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DAVE BECKER Plastering.
New walls and ceilings plus patching. Free estimates. No job too small. 30 years experience 734-854-6474 5/15tfn

LODGING

H.D. Ellis Inn Bed and Breakfast 415 W. Adrian St. Blissfield, MI. Call 517-486-3155. Are relatives, friends or business associates coming to visit? Need a home away from home for an extended stay? All rooms include private baths, TV, wifi and a full breakfast. 6/7tfn

HELP WANTED

AVAILABLE JOBS AT LENAWEE ISD
Accounting Clerk
ASD Consultant
Bus Assistants
Bus Drivers
Contracted Speech & Language Pathologists
Curriculum Consultant (Science)
Custodian II
CTE Teacher Assistant – Health Care Careers/EMT
GSRP Teacher Assistant
Interpreters for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Preschool Teacher Assistants
School Psychologists
School Social Worker
Secondary Transition Coordinator
Special Education Teachers
Special Education Teacher Assistants
Secretary – CEMaT
Secretary – Special Education
Secretary – Transportation
Speech & Language Pathologists
Technology Trainer & Support
Workforce Development Coordinator
GO TO: https://www.lisd.us/our-district/about-us/employment-volunteers/

FOR SALE
Schmidt Pumpkin Patch 1270 Grosvenor Hwy. Palmyra U-Pick. $2 each or 4 for $7. Dawn to Dusk. Like us on Facebook. 11/1

SALE

Antique Dealer Liquidation Sale. 123 W. Maumee St., Adrian. Sept 21 – 23, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sept. 24, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 1000 pcs. of lighting, antiques, tools, glassware, display cases, oak china cabinets, oak dresser, toy campers, books fridges, microwaves, dishwasher, household and much more! 9/21

Garage sale Multi-family sale. 408 Brenot Ct., Blissfield. Sept. 22 – 24. Thursday – Friday, 9 – 5, Saturday 9 – 3. Photography items including 3 large backdrops, darkroom enlarger, drymount press, photo folders, how-to videos and books. Men’s running apparel and shoes (size 11), heart rate monitors. Phone cases and radiation covers, books and new boxed Bibles, clothing – some name brands, formal gowns and men’s suits. Bicycles, elliptical machine, bed frames and headboards, toys and much more. 9/21

Fall sale Fri., Sept. 23, 9 – 5. Sat., Sept 24, 9 – 3ish. 10624 Forche Road, Blissfield. We’ve been cleaning out since our last sale and have all new and different goodies to sell! Man cave and guy stuff, grinding stone, hay-feeder, old linens, antiques, farm and pet, vintage Christmas and honey, too! Parts and pieces, stuff and things – we have something for everybody! Worth the drive – great prices! 9/21

NOTICE

Palmyra Township Board
September 13, 2022 Regular Meeting
-Synopsis-
September 13, 2022 Regular Meeting
Meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm at the Palmyra Township Hall at 6490 Palmyra Rd.
Present: Dave Pixley, Matt Koester, Mark Crane, Steve Papenhagen, & Christine Whited
Absent: 0
Audience Attendance: 20
The July12, 2022 Regular Meeting Minutes. Time was allotted for public comment, and all reports received were approved as presented.
Communications: The Stryker Power Cot System was demonstrated to the Board and public. Supervisor Pixley reported that large limbs came down in a wind storm, and he cut them up and had them removed from the road in the cemetery. He also said that he will be filling in the potholes in the road of the Palmyra Cemetery. Supervisor Pixley said that he spoke to the Road Commission area Supervisor Josh about the discrepancy of whether or not the Deerfield bridge will be completed by the scheduled date in November. It looks as if the bridge project will not be completed in November. Supervisor Pixley also reported that the Pope Road stone project will be completed during the next rain day, and Grosvenor Hwy. will be completed this month. Supervisor Pixley reported that he received notification that Comcast will be adding eight Russian channels.
Unfinished Business: The Engine -1 fire damage was discussed. A motion to spend $200 to replace the vases on the Baker headstone failed. A motion to spend $100 to replace the vases on the Baker headstone passed. A Public Hearing for a sewer rate increase is scheduled to take place at the 7:00 pm Regular Meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Approval to accept FSS Technology’s bid of $5,456.29 for the installation of 8 security cameras in the Township Hall and ballot box. The new PFD laptop was discussed.
New Business: Chief Paul Rohlan reported that Don Lapidus is able to put in more time at the fire department. Approval for the fire department to purchase the Stryker Power Cot System for a cost of $62,815. Approval to contract Junior Landscaping & Outdoor Maintenance to do the snow plowing and salt application at the cemeteries, Township Hall, & fire department. A millage request for the Schultz-Holmes Memorial Library was discussed. Approval to keep the current insurance valuations of the 2014 Chevy ambulance and the 2009 Freightliner. The donation of property to Palmyra Township was discussed. The price increase of QuickBooks per employee payroll fee was discussed. The November 8, 2022, General Election Ballot Proofs was discussed. A Solar Ordinance Special Meeting was discussed but not scheduled. iPads for the PFD vehicles was discussed. Approval for Chief Rohlan to purchase six sections of 4-inch hose at a cost of $5,226. A Fire Truck Committee was appointed. Approval for Chief Rohlan to purchase two TFT hose rollers at a cost of $435. Approval to hire Chris Whited to clean the Township Hall. Approval for the Board to make a recommendation to the Planning Commission to begin working on the Master Plan and an Essential Services Ordinance.
Meeting adjourned at 10:47 pm.
Next regular meeting will be held October 11, 2022.
Complete Minutes of these or any other Palmyra Township meeting may be obtained from Christine Whited, 6490 Palmyra Rd., Palmyra, MI 49268. Approved minutes can be viewed on our website at www.palmyratownship.net. (552)

