Groveland Township

LEGAL NOTICE
OFFICIAL NOTICe
AMENDMENT TO THE TOWNSHIP MASTER PLAN MAP
At the regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, December 8, 2003 the following amendment to the Township Master Plan map was adopted by a vote of 5 to 0.
The present “Agriculture” land use designation on the current Master Plan will be removed and replaced with “Rural Estate Farm” land use designation.
This amendment will become effective thirty (30) days after Its adoption and publication as required by law. Copies of the complete amendment are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road. Holly, Ml 48442 during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen Feb. 2, 2004

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, February 10, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following appeal:
BZA 2004-01, DAVID CARTER, SEC. 24. 02-24-302-005. 1855 BIRD RD, ORTONVILLE.
VARIANCE REQUEST TO EXTEND AN EXISTING NON-CONFORMING DEED STRIP.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours- If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting during regular office hours.
Publish in The Citizen Feb. 2, 2004

LEGAL NOTICE
OFFICIAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TO AMEND THE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP ZONING MAP
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances follows:
ADOPTION OF THE NEW R-1A (RURAL, ESTATE FARM) ZONING DISTRICT AND REZONING OF ALL AG (AGRICULTURAL) ZONING DISTRICTS IN GROVELAND TOWNSHIP TO THE NEW R-1A ZONING DISTRICT.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152 or (248) 627-3585.
Publish in The Citizen Feb. 2 & 23, 2004

SPECIAL BOARD MEETINGS
AT TOWNSHIP OFFICE
4695 GRANGE HALL ROAD
HOLLY, MICHIGAN
SPECIAL WORK SESSION
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2004
@ 1:00 P.M.
AGENDA: FIRE BUDGET
GAS BUDGET
BUILDING DEPARTMENT BUDGET
SPECIAL WORK SESSION
THURSDAY , FEBRUARY 26, 2004
@ 9:30 A.M.
AGENDA: TOWNSHIP GENERAL FUND BUDGET
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Posted January 23, 2004
Publish in The Citizen Feb. 2, 2004

SYNOPSIS
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP BOARD
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2004
CALL TO ORDER
ROLL CALL MAZICH, SCRAMLIN, AX AND DEPALMA; HOWELL WAS EXCUSED.
CONSENT AGENDA: APPROVED AGENDA
APPROVED MINUTES AS PRESENTED JANUARY 12, 2004
CANDIDATE FOR JUDGE 52-2 DISTRICT COURT- COLLEEN MURPHY
APPROVAL OF INVESTMENTS THRU 12-31-2003
APPROVED BUDGET AMENDMENTS-GENERAL AND FIRE FUND
APPROVED FINANCIAL STATEMENT
APPROVED BILLS FOR FEBRUARY GENERAL, BUILDING, & FIRE
BOARD REPORTS
DISCUSSED 2004 ELECTIONS FILING REQUIREMENTS- INFORMATION ONLY
APPROVED AMENDMENTS TO MANULIFE FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION PLAN
APPROVED VERIZON UNILATERAL RIGHT OF WAY TELECOMMUNICATIONS PERMIT
APPROVED WASTE HAULING ORDINANCE
APPROVED SITE PLAN FEE INCREASE
TABLED LAND DIVISION FEES & REZONING FEES
DISCUSSED LIQUOR LICENSE ORDINANCE – INFORMATION ONLY
TABLED MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIER ENFORCEMENT
APPROVED TIA MEMBERSHIP SUPPORT 2004
MISCELLANEOUS: CORRESPONDENCE FORESTRY ASSISTANCE
GRETCHEN RANDALL
RECORDING SECRETARY
Publish in The Citizen Feb. 16, 2004

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2004
BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
TUESDAY, March 2, 2004 6:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M.
MONDAY, March 8, 2004 9:00 A.M. TO 12:00 Noon 1:00 P.M. TO 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M.
WEDNESDAY, March 10, 2004 6:00 P.M. TO 8:00 P.M.
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by March 8, 2004
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALIZATION DIVISION
TOLL FREE 1-888-350-0900, EST 5441
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248) 634-4152 or (248) 627-3585.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen Feb. 16, 23 and Mar. 1, 2004

LEGAL NOTICE
OFFICIAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TO AMEND THE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP ZONING ordinance
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances follows:
ADOPTION OF THE NEW R-1A (RURAL, ESTATE FARM) ZONING DISTRICT AND REZONING OF ALL AG (AGRICULTURAL) ZONING DISTRICTS IN GROVELAND TOWNSHIP TO THE NEW R-1A ZONING DISTRICT.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152 or (248) 627-3585.
Publish in The Citizen Feb. 2 & 23, 2004

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2004
BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
TUESDAY, March 2, 2004 6:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M.
MONDAY, March 8, 2004 9:00 A.M. TO 12:00 Noon 1:00 P.M. TO 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M.
WEDNESDAY, March 10, 2004 6:00 P.M. TO 8:00 P.M.
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by March 8, 2004
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALIZATION DIVISION
TOLL FREE 1-888-350-0900, EST 5441
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248) 634-4152 or (248) 627-3585.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen Feb. 16, 23 and Mar. 1, 2004

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following appeal:
BZA 2004-02, TIMOTHY STODOLA, SEC. 26. 02-26-400-009, 2550 BALD EAGLE LAKE ROAD, ORTONVILLE, VARIANCE REQUEST TO BUILD AN ACCESSORY BUILDING IN FRONT OF PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen Mar. 1, 2004

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 23, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed ordinance. The ordinance, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
An ordinance to secure the public peace, health, safety and welfare of the residents and property owners of Groveland Township, Oakland County, MI, through the regulation and control of barking dogs and unleashed dogs within said Township; and to provide penalties for the violation of said ordinance.
Proposed language for the ordinance is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152 or (248) 627-3585.
Publish in The Citizen Mar. 1 and 22, 2004

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2004
BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
TUESDAY, March 2, 2004 6:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M.
MONDAY, March 8, 2004 9:00 A.M. TO 12:00 Noon 1:00 P.M. TO 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M.
WEDNESDAY, March 10, 2004 6:00 P.M. TO 8:00 P.M.
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by March 8, 2004
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALIZATION DIVISION
TOLL FREE 1-888-350-0900, EST 5441
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248) 634-4152 or (248) 627-3585.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen Feb. 16, 23 and Mar. 1, 2004

ATTENTION RESIDENTS
TOWNSHIP OF GROVELAND
SPECIAL MEETING
Notice of Budget Public Hearing
The Groveland Township Board will hold a special public hearing on the proposed township budget for fiscal year 2004-2005 at 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan 48442, Groveland Township Hall on Monday, March 15, 2004 at 6:00 PM. A copy of the budget is available for public inspection at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI 48442
“THE PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE RATE PROPOSED TO BE LEVIED TO SUPPORT THE PROPOSED BUDGET WILL BE A SUBJECT OF THIS HEARING.”
This notice is posted in compliance with PA42 of 1995, MCL 211.24e(2)(3) by complying with Section 16 of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act (MCL 141.436).
The Groveland Township Board 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 upon 10 days notice to the Groveland Township Clerk’s office.
Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Groveland Township Clerk’s office by writing or calling the following:
This notice is posted in compliance with PA267 of 1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act). MCLA 41.72a (2)(3) and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall, Holly, MI 48442
(248) 634-4152 or 627-3585
Fax (248) 634-1351
Publish in the Citizen: March 8, 2004

groveland township residents
Adoption of ordinance #143 article 4 – ref rural estate farm districts
At the regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Tuesday, March 9, 2004 at 7:00 p.m., the following Codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
The REF Rural Estate Farm districts will provide open land area for future orderly residential growth, continued agricultural use and residential activities of a rural character that are presently without public water and sewer facilities and are likely to remain without such services into the foreseeable future. It is further the intent of this district to protect and stabilize the essential characteristics of these areas in order to promote and encourage suitable environments for low-density family life, and to maintain and to preserve the rural character of the Township wherever possible.
This ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after its adoption and publication as required by law. Copies of the complete ordinance are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen Mar. 15, 2004

Synopsis groveland township board tuesday, march 9, 2004
call to order
roll call mazich, howell, scramlin, ax and depalma
consent agenda: approved agenda
approved minutes as presented february 9, 2004
approved budget adjustments – general, fire & building funds
approved financial statement
approved bills for march general, building, & fire
board reports
fees – rezoning & land division tabled april meeting
approved resolution cable t.v. rates regulation
discussed resolution detroit water & sewer rate increase
no action taken
discussed resolution proposed pipeline route – no action taken
approved resolution west nile virus
discussed scholarship comcast cable – information only
APPROVED 2004-05 MINING PERMIT & RECLAMATION GROVELAND SAND & GRAVEL
DISCUSSED REQUEST BURROUGHS MATERIALS CORPORATION TO REDUCE SETBACK DISTANCE – TABLED
approved 2004-05 mining permit & reclamation holly sand & gravel
approved ordinance barking dog & dog leash
approved bedrock hydrant location & true up
approved z 2004-01 rezone twp. wide ag to new ref district
miscellaneous: correspondence candidate colleen murphy
correspondence brandon school district
gretchen randall
recording secretary
Publish in The Citizen March 15, 2004

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
PROPOSED AMENDMENT: Z 2016-001
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice Is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons Interested in the proposed amendment, Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2016-001, GROVELAND TOWNSHIP, 4695 GRANGE HALL RD., HOLLY, MI. REZONE PARCELS: 02-19-300-003 & 004 & 005 & 008 & 011 FROM E-1 (Extractive) and RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm) to B-3 (General Business).
Proposed language for the amendment Is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 2-27-16

PUBLIC NOTICE – PUBLIC HEARING
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ATTENTION RESIDENTS
MARCH 14, 2016 BUDGET HEARING FY 2016-2017
The Groveland Township Board will hold a public hearing at the regular Township Board of Trustees meeting on the proposed operating budget(s) for the Township General Fund, Building Fund and Fire Department Operating Fund at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 on March 14, 2016 at 7:00p.m. A copy of the proposed budget(s) is available for public inspection at the township office or by contacting the clerk.
The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied
To support the proposed budget(s) will be a
Subject of this public hearing (MCL 141.412)
1.00 Mill Township Operations
3.94 Mills Fire Department Operations
The Groveland Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aid and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon six (6) days notice to the Clerk’s office by writing or calling to the address and phone number listed in this notice.
This notice is posted in compliance with PA42 of 1995, MCL 211.24e (2) (3) by complying with Section 16 of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act (MCL 141.436), MCL and Americans with Disabilities (ADA).
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 2-27-16

NOTICE OF ELECTION PRIMARY ELECTION March 8, 2016
IN
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
To the Qualified Electors:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Primary Election will be held in:
Groveland Township
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
TUESDAY, March 8, 2016
THE POLLS will be open
7 o’clock a.m. until 8 o’clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE
BRAILLE AND AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
AT THE POLLING PLACES LISTED BELOW:
PCT #1: Groveland Township Hall (lower level)
4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI
PCT #2: Groveland Fire Station #1
14645 Dixie Hwy, Holly, MI
PCT #3: Groveland Fire Station #2
3085 Grange Hall Rd. Ortonville, MI
INFORMATION ON OBTAINING
ABSENT VOTER BALLOT FOR THE ELECTION
IS AVAILABLE AT THE TOWNSHIP OFFICE
FOR THE PURPOSE OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES OF PARTICIPATING POLITCAL PARTIES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
President of the United States
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING FOR THE FOLLOWING PROPOSAL:
GOODRICH AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT MILLAGE RENEWAL.
(Proposal language
available at Groveland Township Office)
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI
Publish in The Citizen 2-27-16

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 2/8/2016
Call to Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
PUBLIC HEARING:
Bob McArthur Senior Housing
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Tri-Party Funds
Approved Purchase of New Peg Equipment
Approved Investment Policy and Resolution Appendix A
Approved Supervisor to Attend MATS Spring Conference
Approved Twp. E-Mail for Trustees, P.C., BZA and Board of Review Members
Discussed Oakland County Treasurers Luncheon
Discussed Township Board Invitation to March 22, P.C. Meeting
Approved Clerk to Attend MTA Ordinance Education
Approved Purchase of Fire Proof Cabinet
RESOLUTIONS
Approved Resolution Appendix A Under New Business
Approved Support House Bill 5016
Approved Supervisor 2% Salary Increase
Approved Clerk Salary 2% Increase
Approved Treasurer 2% Increase
Approved Trustee 2% Increase
FIREBOARD
No Business at this time
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 2-20-16

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the Presidential Primary to be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 has been scheduled for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1O, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m. to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 1-30-16

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
NOTICE OF CLOSE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY
TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
To the qualified electors of the Township of Groveland, County of Oakland, State of Michigan.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE AT 4695 GRANGE HALL RD., HOLLY, MI WILL BE OPEN:
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
LAST DAY OF REGISTRATION
FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN SAID TOWNSHIP NOT ALREADY REGISTERED.
THE MARCH 8TH PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY WILL BE CONDUCTED IN ALL VOTING PRECINCTS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP, FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING FOR THE FOLLOWING PARTIES:
REPUBLICAN
DEMOCRAT
GOODRICH AREA SCHOOLS
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL
This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the statutory rate of not to exceed 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48462
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 1-30-16

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 1-11-2016
Call to Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
PUBLIC COMMENT
Supervisor Walls with Springfield Township, publicly thanked Fire Chief Steve McGee for his help and support during their search for a new Fire Chief.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Approved MERS Retirement Fund, funding. Approved purchase of 4 new computer towers.
NEW BUSINESS
Approved sending Re-Zoning of Twp Property to Planning Commission
Approved Deputy Clerk, Back, to attend MAMC Clerk Institute
Approved interested Board of Review members to attend Training
Discussed BGYA Youth Recognition Nomination Forms Available
Budget Workshop Date set for February 17″, 1pm Twp., 3pm Fire
FIREBOARD
Approved purchase of Vein Finder
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 1-23-16

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2016-001, JUDITH ANN MIRACLE, 2930 Auten Road, Ortonville, Mi. Sec. 02-02-200-017; VARIANCE REQUESTS TO SIDE YARD SETBACK FOR PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE (W); AND TO SIDE YARD SETBACK FOR ACCESSORY BUILDING (E); AND TO EXCEED THE 600′ LENGTH OF THE DEED STRIP BY AN ADDITIONAL 130′
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 1-23-16

