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Vol. 145 - No. 28

Mason City Hall still evolving More native landscaping is considered

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tems that takes that long,” he said. “But it’ll look fabulous in 2012.”

A good start

Schneider made note of the progress the city has By CHRISTIE BLECK made in landscaping the cbleck@lsj.com property so far. MASON — If you see “The concept is very tall switch grass growing in sound,” he said, “and you front of City Hall in the next have a great beginning.” few years, don’t think the However, Schneider said city is violating a weed ordi- the site is incomplete, and nance. he has some ideas to imThe City Council is con- prove it. sidering native landscaping That would include a at its new City Hall, which plan that fits in with the also houses the Mason Pobuilding’s interior LEED lice Department, at Ash and (Leadership in Energy and Park streets. Environmental Design) Councilmembers heard concept that involves lower a presentation on April energy and less water us4 from Will Goosen, direcage. tor of operations of WyThe plan includes landoming-based The Granger scaping to support the Group that designed and building’s verticality, Schconstructed the energy-effi- neider said, plus provide cient building that opened year-round interest. last year, and Bill SchSchneider also suggestneider, owner of Wildtype ed using more than one speNursery in Alaiedon Towncies for a ground cover. ship. “The idea is to cover evGoosen acknowledged ery inch of ground,” he said. that although the new Another addition would building already is landbe large “legacy” trees such scaped, he wants to “augas stately oaks, Schneider ment” the site. said. “We’ll add color to it,” he “A lot of it will have to said. do with maintenance and Goosen said Granger what we call ‘cues of charwould pay for the project, acter,’” he said. although the cost estimate Mayor Leon Clark excurrently is unknown. pressed concern about the The plantings will not maintenance issue and reach maturity until next whether residents would year, according to Goosen. “It’s one of those sysSee Landscape/page 2

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Rayner Park embraced

Community turns out for spring cleaning By CHRISTIE BLECK cbleck@lsj.com

MASON — Jim Maddix looked at the dozens of volunteers who showed up on April 2 to clean up Rayner Park as it opened for the season. “This is just nothing but amazing to me,” Maddix said. Maddix has been spearheading clean-up efforts for Rayner, located at 730 E. Ash St. Last year the city entered into an agreement with Ingham County in which the city will pay $1 per year through Dec. 31, 2016 to lease the park. After meeting agreement terms, the city has the rights to buy the park, which had been closed by the county because of budget reasons, for $1. However, it has been estimated it costs about $43,000 annually to maintain the park. Last November, residents passed an advisory vote favoring the City Council increase the city’s general operating millage by up to 0.5 mills for fiscal year beginning July 1 to raise funds for the entire municipal park system.

Making it their own

In the meantime, volunteers have been pitching in by providing manual labor to spruce up the be-

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Colin Haudek, 5, pitches in to help with the clean-up of Rayner Park on April 2. For more photos, visit www.InghamCountyCommunityNews.com. loved park, which includes a castle-like play structure, a native woodland garden, basketball courts and picnic areas, among other amenities. Maddix said residents who volunteered on April 2 to rake, gather leaves and perform other tasks are taking ownership of the park. “This is their park,” Maddix said. “They want it to be theirs.” Michelle Cordano showed up with her son Nicolas, 4, to help out. “It’s a beautiful park, great playground,” Michelle said. She also was thinking of the future.

“We want it to stay nice and clean for generations,” Michelle said. Barbara Spottek, who worked along with her husband Randy, said she has been coming to Rayner for years. “It belongs to the community now,” she said. “We have to take care of it.” Eight-year-old Julia Swan also said she enjoys Rayner. “I really like, pretty much, the swings,” Julia said. Boy Scout Troop 141 and Girl Scout Troop 335 pitched in, and Gordon Schleicher said area Kiwanians and Aktion Club members (adults with disabilities) were there to lend a hand as well.

Schleicher said he too was happy to see the big turnout. “It’s a park the community loves,” he said. Maddix said clean-up efforts will be ongoing. Anyone who wants to get involved can email him at Papamaddix@aol.com or visit the Facebook page, Rayner Park Volunteers. However, Maddix appears to be already impressed with the way the community has gotten involved, especially one teen who asked him if age 14 was old enough to help. It was. “I’m in awe of the people of Mason,” Maddix said.

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MASON — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close the Kipp Road bridge over U.S. 127 on April 11 for reconstruction until early September. During construction, the entrance and exit ramps at the interchange will remain open but Kipp Road will be closed directly over the highway. When the bridge is closed, eastbound traffic on Kipp will be directed south on U.S. 127 to the Barnes Road exit, then north on U.S. 127 back to Kipp. Westbound Kipp traffic will be directed north on U.S. 127 to the Cedar Street exit, then south on U.S. 127 back to Kipp. A weekend closure of U.S. 127 to remove the existing structure is currently scheduled for the following weekend, April 15-17. During this closure, motorists should expect both

northbound and southbound U.S. 127 to be closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Sunday. Traffic will be maintained using the entrance and exit ramps at the interchange. Another weekend closure also may be needed for beam setting at the new bridge. Otherwise, only shoulder closures will be in effect on U. S. 127 during this project. The entire project is expected to wrap up by the Labor Day holiday weekend. For updates, visit www.michigan.gov/drive. — From the Michigan Department of Transportation

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have a misconception about the natural landscaping. Clark questioned whether the project would be controlled growth, or if there would be ivy growing up the walls and a large tree canopy covering up the building. Schneider said the site wouldn’t be a prairie, but even as a tidy spot, wouldn’t be what people are accustomed to. Schneider said, “I think the landscape certainly has to reflect that LEED certification.” Councilwoman Barb Tornholm agreed with the concept, saying that not only would the site be a “signature piece” for Wildtype for a way to educate the public on proper landscaping. Councilman Mike Waltz suggested a legend be placed at the site to identify species. Goosen said he could make that addition.

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MASON — Mason Public Schools will be among 38 other schools from across the state as well as regional professional jazz artists, creating the Eighth Annual Thornapple Arts Council Jazz Festival in Hastings on April 15-16. Mason Public Schools will be represented by three jazz bands involving 80 Mason Middle and High School musicians in Hastings on April 16. The Mason Middle School Jazz Band will perform at the Walldorff Bistro at 9 a.m. The Mason High School Jazz Bands will perform at the Thornapple Playhouse: Jazz Band II at 10 a.m. and Jazz Band I at 11 a.m. Hastings becomes “Jazz Town USA” as the business district opens its doors for two days of live jazz. The school musicians who perform in the festival will be given the opportunity to play for enthusiastic crowds, as well as

receive a clinic in the jazz art form from professional musicians also playing at the festival. The Thornapple Festival is part of the national celebration of jazz during the entire month as designated by the Smithsonian Institute. The festival is produced by the Thornapple Arts Council and is made possible through the support of Hastings City Bank, The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the support of many local businesses in and around Hastings. There will be Headliner Performances by the Thornapple Jazz Orchestra, Steel Heads Steel Drum Band, Boogie Woogie Babies Vocal Ensemble and the Western Michigan University Jazz Orchestra. For information and a detailed program, go to thornapplearts.org. — From Mason High School

Onondaga man dies in crash LESLIE TWP. — A 20-year-old Onondaga man who was not wearing his seat belt was killed in a crash at Cooper and Olds roads the evening of April 5. Michigan State Police said troopers were dispatched to the intersection at about 10:30 p.m. Police said the driver, the Onondaga man, had been drinking and speeding, according to

his lone passenger, a 21-yearold Leslie man. The vehicle was traveling northbound on Cooper when the driver lost control, police said, going off the road at Olds and striking a tree at high speed. The driver was not wearing his seat belt, and was ejected from the vehicle and killed, according to reports. The passenger was wear-

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News in brief Westside Y sets Healthy Kids Day

The Westside Community YMCA is encouraging all local kids and parents in Greater Lansing to come to the Y for its Healthy Kids Day. The free event will take place at the Westside Community YMCA, 3700 Old Lansing Road, Lansing, from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, April 16. It will feature activities such as healthy snack-making, fun fitness activities, jumping on a moonwalk and more. Call (517) 827-9670 or visit www.ymcaoflansing.org.

Donations sought for yard sale

The Mason Area Historical Society is looking goods forits yard sale to be held during Spring Fling on Saturday, May 7. If you have items (no clothing) to donate, call Sandy Pier at (517) 244-0620 for pickup or dropoff arrangements.

Church to present study of David

The Millville United Methodist Church at 1932 N. M-52, Stockbridge, invites the public to a Bible study series by Priscella Shirer, Beth Moore and Kate Arthur called “Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed — A Study of David” beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 10. Contact the church at (517) 851-7853.