NOTICE

VILLAGE OF DEERFIELD
COUNCIL MEETING Sept. 12, 2022
The rescheduled meeting of the Deerfield Village Council was called to order with the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance by President Nighswander at 7:00 pm.
Trustees Present: Donna Holubik, Joel LaRocca, Gary Cousino, Kevin Eggleston & Absent: Dave Rogers & Mike Gilson
Guests: Jamie Frank, Danielle Lehman, Rachel Chafee & Marcie VanBlack
Minutes of the regular meeting were read and approved.
Treasurer’s Report –Motion Cousino to approve treasurer’s report 2nd LaRocca Carried.
Village Supt.’s Report –Reviewed – Complete report on file and website. Fall leaf pickup will begin in October. Leaves only will need to be piled by the edge of the property, not in the road and not in bags and will be picked up only on Tuesdays.
Police Report – Reviewed Planning Commission- Motion Holubik to appoint Rachel Chafee to the planning commission. 2nd Cousino Carried.
Old Business: Motion LaRocca to adopt Mobile Food Vending Ordinance 2nd Cousino Carried.
Motion Holubik to adopt Resolution for setting fees and locations for mobile food truck vendors 2nd Eggleston Carried. Motion Nighswander to rescind motion made at April meeting setting the date of the sesquicentennial celebration to Aug. 12, 2023 2nd LaRocca Carried. Motion Holubik to set the date of the sesquicentennial celebration to Aug. 18 & 19, 2023 2nd LaRocca Carried. Motion Nighswander to rescind motion made at July meeting allocating extra funds raised for the sesquicentennial celebration to go to St. Jude. 2nd LaRocca Carried. Motion Cousino allocate extra funds raised for the sesquicentennial celebration will stay in a community fund to beautify Deerfield 2nd LaRocca Carried. The Right to Farm Act eliminated any changes needing to be made to RM1 Zoning Ordinance.
New Business: Elizabeth Fall requested permission to open a daycare/hall rental business at 572 E. River St. A Public Hearing will be held by the Deerfield Village Council on Monday October 3, 2022 at the Municipal Building, 101 W. River St., Deerfield, Michigan beginning at 6:45 p.m. for the daycare portion of the request with a decision being made at the Council meeting at 7pm. The hall rental request portion is being given to the planning commission for consideration.
Trick or Treat will be Oct. 31st 6:00 -7:30. Brush Pickup Oct. 17th .
Motion Holubik to adjourn @ 9:08 pm 2nd Cousino Carried.
The next Council meeting will be held Oct. 3, 2022 at the Village Office.
Respectfully Submitted, Denise Wylie (403)

