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.
When the Blissfield Athletic Department hosted the 2013 Blissfield Hall of Fame induction dinner Saturday, Sept. 14, Steve Cannon, class of 1978; Bonnie Brown, class of 1985; Rob Henning, class of 1988; Corey Horky, class of 1993; Juanita Navarro, class of 1999; Michael Melvin, class of 2002 and Denny Thompson, class of 1969, took their official place in Blissfield athletic history.
For Chad Hutchinson’s full story on the induction dinner, please see the Sept. 18, 2013, edition of The Advance.