2017-07-06 / 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:

 Empire Village Council on June 27 at the regular meeting adopted Ordinance #148 to amend Ordinance #69 Burn Ordinance.

 Townships of Elmwood, Leelanau and Empire are currently accepting applications for summer 2017 tax deferments. A completed form must be filed with the Treasurer by Sept. 15.

 Bingham Township Regular Board meeting synopsis for Jan. 16, Feb. 27, March 20, April 17, May 15 & June 19.

 Bingham Township Annual Board meeting synopsis for June 19.

 Solon Township Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for July 11, at 7:30 pm to receive public comment on proposed changes to the existing Township Zoning Ordinance regarding non-specific Conditional Rezoning Procedure.

 Suttons Bay Township Board, at a special meeting on June 28 amended Ordinance No. 4. E of 2017, which amends the Ordinance as follows:

This Ordinance only applies to Residential Zoning Districts.

 Empire Township Regular Board meeting synopsis for June 13.

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ATTN PURCHASERS: This sale may be rescinded by the foreclosing mortgagee.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 - A mortgage was granted by David W Symons, unmarried, mortgagor(s), to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Green Tree Servicing LLC its successors and assigns, Mortgagee, dated March 26, 2014, and recorded on April 2, 2014 in Liber 1194 on Page 633, in Leelanau county records, Michigan, and assigned by said Mortgagee to Ditech Financial LLC as assignee, on which mortgage there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of Seventy-Six Thousand Three Hundred Seventy-Three and 73/100 Dollars ($76,373.73).

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 July 21, 2017.

Said premises are situated in Township of Cleveland, Leelanau County, Michigan, and are described as: A portion of the South half of the South half of the Southeast Quarter of Section Fourteen (14), Town Twenty-Nine (29) North, Range Thirteen (13) West, starting from a point 13 rods West of the Southeast corner, running North 217.8 feet; thence running West 400 feet thence running South 217.8 feet; thence running East 400 feet to the Point of Beginning.

Subject to and together with driveway easement for ingress and egress across the South 33 feet of part of the South half of the Southeast quarter, Section 14, Town 29 North, Range 13 West, Township of Cleveland, County of Leelanau, State of Michigan, Commencing at the Southeast corner of the Southeast quarter of Section 14, running West 13 rods; thence North 37 rods; thence East 13 rods; thence South 37 rods to Place of Beginning; except, commencing at the Southeast corner of said Section 14; thence North 0 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds East along the East Section line 410.40 feet to 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 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 Point of Beginning also except, commencing at the Southeast corner of Section 14; thence North 0 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds East, 210.50 feet to Place of Beginning; thence North 0 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds East, 200 feet; thence North 88 degrees 33 minutes 30 seconds West, 214.50 feet; thence South 0 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds West, 200 feet thence North 88 degrees 33 minutes 30 seconds East, 214.50 feet to Place 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.

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: June 22, 2017
For more information, please call:
FC S (248) 593-1304
Trott Law, P.C.
Attorneys For Servicer
31440 Northwestern Hwy Ste. 200
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334-
5422
File #472023F01
(06-22)(07-13)

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 Stacey Wyler, Married, and Renee Wyler, his wife, signing to release her dower rights, and Beatrice B. Wyler, unmarried, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for lender and lenders successors and/or assigns, Mortgagee, dated November 9, 2005 and recorded November 16, 2005 in Liber 880, Page 960, Leelanau County Records, Michigan. Said mortgage is now held by The Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a The Bank of New York as Trustee for the Certificate holders CWALT, Inc., Alternative Loan Trust 2006-6CB, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-6CB, by assignment. There is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of Five Hundred Forty-Two Thousand Two Hundred Seven and 59/100 Dollars ($542,207.59), including interest at 6.25% 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 JULY 21, 2017.

