2016-04-21 / 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 Three of this week’s Leelanau Enterprise include:

• Charter Township of Elmwood, Meeting minutes posted;

• Cleveland Township, Board proceedings synopsis;

• Empire Township, Board meeting synopsis

• Leelanau Township, Regular meeting proceedings;

• Leland Township, Board meeting synopsis;

• Solon Township Zoning Board of Appeals, Public Hearing notice;

• Village of Empire, Request for bids;

• Village of Northport, Water Quality Report;

And in Section One, Page 8 a display ad for Elmwood Township Planning Commission has openings on the Planning Commission

Cleveland Township Notice to the Public

Board Proceedings

The following is a synopsis of the April 12, 2016, meeting of the Cleveland Township board. The complete minutes are available from the Township Clerk. Supervisor Stein called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Four members were present, Dan Klimaszewski passed away on March 22, 2016. Two guests were also present.

Agenda was approved as presented.

Approved minutes of the March 9, 2016 meeting.

Received Treasurer’s report and approved payment of bills.

Received Supervisor, Clerk, and Zoning Administrator’s reports.

The board adopted the Resolution of the Cleveland Township Board Regarding Change in the Payment Schedule to Cedar Fire and Rescue.

The board adopted the Cleveland Township General Appropriations Act (Budget) Resolution.

The board approved to hire Tobin & Co. to perform the audit for the year ending March 31, 2016.

The board approved to contract with Compass Fence for replacement of the perimeter fence at the Township Hall.

Public comment was held. The meeting was adjourned at 8:02 p.m.

Jan Nowak
Cleveland Township Clerk

Public Notice

STATE OF MICHIGAN COUNTY OF LEELANAU NOTICE TO CREDITORS

(Trust Administration)

Trust Administration of A. KATHLEEN LIVINGSTON

Date of Birth: November 12, 1929

TO ALL CREDITORS:

NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The Grantor, A. KATHLEEN LIVINGSTON, who lived at 2123 S. Lee Point Road, Suttons Bay, Michigan 49682 died on March 24, 2016. There is no personal representative of the Grantor’s estate to whom Letters of Administration have been issued.

Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the A. Kathleen Livingston Trust Agreement dated June 21, 2001, as amended, or A. Kathleen Livingston, individually, will be forever barred unless presented to Lori Ann Pease and Allen R. Livingston, Successor Cotrustees, within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice. Notice is further given that the Trust will thereafter be assigned and distributed to the persons entitled to it.

Date: April 12, 2016
Law Offices of James R. Williams
James R. Williams P22351
105 W. Broadway
P.O. Box 458
Suttons Bay, MI 49682-0458
(231) 271-3254
Lori Ann Pease
10970 E. Pobuda Rd.
P.O. Box 283
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
231-271-4054
Allen R. Livingston
1905 Norvick Road
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
231-649-0870

Leelanau Township Notice to the Public

Board Regular Meeting Proceedings
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 7:00p.M.
Leelanau Township Hall
119 E. Nagonaba St.
Northport, Mi 49670

Supervisor Scripps called the meeting to order at 7:00P.M..

Board members present: Doug Scripps, Denise Dunn, Deb Van Pelt, and Galen Leighton. Gary Fredrickson excused absence.

Fourteen citizens and three staff members were present.

Agenda set as presented.

Public Comment was heard from Phyllis Rebori, asked if public could speak when the Board discusses the proposed ballot language.

Approved Special Board Meeting minutes of March 3, 2016, replacement date for March 8, 2016 regular meeting, as amended.

Approved Special Board Meeting minutes of March 3, 2016 Closed Session portion of the meeting as presented.

Approved Special Meeting following the 2016-2017 Annual Meeting of the Electorate, Saturday, March 19, 2016, as presented.

Approved current bills in the amount of $50,534.39 as presented.

Heard a presentation from Paul Olson of Municipal Underwriters of Michigan on the township’s liability insurance plan.

Reports were heard from Leelanau County Sheriff Department, Steve Bailey; Leelanau County Commissioners, Ty Wessell; Emergency Services, Hugh Cook; NEMS, Hugh Cook; Planning Commission, Galen Leighton.

Approved three proposed ballot languages to go on the August 2, 2016 Primary Election Ballot. One proposal is for the General Fund Allocated 0.4745 and one for Emergency Services 2.2 and one for Emergency Services ALS (Advanced Life Support) 0.5.

Approved a Field Mowing Agreement with Jim Thomas to mow at the airport and cemetery.

Request for extra cost from original bid for township storage building was denied.

Approved a quote from Consumers Power to run overhead electrical line to the township storage building.

Approved a quote from Leelanau Tree Service to remove diseased and dead ash trees at Peterson Park.

