauling freight! HOME DAILY! Perrysburg based. No-Touch positions! Excellent weekly pay! Comprehensive benefits! $3,000 sign-on bonus! Monthly bonus! Brand NEW equipment! Class-A CDL 18 months experience. CALL TODAY: 1-855-835-3429. 4/29

TECHNICAL SERVICES Coordinator – part time. The Schultz-Holmes Memorial Library is looking for a person with a pleasant, out-going personality, strong computer, organizational, and creative skills, and multi-tasking experience to serve library patrons, maintain and update computer resources and in-house documents, provide technology support services, coordinate patron notices and billing, and organize library supplies and storage. Other duties include customer service, programming assistance, materials processing, general facility maintenance and general office work. Normally 20-25 hours a week including regular Saturday and some evening hours. Occasional additional hours to cover absences and busy periods, particularly during the summer months. Schedule flexibility necessary. Some lifting and other physical work required. $10/hr. No benefits. High school diploma required; some college preferred. Interested parties should fill out an application at the library, 407 S. Lane St., Blissfield by Wednesday, May 6, 2015. The Village of Blissfield is an equal opportunity employer. 4/29

BRITTON DEERFIELD Schools have the following open coaching positions for the 2015-2016 school year: Varsity Cross-Country Coach, Varsity Volleyball Coach, Middle School Volleyball Coach, Middle School Football Coach. Interested parties need to contact Randy Salisbury, Athletic Director, at 517-605-7416. 5/13

TEMPORARY SEASONAL worker wanted. Seasonal position is for approximately 20 weeks, ending around Labor Day. Under general supervision, provides landscaping labor to the DDA/Main Street District. Maintains downtown mini-park garden as assigned. Maintains garden by applying proper horticulture techniques, including weeding, cultivating, watering, and monitoring for plant pests and diseases. Position is for an average of 15 flexible hours a week. Daily watering of the planters should take 10-14 hours with the extra hours to be spent on maintenance as directed. Pay is $9/hr. Must be at least 16 years of age. Previous landscape or facilities experience preferred. Applicants must complete an application form with the Village of Blissfield. Deadline is May 7. 4/29

SERVICES

DAVE BECKER PLASTERING. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

A. FREER CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, decks. 517-605-7866. 4/2tfn

AFFORDABLE Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

FIRST CUT FREE Reasonable rates for lawn care, call Gary – 486-4150 or 517-902-3479. 5/13

Garage Sale? Special Services? Something for Sale/Rent? Memorial? Hiring? Call The Advance (517) 486-2400!

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD

OFFICIAL COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

A regular council meeting was called to order by the President, A. Ray Jones, on April 13, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Trustees Present: President A. Ray Jones, George Brown, Mark Burgermeister, Michael Gunter, Randy Kelley, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber.

Trustees Absent: None.

A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Burgermeister and unanimously approved by the council to approve the minutes of the March 23, 2015 meeting, as presented.

A resolution by Trustee Weeber and seconded by Trustee Valdez and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the purchase of a desktop computer and 4-in-1 printer for the water treatment plant, per the quote from I.T. Right (of Bath, MI), for their total quoted price of $1,733.00.

A motion by Trustee Kelley and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to accept the financial statements presented by Robertson, Eaton and Owen for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014.

A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Weeber and unanimously approved by the council that effective May 1, 2015, to cancel the Village’s current dental, life, AD & D, and disability insurance policies; and approve new dental insurance with Assurant, through Franklin Benefit Solutions, for a total annual policy premium of $20,312.28; and approve new life, AD & D, and disability insurance policies with Kansas City Life, through Franklin Benefit Solutions, for a total annual policy premium of $8,102.00.

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 $23,099.79, Major Street Fund $9,789.30, Local Street Fund $8,248.79, Municipal Street Fund $5,085.16, Utility Fund $105,381.15, Motor Vehicle Fund $2,826.20, Payroll Fund $108,036.20, Downtown Development Authority $5,953.19, Building Inspection Fund $1,224.92, Recreation Fund $720.00, Library Fund $2,024.94, Garbage Fund $218.90, Capital Projects Fund $8,606.11, Trust & Agency Fund $1,325.00.

A motion by Trustee Kelley and seconded by Trustee Burgermeister and unanimously approved by the council to adjourn the meeting at 7:52 p.m.

Laura Neuman, Clerk

A. Ray Jones, President

(355)

4/22/15

FOR SALE

FOR RENT SPACIOUS TWO Bedroom Apt. In a dedicated quiet building located in the village limits. First and second floor apartments available, central air, balconies available, no smoking/no pets, in house laundry, newly painted, paved maintained off street parking. Stove and refrigerator included. $500.00 per month with water. Contact Ron at 438-6730. 1/12tfn

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460. 8/27tfn

FOR SALE

HISTORIC BLISSFIELD Victorian on Quiet Street! Beautiful kitchen cabinets, original woodwork, open walnut stairway, original plank floors, breakfast porch off formal dining room, large screened porch, 2 car garage with loft, close to the park! $132,000! Germaine or Jim Binns 517-605-0460 or 0461

10,000 WATT GENERATOR North Star 18 HP Honda Power House $1,200. Call 734-856-3282. 4/22

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO buy a new Classic OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE from Central Boiler. Call today for more information and special pricing! Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 4/22

GARAGE SALE

GARAGE SALE. Huge multi-family. Kids, teen & adult clothes. Toys & lots of misc. household. 1173 N. Blissfield Hwy. April 24 – 25, 9-5. 4/29

HELP WANTED

DIRECTOR OF Transportation, Buildings & Grounds. Full-time; year-round position. Whiteford Schools, Ottawa Lake, MI. See job postings on website for details. www.whiteford.k12.mi.us. Apply by 5/8/15. 4/22

VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL Coach. Whiteford Schools, Ottawa Lake, MI. See job postings on website for details. www.whiteford.k12.mi.us. 4/22

VARSITY VOLLEYBALL Coach. Whiteford Schools, Ottawa Lake, MI. See job postings on website for details. www.whiteford.k12.mi.us. 4/22

JV VOLLEYBALL COACH. Whiteford Schools, Ottawa Lake, MI. See job postings on website for details. www.whiteford.k12.mi.us. 4/22

DRIVERS: Drive like a champion. Penske Logistics hauling freight! HOME DAILY! Perrysburg based. No-Touch positions! Excellent weekly pay! Comprehensive benefits! $3,000 sign-on bonus! Monthly bonus! Brand NEW equipment! Class-A CDL 18 months experience. CALL TODAY: 1-855-835-3429. 4/29

SERVICES

DAVE BECKER PLASTERING. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

A. FREER CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, decks. 517-605-7866. 4/2tfn

AFFORDABLE Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

PUBLIC NOTICE

BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING

APRIL 14, 2015

Meeting called to order by Supervisor, Navarro at 7:00 p.m.. Members present: Baldwin, Cranor, Gilson-Pitts

MOTION Baldwin second Gilson-Pitts to approve March 26 and 31st minutes

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Gilson-Pitts to accept March 2015 balance sheet

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Gilson-Pitts to approve payment of bills: Fire Fund-$13,235.68; General Fund: $3,764.86

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Baldwin to appoint Orrin Gregg as Trustee to complete remainder of term that expires November, 2016 Yays: Gilson-Pitts, Navarro, Cranor, Baldwin No: None

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Baldwin to appoint Devon Gilson-Pitts to a one year term to the Planning Commission

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Navarro second Cranor approve bids from Lenawee County Road Commission for the following: Payne Hwy.-$45, 251.71; Laberdee Rd.-$2591.49; McMahon Rd. -$8298.74; Iffland Rd.-$10,834.53; Forche Rd.-$68,806.24; Bleasner Hwy.-$16,919.88; Sisson Hwy-$19,781.95 and Laberdee Rd. split with Ridgeway Township-$$1295.74

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Gilson-Pitts to adopt by Resolution four renewals and a new general fund levy on the August 2015 ballot Yays: Navarro, Cranor, Baldwin, Gilson-Pitts, Gregg No: None

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Gilson-Pitts to change cemetery policy in order to allow P. Marks to transfer two graves to her brother-in-law and sister-in-law

MOTION FAILED DUE TO LACK OF SUPPORT

MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Navarro to allow P. Marks to give two cemetery sites in Pleasant View Cemetery to brother-in-law and sister-in-law Yays: Gilson-Pitts No: Navarro, Cranor, Baldwin, Gregg

MOTION CARRIED Board recognized Bob Knoblauch for his 12 years of service as Assessor to the Township.

Respectfully submitted, Nancy Cranor, Clerk Adolio Q. Navarro, Jr, Supervisor (263)

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF DEERFIELD REGULAR MEETING

April 14, 2015

The Meeting of the Deerfield Village Council was called to order by President Todd Nighswander at 7:04 p.m.

Trustees Present: Karla Bocskay, Kevin Eggleston, Dave Rogers , Connie Sieler, Mike Gilson, Donna Holubik Present: Village Superintendent Rodney Conner

Guests: John & Deb Wallus, Greg Meyer & Melissa Burnor from Advance.