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OPEN MEETINGS ACT RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Groveland Township
Board of Trustees provide for the scheduling of the regular Township Board Meetings for the second Monday of each Month; and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan has enacted the Open Meetings Act, which requires the specific designation of the Dates, time and places of all regular meetings of the Groveland Township Board, and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Groveland Township Board to conduct all of its business in an open forum, in Compliance with said act; and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Groveland Township Board of Trustees will hold its regular Meeting on the second Monday of every month of the calendar year, beginning, January 11, 2016 and ending on December 12, 2016.
The following are dates of the regularly scheduled Meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442:
January 11, 2016 July 11, 2016
February 8, 2016 August 8, 2016
March 14, 2016 September 12, 2016
April 11, 2016 October 11, 2016
May 9, 2016 November 14, 2016
June 13, 2016 December 12, 2016
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Notice of Meeting Dates will be published in The Citizen and Tri-County Times newspapers and posted at the Township Hall.
MOTION MADE BY: David Ax
SECONDED BY: Diane Howell
YES: 5
NO: 0
Pamela Mazich, Township Clerk This notice is posted in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as Amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72A(S)(3) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Publish in The Citizen 1-9-16

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 12-14-2015
Call to Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
PRESENTATION
Promotion of Brendan Fortinberry to Lieutenant
NEW BUSINESS
Approved PC, BZA & Broard of Review Member Appointment
Approved NO HAZ Consortium 2016
Approved Traffic Improvement Assoc. Membership 2016
Approved Open Meetings Act 2016
Unfinished Business MERS Retirement on January 2016 Agenda
Discussed Rental Ordinance, will send to Planning Commission
Approved 2015 CDBG Allocation of Funds to OCEF
Approved Purchase of New Network CP @ Cloud Back Up
Discussed Parry Property Proposal Not Accepted/No Motion
RESOLUTIONS
Approved to Support Royal Oak Resolution Regarding SB13
FIREBOARD
No Business at this time.
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 12-26-15

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 12-14-2015
Call to Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
PRESENTATION
Promotion of Brendan Fortinberry to Lieutenant
NEW BUSINESS
Approved PC, BZA & Broard of Review Member Appointment
Approved NO HAZ Consortium 2016
Approved Traffic Improvement Assoc. Membership 2016
Approved Open Meetings Act 2016
Unfinished Business MERS Retirement on January 2016 Agenda
Discussed Rental Ordinance, will send to Planning Commission
Approved 2015 CDBG Allocation of Funds to OCEF
Approved Purchase of New Network CP @ Cloud Back Up
Discussed Parry Property Proposal Not Accepted/No Motion
RESOLUTIONS
Approved to Support Royal Oak Resolution Regarding SB13
FIREBOARD
No Business at this time.
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 12-26-15

synopsis
groveland twp. board 12-14-2015
Call to Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts payable
Financial Report
PRESENTATION
Promotion of Brendan Fortinberry to Lieutenant
NEW BUSINESS
Approved PC, BZA, & Board of Review Member Appointment
Approved NO HAZ Consortium 2016
Approved Open Meetings Act 2016
Approved Traffic Improvement Assoc. Membership 2016
Unfinished Business MERS Retirement on January 2016 Agenda
Discussed Rental Ordinance, will send to Planning Commission
Approved 2015 CDBG Allocation of Funds to OCEF
Approved Purchase of New Network CP & Cloud Back Up
Discussed Parry Property Proposal Not Accepted/ No Motion
RESOLUTIONS
Approved to Support Royal Oak Resolution Regarding SB13
FIREBOARD
No Business at this time.
Patti Back
Publish in The Citizen 12-19-15 Recording Secretary

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
Notice of Public Hearing
Community Development Block Grant Funds 2016 Program Year
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Groveland Township will hold a public hearing on the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds. The hearing will be held on Monday, November 9, 2015 @ 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2016 application in the amount of $13,915 to fund eligible projects.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held at the above time and
All interested citizens are requested to attend the earing. Comments will also be received in writing or in person at Groveland Township, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 until 4:00 p.m., Monday, November 09, 2015.
The Township board meeting room is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice
Contact for information or special services.
Pam Mazich, Clerk 248-634-4152 or by e-mail clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 10-24-15

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 10-13-2015
Call to Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
NEW BUSINESS
Discussed Tri-Party Road Gravel
Approved Marijuana Moratorium
Approved Municode Enhancement
Approved Construction Appeals Board
Discussed Attendance at MTA Quarterly Mtg.
Discussed Deputy Treasure MTA Governance Academy
Approved Payment of MTA Government Academy Kit
FIREBOARD
Approved Hiring of Jonathon Mason
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 10-24-15

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 9-14-2015
Call to Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
PRESENTATIONS
Arlene Thompson
Audit 2014-2015 Ken Palka
Trails Presentation
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Municode Codification
Approved Tax Relief Affidavit
Approved MATS Conference
Approved NITA Clerk Education
Approved Deputy Treasure Pay Increase
RESOLUTION
Discussed NO-HAZ FYI
Approved September Nat’l Recovery Month
FIREBOARD
Approved Hiring 4 Personnel
Approved Sale of 2008 Dodge
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 09-26-15

LEGAL NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday. September 15, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2015-003, BET EAKINS, 730 JOSSMAN, ORTONVILLE, SEC. 14. 02-14-301-003. VARIANCE REQUEST TO BUILD POLE BARN IN SIDE YARD DUE TO CORNER LOT.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 08-29-15

LEGAL NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday. September 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2015-001, TED DIXON, 25. N. VAN ROAD, HOLLY, SEC. 17. 02-17-127-006. VARIANCE REQUEST TO ADD ADDITION ONTO FRONT OF RESIDENCE.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 08-29-15

LEGAL NOTICE
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday. September 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2015-002, STEVE & MELISSA FORD, 5788 GRANGE HALL ROAD. SEC. 20. 02 20-176-023. VARIANCE REQUEST TO ADD ONTO EXISTING ACCESSORY BUILDING IN FRONT OF EXISTING RESIDENCE.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 08-29-15

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 6-8-2015
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda as Amended
Consent Agenda as Amended
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
PRESENTATION
One Stop Ready Program/Oakland County
NEW BUSINESS
Approved IT Service Amendment
Approved Non Accessory Sign Amendment
Approved Rezoning of 669 Grange Hall from RFC to RE/F
Approved Zoning Compliance Application
Approved MTA Dues
Resolution Royal Oak No Action Taken
Approved Appointing Debby Musgrave to Holly Youth Assist.
FIREBOARD
Approved New Hire David Castle
Approved Hose/Ladder Testing
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 06-20-15

groveland township
ORDINANCE 208 ? SIGNS Amending Sec. 54-1223 & Sec. 54-1231 Sec. 54-1223 ? Nonaccessory signs
(1) Nonaccessory signs shall be limited to freestanding signs only; there being no nonaccessory wall signs permitted in the township.
(2) Subject to subsection 3, a freestanding nonaccessory sign is permitted in the I-1, I-2, E-1, B-1, B-2, B-3 and TR zoning districts having property frontage along I-75.
(3) Along Interstate Highway 75 (I-75), any freestanding nonaccessory sign shall be limited to within 100 feet of the existing right-of-way of I-75.
The amendment to Sec. 54-1223 adds the zoning districts allowed for Billboard Signs having property frontage along the I-75 corridor and no more than one sign per parcel.
Subsections(4) thru (8): Outlines the dimensions, total surface area, set-backs, height and material requirements in the ordinance.

Sec. 54-1231 ? Changeable signs
(1) Changeable copy signs are permitted in the I-1, I-2, E-1, B-1, B-2, B-3, and TR zoning districts having property frontage along I-75, Dixie, M-15 or Grange Hall Road west of Dixie Highway.
Subsection(2) thru (8): Outlines the image and message time frequency, moving images, residential set-backs, manufacturer’s settings, community emergency public service information and updates.
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township board held on June 08, 2015, the Codified Ordinance was approved and adopted by a vote of 5 ? 0.
Copies of the complete amendment to the ordinance are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, during regular business hours.
Michigan Zoning Enabling Act (ZEA), PA 110 of 2006
Pamela Mazich 248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 06-20-15

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TWP.
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
Applications for deferment of Summer Taxes are available at the Township Hall. Senior Citizens, paraplegics, quadriplegics, eligible Servicemen, eligible veterans, eligible widows, blind persons of totally and permanently disabled who can verify that their household income for the preceding calendar year did not exceed $40,000 are eligible for Summer Tax Deferment until February 14, 2016. These forms must be signed and returned to the Township Office not later than September 14 2015.
If you have any questions, please call Shelly Kidd, Deputy Treasurer Groveland Township at 248-634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 06-13-15, 06-20-15

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TWP.
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
Applications for deferment of Summer Taxes are available at the Township Hall. Senior Citizens, paraplegics, quadriplegics, eligible Servicemen, eligible veterans, eligible widows, blind persons of totally and permanently disabled who can verify that their household income for the preceding calendar year did not exceed $40,000 are eligible for Summer Tax Deferment until February 14, 2016. These forms must be signed and returned to the Township Office not later than September 14 2015.
If you have any questions, please call Shelly Kidd, Deputy Treasurer Groveland Township at 248-634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 06-13-15

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 5-11-2015
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda as Amended
Consent Agenda as Amended
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
PRESENTATION
Deputy Clerk Back MTA TGA Certification
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Chris Johnesee to BZA
Approved 2015 Tax Rate
Approved Building Dept. Fees
Approved Groveland Oaks Fireworks
Approved Camp Tamarack Fireworks
Update on Exotic Animals
Approved Resolution Holly Youth Basketball
FIREBOARD
Approved Heart Monitor Service Agreement
Approved Hiring of Rachel Soles as Secretary
Approved Tanker Repairs
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 05-16-2015.

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION – MAY 5, 2015
IN
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
To the Qualified Electors: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Election twill be held in:
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
TUESDAY, May 5, 2015
THE POLLS will be open
7 o’clock a.m. until 8 o’clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE
BRAILLE & AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
AT THE POLLING PLACES LISTED BELOW:
Precinct 1- Groveland Township Office
(4695 Grange Hall Rd)
Precinct 2 – Groveland Fire Station No. 1
(14645 Dixie Hwy. Training Center)
Precinct 3 – Groveland Fire Station No. 2
(3085 Grange Hall Rd)
FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSAL:
PROPOSAL 15-1
A proposal to amend the State Constitution to increase the sales/use tax from 6% to 7% to replace and supplement reduced revenue to the School Aid Fund and local units of government caused by the elimination of the sales/use tax on gasoline and diesel fuel for vehicles operating on public roads, and to give effect to laws that provide additional money for roads and other transportation purposes by increasing the gas tax and vehicle registration fees.
ABSENT VOTER BALLOTS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
4695 GRANGE HALL RD.
HOLLY, MI 48442
248/634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
The office will be open Saturday preceding the election, May 2, 2015 until 2:00 p.m. for requesting an absentee ballot.
Publish in The Citizen 04-25-15

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 4-13-2015
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda as Amended
Consent Agenda as Amended
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Joining Main Street Oakland County
Approved 2015 Roads to be Graveled
Approved 2014 CDBG Public Service
Approved Clarkston, Brandon Community Credit Union
Clarification Terms of Fill-In Building Inspector
Approved Back to Attend 2015 MAMC Conference
Approved Michigan Outdoor Service Lawn Service
Approve Holly Sand & Gravel, Groveland Sand & Gravel and Kurtz Gravel 2015-2016 Mining Permits
Approved West Nile Resolution
Approved May 2015 as Mental Health Month
Approved Janie Andrew Appt. to Holly Youth Assist. Board
FIREBOARD:
No Business
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 04-25-15

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
NOTICE OF
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION
FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION
TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
To the qualified electors of the Township of Groveland, County of Oakland, State of Michigan.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE AT 4695 GRANGE HALL RD., HOLLY, MI WILL BE OPEN:
MONDAY, MAY 6, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
LAST DAY OF REGISTRATION
FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN SAID TOWNSHIP NOT ALREADY REGISTERED.
THE MAY 5, 2015 SPECIAL ELECTION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN ALL VOTING PRECINCTS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP, FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON STATE TAX PROPOSAL 15-1.
Proposal 15-1 A proposal to amend the State Constitution to increase the sales/use tax from 6% to 7% to replace and supplement reduced revenue to the School Aid Fund and local units of government caused by the elimination of the sales/use tax on gasoline and diesel fuel for vehicles operation on public roads, and to give effect to laws that provide additional money for roads and other transportation purposes by increasing the gas tax and vehicle registration fees.
The proposed constitutional amendment would:
– Eliminate sales/use taxes on gasoline/diesel fuel for vehicles on public roads.
– Increase portion of use tax dedicated to School aid fund (SAF).
– Expand use of SAF to community colleges and career/technical education, and prohibit use for 4-year colleges/universities.
– Give effect to laws, including those that:
o Increase sales/use tax to 7%, as authorized by constitutional amendment.
o Increase gasoline/diesel fuel tax and adjust annually for inflation, increase vehicle registration fees, and dedicated revenue for roads and other transportation purposes.
o Expand competitive bidding and warranties for road projects.
o Increase earned income tax credit
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48462
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 03-28-15

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the Special Election to be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 has been scheduled for WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2015 at 11:00 A.M., to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48442 248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 03-28-15

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 3-09-2015
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda as Amended
Consent Agenda as Amended
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
PRESENTATIONS
Shelly Kidd Deputy Treasurer Oath of Office
PUBLIC HEARING
Approved Appropriations Act 2015/2016
Approved Budget 2015/2016
Approved Closing BRA Account
Approved Closing Zane Benefit Reimbursement
Approved Closing Cafeteria Plan
Approved Transfer of 702 Funds
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Camp Gordonwood Zoning
Approved 2015 Chloride
Approved Increase of Petty Cash
Discussed Trail Committee
Discussed BGYO Breakfast
Approved Roof Repair at Fire #2
FIREBOARD:
Approved New Hires Thomas Begres Firefighter/Paramedic as Fill-In and Aaron Pastula as Cadet Approved County Dispatch Contract
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 03-14-15

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2015
BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 5, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 9, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 2, 2015.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248) 634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA. SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 02-14-15, 02-21-15, 02-28-15

PUBLIC NOTICE ? PUBLIC HEARING
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ATTENTION RESIDENTS
BUDGET HEARING FY 2015-2016
The Groveland Township Board will hold a public hearing at the regular Township Board of Trustees meeting on the proposed operating budget(s) for the Township General Fund, Building Fund and Fire Department Operating Fund at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 on March 09, 2015 at 7:00p.m. A copy of the proposed budget(s) is available for public inspection at the township office or by contacting the clerk.
The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied
To support the proposed budget(s) will be a
Subject of this public hearing (MCL 141.412)
1.00 Mill Township Operations
3.94 Mills Fire Department Operations
The Groveland Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aid and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon six (6) days notice to the Clerk’s office by writing or calling to the address and phone number listed in this notice.
This notice is posted in compliance with PA42 of 1995, MCL 211.24e (2) (3) by complying with Section 16 of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act (MCL 141.436), MCL and Americans with Disabilities (ADA).
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 02-28-15