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Millville UMC to hold dinner, bake sale April 16

The Millville United Methodist Women will hold a Swiss steak dinner and bake sale from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, April 16. This is a free-will offering with takeouts available. A free movie at 7 p.m. will follow. The church is located at 1932 N. M-52, Stockbridge. Contact the church at (517) 851-7853.

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Leslie Library likes ‘geekiness’ What do you geek? I am sure you have heard this word used in various contexts, like the geek you didn’t want to be in high school, or the members of the Geek Squad who know how to fix your computer. Now the library has launched a campaign that uses “geek” as a verb. So when we ask what you geek, we want to know what topics or hobbies you are passionate about. The library supports these interests because you can use our free online resources, trainings and materials to learn about your interests. Read more about the geek campaign at cadl.org/geek. Personally, I geek horses, needlework, day hikes, audiobooks and travel. And after this week, I really geek the Friends of the Leslie Library! These volunteers worked very hard to collect donated books, organize

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something new to geek by attending one of our upcoming programs. Our adult book discussion will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 on the topic of “Tamar” by Mal Peet. We’ll hold local genealogy classes in April; call for details and to register as seating is limited. Events for kids include our monthly PJ Storytime at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13. They can wear their PJs and bring a favorite stuffed animal to share the stories with them. Preschool Storytimes continue on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. every week through May 10. Preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs and crafts. Finally, drop-in Easter crafts for children will be available from 3-6 p.m. Monday, April 18. The Leslie Library, a Capital Area District Library, is located at 201 Pennsylvania St. For information about our hours, services or

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The Mason Rotary Club is looking for two host families for its exchange student, Jesper Ahlstrom of Falun, Sweden. Families are needed for August-January and January-June/July. Families must be able to transport Ahlstrom to Mason High School. Contact Ingrid Nova at (517) 676-9155 ext. 203 or ingridn@mason.mi.us.

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The Mason Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors hold a ribbon cutting on April 1 for the opening of Showtime Rental with new ownership and at its new location of 781 Hull Road, just south of Kipp Road. The public grand opening is Saturday, April 16. Pictured assisting Joel Heckler and Katy Sheridan are Jessica Banister, Doug Buyers, Al Stoolmaker, Bill Sheridan, Neil Sheridan, Peter Robinson, Meredith Grimm, Sam Carne, Andrea Lake, Lindsay Walters, Mike Pike, Chris Iott, Aleasha Wood, Alex Sposito, Mike Grunwell Jr., Deborah Hardman, Pat Weiler, Tom Botsford, Bonnie Root, Mark Howe, Shawn Zendler, Lori Sallek and Matthew Ervin.

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Friends celebrate John Smith’s 100 years By CHRISTIE BLECK cbleck@lsj.com

MASON — At age 100, John Alfred Smith still drives (although not very far) and plays computer games. His active life — and 100th birthday — was celebrated with a gathering of friends and city officials on April 2 at Smith’s residence, Jefferson Square. Was the big day different for Smith? “Not much,” he said, matter-of-factly. “Same as yesterday.” However, Smith planned the event himself, even providing the KFC meals for party-goers. Fire Chief Kerry Minshall joked that he came to the celebration so he “could start planning his own.” Fred Meyer, manager at Jefferson Square, said the centenarian is “very sharp.” “He has to be independent to live here,” Meyer said. Smith was born April 2, 1911 in Boston. His father died when he was only 10 years old, thrusting their family, according to a fourpage autobiography Smith penned himself for the spe-

cial occasion, into poverty. However, that bonded the family, with Smith taking advantage of every free educational opportunity he could. His educational resume reads as follows: • La Salle Extension University, accounting • Alexander Institute, business and economics • Rindge Technical School, metalography • Northeastern University, industrial engineering • Wayne State University, industrial management • Mass School of Culinary Arts, professional cooking Smith’s working career includes stints as a cook; private secretary; departments manager, executive vice president and general manager of General Alloys Co. of Boston; and an officer and assistant executive vice president of the Michigan Steel Casting Corp. of Detroit. It hasn’t always been easy. Smith wrote in his miniautobiography, “This excellent company (sadly) was dissolved in 1956, when taken over by industrial pirates.”

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Smith then re-entered the real-estate business as a salesman, but following an economic recession, accepted a production engineering position with the Swedish Crucible Steel. Co. of Hamtramck. After six years with the company, “internal politics began to make life too unpleasant,” so Smith went back to real estate, becoming a broker with his own company until his retirement in 1979. Recreationally, Smith called himself a lifelong exponent of physical culture, exercising with weights and running, and also was an avid golfer. Smith and his late wife, Gertrude, had three daughters: Carol Gertrude, Eileen Patricia and Barbara Jean. Smith stays busy, and is currently putting the finishing touches on his first major Christie Bleck writing effort, “The Wagering & Investing Miracle Phe- John Smith, seated, celebrates his 100th birthday with (from left ) Mayor Leon nomena.” Clark, City Administrator Marty Colburn and Fire Chief Kerry Minshall.

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Mayor Leon Clark proclaimed April 3, the day after his birthday, John Alfred Smith Day, declaring him a “memorable person.”

Clark noted Smith had lived in the city for only 17 years, but that didn’t seem to matter. “One hundred years is a long time,” Clark said. “Sev-

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Highfields seeks partners ONONDAGA — Highfields Inc. is seeking partnerships with faith-based community organizations or groups interested in volunteering time to help improve its Onondaga campus. The campus provides residential treatment for boys ages 11-17. Highfields is located at 5123 Old Plank Road. Highfields Inc., founded in 1962, serves programs and groups throughout midMichigan.

The at-risk youth and family service agency is inviting groups to Highfields on May 14 to learn more. “We are hoping to identify organizations that share our mission of helping atrisk youth create bright futures,” said Brian Philson, president/CEO. “Our Onondaga campus serves as a short-term home to young boys and there are many ways we’d like to improve the campus for their benefit.”

Groups interested in exploring the concept should contact Philson at (517) 628-2287, ext. 336. Other dates are available if May 14 does not work. Highfields is on Facebook. For more information on the mission of Highfields and to make donations to the program, go online at www.highfields.org. — From Highfields Inc.

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Merrell and Dolores Butler (Buzz and Dee), formerly of Mason, celebrated their 50th anniversary on April 8. Friends and wellwishers of the Butlers may send anniversary cards to the couple at 269 200th Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

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“The Heart of Michigan Race challenges every Michigan non profit to come out and raise funds for the many important causes in our state. The event also supports our fight against childhood obesity and child abuse. Please join us on May 14th!”

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New church focuses on community outreach Service important

The first Sunday of every month is Service Sunday — as opposed to Sunday service — at The Fringe. For example, church members have volunteered at Jefferson Square, a senior community in downtown Mason, and created Valentine baskets and Thanksgiving dinner for Angel House, a local shelter for children and teen mothers. The Eisenmanns said they anticipate expanding to jail ministry and tutoring students in after-school programs. “We kind of consider ourselves missionaries now,” Eric said. The Fringe has about 30 members now in three Bible studies areas. The Eisen-

COME Jesus “Takes Away the Sin of the World’’ How does he do so? Why is this necessary? How can you benefit? Each year Jehovah’s Witnesses gather to commemorate Jesus’ death on its anniversary, Nisan 14, 33 C.E., which this year falls on Sunday, April 17th after sundown. Jehovah’s Witnesses warmly invite you to meet with them to examine the significance of Jesus’ death (Isaiah Chapter 53) at 8 p.m., April 17, 2011 at the Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1331 Eifert Rd., Holt. For further info., call 517-694-1116.

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Eric and Tamar Eisenmann have started The Fringe: A Wesleyan Church. faith is relevant to everyday best when they learn from 10: 30 a.m. April 24 at Mason City Hall, 201 W. Ash life.” each other.” Eric said, “We really beThe public is invited to St. lieve that generations grow a church Easter service at

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manns said they hope to increase membership to 70. Andy Cox of Mason belongs to The Fringe. “My family and I are excited to serve in The Fringe where our faith is lived out in an active style of sacrificial worship where, as a body of believers, we can help meet the needs of those in and around the Mason community,” Cox said in an email. The church is funded through donations and the Eisenmanns’ savings. They plan to rent space as opposed to buying a building anytime soon. Wherever the church meets, the mission is the same, especially in a contemporary, inter-generational way. “At The Fringe, we purposely design Sunday activities for parents, grandparents and children to share together,” Tamar said. “Events like our Service Sundays help parents pass down their values to their children and teach how the Christian

DANSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

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1000 E. Columbia Rd. (Next to Mason Middle School.)