Minutes of the Regular meeting were read & approved

Treasurer’s Report –. Motion Sieler to approve treasurer’s report. Second Holubik – Carried.

Village Supt.’s Report – Confirmed that we are on the schedule for alley asphalt repairs. Motion Gilson to proceed with the purchase and installation of generator needed for Keegan St. pump station. Second Sieler – Carried.

Bldg. Insp. Report – Motion Bocskay to split fees collected for inspections with Raisin Township to 80% for Raisin Township and 20% for Village. Second Eggleston – Carried.

Police Report – reviewed Planning Commission – reviewed minutes.

Public Comment: Reviewed received comments. Ordinance violations will be addressed based on written complaints received. Greg Meyer-requested: information on increased water & sewer rates & restrictions on burning & that action be taken on a property in violation of Village ordinance. Village will move forward with Greg’s complaint. John Wallus requested approval to separate lot , 656 W. River. Village will review and make decision at May meeting.

Old Business: Web page training will be April 22, FOIA procedure is being updated by Village attorney to comply with June 1st requirements. A special events application is required by anyone who will be using Village Property for an event. No mowing bids were received. Motion Nighswander to use Patriot Lawn Care for properties in violation of weed ordinance. Second Gilson – Carried. Driving record procedure tabled. Available options for handling an unauthorized storm sewer tie will be requested from Village attorney. Motion Holubik to approve cleaning carpet bid. Second Gilson Yea’s 6 Nay’s Rogers – Carried.

New Business: Overtime for Mar. Reviewed. Freedom Of Information Act requests were received asking for: auditor’s report, copy of letter approving variance for Lot 94, a copy of past due water/sewer billings that are being added to Village taxes including names and addresses and amounts owed. Identity of persons asking for the information will be released upon request.

Motion Holubik @ 9:25 to go into a closed session to discuss pending litigation. Second Gilson Carried. Motion Nighswander to return to open session @ 9:41 Second Eggleston Carried. Motion Sieler to adjourn meeting @ 9:42 Second Gilson Carried. Next Meeting will be held on May 4, 2015 @ 7pm

Respectfully Submitted, Denise Wylie, Village Clerk (424)

PUBLIC NOTICE

RIGA TOWNSHIP REGULAR MEETING MOTIONS

April 13, 2015

Election Commission: Kastel motioned to accept the list of election workers for the election being held on May 5, 2015, Beagle supported. Motioned carried.

Kastel motioned to adjourn the meeting of election commissioners at 7:06 p.m., Beagle supported. Motion carried.

Regular meeting: Goetz motioned to approve the March 9, 2015 regular meeting minutes as corrected, Dusseau accepted. Motion carried. Dusseau motioned to approve the March 17, 2015 special meeting minutes, Goetz supported. Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve the March 24, 2015 Settlement Day minutes as corrected, Dusseau supported. Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve the application for the Open Space Preservation Program(PA116) of Maurice and Jean Denecker on approximately 22 acres in section 3 of Riga Township, Dusseau supported. Motion carried.

Dusseau motioned to approve the treasurers report as presented, Goetz supported. Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve all road projects as recommended by Supervisor Gary Kastel, and make the corresponding deposits, Dusseau supported. Motion carried.

Beagle motioned to transfer $20,000.00 from United Bank and Trust Fire Operational Savings account 100592 to United Bank and Trust Fire Operation account 6627773, Goetz supported.

Motion carried. Goetz motioned to give the Blissfield Band Boosters permission to use the hall on Memorial Day for no charge, Gust supported. Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to pay the $100.00 entry fee to the FDIC conference in Indianapolis, Indiana for Assistant Fire Chief R. Hlvaka, Lieutenant D. Eiche, Firefighter R. Barrios, and Chief M. Norman for a total amount of $400.00, Dusseau supported. Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to extend a one year contract to Ogden Township for Fire Service for the north one half of the township in the amount of $17,000.00, Dusseau supported. Motion carried.

Dusseau motioned to extend a one year contract to Ogden Township for Ambulance Services for $29,000.00, motion stalled.

Beagle motioned to extend a one year contract to Ogden Township for Ambulance Services for $30,000.00, Dusseau supported. Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to renew a one year contract with Trapper Bob’s Animal Control Services for mole removal in the Riga Township Cemetery in the amount of $325.00 for year service, and $40.00 per mole, Dusseau supported. Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve the paying of the bills, Dusseau supported. Motion carried.

Dusseau motioned to adjourn the meeting at 9:32 p.m., Goetz supported. Motion carried.

Respectfully Submitted, Katy Gust, Clerk (395)

PUBLIC NOTICE

BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP

Public Accuracy testing of voting machines for the May 5, 2015 Election has been scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2015, 10:00 a.m., at Blissfield Township Fire Hall, 299 E. Adrian Street, Blissfield, MI.

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 in the manner prescribed by law.

Nancy Cranor, Blissfield Township Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP

Is now accepting bids to replace its current rubber roof on the Township Hall and Fire Dept. along with new gutters. Please contact Ron Cousino, Township Supervisor, at 517-447-3295 to meet and get specifications. Mail bids back to Deerfield Twp., 468 Carey St., Deerfield, MI 49238, no later than May 7, 2015

Ron Cousino, Deerfield Township Supervisor

PUBLIC NOTICE

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP 

Notice is hereby given that the Public Accuracy Test for the May 5th, 2015 Special Election has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Deerfield Township Hall located at 468 Carey Street, Deerfield, Michigan.

The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that the computer program used to tabulate the votes cast at the election meets requirements of the law.

Shirley Soldwish, Deerfield Township Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE

OGDEN TOWNSHIP 

Notice is hereby given that the Public Accuracy Test for the May 5th, 2015 Special Election has been scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ogden Township Municipal Building.

The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the programs and the computer being used to tabulate the results of the election, counts the votes in the manner prescribed by the law.

Alice Clark, Ogden Township Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP

Notice is hereby given that the Public Accuracy Test for the May 5, 2015 Special Election has been scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 6:45 pm at the Palmyra Township Community Room located at 4276 Main St., Palmyra, 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 law. Angela Koester, Palmyra Township Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE

RIGA TOWNSHIP PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST

When: April 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: Riga Township Municipal Building Board Room

Why: The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that the computer program used to tabulate the votes cast at the election meets the requirements of law for the May 5, 2015 Election.

Katy Gust, Riga Township Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE

GRASS AND NOXIOUS WEEDS PUBLIC NOTICE 

To the owners, possessors or occupiers of property in the Village of Blissfield, the Blissfield Weed Control Ordinance provides that it shall be the duty of the occupant of every premises and the owner of every unoccupied premises, within the Village, to cut and remove or destroy by lawful means any growth of noxious weeds, or any growth of grass or other rank vegetation which attains a height greater than twelve (12) inches on the average; or any accumulation of dead weeds, grass or brush. It is the duty of the occupant of every premises and the owner of unoccupied premises within the Village, to cut and remove or destroy all such noxious weeds and grass, at least once in every three (3) weeks, and more frequently if necessary to comply with the provisions of the ordinance. The Village is authorized to cut and remove or destroy such weeds and grass and the owner of the premises shall be compelled to pay the expense thereof.

4/15/15

ESTATE SALE

ESTATE SALE – Household and kitchen items, pictures, records, short wave radio, linens (twin), rockers, books, tins, wicker baskets, bowling balls, crocks, canning jars, ladies clothes (L-XL), promotional items, s & p’s, kerosene lamps and more. 7414 New US 223, Ottawa Lake, MI. April 16, 17 & 18, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 4/15

FOR RENT

SPACIOUS TWO Bedroom Apt. In a dedicated quiet building located in the village limits. First and second floor apartments available, central air, balconies available, no smoking/no pets, in house laundry, newly painted, paved maintained off street parking. Stove and refrigerator included. $500.00 per month with water. Contact Ron at 438-6730. 1/12tfn

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460 8/27tfn

FOR SALE

BLISSFIELD BRICK RANCH HOME! 3 Bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, kitchen with lots of cabinets and built in range and oven, large dining/living room with fireplace, hardwood floors, full basement, attached garage, super sized lot with many trees overlooks farm field. Price to sell quick at $139,000 Germaine or Jim Binns 517-605-0460 or 0461

TROY BUILT 42-INCH lawn tractor. $400. 340 Mt. Vernon Dr., Blissfield. 4/15

2002 HARLEY DAVIDSON Heritage 20k miles. Black. Lots of chrome. Call 517-486-3991 or 517-605-7389. 3/15tfn

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO buy a new Classic OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE from Central Boiler. Call today for more information and special pricing! Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 4/22

HELP WANTED

TRUCK DRIVERS-OTR/CLASS A CDL Ashley Distribution Services in Luckey, OH seeks: • TRUCKLOAD DRIVERS (No Touch) Earning potential avg. $68,000 year • Home Weekly • Paid Vacation • Full Benefit Package • Paid Holidays Class A CDL & at least 1 year current OTR exp. Clean MVR/PSP Reports. Call 1-800-837-2241 or www.ashleydistributionservices.com to apply under jobs.