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

Parcel 5 That part of the North half of the South half 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 along the East section line, North 00 degrees 01 minutes 20 Seconds East, 659.75 feet; thence North 88 degrees 29 minutes 41 Seconds West, 779.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence North 88 degrees 29 minutes 41 seconds West, 449.50 feet; thence North 00 degrees 07 minutes 38 seconds East, 86.75 feet; thence North 64 degrees 00 minutes 18 seconds West, 87.18 feet thence North 34 degrees 18 minutes 58 seconds West, 48.00 feet; thence North 05 degrees 51 minutes 34 seconds East, 153.08 feet, thence North 13 degrees 17 minutes 59 seconds West, 108.89 feet thence North 18 degrees 09 minutes 34 seconds East, 101.08 feet; thence North 01 degrees 32 minutes 59 seconds West, 144.35 feet to the eighth corner; thence along the South eight line, South 88 degrees 26 minutes 20 seconds East, 806.24 feet, thence South 00 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds West, 329.70 feet; thence North 88 degrees 27 minutes 20 seconds West, 269.00 feet thence South 00 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds West, 330.60 feet to the Point of Beginning.Together with a non-exclusive easement for ingress and egress and for the installation and maintenance of public utilities over the following described parcel: Commencing at the Southeast corner of Section 14 Town 29 North Range 13 West; thence along the East section line, North 00 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds East, 610.50 feet to the Point of Beginning of said easement Parcel; thence North 88 degrees 33 minutes 30 seconds West, 214.50 feet; thence North 00 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds East, 23.49 feet, thence North 88 degrees 29 minutes 41 seconds West, 1090.00 feet thence North 00 degrees 01 minutes 32 seconds East, 26.00 feet; thence South 88 degrees 29 minutes 41 seconds East, 1314.50 feet; thence along said East section line, South 00 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds West, 49.25 feet returning to the Point of Beginning of said easement parcel. (Said easement parcel includes a portion of the easement described in Liber 211, Page 596). Also together with and subject to an easement 26 feet in width for ingress and egress and for the installation and maintenance of public utilities, the centerline of which easement is described as: Commencing at the Southeast corner of Section 14, Town 29 North, Range 13 West, thence along the East Section line North 00 degrees 01 minutes 20 seconds East, 659.75 feet; thence North 88 degrees 29 minutes 41 seconds West, 1084.65 feet to the Point of Beginning of said easement centerline thence North 27 degrees 54 minutes 58 seconds West, 30.98 feet; thence North 64 degrees 00 minutes 18 seconds West, 231.25 feet; thence North 34 degrees 18 minutes 58 seconds West, 48.00 feet; thence North 05 degrees 51 minutes 34 seconds East, 153.08 feet; thence North 13 degrees 17 minutes 59 seconds West, 108.89 feet thence North 18 degrees 09 minutes, 34 seconds East, 101.08 feet; thence North 01 degree 32 minutes 59 seconds West, 144.35 feet to the eighth corner and the Point of Ending of said easement centerline.

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: June 22, 2017
Orlans PC
Attorneys for Servicer
P.O. Box 5041
Troy, MI 48007
File No. 17-005164
(06-22)(07-13)

Empire Village Public Notice

June 28, 2017

This is to inform you that at the regular meeting held June 27, 2017, the Empire Village Council adopted Ordinance #148 to amend Ordinance #69 Burn Ordinance. A complete copy of this Ordinance may be seen and purchased at the Village Office, 11518 S. LaCore during regular business hours or at the village website at: www.leelanau.cc/empirevillage.asp

Darlene Friend
Village Deputy Clerk

Public Notice

Elmwood, Empire And Leelanau Townships Applications For Deferment Of Summer 2017 Taxes

The Townships of Elmwood, Leelanau and Empire are currently accepting applications for summer 2017 tax deferments. A completed form must be filed with the Treasurer by September 15th. Taxpayers may defer their summer property tax if they meet the following criteria for principal residence property owned by a taxpayer who:

• Has a total gross household income of $40,000 or less for the preceding tax year, and

• Is totally and permanently disabled, blind, paraplegic, hemiplegic, quadriplegic, or

• Is an eligible service-person, eligible veteran, or eligible widow or widower, or

• Is at least age 62.

Those that farm agricultural real property may also qualify.

The deferment applications can be obtained at the Treasurer’s office in your township.

They are also available on the internet at: www.michigan.gov/documents/homestead1_2541_7.pdf

*For Empire Township, please call Bob Price at (231) 499-2008 for an application.

*For Leelanau Township, call Denise Dunn (231) 386-5138.

*For Elmwood Township, call Debbie Street at (231) 946-0921.

Bingham Township Notice

Synopsis of Bingham Township Regular Board Meeting of 01/16/2017. Meeting called to order at 7 p.m. by supervisor Werner. Board members present: Midge Werner, Sandy Grant, Kathy Morio, and Brad Saxton. Absent: Gary McGhee, excused. Agenda approved as amended, deleting Old Business a) Junk Ordinance Committee Report, and b) Fireworks Ordinance Committee Report. Approved minutes as written from meeting of December 19, 2016.