NOTICE

RIGA TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES
NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 59,
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE REGARDING QUALIFIED FUEL POWER GENERATION FACILITIES
To the residents and property owners of the Township of Riga, Lenawee County, Michigan, and all other interested persons:
On September 12, 2022 the Township of Riga (the “Township”) adopted Ordinance No. 59 An Ordinance To Amend The Township Zoning Ordinance Regarding Qualified Fuel Power Generation Facilities (the “Ordinance”). The following is a summary of the Ordinance. A true copy of the Ordinance is available for inspection at the Township Hall 7817 Riga Hwy., Riga, Michigan 49276. Copies of the Ordinance also may be inspected or purchased at the Township Hall.
Section 1. Purpose. This section provides the purpose of the Ordinance.
Section 2. Amendment of Section 13.03. This section amends section 13.03 of the Zoning Ordinance to add qualified fuel powered generation facilities as a conditional land use in the I zoning district.
Section 3. Amendment of Section 16.01. This section amends section 16.01 of the Township’s Zoning Ordinance to add a definition for “Qualified Fuel Power Generation Facilities.”
Section 4. Amendment of Section 7.28. This section adds a section 7.28 to the Zoning Ordinance to Article VII “Supplemental Regulations” to comprehensively regulate qualified fuel power generation facilities including application requirements, setbacks and other restrictions.
Section 5. Validity and Severability. This section provides that if any portion of the Ordinance is found invalid for any reason, such holding shall not be construed as affecting the validity of the remaining portions of the Ordinance.
Section 6. Effective Date. The Ordinance shall be effective seven (7) days after publication of this summary.
Natalie Thompson,
Township Clerk
Riga Township
7817 Riga Hwy
PO Box 25
Riga, MI 49276
(517) 486-4929b (294)

NOTICE

Riga Township Board Meeting
September 12, 2022
Meeting called to order at 7:00p.m.
Present: Kastel, Thompson, Gust.
Absent: Delgado
Items approved:
• Minutes of August 8, 2022 as corrected
• Treasurer’s Report
• L-4029 for the 2022 Tax Rate to be submitted to the County Clerk and Equalization
• Resignation of Karlene Goetz from the Board of Trustees after she moved out of the Township
• Ordinance 59 – An amendment to the Township Zoning Ordinance regarding Qualified Fuel Powered Electric Generation Facilities
• Tuition $750 for Allison Sloan to attend Fire School at Cambridge Township
• Purchase of extra parts for the LUCUS system from Stryker for $786.30
• Payment of bills: Fire Operating checks 2853-2877 totaling $23,266.47 and General Fund checks 12730-12757 totaling $18,295.85.
The Schultz-Holmes Library is requesting Riga Township Tax Payers begin contributing tax dollars towards the Library. Comments are welcome as the Board considers this proposal. Many thanks to Karlene Goetz for 44 years of service to Riga Township.
Meeting adjourned at 8:32 p.m.
Natalie Thompson, Clerk
Gary Kastel, Supervisor
Meeting information as well as copies of complete meeting minutes, treasurer’s report, resolutions, ordinances and budget available upon request from the Township Clerk or online at www.rigatownship.com (201)