LITTLE TEDDIES child care, Petersburg. Now hiring assistant caregivers 30-40 hours per week. Call Jennifer at 734-279-1650. 4/15

CARING DRIVERS WANTED Transport people to pre-scheduled medical appointments in the Lenawee and surrounding counties. Must have reliable 4 door vehicle, and access to email or fax. Great way to supplement your Social Security, pension or disability income. 1-989-738-8671. 4/15

HOLLAND Full time Drivers wanted! Holland’s Toledo Terminal is hiring in Bowling Green, OH. Drivers w/ 1 year or 50k miles exp, w/ tanker & hazmat Apply online or at the terminal from 7am to 7pm 20820 Midstar Dr, Bowling Green OH 43402 Find your direction at Holland! Apply today at www.hollandregional.com/careers EEO/AAE Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. 4/15

LABORER to install field tile. Need a high school education or GED, good driving record & drug free. 419-466-0747. 4/15

GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn

SERVICES

Dave Becker Plastering. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

A. FREER CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, decks. 517-605-7866. 4/2tfn

Affordable Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

PUBLIC NOTICE

Palmyra Township Board

April 2, 2015

Regular Meeting

-Synopsis-

Present: James Isley, Angela Koester, Dale Terry, Steve Papenhagen and Perry Pooley

Absent: None

Minutes Reviewed: March 12th Regular Meeting, the March 16th Special Meeting and the March 19th Special Meeting minutes were approved.

Public Comment: Time was allotted for public comment.

Reports: All reports received were approved as presented.

Communications: Items discussed: Land Splits: R. Schaedler PA0-130-1800-00, Board of Review turnout.

Unfinished Business: Items discussed: Zoning Administrator/Building Inspector appointment, 2015-2016 Budget, Cemetery Ordinance, Sexton Position, Groundskeeper Position, Zoning Ordinance review.

New Business: Items discussed: PTFD Resignations, 2015 Road Projects, Cemetery signage, Memorial Day Parade, ordering of flags, clean-up day, 2014-2015 Audit, 40th Annual Planning Commission Meeting, Brush 4 Truck Tires.

Bill Payment: All bills were paid as presented for the Township and PTFD.

Complete Minutes of these or any other Palmyra Township meeting may be obtained from Clerk Angie Koester, P.O. Box 97, Palmyra, MI 49268.

Approved minutes can be viewed on our website at www.palmyratownship.net. Next regular meeting: May 14, 2015.

Respectfully Submitted, Angie Koester, Clerk (177)

PUBLIC NOTICE

Palmyra Township

-Cemetery Ordinance-

An ordinance to protect the public health, safety, and general welfare by establishing regulations pertaining to the operation, control, and management of cemeteries owned by the Township of Palmyra, Lenawee County, Michigan; to provide penalties for the violation of said ordinance; and to repeal all ordinances or parts thereof in conflict therewith.

Section 1: Title

This ordinance shall be known and cited as the Palmyra Township Cemetery Ordinance.

Section 2: General Regulations

a) All Palmyra Township Cemeteries are intended for human interments only.

b) Cemetery visitation shall be between sunrise and sunset.

c) Open intoxicants and narcotics are not allowed on the premises.

Section 3: Definition of Cemetery Lots and Burial Spaces

a) A cemetery lot shall consist of one (1) or more burial spaces.

b) A burial space shall consist of a land area five (5) feet wide by ten (10) feet long.

Section 4: Sale of Lots or Burial Spaces

a) All such sales shall be made in a manner and on an application approved by the Palmyra Township Board, which grants right of burial only and does not convey any other title or deed to the lot or space sold.

b) Burial rights may be transferred or sold to eligible heirs or next of kin upon a re-assignment form issued and approved by the Palmyra Township Cemetery Administrator. A new burial permit will then be issued to the assignee, and records updated.

Section 5: Purchase Price and Fees

a) The purchase price of each burial space and any fees shall be determined by the Palmyra Township Board.

b) All charges shall be paid to Palmyra Township.

c) The Palmyra Township Board may periodically amend burial space costs and fees to accommodate the needs of maintenance, acquisition, and reserve funds.

Section 6: Grave Opening and Charges

a) No burial space shall be opened and/or closed except under the direction and control of the cemetery sexton. This provision shall not apply to proceedings for removal and reinterment of remains which are under the supervision of the local health department as a result of a court order.

b) The opening and/or closing of any burial space prior to or following a burial therein, and including the interment of ashes, shall be at a cost determined by the Palmyra Township Board.

Section 7: Markers or Memorials

a) All markers/memorials must be of stone or other equally durable materials.

b) Benches are allowed as a marker/memorial if constructed of stone or other equally durable materials and placed on an approved foundation.

c) All markers/memorials must be located upon an approved foundation to maintain the same in an erect position.

d) The foundation upon which a marker/memorial is to be placed shall be of concrete and installed by the cemetery Sexton or by a qualified contractor designated by the Palmyra Township Board. All cost is to be paid by the owner of the burial right.

e) All foundations shall be at least four (4) inches wider on all sides than the base of the marker resting upon it, and shall not exceed the total width of the burial space or spaces it designates. The foundation must be a minimum of thirty-six (36) inches deep or deeper depending on the size of the marker. It shall be of nearly equal dimension from top to bottom, and no more than one (1) inch above grade.

Section 8: Interment Regulations

a) A minimum of thirty-six (36) hours notice shall be given in advance of any time of any funeral to allow for the opening of the burial space. If frost is present in the ground, at least seventy-two (72) hours is required.

b) The burial permit shall be presented to the cemetery Sexton prior to interment, along with appropriate identification of the person to be interred in the burial space. The cemetery Sexton and/or the Palmyra Township Cemetery Administrator shall determine from records if the person has the legal right to be buried in the space selected before interment is commenced.

c) Interments shall be in compliance with all regulations of the State of Michigan.

d) A burial space may be utilized in any of the following means: • One adult vault • One adult vault plus one cremains • One infant vault plus three cremains • Two infant vaults • Two infant vaults plus one cremains • Six cremains

e) All vaults and/or urns must have a minimum of 24 inches of soil coverage.

Section 9: Grounds Maintenance

a) No grading, leveling, or excavating upon a burial space shall be allowed by the general public without the permission of the Palmyra Township Board.

b) No planting of any kind including but not limited to shrubs, trees, evergreens, bushes, bulbs, and flowers is allowed on or around a burial space.

c) No decorations of any kind shall be placed or extend beyond the outer edge of the marker/memorial foundation.

d) Decorations of any kind may be placed on the marker/memorial, the marker/memorial base or the marker/memorial foundation providing said decoration is attached to the marker/memorial, the marker/memorial base or the marker/memorial foundation and does not extend beyond the outer edge of the marker/memorial foundation. Decorations that become unattached from the marker/memorial, the marker/memorial base or the marker/memorial foundation shall be discarded by the grounds keeper.

e) The use of wire, tape, rope or other detracting methods of attachment to marker/memorials will not be allowed.

f) Flags/flag holders may be placed within three (3) inches of the north or south end of the marker/memorial foundation.

g) Grave blankets and wreaths with stands shall be permitted during the winter months following the fall cleanup.

h) Cemetery cleanup periods shall be April 1st to the 15th, and October 1st to the 15th. All items individuals wish to keep must be removed during these cleanup periods. Should weather conditions require these cleanup dates to be changed, the Palmyra Township Board shall designate, publish, and post such modified cleanup periods.

i) The groundskeeper shall remove any decorations which violate the above rules.

Section 10: Records

a) The Palmyra Township Cemetery Administrator shall maintain records concerning all burials, issuance of burial permits, lot sales or transfers, and cemetery funds separate and apart from any other records of the township, and the same shall be open to public inspection at all reasonable business hours.

Section 11: Corrections

The Palmyra Township Clerk shall have the right to correct any errors that may be made, either in making interments, disinterments or removals, or in the description, transfer, or conveyance of any interment property, either by canceling such conveyance and substituting and conveying in lieu thereof other interment property of equal value and similar location as near as possible, or as may be selected by the Palmyra Township Cemetery Administrator, or by refunding the amount of money paid.

Section 12: Penalties

Any person, firm, or corporation who violates any of the provisions of the within ordinance shall be guilty of a civil infraction and shall be subject to a fine of up to $100 plus the cost of prosecution per infraction. Each day that a violation continues to exist shall constitute a separate offense. Any civil prosecutions hereunder shall not prevent other proceedings for abatement and termination of the activity complained of.

Section 13: Severability

The provisions of the within ordinance are hereby declared to be severable and should any provision, section or part thereof be declared invalid or unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall only affect the particular provision, section or part thereof involved in such decision and shall not affect or invalidate the remainder of such ordinance which shall continue in full force and effect.

Section 14: Effective Date

This ordinance shall take effect 30 days after publication as prescribed by the State of Michigan statute. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Section 15: Amendments

This ordinance may be amended as necessary by the Palmyra Township Board.

