Postponements, cancellations in Blissfield area 3-17-2020

Main Street/DDA suspends meetings
The Blissfield Main Street/Downtown Development Authority has suspended all committee meetings until further notice.


As of 11 a.m. today, March 17, the Whiteford Township Board meeting at 7 p.m. the same evening is still scheduled. The board is asking all who attend to use the social distancing formula of six feet and not to attend if they are ill.


The Blissfield Township Board meeting that had been rescheduled for 7 p.m. today, March 17, has been cancelled.

The Palmyra Township Board meeting scheduled for tonight, March 17, has also been cancelled, according to Supervisor Jim Isley.

The Palmyra Planning Commission meeting to discuss commercial solar arrays on March 24 has been cancelled.

Lenawee Health Dept. seeks specific cruisers
The Lenawee County Health Department has issued a list of cruise ships from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with COVID-19-positive travelers discovered after passengers disembarked from the ships.
Following is the list of ships of which the CDC is aware that have had at least one case of COVID 19:
• Azamara Quest: voyage departing 2-10-2020 and any subsequent voyages;
• Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas: 2-29-2020 and subsequent departures;
• MSC Meraviglia: 3-1-2020 and subsequent departures;
• Norwegian Bliss: 3-1-2020 and subsequent voyages;
• Costa Luminosa: voyages beginning 3-5-2020;
• Celebrity Summit: voyages beginning 3-7-2020.
People who were a passenger on any of these cruise ships are asked to contact the Lenawee County Health Department at 517-264-5226, according to Martha Hall, health officer.

MDOT waives seasonal weight restrictions for
trucks supporting COVID-19 relief efforts
The Michigan Department of Transportation announced Sunday it will exempt from seasonal weight restrictions motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance in support of relief efforts related to the COVID-19 outbreaks.

Watershed conservation meeting cancelled
The River Raisin Watershed Farmer-Led Conservation Group’s annual meeting scheduled for April 2 at the Lenawee Intermediate School District Tech Center. has been cancelled.

BD kindergarten roundup reset for May 13
Britton Deerfield Kindergarten Round-up originally scheduled for March 25 will now take place May 13.

Testicle Fest reslated for May 9
DEERFIELD — The Deerfield American Legion Testicle Festival scheduled for March 21 has been rescheduled to 10 a.m.-10 p.m. May 9.

Blissfield Preschool Open House now April 20
The Blissfield Preschool Open House has been postponed from March 23 to April 20, from 6-7:30 p.m.

FOR MORE UPDATES ON MEETINGS CANCELLATIONS AND RESCHEDULING, please see the March 18, 2020, ADVANCE. It is filled with coronavirus-related news of the Blissfield area.