2017-04-27 / 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:

 Public Safety And Fire Emergency Response Cost Recovery Ordinance

Notice is hereby given that Centerville, Kasson and Solon Townships have each adopted a modified cost recovery ordinance for the recovery of costs associated with Cedar Area Fire & Rescue.

 Empire Township Board will hold a public hearing on May 9 at 7:30 p.m. on the Lakeview Orchard private road improvement special assessment district - 2017.

 Glen Arbor Twp Board Meeting March 14 minutes synopsis.

 Empire Twp Board Meeting Minutes Synopsis For April 11.

 Solon Township Board Meeting Minutes Synopsis For April 6.

 Elmwood Twp planning commission public hearing is scheduled for May 16, at 7:00 p.m. to consider CLU 2017- 01, a request by Heritage Sustainable Energy for a commercial solar array project.

 Synopsis of Suttons Bay Village Council regular meeting of April 17.

 Suttons Bay Twp synopsis of April 12 regular board meeting.

Public Notice

Centerville Township
Kasson Township
Solon Township

Public Safety And Fire Emergency Response Cost Recovery Ordinance

Notice is hereby given that Centerville, Kasson and Solon Townships have each adopted a modified cost recovery ordinance for the recovery of costs associated with Cedar Area Fire & Rescue.

This ordinance will become effective 14 days following publication of this notice of adoption in the Leelanau Enterprise.

This ordinance can be viewed on the Centerville, Kasson and Solon Township websites, or by contacting the clerks of those townships.

Public Notice

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE (LEELANAU COUNTY) – MORTGAGE SALE – Default has been made in the terms and conditions of a certain Mortgage made by David J. Regner and Regina R. Regner, Husband and Wife, to Fifth Third Bank (N. Michigan), and dated October 26, 2005 and recorded on January 13, 2006, in Liber 887, Page 945, Leelanau County Records, Michigan. Said Mortgage is now held by Fifth Third Bank, an Ohio Banking Corporation. The sum claimed to be due and owing on said Mortgage as of the date of this Notice is $101,542.25, with interest accruing at $10.21 per diem. 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 shall be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at public venue, at the place of holding the circuit court within Leelanau County, at 11:00 am on Friday, May 5, 2017. The Mortgagee will apply the sales proceeds to the debt secured by the Mortgage as stated above, plus interest on the amount due at a rate of interest equal to 3.75% per annum; all legal costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees allowed by law; and also any amount paid by the Mortgagee to protect its interest in the property. The properties to be sold at foreclosure are all that real estate situated in the Township of Suttons Bay, County of Leelanau, State of Michigan, described as follows: PART OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 5, TOWN 30 NORTH, RANGE 11 WEST, SUTTONS BAY TOWNSHIP, LEELANAU COUNTY, MICHIGAN, DESCRIBED MORE FULLY AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTH QUARTER CORNER OF SAID SECTION 5; THENCE SOUTH 89° 41’06” EAST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 5, 1310.88 FEET TO THE EAST EIGHTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 5; THENCE SOUTH 00°05’02” WEST, ALONG SAID EIGHTH LINE, 1835.79 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING SOUTH 00°05’02” WEST, ALONG SAID EIGHTH LINE, 301.21 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF STOWE ROAD; THENCE NORTH 79°18’00” EAST, ALONG SAID CENTERLINE, 80.64 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 01°35’00” WEST, 168.98 FEET; THENCE NORTH 88°50’55” WEST, 283.09 FEET; THENCE NORTH 13°35’45” WEST, 463.42 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89°49’15” EAST, 318.83 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR THE USE AND MAINTENANCE OF THE UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE TITLE CROSSING SAID PARCEL. PERMANENT PARCEL NUMBER: 45011-005-003-00 COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 3887 N STOWE RD, SUTTONS BAY, MI, 49682 The redemption period shall be six (6) months from the date of sale pursuant to M.C.L. §600.3240(8). If the property is sold at foreclosure sale, under M.C.L. §600.3278 the borrower(s) 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. March 27, 2017 FIFTH THIRD BANK, AN OHIO BANKING CORPORATION Kilpatrick & Associates, P.C. Attorneys for Fifth Third Bank, an Ohio Banking Corporation 903 N. Opdyke Rd., Suite C Auburn Hills, MI 48326 (248) 377-0700 (04-06)(04-27)

Empire Township Public Hearing Notice

May 9, 2017 AT 7:30 P.M. AT THE TOWNSHIP HALL, 10088 W. FRONT ST.