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2015
BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 5, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 9, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 2, 2015.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248) 634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA. SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 02-14-15, 02-21-15, 02-28-15

PUBLIC NOTICE ? PUBLIC HEARING
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ATTENTION RESIDENTS
BUDGET HEARING FY 2015-2016
The Groveland Township Board will hold a public hearing at the regular Township Board of Trustees meeting on the proposed operating budget(s) for the Township General Fund, Building Fund and Fire Department Operating Fund at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 on March 09, 2015 at 7:00p.m. A copy of the proposed budget(s) is available for public inspection at the township office or by contacting the clerk.
The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied
To support the proposed budget(s) will be a
Subject of this public hearing (MCL 141.412)
1.00 Mill Township Operations
3.94 Mills Fire Department Operations
The Groveland Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aid and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon six (6) days notice to the Clerk’s office by writing or calling to the address and phone number listed in this notice.
This notice is posted in compliance with PA42 of 1995, MCL 211.24e (2) (3) by complying with Section 16 of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act (MCL 141.436), MCL and Americans with Disabilities (ADA).
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 02-28-15

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 2-09-2015
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda as Amended
Consent Agenda as Amended
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Board of Review Appointments
Approved 2015 Tri-Party Funds to 2015 Gravel
Approved to Hire Office Admin. & Salary
Approved Board Minute Note Policy
Approved Salary Resolution Supervisor
Approved Salary Resolution Clerk
Approved Salary Resolution Treasurer
FIREBOARD:
No Business
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 02-14-15

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2015 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 5, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 9, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 2, 2015.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248) 634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA. SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 02-14-15, 02-21-15, 02-28-15

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
BLIGHT ORDINANCE #207 – Replaces Ordinance #60
Article V Sec. 14-371 to 14-374
New Blight Ordinance Language
Section 14-371: Purpose
A. Protect, promote and provide for the health, safety, sanitation and general welfare of the citizens of Groveland Township
B. It shall be the duty of every owner, possessor, occupant, tenant or user of any real or personal property to provide for the abatement, elimination or removal of any and all blight and / or blighted conditions
C.
Section 14-372: Standards of blight and blighted conditions
A. Structures, properties, uses and activities in violation of the following standards are defined as blight and/or blighted conditions.
1. Front yards.
2. Deteriorated vertical members.
3. Motor vehicles.
4. Junk, rubbish, garbage and refuse.
5. Residential areas in nonresidential districts.
B. Where a provision of this section is found to be in conflict with the standards or provision of any zoning, building, safety or health ordinance or code of the Township existing on the effective date of this chapter.
Section 14-373: Supervision and Enforcement
A. The Township Supervisor and Board designate therein that the Township Supervisor should be responsible for the administration, supervision, and implementation of the enforcement of this Section.
B.
Section 14-374: Violations
A thru O Wording available at Groveland Township Office
Proposed new Municipal Civil Infractions Ordinance Language
Sec. 2-151. Definitions.
Sec.2-152. Municipal Civil Infraction Action; Commencement.
Sec. 2-153. Municipal Civil Infraction Citations; Issuance and Service.
Municipal civil infraction citations shall be issued and served by authorized Township officials as follows:
A thru G Wording available at Groveland Township Office
Sec. 2-154. Municipal civil Infraction Citations; Contents.
A thru D Wording available at Groveland Township Office
Sec. 2-155. Municipal Ordinance Violations Bureau.
A thru G Wording available at Groveland Township Office
Sec. 2-156. Schedule of Civil Fines Established; Municipal Civil Fine schedule shall be posted at the Bureau.
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on October 14, 2014, the Codified Ordinance was approved an adopted by a vote of 5-0.
Copies of Blight Ordinance #207 in complete text are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during regular business hours. Ordinance will be available on the website (www.grovelandtownship.net) with the next scheduled update ? please contact the Township office.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk 248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 01-31-15

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 1-13-2015
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda as Amended
Consent Agenda as Amended
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
NEW BUSINESS
Approved 2015 Poverty Guidelines
Approved Deputy Clerk to attend MAMC Cleric Institute
Approved Purchase of New Cable Equipment
Set Budget Workshop Date-2/25/2015
Approved Deputy Treasurer/Office Assist. Resignation
Approved Two Week Notice Waiver
Discussed Office Staff
Approved GBIZ to do OPEB Acturarial Study
Approved AT&T Antennae Lease
FIREBOARD:
Approved Hire of New Personnel
Approved Replacement of Station #1 Generator
Approved Sale of Alpha 6 & Wheel Chair Van
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 01-24-15

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
Immediate Job Opening
Treasurer’s
Office & Planning Dept.
Seeking self-motivated individual with finance and office computer skills for an immediate opening for a deputy treasurer and planning department administrator. Financial background highly desired. Position is full time, 27 hours per week, with occasional evening meetings. Please submit resume by January 29th @ 4:00pm.
Please contact David Ax, treasurer@grovelandtownship.net or Pam Mazich, clerk@grovelandtownship.net at 248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 01-17-15, 01-24-15

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
Immediate Job Opening Treasurer’s Office & Planning Dept.
Seeking self-motivated individual with finance and office computer skills for an immediate opening for a deputy treasurer and planning department administrator. Financial background highly desired. Position is full time, 27 hours per week, with occasional evening meetings. Please submit resume by January 29th @ 4:00pm.
Please contact David Ax, treasurer@grovelandtownship.net or Pam Mazich, clerk@grovelandtownship.net at 248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 01-17-15

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ORDINANCE #206 AMENDMENT TO #169 AMBULANCE, FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESCUE SERVICE COST RECOVERY ORDINANCE
An Ordinance to provide for the recovery and collection of fees for providing Ambulance, Fire and Emergency Rescue Personnel, Equipment and Services for certain fires and other emergencies, the Fee structure and providing for the means of contesting those fees, pursuant to the authority of 1951 PA 33, as amended by 1990 PA 102, MCL 41.806a; MSA 5.2640 (6a)
Section 1 Applicability
A. Response to Ambulance, Fire and Rescue.
B. Exemptions from the provisions of the Ordinance
Section II Fees and Collection
A. Persons not exempt from provisions of this ordinance shall pay charges and fees. Fee Schedule available at Groveland Township
B. Within sixty (60) days after services have been provided an invoice will be sent to the party/parties concerned.
C. Failure to pay will be a civil infraction. The Township may then pursue recovery of all outstanding costs, fees, fines, interest and other charges or expenses.
Section III Contesting Statement and Appeal
A. Any person who wishes to contest payment of invoice may dispute it by submitting a letter to the Township Supervisor
B. Dissatisfaction with Township Supervisor’s decision may appeal to the Township Board of Trustees
C. Regardless of Board decision, the Invoice shall be finally due and payable within seven (7) days after the date the Board renders its decision.
D. Nothing In Ordinance shall prevent or restrict Groveland Township, in its sole discretion, from issuing a municipal civil infraction citation and/or taking additional enforcement action it deems necessary.
E. The 52-2 District Court is authorized to asses and collect an additional fee of $25.00 from responsible parties for each civil infraction violation brought under this Ordinance.
Section IV SEVERABILITY
Each and Every article, section and subsection of this Ordinance, and each provision is declared to be separable and severable.
At a special meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on December 16, 2014, Codified Ordinance #206 was approved and adopted by a vote of 5-0.
Copies of the amendment to Ordinance #169 are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office at 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI, during Regular business hours.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 01-03-15

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSAL PURCHASE OF SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS
Bid proposal is for Purchase of (23) SCBA for the Brandon Fire Department.
The Contract will be for the purchase of 23 complete SCBA that meet or exceed the NFPA 1981, 2013 Edition. Bid packets will be available on December 15`x’, 2014 at Brandon Fire Station #1 between the hours of 8:30-4:00 Monday through Friday. Please call the Fire Department at 248-627-4000 if you have any questions regarding the SCBA Bid or would like an e-mail copy of the proposal. Bidders assume full responsibility for delivering their bid proposal on time to the designated place (E-mail submissions will not be accepted). A bid may not be modified, withdrawn or cancelled by the bidder for a period of sixty (60) days after Bid Opening.
Submit your bid proposal no later than 12:00 pm on Friday, January 9th, 2015 to:
Candee Allen
Brandon Township Clerk
395 Mill Street – P.O. Box 929
Ortonville, Mi. 48462
Bid opening will take place Januarv 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Brandon Twp. Municipal Building.
The Charter Township of Brandon reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals. Selection will be based on the submitted cost estimation and an evaluation of listed services. Contractor selection is not based solely on bid amount. The bidder shall also submit a minimum of two references. Please provide a current certificate of insurance with your bid proposal. Finalists may be interviewed to clarify qualifications, the submitted proposal and to ensure a mutual understanding.
The Charter Township of Brandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. Businesses owned by women or minorities are strongly encouraged to bid. Pursuant to Public Act 517 of 2012, individuals who have economic relations with Iran are prohibited from submitting bids on this project.
Posted by Candee Allen, Brandon Township Clerk, 395 Mill Street, PO Box 929, Ortonville, MI 48462
Publish in The Citizen 12-20-14

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 12-08-2014
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda as Amended
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
Board Minutes Township
OLD BUSINESS
Approved CDBG 2015 Application
Approved CDBG 2014 Reprogramming of Funds
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Michigan Traffic Improvement Dues
Approved 2015 No Haz Program
Approved Jeremy Watson as Ordinance Officer
Approved Jeremy Watson as Fill in Building Inspector
Approved 2015 Open Meeting Act
REBOARD:
PRESENTATION
Congratulations to
John Williams & Billy Starr
Graduates of Eastern Michigan University’s
Staff & Command
Approved 11/10/2014 Fire Board minutes.
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 12-20-14

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OPEN MEETINGS ACT RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Groveland Township
Board of Trustees provide for the scheduling of the regular Township Board Meetings for the second Monday of each Month; and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan has enacted the Open Meetings Act, which requires the specific designation of the Dates, time and places of all regular meetings of the Groveland Township Board, and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Groveland Township Board to conduct all of its business in an open forum, in Compliance with said act; and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Groveland Township Board of Trustees will hold its regular Meeting on the second Monday of every month of the calendar year, beginning, January 12, 2015 and ending on December 14, 2015.
The following are dates of the regularly scheduled Meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442;
January 12, 2015 July 13, 2015
February 9, 2015 August 10, 2015
March 9, 2015 September 14, 2015
April 13, 2015 October 13, 2015
May 11, 2015 November 9, 2015
June 8, 2015 December 14, 2015
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Notice of Meeting Dates will be published in the Citizen and Tri-County Times newspapers and posted at the Township Hall.
MOTION MADE BY:
SECONDED BY:
YES: – –
NO: – –
Pamela Mazich, Township Clerk
This notice is posted in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as Amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72A(S)(3) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Publish in The Citizen 12-20-14

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
Notice of Public Hearing Community Development Block Grant Funds 2015 Program Year
And
Reprogramming Request
for 2014 Funding
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Groveland Township will hold a public hearing on the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds. The hearing will be held on Monday, December 8, 2014 @ 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2015 application in the amount of $15,093 to fund eligible projects.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held at the above time and location for the purpose of reprogramming 2014 CDBG funds for the following:
Existing (FROM):
Account Number Activity Description Amount
730733 Fire Station Equipment $10,566
Proposed (TO):
Account Number Activity Description Amount
731696 Senior Centers $10,566
Description Change To: Reprogrammed funds will be used to install new exterior and interior doors for ADA compliance and insulation / vapor barrier under the floors at the Edna Burton Ortonville Senior Center. Seniors and the disabled living in Groveland Township benefit from the services provided by the Senior Center. The project will be administered by Brandon Township.
All interested citizens are requested to attend the Hearing. Comments will also be received in writing or in person at Groveland Township, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 until 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 08, 2014.
The Township board meeting room is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice
Contact for information or special services.
Pam Mazich, Clerk 248-634-4152 or by e-mail clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 11-22-14

SYNOPSIS
GROVELAND twp. board 11-10-2014
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda as Amended
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
Board Minutes Township & Fire
PRESENTATION
Plaque to the Oakland Cty. Rd. Commission
OLD BUSINESS
Approved Purchase of Ricoh Copier
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Invasive Special Grant Application
Approved Back, Lawrence, Cason to Attend 2015 MTA Conference
RESOLUTIONS
Approved Oakland County Parks Resolution
Discussed ET Rover Pipeline Resolution
Approved Dale Smith to Holly Youth Assistance
FIREBOARD:
Approved Hiring of New Personnel
Approved Purchase of Snow Blade
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 11-22-14

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP residents
regular meeting
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2014-003 ANDREW SESTER, SEC. 24.
G 02-24-251-009, 715 W. GLASS RD., ORTONVILLE
VARIANCE REQUEST TO ERECT ACCESSORY BUILDING IN FRONT YARD (54-802)
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 11-1-14

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
At the regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, the following change was approved by a vote of 5 to 0
Z 2014-001, BRAD BENDER, SEC. 18. 02-18-200-002; DIXIE HWY., HOLLY, MI REZONE REF/BI (Rural Estate/Farm/Business 1) TO B2 (Business 2).
This zoning change will become effective 30 days after publication in The Citizen and Tri-County Times as required by law. Copies of the amendment are available for inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 11-1-14

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2014-003 ANDREW SESTER, SEC. 24. G 02-24-251-009, 715 W GLASS RD, ORTONVILLE. VARIANCE REQUEST TO ERECT ACCESSORY BUILDING IN FRONT YARD (54-802)
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 10-25-14