Approved a request to add paving E. Engles Road, subject to funding, to the Leelanau Township Capital Improvement Plan 2016.

Approved a request from the Northport Visitor Center for 2016 for the producing and printing of information pamphlets for Leelanau Township, Northport and Omena in an amount not to exceed $1,200.

Approved a proposal from TargetSolutions Learning, LLC for online training program for the Emergency Services Departments.

Discussed and authorized the Supervisor to place an ad in the newspaper seeking bids for the interior electrical for the township’s new storage building.

Discussed the resignation of Pat Burguard as EMS Coordinator. The Supervisor will write a letter of regret and thanking him for his service as coordinator.

Discussed dental/vision insurance for the IAFF EMS union group and getting three bids for coverage.

Public Comment was heard from Paul Rebori asked Hugh Cook and Adam Ziter where the Fire and EMS employees will be able to work on the on-line training program that was approved above. Phyllis Rebori asked where the chips from the stump grinding of the ash trees would be placed.

In correspondence and announcements two letters were received, one from David Brigham and one from Leelanau County Road Commission.

Meeting adjourned at 9:26p.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

Public Notice

Notice Of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale

THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY.

ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your damages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.

MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the conditions of a mortgage made by Karen Jo Gleason, original mortgagor(s), to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for PHH Mortgage Corp (fka Cendant Mortgage Corp) its successors and assigns, Mortgagee, dated May 20, 2005, and recorded on June 8, 2005 in Liber 857 on Page 122, and modified by agreement dated October 15, 2009, and recorded on January 4, 2010 in Liber 1037 on Page 473, and assigned by said Mortgagee to JP Morgan Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-ALT1, Mortgage Pass- Through Certificates, U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee, Successor in Interest to Wachovia Bank, N.A. as Trustee as assignee as documented by an assignment, in Leelanau county records, Michigan, on which mortgage there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of One Hundred Fifty Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty-Two and 33/100 Dollars ($150,922.33).

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 place of holding the circuit court within Leelanau County, at 11:00 AM, on May 13, 2016.

Said premises are situated in Township of Cleveland, Leelanau County, Michigan, and are described as: That part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 14, Town 29 North, Range 13 West, More fully described as: Commencing at the Southeast corner of said Section 14; thence North 0 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds East, along the East section line, 410.50 feet for the point of beginning; thence North 88 degrees 33 minutes 30 seconds West 214.50 feet; thence North 0 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds East 200.00 feet; thence South 88 degrees 33 minutes 30 seconds East 214.50 feet thence South 0 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds West, along said section line, 200.00 feet to the point of beginning. The Easterly 33 feet of Above Parcel is subject to an easement for ingress and egress for adjacent property owners.

Together with an Easement for ingress and egress over Old Sugar Loaf Mountain Road running on East side of parcel which is still a public highway, reresolution of Road Commission September 18, 1973. Should this road ever be closed, said easement for ingress and egress shall be over East 33 feet of the 410.50 feet immediately South of said parcel connecting to Sugar Loaf Mountain Road as it crosses the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 14, Town 29 North, Range 13 West.

The redemption period shall be 6 months from the date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in accordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of such sale.

If the property is sold at foreclosure sale under Chapter 32 of the Revised Judicature Act of 1961, pursuant to 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.

Dated: April 14, 2016
For more information, please call:
FC J (248) 593-1311
Trott Law, P.C.
Attorneys For Servicer
31440 Northwestern Hwy Ste. 200
Farmington Hills, Michigan
48334-5422
File #458494F01
(04-14)(05-05)

Public Notice

Notice Of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale

THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT THE NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY.

ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded by the foreclosing mortgagee. In that event, your damages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.

MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the conditions of a mortgage made by Sandra K. Swanson and Leonard D. Swanson, wife and husband, original mortgagor(s), to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., Mortgagee, dated June 30, 2006, and recorded on July 13, 2006 in Liber 907 on Page 900, and modified by agreement recorded on September 6, 2011 in Liber 1095 on Page 117, and assigned by said Mortgagee to HSBC Bank USA, National Association, as Trustee for the Benefit of People’s Financial Realty Mortgage Securities Trust, Series 2006- 1, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-1 as assignee as documented by an assignment, in Leelanau County records, Michigan, on which mortgage there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of Four Hundred Seventy-Eight Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-One and 11/100 Dollars ($478,681.11).

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 place of holding the circuit court within Leelanau County, at 11:00 AM, on April 29, 2016.

Said premises are situated in Township of Cleveland, Leelanau County, Michigan, and are described as: Part of Government Lot 4 beginning at point on North line of Lot 4 midway between Northwest corner and Northeast corner Lot 4; thence West along North line 100 feet to point of beginning; thence West 100 feet; thence South parallel with West line of Lot 4 to shore of Traverse Lake; thence Easterly along shore to point 100 feet due East of last described lines; thence North to point of beginning; Section 11, Town 29 North, Range 13 West, in Michigan, except that portion conveyed to the National Park Service in 1973.

