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Before & After School Childcare
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CTE Teacher Assistant – Hospitality Services
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Early Childhood Special Education Teacher
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Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) Teacher Assistant
Interpreters for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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Congra tulations to Mason Berry, son of Adam and Heather Berry, Temperance, winner of best of show at Whiteford Fall Festival Tractor Show with his 1969 Cub Cadet. Congrats from Papaw Glen and Grandma Jane.
Living Estate Sale Vintage toys, children’s books and jewelry. Vinyl records, comic books, stamp collection. Furniture, housewares, craft items and lots of miscellaneous. Commercial and antique sewing machines. 8990 Pixley Rd., Palmyra. October 20 – 22, 9 – 5.
Palmyra Township Board
tober 10, 2023 Regular Meeting
October 10, 2023 Regular Meeting
Meeting was called to order at 7:04 p.m. by Supervisor Pixley at the Palmyra Township Hall at 6490 Palmyra Rd.
Present: Dave Pixley, Mark Crane, Steve Papenhagen, & Christine Whited
Absent: Matt Koester
Audience Attendance: 5
Time was allotted for public comment.
Communications: Clerk Whited reported that the Township finally received the Election Security Grant of $1500. Supervisor Pixley reported that the Officers decided to schedule the PFD Officer Election on December 1st. Supervisor Pixley reported that the Assessment Roll was audited on September 13, 2023, and that the roll was substantially compliant, receiving a perfect score. Supervisor Pixley thanked Assessor Christopher Renius for his hard work.
Unfinished Business: Approval to open the Delinquent Sewer/Water Public Hearing at 7:33 pm.
Supervisor Pixley stated that as of August 30, 2023, 56 out of the 220 properties that are on the sewer/water system are delinquent, owing a total of $20,493.15. Approval to close the Delinquent Sewer/Water Public Hearing at 7:41 pm. The Resolution to Collect Delinquent Sewer/Water Charges was adopted. There was a discussion concerning the job description of the Code Enforcement Officer. The headlight repair of Engine 2 was discussed.
New Business: The Palmyra Fire Department will be hosting Trick or Treat at the fire station on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, from 5 to 7 pm. Approval to purchase ten SCBAs at a cost of $102,750. Approval to pay the interim Treasurer the monthly rate of pay that is paid to the current Treasurer. Approval to appoint Angie Koester as the interim treasurer. Approval to allow Clerk Whited to use Goodwill shredding services. Approval to postpone the adoption of the Township Meeting Public Comment Resolution. Approval to accept the $50,000 park donation from the Hugh & Lee Ellen Driggs Foundation. Approval of Treasurer Angie Koester’s appointment of Troy Koester as Deputy Treasurer. Approval to pay all Township and PFD bills.
Meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.
Next regular meeting will be held November 14, 2023.
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.
Riga Township Board Meeting
October 10, 2023
Meeting called to order at 7:01 p.m.
Present: Kastel, Thompson, Gust, Delgado, LaMontaine.
• Adding all delinquent Water/Sewer Hook-up Fees and all unpaid water/sewer usage bills totaling over $400 as a special assessment on the the 2023 Winter Tax Bills
• Minutes of September 11, 2023 as presented
• Writing off $776.99 of unpaid ambulance collections, a balance after insurance payments
• Treasurer’s report
• Acceptance of bid for 2 new generators for the Township building and barn from Adrian Electric Generator totaling $19,775.00 to be paid using ARPA funds
• Approval of PA 116 application from Deneckers for 14.29 acres
• Resolution 2023-11 for partial termination of a PA 116 contract for 1.4 acres for the Sedlacek Family
• Resolution 2023-9 for partial termination of a PA 116 contract for 4 acres for the Colleen Salsbury Family
• Resolution 2023-10 to support local zoning authority to be shared with State legislative members
• Purchase of air compressor for the fire barn from Tractor Supply totaling $1,199.99
• Payment of bills: Fire Operating checks 3113-3126 totaling $1,517.25 and General Fund checks 13132-13159 totaling $18,213.31
Meeting adjourned at 9:12 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
Blissfield Township Regular Board Meeting
October 10, 2023
Meeting called to order @ 7:01 p.m. by Supervisor Navarro.
All members present.
MOTION: Wilson second Dickerson to approve the October 10, 2023 agenda as presented.
MOTION: Wilson second Dickerson to approve the minutes of the Regular Blissfield Township Board Meeting dated September 12, 2023.with the correction to the Blissfield Township Zoning Ordinance.
MOTION: Wilson second Dickerson the approve the minutes of the Blissfield Township Special Board Meeting dated September 28, 2023.
MOTION: Dickerson second Wilson to approve the payment of the Blissfield Township Fire Fund Bills dated September 13, 2023 – October 10, 2023 in the amount of $ 18,203.82.
MOTION: Wilson second Dickerson to approve the payment of the Blissfield Township General Fund Bills dated September 13, 2023 – October 10, 2023 in the amount of $ 26,950.42
MOTION: Wilson second Dickerson to approve the payment of the Blissfield Township Road Fund Bills dated October 10, 2023 in the amount of $12,415.21.