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION ? NOVEMBER 4, 2014
IN GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
To the Qualified Electors:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Election will be held in:
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
Tuesday, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
THE POLLS will be open
7 o’clock a.m. until 8 o’clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSABLE BRAILLE & AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE POLLING PLACE LISTED BELOW:
Precinct 1: Groveland Township Office (Lower Level) ? 4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Precinct 2: Fire Station #1 ? 14645 Dixie Hwy
Precinct 3: Fire Station #2 (In Truck Bay) ? 3085 Grange Hall Rd.
FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
U.S. SENATOR, REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS 8TH District
STATE- Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Senator 14th District, Representative 51st District, State Board of Education (2 seats), University of Michigan Regent (2 seats) Michigan State University Trustee (2 seats), Governor of Wayne State University (2 seats)
OAKLAND COUNTY ? County Commissioner 2nd District
JUDICIAL ? Justice of the Supreme Court (2 seats) ? Incumbent Position Partial Term Ending 01/01/2017, Judge of the Court of Appeals 2nd District Incumbent (2 seats), Judge of Circuit Court 6th Circuit Incumbent Position (7 seats) ? Non-Incumbent Position (1 seat)
COMMUNITY COLLEGE ? Oakland Community College Trustees (2 seats), Mott Community College Trustees (2 seats); Partial Term Ending 12/31/2018 (1 seat); Partial Term Ending 12/31/2016 (1 seat)
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS ? Brandon School Board Member (3 seats), Goodrich School Board Members (3 seats), Holly School Board Member (3 seats).
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSALS:
PROPOSAL 14-1; A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 520 OF 2012, ESTABLISHING A HUNTING SEASON FOR WOLVES AND AUTHORIZING ANNUAL WOLF HUNTING SEASONS.
PROPOSAL 14-2; A REFERENDUM OF PUBLIC ACT 21 OF 2013, GRANTING THE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION THE POWER TO DESIGNATE WOLVES AND CERTAIN OTHER ANIMALS AS GAME WITHOUT LEGISLATIVE ACTION.
PROPOSAL HOLLY AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT; MILLAGE PROPOSAL, BUILDING AND SITE SINKING FUND TAX LEVY.
Proposals language and Absent Voter Ballots are available at:
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE
4695 GRANGE HALL ROAD
HOLLY, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 10-25-14

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 10-14-2014
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
Board Minutes Township & Fire
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Township to Pay at Large Portion of Paddison Drain
Discussed Reallocation of CDBG Funds Re-Visit Mtg.
Approved Cable Manager Wage Increase
Approved Purchase of New Mailing Machine
Discussed Ricoh Copier Re-Visit Nov. Mtg.
Approved USB Back Up
Approved Wi Fi Back Up
Approved Supervisor to Attend MATS Conference
Approved Re-Zoning of Bender Property
Approved Blight Ordinance with Changes
RESOLUTIONS
Discussed Oakland County Park Resolution
FIREBOARD:
Approved Sergeant Promotions
Approved Hiring of Paramedic
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 10-25-14

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 has been scheduled for WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, @ 2:00 P.M., to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48442 248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 9-27-14

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
NOTICE OF CLOSE OF
REGISTRATION FOR
THE GENERAL ELECTION
TO BE HELD ON
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
To the qualified electors of the Township of Groveland, County of Oakland, State of Michigan.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE AT 4695 GRANGE HALL RD., HOLLY, MI WILL BE OPEN:
MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
LAST DAY OF REGISTRATION
FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN SAID TOWNSHIP NOT ALREADY REGISTERED.
THE NOVEMBER 4, 2014 GENERAL ELECTION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN ALL VOTING PRECINCTS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP, FOR THE PURPOSE OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES OF ALL PARTICIPATING PARTIES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
Governor, United States Senator, Representative in Congress 8th District, State Senator 14th District, Representative in State Legislature 51st District, County Commissioner 2nd, Member State Board of Education, Regent of University of Michigan, Trustee of Michigan State University, Governor of Wayne State University, Justice of Supreme Court, Justice of Supreme Court-Incumbent, Justice of Court of Appeals 2nd District-Incumbent, Judge of Circuit Court 6th Circuit-Incumbent, Judge of Circuit Court 6th District-Non-Incumbent, Judge of Probate Court-Incumbent, Judge of District Court 52nd District, 2nd Division-Incumbent.
BRANDON SCHOOLS: Oakland Community College Board of Trustees Member, Brandon School Board Member.
GOODRICH SCHOOLS: Mott Community College Board of Trustees Member, Mott Community College Board of Trustees Member-Partial Term, Goodrich School Board Member, Goodrich School Board Member-Partial Term.
HOLLY SCHOOLS: Oakland Community College Board of Trustee Member, Holly School District Board Member.
HOLLY AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT MILLAGE PROPOSAL, BUILDING AND SITE SINKING FUND TAX LEVY
Proposal 14-1 Referendum of Public Act 520 of 2012, Establishing an Open Season for wolves and authorizing annual wolf hunting season.
Proposal 14-2 Referendum of Public Act 21 of 2013, Granting Natural Resources Commission the power to designate wolves and other animals as game without legislative action.
Full text of Proposals may be obtained by:
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48462
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 9-27-14

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ORDINANCE #204 AMENDMENTS TO #123
SPECIAL USE-Section 54-1429 (23c)
Special Use Permits may be approved for 3 to 5 years if all rules and code requirements have been regulated correctly. It further states that this is only available to applicants / organizations that have had (SUP) Special Use Permits for four years prior and over.
ORDINANCE #205 AMENDMENTS TO #202
Chapter 18-3. Fee Schedule-Section (h)
Rezoning Map and/or Zoning Text Amendment
Residential:
Administrative Fee (nonrefundable) 100.00
Application Review Fee, per parcel 820.00
Total 920.00
Nonresidential:
Administrative Fee (nonrefundable) 250.00
Application Review Fee, per parcel 820.00
Total 1070.00
At the regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on September 8, 2014, Codified ordinance #204 & #205 was approved and adopted by a vote of 5-0.
Copies of the amendments to Ordinance #123 and #202 are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office at 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, during regular business hours.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 9-13-14

Groveland Twp Board 9-08-2014
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Accts Payable
Financial Report
Board Minutes Township & Fire
PRESENTATION:
March 31, 2014 Audit, Ken Palka
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Smart Bus
Approved 3 yr. Contract with Pfeffer, Hanniford, Pakla
Approved Rezoning Fees
Approved Special Use Permits for 3-5 yrs.
Approved Oakland County Sherriff Contract with Renaissance Festival
Will be attending Camp Tamarack Luncheon
RESOLUTIONS:
Approved Zoning Enabling Act
FIREBOARD:
No Board Action
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 9-13-14

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 8-11-2014
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable
Financial Report
Board Minutes Township & Fire
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Zane Health
Approved Treasurer & Deputy to Attend MMTA Conference
RESOLUTIONS
Approved ET Rover
Approved Oakland County Emergency Management
Approved Holly Youth Assistance
FIREBOARD:
No Board Action
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 8-23-14

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2014-001, JAMES HOLDEN SEC. 23. 02-23-
400-004, 1740 BIRD RD, ORTONVILLE. VARIANCE
REQUEST TO ERECT ASSECCOSROY BUILDING
IN FRONT YARD (54-802)
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.

NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION – AUGUST 5, 2014
IN
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
To the Qualified Electors:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Primary Election will be held in:
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
TUESDAY, AUGUST 5,2014
THE POLLS will be open
7 o’clock a.m. until 8 o’clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES ARE
HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE
BRAILLE & AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
AT THE POLLING PLACES LISTED BELOW:
Precinct 1 ? Groveland Township Office
(4695 Grange Hall Rd)
Precinct 2 ? Groveland Fire Station No. 1
(14645 Dixie Hwy. Training Center)
Precinct 3 ? Groveland Fire Station No. 2
(3085 Grange Hall Rd)
FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
STATE Governor
CONGRESSIONAL United States Senator
United States Representative in Congress ? 8th District
LEGISLATIVE State Senator 14th District
Representative in State Legislature 51st District
COUNTY County Commissioner 2nd district
DELEGATES TO THE COUNTY CONVINTION FOR DEMOCRAT AND REPUBLICAN PARTIES
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSALS:
PROPOSAL 14-1
Approval or disapproval of amendatory act to reduce State Use Tax and replace with a local community stabilization share to modernize the tax system to help small businesses grow and create jobs.
HOLLY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Millage Proposal, Building and
Site Sinking Fund Tax Levy
COUNTY TREASURER’S STATEMENT AS REQUIRED
BY ACT NO. 62 OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF 1933
AS AMENDED
I, Andrew E. Meisner, County Treasurer of the County of Oakland, State of Michigan, do hereby certify that according to the records in my office, as of June 27, 2014 the total of all voted increases in the tax rate limitation above the 18 mills established by Section 6 of Article IX of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 affecting taxable property in the Township of Groveland, in said County, is as follows:
LOCAL UNIT VOTED INCREASE EFFECTIVE
Holly Area Schools None
Dated: July 19, 2012
ANDREW E. MEISNER, TREASURER
OAKLAND COUNTY
ABSENT VOTER BALLOTS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
4695 GRANGE HALL RD.
HOLLY, MI 48442
248/634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
The office will be open Saturday preceding the election, August 2, 2014, until 2:00 p.m. for requesting an absentee ballot.
Publish in The Citizen 7-26-14

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 7-14-2014
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda
Consent Agenda
Accts Payable
Financial Report
Board Minutes 6/9/14, Election Mtg. 6/23/14,
Special Board Mtg. 6/25/14
NEW BUSINESS
Discussed Zane Health Tabled to Sept. Mtg.
Approved Antennae Lease Update
Approved Update to Township Policy
Approved P. Back to Attend Governance Class
RESOLUTIONS APPROVED
Discussed Ferndale Fireworks No Board Action
Discussed Clawson Fireworks No Board Action
Discussed Madison Heights Waste Management No Board Action
FIREBOARD:
Approved 4 New Hires
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 7-19-14

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TWP.
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE #152 CHAPTER 14 ? ENVIROMENT Sec. 14-39 Geothermal Heat Pumps
(b) Drainage
4. Shall comply with D.E.Q. regulations if required.
At the regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on Monday, June 9, 2014, the Codified Ordinance was approved and adopted by a vote of 5 ? 0.
Copies of the amendment to the ordinance are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office at 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, during regular business hours.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 7-05-14

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 has been scheduled for WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m., to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48442 248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 6-21-14

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
NOTICE OF
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION PRIMARY ELECTION TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014
To the qualified electors of the Township of Groveland, County of Oakland, State of Michigan.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE AT 4695 GRANGE HALL RD., HOLLY, MI WILL BE OPEN:
MONDAY, July 7, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
LAST DAY OF REGISTRATION
FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN SAID TOWNSHIP NOT ALREADY REGISTERED.
THE AUGUST 5, 2014 PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN ALL VOTING PRECINCTS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP, FOR THE PURPOSE OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES OF ALL PARTICIPATING PARTIES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
Governor, United States Senator, Representative in Congress 8th District, State Senator 14th District, Representative in State Legislature 51st District, County Commissioner 2nd District, Delegate to County Convention.
14-1 Amendatory Act to Reduce State Use Tax and Replace with A Local Community Stabilization Share to Modernize the Tax System to Help Small Businesses Grow and Create Jobs.
(Precinct #2) Holly area School district Millage Proposal, Building and Site Sinking Fund Tax Levy.
(Proposal language available at Groveland Township Office)
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48442 248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 6-21-14

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 4-14-2014
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda with Additional Items
Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Acets Payable
Board Minutes 3-10-2014
Presentations
Nick Longbucco with Oakland County Conservation District
Diane Howell Presented Holly Area Youth Certificate of Appreciation
NEW BUSINESS
Approved 2014 Gravel Program
Approved Paving Approaches
Approved Mapping of Mt, Bethel Cemetery
Approved Improvements to Fire Well
Discussed IT/Phone Services and Hardware Replacement
Approved New Payroll Company, Dominion
Approved 2 yr. Contract with MI Outdoor Services
Discusses! Permit Fees for Furnace & Hot Water Heaters
Approved Weapons Policy Change to Comply with Stale Law
Approved Groveland Oaks Fire Works Display
Approved Cracks to be filled is Twp. Parking Lot
Approved Clean Up of Trees at Township Office
RESOLUTIONS APPROVED
Approved 2014 West Nile
Approved April 2014 as Fair Housing Mouth
Approved May 2014 as Mental Health Month
FIREBOARD:
Approved 3 New Hires
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 4-19-14

RESOLUTION 2014-
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
PLANNING COMMISSION OPEN MEETINGS ACT RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Groveland Township Planning Commission provide for the scheduling of the regular Planning Commission Meeting foR the fourth Tuesday of each month, and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan has enacted the Open Meetings Act, which required the specific designation of the dates, time and places of all regular meetings of the Planning Commission, and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Groveland Township Planning Commission to conduct all of its business in an open forum, in compliance with said act; and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Groveland Township Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting on the fourth Tuesday of every other month of the calendar year beginning January 28, 2014 and ending on November 25, 2014.
The following are dates of the regularly scheduled meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442:
January 28, 2014 July 22, 2014
March 25, 2014 September 23, 2014
May 27, 2014 November 25, 2014
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Notice of Meeting Dates will be published in the Citizen and Tri-County Times newspapers and posted at the Township Hall.
Adopted: January 28, 2014
Publish in The Citizen 4-5-14

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
Amendment to Ordinance #201 Chapter 18 ? Fee Schedule
BOARD MEETING FEES: All fees are nonrefundable
(17) Board of Zoning Appeals:
Administrative: $100.00
Application and Meeting Fee: $580.00
Total $680.00
(18) Planning Commission: Other than Site-Plans, Land Division(s), Special Use
Administrative: $100.00
Application and Meeting Fee: $820.00
Total $920.00
Special Planning Commission: (non-regular meeting)
Administration: (when applicable) $100.00
Application and Meeting Fee: $820.00
Total $920.00
Special Use Permit:
Administration: $100.00
Application and Meeting Fee: $250.00
Consultant Fees: (maybe refundable) $500.00
(19) Special Meeting Fees ? Other Boards
Board of Trustees: $620.00
Construction Code Board
Meeting Fee: $350.00
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on March 10, 2014, the Codified Ordinance was approved and adopted by a vote of 5-0.
Copies of the amendments to the ordinance are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, during regular business hours.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 3-15-14

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 3-10-2014
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Board Minutes Twp./Fire 2/10/14 &
Special Twp. 2/5/14 &2/12/14
PRESENTATIONS
Consumers Energy Gas-Line Pay Off
PUBLIC HEARING
Approved Appropriations Act 2014 & 2015
Approved 2014/2015 Fiscal Year Operating Budget
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Township Written Policies
Aproved Interlocal Agreement Ballot Layout with County
Approved 2014 Chloride with County
Approved Township Board Meeting Fees
Discussed OCCMTA 2014 Spring Quarterly Meeting
Approved Electronic or Hard Copy Personnel Policies to New Employees
FIREBOARD:
No Business
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 3-15-14

