2017-03-30 / 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:

 Empire Township Board will hold a public hearing on Apr. 11, at 7:30 p.m. to review and consider objections to, and consider confirming the special assessment roll prepared by the township supervisor for the Southpointe Lane and W. Maple Glen Drive.

 Northport Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) will be held on Thur., April 6, 2017 to consider a request from Frank Goodroe, for an appeal of the Village Zoning Administrator’s decision that a ‘rooming house’ rental use is in violation of the Village Zoning Ordinance.

 Elmwood twp board public hearing is scheduled for Wed., Apr. 26, at 6:00 p.m.

 Suttons Bay twp board synopsis of March 8 board meeting.

 Leland twp Board Meeting Dates and Time Change to 7:00 p.m. Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

 Leland twp board special meeting synopsis for March 18.

 Empire Village Council adopted Ordinance #147 on March 21.

 Suttons Bay village council regular meeting synopsis for March 20.

Empire Township Public Hearing Notice

April 11, 2017 At 7:30 P.M. At The

Township Hall, 10088 W. Front St.

Southpointe Lane And W. Maple Glen Drive Private Road Improvement Special Assessment District - 2017

Please take notice that the Empire Township Board will hold a public hearing on April 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Township Hall, at which time it will meet, to review and consider objections to, and consider confirming the special assessment roll prepared by the township supervisor for the Southpointe Lane and W. Maple Glen Drive Private Road Improvement Special Assessment District - 2017. The special assessment roll is on file with the Township Clerk and may be examined by contacting the clerk at 231-326-5349.

An owner of, or party of interest in, any parcel in the proposed special assessment district may appear in person at the hearing or shall be permitted to file by letter to protest the confirmation of the special assessment roll prepared by the Township Supervisor. An appearance or written protest at the hearing in the special assessment proceedings is required in order to appeal the amount of the special assessment to the State Tax Tribunal. If a protest is filed in writing, it must be mailed to the attention of the Township Clerk at P.O. Box 234, Empire, MI 49630 or submitted to the Township Clerk no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 10, 2017

Christine M. Neiswonger
Empire Township Clerk

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.

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

State of Michigan Probate Court
County of Leelanau
Publication of Notice of Hearing
File No. 17-12534-GA, 17-12545-CA
In the matter of Thane M. Possert

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS including Mitchell K. Possert whose address(es) is/are unknown and whose interest in the matter may be barred or affected by the following:

TAKE NOTICE: A hearing will be held on April 13, 2017 at 10:30 am at 8527 E. Government Center Dr., Courtroom C, before Judge Larry J. Nelson P24869 for the following purpose:

Petition for appointment of Guardian and Petition for Appointment of Conservator.

Diana L. Arnold
961 S. Richter Rd.
Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Northport Village Zoning Board Of Appeals Public Meeting

A special meeting of the Northport Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

Will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Village Hall, 116 West Nagonaba Street at 7:00pm (the regular council meeting will immediately follow the appeals hearing). Purpose of the hearing is to consider a request from Frank Goodroe, 122 West Third Street, Northport (property ID# (042-450-066- 00-10) for an appeal of the Village Zoning Administrator’s decision that a ‘rooming house’ rental use is in violation of the Village Zoning Ordinance, (CR-1) Commercial/Residential District. The appeal is for an interpretation of the Village Zoning Ordinance November 2006, Article 12, CR-1 Commercial/ Residential District, 12.02 Uses Permitted by right. You are encouraged to attend the public hearing. Any communication must be in writing directed the Village Clerk, PO Box 336, Northport, MI 49670.

Elmwood Township Board Notice Of Public Hearing

A Public Hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. before the Elmwood Charter Township Board to consider a new draft Zoning Ordinance and map. A complete updated draft Zoning Ordinance is available at the Township Hall or online at www.leelanau. cc/elmwoodtwp.asp. Regular Township business hours are Monday thru Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

The public hearing will be held at the Elmwood Township Hall, 10090 E. Lincoln Road, Traverse City. Individuals can make public comment or submit written comments, in person, at the public hearing. Written comments may be submitted prior to the public hearing by mailing them to: Planning and Zoning Department, 10090 E. Lincoln Rd, Traverse City, MI 49684 or planner@elmwoodtownship.net. Written comments submitted prior to the public hearing will be received until 5:00 pm, Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Individuals planning to attend who require reasonable auxiliary aids should contact Connie Preston, Township Clerk at (231) 946-0921.