MOTION: Navarro second Dickerson to accept Justin Miller as a probationary fireman to the Blissfield Township Fire Department.
MOTION: Dickerson second Wilson to cover the cost of the instructor training class for Chief Fruchey in the amount of $300.00.
MOTION: Wilson second Dickerson to cover the cost of the instructor training class for Coty Lemley
In the amount of $ 300.00.
MOTION: Dickerson second Wilson to proceed with legal action on fire fighter #1.
MOTION BY RESOLUTION: Wilson second Dickerson in respect to purchase of new building at 177 W. Brooke, Supervisor Navarro, can carry out finalization, after receiving resolutions from township attorney.
ROLL CALL: Dickerson yes, Wilson yes, Wynn no, Warner yes, Navarro yes.
MOTION BY RESOLUTION CARRIED.
MOTION: Dickerson second Wilson to allow Benjamin Saxton to move forward with the Eagle Scout project at Pleasant View Cemetery.
MOTION BY RESOLUTION: Wilson second Dickerson to submit a resolution from Blissfield Township expressing support to maintain local control for the following, including, but not limited to short term rentals, solar farms, wind farms, and gravel pits. For resolution in its entirety please see township clerk at Blissfield Township Office 120 S. Lane Street, Blissfield, MI.
ROLL CALL: Wynn yes, Wilson yes, Warner yes, Dickerson yes, Navarro yes.
MOTION BY RESOLUTION CARRIED.
MOTION: Wilson second Dickerson for Blissfield Township to have a Personal Property Statement Joint Agreement in the amount of $ 107.10 per parcel.
MOTION: Dickerson second Wilson to allow Debbi and Eric Rogers to do Wreaths Across America at all Blissfield Township Cemeteries.
MOTION: Wilson second Dickerson to adjourn the regular meeting at 8:03PM.
Diann Paul-Warner, Clerk
Adolio Q. Navarro
Zoning BoARD of APPEAls
The Palmyra Township Zoning Board of Appeals
will hold a meeting and Public Hearing on Thursday,
November 9, 2023, in the Palmyra Township Hall
at 7:00 p.m., to discuss an Application of Variance
submitted by Dave Pixley for property PA0-101-
4380-00, 1752 Wellsville Hwy., to allow a variance
to deviate from the minimum side yard requirement
of 50 feet.
Written comments can be submitted to the fol-
lowing address and must be received no later than
November 8, 2023:
Palmyra Township Clerk
6490 Palmyra Rd., Palmyra, MI 49268 or
The Township of Palmyra will provide necessary
reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals
with disabilities at the public hearing upon one
week’s advance notice. Individuals requiring aux-
iliary aids and service should contact Clerk Chris
Whited by writing, calling, 517-260-8628, or emailing,
this notice is posted in compliance with the open
meetings Act, Public Act 267 of 1976, as amended, (mCl 41.72a (2)(3)) and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
VillAgE of BlissfiElD
PuBliC lEgAl notiCE
Notice is hereby given that the Village of Blissfield
Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the
following case on Monday November 6, 2023 at 7:00
PM, Village Hall, Council Chambers, located at 130 S.
Lane St. Blissfield, MI 49228.
Case #22-10-02: Land Division application
Applicant(s): DG BTS Blissfield LLC
Address: 9000 E. US 223 Blissfield, MI 49228
Legal Description: BEG ON N’LY LI OF HWY US-
223 LOC 806.17 FT N 3 DEG 07’W & 1367.71 FT N 76
DEG 30’W FROM S-1/4 POST SEC 30 TH N 76 DEG
30’W 300 FT N 2 DEG 50’W 300 FT S 76 DEG 30’E
300 FT S 2 DEG 50’E 300 FT TO POB SEC 30 EXC
THAT PT OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIPTION DES
LYING WITHIN THE ABOVE LEGAL DES AS BEG
THE N’ERLY LI OF HWY US-223 (FORMER TOLEDO/
WESTERN R/R R/O/W) 1561.70 FT N02^40’30”W
ALG THE W LI OF SD SEC & 1328.65 FT S76^04’52”E
FROM THE SW COR OF SD SEC TH N02^50’00”W
124 FT TH S85^59’44”E 174.28 FT TH S13^30’00”W
205.04 FT TH N76^30’00”W 79.65 FT ALG THE SD
CNTRLI OF ADRIAN ST (US-223) TH N02^50’00”W
59.30 FT TH N76^04’52”W 40.67 FT ALG THE SD
N’ERLY LI OF HWY US-223 (FORMER R/R R/O/W) TO
THE POB PT COMB TO BL2-230-3750-00 ON 6/2/08
in Blissfield, Lenawee County, Michigan
If for any reason the meeting is cancelled, the
above matters will be placed on the agenda for the next
scheduled public hearing. For further information on the
above items, call the Village of Blissfield at 517-486-
4347. Comments may also be submitted to the Zoning
Administrator at 130 S. Lane St.- PO BOX 129 Blissfield, MI 49228 or by emailing receptionist@blissfi eld-