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ATTENTION RESIDENTS
MARCH 10, 2014
The Groveland Township Board will bold a public hearing at the regular Township Board of Trustees meeting on the proposed operating budget(s) for the Township, Building and Fire Department at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 on March 10, 2014 at 7:00p.m. A copy of the budget(s) is available for public inspection at the township office or by contacting the clerk.
The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied
To support the proposed budget(s) will be a
Subject of this public hearing (MCL 141.412)
1.00 Mill Township Operations
3.94 Mills Fire Department Operations
The Groveland Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aid and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon six (6) days notice to the Clerk’s office by writing or calling to the address and phone number listed in this notice.
This notice is posted in compliance with PA42 of 1995, MCL 211.24e (2) (3) by complying with Section 16 of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act (MCL 141.436), MCL and Americans with Disabilities (ADA).
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 3-1-14

NOTICE
TO THE
TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2014
BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 10, 2014 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 3, 2014.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-15, 2-22, 3-1-14

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 2/10/2014 .
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved; Agenda & Consent Agenda
Approved 2014 Tri-Party Funds
Approved Oakhill Paving
Approved Bldg. BS&A Software Update
Discussed 2014 No HAZ Dates
Approved Deputy Treasurer to Attend 2014 MMTA Institute
Approved Employoo Termination
Approved Employee Position
Approved G. Olrich Building Dept. Back Up Inspector
Approved NO HAZ Resolution
Approved Township Officials Salary’s Resolution
FIREBOARD:
Approved Purchase of 2 Knox Boxes
Approved 4 New Hires
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 2-22-14

NOTICE
TO THE
TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2014
BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 10, 2014 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 3, 2014.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-15, 2-22, 3-1-14

NOTICE TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2014 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 10, 2014 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 3, 2014.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-15, 2-22, 3-1-14

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 1/13/2014
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Agenda & Consent Agenda
Discussed Oakland County Solid Waste Amendment
Approved 2014 Traffic Improvement Membership
Approved 2014 Poverty Guidelines
Discussed and Set Budget Workshop Date
FIREBOARD:
Approved Capt. J. Williams to Attend Leadership Program
Approved Purchase of Salt Spreader
Approved Matching Funds for DNR Grant
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 1-25-14

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OPEN MEETINGS ACT RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Groveland Township
Board of Trustees provide for the scheduling of the regular Township Board Meetings for the second Monday of each Month; and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan has enacted the Open Meetings Act, which requires the specific designation of the Dates, time and places of all regular meetings of the Groveland Township Board, and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Groveland Township Board to conduct all of its business in an open forum, in Compliance with said act; and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Groveland Township Board of Trustees will hold its regular Meeting on the second Monday of every month of the calendar year, beginning, January 13, 2014 and ending on December 8, 2014.
The following are dates of the regularly scheduled Meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442:
January 13, 2014 July 14, 2014
February 10, 2014 August 11, 2014
March 10, 2014 September 15, 2014
April 14, 2014 October 14, 2014
May 12, 2014 November 10, 2014
June 9, 2014 December 8, 2014
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Notice of Meeting Dates will be published in the Citizen and Tri-County Times newspapers and posted at the Township Hall.
MOTION MADE BY: Ax
SECONDED BY: Howell
YES: -5-
NO: -0-
Pamela Mazich, Township Clerk
This notice is posted in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as Amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72A(S)(3) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Publish in The Citizen 1-4-13

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ORDINANCE NO. 201
LEGAL NOTICE
AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE #197 CHAPTER 18 ? FEES Sec.18-4 (1) – RESIDENTIAL
(1) Residential building permit administration fee (non-refundable):
Single family residential 300.00
Additions, alterations, accessory structures 100.00
Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing 50.00
New AC unit 50.00
Generator (2 permits ? electrical & mechanical) 25.00 @
Furnace (2 permits ? electrical & mechanical) 25.00 @
Existing AC
(2permits ? electrical & mechanical) 25.00 @
Approved at a regular meeting of the Groveland Township board held on Monday, December 09, 2013, the Codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 ? 0.
Copies of the complete ordinance are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, during regular business hours.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Publish in The Citizen 12-14-13

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 12/09/2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda with additional items
Accts Payable/Budget Amendments
Twp. & Fire Board Minutes 11/12/2013
Public Hearing for CDBG
Approved 2014 CDBG Application
Approved Medical Coverage, Ordinance 200, MFRS Employee/Retiree HCSP, and Update to Employee Manual
Approved Building Dept. Fees
Approved Supervisor to Attend 2014 MATS Conference
Approved Cemetery Board to Meet Quarterly
Approved 2014 NO-Haz Resolution
Approved 2014 Open Meetings Act
FIREBOARD:
Approved Hiring of Kyle Mead & Greg Olrich
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 12-14-13

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
Notice of Public Hearing Community Development Block Grant funds on Monday, December 09, 2013
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Groveland Township will hold a public hearing on the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds. The Hearing will be held December 09, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Groveland Township office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2014 application in the approximate amount of $15,118 to fund eligible projects. All interested citizens are requested to attend the Hearing. Comments will also be received in writing or in person at Groveland Township 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 until December 09, 2013 @ 4:00pm. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 72 hour advance notice. Groveland Township Office is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am to 7:00pm and closed on Friday.
For further information or special services contact
Pam Mazich, Clerk
Above Address
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 11-30-13

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 11/12/2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda with additional items
Accts Payable/Budget Amendments
Board Minutes 10/15/2013 & Special Mtg. 10/30/2013
Award Presentation to Julie Graveldinger/Citizen of the Year From State Rep. Joe Grave’s
Approved Future Paving of Gravel Rd./Rd. to Be Determined
Approved to Submit Enbridge Grant Request in the Amount of $15,000
Discussed CDBG 2014
Discussed Consent Agenda
Approved to Opt out of Health Care Senate Bill 7
Discussed Adopting New Health Care Plan
Approved Retirement Health Care Savings Plan
Approved Clerk/Deputy Clerlc/Trustee to Attend 2014 MTA Conference
Approved Proclamation America Recycles Day
FIREBOARD:
Discussed Fire Chiefs Attendance FBI Terrorism Training
Approved Engine Replacement to 2005 Ambulance
Patti Back
Recording Secretary

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE #192 Land Division and Land Combination & AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE #197 ? FEES
Chapter 38 ? Article III:
Subdivisions and Other Divisions of Land
Sec. 38-263: Application for land combinations reviewed In-house by an Administrative Staff Planner.
Sec.38-263: (11) (a)Preapproval by the Homeowners Assoc.
(b) Approval by the Township Administrative Staff Planner
(c) Master Deed changes submitted to County Register of Deeds
Sec. 38-265 Review of Application ? Combination
(a) An application to combine two or more parcels of land shall be submitted for consideration by an in-house administrative review
Chapter 18 ? FEES
Administrative (nonrefundable)
Two to four combinations 100.00
Five or more combinations 250.00
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on October 15, 2013, the Codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5-0.
Copies of the complete ordinances are available for your inspection at the Groveland Twp. Office, 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, during business hours.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Publish in The Citizen 10-26-13

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 10/15/2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda with additional items
Accts Payable/Budget Amendments
Board Minutes 9/9/2013 & Special Mtg. 9/25/2013
Plaque Presentation, Ken Wehner, Twp. Engineer Retiring
March 2013 Audit, Ken Palka, Presented
Approved Hiring of Nancy Przybylowicz, Part Time Office
Approved In House Land Combinations
Approved Bedrock Mining Permit
Approved Desert Sand Mining Permit
Approved Purchase of Hard Drives to do System Back Up
Approved Purchase of Equipment for MSP Clear Reception for Radios
Approved Deputy Treasurer to Attend MTA Finance Class
Approved OCEF to Receive CDBG Funds
Discussed Road Signs Indicating Location of Groveland Twp. Office
FIREBOARD:
Discussed Fire Dept. Report Cards
Approved Hiring of 7 Part Paid Personnel and 2 Cadets
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 10-26-13

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 10/15/2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda with additional items
Accts Payable/Budget Amendments
Board Minutes 9/9/2013 & Special Mtg. 9/25/2013
Plaque Presentation, Ken Wehner, Twp. Engineer Retiring
March 2013 Audit, Ken Palka, Presented
Approved Hiring of Nancy Przybylowicz, Part Time Office
Approved In House Land Combinations
Approved Bedrock Mining Permit
Approved Desert Sand Mining Permit
Approved Purchase of Hard Drives to do System Back Up
Approved Purchase of Equipment for MSP Clear Reception for Radios
Approved Deputy Treasurer to Attend MTA Finance Class
Approved OCEF to Receive CDBG Funds
Discussed Road Signs Indicating Location of Groveland Twp. Office
FIREBOARD:
Discussed Fire Dept. Report Cards
Approved Hiring of 7 Part Paid Personnel and 2 Cadets
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 10-19-13

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, October 8 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2013-006, KYLE UNDERHILL, SEC. 03. 02-03-300-013, 1155 GOULD LANE ORTONVILLE,. VARIANCE REQUEST TO FRONT YARD SETBACKS.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 9-21-13

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 8/12/2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda with additional items
Accts Payable/Budget Amendments
Twp. Board & Fire Board Minutes 7-8-2013
Approved Township Facility Use Form
Approved Amendments to Chapter 18-3 Fee Schedule
Approved Treasurer & Deputy to Attend MMTA Fall Conference
Approved Star-Batt 2013-2014 Mining Permit
Approved NSF Check Fees
Approved Smart Bus Funds to be Divided By Brandon Sr. Center & Village of Holly
FYI Oakland County Sheriff Doing Law Enforcement for MI Renaissance Fest.
Howell Reported Holly Youth Assist. Annual Picnic 8/18/2013 at 2pm at Park on Park Street in Holly
Treasurer Reported Gov’t Delivery is Working Again on the Website
Clerk Reported Very Possible November Election Regarding Sales Tax
Public Comment: Several Residents Commented on Road Conditions
FIREBOARD:
New Employee Tabled
Approved Genesee County Direct Dispatch
Approved Payment to Breathing Air Systems
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 8-17-13

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
RESIDENTS
Applications for deferment of Summer Taxes are now available at the Township Hall. Senior Citizens, paraplegics, quadriplegics, eligible
Servicemen, eligible veterans, eligible widows, blind persons of totally and permanently disabled, who can verify that their household income for the preceding calendar year did not exceed $40,000 are eligible for Summer Tax Deferment until February 14, 2014. These forms must be signed and returned to the Township Office not later than September 14, 2013.
If you have any questions, please call Laura Lawrence, Deputy Treasurer Groveland Township at 248-634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 6-15-13

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 6/10/2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda with additional items
Accts Payable
Board Minutes 5/13/2013 & Special Mtg. 5/29/2013
Tabled Assessing Contract with Oakland County
Tabled Health Care Benefits
Approved Township Board Special Meeting Fees
Discussed Township Property Splits
Approved Holly Sand & Gravel Mining Permit
Approved Liquor License Nannoshi Proposed Restaurant
Approved Liquor License Tomas Escamilla Sr./Harvey’s Restaurant
Approved Camp Tamarack Fireworks Permit
Approved Groveland Oaks Fireworks Permit
Approved Cost to Override Tornado Sirens
Approved Township Tax Millage Form L4029
Approved MI Outdoor Services Contract 2013
Approved MTA Principles of Governance
Approved MTA Dues
RESOLUTIONS APPROVED
Approved Investment Policy (Bank Name Change)
FIREBOARD:
Approved Purchase of Computers for Rigs
Approved Chief to Attend Incident Management Conference
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 6-15-13

synopsis
groveland twp. board 5/13/2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts. Payable
Board Minutes 4-8-2013
Recognized Deputy Treasurer Lawrence for completing Treasurer Accreditation
Recognized Fire Chief Steve McGee for 35 Years of Service to the Township
Approve G To G through Oakland County
Approved APT US&C Membership Deputy Treasurer
Discussed Ordinance #179 Chickens
RESOLUTIONS APPROVED:
Approved Oakland County Hazard Mitigation Plan
Approved May, 2013 as Mental Health Month
FIREBOARD:
Congratulations to Captain Jamie Barach upon her completion of Medical School, she will now be known as Dr. Jamie Barach, D. O.
No Board Action
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 5-18-13

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2013-001, PAUL BREAKIE, SEC. 04. 02-04-400-002, 4770 GROVELAND ROAD, ORTONVILLE. VARIANCE REQUEST TO EXCEED LENGTH OF DEED STRIP AND THE 4:1 LENGTH TO WIDTH RATIO ON PARCEL B AND VARIANCE TO SIDE YARD SETBACKS ON PARCEL A.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 5-4-13

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2013-001, PAUL BREAKIE, SEC. 04. 02-04-400-002, 4770 GROVELAND ROAD, ORTONVILLE. VARIANCE REQUEST TO EXCEED LENGTH OF DEED STRIP AND THE 4:1 LENGTH TO WIDTH RATIO ON PARCEL B AND VARIANCE TO SIDE YARD SETBACKS ON PARCEL A.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 5-4-13

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2013-001, PAUL BREAKIE, SEC. 04. 02-04-400-002, 4770 GROVELAND ROAD, ORTONVILLE. VARIANCE REQUEST TO EXCEED LENGTH OF DEED STRIP AND THE 4:1 LENGTH TO WIDTH RATIO ON PARCEL B AND VARIANCE TO SIDE YARD SETBACKS ON PARCEL A.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 5-4-13

groveland twp
At the regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., the following codified Ordinance was amended and approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
ORDINANCE #193
FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESCUE SERVICE COST RECOVERY ORDINANCE (Amending Ordinance #129) Section II: FEES AND COLLECTION: A.3. $25.00 per hour (minimum)/ per person responding to the situation; and
This Ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after its adoption and publication as required by law. Copies of the complete ordinance are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI during regualr business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 4/13/13

groveland twp
Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 4/08/2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Board Minutes 3/11/2013
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Dragun Corporation
Approved Groveland Sand & Gravel Mining Permit
Approved Kurtz Gravel/U.S. Concrete Mining Permit
RESOLUTIONS APPROVED
Discussed Electronic Bill Paying Included in the Appropriations Act
Approved 17 New Members to Brandon/Groveland Youth Assistance
FIREBOARD:
Approved Physio Control Contract
Approved Vehicle Replacement
Approved Adjustment to Ambulance/Cost Recovery Fee Schedule
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 4/13/13