Everyone is WELCOME!

9:30 & 11:00 a.m. every Sunday 6:30 p.m. every Saturday Worship Service and Sonquest (Children 3 yrs. & older) Nursery available too Steve Malson, Pastor

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VEVAY TWP. — Don’t be turned off by the church’s name: “The Fringe.” Actually, the full name is The Fringe: A Wesleyan Church, recently begun by husband-and-wife pastors Eric and Tamar Eisenmann. The “Fringe,” Eric explained, indicates it’s on the fringe of culture, not obsessed with material goods and concerned with the poor and forgotten. That means, according to Tamar, not living the most comfortable life. “Jesus sacrificed for us, so we’re called to sacrifice for him,” she said. Tamar recently was pastor at Kentwood Community Church near Grand Rapids. Eric served as an intern at the church, having recently received his pastoral license. The Fringe, whose office is in the Eisenmanns’ home at 1653 Menominee Drive, is an offshoot of Kentwood.

“They ‘plant’ a church every year,” Tamar said. The Eisenmanns have their own religious mission. “It’s really about who we are as followers of Christ, and who we are called to reach,” Eric said.

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Mason photog wins award EATON RAPIDS — The Eaton Rapids Photography Club named the winners of its March photo contest, including Star DaVan of Mason, who shared top honors with David Shumaker of Eaton Rapids in the Winterscapes category. DaVan’s photo, entitled “Bit of Red,” shows a bright red building peeking through the trees after a snowfall. Shumaker’s photo of a frost-covered tree was taken near Colorado Springs. Second-place winner was Lynda Childs of Eaton Rapids with Charlene Shumaker, also of Eaton Rapids, taking third. In the Open Category, Childs won with her photo taken at Cross Bay Lake, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota. Second went to Charlene Shumaker, with Linda Schafer of Eaton Rapids placing third. In the Digitally Enhanced category, Henri Spiris of Eaton Rapids took first. At the Tuesday, April 12 meeting, Josh Haas will

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Public Safety Building. Contact Charlene Shumaker at (269) 763-3457. — From the Eaton Rapids Photography Club

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Mason police report report a junk pile on neighboring property, stating that the debris was an eyesore. The debris belongs to another property owner, with whom there is a dispute, and the junk pile had been placed there some months Noisy neighbors back. An investigation will March 29: An officer re- continue. sponded to a neighbor complaint between the residents Nightmare on Elm St. of an apartment house. The March 30: The code complainant reported noise enforcement officer opened from the upstairs, disturbing a nuisance code violation her and her partner’s ability complaint for a junk vehicle to rest. The neighbor com- and junk pile, which includplained of the same issues. ed bags of garbage and tires, Both admitted to retaliating at a residence on W. Elm St. by creating more noise. The neighbor also admitted to River Walk in color yielding to his male ego, reMarch 30: An officer was fusing to allow a woman to dispatched to Maple Grove talk to him the way the com- Cemetery where it was replainant had and yelling at ported two teenagers were her. The officer encouraged spray painting the Hayhoe the disputants to be con- River Walk surface with grafsiderate of each other and fiti. It appeared the vandals not overreact to one anoth- were testing various colors, er’s actions — exacerbating as the officer reported 10 difthe problem. The matter is ferent color dots were locatclosed for now. ed alongside the depiction of what appeared to be two Junk-pile update eyes and the word “eat.” The March 29: Earlier this suspects were described as month, the code enforce- two white males, one wearment officer had contacted a ing a green hoodie, and the resident on S. Barnes about other wearing a black Ta junk pile. As of this time, shirt. One was also reported no abatement of the nui- to be carrying a black backsance has begun, and the pack. They were last seen complaint process has been running northbound. initiated, with an eye on removing the junk or enforce- Intervention needed ment action being taken. March 30: An officer The code enforcement of- responded to a neighbor ficer received a complaint of complaint. The complainant a junk pile between proper- reported finding a note from ties on W. Columbia St. A fol- a neighbor on his inoperable low-up visit confirmed the truck complaining the vehireported nuisance and con- cle needed to be removed tacts will be made to abate and that there was marithe nuisance. juana use going on while A resident contacted the the truck was being worked code enforcement officer to on. The complainant denied

the marijuana use and alleged overhearing the neighbor state she was going to slash the tires. Separate from the neighbor dispute, the officer advised the complainant the inoperable truck was a violation of the city’s nuisance ordinance and it would be referred to Code Enforcement for action. The neighbor denied threatening to slash the truck’s tires but affirmed her allegations about the marijuana use. The officer suggested that next time she should call the police.

U-steal, U-lodged

March 30: An officer received a theft report in the 500 block of Hull Road. The complainant stated two people sharing a cart were at the U-scan. One of the pair scanned items and was paying when the second pushed the cart with the remaining items past the U-scan and headed for the exit, with no attempt to pay. Due to the suspect’s stated intent of not paying for the items in the cart and a history of such behavior, he was arrested and taken to the Ingham County Jail, where he was lodged on a charge of retail fraud, second degree.

Park a shoe-in

March 31: While patrolling, an officer noticed multiple pairs of shoes hanging from an overhead cable television cable on the north side of Bond Park. An effort to have them removed is under way. The identity of the vandals or the shoe owners is unknown at this time.

stopped at an area service station and happened to notice a man pumping gas into a black Cadillac who appeared nervous and was watching the officer very closely. After making sure the car and its owner were not “wanted,” the officer went inside, but upon looking out a window, witnessed the driver get into the car and drive away without paying. After checking with the clerk and making sure the gas — totaling $62 — was not paid for, the officer followed. The suspect car turned onto northbound U.S. 127, and the officer activated his lights and siren. The vehicle did not pull over at first, and the two occupants could be seen moving around inside the car and something being thrown into the back seat. The car finally pulled over to the side of the roadway. Investigation revealed the object thrown into the back seat was a cold, but open can of beer. The driver was arrested for theft of the gasoline and transporting open intoxicants. The passenger, who had been drinking, was given a ride home so as not to leave him wandering the freeway. The driver was lodged in the Ingham County Jail and the car, impounded.

Scam reported

April 4: A Mason resident came to the Mason police station to report a fraud. He stated he had responded to an ad on Craig’s List to drive a man’s grandmother around. He and “Michael A.” emailed each other back and Close watch pays off forth until “Michael” ultiMarch 31: An officer mately hired him to do the job. Then he received an-

other email advising that he would receive a check for his services. Since he had not done any work for “Michael” yet, he thought this was very suspicious — especially since the check, when he got it, was for $2,970. He did some research on the addresses and phone numbers associated with the check and realized the whole thing was a scam. Fortunately, although he had been told to deposit the check and wait

Janice Elizabeth Ringle

Hendersonville, NC Janice Elizabeth Ringle of Hendersonville, NC, formerly of Mason, went to be with the Lord on April 1, 2011, at the age of 85. She was born September 13, 1925, in Huntington, West Virginia. Janice was the first woman to be licensed as an optician in West Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Ringle; brother, Donald Johnson; and sister, Kay Nicely. Surviving are her son, Terry (Laura) Knight of Penrose, NC; grandson, Kyle Knight of Blacksburg, VA; daughter, Lynne Davis of Leslie, MI; sister, Bernistine Gill of Huntington, WV; and brother, Lloyd "Shot" Johnson of Huntington, WV. Graveside Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Greenwood Cemetery, Aurelius Township. Memorials may be made to Youth Haven Ranch, P. O. Box 97, Rives Junction, MI 49217. The family is being served by the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Ball-Dunn Chapel, Mason. On-line condolences may be made at www.gorslineruncimanmason.com

Raymond W. "Ramie" Mohlman

Age 49, of Mason, MI., Singer Island, FL and Belize, South America has passed away during an unfortunate circumstance. Surviving are his parents Ray and Judy Mohlman of Mason; brothers Nick of Leslie, Jason of Owosso and Toby of Bay Village, Ohio. Also surviving is his daughter Rachel (Garrett) of Florida, granddaughter Riley. Predeceased by his sister Rene. A memorial service will be held at the Mason First Church of the Nazarene, 415 E. Maple St., Mason at 2:00p.m., Saturday, April 16, 2011. Any contributions can be made to the Mason High School Athletic Fund, Mason.

