2018-09-20 / Public Notices

Public Notices For Leelanau County

Michigan law requires local governments to inform their citizenry through public notices published in newspapers of record for their communities. These notices provide residents with an easy path for following the work of their elected officials. Public notices for Leelanau County can also be accessed online at Leelanaunews.com.

Notices that can be found in Section Four of this week’s Leelanau Enterprise include:

 Leelanau Township board meeting synopsis for Sept. 11.

 Elmwood Township board meeting synopsis for Sept. 10.

 Kasson Township board meeting synopsis for July 10.

 Empire Township board meeting synopsis for Sept. 11.

 Empire Village Council adopted Ordinance #153 providing for the appointment of the Village Clerk on Sept. 6.

 Elmwood Township Board adopted Zoning Ordinance to allow utility scale solar energy in certain zoning districts with requirements.

 The Village of Northport Council adopted Ordinance 123 at its Special meeting held Aug. 29 addressing floodplain management Provisions.

 The Village of Northport Council adopted Ordinance 122 at its regular meeting held Sept. 6. An ordinance to prohibit and to prevent obstructions to village streets, alleys and sidewalks.

 Kasson Township Board of Trustees adopted Ordinance #2018-02 on Aug. 14, commonly referred to as the Kasson Township Junk Accumulation Ordinance.

 Leelanau Township Planning Commission hearing for zoning ordinance amendment on Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Amendment to change the definition of Agribusiness to Agricultural Support Business.

Leelanau Township Board Meeting

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 7:00
P.M.
Leelanau Township Fire Hall
100 Eighth St.
Northport, MI 49670

Supervisor Scripps called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Board members present: Doug Scripps, Denise Dunn, Gary Fredrickson, Deb Van Pelt and Galen Leighton. Thirty citizens and seven staff members were present.

Moment of silence for 9/11. Pledge of Allegiance.

Agenda set as presented.

Public Comments were heard from Allan Dalzell, who read a letter referencing the sewer debt; Tim Carpenter, support Allan Dalzell’s presentation and the fact of not getting enough information about the sewer debt; Betsy Mallek, who read a letter referencing the sewer debt; Garth Greenan, candidate for the Leelanau County Road Commission spoke and passed out a handout; Rob Shirkey, talked about the removal of asphalt at Christmas Cove and the tennis courts at Braman Hill showing cracks; Rick Foster, asked the board to favor paving the shoulders from Cherry Homes to the Lighthouse, 2.2 miles for safer biking; and Phyllis Rebori, sewer.

Approved minutes of August 14, 2018 Regular Board Meeting as amended.

Approved current bills in the amount of $54,779.73 as presented.

Reports were heard from Sam Wigton, Leelanau County Sheriff Department; Nellie Danke, Leelanau Township Library; Hugh Cook, Emergency Services; Ben Purdy, Facility Manager; and Galen Leighton, Planning Commission.

Approved enrolling in Priority Health HSA/HMO 1400 (ACA compliant) Plan for Leelanau Township employees/officials.

Approved ‘opt out’ of employer contributions to medical benefit plans cost limitations as defined by MCL 15.563.

Held a Public Hearing on the Township’s Tax Levies and approved as follows: General Fund 0.5138 mills, General Fund Extra Voted 0.4670 mills, Facilities 0.3000 mills, Emergency Services 2.1657, Police Services 0.2500 mills, Extra Voted ALS 0.4921 mills.

Approved amendments to the 2018 – 2019 Fiscal Year Budget as presented.

Approved acceptance of a donation of money for general maintenance at the Leelanau Township Cemetery with restricted account.

Approved $80,143 funding to help towards paving the shoulders of County Rd 629 for 2.2 miles from Cherry Homes subdivision to the Lighthouse.

Approved the hire of Kevin Harmes as Paramedic/Firefighter effective September 30, 2018.

Approved a bid from John Turja in the amount of $7,160 to paint the Omena Fire Hall exterior and the exterior of the warming hut at Braman Hill.

