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FROM PAGE 16 the funeral home. A Service will be held on Bois Blanc Island at 3:30 pm also on Thursday with Rev Kim Conant officiating at both services. Burial will take place in Woodland Glen Cemetery on the island. Those wishing to share online condolences may do so at Marc Donald Moore (July 2, 1974 - July 19, 2010) Marc Donald Moore, age 36, of Boyne City died unexpectedly July 19th, 2010 at his apartment in Boyne City. He was born to Donald and Kathy Moore on July 2nd, 1974, in Petoskey. He grew up in Boyne City and graduated from Boyne City High School in 1992. Surviving Marc are his children, Marc Jr. and Andrew; parents Donald and Kathy of Boyne City; sister, Michelle (Tom) Reid of East Jordan; brother, Matthew (Amanda) of Petoskey; nephews Joshua, Tyler, Tommy & Ben and nieces Kortenay & Caitlyn, his special pet Alvin, many uncles & aunts, and many other friends. A memorial service will

MEETING from Pg5 set up a public hearing for the August Meeting. USBS Sustainability Urbanism course observations and commendations Planning Director McPherson reviewed the assessment that was done during the tour of the city and reviewed the recommendations with the board. Boyne City is already doing or has done a lot of the items that were being recommended. The City Commission has asked staff to provide them with a breakdown of where the city is at with the recommendations. This board will also get a copy of the report. Trees and sidewalks were discussed by the board as a part of the report. Staff Report Partnership for Change has an on line survey that will run through the remainder of the week. There will be one more joint meeting, which all three municipality planning members were encouraged to attend, will discuss implementation and each individual municipalities plans. McPherson hopes to continue the working relationship the city has with Boyne Valley and Wilson Townships. Planning Director McPherson received an email from Patrick Coleman, AICP with the Winter Cities Institute; he was impressed with the section in our Master Plan that dealt with the winter cities. He was wondering why he was not acknowledged in our plan as he was the one who authored this article a couple of years ago. Changes will be made and his contributions will be acknowledged. Good of the Order: Inquired if the city was successful in pur-

be held 11:00 am, Friday, July 23, 2010 at Stackus Funeral Home in Boyne City with a gathering of family and friends being held from 10:00 am until the time of service Friday. Pastor Jim Jordan will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family for a fund to be set up donated to a charity in memory of Marc. Norman G. Miller (November 22, 1916 - July 19, 2010) Norman George Miller, 93, a lifelong resident of Petoskey, died Monday, July 19, 2010 at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey. He was born November 22, 1916 to John and Minnie (Stolt) Miller. During WWII he served 3 1/2 years with the US Army and was awarded three purple hearts. He was a long time employee of the Perry Oil Company, selflessly giving his time to customers and clients. Norm’s long life enabled him to be recognized as the longest member of the First Presbyterian Church. Norm met Marcia Griffen, a Petoskey High School teacher, after returning home from his military service. They were married on June 14, 1947. They raised their three children in a brick house chasing the lots at the corner of Sidney St and Front St. Yes, the property was purchased. One Water Marina- great use of the docks; it has brought larger boats into our area to eat at the restaurants, shop in the stores, and purchase fuel. At this time, Catt Development will not be at the next meeting, however, he will be before this board, possibly early fall, to present his site plan with possible minor changes. Boyne City is the “hot spot” that everyone in Northern Michigan is talking about. We are doing the right things! Adjournment Motion: The next regular meeting of the Boyne City Planning Commission is scheduled for August 16, 2010 2010-7-19-10 Gardner moved, Neidhamer seconded, Passed Unanimously a motion to adjourn the meeting a 6:25 pm. July 12 Boyne City Local Development Finance Authority Minutes Park Improvements City Manager Cain reporter that a PreConstruction meeting will be held Wednesday, July 14th for the park improvement project. The curb, gutter and pathway work is scheduled to start late this summer. The state has suggested that Chase Bank and Great Lakes Energy close their drives of M-75. MDC is the contractor for this project. The board also inquired if there is a policy or awareness of the IFEC’s, we need to stay consistent. Budget The board received a copy of the LDFA budget for FYE 2011.

built by Norm’s father. He enjoyed frequent boat trips with friends and family on Crooked and Burt Lakes; After retiring in 1980, Norm and Marcia spent many winters in Bradenton, FL. He enjoyed biking, golfing and playing euchre. Norm lived his life every day demonstrating his care for others, putting their needs before his own. He was an environmentalist long before the word was invented. He was a quiet man whose actions spoke louder than his words. Norm is survived by his wife, Marcia; his sister, Grace Ramsby; his children, Janet Merchant, David (Christy) Miller, and Nancy (Ron) Prieskorn; his grandchildren, Jennifer, Elisabeth, Jon, Rob, and Katelyn; and his great grandchildren, Declan, Ethan, Roldan, Avery, Arya, and Makenzie. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July23 at 1:00pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Petoskey. The family will be available at 12:30pm to receive visitors in the church’s Westminster Room. A graveside service for family members will follow the memorial service. Norm made a practice of giving to others in need, so the family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of Little Traverse Bay, the Broad Band Discussion: City Manager Cain informed the board that Merritt Communications is going to be installing new fiber optic lines in the near future. The exact routes have not been determined, but the city would like to get into the Industrial Park. This would fall under Capitol Improvement for the park and the board agrees that they would cooperate financially to bring fiber optics into the park. Election of Officers Howell moved Cortright seconded Passed Unanimously to keep the same officers. (Gillett, Cahir; Copeland Vice Chair; Friedrich Secretary.) Board Vacancy City Manager Cain will get letters out to all occupants in the park to invite them to submit an application. Next Meeting The meeting of the Local Development Finance Authority is scheduled for Monday, September 13 2010 at Boyne City, City Hall.

