2017-03-16 / 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:

 Glen Arbor Township Planning Commission Public Hearing Thurs., April 6, 2017—7:00 p.m. The Theola K. Hemphill Irrevocable Trust is requesting a public hearing to approved a Site Condominium in the Resort.

 The Empire Township Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2017/2018 at the Township’s Annual Meeting on Mar. 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

 The Bingham Township Election Commission will meet on Mon., Mar. 20, 2017.

 The Village of Northport Planning Commission is updating the Village Master Plan. The updated master plan will be a guide to help shape local land use and other community decisions.

 Bingham Township Cemetery Ordinance 93-01 (Revision 9). Synopsis For Publication – The entire ordinance is available at the township office.

 Suttons Bay Village Council synopsis of the regular meeting of Feb. 21.

 Suttons Bay Township adopted Ordinance No. 4 of 2017, an Ordinance to provide for the operation of short term rentals within the Township.

Notice To The Public Public Hearing

Thursday, April 6, 2017—7:00 p.m.

Glen Arbor Township Office, 6394 W. Western Ave., Glen Arbor, MI 49636

The Theola K. Hemphill Irrevocable Trust is requesting a public hearing to approved a Site Condominium in the Resort zoning district per Zoning Ordinance Section V.4, Site Condominium Site Plan Review. The parcel’s Tax ID is # 006-127-039-00. The parcel is located at 6375 S. Krull Lane, Section 27, T29N R14W, Glen Arbor Township, Leelanau County, Michigan.

To review the applications, call the Glen Arbor Township Zoning Administrator, (231-360-2557) or visit 6394 W. Western Ave. To submit written comments, write Glen Arbor Township ZA, P.O. Box 276, Glen Arbor, MI 49636; fax (231)256-7774; or email tim@allpermits.com.

Timothy A. Cypher, Glen Arbor Township Zoning Administrator

Public Notice

AS A DEBT COLLECTOR, WE ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NOTIFY US AT THE NUMBER BELOW IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY. MORTGAGE SALE - Default having been made in the terms and conditions of a certain mortgage made by June L. Barth, an adult woman, Mortgagors, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc, (MERS) as nominee for Liberty Home Equity Solutions, Inc., Mortgagee, dated the 22nd day of April, 2013 and recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds, for The County of Leelanau and State of Michigan, on the 6th day of May, 2013 in Liber 1163 of Leelanau County Records, page 976, said Mortgage having been assigned to Live Well Financial, Inc. on which mortgage there is claimed to be due, at the date of this notice, the sum of One Hundred Fifty Eight Thousand Four Hundred Twenty Seven & 71/100 ($158,427.71), and no suit or proceeding at law or in equity having been instituted to recover the debt secured by said mortgage or any part thereof. Now, therefore, by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, and pursuant to statute of the State of Michigan in such case made and provided, notice is hereby given that on the 24th day of March, 2017 at 11:00 AM o’clock Local Time, said mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale at public auction, to the highest bidder, at the Leelanau County Courthouse, 8527 E. Government Center Drive, Suttons Bay, MI (that being the building where the Circuit Court for the County of Leelanau is held), of the premises described in said mortgage, or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the amount due, as aforesaid on said mortgage, with interest thereon at 4.99% per annum and all legal costs, charges, and expenses, including the attorney fees allowed by law, and also any sum or sums which may be paid by the undersigned, necessary to protect its interest in the premises. Which said premises are described as follows: All that certain piece or parcel of land, including any and all structures, and homes, manufactured or otherwise, located thereon, situated in the Township of Elmwood, County of Leelanau, State of Michigan, and described as follows, to wit: Lot 28, Grand View Terrace No. 3, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Liber 5 of plats, Page 1, Leelanau County Records During the six (6) months immediately following the sale, the property may be redeemed, except that in the event that the property is determined to be abandoned pursuant to MCLA 600.3241a, the property may be redeemed during 30 days immediately following the sale. Pursuant to MCLA 600.3278, the mortgagor(s) will be held responsible to the person who buys the property at the foreclosure sale or to the mortgage holder for damaging the property during the redemption period. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagee or the Mortgagee’s attorney Dated: 02/23/2017 Live Well Financial, Inc. Mortgagee FABRIZIO & BROOK, P.C. Attorney for Live Well Financial, Inc. 700 Tower Drive, Ste. 510 Troy, MI 48098 (248) 362-2600 CELINK FHA BARTH (02-23)(03-16)

Empire Township Notice of Budget Hearing

The Empire Township Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2017/2018 at the Township’s Annual Meeting on March 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Township Hall, 10088 W. Front Street, Empire, Michigan.