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 3-11-2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Acets Payable
Board Minutes 2-11-2013
PUBLIC HEARING
Approved Appropriations Act 2013 & 2014
Approved 2013/2014 Fiscal Year Operating Budget
OLD BUSINESS
Approved Resolution to Adopt-Opt-Out of State Insurance Requirements
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Enbridge Consent Agreement
Approved 2013 Tri-Party Program
Approved Oakland County Road Commission Dust Control
Approved Correcting the Existing Zoning Map
Approved Absolute Shreds
FYI 2013 No-Haz Collection Days
Discussed Brandon/Groveland Youth Assistance 2013 Recognition
RESOLUTIONS APPROVED
Approved 2013 West Nile Virus
Appointment of 2 New Members to Holly Youth Assistance Board
FIREBOARD:
Approved ESO Ambulance Billing Software
Patti Back
Recording Secretary

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2013 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 11, 2013 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 4, 2013.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALIZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-16-13, 2-23-13, 3-2-13

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ATTENTION RESIDENTS
MARCH 11, 2013
Township, Building & Fire Department Proposed Budget(s)
The Groveland Township Board will hold a public hearing at the regular Township Board of Trustees meeting on the proposed budget(s) at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 on March 11, 2013 at 7:00p.m. A copy of the budget(s) is available for public inspection at the township office or by contacting the clerk.
The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied
To support the proposed budget(s) will be a
Subject of this public hearing (MCL 141.412)
1.00 Mill Township Operations 3.94 Mills Fire Department Operations
The Groveland Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aid and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon six (6) days notice to the Clerk’s office by writing or calling to the address and phone number listed in this notice.
This notice is posted in compliance with PA42 of 1995, MCL 211.24e (2) (3) by complying with Section 16 of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act (MCL 141.436), MCL and Americans with Disabilities (ADA).
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 3-2-13

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2013-002, ROB FREEMAN, SEC. 03. 02-03-200-024. 3572 CHILDERS, ORTONVILLE. REQUEST TO BUILD ACCESSORY BUILDING IN FRONT OF PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen – March 2, 2013

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2013 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 11, 2013 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 4, 2013.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALIZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-16-13, 2-23-13, 3-2-13

Synopsis Groveland Twp, Board 2-11-2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda with Changes & Additional Items
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Board Minutes 1-14-2013 & Special Meeting Minutes 2-6-2013
PRESENTATION
Approved Camp Tamarack Land Acquisition Resolution following Presentation
OLD BUSINESS
Approved Change to 2013 Poverty Guidelines
CDBG Application Funding Recipient must be referred to by projects
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Pifer Property Re-Zoning RE/F to B-2
CDBG Reprogramming Tabled
Approved 2013 Gravel Program
Approved Twp Property Development Conceptual Plan
Approved Building Inspectors Pay Increase
Approved Deputy Treasurer to Attend MI Municiple Treasures Institute
Discussed Establishing a Cemetery Committee
RESOLUTIONS APPROVED
Establish Township Officers Salary Increase for
Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer, Trustee
Appointment of Member to Holly Youth Assistance Board
Add a New Bank to the Township Investment Policy
TABLED Resolution to Adopt Opt Out of State Insurance Benefits
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Hiring of David Mojica as a at-will part-time Firefighter/Paramedic
TABLED Ambulance Billing Software
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 2-16-13

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2013 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 11, 2013 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 4, 2013.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALIZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-16-13, 2-23-13, 3-2-13

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
At the regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, February 11, 2013, the following change was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
Z 2012-001, PIFER REAL ESTATE, SEC. 30. 02-30-200-015. SW CORNER OF GRANGE HALL AND HAWLEY ROADS, HOLLY, MI. REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm) TO E-2 (community Business).
This zoning change will become effective 30 days after publication in the Citizen and Tri-County Times as required by law. Copies of the amendment are available for inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 2-16-13

ORDINANCE #192 LEGAL NOTICE AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III. LAND DIVISION AND LAND COMBINATION
Sec. 38-263
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, January 14, 2013, the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
Township of Groveland
Oakland County, Michigan
ORDINANCE #192
Proposed Language
Sec. 38-263. Application for an unplatted land division, land combination, or land division and combination; Fees.
(a) Application to be made to planning commission. The owner of any unplatted parcel or parcels of land in the Township who desires to divide, combine, or divide and combine such land may make application in writing for a land division, land combination, or land division and combination (collectively, “LD/LC”) to the planning commission.
(b) Content. Applications shall be in the following form and shall contain at least the following information:
(1) The name of all owners of any legal or equitable interest, and their duly authorized signatures.
(2) A current title search of all parcels involved, prepared by a Michigan licensed title insurance agency, with copies of all instruments of record.
(3) A sworn affidavit (notarized) from the Applicant in support of the title search, with the Applicant also disclosing any unrecorded interests affecting the parcel(s) that the Applicant knows or should know of (i.e., all matters affecting the parcel(s) that do not appear in the title report because they are not recorded with the Register of Deeds).
(4) A legal description of the parcel(s) including acreage and tax identification number(s).
(5) A copy of the most recent up-to-date paid tax bill(s) pertaining to the parcel(s).
(6) Copies of all current records of the parcel(s) from the offices of the Oakland County: (a) Treasurer, (b) Equalization Division, and (c) Assessor, together with any State of Michigan and/or federal records that might be related to the parcel(s).
(7) A drawing of the parcel(s) prior to the proposed LD/LC. The diagram shall be drawn to an appropriate engineer’s scale of one inch equals 100, 200, 300, 400, or 500 feet. Drawings that cannot be produced to scale on a regular size paper or on 8.5 by 14-inch paper, may be reduced to fit either paper size, except two true copies of the scaled drawing shall accompany the application.
(8) A drawing of the parcel(s) assuming an approved LD/LC, including the number of square feet or acres in each parcel so divided, combined, or divided and combined. This drawing may include the information required in subsection (b)(4).
(9) A legal description of the parcel(s) resulting from the proposed LD/LC. The description shall contain the acreage of each parcel.
(10) A release, waiver, and/or other agreement satisfactory to the Township from any party interested in the parcel(s) subject to the proposed LD/LC.
(c) Fees
(1) At the time of submitting any application under this section, the Applicant shall also pay a fee to the Township as set by the Township fee schedule.
(2) In addition to the fee paid in subsection (c)(1), the Applicant shall also indemnify the Township for any and all additional fees, costs, and/or other expenses (including attorney or expert) incurred for the review of all application information. This indemnification shall also include any fees, costs, and/or other expenses (including attorney or expert) incurred as a result or consequence of any false or misleading information provided by the Applicant and/or the Applicants agents or representatives, whether innocently or deliberately given.
Publish in The Citizen 1-26-13

NOTICE
CDBG REPROGRAMMING REQUEST 2011 FUNDING
Notice is hereby given to the residents of Groveland Township that a public hearing will be held on Monday, February 11, 2013 @ 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the hearing is to reprogram 2011 CDBG funds for the following:
Existing (FROM):
Account Number Activity Description Amount 731619 Remove Architectural Barriers $800.00
Proposed (TO):
Account Number Activity Description Amount
730789 General Program Administration $800.00
Change Description To: Funding balance from Remove Architectural Barriers to be reprogrammed to General Program Administration in the amount of $800. Community Development Block Grant Program applications, contracts and invoicing are administered by staff.
The Township board meeting room is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice Pam Mazich, Clerk 248-634-4152 or by e-mail clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Pamela Mazich, MMC
Publish in The Citizen 1-26-13

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 1-14-2013
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Board Minutes 12-10-2012
Approved Land Division Ordinance #192
Approved 2013 Poverty Guidelines
Approved 2013 Traffic Improvement Membership
Set Budget Workshop Date
Discussed Resolution #HB 5804/No Action Taken
PUBLIC COMMENT:
Two Residents Voiced Concerns on Separate Topics
FIREBOARD:
NO BUSINESS
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 1-19-13

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
PROPOSED AMENDMENT: Z 2013-001
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 7:00 p.m- at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2012-002, PIFER REAL ESTATE, SEC. 30. 02..30-200-015. SW CORNER OF GRANGE HALL AND HAWLEY ROADS, HOLLY, MI. REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm) TO B-2 (community Business)
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 12-29-12 & 1-19-13

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
PROPOSED AMENDMENT: Z 2013-001
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 7:00 p.m- at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2012-002, PIFER REAL ESTATE, SEC. 30. 02..30-200-015. SW CORNER OF GRANGE HALL AND HAWLEY ROADS, HOLLY, MI. REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm) TO B-2 (community Business)
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 12-29-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
At a regularly scheduled meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, December 10, 2012 the following changes were approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
Z 2012-003, UJF ORTONVILLE, LLC. CAMP TAMARACK, SEC. 22, 02-22-100-006 (south of Grange Hall between Jossman and Wildwood Roads) REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm) TO RC (Recreation)
This amendment will become effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Citizen and Tri-County Times newspapers as required by law. A copy of the complete rezoning is available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442, during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 12-15-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OPEN MEETINGS ACT RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Groveland Township Board of Trustees provide for the scheduling of the regular Township Board Meetings for the second Monday of each month; and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan has enacted the Open Meetings Act, which requires the specific designation of the dates, time and places of all regular meetings of the Groveland Township Board, and
WHEREAS it is the desire of the Groveland Township Board to conduct all of its business in an open forum, in compliance with said act; and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Groveland Township Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting on the second Monday of every month of the calendar year, beginning, January 9, 2012 and ending on December 10, 2012.
The following are dates of the regularly scheduled meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, M148442:
January 14, 2013 July 08, 2013
February 11. 2013 August 12, 2013
March 11, 2013 September 9, 2013
April 8, 2013 October 15, 2013 (Tuesday)
May 13, 2013 November 12, 2013 (Tuesday)
June 10, 2013 December 9, 2013
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Notice of Meeting Dates will be published in the Citizen and Tri-County Times newspapers and posted at the Township Hall.
MOTION MADE BY: Ax
SECONDED BY: Hmaell
YES: -5-
ABSENT: -0-
Pamela Mazich, Township Clerk
This notice is posted in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72A(S)(3) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Publish in The Citizen 12-15-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as follows:
Amend Sec. 54-223 – 54-115 – Accessory Buildings in RE/F Zoning
District. Sec. 54-111 – Purpose and intent; Sec. 54-112 – Principal uses permitted; Sec. 54-113 – Principal agricultural uses permitted; Sec. 54-114 – principal uses permitted subject to special conditions; and, Sec. 54-115 Required conditions.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting or call (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 11-3-12 & 11-24-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as follows:
Amend Exterior Lighting Standards (Sec. 54-861) (1) Exterior lighting in nonresidential zoning districts. Nonresidential site lighting shall comply with the following applicable standards: (a) Free standing light poles shall be subject to the following requirements contained in 1. thru 5.; (b) Lighting fixtures shall be subject to the following requirements contained in 1. thru 4. (c) Luminary or point sources of light; 1. & 2. (d) Overall site illuminations limitations.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting or call (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 11-3-12 & 11-24-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE PROPOSED AMENDMENT: Z 2012-001
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 27 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2012-003, UJF ORTONVILLE, LLC, CAMP TAMARACK, SEC. 22, 02-22-100-006, (South of Grange Hall between Jossman and Wildwood Roads) REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm TO RC (Recreation).
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248)634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 11-3-12 & 11-24-12

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 11-13-2012
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson Swore in
Newly Elected Board Members
State Senator Dave Robertson was in
Attendance
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Board Minutes 10-09-2012
OLD BUSINESS:
Approved Distribution of CDBG Funds
NEW BUSINESS:
NITA Sample Agreement n Enbridge No Action Taken
Discussed NO HAZ Consortium
Approved Treasurer & Deputy to Attend MTA Tax Workshop
FIRE BOARD:
Approved 5 New Hires
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 11-26-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as follows:
Amend Article III. Land Division and Land Combination; Sec. 38-272 Survey required; add – required title search.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting or call (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 11-3-12 & 11-24-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as follows:
Amend Exterior Lighting Standards (Sec. 54-861) (1) Exterior lighting in nonresidential zoning districts. Nonresidential site lighting shall comply with the following applicable standards: (a) Free standing light poles shall be subject to the following requirements contained in 1. thru 5.; (b) Lighting fixtures shall be subject to the following requirements contained in 1. thru 4. (c) Luminary or point sources of light; 1. & 2. (d) Overall site illuminations limitations.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting or call (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 11-3-12 & 11-24-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as follows:
Amend Article III. Land Division and Land Combination; Sec. 38-272 Survey required; add – required title search.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting or call (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 11-3-12 & 11-24-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as follows:
Amend Sec. 54-223 – 54-115 – Accessory Buildings in RE/F Zoning
District. Sec. 54-111 – Purpose and intent; Sec. 54-112 – Principal uses permitted; Sec. 54-113 – Principal agricultural uses permitted; Sec. 54-114 – principal uses permitted subject to special conditions; and, Sec. 54-115 Required conditions.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting or call (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 11-3-12 & 11-24-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
PROPOSED AMENDMENT: Z 2012-001
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 27 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2012-003, UJF ORTONVILLE, LLC, CAMP TAMARACK, SEC. 22, 02-22-100-006, (South of Grange Hall between Jossman and Wildwood Roads) REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm TO RC (Recreation).
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248)634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 11-3-12 & 11-24-12