Approved supporting the efforts of Networks Northwest and their Coastal Zone Management partners in shoreline data analysis and policy recommendations for Leelanau Township.

Approved joining Shores HOA with regard to Zoning Ordinance violations.

Public Comment was heard from Rob Shirkey, phragmities showing up between Christmas Cove and Cathead Point; Betsy Mallek, thanking board for their support.

Announcement of possibly meeting at Omena Fire Hall for the board’s October meeting and arriving early for a ribbon ceremony. Announced there is to be a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10am September 26 for the operation of the new recycle station. Received a donation from the Michigan PPG Group (para/power gliders) to use the Woolsey Airport for a fly-in.

Meeting adjourned at 9:19 p.m.

Complete copies of the approved minutes are available at the Leelanau Township Office, 119 E. Nagonaba St., Northport, MI 49670 during regular business hours or on the Township website. Deb Van Pelt, Leelanau Township Clerk

Elmwood Township Notice to the Public

ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

PLEASE TAKE NOTE that the Township Board of the Charter Township of Elmwood, at their regular meeting on September 10, 2018, made a motion to adopt amendment ZO 2017-04-01, Ordinance Number 2018-03 to the Elmwood Township Zoning Ordinance to allow utility scale solar energy in certain zoning districts with requirements. The ordinance may be viewed at the Township Hall at 10090 E. Lincoln Road, Traverse City, MI 49684 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and on the township website at leelanau.cc/elmwoodtwp.asp.

Northport Village Council Notice

Notice to the Public: The Village of Northport Council adopted the following Ordinance 123 at its Special meeting held August 29, 2018.

Joni L. Scott, Clerk
Village of Northport
Ordinance NO. 123-2018
MICHIGAN MODEL ORDINANCE
Available at website:

http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3313_ 3684_ 3725- 122959--,00.html

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ORDINANCE ADDRESSING FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT PROVISIONS

OF THE STATE CONSTRUCTION CODE

Community Name: Northport County: Leelanau

An Ordinance to designate an enforcing agency to discharge the responsibility of the Village of Northport located in Leelanau County, and to designate regulated flood hazard areas under the provisions of the State Construction Code Act, Act No. 230 of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended.

The Village of Northport ordains: (Adopt the following sections, as needed, to complete assumption of enforcement authority to conform with resolutions describing the intention of the community to comply with its responsibilities under the Flood insurance program. The title of the ordinance should reflect the actions taken.)

Section 1. AGENCY DESIGNATED. Pursuant to the provisions of the state construction code, in accordance with Section 8b(6) of Act 230, of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended, the Construction Code Office (community official/position title or name of other entity, agency, firm) of the County of Leelanau is hereby designated as the enforcing agency to discharge the responsibility of the Township of Leelanau under Act 230, of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended, State of Michigan. The County of Leelanau assumes responsibility for the administration and enforcement of said Act throughout the corporate limits of the community adopting this ordinance.

(If your community previously designated an enforcing agency and/or assumed responsibility for administration of the Act by ordinance, it might be more appropriate to simply reference that ordinance and repeat that designation, as by a whereas clause and a preface to this ordinance, rather than adopt an ordinance doing that again.)

Section 2. CODE APPENDIX ENFORCED. Pursuant to the provisions of the state construction code, in accordance with Section 8b(6) of Act 230, of the Public Acts of 1972, as amended, Appendix G of the Michigan Building Code shall be enforced by the enforcing agency within the jurisdiction of the community adopting this ordinance.