The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing.

Immediately following the annual and budget meetings, the Township Board will hold a special meeting at the Township Hall to possibly adopt the 2017/2018 fiscal year budget. A copy of the proposed budget will be available at the annual meeting or you may contact the Clerk at 231-326-5349. Public comment is welcome at the meetings or may be written to the attention of the Township Clerk, PO Box 234, Empire, MI 49630.

The Empire Township board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon notice to the Empire Township board. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Clerk, Christine Neiswonger by writing PO Box 234, Empire, MI 49630 or calling 231- 326-5349.

Christine M. Neiswonger
Empire Township Clerk

Public Notice

IF YOU ARE NOW ON ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY OR HAVE BEEN IN THE PRIOR ONE YEAR, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT 248-502- 1400.

MORTGAGE SALE - Default has been made in the conditions of a mortgage made by William M. Baxter, an unmarried man, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for lender and lenders, successors and/ or assigns, Mortgagee, dated February 16, 2007 and recorded February 20, 2007 in Liber 931, Page 293, Leelanau County Records, Michigan. Said mortgage is now held by Ditech Financial LLC fka Green Tree Servicing LLC, by assignment. There is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of One Hundred Thirty-Six Thousand Two Hundred Seventy-Seven and 2/100 Dollars ($136,277.02), including interest at 4% per annum.

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, Michigan at 11:00 AM on MARCH 24, 2017.

Said premises are located in the Township of Kasson, Leelanau County Michigan, and are described as:

Part of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4, Section 23, Town 28 North, Range 13 West, more fully described as: Commencing at the South 1/4 corner of said Section 23; thence North 00 degrees 16 minutes 59 seconds East, 702.50 feet along North- South 1/4 line to the point of beginning; thence continuing North 00 degrees 16 minutes 59 seconds East, 411.60 feet along the North-south 1/4 line of said Section; thence South 87 degrees 18 minutes 33 seconds East, 1059.94 feet parallel with the South line of said Section; thence South 00 degrees 03 minutes 47 seconds West, 411.67 feet parallel with the East line of said Section 23; thence North 87 degrees 18 minutes 33 seconds West, 1061.52 feet (previously recorded as 1061.83 feet) parallel with the South line of said Section to the point of beginning.

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. TO ALL PURCHASERS: The foreclosing mortgagee can rescind the sale. In that event, your damages, if any, are limited solely to the return of the bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.

If the property is sold at foreclosure sale, 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 damage to the property during the redemption period.

Dated: February 23, 2017
Orlans Associates, P.C.
Attorneys for Servicer
P.O. Box 5041
Troy, MI 48007
File No. 17-000711
(02-23)(03-16)

Public Notice

The Bingham Township Election Commission

Will Meet On Monday, March 20, 2017 Following The Regular Monthly Board Meeting

Agenda

#1. Approval of September 19, 2016 Election Commission Meeting Minutes

#2. Approval of Election Inspectors/ Workers for the May 2, 2017 General Election

#3. Approval of Election Officials to act as Agents for Public Accuracy Tests (as appointed by the Clerk prior to the election).

Village of Northport Master Plan Public Safety Discussion Group

The Village of Northport Planning Commission is updating the Village Master Plan. The updated master plan will be a guide to help shape local land use and other community decisions. It will prepare the Village for changing needs and will allow for informed decisions about transportation, housing, infrastructure, recreation, land use, the economy, and overall quality of life. As part of the Master Plan update, the Planning Commission will host a series of Master Plan Discussion Groups to gather ideas and information about specific community topics.

All are welcome and invited to the next Master Plan Discussion Group, which will be held Tuesday, March 21st, 2017, 7:00 PM at the Northport Village Hall located at 116 W. Nagonaba St. and will focus on Public Safety.

This meeting is open to all members of the public under Michigan’s open meetings act. If you are planning to attend and have a disability requiring any special assistance at the meeting, please notify Networks Northwest at 231-929-5034.

Public Notice

SCHNEIDERMAN & SHERMAN, P.C., IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT, ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (248)539-7400 IF YOU ARE IN ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY. MORTGAGE SALE –LINTON A. BODWIN and MARTHA A. CARLSONBODWIN, HUSBAND AND WIFE, granted a mortgage to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), solely as nominee for lender and lender’s successors and assigns, Mortgagee, dated October 28, 2005, and recorded on October 31, 2005, in Liber 878, on Page 448, 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 Two Hundred Forty-Eight Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety-Eight Dollars and Thirty-Eight Cents ($248,798.38). 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 11:00 AM o’clock, on April 7, 2017. Said premises are located in Leelanau County, Michigan and are described as: LOT 23, LIME LAKE SHORES NO. 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN LIBER 6 OF PLATS, PAGES 44 AND 45. 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 S20170126145007 CONV (03-09)(03-30)

