2018-02-22 / 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:

 Leelanau Township board meeting synopsis for Feb. 13.

 Elmwood Township board special meeting synopsis for Feb. 6.

 Elmwood Township board meeting synopsis for Feb. 12.

 Empire Township board meeting synopsis for Feb. 13.

 Cleveland Township board meeting synopsis for Feb. 13.

 Leland Township board meeting synopsis for Feb. 12.

 Solon Township Board meeting schedule notice fiscal year 2018-2019.

 Leland Township public library notice of public hearing on proposed 2018-2019 budget by Leland Township Public Library. Hearing will be February 26 at 9:00 a.m.

 The Solon Township board will meet on March 8 at the conclusion of the regular board meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to work on the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2018- 2019.

 Village of Suttons Bay Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on March 14, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. regarding the proposed Zoning Ordinance.

Leelanau Township Board Meeting

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Leelanau Township Hall
119 E. Nagonaba St.
Northport, MI 49670

Supervisor Scripps called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Board members present: Doug Scripps, Denise Dunn, Gary Fredrickson, Deb Van Pelt and Galen Leighton. Six citizens and three staff members were present.

Agenda set as amended.

No Public Comment was heard.

Approved minutes of January 8, 2018 Regular Board Meeting as corrected.

Approved the current bills in the amount of $69,495.64 as presented.

Reports were heard from Tom Buehler, Omena Fire Hall renovation; Sam Wigton, Matt Ansorge & Kelly La Cross, Leelanau County Sheriff Department; Ty Wessell, Leelanau County Commissioners; Ben Purdy, Facility Manager. Accepted Emergency Services from Hugh Cook as presented.

Approved a quote from Garage Door Services to install three garage door openers at the township maintenance building in amount of $4,210.00.

Approved requiring employee to receive wages through Direct Deposit at the bank of employee’s choice as stated in state law.

Approved quote from Reliable HVAC Solutions to replace unit heater in truck bay in Omena Fire Hall in the amount of $2,258.00.

Approved 2017-2018 budget amendments.

Approved Resolutions to Establish Township Officers Salary as follows: Supervisor, $31,380; Treasurer, $40,935; Clerk, $36,868; and Trustee, $2,200 per fiscal year 2018 – 2019.

Approved Agreement for Summer Collection of School Property Taxes for Northport Public School, Leland Public School and Suttons Bay Public School.

Approved a Performance Resolution for Governmental Agencies with MDOT (Michigan Department of Transportation) as presented.

Approved authorizing the Supervisor to solicit sealed bids for the construction of a gravel road and pad for recycle site.

Approved authorizing the Supervisor to solicit bids for field mowing at Woolsey Airport and a portion of the Leelanau Township Cemetery.

Authorized the Supervisor to establish an account for a Visa Credit Card, ELAN Community Credit Card Program, with Traverse City State Bank for the Township.

Approved the Township’s CIP (Capital Improvement Plan) updates as presented.

Tabled changes to the Emergency Services Policy & Procedures Manual until further information is received.

Approved Resolution # 4 of 2018 a resolution for Poverty Exemption and adoption of guidelines for the Board of Review that are required.

Approved a request from the Leelanau Early Childhood Development Commission for use of the Omena Fire Hall, one day a week, for playgroups with concerns.

Discussed the Asset Test Guidelines, as spelled out, for Leelanau Township Resolution #4 for Poverty Exemption. Discussed a citizen’s suggested alternative to the quarter-mill tax for the sewer bond.

No Public Comment was heard.

Supervisor called two Special Board Meetings with Closed Sessions for February 19, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. with the township’s labor attorney and February 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. to discuss/act on the status of union negotiations.

Meeting adjourned at 9:25 p.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

Elmwood Township Notice To The Public

The Township Board of the Charter Township of Elmwood held a special meeting on February 6, 2018 and a regular meeting on February 12, 2018. The complete minutes of the meetings 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.

Empire Township Board Minutes

The following is a synopsis of the February 13, 2018 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, and Price. Absent: Deegan. Minutes of the 01-09- 18 and 01-17-18 regular and special meetings were approved.

1) Board had a visit and discussion with Judge Kevin Elsenheimer of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court. 2) Supervisor noted that the Empire Township Fire Station study would be available for review on the township’s website by 2-14-18.

Action approved by motion: 1) Paid monthly bills.

Meeting was adjourned at 8:11 p.m.

Christine M. Neiswonger, 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 Scott A. Foster and Karin E. Foster, husband and wife, to Fifth Third Mortgage - MI, LLC, Mortgagee, dated March 2, 2005 and recorded March 14, 2005 in Liber 845, Page 967. Said mortgage is now held by Towd Point Mortgage Trust 2015-4, U.S. Bank National Association as Indenture Trustee, by assignment. There is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of One Million Eight Hundred Fifty- Nine Thousand Nine Hundred Seven and 13/100 Dollars ($1,859,907.13), including interest at 4.5% 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 1:00 PM on APRIL 4, 2018.