Please take notice that the Empire Township Board will hold a public hearing on May 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Township Hall, 10088 W. Front Street for the purpose of receiving any comments or hearing any objections to the following:

1. The plans and cost estimates for the proposed repaving of the private road easements within Lakeview Orchard.

2. The new special assessment district is proposed to include 26 parcels, parcel numbers as follows: 005-019- 027-00, 005-020-005-00, 005-020-005- 15, 005-020-005-16, 005-020-005-20, 005-020-005-25, 005-020-005-30, 005- 020-005-35, 005-020-005-40, 005-020- 005-45, 005-020-005-50, 005-020-005- 55, 005-020-005-60, 005-020-005-65, 005-020-005-70, 005-020-005-75, 005- 020-005-80, 005-019-027-10, 005-019- 027-20, 005-019-027-30, 005-030-001- 00, 005-019-027-40, 005-030-001-10, 005-029-003-00, 005-029-003-10, 005- 029-003-20. The parcels are those that have frontage along the private road in Lakeview Orchard in Empire Township, Michigan.

3. It is proposed that all properties in the special assessment district be specially assessed for the cost of the repaving on an equal per parcel basis.

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 improvement of said private road easements, the paving of same, the cost thereof, or the proposed financing of such improvement by special assessment. 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 May 9, 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.

Glen Arbor Township Regular Board Meeting

March 14, 2017 Minutes Synopsis

(Meeting Electronically Recorded and written notes)

Township Supervisor, Peter Van Nort, called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM in the Glen Arbor Town Hall meeting room. Trustee Don Lewis was absent; all other board members were present. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. The 2017-2018 Budget Hearing was conducted. The Supervisor reviewed the budget. The Budget Hearing was adjourned at 7:41 PM. The agenda was presented with additions and accepted as modified. The minutes of the 2/21/17 Regular Meeting were approved as presented. There were no public comments. The Treasurer reported 2/28/17 cash on hand - $3,407,262.67. General Fund: Expenses $16,212.92, Payroll $15,623.88. Emergency Services: Expenses $34,497.49, Payroll $72,545.79. Both approved to be paid by motion. All expenses and financial statements have been reviewed and approved by ESAC. Emergency Services Advisory Commission report was given by Ron Calsbeek. Emergency Services Budget Amendments were reviewed, motion and approval of amendments. Fire Chief Operations Report – Chief Dodson was unavailable.

Zoning Administrators Report Tim Cypher report submitted in writing. Tim & Polly Cairns. Monthly Assessors Report submitted in writing. Correspondence was reviewed and accepted as presented. Great Lakes Water Quality Laboratory, State of Michigan, DEQ, violation, State of Michigan DEQ, dredging, Planning and Zoning News, Michigan Township Focus. Unfinished business – None. New Business – Aspen Wireless – Glen Arbor WiFi. The Park Commission had received the grant information. Glen Arbor Art Association has created a booklet for advertising. Planning Commission Report – John Peppler. Public Comments – None. Board Member Comments – none. Supervisory Comments: Supervisor Van Nort updated the board on the ZBA hearing. Meeting was adjourned at 9:16 PM. Respectfully submitted, Lori Nash, Glen Arbor Deputy Clerk.

Empire Township Board Minutes

The following is a synopsis of the April 11, 2017 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 7:32 p.m. Members present: Deering, Neiswonger, Price, and Deegan. Minutes of the 03-14-17 public hearing and regular meeting and the 03-25-17 annual meetings were approved.

Actions approved by motions: 1) Approved hiring Susan Johnston for the assistant maintenance position at the campground at the starting wage of $11.00/hour. 2) Approved increasing the assessor’s land division review wage to $50.00/review. 3) Adopted resolution 05-2017 that approves and establishes the special assessment roll for the Southpointe Lane and W. Maple Glen Drive Private Road Improvements Special Assessment District - 2017. 4) Adopted resolution 06-2017 that directs the supervisor to determine the costs and boundaries of the proposed special assessment district for Lakeview Orchard road improvements. 5) Adopted resolution 07-2017 that sets a public hearing on May 9, 2017 to hear protests on the proposed special assessment district for Lakeview Orchard road improvements. 6) Confirmed the appointment of Kathy Wiejaczka as an alternate member to the Zoning Board of Appeals. 7) Paid monthly bills.

Meeting was adjourned at 9:16 p.m.