Public Notice

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE Notice under MCL 600.3278: Pursuant to MCL 600.3278, if the property is sold at a foreclosure sale under MCL 600.3201 et. seq., the borrower will be held responsible to the person who buys the property at the mortgage foreclosure sale or the mortgage holder for damaging the property during the redemption period. ATTENTION POTENTIAL PURCHASERS AT FORECLOSURE SALE: In the case of resolution prior to or simultaneously with the aforementioned foreclosure sale, Chemical Bank, successor by merger to Northwestern Mortgage Company, may rescind this sale at any time prior to the end of the redemption period. In that event, your damages, if any, shall be limited to the return of your bid amount tendered at the sale, plus interest. This notice relates to a Mortgage made by Jesse H. Bechtel and Cathy J. Bechtel, husband and wife (“Mortgagor”) to Chemical Bank, successor by merger to Northwestern Mortgage Company, dated July 22, 2003, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for the County of Leelanau in the State of Michigan on July 31, 2003, in Liber 751, Page(s) 849, et. seq., on which Mortgage there is claimed to be due as of the date of this Notice the sum of $83,694.42, together with interest at 4.0 percent per annum. NOW THEREFORE, Notice is hereby given that the power of sale contained in said Mortgage has become operative and that pursuant to that power of sale and MCL 600.3201 et. seq., on March 31, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., in the main lobby of the Government Center, which is located at 8527 E. Government Center Drive, Suttons Bay, Michigan, that being the place for holding the Circuit Court and/or for conducting such foreclosure sales for the County of Leelanau, there will be offered at public sale, the premises, or some part thereof, described in said Mortgage as follows, to-wit: Platted Lot(s), situated in the Township of Centerville, County of Leelanau, State of Michigan, described as: Lot No. 7, Ski View Farms, according to the Recorded Plat thereof, recorded in Liber 7 of Plats, Pages 29, 30 and 31. The redemption period shall be six (6) months unless the property is established to be abandoned pursuant to MCL 600.3241a, in which case the redemption period shall be the later of thirty (30) days from the date of sale or fifteen (15) days from the date the notice required by MCL 600.3241a(b) was posted and mailed, or unless under MCL 600.3240(17), prior to the foreclosure sale the borrower follows the procedure set forth in that section to establish the presumption that the property is used for Agricultural purposes, in which case the redemption period shall be one (1) year from the date of the sale. Dated: February 17, 2017 By: NICOLE R. GRAF (P55474) ALWARD FISHER RICE ROWE & GRAF, PLC Attorneys for Chemical Bank 202 E. State Street, Suite 100 Traverse City, Michigan 49684 (231) 346-5400 File No.: 16498.0040

Ad #112283: 2017-03-02 2017-03- 09, 2017-03-16 2017-03-23

Bingham Township Cemetery Ordinance

Ordinance 93-01 (Revision 9)

Synopsis For Publication – The entire ordinance is available at the township office.

This Amended And Adopted Version Dated: May 18, 2015.

Section 1: Title And Responsibility

This Ordinance shall be known and cited as the “Bingham Township Cemetery Ordinance”. The Township Board of Trustees, (“The Board”), shall appoint a “Cemetery Oversight Committee”, (“The Committee”), of ten (10) members:

Section 2: Bingham Township Cemeteries

Two Cemeteries are owned by Bingham Township, both on County Road No. 633 (Center Highway), “Maple Grove Cemetery”, and “Bingham Cemetery”.

Section 3: Definition Of Cemetery Lots

NOTE: A “Lot” is a defined piece of property, given a Lot Control Number, for underground burial.

Section 4: Purchase Of Lot Or Burial Site

Cemetery Lots or burial sites shall be sold only to individuals or families for internment of person(s) for whom the buyer is directly responsible.

Section 5: Sale Or Transfer Of Lot Or Burial Site

A. Sale Of A Lot, Or Burial Site, By Owner

B. Family Transfer Of ‘Certificate Of Burial Rights’

Section 6: Grave Opening For Burial

All cemetery interments must be made under the direction of the Bingham Township Cemetery Sexton.

Section 7: Cemetery Grave Markers

NOTE: All new markers shall be of stone, cast bronze, or other equally durable material.

Headstone and Footstone markers may be installed per ordinance guidelines.

Section 8: Cemetery Grounds

Seasonal flowers, wreaths, displays, and all containers shall be placed so as to not interfere with the mowing and maintenance of the area.