Suttons Bay Township Notice

Synopsis of March 8, 2017
Board Meeting Minutes

The Suttons Bay Township Board held its regular meeting on March 8, 2017. Present: Clerk VanHuystee, Treasurer Hartesvelt and Trustees Nixon and Slocombe. Reports received - Planner, Zoning Administrator. Minutes of previous regular meeting was approved. Authorization was received to pay the bills.

Held the Annual Budget Hearing and adopted 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget, and set millage rate to support the Fiscal Year Budget. Dan Wagner, Manager, Leelanau County Road Commission gave a report. Reviewed Dick Figura’s letter regarding review of Library Millage: Collection and Payments. Appointments made to Zoning Board of Appeals. Assigned Ordinance Number to Short Term Rental Ordinance. Set up a committee to review fee schedule. Request from Parks and Recreation Committee to spend money on surveys.

A complete copy of the Minutes can be reviewed at the Township Offices, 95 W. Fourth St., Suttons Bay.

Respectfully submitted,
Sandra VanHuystee, Township Clerk

Leland Township Notice

Leland Township Board Meeting Dates and Time Change to 7:00 p.m.

Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Meetings are held the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Leland Township Library Munnecke Room, 203 E. Cedar St., Leland.

APRIL MEETING CANCELLED (lack of quorum—MTA conference)

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, June 12, 2017
Monday, July 10, 2017
Monday, August 14, 2017
Monday, September 11, 2017
Monday, October 9, 2017
Monday, November 13, 2017
Monday, December 11, 2017
Monday, January 8, 2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
Monday, March 12, 2018
Jane M. Keen
Leland Township Clerk

Public Notice

To All Creditors:

The Decedent, Dale F. Dick, who lived at 12325 Lincoln Hollow, Cedar, MI 49621, died on December 26, 2016. There is a Personal Representative of the Settlor’s Estate to whom Letters of Authority have been issued, Leelanau County Probate File No. 17-12506-DE. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the Estate of Dale F. Dick will be forever barred unless presented to Ralph K. Dick Personal Representative, at his address below within 4-months after the date of publication. Notice is further given that the Estate will thereafter be assigned and distributed to the person(s) entitled to it.

Dated 3-20-17
Ralph K. Dick, PR
204 Robin Hood Street
Roscommon, MI 48653
Rysso & Wingfield, PLLC
Jeffrey R. WIngfield, Attorney for PR
807 W. Front St., Ste A
Traverse City, MI 49684

Leland Township Board Special Meeting

March 18, 2017—Following Annual Meeting

Leelanau Community Cultural Center, 111 S. Main, Leland

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Susan Och, with Clerk Jane Keen and Trustee Michael Collins present. Treasurer Shirley Garthe and Trustee Tony Borden were absent. The agenda was approved. Approved the Lake Leelanau Street Fair for August 19, 2017, and authorized the clerk to apply for a street closing

 Adopted the Leland Township General Appropriations Act 2017-2018

 Approved the Leland Township Board meeting schedule for 2017-2018

Public comment was heard. The meeting was adjourned at 1:17 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

Empire Village Public Notice

March 22, 2017

This is to inform you that at the regular meeting held March 21, 2017, the Empire Village Council adopted Ordinance #147 an Ordinance to restrict the time, place and manner of parking or abandoning vehicles and/or the placing of other objects, including snow, ice or slush in the public right of way; to provide for violations and penalties; and to designate enforcement officials. This Ordinance replaces Ordinance #71 Snow Removal. 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

Suttons Bay Village Council

Synopsis of Suttons Bay Village Council Regular Meeting of March 20, 2017.

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

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

Absent: Christensen.

Council approved budget amendments as proposed. Council approved payment of bills.

The meeting adjourned at 5:55 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 viewed at the Village Hall.

Submitted by Shar Fay, Village Clerk.

Public Notice

Notice of Initiation of the Section 106 Process-Public Participation in accordance with the FCC’s Nationwide Programmatic Agreement. Mobilitie proposes to construct an approximately 120 ft. pole at Lat: 44.881037 N, Long: 85.853962 W approximately 0.06 miles north/northwest of S. Maple City Road (Road 667) and W. Ryant Road, Maple City, Leelanau County, MI 49664. Parties interested in details regarding the telecommunication pole or in providing comment on the proposed undertaking relative to potential effects on historic properties should contact GSS, Inc., 3311 109th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322; Ph# (515) 331-2103 (GSS W16868-MI-22).

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