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DACHSHUND MINI AKC Black & tan male. 12 mos. old. Shots, wormed. $275 LAB PUPPIES AKC Chocolate, shots & wormed, cash. 517-482-5444 $350-$300. 517-625-3428. ALFALFA GRASS-EXCELLENT DOG TO good home $25. Hay $3 & up. Can deliver. Pitbull 1½ years old. Potty 517-641-6034 trained, great with chil- LAB PUPS AKC Black and Chocolate, shots, vet dren, obedient. Have to checked, wormed, $250. GRASS HAY $3.00 per bale. move. Beautiful dog 734( 5 1 7 ) 2 4 2 - 0 6 7 7 Delivery available. 517660-6618 /517-204-2175 glyders@aol.com 645-2313 GERMAN SHEPHERD PureLABRADOODLES F1B HAY 1st & 2nd cutting, sq. or bred pups. No papers. Buff, Shots, Wormed round. Also wheat or oat Black & tans & sables. 1st Wellness guarantee straw, sq. or round. Eagle shots, wormed. Family $375. 517-202-4163. area. 517-202-2371 raised. $300. 989-291-3989.

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LAB PUPS AKC Chocolate. MALTESE AKC PUPPIES Shots & wormed. $400 Shots, wormed, $600. Call each. 989-277-6494. 517-627-6418.

STRAW FOR SALE $2/bale. Mason area. Call 517-930-8948


Machinery and Tools

Schools and Training

Sporting Goods

DRIVERS-NO EXPERIENCENO PROBLEM. 100% Paid CDL Training. Immediate Benefits. 20/10 program. Trainers Earn up to 49 cents per mile! CRST Van Expedited 800-326-2778 www.joinCRST.com. MC

HAY FOR SALE 1st cutting 3500 LB. ELEC , 12V Hoist. RALEIGH OMNI HYBRID bi$3; 2nd cutting, $4; Round cycle 19 inch frame, 24 Dayton motor. $150. 517bales available. 517-543speed, like new. $180 or 323-9494 1047 BO (517)669-3710

Lawn and Garden JOHN DEERE HYDRASTATIC tractor mower w/trailer, good cond. 517-663-4008.

Firewood C H E R R Y , MAPLE & O A K Seasoned firewood. Delivered & STACKED. 4’x8’x16" $65. 517-651-5214.

Miscellaneous

Sports EquipmentRepair

Skilled Trades EQUIPMENT SERVICE TECHNICIAN Electric and battery powered cleaning equipment repair. BASIC TOOLS AND EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Send or bring resume to Lansing Sanitary Supply, Inc. 1445 S. Washington Ave, Lansing MI. 48910. Attn: Pete.

Dental

Homes For Sale

DO YOU EARN $800.00 IN A DAY? Your own local candy route 25 machines and candy all for $9995.00. All major credit cards accepted 877-915-8222 Vend 3. MC

ONLY $29,900

Ç 3 Bed/ 2 Bath Ç Over 1700 Sq. ft. Ç Newly Remodeled Ç All Appliances Ç Washer & Dryer Ç Central Air NO APP FEES! All Credit Considered & Financing Available Call Sun Homes at Kensington Meadows (888)-262-1683 www.kensingtonmeadows.com Must close by 3-31-11! EHO

FOREMOST TRANSPORT, INC. needs 4 CDL owneroperators to haul specialized trailers delivering RVs and other wheeled freight. Income potential of $110,000 annually. Call 1866-764-1601 MM

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WHITE WROUGHT IRON bench & chair from RE Olds, S. Washington St. home. $500. 517-332-3161

Appliances KENMORE WALL OVEN Like new 30" Black Kenmore Wall Oven. Electric oven, digital controls, selfcleaning. Used for two years prior to remodel. Two racks and manuals included. $400/BO (517)2565826 sakribs@gmail.com

Computers DELL DIMENSION B110. Microsoft Windows XP, Service pack 3, 2.5 gig processor, 1 gig ram, 80 gig HD; w/Dell 16’’ monitor, keyboard & mouse. Has Office XP & other software, CD burner. $150. 517-481-5600 HP NC6400 LAPTOPS Intel Core Duo 2Ghz 2GB 80GB DVDRW Wi-Fi WIN XP Pro Widescreen FREE Antivirus Office $239 517.614.8880

Furniture 2 ETHAN ALLEN matching brown leather chairs, 3 yrs old, very good cond. Asking $750 ea./obo. Paid $1600 ea. Ph. 517-646-6911. A AMISH LOG HEADBOARD AND Queen Pillow Top Mattress Set. Brand newnever used, sell all for $275. 989-772-1517. A BED QUEEN PILLOWTOP mattress set, new in plastic, $200. Call 517-410-4921. Can deliver. A

ETHAN ALLEN FURNITURE Grandfather clock - Olde Tavern Pine collection. Maple dresser mirror, heirloom collection. (2) custom room units. Upper bookcase. Chest of drawers. $75-$850. 517-484-1563

Gold, Silver Jewelry BUYING SILVER COINS Paying 16 times face. Silver dimes $1.60; quarters $4; halves $8; dollars $16. Call Al 989-413-3431

HealthcareHospital Equip. HOSPITAL ADJUSTABLE BED E xcellent cond., w/massager, asking $500. Call 517-882-4015. Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at: lcnclassifieds@gannett.com

Wanted to Buy

Schools and Training

Elderly Care Assistance

General Help Wanted

Medical

When you need repairs around the home - and you need them fast- check the service directory in the Source

Waterfront Homes 72 MI. FROM L A N S I N G Clean 2 bdrm., 2 bath manufactured home w/4 seasons room. Price reduced. $85,500. Ph. 517-230-0369 or ed’scarsales.biz for pics

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Land For Sale DIMONDALE 2.1 A C R E S PRICE REDUCED. 9 mins. from Lansing & 7 mins. from GM Delta Plant. Private, trees, wild life. Conventional perk. Land Contract. 517-645-7476 or 517FREE FORECLOSURE LIST 712-1372. INGS Over 400,000 properties nationwide. Low down payment. Call now. 800Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at: 880-2517 MM

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Building Materials -Supplies

Carpet Guy & Gal Inc.

WANTED: UNWANTED appliances, air conditioners, cars, trucks, vans, farm machinery, lawn mowers, campers, hot water tanks, aluminum or steel boats, aluminum windows or doors, aluminum toppers, any types of aluminum or steel siding, 4 wheelers, go carts, trailers, batteries. All picked up for Free. Call 517-628-2818 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at: lcnclassifieds@gannett.com

The Ingham County Road Commission offers a comprehensive salary and benefit package. Applications will be available beginning March 28, 2011, and ending April 29, 2011, at the Ingham County Road Commission, 301 N. Bush Street, Mason, Michigan 48854, or on the Road Commission’s web site at http://www.inghamcrc.org. Applications will also be available through the Ingham County Employment office, 5303 S. Cedar Street, Lansing, Michigan. Applications can be mailed to the Ingham County Road Commission at P.O. Box 38, Mason, Michigan 48854, and must be postmarked no later than Saturday, April 30, 2011. EOE M/F

Concrete Work

GOT MUD? Call TomCo Asphalt for crushed asphalt or concrete placed & compacted. 517-676-5600.

Drywall Gary’s Drywall Finishing "Hang, Finish and Repair" 517-927-3853 garysdrywallfinishing.com

Fencing

Hauling-Trucking

DONE RIGHT FENCE & SKID LOADER SERVICE Fence for all occasions, light excavating, holes augered, bucket & pallet fork work. We clean up scrap metal for free.

For Free Estimate Call 517-669-8066

Floor Services

Mr. Natural’s Wood Floors • Refinishing • Repairs • Installation

FREE Estimates 393-0660 or 490-8696 Since 1988

Hauling-Trucking 517.322.4131 Trash removal Appliances, brush, carpet, wood, etc. Senior disc. Eavestrough Cleaning. TRASH, BRUSH, APPL. hauled Yard & build. clean up, trees & bushes trimmed. Low Prices! Mike 393-4664

e Best Pric Around

Masonry

JUNK REMOVAL

• Appliances • Brush • Carpet • Furniture • Metal • Wood • Concrete • Shingles

Senior Discount

327-6001

Painting-Papering -Plastering PAINTING PERFECTIONS. Int & ext. Quality work. References, free est. (517)332-3281 or 290-4187.

Lawn and Tree Service

ART’S LAWN CARE

Mowing - Trimming Senior Discounts Best Prices!