Section 9: Vacant Lot Forfeiture To Bingham Township

Vacant cemetery lots/burial sites can revert back to Bingham Township per ordinance guidelines.

Section 10: Cemetery Records And Responsibilities

The Township Clerk shall maintain records.

Section 11: Cemetery Fees

All Cemetery fees are noted in the ordinance in Addendum A.

Section 12: Veteran’s Flags

Veteran’s of U.S. Military Services are entitled to placement of an American Flag by cemetery stewards.

Section 13: Ordinance Violation Penalties

A violation of this Ordinance constitutes a municipal civil infraction as defined by Michigan law.

Section 14: Severability

The provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.

Section 15: Authority And Date Effectivity

This Revision, No. 9, was adopted by the Board in 2015.

Suttons Bay Village Council

Synopsis of Suttons Bay Village Council Regular meeting of February 21, 2017.

Regular meeting called to order at 5:30 p.m., Quorum present.

Present: Bahle, Case, Christensen, Hylwa, Johnson, Lutke and Suppes.

Council approved the minutes of January 16, 2017. Council approved payment of bills.

Council adopted the updated MDOT Performance Resolution for Governmental Agencies.

Council approved the maintenance proposed from Professional Pump, Inc., in the combined amount of $5,355.00 to repair three WWTP Denver Gardner Blowers.

Council authorized and accepted the proposal from Fortified Coating in the amount of $20,890.00 to provide service in accordance with Fortified Coating proposals 1417, 1418, and 1419.

The meeting adjourned at 5:45 p.m.

A full copy of the minutes can be found on the Village website at www.leelanau.cc/suttonsbayvill.asp or a copy can be reviewed at the Village Hall.

Submitted by Shar Fay, Village Clerk

Suttons Bay Township Notice Of Adoption

Please take notice that the Suttons Bay Township Board at a regular meeting on February 8, 2017 at 5:30 PM in the Suttons Bay Township Offices, Suttons Bay, Michigan, adopted Ordinance No. 4 of 2017, an Ordinance to provide for the operation of short term rentals within the Township.

The following is a synopsis:

Section 1: Purpose; Section 2: Applicability; Section 3: Definitions; Section 4: Short Term Rental Standards; Section 5: Owner Responsibilities; Section 6: Short Term Rental Permit; Section 7: Violation and Administrative Penalties; Section 8: Severability; Section 9: Effective Date.

This Ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after publication in a newspaper of general circulation within the township.

The complete Ordinance is available at the Suttons Bay Township Office 95 W. Fourth Street, Suttons Bay, MI 49682 during regular office hours and online at http://www.leelanau.cc/downloads/ adopted_ str_ ordinance.pdf

Sandra VanHuystee
Suttons Bay Township Clerk

Leelanau Township Special Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 7:00pm Leelanau Township Hall 119 E. Nagonaba St. Northport, MI 49670 ***Tentative Agenda***

Agenda Can Be Amended At The Meeting.

Changes Can/Will Occur Up Until And At The Meeting

Order Of Agenda Items Can/Will Change Up Until And At The Meeting

I. Call To Order, Roll Call, Pledge Of Allegiance

II. Set Agenda

III. Public Comment – First – Limited To 3 Minutes Maximum

IV. General Business

A. Minutes Of February 14, 2017 Regular Board Meeting

B. Current Bills

V. Presentation – Leelanau Peninsula Economic Foundation – Mr. Haring

VI. Reports

A. Leelanau County Sheriff Department – Steve Bailey

B. Leelanau County Commissioners – Ty Wessell – No Report

C. Emergency Services – Hugh Cook

D. Planning Commission – Galen Leighton

VII. Action Items

A. Health, Vision, Dental % Of Premium To Be Paid By Fire Chief

B. Blue Cross Blue Shield – Dental Renewal For June 2017 (Deadline For Changes Is May 1)

C. Disposition Of West Cemetery Buildings

D. Hiring Of Outside Attorney For Independent Sewer Bond Opinion(Feb 8 Confidential Memo)

E. Establishment Of One Captain And Two Lieutenant Positions For Medical Side Of Emergency Services

F. Nominees To Fill Captain And Lieutenant Positions

G. Northport Visitors Center Request

H. 2017 – 2018 Fiscal Year Budget To Be Presented At The Annual Meeting Of The Electorate And Acted On At The Special Meeting Following The Annual Meeting (3-25-2017 10:00a.m.)

VIII. Discussion Items

A. Transferable Village Fuel Pump Concrete Pads - Twp Share Cost

B. Work At Omena Firehall

IX. Public Comment – Second – Limited To 3 Minutes Maximum

X. Correspondence And Announcements

XI. Adjourn

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