Angie Koester, Clerk (1330)

4/8/15

ESTATE SALE

ESTATE SALE – Household  and kitchen items, pictures, records, short wave radio, linens (twin), rockers, books, tins, wicker baskets, bowling balls, crocks, canning jars, ladies clothes (L-XL), promotional items, s & p’s, kerosene lamps and more. 7414 New US 223, Ottawa Lake, MI. April 16, 17 & 18, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 4/15

FOR RENT

3 BEDROOM HOUSE includes stove, refrigerator, washer & dryer. $750 month. Call Art 517-486-2221. 4/1tfn

2 BEDROOM HOUSE includes: stove, refrigerator, washer & dryer. $750/month, including utilities. Call Art at 517-486-2221. 2/25tfn

SPACIOUS TWO Bedroom Apt. In a dedicated quiet building located in the village limits. First and second floor apartments available, central air, balconies available, no smoking/no pets, in house laundry, newly painted, paved maintained off street parking. Stove and refrigerator included. $500.00 per month with water. Contact Ron at 438-6730. 1/12tfn

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460 8/27tfn

FOR SALE

NEW LISTING! 4 UNIT APARTMENT BUILDING! Just outside of Blissfield, two 4 bedroom units and two 3 bedroom units all with covered parking and storage areas. GREAT LOCATION $116,000 Call Jim Binns 517-605-0461

TROY BUILT 42-INCH lawn tractor. $400. 340 Mt. Vernon Dr., Blissfield. 4/15

2002 HARLEY DAVIDSON Heritage 20k miles. Black. Lots of chrome. Call 517-486-3991 or 517-605-7389. 3/15tfn

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO buy a new Classic OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE from Central Boiler. Call today for more information and special pricing! Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 4/22

GARAGE SALE

GARAGE SALE – 306 Pearl, Blissfield. Fri. & Sat, April 10-11, 9-5. Everything must go. Household, tools, antiques. 4/8

HELP WANTED

LITTLE TEDDIES child care, Petersburg. Now hiring assistant caregivers 30-40 hours per week. Call Jennifer at 734-279-1650. 4/15

CARING DRIVERS WANTED Transport people to pre-scheduled medical appointments in the Lenawee and surrounding counties. Must have reliable 4 door vehicle, and access to email or fax. Great way to supplement your Social Security, pension or disability income. 1-989-738-8671. 4/15

Full time Drivers wanted! Holland’s Toledo Terminal is hiring in Bowling Green, OH. Drvs w/ 1 year or 50k miles exp, w/ tanker & hazmat Apply online or at the terminal from 7am to 7pm 20820 Midstar Dr, Bowling Green OH 43402 Find your direction at Holland! Apply today at www.hollandregional.com/careers EEO/AAE Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. 4/15

TRUCK DRIVERS-OTR/CLASS A CDL Ashley Distribution Services in Luckey, OH seeks: • TRUCKLOAD DRIVERS (No Touch) Earning potential avg. $68,000 year • Home Weekly • Paid Vacation • Full Benefit Package • Paid Holidays Class A CDL & at least 1 year current OTR exp. Clean MVR/PSP Reports. Call 1-800-837-2241 or www.ashleydistributionservices.com to apply under jobs.

LABORER to install field tile. Need a high school education or GED, good driving record & drug free. 419-466-0747. 4/15

IMMEDIATE JOB OPENINGS in Dundee area for industrial positions. Job Fair: April 9, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Call 248-682-6500. 4/8

GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn 2/25

SERVICES

GRASS CUTTERS, LLC. Call us for all your lawn care needs. 734-279-1277. 4/8

Dave Becker Plastering. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

A. FREER CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, decks. 517-605-7866. 4/2tfn

Affordable Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

PUBLIC NOTICE

BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING MARCH 26, 2015

Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Supervisor, Navarro.

Members present: Baldwin, Gilson-Pitts, Cranor. Ruhl in at 7:10.

MOTION Navarro second Baldwin to amend Agenda to add hire Assessor under new business.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Baldwin to approve minutes of February 10th meeting.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Baldwin to approve minutes of March 10th.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Cranor to accept Treasurer’s Report of February 28th.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Gilson-Pitts to approve payment of bills: Fire Fund-$29,017.66; General Fund-$9,911.06.

MOTION CARRIED Helmets and brush truck for Fire Department tabled until April meeting.

MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Baldwin to purchase one portable radio not to exceed $375. Fire Fighter’s Association will purchase a second radio.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Navarro second Cranor to adopt Robert’s Rules of Order to run the Township board meetings.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Baldwin to limit public comment at three minutes per person during Township meetings.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Baldwin to accept Robert Knoblauch’s resignation as Township Assessor after 12 years of service

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Gilson-Pitts second Cranor to accept Trustee Kris Ruhl’s resignation effective today.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Baldwin second Cranor to approve Renius & Renius, Property Assessment Services, as the new Township Assessor beginning April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2017.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Baldwin second Gilson-Pitts to utilize PayChex for Township direct deposit program of payroll.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Baldwin second Gilson-Pitts to approve pay increase to Precast Concrete for $50 a full burial and $25 for cremations effective March 26, 2015.

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Cranor second Gilson-Pitts to adjourn at 7:34 p.m.

MOTION CARRIED

Respectfully submitted, Nancy Cranor, Clerk Adolio Q. Navarro Jr., Supervisor (288)

PUBLIC NOTICE

BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP SPECIAL BOARD MEETING MARCH 31, 2015

Meeting called to order by Supervisor, Navarro at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Cranor, Gilson-Pitts, Baldwin.

MOTION Navarro second Baldwin to approve by Resolution to approve the 2015-2016 Annual Budget as presented

Ayes: Cranor, Baldwin, Gilson-Pitts, Navarro

No: None

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Navarro second Baldwin to accept the 2015-2016 Amendments as presented.

Ayes: Baldwin, Gilson-Pitts, Navarro, Cranor

No: None

MOTION CARRIED

MOTION Baldwin second Navarro to adjourn at 7:24 p.m.

MOTION CARRIED

Respectfully submitted, Nancy Cranor, Clerk Adolio Q. Navarro, Jr., Supervisor (89)

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD

Request for Quotes The Village of Blissfield is now accepting sealed quotes for the purchase of up to 12 new laptop computers. Specifications may be obtained from James Wonacott, Village Administrator, at (517) 486-4347 or administrator@blissfieldmichigan.gov. Sealed quotes shall be submitted to Mr. Wonacott, Blissfield Village Office, 130 S. Lane St., PO Box 129, Blissfield, MI 49228, no later than 3:30pm, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Village reserves the right to waive any irregularities in any quote, and well as to reject any or all quotes. James A. Wonacott Village Administrator

4/1/15

ESTATE SALE

ESTATE SALE – (Leader) 521 Depot St., Blissfield, MI 49228. April 2, 3 &4 / 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. John Deere mower, refrigerators, freezers, recliners, adjustable bed, piano, glassware, jewelry, tools, old toys, trunk, vintage hats, clothes, pool table, 2 washers, dryer, 1950’s stove & much more. View full details at EstateSales.NET:49228. 4/1 3

FOR RENT

BEDROOM HOUSE includes stove, refrigerator, washer & dryer. $750 month. Call Art 517-486-2221. 4/1tfn

2 BEDROOM HOUSE includes: stove, refrigerator, washer & dryer. $750/month, including utilities. Call Art at 517-486-2221. 2/25tfn

SPACIOUS TWO Bedroom Apt. In a dedicated quiet building located in the village limits. First and second floor apartments available, central air, balconies available, no smoking/no pets, in house laundry, newly painted, paved maintained off street parking. Stove and refrigerator included. $500.00 per month with water. Contact Ron at 438-6730. 1/12tfn

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460 8/27tfn

FOR SALE

NEW LISTING! Very sought-after lot in the village of Blissfield. Lot is just under 1/2 acre and comes with a vinyl sided shed. Great Location. $18,500. Call Jim Binns 517-605-0461

2002 HARLEY DAVIDSON Heratage 20k miles. Black. Lots of chrome. Call 517-486-3991 or 517-605-7389. 3/15tfn

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

CENTRAL BOILER OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE. Safe, Clean, Efficient, WOOD HEAT. 25 year warranty available. Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 4/1

HELP WANTED

IMMEDIATE JOB OPENINGS in Dundee area for industrial positions. Job Fair: April 9, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Call 248-682-6500. 4/8

RHINO CONSTRUCTION is hiring experienced carpenters and subcontractors for steel buildings, windows, roofing and siding. 517-592-8918. www.rhino-constructioninc.net, ask for Steve. 4/1

Agency hiring full time P&C agent/CSR. Please send resume to Box A in Care of: The Advance, 121 Newspaper St., Blissfield, MI 49228. 2/18tfn

GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn 2/25

TRUCK DRIVERS-OTR/CLASS A CDL Ashley Distribution Services in Luckey, OH seeks: • TRUCKLOAD DRIVERS (No Touch) Earning potential avg. $68,000 year • Home Weekly • Paid Vacation • Full Benefit Package • Paid Holidays Class A CDL & at least 1 year current OTR exp. Clean MVR/PSP Reports. Call 1-800-837-2241 or www.ashleydistributionservices.com to apply under jobs.