Board discussed coordinating again this year, with Suttons Bay Township for Spring Clean Up Day on May 20, 2017. Approved to pay Vendor Bills and Payroll. Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

A complete copy of the minutes can be reviewed at the Township Office or on the Township website.

Kathy Morio, Bingham Township Clerk

Bingham Township Notice

Synopsis of Bingham Township Regular Board Meeting of 02/27/2017. Meeting called to order at 7 p.m. by Supervisor Werner. Board members present: Midge Werner, Sandy Grant, Kathy Morio, and Gary McGhee. Absent: Brad Saxton, excused. Agenda approved as amended, removing Superintendent Nelson from agenda. Outdoor lighting lease agreement submitted between Cherryland Electric and Bingham township for lights at the intersection of M22 & Bingham Road, M22 & Hilltop, and M22 & Lee Point Road. Chris Kushman from TART Trails spoke about the safety concerns and planned improvements to the trail. The board gave consent to seek an insurance quote from Fitzmaurice Gavin. Approved to pay Vendor Bills and Payroll. Meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

A complete copy of the minutes can be reviewed at the Township Office or on the Township website. Kathy Morio, Bingham Township Clerk

Bingham Township Notice

Synopsis of Bingham Township Regular Board Meeting of 04/17/2017. Meeting called to order at 7 p.m. by Supervisor Werner. All board members present: Midge Werner, Sandy Grant, Kathy Morio, Brad Saxton and Gary McGhee. Tyler Bevier presented an overview of BATA and the BATA millage request for the upcoming May 2nd election. The Board to develop a policy and procedure for dealing with junk complaints. Accepted a bid from Whiteford Lawn Maintenance for the parks and cemeteries ground maintenance for 2017. Salary resolutions will be presented at the annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. on June 19, 2017 prior to the regular board meeting. Mary Bush of the Parks and Rec. committee said new parks signs will be installed soon. The Board approved the purchase of new computers, software and router. Approved to pay Vendor Bills and Payroll. Meeting adjourned at 9:01 p.m.

A complete copy of the minutes can be reviewed at the Township Office or on the Township website. Kathy Morio, Bingham Township Clerk

Solon Township Planning Commission Public Hearing Notice

PO Box 253
Cedar, MI 49621
Phone (231) 360-2557

Public Hearing

The Solon Township Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at 7:30 pm in the Solon Township Hall meeting room, 9191 S. Kasson St., Cedar, MI to receive public comment on proposed changes to the existing Township Zoning Ordinance regarding non-specific Conditional Rezoning Procedure. The Planning Commission requests your questions, input, opinions or concerns relating to this article.

To review a copy, or 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 4:00 pm or email tim@allpermits.com

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
Solon Township Zoning Administrator

Suttons Bay Township Notice Of Adoption

Please take notice that the Suttons Bay Township Board, at a special meeting on June 28, 2017 at 9 AM held at 95 W. Fourth Street, Suttons Bay, Michigan, amended Ordinance No. 4. E of 2017, which amends the Ordinance as follows:

This Ordinance only applies to Residential Zoning Districts. This Ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after publication in a newspaper of general circulation within the township.

A complete ordinance is available at the Suttons Bay Township Office 95 W. Fourth Street, Suttons Bay, MI 49682 during regular office hours or online at www.leelanau.cc.

Sandra Van Huystee
Suttons Bay Township Clerk

Bingham Township Notice

Synopsis of Bingham Township Regular Board Meeting of 03/20/2017. Meeting called to order at 7 p.m. by Supervisor Werner. All board members present: Midge Werner, Sandy Grant, Kathy Morio, Brad Saxton and Gary McGhee. TART Trail request removed from agenda. Board approved to have Cherryland install street lights at M22 & Shady Lane, M22 & Fort Road, M22 & McCallister Road and M22 & Revold Road. Absentee Voter Applications have been mailed out. Approved to pay Vendor Bills and Payroll. Meeting adjourned at 7:26 p.m.

A complete copy of the minutes can be reviewed at the Township Office or on the Township website. Kathy Morio, Bingham Township Clerk

Public Notice

State of Michigan 13th Judicial Circuit

Antrim, Grand Traverse & Leelanau Counties

Publication and Notice of Friend of the Court Annual Statutory Review

Public Notice

Annual Review Of Performance Record Of The Friend Of The Court

Under Michigan law the chief circuit judge annually reviews the performance record of the Friend of the Court. The review will be conducted on or about July 31, 2017.