The redemption period shall be 6 months from the date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in accordance with MCLA 600.3241a, in which case the redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of such sale.

If the property is sold at foreclosure sale under Chapter 32 of the Revised Judicature Act of 1961, pursuant to 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.

Dated: March 31, 2016
For more information, please call:
FC H (248) 593-1300
Trott Law, P.C.
Attorneys For Servicer
31440 Northwestern Hwy Ste. 200
Farmington Hills, Michigan
48334-5422
File #433952F03
(03-31)(04-21)

Public Notice

LEGAL NOTICE STATE OF MICHIGAN CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE COUNTY OF LEELANAU - NOTICE OF SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT - FILE NO. 15-9625-CH, Plaintiff Bank of Township of Leland v Defendants Thomas B. Bischoff, Mary Jane Siegmund, Susan P. Oliver, Gerald Fleis, Christina Fleis, Christian G. Plasman, Deborah R. Plasman, Gery E. Zemaitis, Karen J. Zemaitis, a/k/a Karen Zemaitisw, Margaret Brosey, Marlo Behne, Diane J. Allington, Joan J. Larson, Jill B. McFarlane, Sue L. Burns, Wade Andrew Hulon, Jr., Patricia Stone Hulon, Ruth J. Wakalut, Clement Suttman, Holly Suttman, Robert C. Schlueter, Dennis J. Dennehy, Ambrosia L. Dennehy, Michael A. Schneider, Mary E. Schneider, Polly B. Jameson – TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS including said Defendants, and whose interest in the matter may be barred or affected by the following: TAKE NOTICE: An Order has been issued in this Court directing the giving of notice of these proceedings, and providing as follows: This matter having come before the Court by way of Township of Leland’s Motion for Alternate Service, and the Court being otherwise fully advised in the premises; THE COURT FINDS: Service of process upon the defendants, Thomas B. Bischoff, Mary Jane Siegmund, Susan P. Oliver, Gerald Fleis, Christina Fleis, Christian G. Plasman, Deborah R. Plasman, Gery E. Zemaitis, Karen J. Zemaitis, a/k/a Karen Zemaitisw, Margaret Brosey, Marlo Behne, Diane J. Allington, Joan J. Larson, Jill B. McFarlane, Sue L. Burns, Wade Andrew Hulon, Jr., Patricia Stone Hulon, Ruth J. Wakalut, Clement Suttman, Holly Suttman, Robert C. Schlueter, Dennis J. Dennehy, Ambrosia L. Dennehy, Michael A. Schneider, Mary E. Schneider, Polly B. Jameson cannot reasonably be made as provided in MCR 2.105 and service of process may be made in a manner that is reasonably calculated to give the defendant actual notice of the proceedings and an opportunity to be heard. IT IS ORDERED Service of the summons and complaint and a copy of this order shall be made by the following method(s). a. Firstclass mail to Defendants last known addresses; b. Tacking or firmly affixing to the door at the defendants last known residences; and by Publishing notification of these proceedings in a publication serving the Leelanau County, MI area for three (3) consecutive weeks; and posting a copy of this Order at this Circuit courthouse and the District Court serving Leelanau County, MI. Dated: March 28, 2016; (signed) Hon. Thomas G. Power (P24270), Circuit Judge.

The above defendants are also hereby notified of the following: a. This is a reformation action concerning real property located in the City of Baldwin, County of Lake, State of Michigan commonly known as 2045 West Circle Boulevard, Baldwin, MI 49304, seeking a Declaratory Judgment that will, among other things, rectify errors and reform the legal description of the subject property’s mortgage; b. You must answer or take other action by filing same at the Court address of 8527 E Governmental Center Drive, Suite 103, Suttons Bay, MI 49682, with copy to Plaintiff Counsel at 1131 East Eighth Street, Traverse City, MI 49686, on or before 21 days from the first date of this publication; c. Failure to answer or take any other action may result in a default and an entry of a default judgment against you.

Charter Township of Elmwood Notice to the Public

The Township Board of the Charter Township of Elmwood held a regular meeting on April 11, 2016. The complete minutes of the meeting 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.