Section 3. DESIGNATION OF REGULATED FLOOD PRONE HAZARD AREAS. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Study (FIS) Entitled “LEELANAU COUNTY, MICHIGAN (ALL JURISDICTIONS)” (study title) and dated August 28, 2018, and the Flood Insurance Rate Map(s) (FIRMS) panel number(s) of 26089CIND0A, 26089C0119D, 26089C0120D, 26089C0130D, 26089C0138D, 26089C0257D, (Number(s)) dated August 28, 2018 are adopted by reference for the purposes of administration of the Michigan Construction Code, and declared to be a part of Section 1612.3 of the Michigan Building Code, and to provide the content of the “Flood Hazards” section of Table R301.2(1) of the Michigan Residential Code.

Section 4. REPEALS. All ordinances inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.

Section 5. PUBLICATION. This ordinance shall be effective after legal publication and in accordance with the provisions of the Act governing same

Elmwood Township Notice To The Public

The Township Board of the Charter Township of Elmwood held a regular meeting on September 10, 2018. The complete minutes of the meetings may be viewed online at leelanau.cc/elmwoodtwp.asp or at the township office during normal business hours. The meetings may be viewed on Govt. TV channel 191 or online at www.upnorthmedia.org.

Empire Village Public Notice

This is to inform you that at a special meeting held September 6, 2018, the Empire Village Council adopted Ordinance #153 an Ordinance to to amend Ordinance #133 providing for the appointment of the Village Clerk. A complete copy of this Ordinances may be seen and purchased at the Village Office, 11518 S. LaCore during regular business hours or at the village web site at: www.leelanau.cc/empirevillage.asp

Darlene Friend

Village Deputy Clerk

Village of Empire is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. Complaints of discrimination should be sent to: USDA, Director of Civil Rights, Washington DC 20250-9410

Public Notice

State of Michigan County of Leelanau
Notice to Creditors
Donald A. Beaudry Trust Dated
January 18, 1996, as Amended

TO ALL CREDITORS:*

NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Donald A. Beaudry, born 8-19-1931, died 9-1-2018.

Creditors of the Donald A. Beaudry Trust Dated January 18, 1996, as amended, are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to Katherine A. Haynes, Successor Trustee, within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice.

9-20-2018
Katherine A. Hayes
13890 N. Forest Beach Shores
Northport, MI, 49670
231-675-4624
Robert W. Brott 11253
5168 U.S. 31 North, P.O. Box 300
Acme, MI 49610-0300
231-938-1000

Public Notice

Schneiderman & Sherman, P.C., is attempting to collect a debt, any information obtained will be used for that purpose. MORTGAGE SALE – JENNIFER M. WILLIAMS, A SINGLE WOMAN, granted a mortgage to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), solely as nominee for lender and lender’s successors and assigns, Mortgagee, dated November 2, 2009, and recorded on November 13, 2009, in Liber 1032, on Page 530, and assigned by said mortgagee to THE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK, as assigned, Leelanau County Records, Michigan, on which mortgage there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of One Hundred Twenty-Seven Thousand Five Hundred Ninety-Nine Dollars and Fifty-Six Cents ($127,599.56). Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage and the statute in such case made and provided, notice is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at public vendue, at the Leelanau County Courthouse, 8527 E. Government Center Drive, Suttons Bay, MI 49682 at 01:00 PM o’clock, on October 3, 2018 Said premises are located in Leelanau County, Michigan and are described as: Lot 27, Plat of New Neighborhood, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Liber 8 of Plats, Pages 135, 136, 137 and 138; as amended in Liber 8 of plats Page 150. The redemption period shall be 6 months from the date of such sale, unless abandoned under MCL 600.3241, in which case the redemption period shall be 1 month, or under MCL 600.3241a 30 days from the date of such sale, or 15 days from the MCL 600.3241a(b) notice, whichever is later, or extinguished pursuant to MCL 600.3238. If the above referenced property is sold at a foreclosure sale under Chapter 32 of Act 236 of 1961, under MCL 600.3278, the borrower will be held responsible to the person who buys the property at the mortgage foreclosure sale or to the mortgage holder for damaging the property during the redemption period. THE HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK Mortgagee/Assignee Schneiderman & Sherman, P.C. 23938 Research Drive, Suite 300 Farmington Hills, MI 48335 1360718

(08-30)(09-20)

Northport Village Public Notice

Notice to the Public: The Village of Northport Council adopted the following Ordinance 122 at its regular meeting held September 6, 2018.