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION – NOVEMBER 6,2012
IN
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
To the Qualified Electors: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Election will be held in:
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
THE POLLS wilt be open
7 o’clock a.m. until 8 o’clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE
BRAILLE & AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
AT THE POLLING PLACES LISTED BELOW:
Precinct 1- Groveland Township Office
(4695 Grange Hall Rd.)
Precinct 2 – Groveland Fire Station No. 1
(14645 Dixie Hwy. Training Center)
Precinct 3 – Groveland Fire Station No- 2
(3085 Grange Hall Rd)
FOR THE PURPOSE OP’ ELECTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
PRESIDENTIAL/VICE PRESIDENT
U.S. SENATOR
CONGRESSIONAL United States Representative in Congress – 8Th District
STATE State Representative-51st District
Board of Education-(2 seats)
University of Michigan Regents (2 seats)
Michigan State University Trustees(2 seats)
Wayne State University Governors (2 seats)
COUNTY County Executive
Prosecuting Attorney
Sheriff
Clerk/Register of Deeds
Treasurer
Water Resources Commissioner
County Commissioner
LOCAL Supervisor
Clark
Treasurer
Trustee (2 seats)
JUDICIAL Justice of Supreme Court (2 seats)
Justice of Supreme Court Incumbent Position
Judge of Court of Appeals-2nd District (3 seats)
Judge of Circuit Court – 6th Circuit Incumbent Position (5 seats)
Judge of Circuit Court Court Non-Incumbent Position
Judge of Probate Court-Incumbent Position (1 seat)
COMMUNITY COLLEGE Board of Trustees Member Oakland Community College (2 seats)
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT Board Member Brandon School District (2 seats)
Board Member Brandon School District-Partial Term Ending 12/31/2014
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OP VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSALS:
STATE: 12-1 A REFERENDUM ON PUBLIC ACT 4 OF 2011 THE EMERGENCY MANAGER LAW
12-2 A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION REGARDING COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
12-3 A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH A STANDARD FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY
12-4 A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH THE MICHIGAN QUALITY HOME CARE COUNCIL AND PROVIDE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING FOR IN-HOME CARE WORKERS
12-5 A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO LIMIT THE ENACTMENT OF NEW TAXES BY STATE GOVERNMENT
12-6 A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION REGARDING CONSTRUCTION OF INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES AND TUNNELS
LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: BRANDON SCHOOL DISTRICT OPERATING MILLAGE PROPOSAL
STATEMENT OF COUNTY TREASURER;
I, Andrew E. Meisner. County Treasurer of the County of Oakland, State of Michigan do hereby certify that according to the records in my office, as of Oxtober 16. 2012. the total of all voted Increases in the tax rate limitation above the 18 mills established by Section 6 of Article IX of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 affecting taxable property in the Township of Groveland, in said County, is as follows:
VOTED YEARS
LOCAL UNIT INCREASE in effect
Brandon School District 17.9496 2010 -2012 Incl.
Dated: October 16,2012
ANDREW E. MEISNER, TREASURER
OAKLAND COUNTY
ABSENT VOTER BALLOTS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
4695 ORANGE HALL, RD.
HOLLY, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 10-27-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 has been scheduled for WEDNESDAY, October 24, 2012 @ 10:00 a.m. to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48442
248-6344152
Publish in The Citizen 10-20-12

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 10-9-2012
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Board Minutes 9-10-2012
Public Hearing CDBG 2013
Discussed State Health Contribution
Approved OPEB & MERS Pension Funding
Approved Funding Building Department
Approved Building Pre-Construction Meeting Fee
Approved Municode
Approved First Phase of 5 Year IT Plan
Approved Purchase of Holly PD Car
Approved New Township Front Door
Approved Marijuana Moratorium Extension
RESOLUTIONS:
Approved Holly Youth Assistance Bylaws
FIRE BOARD:
No New Business
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 10-20-12

NOTICE OF
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012 FOR
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF GROVELAND, COUNTY OF OAKLAND, STATE OF MICHIGAN:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE AT 4695 GRANGE HALL RD., HOLLY WILL BE OPEN:
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012
FROM 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
LAST DAY TO REGISTER
FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN SAID TOWNSHIP NOT ALREADY REGISTERED.
THE NOVEMBER 6, 2012 GENERAL ELECTION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN ALL VOTING PRECINCTS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
PRESIDENT/VICE PRESIDENT
U.S. SENATOR (1seat)
U.S. REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS (all 14 districts)
STATE REPRESENTATIVES (all 110 districts)
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (2 seats)
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN REGENTS (2 seats)
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY TRUSTEES (2 seats)
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY GOVERNORS (2 seats)
COUNTY COMMISSIONER 1ST DISTRICT
JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT
JUDGE OF COURT OF APPEALS
2ND DISTRICT INCUMBENT POSITION
JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT
6TH CIRCUIT INCUMBENT POSITION
JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT
INCUMBENT POSITION
JUDGE OF PROBATE COURT
NON-INCUMBENT POSITION
JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT
52ND DISTRICT, 2ND DIVISION INCUMBENT POSITION
LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS ?
BRANDON – GOODRICH
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEMBER
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING STATE PROPOSALS:
A REFERENDUM ON PUBLIC ACT 4 OF 2011 ? THE EMERGENCY MANAGER LAW
A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION REGARDING COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISHA STANDARD FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY
A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH THE MICHIGAN QUALITY HOME CARE COUNCIL AND PROVIDE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING FOR IN-HOME CARE WORKERS
A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO LIMIT THE ENACTMENT OF NEW TAXES BY STATE GOVERNMENT
A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION REGARDING CONSTRUCTION OF INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES AND TUNNELS
BRANDON SCHOOLS OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL TO ALLOW THE SCHOOL DISTRICT TO LEVY THE STATUTORY RATE OF 17.9496 MILLS ON ALL PROPERTY, EXCEPT PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE
AND OTHER PROPERTY EXEMPTED BY LAW.
Full text of the proposal may be obtained from:
Pam Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Rd. Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 9-29-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
2013 CDBG FUNDS
Notice is hereby given that the Groveland Township Board will hold a public hearing on the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds. The Hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at the Groveland Township Hall, located at 4695 Grange Hall Rd, Holly, MI 48442 at 7:00pm for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2013 application in the approximate amount of $14,336 to fund eligible projects.
All interested citizens are requested to attend the Hearing. Comments will also be received in writing or in person at the Groveland Township office located at the above address until 4:00 pm, Tuesday, October 09, 2012.
The Township Board meeting room is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice.
Contact Pamela Mazich at 248.634.4152 or by e-mail clerk@grovelandtownship.net for further information if special services are required.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Publish in The Citizen 9-29-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
The following is the fee schedule for establishing the proper charge for a Freedom of Information Act request under Public Act 441 of 1976.
1. Duplication:
A. COPIES
Commercial facility to be used (large plans site building) per commercial cost per page
OR
Township-owned copier: 2 copies $ 2.50
3-10 5.00
11-25 15.00
26-50 35.00
51 or more 70.00
101 or more 125.00
B. OTHER MEDIA (tape/ disk/ drive)
Cost: $25.00
II. Mailing:
Cost: Envelopes (based on size)
Ill. Hourly Labor Wage: Per Public Act 441 of 1976.
IV. Deposit: Per Public Act 441 of 1976.
V. Waiver of Fees: Per Public Act 441 of 1976.
Publish in The Citizen 9-15-12

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 8-13-2012
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Board Minutes 7-9-2012
Discussed Posting Local Business Flyers in Twp. Office
Approved Additional Cost of Rd. Gravel
Discussed Enbridge Pipeline with Residents
Discussed Ortonville Cemetery Flag Storage Bldg.
Discussed Purchase of Fire Proof Cabinet for All Cemetery Records
Discussed Residential Fireworks Sending on to Planning Commission
Approved Commercial Inspection Fees
Discussed Reimbursement of Inspectors License Fee/No Action
Approved Supervisor to Attend MTA Fall Workshop
Approved Treasurer to Attend MMTA Fall Conference
Approved Deputy Clerk to Attend Governance Class
RESOLUTIONS:
Approved 3 Members to the Holly Youth Assistance
Freedom of Information Act-Bring Back to Sept. Meeting
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Hiring of New Personnel
Approved Purchase and Selling of Equipment
Approved Purchase of ID System
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 8-18-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
PROPOSED AMENDMENT: Z 2012-002
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2012-002, PIFER REAL ESTATE, SEC. 30, 02-30-200-015. SW CORNER OF GRANGE HALL AND HAWLEY ROADS, HOLLY, MI. REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm) TO B-3 (General Business)
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. if you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248)634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 6-30-12 & 7-21-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the General Election to be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2012 has been scheduled for TUESDAY, JULY 31 @ 10:00 a.m. to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48442
248-6344152
Publish in The Citizen 7-28-12

NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION – AUGUST 7, 2012
IN
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
To the Qualified Electors:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Primary Election will be held in:
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012
THE POLLS will be open
7 o’clock a.m. until 8 o’clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE
BRAILLE & AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
AT THE POLLING PLACES LISTED BELOW:
Precinct 1 ? Groveland Township Office
(4695 Grange Hall Rd)
Precinct 2 ? Groveland Fire Station No. 1
(14645 Dixie Hwy. Training Center)
Precinct 3 ? Groveland Fire Station No. 2
(3085 Grange Hall Rd)
FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
CONGRESSIONAL United States Senator
United States Representative in Congress ? 8th District
LEGISLATIVE State Representative ? 51TH District
COUNTY County Executive, Prosecuting Attorney, Sheriff
Clerk/Register of Deeds, Water Resources Commissioner
County Commissioner 2nd District
JUDICIAL Judge of Circuit Court 6th District ?
Non-Incumbent Position
LOCAL Township Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer, Trustee (2 seats)
DELEGATES TO THE COUNTY CONVENTION FOR DEMOCRAT AND REPUBLICAN PARTIES
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSALS:
OAKLAND COUNTY ART INSTITUTE
AUTHORITY MILLAGE
The Oakland County Art Institute Authority established pursuant to Public Act 296 of 2010 to allow for continuing support of art institute services for the students, residents and visitors of Oakland County. The law allows the Authority to seek authorization from the electors to levy a tax of not more than 0.2 mill (20cents per $1,000 of taxable value) on real and personal property to provide revenue to an art institute services provider for this purpose. Accordingly, to continue providing art institute services to benefit the residents of Oakland County, shall a 0.2 mill on all of the taxable property located within the County be imposed for a period of ten (10) years, being years 2012 through 2021? It is estimated that if approved and levied, this new millage would generate approximately $9,847,191 in 2012.
COUNTY TREASURER’S STATEMENT AS REQUIRED
BY ACT NO. 62 OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF 1933
AS AMENDED
I, Andrew E. Meisner, County Treasurer of the County of Oakland, State of Michigan, do hereby certify that according to the records in my office, as of July 19, 2012, the total of all voted increases in the tax rate limitation above the 18 mills established by Section 6 of Article IX of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 affecting taxable property in the Township of Groveland, in said County, is as follows:
VOTED YEARS INCREASE
LOCAL UNIT INCREASE EFFECTIVE
Groveland Township 1.00 Unlimited
5.0 2000 – 2019 Incl.
Dated: July 19, 2012
ANDREW E. MEISNER, TREASURER
ABSENT VOTER BALLOTS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
4695 GRANGE HALL RD.
HOLLY, MI 48442
248/634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 7-28-12

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 7-9-2012
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Board Minute 6/11/2012
Presentation: John Love from Holly running for State House
Approved Petty Cash Procedures
Approved Road Graveling Pending Clarifications
Discussed Employee Hiring Procedures
Approved Bldg Dept. & Special Use Fees
Approved Reappointment of Planning & BZA Members
Approved Griesser Agreement
Tabled Local Vendor Information
Approve Attendance at NITA Picnic
RESOLUTIONS:
Discussed 2012 Parks & Rec. Property Tax Levy
Approved No-Haz 3 Year Extension
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Hiring Jeffrey Burdess and Joseph Keehn
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 7-14-12

NOTICE OF
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION PRIMARY ELECTION TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012 GROVELAND TOWNSHIP, OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN
To the qualified electors of the Township of Groveland, County of Oakland, State of Michigan
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE AT 4695 GRANGE HALL RD, HOLLY, MI WILL BE OPEN:
MONDAY, July 9, 2012
FROM 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER
FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN SAID TOWNSHIP NOT ALREADY REGISTERED.
THE AUGUST 7, 2012 PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN ALL VOTING PRECINCTS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP, FOR THE PURPOSE OF NOMINATING CANDIDATES OF ALL PARTICIPATING PARTIES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
CONGRESSIONAL UNITED STATES SENATOR AND REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS
LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATIVE IN STATE LEGISLATURE
COUNTY COUNTY EXECUTIVE, PROSECUTING ATTORNEY, SHERIFF, CLERK/REGISTER OF DEEDS, TREASURER, WATER RESOURCE COMMISSIONER AND COUNTY COMMISSIONER
JUDICIAL JUDGE OF CIRCUIT COURT-6TH CIRCUIT-NON-INCUMBENT POSITION*
TOWNSHIP SUPERVISOR, CLERK, TREASURER, TRUSTEES (2)
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING DELEGATES TO THE COUNTY CONVENTION OF THE REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC PARTIES.
PROPOSALS OAKLAND COUNTY ART INSTITUTE AUTHORITY MILLAGE
(Proposal language available at Groveland Township Office)
Pamela Mazich, Groveland Township Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48462
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 6-30-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
PROPOSED AMENDMENT: Z 2012-002
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2012-002, PIFER REAL ESTATE, SEC. 30, 02-30-200-015. SW CORNER OF GRANGE HALL AND HAWLEY ROADS, HOLLY, MI. REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm) TO B-3 (General Business)
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. if you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248)634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 6-30-12

Groveland Township Residents
Applications for deferment of Summer Taxes are now available at the Township Hall. Senior Citizens, paraplegics, quadriplegics, eligible servicemen, eligible veterans, eligible widows, blind persons or totally and permanently disabled persons who can verity that their household income for the preceding calendar year did not exceed $25,000 are eligible for Summer Tax Deferment until February 14, 2013. These forms must be signed and returned to the Township Office no later than September 14, 2012.
If you have questions, please call David Ax, Groveland Township Treasurer at (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 6/16/2012

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 6-11-2012
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Board Minute 5/14/2012
Supported No Sale of K-2 Synthetic Drug in Township
Approved Payment of MTA Dues
Approved 2013 Smart Credit to Split Between Brandon & Village of Holly
Discussed / Reviewed Township Dental Plan
Approved Kurtz Mining Permit
Approved Reappointment of Receiving Board
Sherilynn Everly, County Commissioner District 2 seat Candidate Spoke
RESOLUTIONS:
Approved Resolution Regarding Super PACS
Approved Resolution Regarding Fracking
Resolution Personal Property Tax NO ACTION
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Paramedic Training Reimbursement
Approved Reprogramming of Capitol Outlay Fund for Purchase of Intraosseous Cannulation Equipment
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 6/16/2012

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
At a special meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, the following change was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
Z 2012-001, CONSUMERS ENERGY COMPANY, SEC. 19. 02-19-401-004; SHIELDS ROAD AND DIXIE HWY., HOLLY, MI. REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm) TO I-1 (Light Industrial).
This zoning change will become effective 30 days after publication in The Citizen and Tri-County Times as required by law. Copies of the amendment are available for inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 6/16/12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
PROPOSED AMENDMENT: Z 2012-001
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2012-001, CONSUMERS ENERGY COMPANY, SEC. 19.02-19-401-004; SHIELDS ROAD AND DIXIE HWY. HOLLY, MI. REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm) TO OS (office Service) or I-1 (Light Industrial)
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248)634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 4-28-12