517-898-8666

MASONRY RESTORATION Res/comm., historic. Repair brick, block & stone. Fndn/chimney repair/new. Lic. & Ins. 517-647-5380

THINK SPRING... Think www.dutchtouchenterprises.weebly. com Josh 272-2840

Stump Removel BENJAMIN STUMP REMOVAL (Formerly Bill’s Stump Removal). Prompt service, free estimates. Insured. 517 285-7831, 517 625-5652

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TEMPERPADIC/STYLE MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS SET Queen, newnever used, as seen on TV, with warranty. Cost $1,800, Sell $695. Can Deliver 989-832-2401. MM

DriversTransportation

Holt-Dimondale MOBILE HOME FOR SALE Expanded living/dining room, partially furnished, 2 bedroom, new carpet, new roof, covered porch, storage shed, pool, good park, negotiable, 445 Darby Court, Winsor Estates, Dimondale, 517-646-6813.

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LADDER BACK CHAIR set w/redone rush seats. $300. 517-337-0949

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STEEL BUILDINGS: 5 only Part Time Work Local Training and 16X20, 30X38, 40X54, CASH PAID D iabet ic test Job Placement $14.25 base-appt. 45X74, 55X120. Must Move strips. Area’s original, oldNow! Selling for Balance Flex sched. Customer sales 1-888-589-9681 est buyer. Friendly & fair. Owed! Still Crated/Free /service. no exp. nec. all 517-505-2726, 888-639-6179 Delivery!1-800-211-9593 ages 18+. Conditions apx103 ply. call 517-489-5354 CASH PAID MM or apply @ ELgHR.com Up to $20 per 100. SEE SOURCEADS.COM Call 517-292-0991 COMPLETE MATERIAL OR CALL LCN TOLL FREE Email the Lansing Community diabeticteststripswanted.com POLE BUILDING Package Newspapers 24/7 at: 24’x32’x8’-$3899.00 lcnclassifieds@gannett.com 3 0 ’ x 4 0 ’ x 1 0 ’ - $ 5 7 9 9 . 0 0 WANTED: ARCADE GAMES & pinball machines or any32’x48’x10’-$6999.00 Steel thing coin op, need not roof, doors included, other work. 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Financial Aid if qualithe truck mechanic trade, ability to perform and insured-2x6 Trussesfied. Call 877-895-1828 complete diagnosis of any mechanical, electrical or 45 Year Warranty Timothy & Shawn David www.CenturaOnline.com other breakdown, or failure to motorized Galvalume Steel-19 ColorsMM equipment, ability to perform disassembly, Since 1976-#1 in MichiganWe are a mom & pop overhaul, repair and re-assembly of engines, Call Today 1-800-292-0679. installation team w/ 20 years A BRAND NAME KING transmissions, differentials, clutches, brakes, MC experience, specializing in all SIZE PILLOW TOP MATelectrical systems, fuel systems to motorized types of floor coverings. TRESS SET in Original equipment or related equipment, use of all tools of Certified Installers Plastic. Includes Deluxe POLE BARNS, BUILD BEST the trade including precision instruments, welding Insured • References Barns, Building Pole Barns Frame. Cost $1,499, Sell for equipment, shop machines and power tools. 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April 10, 2011

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Lots

Apartments Lansing

Condominiums For Rent

MASON/DANSVILLE COUN - 2 BDRM APT. Lansing area. WATER VIEW PLACE - executive condos for rent. 2 & TRY LOTS 3.3 acres in Utilities included $650 mo. 3 bedroom, 1500-2200 SF, 3 scenic area. Potential EFFICIENCY APT., Lansing levels w/ attached garage walk-outs. Great country area, utils. included, $400 and lots of storage. Locatliving, yet close to towns & mo. Call 517-719-5329. ed on river in downtown expressway. Columbia & DeWitt next to park and Hanna Rds. 517-525-1131. BEECHFIELD Efficiency thru walking trails. Please call 2 bedroom, $325-$560. Tim at 517-282-0500. Utilities included. Taylor Realty 517-272-1512.

Homes For Rent

Wanted to Rent

HOMES FOR RENT!

CAN’T SELL YOUR house? Consider a long term lease to a retired couple. Relocating to E. Lansing, Haslett or Bath area. 3 bdrm., 1.5 bath minimum. Please call: 231-846-1051.

3 bed/ 2 bath homes. Over 1000 Sq. Ft. *Payments as low as $699. • All Appliances • Washer/Dryer • Storage Shed • Pet Friendly • Holt Schools All Credit Considered! No Application Fees Move in for as little as $299!* Contact us today! Inventory Limited! 1-888-258-2412 kensingtonmeadows.com Offer Expires 3-31-11 EHO, *WAC

on beautiful Lake Haines, FL. 55 & over. Furnished w/ Florida rm & carport, park like setting. $12,000. 863-956-5200.

Air, choice oak flrng or fully carptd. Lndry, 1 blk Capitol. Heat-wtr pd. $525 517 896-2455/517 322-2456

HOUSING DISCRIMINATION? Call The Fair Housing Center at: 1-877-979-FAIR.

Duplexes For Rent

Mobile Homes For Sale

MORTGAGE SALE

LOCATION Saginaw Hwy. in Grand Ledge. 550 sq. ft. Great parking, great access. $500 mo. includes utilities. Call 517712-5678 Bruce.

DOWNTOWN LOFT 1 bdrm. loft, 1000 sq.ft., wood floors, stainless appliances, laundry, secured garage parking. $900/mo. 517/519 W. SHIAWASSEE ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ 517-482-8771 or 517-719WALK to State Complex, Z Z 0 HOLT 1 5600. www.wencoproperties.com Cooley, LCC. ALL NEW COMMUNITY ROOM IN Z Z 2 bdrm., $1,800. paint,carpet,kitchen & LANSING - 2511 WESTBURY, B ath available for rent. Little work needed. Z FREE HEAT & WATER. Auto Z family home. 3 bdrm., 1 bath. Second floor W/D Perfect for smaller events: Financing available. Z bath, garage, fenced yard. hookup. BIG 2 bdrm. Z Owners/Waverly. Quiet meetings or parties, near 866-694-0821 Stove & refrigerator incl. $600/mo. plus utilities. desirable neighborhood. Z Z I-69 Expressway. Call 517$825+ util. Off Delta River 517-322-4027 Lg. clean 1 & 2 bdrm. No ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ 641-6244 or email at Dr. family Area. Call or pets. From $550. 517-712bathhc@acd.net Text Ph. 517-202-5754 5849 O R C H A R D CT. Co m 4915, 202-3234, 323-1153 IMMEDIATE POSSESSION pletely remodeled 2 bdrm, 1988 Schultz 14x70 2 bdrm. 1 bath, full basement with LANSING HOME FOR rent 1 bath, semi furn., applianLANSING with full bsmt & garage. washer/dryer. New carces, washer, dryer, new W Michigan. 1 bdrm., living Neat and clean, new paint, pet, paint, appliances. shed, located lot 73, Parkrm., kitch., bath. $525 + new carpet & some hardFenced backyard, private view Estates, Portland, MI. electric. wood floors. $725-$825 mo. deck. $650 + utils. $9200/best. 989-831-4952 Call 517-482-8771 or Call 517-641-7271 or 517517-332-9255. 517-719-5600 214-7648. wencoproperties@att.net PORTLAND- 1990 SCHULTZ. EATON RAPIDS Immediate 14’x72’ 3 bdrm., 2 bath, in occupancy 3 bdrm duplex, LANSING NORTHWEST 2 small secluded park near OLD TOWN-(3)-1 bedroom BR., 3 BR., reasonable, 2 bdrms up, 1 down, newer school & close to down- Apts. $485-590. Small to ex$255 & $305 bi-weekly. Call carpeting, freshly painted, town. Central air. Newer tra large. (1)-2 Bedroom 517-372-9778. includes stove, refrigeraHAVE FUN THIS Sum me r steel skirting, roof, with sunroom, $675 All aptor & garage. $650 mo., ref. Sailing. JY14 Sailboat, 14’ evestroughs & decks. pliances and U T I L I T I E S & deposit req’d., 6 mo. long w/trailer, $2000 firm. $16K. 517-647-2464 PAID. Quiet nice neighborlease. 517-663-6650 lv msg. 989-413-0343. hood. 517-202-6035.

Commercial Warehouse

DELTA TWP. VACANT 5 acres. REDUCED. Heavy industrial, great location. Sale or lease. Land Contract available. $134,900. 2600 Snow Rd. 586-7722759 or 810-772-6561.

Cemetery LotsMonuments CHAPEL HILL MEMORIAL GARDENS- 2 plots in the Restoration Gardens, $1,000/each. 248-676-0674

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Legals

Date: March 22, 2011 Joseph B. Backus, attorney

Legals NOTICE OF MORTGAGE SALE THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COL LECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY IN FORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.