Joni L. Scott, Clerk

STATE OF MICHIGAN

COUNTY OF LEELANAU VILLAGE OF NORTHPORT

ORDINANCE NO. 122

AN ORDINANCE TO PROHIBIT AND TO PREVENT OBSTRUCTIONS TO, AND OTHERWISE REGULATE, THE USE OF VILLAGE STREETS, ALLEYS AND SIDEWALKS

THE VILLAGE OF NORTHPORT ORDAINS SECTION I TITLE

This ordinance shall be known and cited as the “Village of Northport Street, Alley and Sidewalk Regulation Ordinance”.

SECTION 2 PURPOSE

The purpose of this ordinance is to prohibit and prevent obstructions and incumbrances in, and encroachments upon, the public highways, streets, and alleys of the village, and remove the same; and to provide sanctions for those persons who shall obstruct, encumber, encroach or maintain any encroachment, upon or in any such highway, street or alley; and to require all such persons to remove every such obstruction, incumbrance or encroachment.

SECTION 3 AUTHORIZATION

This ordinance is authorized and enacted pursuant to Chapter VI and Chapter VII of the General Law Village Act (Public act 3 of 1895), as amended, and other applicable law.

SECTION 4 DEFINITIONS

For the purpose of this ordinance, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

Alley means a public thoroughfare through the middle of a platted subdivision block or other property lay out scheme that provides pedestrian and/or vehicular access generally to the rear of property parcels or lots.

Obstruct means to hinder, block or close up the passage of a Street, Alley or Sidewalk, by any means, including the placing of obstacles within the Street, Alley or Sidewalk, and including other methods (such as false written or verbal statements), which mislead, distract and/or obstruct, in any way whatsoever, public access, or the right of public access, to the Street, Alley or Sidewalk.

Sidewalk means a public walkway for pedestrians that is adjacent to a Street and generally lying within the right of way of the Street.

Street means a publicly owned and maintained right-of-way which affords traffic circulation and principal means of access to abutting property, including any avenue, place, way, drive, land, boulevard, highway, road or other thoroughfare, except an alley.

Public means, in the context of this Ordinance, those Streets, Alleys and Sidewalks of the Village, used by the public, maintained by the Village, and under the jurisdiction of the Village by way of a platted subdivision dedication, other dedication, highway by user status, or other legal method.

Village means the Village of Northport. SECTION 5 PROHIBITED ACTS

No person shall obstruct, encumber, encroach or maintain any encroachment upon, any Street, Alley or Sidewalk in the Village.

No person shall ride a bicycle, skateboard or any motorized vehicle on a Sidewalk in the Village.

SECTION 6 DUTIES

It shall be the duty of all persons occupying lots or parcels of land adjacent to Sidewalks to keep the Sidewalk are, adjoining such lots or parcels of land, free and clear from all litter, obstructions and nuisances of any kind.

SECTION 7 AUTHORITY OF VILLAGE TO REMOVE OBSTRUCTIONS

Village officials, employees and agents shall possess the authority to remove any obstructions within a Village Street, Alley or Sidewalk where such obstruction is causing an existing public access or safety concern.

SECTION 8 MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTION PENALTIES

Any person violating this Ordinance shall be deemed to be responsible for a municipal civil infraction and shall be subject to the schedule of civil fines set forth below along with costs which may include all expenses, direct and indirect, to which the Village has been put in connection with the municipal civil infraction. In no case, however, shall costs of less than $9.00 or more than $500.00 be ordered. Each day that a violation continues to exist shall constitute a separate violation of this Ordinance. A Violator of this Ordinance shall also be subject to such additional sanctions and judicial orders as are authorized under Michigan Law, including injunctive orders requiring persons to comply with the terms of this Ordinance.