NOTICE

Blissfield Township Regular Board Meeting
120 S. Lane Street
Blissfield, MI 49228
September 13, 2022 @ 7:00 PM
Meeting called to order by Supervisor Navarro @ 7:00 PM. All members present.
MOTION: Navarro second Gritzmaker to approve the agenda amendment of adding tax form L4029.
MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION: Gritzmaker second Wilson to approve the agenda as presented.
MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION: Wilson second Gritzmaker to approve the minutes from the August 9, 2022 regular board meeting as presented.
MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION: Gritzmaker second Wilson to accept the payment of bills as presented dated September 13, 2022.
MOTION CARRIED.
MOTION: Gritzmaker second Wilson to hire David Teague as a Blissfield Township Fireman on probationary status for one year.
MOTION CARRIED.
BY RESOLUTION: Gritzmaker second Wilson to accept Blissfield Township Cemetery Sexton Agreement Contract.
ROLL CALL: Wynn yes, Wilson yes, Navarro yes, Warner yes, Gritzmaker yes.
RESOLUTION PASSED.
MOTION: Gritzmaker second Wilson Blissfield Township will not participate or provide funds for housing study.
MOTION CARRIED.
BY RESOLUTION: Gritzmaker second Wilson to accept Blissfield Township Cemetery 2022 Fee Schedule, effective September 13, 2022.
ROLL CALL: Gritzmaker yes, Navarro yes, Wynn yes, Warner yes, Wilson yes.
RESOLUTION PASSED.
BY RESOLUTION: Navarro second Gritzmaker to amend the 2022-2023 Fire Department Operations Budget to increase Accumed operating expenses.
ROLL CALL: Wilson yes, Warner yes, Navarro yes, Wynn yes, Gritzmaker yes.
RESOLUTION PASSED.
BY RESOLUTION: Gritzmaker second Wilson to renew MTA online premium pass learning center subscription.
ROLL CALL: Warner yes, Gritzmaker yes, Wynn yes, Wilson yes, Navarro yes.
RESOLUTION PASSED.
BY RESOLUTION: Navarro second Gritzmaker to approve 2022 Blissfield Township Property Tax Rate Request (form L4029).
ROLL CALL: Wilson yes, Gritzmaker yes, Warner yes, Wynn yes, Navarro yes.
RESOLUTION PASSED.
MOTION: Gritzmaker second Wilson to adjourn meeting @ 8:51.
MOTION PASSED.
All Resolutions can be read in their entirety at the Blissfield Township Office.
Respectfully submitted,
Diann Paul-Warner, Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE BLISSFIELD TOWNSHIP
BLISSFIELD CEMETERY CLEAN UP
Blissfield Township will be having fall clean up at Pleasant View, Crane, and Spiegel cemeteries
beginning October 1, 2022.
All decorative items must be removed or they will be discarded no later than Saturday, October 1, 2022.
Decorations can be replaced Saturday, October 8, 2022.
Diann Paul-Warner, Blissfield Township Clerk

Sept. 12, 2022
HELP WANTED NOTICE
Seasonal Grounds Maintenance
Village of Blissfield, MI.
Position will be responsible for fall leaf pick-up tasks, and other various grounds maintenance tasks on Village property during the 2022 fall season. Experience not required, but helpful. Applications can be found at blissfieldmichigan.gov or at the Blissfield Village Office.
Equal Opportunity Employer.

VILLAGE OF BLISSFIELD
PUBLIC NOTICE
The Blissfield Public Works Dept. will be conducting a village-wide flushing of water hydrants, from Sunday, September 25 until Friday, September 30, as well as from Sunday, October 2 until Friday, October 7, to remove sediment that accumulates in the water lines. The flushing will be conducted between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. each day to minimize any inconvenience to customers.
During the hydrant flushing, residents may notice the water has a rusty appearance. The water is safe to use and drink. Residents should check the color of the water before doing laundry. If the water is rusty, run the cold water for a short time to clear the lines.
If you have any questions, please contact the Village Office at 486-4347.

VILLAGE OF DEERFIELD
AMENDED NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Deerfield Village Council on Monday, October 10, 2022 at the Municipal Building, 101 W. River St., Deerfield, Michigan and will begin at 6:45 p.m.
The purpose of the Hearing is to review a request for a special use permit from Elizabeth Fall and other topics presented at the hearing. The property is located at 572 E. River and the request is for the operation of a daycare facility.
Action will be taken on the request at the special meeting scheduled for Oct. 10, 2022 @ 7 p.m.
Denise Wylie, Village Clerk
Sept. 19, 2022

VILLAGE OF DEERFIELD
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting will be held by the Deerfield Village Council on Mon. Oct. 10, 2022 at the Municipal Building, 101 W. River St., Deerfield, Michigan, and will begin at 7:00 p.m.
The purpose of the meeting is to take action on the request for a special use permit from Elizabeth Fall and other topics presented. The property is located at 572 E. River and the request is for the operation of a daycare facility.
Denise Wylie, Village Clerk
Sept. 19, 2022 2:00 p.m.

CANDIDATES SOUGHT
The Riga Township Board is seeking candidates to fill a trustee vacancy that has occurred because of a resignation. The term will expire on November 20, 2024. Candidates must be registered voters in Riga Township. Interested parties should mail a letter of interest or resume to P.O. Box 25, Riga MI 49276 or email rigaclerk@gmail.com to be received no later than September 26, 2022. The board will hold a special meeting on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the Riga Municipal Building to appoint a trustee. Questions may be addressed to the township board or Natalie Thompson
at 419-260-6203.
Adolio Q. Navarro
Supervisor (316)