Legals pay as aforesaid then due on said Mortgage together with 6.750 percent interest, legal costs, attorneys’ fees and also any taxes and insurance that said Mortgagee, SSBBank, does pay on or prior to the date of said sale; which said premises are described in said Mortgage as follows to wit: THE SOUTHEAST ¼ OF THE SOUTHEAST ¼ OF SECTION 25, T1N, R1E, BUNKERHILL TOWNSHIP, INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN, EXCEPTING THEREFROM THE FOLLOWING: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION, THENCE WEST 1320.1 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 32’40" EAST 442.75 FEET, THENCE EAST 590.32 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 32’48" EAST 214.50 FEET, THENCE EAST 325 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 32’40" WEST 107.25 FEET THENCE EAST TO THE SECTION LINE, THENCE SOUTH ALONG THE EAST SECTION LINE 550 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, INGHAM COUNTY RECORDS. Property address reference: 4842 Parman Road, Stockbridge, Michigan 49285 The redemption period shall be one year from the date of said sale, unless determined abandoned in accordance with MCLS 600.3241(a), in which case the redemption period shall be thirty days from the date of said sale.

for mortgage holder Florida Property Office Space P.O. Box 794, East Lansing, ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz~!@#$%^&*()_+`1234567890-=,./?;’:”[]\{}| This firm is a debt col MI 48826 Duplex DEFAULT having been lector attempting to col For Sale For Rent 517-337-1617 made in the conditions of a lect a debt, and any infor CAPITOL VIEW- 420 W. OtEast Lansing certain Mortgage dated OcLAKEFRONT MOBILE HOME mation obtained will be LOCATION LOCATION ICCN-908894 tawa. Lg 1 BR, clean, safe.

Halls-Buildings For Rent

Boats and Motors

Apartments Suburbs FIRST MONTH FREE and $200 security dep. when you sign a 12 mo. lease! Forest View Apts, Haslett * Cozy 1 bdrm apts $560 * PET WELCOME * Single level bldg w/ private entries * Washer/Dryer hook ups in utility room * Vaulted ceiling in living room * Storage access * Lovely wooded setting * Close to everything Expires April 15, 2011 Call today for info and tour! 517-803-2648 Conditions apply.

DEEPDALE CEMETERY 1 crypt, $5,000. Includes vault & headstone for 2. Call 517-574-5500. HASLETT LAKEFRONT ON Lake Lansing with dock, DEEPDALE MEMORIAL gazebo, beautiful lake GARDENS - Cremation plot view, luxury executive apt. for 2, in Love Sec. #3. Updated lg. upper 2 BR., $2,000. 517-887-8767. W/D, fireplace, deck, new maple kitchen, black stainless appliances, carpet, granite, $940. ALSO, smaller lower 1 bdrm., w/office & patio, $650. Includes snow, trash, lawn. No big dogs. 517-853-6307.

Apartments For Rent 209½ E. MT. Hope - Very sharp furnished, except bed, 1 bdrm. Newer appliances, lg. terrace, parking, mini-blinds. Can email photos. $500+ dep., incl. util. 517-285-4489

ACCORD PROPERTIES Studios, 1 & 2 Bdrms. Lansing /E. Lansing Area. 517-337-7900

April 10, 2011

Legals year sale; but if the property is abandoned, the redemption period will be one month from the date of sale.

NOW AVAILABLE AT RIVERWIND APTS. 1 & 2 bdrm., includes water, sewer, trash & heat. Rent based on income for qualified applicants. Sec. dep req’d. Call 517-9743756 or you may pickup app at 300 Riverwind Dr., DeWitt. TDD# 800-649-3777 This instutition is an Equal Opportunity Provider & Employer. ∫ ST.JOHNS-INCOME BASED 2 BDRM. TOWNHOMES. Beautiful Park setting. Close to schools & shopping. Laundry hookup. SUNTREE APARTMENTS 1100 Sunview Dr. 989-224-8919 EHO

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CottagesResorts For Rent

Homes For Rent 1325 GLENROSE AVE. Very nice 2 bdrm., all appliances, lg yard, den, garage. 1st, last deposit. $900 + utilities + dep. 517-7087528.

Mobile Homes For Rent

2011 HOMES! We are currently pre-leasing brand new homes that will be arriving Mid-May! • 3 Bed/2 Bath, • All Appliances, • Washer/Dryer, • Central Air • Pet Friendly • Holt School District Payments starting as low as $799! No Application Fees! Contact us today to reserve your new home! 1-888-235-6948 kensingtonmeadows.com EHO

GRAND LEDGE: 1 bdrm. $420 + sec. dep. Includes all utils. 2 bdrm., $420 + utils. & sec. dep. Pets on approval. 517256-4817, 517-896-3285

$225 PER MONTH Lease to Own!!! 3 Bed/1 Bath - over 800 sq.ft. Brand New Carpet, Vinyl, & Appliances. We Specialize in Hard to Finance Individuals!!! The Meadows of St. Johns (989)224-7707

Old Orchard Apts.

AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 bdrms, Section 8 OK. Pets OK. Move in special! Flexible terms available. $395-$1095. 517-651-1374

$100 moves you in!

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Default has occurred in a mortgage made by Ronald C. Fitzgerald, single man, to First National Bank of America, dated June 5, 2000 and recorded on June 26, 2000 in liber 2855 page 1084, Ingham County records. The mortgage holder has begun no proceedings to recover any part of the debt, which is now $264,794.37. The mortgage will be foreclosed by a public sale of the property on April 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., at the place of the Circuit Court in Ingham County, Michigan. The property will be sold to pay the amount then due on the mortgage, together with interest at 8.75 per cent, foreclosure costs, attorney fees, and also any taxes and insurance that the mortgage holder pays before the sale. The property is located in Locke Township, Ingham County, Michigan, and is described in the mortgage as: The Northeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 14, Town 4 North, Range 2 East. Also: The Northwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 14, excepting: beginning at the Northwest corner; thence South 500 feet; thence East 761.8 feet; thence North 500 feet, thence West, 761.8 feet to the place of beginning. Also excepting beginning on the North-South 1/4 line at a point South 04 degrees 51 minutes East 500 feet from the North 1/4 corner; thence East 794.85 feet parallel with the North section line; thence South 04 degrees 51 minutes East, 814.22 feet to the South line of said North 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4; thence South 89 degrees 53 minutes West 794.85 feet; thence North 04 degrees 51 minutes West 812.6 feet to the place of beginning. The redemption period will be one year from the date of

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Notice of Mortgage Fore closure Sale By order of the Ingham County Circuit Court in the matter of Rose Acceptance, Inc. v Stephen B. Wallace, file no. 10-1103-CH, the sheriff or a deputy sheriff of Ingham County will conduct a sale of real estate at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at the place of the Circuit Court, Lansing, Michigan. The property to be sold is located in the City of Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, and is described as: Lots 18 and 19, Orchard Gardens Subdivision, City of Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan (commonly known as 540 E. Cavanaugh Rd., Lansing, MI ) The property will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder to pay the amount due under a judgment of foreclosure entered in favor of Rose Acceptance, Inc. on March 1, 2011, plus interest at 12.5% and costs of sale accruing since that date. The amount due under the judgment on that date is $34,866.40. The redemption period will be six months from the date of sale. Joseph B. Backus Attorney for plaintiff P.O. Box 794, East Lansing, MI 48826 517-337-1617 ICCN-906732 3/20, 27/11-4/3, 10, 17, 24/11

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tober 10, 2007 made by Mark K. Steele and Virginia L. Steele of 4842 Parman Road, Stockbridge, Michigan 49285 to SSBB Mortgage, LLC, a Michigan Banking Company, of 122 West Main Street, P.O. Box 427, Stockbridge, Michigan 49285, and recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds for the County of Ingham, State of Michigan, on October 18, 2007, in Book 3284, Page 442, on which Mortgage there is claimed to be due at the date of this notice, for principal and interest, the sum of Two Hundred Ten Thousand Nine Hundred NinetyThree and 82/100 Dollars ($210,993.82), and no proceedings having been instituted to recover the debt now remaining secured by said Mortgage, or any part thereof, whereby the power of sale contained in said Mortgage has become operative; the foregoing mortgage has been assigned by SSBB Mortgage, LLC to SSBBank on November 30, 2008, which assignment was recorded at Book 3372, Page 449 of Ingham County Records. NOW THEREFORE, Notice is Hereby Given that by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage and in pursuance of the statute in such case made and provided, the said Mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale of the premises therein described or so much thereof as may be necessary, at public auction, to the highest bidder, in the lobby of the Ingham County Courthouse, Veteran’s Memorial Courthouse, 313 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing, Michigan, that being the place of holding the Circuit Court in and for said County, on 12th day, May, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the forenoon of said day, and said premises will be sold to pay the amount so