SECTION 9 REFERENCE TO MUNICIPAL CML INFRACTION PENALTIES, SANCTIONS AND PROCEDURES IN VILLAGE ORDINANCE NO. 119

Specific penalties, sanctions (including fines) and procedural aspects of municipal civil infraction citations, wider this ordinance, shall be governed by the terms of Village Ordinance No. 119, which are hereby incorporated by reference herein.

SECTION 10 PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO ENFORCE THIS ORDINANCE AND TO ISSUE MUNICIPAL CIVIL INFRACTION CITATIONS

The following persons are authorized to enforce this ordinance and to issue municipal civil infraction citations under this ordinance pursuant to MCL 600.8701-8735, as amended of the Revised Judicature Act:

A. Village DPW Superintendent;

Village Zoning Administrator;

Village Administrative Coordinator;

Leelanau County Sheriff Deputies; and

All other persons authorized by Resolution of the Village Council

SECTION 11 SEVERABILITY

This Ordinance and the various parts, sections, sub- sections, phrases, sentences, paragraph, and clauses thereof are hereby declared to be severable. If any part, sentence, paragraph, section, sub section, phrases, or clause is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid, it shall not affect the remainder of the Ordinance.

SECTION 12 REPEAL

This Ordinance repeals prior Village Ordinance No. 21.

SECTION 13 PUBLICATION

Within (15) days after the Ordinance is passed, the Village Clerk shall publish the Ordinance in the Leelanau Enterprise. Immediately after publication, the clerk shall enter into the Record of Ordinances, a signed certificate stating the date and the name of the publication in which the Ordinance was published.

SECTION 14 EFFECTIVE DATE AND ADOPTION

This Ordinance shall take effect on the 20th day after its passage, or upon the date of its publication, whichever occurs first.

Kasson Township Notice

Notice Of Adoption
Junk Accumulation Ordinance
Kasson Township –
County of Leelanau

Notice is hereby given that at its regular meeting of August 14, 2018, the Kasson Township Board of Trustees adopted Ordinance #2018-02, commonly referred to as the Kasson Township Junk Accumulation Ordinance. The Ordinance becomes effective thirty (30) days after the publication of this notice. A true copy of the Ordinance is available for inspection by appointment at the Township Hall. Contact Township Clerk, Traci Cruz, 231-883-1366 for appointments. Copies may also be obtained from the Township website at www.leelanau.cc/kassontwpord.asp. A summation of the Ordinance is as follows:

An ordinance to protect the health, safety and general welfare of Kasson Township through the regulation and control of storage and disposal of junk as provided by PA 246 of 1945 and to repeal all Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith.

Traci Cruz, Township Clerk

Public Notice

State of Michigan
Probate Court County of Leelanau
Notice to Creditors
Decedent’s Estate
File No. 18-12802-DE
Estate of Betty T. Schneider
Date of birth: 3/11/1917

TO ALL CREDITORS:*

NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent Betty T. Schneider, died 7/29/2018.

Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to Richard A. Schneider, personal representative, or to both the probate court at 8527 E. Government Drive, Suite 203 Suttons Bay, MI 49682 and the personal representative within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice.

9/20/18
Richard A. Schneider
20535 NE Bridlewood Road
Battle Ground, WA 98604
360-666-4869
H. Wendell Johnson P24247
603 Bay Street - P.O. Box 705
Traverse City, MI 49685-0705
231-946-0700

Cleveland Township Notice

Notice Of Adoption Of Ordinance No. 2018-2 Ordinance Addressing Floodplain Management Provisions Of The State Construction Code

Notice is hereby given that on September 11, 2018 an Ordinance Addressing Floodplain Management Provision of the State Construction Code was adopted by the legislative body of the township of Cleveland.

This ordinance shall become effective 30 days following publication of this Notice of Adoption in the Leelanau Enterprise.

