A “Kids’ Challenge” has been added to expand the family appeal of the fall 5K trail run to will take place on the first day of fall Sunday, Sept. 22, near Blissfield. “First Day of Autumn Color Tour Trail Run” is a 5K run/walk to benefit the Miss River Raisin Festival Scholarship Program.
The event will take place on the Lenawee County championship cross country course at Gerber Hill Park, used by local high school athletes to determine the season’s best runners. In addition, a “Kids’ Challenge” will follow where children (and parents) may walk or run a non-competitive short course, collecting treats from costumed characters and scavenger hunt items in beautiful Gerber Hill Park.
“Over the years, parents and friends of high school athletes have told our local cross country coach that they would like a chance to run on this … Read More »
A new ordinance that defines the Blissfield Fire Department structure and spells out responsibilities and accountability rules was passed by the Blissfield Township board members at their Sept. 10 meeting.
The ordinance has been something the township has worked on for nearly two years, Blissfield Township supervisor Al Navarro said.
“It establishes policies and procedures, spells out what the duties of the fire chief are and what everyone is responsible for,” Navarro said, including the township itself.
For Melissa Burnor’s complete story on this meeting, as well as the full text of the ordinance, please pick up a copy of the Sept. 18, 2013, edition of The Advance or call 517-486-2400 to subscribe for weekly delivery!
When the Blissfield Village Council goes to approve the 2013-2014 budget next Monday it will show a smaller general fund revenue with less expense.
It will also have a proposed three percent hike in utility bills to cover rising utility costs. And there will be three percent raises for employees and board members.
For the complete story on the village budget, please see Melissa Burnor’s story in the Sept. 18, 2013, edition of The Advance.