SERVICES

GRASS CUTTERS, LLC. Call us for all your lawn care needs. 734-279-1277. 4/8

Dave Becker Plastering. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

A. FREER CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, decks. 517-605-7866. 4/2tfn

Affordable Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

PUBLIC NOTICE

Village of Blissfield RESOLUTION

A regular meeting of the Village Council of the Village of Blissfield, Michigan was held in the Council Room in said Village on the 23rd day of March, 2015. A. Ray Jones, President, presided.

TRUSTEES PRESENT: Michael Gunter, Randy Kelley, Bob Valdez, and Arthur Weeber.

TRUSTEES ABSENT: George Brown and Mark Burgermeister. The following resolution was introduced by Trustee Valdez and seconded by Trustee Weeber.

WHEREAS, it is necessary to fill one (1) vacancy on the Blissfield DDA/Main Street Board.

BE IT RESOLVED that Kayla Singleton be and hereby is appointed to fill the vacancy on the Blissfield DDA/Main Street Board to a term expiring June 30, 2018. The above Resolution was voted upon by the Council and declared adopted, the Council voting as follows: YES: Michael Gunter, Randy Kelley, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber and A. Ray Jones. NO: None.

A. Ray Jones, President Laura Neuman, Clerk (151)

PUBLIC NOTICE

Village of Blissfield Official Council Proceedings

A regular council meeting was called to order by the President, A. Ray Jones, on March 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Trustees Present: President A. Ray Jones, Michael Gunter, Randy Kelley, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber. Trustees Absent: George Brown, Mark Burgermeister.

A motion by Trustee Kelley and seconded by Trustee Weeber and unanimously approved by the council to approve the minutes of the March 9, 2015 meeting, as presented.

A resolution by Trustee Valdez and seconded by Trustee Weeber and unanimously approved by the council to appoint Kayla Singleton to the Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Board, for a term ending June 30, 2018.

A resolution by Trustee Kelley and seconded by Trustee Weeber and unanimously approved by the council that the Village of Blissfield supports the nomination for designation of the Blissfield Downtown Historic District to the National Register of Historic Places through the National Park Service.

A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Valdez and unanimously approved by the council to adopt as presented, the updated Capital Improvements Plan, drafted December 19, 2014, and approved by the Planning Commission on February 2, 2015.

A resolution by Trustee Weeber and seconded by Trustee Gunter and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the Village President and Village Clerk to sign a three (3) year brush burning site lease with Bruce D. Goetz, effective May 1, 2015, for the sum of $1,500.00 per year.

A resolution by Trustee Weeber and seconded by Trustee Gunter and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the purchase of one (1) 2016 Ford Interceptor Utility Vehicle (Explorer) police vehicle through the State Purchasing Program (from Gorno Ford in Woodhaven), including emergency equipment materials and installation, for their cost of $41,930.00.

A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Weeber and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the purchase of one (1) Setina Cargo Box, for the 2016 Ford Interceptor Utility Vehicle police vehicle, from Fleet Safety Equipment, Inc., for their cost of $1,359.90.

A resolution by Trustee Weeber and seconded by Trustee Kelley and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the purchase of one (1) Stalker DSR 2X Radar unit, from Applied Concepts, Inc. Stalker Radar/Lidar, for their cost of $2,665.00.

A resolution by Trustee Valdez and seconded by Trustee Kelley and unanimously approved by the council to proclaim the week of April 12-18, 2015 as National Volunteer Week in Blissfield, and urge fellow citizens to volunteer in the community.

A motion by Trustee Kelley and seconded by Trustee Valdez and unanimously approved by the council to adjourn the meeting at 8:00 p.m.

Laura Neuman, Clerk A. Ray Jones, President (446)

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD PUBLIC NOTICE

The Blissfield Village Office will begin accepting reservations for use of the shelter houses at Ellis Park and Clara Bachmayer Memorial Park according to the following schedule: Beginning April 15 – reservations from Village residents for a non-refundable fee of $15.00 per shelter house. Beginning May 1 – reservations from Non-Village residents for a non-refundable fee of $20.00 for small shelters, and a non-refundable fee of $30.00 for large shelters. Reservations for shelters may be made by phone at 486-4347 or in person at 130 S. Lane St. starting at 9:00 a.m.

PUBLIC NOTICE

SPRING LEAVES COLLECTION

The Village of Blissfield will be conducting a spring leaves collection beginning Monday, April 13. Village residents who wish to have their leaves picked up must have them placed in the right-of-way, parallel to the road, no later than Sunday, April 12. Leaves are not to be placed in the streets or gutters, nor around poles, guy wires, signs, or fire hydrants. Piles of leaves containing brush, sod, garden materials, rubbish or demolition materials, will not be picked up. Anyone who has questions about this pickup should call the Village Office at 486-4347.

3/25/15

FOR RENT

2 BEDROOM HOUSE includes: stove, refrigerator, washer & dryer. $750/month, including utilities. Call Art at 517-486-2221. 2/25tfn

SPACIOUS TWO Bedroom Apt. In a dedicated quiet building located in the village limits. First and second floor apartments available, central air, balconies available, no smoking/no pets, in house laundry, newly painted, paved maintained off street parking. Stove and refrigerator included. $500.00 per month with water. Contact Ron at 438-6730. 1/12tfn

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460 8/27tfn 2002

FOR SALE

PRICED TO SELL! Only $35,000 for this Blissfield home on large lot with many trees! House needs a complete renovation, make it your summer project! 3 bedrooms, an enclosed porch, basement, and a 2 car garage! Call to schedule an appointment! Germaine Binns 517-605-0460. Binns Realty, Inc. 101 E. Adrian St. Blissfield, MI. 49228

HARLEY DAVIDSON Heratage 20k miles. Black. Lots of chrome. Call 517-486-3991 or 517-605-7389. 3/15tfn

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

CENTRAL BOILER OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE. Safe, Clean, Efficient, WOOD HEAT. 25 year warranty available. Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 4/1

HELP WANTED

RHINO CONSTRUCTION is hiring experienced carpenters and subcontractors for steel buildings, windows, roofing and siding. 517-592-8918. www.rhino-constructioninc.net, ask for Steve. 4/1

AGENCY HIRING FULL TIME P&C AGENT/CSR. Please send resume to Box A in Care of: The Advance, 121 Newspaper St., Blissfield, MI 49228. 2/18tfn

GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn 2/25

SERVICES

BARN REPAIR, foundations, roofs, painting. Schmidt Construction. 419-467-7620. 5/27

HAULING & TREE SERVICE, sand, gravel, mulch. Schmidt Construction. 419-467-7620. 5/27

GRASS CUTTERS, LLC. Call us for all your lawn care needs. 734-279-1277. 4/8

DAVE BECKER PLATERING New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

A. FREER CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, decks. 517-605-7866. 4/2tfn Affordable Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn 2/25

PUBLIC NOTICE

BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING

MARCH 10, 2015

Meeting called to order by Supervisor, Navarro at 7:00 p.m.

Members present: Cranor. Absent: Gilson-Pitts, Baldwin, Ruhl Meeting was adjourned by Navarro at 7:10 p.m. for lack of a quorum.

Respectfully Submitted, Nancy Cranor, Clerk Adolio Q. Navarro, Jr., Supervisor (47)

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD OFFICIAL COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

A regular council meeting was called to order by the President, A. Ray Jones, on March 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Trustees Present: President A. Ray Jones, George Brown, Mark Burgermeister, Michael Gunter, Randy Kelley, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber.

Trustees Absent: None.

A motion by Trustee Burgermeister and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to approve the minutes of the February 23, 2015 meeting, as presented.

A resolution by Trustee Weeber and seconded by Trustee Kelley and unanimously approved by the council to approve a contract with BioTech Agronomics, Inc. for the wastewater treatment plant’s biosolids transportation, per the February 10, 2015 Request for Quotes and BioTech Agronomic’s March 4, 2015 quote, including their quoted price of $0.0374 per gallon hauled.

A resolution by Trustee Valdez and seconded by Trustee Burgermeister and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the purchase of a Millipore Model XX631K000 dry bath incubator, from NCL Labs for their quoted price of $1,885.00.

A resolution by Trustee Weeber and seconded by Trustee Burgermeister that the Village of Blissfield supports State Proposal 1 for Safer Roads on the May 5, 2015 ballot to provide the funding needed to finally fix our roads for the long term; and that the Village of Blissfield knows the 1-percent increase in the sales tax will benefit local communities and help ensure drivers’ safety on the roads; and that the Village of Blissfield formally supports Safe Roads Yes! because if it passes, every penny we pay at the pump in state gas taxes is guaranteed in the constitution to go to transportation.

Voting Yes: Jones, Weeber.

Voting No: Brown, Burgermeister, Gunter, Kelley, Valdez.

The resolution was not approved.