A copy of the Cleveland Township Ordinance No. 2018-2 Ordinance Addressing Floodplain Management Provision of the State Construction Code may be inspected at 955 W. Harbor Highway, Maple City, Michigan 49664 by appointment or on the township website at www.leelanau.cc/clevelandtwp.asp.

Dated: September 11, 2018

Jan Nowak, Township Clerk

Empire Township Public Notice

At the regular September 11, 2018 meeting of the Empire Township Board the Board adopted Ordinance No. 02-2018 which amends Section 4.19 of the Empire Township Zoning Ordinance. Ordinance 02-2018 in its entirety is as follows:

EMPIRE TOWNSHIP
LEELANAU COUNTY
September 11, 2018
ORDINANCE NO. 02-2018

AMENDMENT TO THE EMPIRE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE EMPIRE TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE BY DELETING SECTION 4.19 - SPECIAL EVENTS OR ACTIVITIES NOT SPECIFIED BY ORDINANCE.

EMPIRE TOWNSHIP HEREBY ORDAINS:

Section 1. AMENDMENT OF ZONING ORDINANCE

Section 4.19 of Article 4 - General Provisions, of the Empire Township Zoning Ordinance shall be removed in its entirety and amended to read as follows:(stricken words; ADDED WORDS):

SECTION 4.19 - SPECIAL EVENTS OR ACTIVITIES NOT SPECIFIED BY ORDINANCE.

Short term special events/activities not specified by this Ordinance shall be approved by the Township Board. Before approving a special event or activity, the Township Board shall determine that such event or activity will not be detrimental to the intent of the land use district in which it is permitted and may establish conditions for conducting such special event or activity so as to protect the intent of said land use district. The approval shall be in writing and shall specify the conditions established by the Township Board as well as the number of days and the times of day the special event or activity may be carried on. RESERVED FOR FUTURE USE

Section 2. SEVERABILITY

This Ordinance and the various parts, sections, sub-sections, phrases, sentences, paragraphs, and clauses thereof are hereby declared to be severable. If any part, sentence, paragraph, section, sub-section, phrases, or clause is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid, it shall not affect the remainder of the Ordinance.

Section 3: Effective Date

This Ordinance shall take effect on the 30th day following its publication as required by law.

At a regular meeting of the Township Board for Empire Township held on the 11th day of September, 2018, Deegan moved for adoption of the foregoing ordinance and Neiswonger supported the motion.

Voting for: Deering, Neiswonger, Noonan, Price, Deegan.

Voting against: None.

The Township Supervisor declared the ordinance adopted.

Carl F. Noonan

Empire Township Supervisor

CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of Ordinance No. 02-2018 which was duly adopted by the Empire Township Board at a regular meeting held on September 11, 2018.

Christine M. Neiswonger

Empire Township Clerk

A copy of the zoning ordinance amendment is available for public inspection at the Glen Lake Community Library, 10115 Front Street, Empire, MI during regular business hours or may be inspected by contacting the clerk at 231-326-5349.

Kasson Township Board Proceedings

The following is a synopsis of the July 10, 2018, meeting of the Kasson Township Board. Minutes are available from the Township Clerk. Supervisor Julian called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. All members were present as well as the zoning administrator. The agenda was approved. Minutes of June 12, 2018 approved. Heard presentation by April Missias re: Leelanau County Senior Services. Received communications. Heard public comment. Treasurer and Budget reports heard. Approved payment of bills. Received Treasurer, Planning Commission, Zoning Administrator, Supervisor, Assessor, Fire Board, Elections Commission, Board of Review and Glen Lake Watershed reports. Heard updates on Deerings ZBA appeal; Leelanau Coffee Roasters Nuisance complaint; Approved agreement with Tobin & Co. to provide audit services. Heard Building and Grounds update. Heard concerns regarding bicycle tour groups combined with vehicles and farm equipment. No additional public comment. Adjourned at 8:28 pm.