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Salvation Army or a worthy charity of your choosing. Stephen Raymond Lickfeldt (October 2, 1930 - July 23, 2010) Stephen R. Lickfeldt, 79 Surrounded by his family, Stephen Lickfeldt, of Petoskey, died peacefully early Friday morning, July 23, 2010. Steve, the son of Arthur and Louise (Grumbowskie) Lickfeldt, was born October 2, 1930 in Bay City MI. He was a graduate of T.L. Handy High School. Following high school Steve entered the United States Air Force, serving honorably until 1955. On February 27, 1960 he married Mary Jean Steffel at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Petoskey and began a 50-year adventure as husband, father, uncle and grandfather. Together they made their home in Petoskey. Steve worked in the construction trades for a number of years as well as at Michigan Bakery. He then began a career with the Frito-Lay Company as a route salesman, a position he held for more than 20 years. Following his years with Frito-Lay, Steve went to work for Petoskey Public Schools as a custodian, retiring in 1996.

improvements that may be coming to this board for an IFEC Park Recertification: The paper work has been submitted (resubmit every three years) and the inspectors have toured the park. Board discussion on outside storage. City Planner McPherson informed the board that LexaMar has inquired about a permit to pave the gravel area at the rear of the building. Marketing Program update: The board received a “boating” postcard that was mailed regarding our new expanded docking opportunities. We continue to circulate the marketing CD. Main Street Manger Conklin presented the board with a rendering of the new billboard that Main Street has contracted along US 131, which went up on Friday. This sign is lighted and bigger than the one they currently have. He is asking the EDC if they would like to purchase the rest of the contract left on the smaller sign on US 131 to promote Boyne City. There is 16-18 months left on the contract @ $175.00 per month. The EDC could have July 12 Boyne City Econom- the billboard redesigned for $1000, or ic Development Corporathey could renegotiate the contract for tion three years and get a design free. Board New Business discussion if there was enough fundElection of Officers: Howell moved, ing in the budget for this project, yes. Grom Seconded, passed unanimously The board feels this is a good idea and to keep the officers the same; Gillett as that they should pick up the end of the Chair and Copeland as Vice Chair. contract from Main Street. Grom moved CEC update: Jim Baumann gave the Friedrich seconded Passed Unanimously board an update on the CEC. They have to take over the billboard in the next formed a recruitment sub-committee two months, have a new design and and are working on creating a “start-up Main Street manager Conklin to help fund”. They meet the 3rd Friday of the negotiate $175.00 a month. month. Board Vacancy: Board discussion regardLexaMar IFEC request: City Manager ing filling the vacancy with someone Cain informed the board LexaMar is from the Industrial Park; City Manager planning a potential 8 million dollars of Cain will get letters out to all occupants

He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed fishing, hunting and golfing. Steve was a caring husband and father, a devoted and doting grandfather and a man of deep devotion. Steve excelled as a grandfather, and his granddaughter Abby was the apple of his eye. A longtime member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Steve faithfully volunteered countless hours at the perpetual adoration chapel. Steve is survived by his wife, Mary Jean, his son Michael and his granddaughter, Abbigayle. Also surviving Steve is his sister, Donna Goff of Lansing; sister-in-law, Eleanor Spears; and brothers-in-law, Richard, James and Ron Steffel, and many nieces and nephews. Preceding Steve in death were his parents and his sisterin-law, Patricia Steffel and brother-in-law, Tom Steffel. Steve’s life will be celebrated with a funeral mass on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Fr. Dennis Stilwell will officiate. Visitation will be held on Monday evening at Stone Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. with a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Francis Xavier Catholic School or Brother Dan’s Pantry. in the park to invite them to submit an application. Industrial Park Zoning Review Scott McPherson, Planner/Zoning Administrator was present to get the boards input on changing the Industrial Park Ordinance language to become a business park. This would expand the uses and be more business oriented. Board discussion” Limit retail: The deed restrictions for the park exclude any type of retail. We could tie this in with the M-75 corridor vision studies. No curb cuts allow along M-75 The consensus of the board was for this to move forward. Good of the order City Manager Cain reported that he has spoken with the plant manager of Federal Screw and they have ceased operations. It is not available for lease. Board inquired what happens to the tax abatement. He also spoke with Mike Lange from Kirkland products and they are waiting financing. Motion Cortright moved Friedrich seconded passed unanimously to go into closed session to consider the purchase of real property at 12:59 pm Motion Howell moved Grom seconded passed unanimously to return to open session at 1:20 pm. Motion Howell moved Friedrich seconded passed unanimously to recommend the City Commission engage in the land transfer in the Industrial Park, under the direction of City Manager Michael Cain.

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