A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Kelley and unanimously approved by the council to authorize payment of the following bills and electronic transactions: General Fund $21,213.53 Major Street Fund $133.22 Local Street Fund $60.72 Municipal Street Fund $2,386.36 Utility Fund $455,492.34 Motor Vehicle Fund $13,327.91 Payroll Fund $119,671.85 Downtown Development Authority $5,572.37 Building Inspection Fund $792.23 Recreation Fund $238.51 Library Fund $3,509.43 Garbage Fund $21,429.40 Capital Projects Fund $69,432.94 DDA Debt Fund $67,307.50 Franklin Street Debt Fund $147,785.00

A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Kelley and unanimously approved by the council to adjourn the meeting at 7:54 p.m.

Laura Neuman, Clerk A. Ray Jones, President (410)

PUBLIC NOTICE

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP BOARD REGULAR MEETING

March 12th -Synopsis-

Present: James Isley, Angela Koester, Dale Terry, Steve Papenhagen and Perry Pooley

Absent: None

Minutes Reviewed: February 12th Regular Meeting and February 26th Special Meeting minutes were approved.

Public Comment: Time was allotted for public input. Reports: All reports received were approved as submitted.

Communications: Items discussed: Property tax collection and annual meeting of the electors.

Unfinished Business: Items discussed: Board of Review appointments, Zoning Administrator/Building Inspector appointment, Palmyra Township Cemetery Ordinance review, Zoning Ordinance review and Groundskeeper and Sexton hiring details

New Business: Items discussed: PTFD employment applications and resignation, Palmyra Township insurance renewal, April Regular meeting date changed to April 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm, accounting measures and PTFD EMT continued education training.

Bill Payment: All bills were paid as presented.

Respectfully submitted, Angela Koester, Clerk (136)

PUBLIC NOTICE

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP BOARD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ELECTORS.

March 16th – Synopsis-

Present: James Isley, Angela Koester, Dale Terry, Perry Pooley, Steve Papenhagen and Chris Whited Public Comment: Time was allotted for public comment. New Business: Items discussed: 2015-2016 Budget overview, Elected officials salaries, Township roads, PT Fire Dept and Planning Commission annual report. Respectfully submitted, Angela Koester, Clerk (58)

PUBLIC NOTICE

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP BOARD SPECIAL MEETING

March 16th -Synopsis-

Present: James Isley, Angela Koester, Dale Terry, Steve Papenhagen and Perry Pooley

Absent: None

Public Comment: Time was allotted for public input.

Unfinished Business: Items discussed: Cemeteries and cemetery policy. Complete Minutes of these or any other Palmyra Township meeting may be obtained from Clerk Angela Koester, P.O. Box 97, Palmyra, MI 49268. Approved minutes can be view on our website at www.palmyratownship.net. Next regular meeting: April 2, 2015.

Respectfully submitted, Angela Koester, Clerk (82)

PUBLIC NOTICE

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

March 19, 2015

Meeting called to order at 7:12 pm by Supervisor James Isley at the Palmyra Community Room.

Members present: James Isley, Dale Terry and Angela Koester

Members absent: Steve Papenhagen and Perry Pooley

Audience in attendance: Brad Heinenman Motion Koester, support Terry to approve agenda as presented.

Motion carried

Public Comment: Time was allotted with no public comment made

Communications: None

New Business: Accounting Procedure: Motion Isley, support Terry to close the Cemetery Checking account and transfer those funds into the General Checking account. Treasurer Terry shall complete this transfer. Motion carried

Motion Koester, support Terry to adjourn at 8:15 pm. Motion carried

(110)

PUBLIC NOTICE

BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP

A Budget Hearing will be held March 31, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at the Blissfield Township Hall, 120 S. Lane Street, Blissfield, MI

“The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing.”

Nancy Cranor, Blissfield Township Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE

BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP CEMETERY

CLEAN UP All decorations must be removed by April 1, 2015. Icluded are ground decorations and all holiday decorations on the monuments. Decorations may be placed again starting April 15, 2015 Nancy Cranor, Blissfield Township Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE

OGDEN TOWNSHIP CEMETERY

NOTICE OF SPRING CLEAN UP All winter decorations must be removed by April 1st. Items not removed will be discarded by the groundskeeper. Alice Clark, Ogden Township Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE

RIGA TOWNSHIP CEMETERY

NOTICE OF SPRING CLEANUP All winter decorations must be removed by April 1st. Items not removed will be discarded by the groundskeeper. Katy Gust, Clerk

3/18/15

FOR SALE

2 BEDROOM UPPER APT. Includes utilities, stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer. $600/month. Call Art at 517-486-2221. 1/21tfn

2 BEDROOM HOUSE includes: stove, refrigerator, washer & dryer. $750/month, including utilities. Call Art at 517-486-2221. 2/25tfn

SPACIOUS TWO Bedroom Apt. In a dedicated quiet building located in the village limits. First and second floor apartments available, central air, balconies available, no smoking/no pets, in house laundry, newly painted, paved maintained off street parking. Stove and refrigerator included. $500.00 per month with water. Contact Ron at 438-6730. 1/12tfn

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460 8/27tfn

FOR RENT

2002 HARLEY DAVIDSON Heratage 20k miles. Black. Lots of chrome. Call 517-486-3991 or 517-605-7389. 3/15tfn

1964 INTERNATIONAL Scout – Sealed bid by April 6, with bid sheet. Please visit fairfieldtownship.net or call 517-436-6400 for more information. 3/18

SINGLE WIDE MOBILE Home For Sale – Lot 154 Coach Light Estates. 2 Bed, 1 bath. All appliances included. New paint & new carpet throughout. $6,000.00. Call or text Patrice at 517-902-6270 3/18

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

CENTRAL BOILER OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE. Safe, Clean, Efficient, WOOD HEAT. 25 year warranty available. Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 4/1

HELP WANTED

Agency hiring full time P&C agent/CSR. Please send resume to Box A in Care of: The Advance, 121 Newspaper St., Blissfield, MI 49228. 2/18tfn GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn 2/25

Help Wanted Lifeguards Village of Blissfield, MI. 2015 season. Lifeguards responsible for lifeguard and pool/bathhouse maintenance duties at 150,000 gallon municipal outdoor swimming pool. 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.

SERVICES

GRASS CUTTERS, LLC. Call us for all your lawn care needs. 734-279-1277. 4/8

Dave Becker Plastering. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

A. FREER CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, decks. 517-605-7866. 4/2tfn

Affordable Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

PUBLIC NOTICE

Riga Township Public Hearing and Special Meetings

1) The Riga Township Board will be holding a special meeting at 6:00 p.m. on March 17, 2015 at the Riga Township Municipal Building to discuss the fire contract with Ogden Township. They will then move over to Ogden Township Municipal Building to hold a special meeting with the Ogden Township Board to discuss the fire contract at 7:00 p.m.

2) The Riga Township Board will hold a public hearing in regards to all budgets for the 2014/2015 fiscal year at Riga Township Municipal Building on March 24, 2015 prior to settlement day. *The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing. A copy of the budget is available for public inspection at the Riga Township Municipal Building. The board will also hold a special meeting to discuss grounds maintenance and any other topic that needs discussed.

Don’t Forget March 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm the Riga Township Board will be holding their Annual Meeting at the Riga Township Municipal Building. Please contact clerk Katy Gust at 734-347-4109 with any questions or concerns.

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF DEERFIELD REGULAR MEETING

March 9, 2015 The rescheduled meeting of the Deerfield Village Council was called to order by President Todd Nighswander at 7:00 p.m.

Trustees Present: Karla Bocskay, Kevin Eggleston, Dave Rogers , Connie Sieler, Mike Gilson.

Absent Donna Holubik

Present: Village Superintendent Rodney Conner

Minutes of the Regular meeting and special meeting were read & approved with correction of adding the following motion made at the Feb. 2, 2015 meeting: Motion Holubik to donate $100 to BD After Prom Second Gilson – Yeas Karla Bocskay, Kevin Eggleston, Dave Rogers, Connie Sieler, Mike Gilson Donna Holubik Abstained from voting Nighswander -Carried.

Treasurer’s Report –. Motion Gilson to approve treasurer’s report. Second Sieler – Carried.

Motion Eggleston to add a $20/per quarter/household billed debit retirement service fee to utility billings beginning April 1, 2015. Second Gilson – Carried.

Motion Sieler to adopt 2015/2016 budget. Second Nighswander – Carried. Bldg. Insp. Report – Clerk will obtain additional information from building inspector and action will be taken at April meeting.

Police Report – reviewed Planning Commission – Motion Bocskay to adopt Park Ord. #15 as recommended by planning commission. Second Gilson – Carried.

Old Business: Update: web page should be constructed by April.

New Business: Overtime for Feb. Reviewed. Village is accepting bids to mow properties that are in violation of Village ordinance as needed. Bids need to be dropped off at office or mailed to Box 277 by March 27th.

Motion Gilson to sponsor a hole at the BD Athletic Boosters golf scramble for $50.00 Second Eggleston – Carried.

Motion Bocskay to adopt resolution to grant Todd Nighswander Village President and Denise Wylie Village Clerk authority to do and take all action necessary & appropriate in connection with the annuity contracts maintained by MassMutual. Second Nighswander – Carried.

There will only be a fall clean up this year.