Prepared by Traci Cruz,

Kasson Township Clerk

Leelanau Township Notice Of Public Hearing

The Leelanau Township Planning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing and consider the following zoning ordinance amendment on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Leelanau Township Hall, 119 E. Nagonaba Street, Northport, MI 49670:

Amendment to the Leelanau Township Zoning Ordinance to change the definition of Agribusiness to Agricultural Support Business, add a definition of Accessory Agricultural Support Business, and allow an Accessory Agricultural Support Business to provide goods and/or services to the public on a limited basis with certain conditions.

The proposed amendment may be reviewed at the Leelanau Township Offices, 119 E. Nagonaba Street, Northport, MI 49670 during regular office hours. Questions should be directed to the Leelanau Township Office of Planning & Zoning, (231) 386- 5138 ext. 4.

Written comments will be received until the time of the hearing in person or by mail to the Leelanau Township Planning Commission, P.O. Box 338, 119 E. Nagonaba, Northport, MI 49670, by fax to (231) 386-7909, or by email to ltzone@leelanautwp.org.

If you are planning to attend this meeting and are handicapped and require special assistance, please notify the Leelanau Township Clerk, at 231- 386-5138 ext. 1.

Deb VanPelt

Leelanau Township Clerk

Empire Township Board Minutes

The following is a synopsis of the September 11, 2018 special and regular meeting of the Empire Township Board. A complete copy of the minutes may be obtained by contacting the Clerk at 231- 326-5349.

Supervisor Noonan called the special meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Members present: Deering, Neiswonger, Price and Deegan. Purpose of the meeting was to review the proposed 2019/2020 Fire Department budget with the Glen Arbor Township Board. The special meeting adjourned at 6:55 pm. Supervisor called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Members present: Deering, Neiswonger, Price and Deegan. Minutes of the 08-14-18 regular meeting were approved.

Actions approved by motions: 1) Approved a $2000.00 bonus for the campground manager and a $1,000.00 bonus for the maintenance worker after another successful year at the campground. 2) Approved the Airport Authority investigating a courtesy vehicle and getting back to the Clerk to find out what the premium would be if the vehicle was titled to Empire Township. 3) Adopted Ordinance No. 02-2018 that amends the Empire Township Zoning Ordinance by deleting Section 4.19 - Special Events or Activities not Specified by Ordinance. 4) Approved the purchase of a 72-niche columbarium at the cost of $22,250 at Maple Grove Cemetery. 5) Levied 0.4475 for general operations and levied the same millage as last year, 4.6000, for fire department operations. 6) Paid monthly bills.

Meeting was adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

Christine M. Neiswonger, Clerk

Leland Township Board Notice

July 9, 2018—7:00 p.m.
Leland Township Library Munnecke
Room, 203 E. Cedar St., Leland, MI

The Leland Township Board unanimously passed the following Resolutions during the regularly scheduled meeting on July 9, 2018. All board members were present.

The following board actions were taken regarding the required FEMA Floodplain Resolutions.

 Floodplain Management Ordinance and Resolution R-18-17 New floodplain maps have been published by FEMA and they will make it possible for Leland Township residents to get flood insurance as needed. Action: Mr. Borden Moved to adopt the Michigan Community Resolution R-18-17 and an intergovernmental agreement to manage floodplain development for the National Flood Insurance Program. The motion was supported by Ms. Garthe. A Roll Call was completed and the Resolution passed unanimously.

 Action: Mr. Borden moved to adopt the ordinance 2018-01 addressing floodplain management provisions of the State Construction Code. The motion was supported by Ms. Garthe. A Roll Call was completed and the ordinance passed unanimously.

The Board meeting minutes and approved resolutions and ordinances are on file at the Leland Township Office, 123 N. St. Joseph St., Lake Leelanau, and on the township Web site at www.leelanau.cc/lelandtwp.asp.

Lisa Brookfield, Leland Township Clerk

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