Leland Township Notice to the Public

Board Meeting
April 11, 2016—7:30 p.m.
Leland Township Library Munnecke
Room, 203 E. Cedar St., Leland, MI

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Cal Little, with Clerk Jane Keen, Treasurer Shirley Garthe and Trustee Tim Cypher and 11 guests present. Trustee Tony Borden was absent. The agenda was approved. Minutes were approved for March 14 and 19. The Treasurer’s Report was approved. The following board actions were taken:

• Approved street closing request for Lake Leelanau Street Fair on August 20, 2016

• Approved sidewalk repairs at the northeast corner of St. Joseph and M204 in Lake Leelanau

• Tabled sidewalk project at the northwest corner of St. Mary and M204 in Lake Leelanau until a revised sidewalk ordinance is adopted

• Tabled a revised sidewalk ordinance and agreed to hold a workshop to discuss the ordinance

• Reappointed Jim Munoz to the Harbor Commission for three years and Tony Borden as Harbor Commission board representative for one year

• Approved bills and accounts

Board comment and public comment were heard. The meeting was adjourned at 9:42 p.m. Minutes 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.

Jane M. Keen
Leland Township Clerk

Village of Empire Notice to the Public

Salt and Sand Storage Building Request for Bids

Bid Categories
1. Demolition –
2. Excavating –
3. Concrete –
4. Wood framing (trusses) –
5. Metal Roof and Fascia -

Notes: Construction should be bid using the five (5) aforementioned categories. Each successful bidder will become a ‘Prime Contractor’ with the Village. No general contractor will be involved. Each prime contractor will contract directly with the Village and be required to provide the Village with insurance and guarantees for their particular construction part of the proposed building.

There will be no electrical or plumbing included in the construction of the salt and sand storage building.

The Village will allow the demolition prime contractor to dispose of the removed concrete and other disposal at the Village dump site approximately five (5) miles from the construction site.

Drawings with specifications are available at no charge via e-mail or from the Village Deputy Clerk, Darlene Friend, (deputyclerk@villageofempire.com) or the Architect, William Fuller, (fullerarchitect@yahoo.com).

Any and all questions should be in writing to the architect via e-mail.

Construction start will be immediate.

Bids will be due no later than 1:00pm (ESDT), Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the Deputy Village Clerk’s office. Bids may be sent via e-mail.

The Village of Empire reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Solon Township Zoning Board of Appeals Notice to the Public

Public Hearing Notice
PO Box 253
Cedar, MI 49621
Phone (231) 360-2557
Fax (231) 256-7774

The Solon Township Zoning Board of Appeals has scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday, May 10th, 2016, at 7:00 pm in the Cedar Fire Dept. meeting room, 8907 Railroad Rd., Cedar, MI to receive public comment on the following:

A request from SC Flaska Properties, LLC (Cory Flaska) to obtain a variance from Section 28.04B, for a reduction of 10 feet from the 40’ Right-of-Way requirement. The purpose of the request is to allow for the housing density of the Zoning Ordinance. The parcel tax number is 45-010-007-001-00, and is located in the Agricultural Zoning District on Bellinger Road, Solon Township, Leelanau County, Cedar, Michigan, Section 7, T28N R12W.

For further information, or to submit written comments, please contact the Solon Township Planning and Zoning Office, P.O. Box 226, Lake Leelanau, MI 49653, or call (231) 360-2557, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm or FAX (231) 256-7774.

Solon Township will provide necessary and/or reasonable auxiliary aides and services for the hearing impaired and other persons with disabilities upon seven (7) days notice to the Solon Township Zoning Administrator at the address and phone number above.

Timothy A. Cypher
Zoning Administrator

Public Notice

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
File No. 15-12214-DE
State of Michigan
Probate Court
County of Leelanau

Estate of MILTON JOHN SANDULA Date of Birth: 07/29/1939

TO ALL CREDITORS:

NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Milton John Sandula, of 505 Cemetery Road, Maple City, Michigan 49664, died November 11, 2014. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to Randy Sandula, personal representative, or to both the Probate Court at 8527 E. Government Center Drive, Ste. 203, Suttons Bay, Michigan 49682, and the personal representative within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice.

Dated: 4/12/16
Randy Sandula
Personal Representative
P.O. Box 174
Lapeer, MI 48446
(586) 531-2294

Empire Township Notice to the Public

Board Minutes

The following is a synopsis of the April 12, 2016 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 meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Members present: Deering, Neiswonger, Price, and Noonan. Minutes of the 03-15-16 regular meeting and 03-19-16 annual, budget, and special meetings were approved.

Actions approved by motions: 1) Accepted resignation of township hall custodian Robert Manning due to health reasons. 2) As Joe Harriger has been filling in for Bob Manning during the last months and has agreed to accept the position permanently, motion was approved hiring Joe Harriger as township hall custodian. 3) Approved hiring Harriger Construction as general contractor for township hall concrete repairs (front and side porches, and sidewalk repairs) and post repairs at the approximate cost of $8,000. 4) Paid monthly bills.

Meeting was adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

Christine M. Neiswonger, Clerk

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