Motion Gilson to adjourn meeting @ 8:15 Second Sieler. Carried. April Meeting will be held on April 14, 2015 @ 7pm

Respectfully Submitted, Denise Wylie, Village Clerk (329)

PUBLIC NOTICE

VILLAGE OF DEERFIELD Ordinance No. 15

Village Park AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE, PROTECTION, REGULATION AND CONTROL OF THE PUBLIC PARK AND PARK FACILITIES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADOPTION OF SUPPLEMENTARY RULES AND REGULATIONS AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO THE USE OF AND CONDUCT ON PARK PROPERTY. THE VILLAGE OF DEERFIELD, LENAWEE COUNTY, MICHIGAN ORDAINS:

Section 1. Public Use and Hours General public may use areas within the public park in the Village of Deerfield on a first come first serve basis. 1.1 No person shall remain upon property after dusk or prior to dawn. 1.2 A key for the restroom is available for a $25.00 refundable deposit.

Section 2. Protection of property Destruction of buildings and park equipment shall be prohibited.

Section 3. Personal Conduct No individual, group or gathering of individuals, shall on Village park property:

3.1 Carry or consume any intoxicating beverage

3.2 Sell, use or have in his possession any illegal substances

3.3 Engage in overnight lodging or sleeping on the grounds in any manner.

3.4 Operate a motor-driven vehicle of any kind or nature upon park property or operate carelessly or negligently in the designated parking area.

3.5 Peddle or Solicit business of any nature

3.6 Fire, discharge or have in his or her possession fireworks or any substance of an explosive nature.

3.7 Discard or deposit refuse of any kind in or upon the property of the park except by placing said refuse in containers provided for such purpose.

3.8 Shall build a fire except within the confines of a grill and the fire shall not be left unattended. All fires shall be extinguished upon leaving the immediate vicinity.

3.9 Bring their dogs or cats on the property unleashed or allow excrements to be left in the park except in trash receptacles.

Section 4. Nuisance Per Se Any violation of this ordinance is deemed to be a nuisance per se.

Section 5. Enforcement and Penalties

5.1 Any person violating any provision of this Ordinance shall be deemed responsible for a civil infraction. Penalties may be imposed as set forth in Ordinance 20, as amended, the Village of Deerfield Municipal Civil Infractions Ordinance.

5.2 In addition to pursuing a municipal civil infraction proceeding pursuant to subsection

5.1 hereof, the Village may also initiate an appropriate action in a court of competent jurisdiction seeking injunctive, declaratory, or other equitable relief to enforce or interpret this Ordinance or any provision of the Ordinance.

5.3 All remedies available to the Village under this Ordinance and Michigan law shall be deemed to be cumulative and not exclusive.

5.4 Any person, firm or entity that assists with or enables the violation of this Ordinance shall be responsible for aiding and abetting, and shall be considered to have violated the provision of this Ordinance involved for which such aiding and abetting occurred. Furthermore, any attempt to violate this Ordinance shall be deemed a violation of the provision of this Ordinance involved as if the violation had been successful or completed.

Section 6. Effective Date This Ordinance shall take effect on the date of its publication.

The Village Clerk shall publish this Ordinance in the manner prescribed by law.

Yeas: Bocskay, Eggleston, Rogers, Sieler, Gilson, Nighswander

Nays:

Ordinance declared adopted on: March 9, 2015

Todd Nighswander Deerfield Village President Certification of Adoption I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of an Ordinance adopted by the Village of Deerfield at a regular meeting held on the 9th day of March 2015 Denise Wylie, Deerfield Village Clerk I, Denise Wylie, Clerk of the Village of Deerfield, hereby certify that the above Ordinance was published in the Blissfield Advance, a newspaper circulated in the Village of Deerfield on March 18, 2015.

Denise Wylie Deerfield Village Clerk (624)

PUBLIC NOTICE

Riga Township Regular Meeting Motions

March 9, 2015

Goetz motioned to approve the February 9, 2015 regular meeting minutes as corrected, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to increase the 2014/2015 General Fund Municipal Building expenditures to $24,000.00 and decrease the Reserve and Contingency to $15,000.00, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to accept the treasurer’s report as presented, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve all depository funds in any Michigan federally insured depository bank during the 2015/2016 fiscal year, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to set all Riga Township regular board meeting dates for the 2015/2016 fiscal year the second Monday of every month.

Motion carried.

Gust motioned to accept the resignation of Robert Knoblauch as the Riga Township Assessor starting March 31, 2015, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve the purchase of four copies of “Authorities & Responsibilities of Michigan Township Officials, Boards and Commissions” and “Township Guide to Planning and Zoning” for the planning commission officials, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve the repair of the Jipson Road meter at the estimated cost of $3,042.87, replace the meter located by MAC in the amount of $4,449.49, and install an alarm system on both meters, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to pay the Toledo Door and Window bill in the amount of $777.50 for the repair of the buildings overhead door out of the general fund municipal building repairs and maintenance, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to increase traditional burial fees from $400.00 to $425.00, and the cemetery sextons pay for traditional burials from $300.00 to $325.00 effective April 1, 2015, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Goetz motioned to approve the paying of bills, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Gust motioned to adjourn the meeting, Dusseau supported.

Motion carried.

Katy Gust, Riga Clerk

3/11/15

FOR RENT

2 BEDROOM UPPER APT. Includes utilities, stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer. $600/month. Call Art at 517-486-2221. 1/21tfn

2 BEDROOM HOUSE includes: stove, refrigerator, washer & dryer. $750/month, including utilities. Call Art at 517-486-2221. 2/25tfn

SPACIOUS TWO Bedroom Apt. In a dedicated quiet building located in the village limits. First and second floor apartments available, central air, balconies available, no smoking/no pets, in house laundry, newly painted, paved maintained off street parking. Stove and refrigerator included. $500.00 per month with water. Contact Ron at 438-6730. 1/12tfn

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460 8/27tfn

FOR SALE

1964 INTERNATIONAL Scout – Sealed bid by April 6, with bid sheet. Please visit fairfieldtownship.net or call 517-436-6400 for more information. 3/18

SINGLE WIDE MOBILE Home For Sale – Lot 154 Coach Light Estates. 2 Bed, 1 bath. All appliances included. New paint & new carpet throughout. $6,000.00. Call or text Patrice at 517-902-6270. 3/18

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

CENTRAL BOILER E-Classic OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACES. Heat your entire home and hot water. EPZ Qualified. Call today about limited time, money-saving offers! Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 3/11

GARAGE SALE

INDOOR YARD SALE, Saturday, March 14. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lenawee County Fairgrounds. 602 Dean St. Free Admission. Three buildings full. 3/11

HELP WANTED

Agency hiring full time P&C agent/CSR. Please send resume to Box A in Care of: The Advance, 121 Newspaper St., Blissfield, MI 49228. 2/18tfn

GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn

32 positions - Temporary/seasonal work on a diversified produce farm operating 50+ HP tractors and planters, handling both manual and machine tasks associated with commodity production and harvest activities, from 3/16/2015 to 12/31/2015 at The Chef’s Garden, Inc., Erie Co., OH. This job requires a minimum of three months (480 hours) of prior experience working on a diversified produce farm operating 50+ HP tractors and planters. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. No smoking or tobacco use of any kind is permitted. Post-hire employer-paid drug testing required. $11.61/hr or current applicable AEWR. Raise/bonus at employer discretion. Workers are guaranteed ¾ 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 Northwest Michigan Works! Service Center, 1040 S. Winter Street, Suite 1014, Adrian, MI 49221. Provide copy of this ad. OH Job Order #2897868. 3/11 2/25

TRUCK DRIVERS-OTR/CLASS A CDL Ashley Distribution Services in Luckey, OH seeks: •TRUCKLOAD DRIVERS (No Touch) Earning potential avg. $64,000 year •Home Weekly •Paid Vacation •Full Benefit Package Class A CDL & at least 1 year current OTR exp. Clean MVR/PSP Reports. Call 1-800-837-2241 8AM to 4PM CST for info & app or email: jobs@ashleydistributionservices.com or www.ashleydistributionservices.com to apply under jobs.

Help Wanted Village of Blissfield Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Village of Blissfield, MI. Positions will be responsible for various grounds maintenance tasks on Village property during the 2015 spring/summer/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.

Help Wanted Lifeguards Village of Blissfield, MI. 2015 season. Lifeguards responsible for lifeguard and pool/bathhouse maintenance duties at 150,000 gallon municipal outdoor swimming pool. 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.

Grounds Keeper and/or Sexton The Palmyra Township Board is seeking licensed and insured individual(s) to perform the duties of “Grounds Keeper” and/or “Sexton” in Palmyra Township. For a comprehensive description of duties for either position, please contact Supervisor James Isley by email at jisley@earthlink.net or by phone at 517-486-3046. The Palmyra Township Board reserves the right to reject any/all bids.