Christine M. Neiswonger, Clerk

Solon Township Board

Meeting Minutes Synopsis For 04/06/2017

Supervisor Lautner opened the regular meeting at 7:00 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance.

All Board members were present.

Fourteen guests were present.

The following actions were taken by the Board:

Approved the agenda as presented.

Approved the regular meeting minutes and the budget meeting minutes from 03/09/2017 as written.

Adopted the Solon Township Budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.

Approved to amend the 2016-2017 Budget by transferring funds from the Public Utilities, Planning Commission Budget, Hall Operating, Contingency and Fund Balance to pay all line items that went over their budgeted amounts.

Approved the Treasurer’s report and payment of vouchers.

Approved the $3,670.00 to repair and drywall the south wall of the township hall.

Approved to purchase the flag pole and Polish flag with the cost not to exceed $500.00.

Adopted a Public Safety and Fire Emergency Response Cost Recovery Ordinance No. 2017-04-06.

Approved the Cooley Contracting LLC total estimated cost for the addition and renovations to the Cedar Fire Hall of $133,000.00, plus a 10% Contingency with Solon Township paying 50%.

Approved to appoint Marcie Hester as the Solon Township Assessor for the fiscal year 2017-2018.

Approved the Property Use Agreement for Sports League Activities for the Cedar Softball CO-ED League with Sarah Zywicki being the applicant for the use of the ball fields from May 2, 2017 – August 29, 2017.

Approved the Property Use Agreement for Sports League Activities for the Cedar Men’s League with Leonard Stachnik being the applicant for the use of the ball fields from June 18, 2017 – August 1, 2017.

Approved the lease agreement with the Cedar Chamber of Commerce for the use of the Tennis Courts from June 17 – June 27, 2017.

Approved the township to petition the Leelanau County Road Commission for a short temporary road closure from 9341 S. Kasson St to 8801 S. Good Harbor Trail on June 24, 2017 from 3:45 P.M. until 4:30 P.M. for the Polka Fest Parade.

Meeting adjourned at 10:02 P.M.

A full transcript may be obtained by calling 231-228-7578 or writing STB, PO Box 253, Cedar, MI 49621.

Shirley I. Mikowski/ Clerk

Elmwood Township Planning Commission Notice Of Public Hearing

A Public Hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. before the Elmwood Charter Township Planning Commission to consider CLU 2017-01, a request by Heritage Sustainable Energy for a commercial solar array project near the corner of Bugai Rd and M-72, Traverse City, MI 49684, parcel number 45-004-031-034- 30. A complete copy of the application 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, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

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

Suttons Bay Village Council

Synopsis of Suttons Bay Village Council Regular meeting of April 17, 2017

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

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

Council approved the 2017 Schedule of Fees amendment, Marina section, to include Seasonal Slip Holder Refund Policy as presented. Council accepted the Gosling Czubak proposal to perform engineering services for the Marina North Pier Improvement Project in the amount of $30,300.00. Council accepted the proposal from Fleis and Vandenbrink in the amount of $4,800.00 to perform the Water Reliability Study, and $1,500.00 for hydraulic flow testing as needed. Council accepted the Master Plan Review Proposal of Williams and Works in the amount of $1,150.00 to assist the Planning Commission with a Master Plan review. Council approved the Payment of Bills.

The meeting adjourned at 5:50 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.

Suttons Bay Township

Synopsis of April 12, 2017 Regular Board Meeting

The Suttons Bay Township Board held a regular meeting on April 12, 2017. Present: Supervisor Rich Bahle, Clerk VanHuystee, Treasurer Hartesvelt and Trustees Nixon and Slocombe.

Supported Lucus Mikesell Eagle Scout Project at Herman Park. Authorized expenditures to send 3 planning commissioners to Citizen Planner Classes. Approved minutes of previous meetings. Approved payment of bills. Discussed request of Bingham Township to participate in installation of streetlight at M-22 and McAllister Road. Adopted ordinance allowing special events in the ag district. Approved to have Tobin & Co. prepare township annual audit.

Accepted the bid from Netlink for computers, server and copy machine.

Reviewed insurance package.

Discussed making balloon payment for township offices.

Discussion held regarding bids for pavilion at Herman Park.

Approved purchase of one of two planters for front of township office building.

Accepted proposal from Lighthouse Electric to install LED bulbs throughout the township offices.

Clean-Up Day - Saturday, May 20, 2017 – volunteers needed.

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

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