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SSBBank, Mortgagee FOR INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL: 517-676-2002, George A. Sullivan, Attorney for Mortgagee, 160 E. Ash St., P.O. Box 147, Mason, MI 48854 THIS FIRM IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION WE OBTAIN WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ICCN-912369 4/10, 17, 24/11-5/1, 8/11 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at: lcnclassifieds@gannett.com


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CASE NO 63644-2-NA PETITION NO.: 11-298 TO: MICHAEL HINER, Father of the minor IN THE MATTER OF: MEGAN MATYZIUS, Minor A hearing regarding The Petition #11298 of Dawn Matyzius, Guardian of the Minor will be conducted by the court on Monday, May 9, 2011 at 9:00 A.M. in the 30th Judicial Circuit Court, 313 W Kalamazoo Street, 2nd Floor, Courtroom #4, Lansing, MI 48933 before JUDGE JANELLE A LAWLESS IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the parents, Michael Hiner, Father of the Minor personally appear before

STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF INGHAM NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent’s Trust J Thomas Churn III and Jean M Churn Living Trust dated October 26, 2000 NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, J Thomas Churn III, who lived at 822 North Fairview Ave., Lansing, Michigan died March 31, 2011. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the trust will be forever barred unless presented to David & James Churn, named co-Trustees, C/O Louis Crenshaw & Associates PC 2157 Commons

Dated:4/4/2011 Louis UG Crenshaw & Associates PC by Geoffry E Malicoat P72621 2157 Commons Parkway Okemos, MI 48864 517-347-2100 David & James Churn 2157 Commons Parkway Okemos, MI 48864 517-347-2100

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Estate of Ann F Murphy Date of birth: October 26, 1938 TO ALL CREDITORS:* NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Ann F Murphy, who lived at 1120 Blanchette Dr., East Lansing, MI died March 24, 2010. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the trust described below will be forever barred unless presented to A.C. Murphy, named personal representative or proposed personal representative, or to both court at 313 W Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, MI 48933 and the named/proposed personal representative within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice.

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Trust of Marion Louise ICCN-912292 Detjen Date of birth: 4/10/11 12/1/1919 TO ALL CREDITORS:* NOTICE TO CREDITORS: When you need The decedent, Marion Louise Detjen, who lived at repairs around the 2700 Burcham Drive, #459, East Lansing, Michigan home - and you need 48823 died November 6, them fast - check the 2010. Creditors of the decedent service directory are notified that all claims against the TRUST will be in LCN Classifieds forever barred unless preSee SourceAds.com sented to James Detjen, named or proposed within 4 or Call LCN months after the date of Monday-Friday, 8-5 publication of this notice.

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CITY OF MASON ORDINANCE NO. 181 AN ORDINANCE TO ADD DIVISION 3 - FALSE ALARM - AND SECTIONS 34-60, 34-61 AND 34-62 TO ARTICLE II - POLICE DEPARTMENT - OF CHAPTER 34 - LAW ENFORCEMENT OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF MASON . I, Deborah J. Cwiertniewicz, the duly qualified Clerk for the City of Mason, Ingham County, Michigan, do hereby certify that Ordinance No. 181 was adopted by the Mason City Council at a regular meeting of the Council held pursuant to the Open Meetings Act in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 201 W. Ash Street, Mason, Michigan, 48854, on the 21st day of March, 2011, the original of which may be purchased or reviewed in the City Clerk’s office at City Hall during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Ordinance No. 181 becomes effective April 24, 2011. Deborah J. Cwiertniewicz City Clerk ICCN-912486

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CITY OF MASON ORDINANCE NO. 118-A-2011

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION ORDINANCE 68.08 VEVAY TOWNSHIP INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN PREAMBLE

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE VEVAY TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE AND SPECIFICALLY CHAPTER 3, SECTION 3.02 THEREOF TO PROHIBIT ANY LAND USE, ENTERPRISE OR ACTIVITIES WHICH ARE VIOLATIVE OF FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAWS OR ORDINANCES; AND TO ESTABLISH AN EFFECTIVE DATE HEREOF. The Township of Vevay, Ingham County, Michigan, hereby ordains: SECTION I. AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 3, SECTION 3.02. Chapter 3, Section 3.02, of the Vevay Township Zoning Ordinance, which to date has been designated as "Reserved" shall be and is hereby amended to read as follows: 3.02 USES NOT PERMITTED IN ANY ZONING DISTRICT. In addition to the prohibitions set forth in Section 19.08A of this Ordinance, any enterprise, land use or activity that is violative of federal, state or local law or ordinance shall be and is prohibited. SECTION II. SEVERABILITY. The various sections and provisions of this Ordinance shall be deemed to be severable and, should any section or provisions of this Ordinance be declared by any court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional or invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of the Ordinance as a whole or any section or provisions of this Ordinance, other than the section or provision so declared to be unconstitutional or invalid. SECTION III. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its adoption and publication as required by law.

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DELHI CHARTER TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF SPECIAL USE REQUEST The Delhi Charter Township Planning Commission has received a request to amend a Special Use Permit that granted approval for the existing Plan Unit Development (PUD) for the Aspen Lakes Development on the property legally described as: SW 1/4 SEC 13 T3N R2W DESC AS: COM AT SW COR OF SEC 13 N00D 28’ 10"W ALNG W SEC LN 649.09 FT TO POB- N00D 28’ 10"W ALNG SD W LN 1657.04 FT N 38D 34’ 57"E 122.54 FT, N 89D 36’ 58"E 60.56FT, S 09D 40’ 30E 65.22FT, S18D 44’ 05"E 145.22FT, S 31D 38" 40"E 151.77FT, S 23D 23" 48"E 179.2FT, S 15D 27" 35E 84.32FT, N 89D 42" 47"E 604.27 FT S 180FT, W 210.18FT, S 241.43 FT, S 87D 14’ 36"W 39.12FT, S 89D 32’ 56"W 80.77FT ALNG CURVE TO RT 96.07FT RAD OF 268.55FT, CHD BRG N70D 31’ 04"W 97.53FT, N 60D 03’ 20"W 86.05FT, S 28D 48’ 17W 127.06 FT, S 60D 03’ 20"E 40.09, S 00D 11’E 175.25FT, ALNG CURVE TO LEFT 25.73FT RADIUS OF 143.94FT CHD BRG S32D 30’ 48"W 25.7FT, N84D 41’ 17"W 75.2FT, S 77D 18’ 38"W 95.7FT, S62D 39’W 59.93FT, S18D 38’ 27"W 138.63, S 15D 08’52"E 93.4FT, S33D 12’ 49"E 121.18FT, N87D 38’ 45"E 233.92FT, S 78D 34’ 25"E 68.32FT, S 50D 52’ 26"W 28.08FT, S80D 10’W 186.92FT, S73D 09’ 11"W 299.86FT TO POB 15.39A, which includes the following street addresses: 3800 & 3900 Flying Gulch, 4000, 4100 & 4200 Mountain Glade, Holt, MI 48842. The Township, the Special Use Permit applicant, an owner of assessed real property or any occupant of a structure on real property located within 300 feet of the subject property may request that a formal public hearing be held before a discretionary decision is made on the special use request, by forwarding a request to the Delhi Charter Township Department of Community Development, 2074 Aurelius Road, Holt, Michigan 48842. Said request must be received by the Township no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2011 to be valid. If no formal public hearing is requested, the Planning Commission will still receive and consider input from the public at the time that the Special Use Permit is considered, which is scheduled to occur on Monday, April 25, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. unless a request is made for a public hearing. A copy of the proposed Special Use Permit Application is available for public inspection at the Township Offices during regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Written comments will be considered and may be forwarded to the Delhi Charter Township Offices until 5:00 p.m. the day of the Planning Commission meeting. Please call (517) 694-8281 for further information. DiAnne Warfield, Chair Delhi Charter Township Planning Commission

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AN ORDINANCE TO FURTHER AMEND SECTION 2 OF ORDINANCE NO. 118, ADOPTED MARCH 16, 1987, ENTITLED "AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT AND APPROVE A DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND A TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN FOR THE MASON DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AREA", AS LAST AMENDED BY ORDINANCE 118-A-2003, ADOPTED MAY 5, 2003 BY APPROVING AND ADOPTING DEVELOPMENT PLAN/TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN AMENDMENT NO. 4 PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF 1975 PA 197, AS AMENDED, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ALL MATTERS RELATED THERETO. I, Deborah J. Cwiertniewicz, the duly qualified Clerk for the City of Mason, Ingham County, Michigan, do hereby certify that Ordinance No. 118-A-2011 was adopted by the Mason City Council at a regular meeting of the Council held pursuant to the Open Meetings Act in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 201 W. Ash Street, Mason, Michigan, 48854, on the 21st day of March, 2011, the original of which may be purchased or reviewed in the City Clerk’s office at City Hall during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Ordinance No. 118-A-2011 becomes effective April 24, 2011.