SERVICES

Dave Becker Plastering. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn

A. FREER CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, decks. 517-605-7866. 4/2tfn

Affordable Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

PUBLIC NOTICE

RIGA TOWNSHIP SETTLEMENT DAY, ANNUAL MEETING AND BUDGET HEARING

The Riga Township Board will hold their settlement day on March 24, 2014 at the Riga Township Municipal Building at 9:00 am. The Riga Township Board will hold their Annual Meeting March 30, 2015 at the Riga Township Municipal Building at 7:00 pm. The Riga Township Board will hold their public hearing on the proposed township budget for fiscal year 2015/2016 at Riga Township Municipal Building on March 30, 2015 following the Annual Meeting.*The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing. A copy of the budget is available for public inspection at the Riga Township Municipal Building.

PUBLIC NOTICE

Village of Blissfield Official Council Proceedings

A regular council meeting was called to order by the President, A. Ray Jones, on February 23, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Trustees Present: President A. Ray Jones, George Brown, Mark Burgermeister, Michael Gunter, Randy Kelley, Bob Valdez, Arthur Weeber. Trustees Absent: None.

A motion by Trustee Burgermeister and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to approve the minutes of the February 9, 2015 meeting, as presented.

A resolution by Trustee Valdez and seconded by Trustee Kelley and unanimously approved by the council to proclaim that Receptionist/Office Assistant/ Zoning Administrator Holly Koester has successfully completed her probation period and is officially a regular, full-time employee of the Village, and that her hourly wage increase to $18.50 (according to the Village’s wage scale), all effective February 7, 2015.

A resolution by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Brown and unanimously approved by the council to authorize the purchase of a Heratherm 6.85CF, 120v incubator, from Jade Scientific for their quoted price of $2,400.00.

A motion by Trustee Kelley and seconded by Trustee Burgermeister and unanimously approved by the council to adjourn into closed session at the conclusion of regular business to discuss pending litigation. President Jones adjourned the meeting into closed session at 7:35 p.m. President Jones reconvened the regular meeting at 7:44 p.m.

A motion by Trustee Gunter and seconded by Trustee Burgermeister and unanimously approved by the council to immediately adjourn the meeting at 7:44 p.m.

Laura Neuman, Clerk A. Ray Jones, President (252)

3/4/15

FOR RENT

2 BEDROOM UPPER APT. Includes utilities, stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer. $600/month. Call Art at 517-486-2221. 1/21tfn

2 BEDROOM HOUSE includes: stove, refrigerator, washer & dryer. $750/month, including utilities. Call Art at 517-486-2221. 2/25tfn

2 BEDROOM APT. Very clean quiet living in non smoking, no pet building. Efficient, newer furnace and c/air. Kitchen appliances, in house laundry, private parking. Very well maintained grounds and building. $595/mo. Includes water. Broker 517-403-3309. 1/14tfn

SPACIOUS TWO Bedroom Apt. In a dedicated quiet building located in the village limits. First and second floor apartments available, central air, balconies available, no smoking/no pets, in house laundry, newly painted, paved maintained off street parking. Stove and refrigerator included. $500.00 per month with water. Contact Ron at 438-6730. 1/12tfn

WHY RENT WHEN YOU can own just as cheaply? Call Binns Realty to find out how. 517-486-3121 or 517-605-0460 8/27tfn

ESTATE SALE

ESTATE OF Elizabeth Stutzman, 4598 Iffland Rd., March 5, 6 & 7. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Refrigerator, couch, recliners, 3-bedroom sets, Craftmatic bed, safe, table & chairs, buffet, glassware, jewelry, tools, lots of old toys, Swarovski Crystals, 2 cedar chests, trunks, linen, ladders & more. 3/4

FOR SALE

SINGLE WIDE MOBILE Home For Sale – Lot 154 Coach Light Estates. 2 Bed, 1 bath. All appliances included. New paint & new carpet throughout. $6,000.00. Call or text Patrice at 517-902-6270. 3/18

COMPUTER DESK $15. Golden Oak color. Armoire style with doors 517-486-2635. 9/3tfn

CENTRAL BOILER E-Classic OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACES. Heat your entire home and hot water. EPZ Qualified. Call today about limited time, money-saving offers! Midwest Outdoor Furnace 734-755-2005. 3/11

GARAGE SALE

INDOOR YARD SALE, Saturday, March 14. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lenawee County Fairgrounds. 602 Dean St. Free Admission. Three buildings full. 3/11

HELP WANTED

Grounds Keeper and/or Sexton The Palmyra Township Board is seeking licensed and insured individual(s) to perform the duties of “Grounds Keeper” and/or “Sexton” in Palmyra Township. For a comprehensive description of duties for either position, please contact Supervisor James Isley by email at jisley@earthlink.net or by phone at 517-486-3046. The Palmyra Township Board reserves the right to reject any/all bids.

HEAD JV BASEBALL Coach, Whiteford Schools, Ottawa Lake, MI. See job postings on website for details. www.whiteford.k12.mi.us. 3/4

REQUEST FOR BIDS. Deerfield Township is now accepting bids for lawn care, landscaping, and general maintenance for the following properties. Deerfield Township Cemetery 9.5 acres, Deerfield Township Hall/Fire Department .5 acres, Roberts Ingold Library .2 acres. Interested bidders may contact Ronald Cousino, Township Suppervisor at (517) 447-3295, or Shirely Soldwish, Township Clerk at (517) 447-3000 to receive a copy of the bidding instructions. Ronald Cousino, Deerfield Township Supervisor. 3/4

CROP PRODUCTION Services is looking for seasonal drivers. CDL required. Hazmat a plus. Starting late March or early April. Apply at 11200 E. US 223, Blissfield, MI 48228. 3/4

BLISSFIELD COMMUNITY Schools. Currently accepting employment applications for High School Principal. Application deadline: March 13, 2015. Please visit our district website at www.blissfieldschools.us for additional information. 3/4

HEAD JV VOLLEYBALL Coach, Whiteford Schools, Ottawa Lake, MI. See job openings on website for details www.whiteford.k12.mi.us 3/4

LOCAL INSURANCE Agency hiring full time P&C agent/CSR. Please send resume to Box A in Care of: The Advance, 121 Newspaper St., Blissfield, MI 49228. 2/18tfn

GREAT CAREER! Flexibility, fun, challenge and success are goals for many job-seekers today. The Advance has a part-time advertising account executive position that offers all of the above and more. If you are an energetic, organized, “people person” with creativity, ideas, a vehicle and 18 hours you would like to spend meeting people and making money each week on a schedule that works for you, this job may be for you. Base wage plus commission on all you sell. Please send resume to advance@cass.net. 10/1tfn 2/25

SERVICES

Dave Becker Plastering. New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 20 years experience 734-854- 6474. 3/15tfn A.

FREER CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, decks. 517-605-7866. 4/2tfn

Affordable Motorcycle repair, ATV, dirt bike, small engine repair. 20 years Harley Davidson experience. Call Bob Stahl 517-486-4818. Check us out on Facebook! 2/9tfn

PUBLIC NOTICE

Blissfield Township Board of Review

The Blissfield Township Board of Review will meet in the Board Room of the Blissfield Township Hall at 120 S. Lane Street on the following dates to review the 2015 Assessment Roll. Organizational meeting and review roll March 3, 2015 9:00 a.m. Meet with residents to hear appeals: March 9, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meet with residents to hear appeals: March 10, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meet with residents to hear appeals: March 11, 2015 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Applications for “Hardship Exemption” can be obtained at the Township office at 120 S. Lane St. Al Navarro, Supervisor, Sec. BOR

PUBLIC NOTICE

DEERFIELD Township Board of Review

The Deerfield Township Board of Review will meet in the Board Room of the Deerfield Township Hall at 468 Carey Street on the following dates to review the 2015 Assessment Roll. Organizational meeting and review roll March 3, 2015 7:30 p.m. Meet with residents to hear appeals: March 10, 2015 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Meet with residents to hear appeals: March 11, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. To request a “Hardship Exemption” application, please contact township assessor Robert Knoblauch at 517-486-3713. Ronald Cousino, Supervisor, Sec. BOR

PUBLIC NOTICE

OGDEN Township Board of Review

The Ogden Township Board of Review will meet in the business office of the Ogden Township Municipal Building at 10128 Pence Hwy. on the following dates to review the 2014 Assessment Roll. Organizational meeting and review roll Tuesday, March 3, 2015 1:30 p.m. Meet with residents to hear appeals: Wednesday, March 10, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meet with residents to hear appeals: Thursday, March 11, 2015 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. To request a “Hardship Exemption” application, please contact township Supervisor Richard Marks at 517-443-5976. Richard Marks, Supervisor

PUBLIC NOTICE

OGDEN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC NOTICE

Ogden Township Budget Hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ogden Township Municipal building, 10128 Pence Hwy. The Property Tax Millage reate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of the hearing. Alice Clark, Ogden Township Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE

Riga Township Board of Review The Riga Township Board of Review

will meet in the Board Room of the Riga Municipal Building at 7817 Riga Hwy. on the following dates to review the 2015 Assessment Roll. Organizational meeting and review roll March 3, 2015 1:30 p.m. Meet with residents to hear appeals: March 9, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meet with residents to hear appeals: March 12, 2015 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. To request a “Hardship Exemption” application, please contact township assessor Robert Knoblauch at 517-486-3713. Gary Kastel, Supervisor, Sec. BOR