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

Part of Government Lot 2, Section 26, Town 32 North, Range 11 West, beginning at the Northwest corner of Lot 13, Block 2 of the Plat of Birch Cove; thence South 295.40 feet along the East line of that Government Lot 2, to a traverse line along the shore of Grand Traverse Bay; thence South 71°30’ West, 88.85 feet along that traverse line; thence North 20°48’23” West, 310.00 feet to the centerline of County Road 640; thence North 70°35’16” East (previously recorded as North 70° East), 206.22 feet along that centerline; thence South 34.7 feet along the East line of that Government Lot 2 to the Point of Beginning. ALSO, Lot 13, Block 2, Plat of BIRCH COVE, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Liber 2 of Plats, Page 11 in the Leelanau County Records that parcel extending to the high water line of Grand Traverse Bay. Township of Leelanau, County of Leelanau a State of Michigan

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 22, 2018
Orlans PC
Attorneys for Servicer
P.O. Box 5041
Troy, MI 48007
File No. 18-001795
(02-22)(03-15)

Solon Township Notice To The Public

Budget Meeting

The Solon Township Board will meet on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the conclusion of the regular board meeting at the Solon Township Hall, 9191 S. Kasson St., Cedar, MI. The purpose of the meeting is to work on the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2018-2019. “The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing”.

Solon Township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting or public hearing upon 7 days notice to the Solon Township Board.

“Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Solon Township Board by writing to STB, P.O. Box 253 Cedar, MI 49621 or calling 231-228-7578.

Shirley Mikowski
Solon Township Clerk

Cleveland Township Board Proceedings

The following is a synopsis of the February 13, 2018, 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. All members were present as well as one guest.

Agenda was approved as presented.

Approved minutes of the January 9, 2018 meeting.

Received Treasurer’s report and approved payment of bills.

Received Clerk, Planning Commission, Zoning Administrator, and Assessor’s reports.

The board adopted the Truth-in Taxation Resolution allowing the board to use the millage rate of 1.0509 and 1% Property Tax Administration Fee in formulating the 2018/2019 budget.

The board adopted the resolutions to keep the clerk’s salary the same at $15,748.

The board adopted the resolutions to increase the treasurer’s salary to $15,450 and the supervisor’s salary to $11,750.

The board adopted a resolution to keep the trustee’s pay at $101.60 per meeting.

Public comment was held. The meeting was adjourned at 7:58 p.m.

Jan Nowak, Cleveland Township Clerk

Leland Township Board Meeting

February 12, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.

Leland Township Library Munnecke Room, 203 E. Cedar St., Leland, MI

The meeting was called to order by Supervisor Susan Och, with Clerk Jane Keen, Treasurer Shirley Garthe, Trustee Tony Borden, and Trustee Michael Collins, and 16 guests present. The agenda was approved. Minutes of previous meetings were approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved. The following board actions were taken:

 Leland Wine & Food Festival approved for June 9, 2018 held on Harbor property.

 Township Clerk authorized to make preparations with the Leelanau Road Commission for the Kristie Memorial Triathlon.

 Considered FOIA appeal of Mr. Keith Denoyer. Appeal was denied.

 Reviewed revised Cemetery Ordinance and approved legal review of document.

 Salary resolutions approved for Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer, and Trustees.

Board comment and public comment were heard. The meeting was adjourned at 9:10 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

Suttons Bay Village Notice Of Public Hearing

Village Zoning Ordinance

The Village of Suttons Bay Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 5:30 p.m., in the Suttons Bay Village Hall located at 420 N. Front Street, to take comments from the public regarding the proposed Zoning Ordinance.

A copy of the proposed Zoning Ordinance is available for review at the Village Office, the Library, and on the Village Website at www.leelanau.cc\suttonsbayvill. asp.

Public Notice

Notice To Creditors

Maxine A. Wyatt, whose date of birth was October 12, 1918 and whose address was 725 North Apple Tree Drive, Unit 3, Suttons Bay, Michigan, died on January 29, 2018. There is no personal representative to whom Letters of Authority have been issued. Maxine A. Wyatt established The Maxine A. Wyatt Trust dated October 1, 1992 and last amended on May 16, 2017 (the “Trust”). Deborah Wyatt Fellows and Chemical Bank are serving as Co-Trustees of the Trust. The address for Co-Trustee Deborah Wyatt Fellows is 1039 N. Sunset Shores Drive, Lake Leelanau, Michigan 49653. The address for Co-Trustee Chemical Bank is 109 E. Front Street, Suite 300, Traverse City, Michigan 49684. The attorney for the Co-Trustees of the Trust is Timothy M. White, Parker Harvey PLC, whose address is 901 S. Garfield Avenue, Suite 200, Traverse City, Michigan 49686. All claims should be submitted to the Co-Trustees c/o Parker Harvey PLC, Attention: Timothy M. White, 901 S. Garfield Avenue, Suite 200, Traverse City, Michigan 49686. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the Trust and/or the Estate of Maxine A. Wyatt will be forever barred unless presented to the Co-Trustees as set forth above within four (4) months after the date of publication of this Notice.

Date of Publication: February 22, 2018

Solon Township Notice To The Public

Solon Township Board
Meeting Notice Fiscal Year
2018-2019

The regular meetings of the Solon Township Board will be held at the Solon Township Hall at 9191 S. Kasson St., Cedar, MI. All meetings will begin at 7:00 P.M. on the second Thursday of every month as follows (*unless noted):

2018
April 12
*May 3
June 14
July 12
August 9
September 13
October 11
*November 15
December 13
2019
January 10
February 14
March 14

Annual Meeting, March 30 - 10:00 A.M.

Solon Township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting or public hearing upon 7 days notice to the Solon Township Board.

“Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Solon

Township Board by writing to STB P.O. Box 253 Cedar, MI 49621 or calling 231-228-7578.

Shirley Mikowski
Solon Township Clerk

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