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Estate of Vivian Pauline Updyke Date of birth: 2/19/1917 TO ALL CREDITORS:* NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Vivian Pauline Updyke who lived at 3804 Homewood Ave., Lansing, Michigan died 2/26/2010. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to Joann Y Streeter, named personal representative or proposed personal representative, or to both the probate court at 313 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing and March 31, 2011 the named/proposed perBernick, Omer, Radner & sonal representative within 4 months after the date of Ouellette, P.C. publication of this notice. Michelyn E. Pasteur P44536 2400 Lake Lansing Road, Dated: 3/30/11 Suite F Lansing, MI 48912 John W. Bissell P25865 (517)371-5361 909 Abbott Rd. Wendy J. Holmes & Marna B. East Lansing, MI 48823 517 351-6222 Kaijala 2811 Aurelius Road Joann Y Streeter Lansing, MI 48910 2747 Edgar Rd. (517) 394-0580 Mason, MI 49331 517-628-3434 ICCN-911536 4/10/11 ICCN-912864 4/10/11

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Special Meeting/Worksession of 3/23/11 - 1:00 p.m. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AND BOARD OF TRUST Members present: Weesies, Kean, Sherwood, Ruttan & Shaw. EES MINUTES Reviewed & revised proposed 2011-12 preliminary budgets. REGULAR MEETING HELD ON APRIL 5, 2011 Amended 2010-11 budgets. Meeting adjourned 2:53 p.m. EVAN HOPE, TOWNSHIP CLERK Special Meeting/Worksession of 3/30/11 - 6:00 p.m. Members present: Weesies, Kean, Sherwood, Ruttan & Shaw. The Delhi Charter Township Board met in a regular Board ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz~!@#$%^&*()_+`1234567890-=,./?;’:”[]\{}| Authorized hourly compensation for deputy clerk. meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 in the Multipurpose Room Further revised 2010-11 budget amendments & adopted at the Community Services Center, 2074 Aurelius Rd., Holt, such. Michigan. Supervisor Stuart Goodrich called the Committee Authorized 2 additional compensation days for office secreta- of the Whole meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. ry. Board Members Present: Supervisor Stuart Goodrich, Clerk Meeting adjourned 6:57 p.m. Evan Hope, Trustees Derek Bajema, John Hayhoe, Jerry Special Meeting/2011-12 Budget Hearings of 3/30/11 Ketchum, Roy Sweet 7:00 p.m. Board Member(s) Absent: Treasurer Harry Ammon Members present: Weesies, Kean, Sherwood, Ruttan & Shaw. No Board Action was taken on the following Committee of Presented 2011-12 Budgets. Authorized 2011-12 compensation for employees (no increas- the Whole Agenda items: (Unless otherwise noted) es, remain the same as in 2010-11). Department of Public Services-March Activity ReAdopted salaries & wages for elected officials, as recom- A. port mended by the Compensation. Commission (no increases, to B. Blight Prevention and Neighborhood Protection Proremain the same as in 2010-11). Authorized daily meal expense for Board of Review & Elec- gram C. Amendment to the Delhi Charter Township Code, tions Board ($50 per day, same as in 2010). Specifically Section 10-118 (also known as Ordinance No. 32, Approved motion requesting quarterly budget reports. Adopted 2011 Township tax levy (.91610 of a mill, same as in Section 2.1) Relating to the Discharge of Firearms, Weapons 2010). and Devices Adopted General Appropriations Act enacting 2011-12 . Committee meeting adjourned at 7:29 p.m. Meeting adjourned 7:29 p.m. The Board of Trustees meeting was called to order at 7:35 Regular Meeting of 4/4/11 - 7:00 p.m. DELHI CHARTER TOWNSHIP p.m. Members present: Weesies, Kean, Sherwood, Ruttan & Shaw. PLANNING COMMISSION Board Action on the following Township Board of Trustees Adopted Consent Agenda. NOTICE OF SPECIAL USE REQUEST Agenda items: Approved 3/7/11 Minutes and 3/23/11 Special (All items approved unless otherwise noted) The Delhi Charter Township Planning Commission has re- Meeting/Worksession Minutes. 1. 2010 Annual Report - Township Clerk’s Office ceived a request for a Special Use Permit for Used Car Auto Received Treasurer’s Report on fund balances. 2. a) Approval of Minutes - Committee Meeting Sales within the C-2: General Business zoning district on the Approved disbursements in the amount of $50,469.73. of March 15, 2011 Received misc correspondence. property legally described as: b) Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting of March 15, BEG 183 FT E OF SW COR OF SEC 7, TH N 102.25 FT, TH E 243 Received Zoning Report. 2011 FT TO W’LY LINE OF M-99 HWY, TH SW’LY ALONG W LINE OF Approved continuation of Special Land Use Permit No’s. 41, c) Approval of Claims - March 22, 2011(note: this item SAID HWY 143.1 FT, TH W 142.5 FT TO BEG, ON SW FRL 1/4 OF 42, 83, & 109. was removed from the consent agenda for FRL SEC 7, T3NR2W., which includes the following street ad- Enacted a 120 day moratorium on commercial grain elevadiscussion/action). tors & referral to Planning Comm. dress: 2509 Eaton Rapids Road, Lansing, MI 48911. d) Approval of Payroll - March 17, 2011 in the amount The Township, the Special Use Permit applicant, an owner of Approve the purchase of Computer Software Upgrade. of $142,822.80 Adopted Automated Clearing House (ACH) Policy. assessed real property or any occupant of a structure on real e) Approval of Payroll - March 31, 2011 in the amount property located within 300 feet of the subject property may Scheduled Public Hearing for 5-2-11 on the proposed estabof $145,124.55 lishment of a Plant Rehabilitation District in Section 16. request that a formal public hearing be held before a discreSpartan Speedway 2011 Race Schedule tionary decision is made on the special use request, by for- Adopted Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance re: Chapter 3, 3. 4. Resolution No. 2011-007 - Authorizing the Issuance warding the request to the Delhi Charter Township Depart- Section 3.02. ment of Community Development, 2074 Aurelius Road, Holt, Announced next neighborhood watch meeting 4/20/11 at 7 and Delegating the Sale of Charter Township of Delhi 2011 Refunding Bonds, Series A Michigan 48842. Said request must be received by the Town- p.m. 5. Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) Annual ship no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2011 to be Authorized purchase of Township lawn mower. Laboratory Supply and Equipment Order valid. If no formal public hearing is requested, the Planning 6. Amendment to the Delhi Charter Township DownCommission will still receive and consider input from the pub- Appointed Todd Luks and Neil Sheridan to DDA. town Development Authority Executive lic at the time that the Special Use Permit is considered, Authorized renumbering of certain Special Land Use permits. which is scheduled to occur on Monday, April 25, 2011 at 7:00 Meeting adjourned 8:38 p.m. Director Employment Agreement JoAnne Kean, Clerk 7. p.m. unless a request is made for a public hearing. Delhi Charter Township Downtown Development AuA copy of the proposed Special Use Permit Application is thority Employment Contract - C. Howard Haas available for public inspection at the Township Offices dur- *next regular meeting - Monday, May 2, 2011 - 7:00 p.m. 8. Approval of Claims - March 22, 2011 in the amount ing regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday of $203,826.74 ICCN-912378 4/10/11 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Written comments will be conBoard of Trustees meeting adjourned at 8:59 p.m. - Board of sidered and may be forwarded to the Delhi Charter Township Trustees meeting minutes are available on the Township’s Offices until 5:00 p.m. the day of the Planning Commission Web Site: www.delhitownship.com. Copies of the minutes meeting. Please call (517) 694-8281 for further information. are also available upon request from the Township Clerk. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, except DiAnne Warfield, Chair holidays. Delhi Charter Township Planning Commission

April 10, 2011

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