This review is limited by law to the following criteria: whether the friend of the court is guilty of misconduct, neglect of statutory duty, or failure to carry out the written orders of the court relative to a statutory duty; whether the purposes of the Friend of the Court Act are being met; and whether the duties of the friend of the court are being carried out in a manner that reflects the needs of the community. Members of the public may submit written comments to the chief judge relating to these criteria. Send your written comments, with your name and address to:

Hon. Thomas G. Power
328 Washington
Traverse City, MI 49684

Public Notice

State Of Michigan Probate Court County Of Leelanau

Notice To Creditors Decedent’s Estate

File No. 17-12551-DE

Estate of Edward Martin Kasmer Date of birth: 10-6-1937

TO ALL CREDITORS:*

NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Edward Martin Kasmer, died 2-28- 17.

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

6-29-17
Linda K. Morrison
6322 Yuba Road
Williamsburg, Michigan 49690
(231) 499-2734
Joseph C. Fisher P24061
202 E. State St., Ste. 100
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
(231) 346-5400

Empire Township Board Minutes

The following is a synopsis of the June 13, 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: Neiswonger, Price, and Deegan. Absent: Deering. Minutes of the 05-9-17 public hearing and regular meeting and the 5-12-17 special meeting were approved.

Actions approved by motions: 1) Determined that the Lively music festival was not detrimental to the property’s zoning district and approved the event contingent upon a favorable review by the Zoning Administrator. 2) Accepted Planning Commission’s recommendation to fine Mr. Becker/Indigo Bluffs with a civil infraction for 78 violations of the Zoning Ordinance at $100.00 per violation. 3) Adopted resolution 10-2017 that approves and confirms the assessment roll for the Lakeview Orchard Private Road Improvement Special Assessment District - 2017. 4) Approved the closure of Wilco Road on September 15 and September 16, 2017 for the Empire Hill Climb, contingent on a favorable review from Leelanau County’s Emergency Management Director. 5) Paid monthly bills.

Meeting was adjourned at 8:50 p.m.
Christine M. Neiswonger, Clerk

Bingham Township Notice

Synopsis of Bingham Township Annual Meeting held June 19, 2017

At 5:30 p.m. Werner called meeting to order. All board members present. Approved minutes from 2016 annual meeting. Heard report from Leelanau County Road Commission. Meeting adjourned for Budget Hearing. Annual meeting reopened. 2017-2018 General Appropriations resolution and Salary resolutions adopted. Received reports regarding Planning Commission, Parks and Rec., Building and Grounds, and Cemetery activity from the past year. Meeting adjourned at 6:41 p.m. A complete copy of the minutes can be reviewed at the Township Office or on the Township website. Kathy Morio, Bingham Township Clerk

Bingham Township Notice

Synopsis of Bingham Township Regular Board Meeting of 06/19/2017. Meeting called to order at 7 p.m. by Supervisor Werner. All board members present: Midge Werner, Sandy Grant, Gary McGhee, Kathy Morio, and Brad Saxton. Agenda added Marge Johnson and approved. Budget approved as presented. Policy & Procedure Letter for Junk complaints to be reviewed by township attorney. Need to appoint a new member to the Planning Commission. Kathy Jasinski is interested in another 3-year term. Mary Bush of Parks & Rec. committee reported dead ash trees at Boughey Park need to be removed. Sandy Grant said tax bills will be going out the end of June. Approved to pay Vendor Bills and Payroll.

A complete copy of the minutes can be reviewed at the Township Office or on the Township website. Kathy Morio, Bingham Township Clerk

Bingham Township Notice

Synopsis of Bingham Township Regular Board Meeting of 05/15/2017. Meeting called to order at 7 p.m. by Supervisor Werner. All board members present: Midge Werner, Sandy Grant, Kathy Morio, Brad Saxton and Gary McGhee. Agenda approved as amended removing Old Business B - Chris Kushman, TART Trail. Received insurance quotes from Paul Olson of Par Plan and John Koets of Fitzmaurice Garvin. No changes to salary resolutions that were adopted last month. The contract for Planning and Zoning with Suttons Bay Township was reviewed and approved. A Policy and Procedure Clean Up letter was presented for review. Received requests from the Cemetery Committee for seeding at Bingham and Maple Grove cemeteries. Approved to pay Vendor Bills and Payroll. Meeting adjourned at 10:24 p.m.

A complete copy of the minutes can be reviewed at the Township Office or on the Township website. Kathy Morio, Bingham Township Clerk

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