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 5-14-2012
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved; Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
May 14, 2012
Approved Change of Long term Disability Twp. Electeds
Discussed IT Services Twp.
Discussed Twp. Tornado Sirens
Approved Holly & Groveland Sand & Gravel Permits
Tabled Reappointment of Planning & Zoning Brd. Members
Discussed Building Plan Review & Permit Fees
Approved JD & Sons Seal Coating Repair Twp Parking Lot
Approved Basement Shelving Estimate
Approved Groveland Oaks Fireworks Permit
Approved Camp Tamarack Fireworks Permit
RESOLUTIONS:
Approved Resolution 2012-013 Oakhill Rd. Paving
Approved Megan Durgan to Holly Youth Assistance
FIRE BOARD:
Approved New Hire Ryan Heil
Approved Promotion Jason Wilton to Fire Marshal
Approved promotion Keith Larsen to Fire Inspector
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 5-19-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
PROPOSED AMENDMENT: Z 2012-001
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2012-001, CONSUMERS ENERGY COMPANY, SEC. 19.02-19-401-004; SHIELDS ROAD AND DIXIE HWY. HOLLY, MI. REZONE RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm) TO OS (office Service) or I-1 (Light Industrial)
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248)634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 4-28-12

ORDINANCE # 188
LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE #188
Amending #163
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, April 9, 2012, the following Codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
BENEFITS ORDINANCE
An Ordinance to create and establish Groveland Township’s group insurance plan covering medical, dental, vision and/or other benefits for eligible persons and their respective eligible dependents and to define those classes off eligible employees who shall be covered by such plan(s).
Section 2: Pursuant to Public Act 77 of 1989, as amended (MCL 41.110b), the Township of Groveland hereby creates and establishes Ordinance #188, amending Ordinance #163 by establishing the Groveland Township Medical Coverage Plan, a group insurance plan covering medical, dental vision and/or other benefits and the MERS (Municipal Employees Retirement System) Health Care Savings Program.
Section 3: The group insurance plan(s) created, established and contracted for under this ordinance shall cover such person as established in the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP MEDICAL COVERAGE PLAN: ARTICLE III, Eligibility and Benefits for Employees and Retirees.
Section 7: This ordinance shall take effect on the date of its publication. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
A copy of the complete ordinance is available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 4-21-12

ORDINANCE # 187
LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE #187
Amending #162
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, April 9, 2012, the following Codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0 .
PENSION PLAN ORDINANCE
An Ordinance to create and maintain a pension plan for certain designated elected or full-time employees of Groveland Township.
Section 2: Pursuant to Public Act 77 of 1989, as amended (MCL 41.110b), the Township of Groveland hereby creates and establishes a pension plan and program for the pensioning of certain designated elected or non-elected personnel or employees of Groveland Township and the Groveland Township Fire & Rescue Department.
The Groveland Township Board adopted MERS, Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan January 01, 2006 with a non-standard definition of compensation.
Section 3: The Pension Plan which may be created, established and contracted for under this ordinance shall cover each person within the following classes, as amended in Section 3.
Amended Section 4: (B) The employer contribution for employees enumerated in Section 3 are calculated and reported on the base wages.
Section 7: This Ordinance #187shall take effect on the date of its publication. All ordinance or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
A copy of the complete ordinance is available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 4-21-12

LEGAL NOTICE
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on April 9, 2012, the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
ORDINANCE #186 REVISION TO PLANNED DEVELOPMENT (PD) OVERLAY DISTRICT
Add (5) any principal use in I-1 Light Industrial District to Sec. 54-643
Purpose; To provide light industrial opportunities within former and underutilized gravel and sand pits subject to Planning Commission under the Planned Development )PD) Overlay District.
Existing Language
Sec. 54.643. Principal uses permitted. In the PD district, no building, or land shall be used and no building shall be erected except for one or more of the following specified uses, and only after review and recommendation by the planning commission to the township board for approval:
(1) Any principal permitted use in the RE/F through RM, residential districts.
(2) Any principal permitted use in the OS-1, office service district.
(3) Any principal permitted use in the B-1, B-2, or B-3, commercial districts.
(4) Any principal permitted use in the TR, technical research district. (Ord. No. 164, 2-11-2008)
Proposed Language
Sec. 54-643. Principal uses permitted. In the PD district, no building, or land shall be used and no building shall be erected except for one or more of the following specified uses, and only after review and recommendation by the planning commission to the township board for approval.
(1) Any principal permitted use in the RE.F through, residential districts.
(2) Any principal permitted use in the OS-1, office service district.
(3) Any principal permitted use in the B-1, B-2, or B-3, commercial districts.
(4) Any principal permitted use in the TR, technical research district. (Ord. No. 164, 2-11-2008)
(5) Any principal permitted use in the I-1, light industrial district.
Publish in The Citizen 4-14-12

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 04-09-2012
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Approved March Minutes
Approved: Budget Amendments
Accounts Payable
Financial Reports
Approved Ordinance Amendments #182/#187
Approved MERS Health Care Savings
Approved OPEB & MERS Funding Obligation
Approved Revision of Fire Loan to Pay OPEB & MERS
Approved Employee Policies & Procedure Manual
Approved 457 Plan IRS Updates
Approved Increase to Annual Youth Assistance Funding
Approved Clerk to Attend Clerk Conference in June 2012
Approved Annual Lawn Maintenance Contract
Approved Village of Holly Ambulance Contract/30 Day Extension
Approved Upgrade of Office Phones
Approved to Adopt Ordinance #186
Approved Budget for Voter I.D. Cards
Approved Building Permit Fee Schedule (Commercial)
Resolutions:
Approved April as Fair Housing Month
Approved West Nile Virus
Approved May as Mental Health Month
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Hiring of Whitney Hultz-Cadet
Approved Physio Control Contract
Approved Purchase of Chiefs Car
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 4-14-12

Groveland Township
residents
to Amend
ORDINANCE #162 PENSION PLAN ORDINANCE #163 BENEFITS ORDINANCE
The Groveland Township board will discuss proposed changes to Ordinance #162 Pension Plan and #163 Benefits Plan at the regular scheduled meeting on April 9, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Groveland Twp Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly MI 48442. If adopted by the Groveland Township Board, the changes would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
Amend #162 funding of current pension liabilities
Amend #162 compensation standards
Amend #163 include Groveland Township Medical Coverage Plan
Amend #163 funding of OPEB liabilities
Amend #163 funding MERS Health Care Savings Program
The intention of these changes is to reduce the long term health care and pension funding costs.
Proposed language for the amendments is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the right of the meeting, or you may call 248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 3-31-12

Legal Notice
Ordinance #186
Groveland Township Residents
Official Notice
Notice Of Public Hearing Revision To Planned Development (Pd) Overlay District
Add (5) I-1 Light Industrial District To Sec. 54-643.
A Public Hearing Will Be Held On Tuesday, March 27, 2012 At 7:00 P.m. At The Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Mi 48442 For The Purpose Of Hearing All Persons Interested In The Proposed Amendment. The Amendment, If Adopted By The Groveland Township Board, Would Revise The Groveland Township Codified Ordinances As Follows:
The Amendment Would Revise Planned Development (Pd) Overlay District; Add (5) Any Principal Permitted Use In I-1 Light Industrial District To Sec. 54-643.
Proposed Language For The Amendment Is Available At The Township Office During Regular Business Hours. If You Are Unable To Attend The Meeting Your Written Comments Are Welcome Prior To The Night Of The Meeting, Or You Can Telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish In The Citizen 3-03-12, 3-24-1

LEGAL NOTICE
ORDINANCE #186
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REVISION TO PLANNED DEVELOPMENT (PD) OVERLAY DISTRICT ADD (5) I-1 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT TO SEC. 54-643.
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
The amendment would revise Planned Development (PD) overlay district; add (5) any principal permitted use in I-1 Light Industrial District to Sec. 54-643.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 3-03-12, 3-24-12

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2012 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 12, 2012 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 7, 2012.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-18, 2-25, 3-3-12

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ATTENTION RESIDENTS
MARCH 12, 2012 Township, Building & Fire Department Proposed Budget(s)
The Groveland Township Board will hold a public hearing at the regular Township Board of Trustees meeting on the proposed budget(s) at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 on March 12, 2012 at 7:00p.m. A copy of the budget(s) is available for public inspection at the township office or by contacting the clerk.
The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied To support the proposed budget(s) will be a Subject of this public hearing (MCL 141.412) 1.00 Mill Township Operations 3.94 Mills Fire Department Operations
The Groveland Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aid and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon six (6) days notice to the Clerk’s office by writing or calling to the address and phone number listed in this notice.
This notice is posted in compliance with PA42 of 1995, MCL 211.24e (2) (3) by complying with Section 16 of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act (MCL 141.436), MCL and Americans with Disabilities (ADA).
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 3-03-12

PUBLIC NOTICE
ATTENTION RESIDENTS MARCH 12, 2012 Hearing for Proposed Liquor License
The Groveland Township Board will hold a public hearing at the regular Township Board of Trustees meeting on the proposed Liquor License for the RiverRock Bar and Grill going in on Dixie Highway, at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 on March 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. A copy of the application is available for public inspection at the township office or by contacting the clerk.
The Groveland Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aid and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon six (6) days notice to the Clerk’s office by writing or calling to the address and phone number listed in this notice.
This notice is posted in compliance with PA42 of 1995, MCL 211.24e (2) (3) by complying with Section 16 of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act (MCL 141.436), MCL and Americans with Disabilities (ADA).
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.com
Publish in The Citizen 2-25-12

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2012 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 12, 2012 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 7, 2012.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-18, 2-25, 3-3-12

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
ORDINANCE #185 NEW LANGUAGE 54-113 PRINCIPLE AGRICULTURAL USES PERMITTED
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, February 13, 2012, the following codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5-0.
The new language reads: The following uses shall be permitted subject to the conditions hereinafter imposed for each use and subject further to review anti approval by a township official designated to do so by the township board:
(1) Agriculture, when such operations occur on land containing at Least ten contiguous acres, under single ownership, and designated as such by the Oakland County Equalization Department based on the Michigan State Tax Commission Property Classification guidelines. When agricultural property contains any accessory buildings and structures, a residential dwelling shall be located on the same parcel anti shall be permanently occupied by the owner farmer, or farm manager or tenant. No agricultural operation shall be operated as a feed lot or for the disposal of garbage, rubbish offal or rendering plants or for the slaughtering of animals except such animals raised on the premises for the use and consumption by those persons residing on the premises.
(2) Building and structures customarily incident to the above permitted uses and requirements.
This ordinance will become effective thirty (30) days after its adoption and publication as required by law. A copy of the complete ordinance is available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 2-25-1

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 02-13-2012
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
January 09, 2012
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Jim Christopher to Planning Commission
Approved Dale Cason to Zoning Board
Approved Agricultural Ordinance Amendment
Approved 2012 Tri-Party Funding
Approved Sharing Building Inspector with Village of Holly
Approved Deputy Treasurer Attendance MMTA Institute
Approved Attending Oakland County Chapter MTA Quarterly Luncheon
Approved Lighting Upgrade & Basement Shelving
RESOLUTIONS:
Approved Resolution to Allow Local Residents to Protest in Writing to Board of Review
FIRE BOARD:
No Business
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 2-25-12

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2012 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING

The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Upper Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 12, 2012 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to
appeal their assessment.

Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 7, 2011.

For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-18, 2-25, 3-3-12

NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION – FEBRUARY 28, 2012
IN
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
To the Qualified electors:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Presidential Primary Election will be held in:
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
THE POLLS will be open
7 o’clock a.m. until 8 o’clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES
ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE
BRAILLE AND AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE POLLING PLACES LISTED BELOW:
Precinct 1 – Groveland Township Offices
(4695 Grange Hall Rd.)
Precinct 2 – Groveland Fire Station No. 1
(14645 Dixie Hwy., Training Center)
Precinct 3 – Groveland Fire Station No. 2
(3085 Grange Hall Road)
FOR THE PURPOSE OF SELECTING CANDIDATES
FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICE:
President of the United States
ABSENT VOTER BALLOTS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
pamela mazich, clerk
groveland township office
4695 grange hall rd.
holly, mi 48462
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 2-11-12

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
A meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2012-001, CHARLES PHYLE, SEC. 29. 02-29-101-010 & 011, 15100 DIXIE HWY., HOLLY. REQUEST TO PERMIT 15 BY 19 FOOT LOADING ZONE IN SIDE YARD.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 1-28-12

groveland township residents
public accuracy test
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the Presidential Primary on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 has been scheduled for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 2-4-12

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OPEN MEETINGS ACT RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Groveland Township Board of Trustees provide for the scheduling of the regular Township Board Meetings for the second Monday of each month; and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan has enacted the Open Meetings Act, which requires the specific designation of the dates, time and places of all regular meetings of the Groveland Township Board, and
WHEREAS it is the desire of the Groveland Township Board to conduct all of its business in an open forum, in compliance with said act; and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Groveland Township Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting on the second Monday of every month of the calendar year, beginning, January 9, 2012 and ending on December 10, 2012.
The following are dates of the regularly scheduled meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442:
January 9, 2012 July 9, 2012
February 13, 2012 August 13, 2012
March 12, 2012 September 10, 2012
April 9, 2012 October 9, 2012
May 14, 2012 November 13, 2012
June 11. 2012 December 10, 2012
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Notice of Meeting Dates will be published in the Citizen and Tri-County Times newspapers and posted at the Township Hall.
MOTION MADE BY: Mazich SECONDED BY: Ax
YES: 4
ABSENT: 1
Pamela Mazich, Township Clerk
This notice is posted in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72A(S)(3) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Publish in The Citizen 1-21-12

Notice Of
Close Of Registration For Presidential Primary To Be Held On Tuesday, February 28, 2012 In
Groveland Township
To The Qualified Electors Of The Township Of Groveland, County Of Oakland, State Of Michigan:
Notice Is Herby Given That The Groveland Township Office At 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly Will Be Open:
Monday, January 30, 2012
From 9:00 A.m. ? 4:00 P.m.
Last Dat To Register
For The Purpose Of Receiving Applications For The Registration Of The Qualified Electors In Said Township Not Already Registered.
The February 28, 2012 Primary Election Will Be Conducted In All Voting Precincts Of Groveland Township. For The Purpose Of Selecting Party Candidates For The Office Of:
President Of The United States
Absent Voter Ballots May Be Obtained From:
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township Office
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, Mi 48442
248-634-4152
Clerk@Grovelandtownship.net
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LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO MODIFY THE RE/F ZONING DISTRICT; AMENDING SEC. 54-113.
Principal agricultural uses permitted
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, January24, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall,4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the pur-pose of hearing all persons interested in the proposedamendment. The amendment, if adopted by theGroveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
The amendment would modify the RE/F Zoning Dis-trict; amending Sec. 54-113. Principal agricultural usespermitted.
Proposed language for the amendment is avail-able at the Township Office during regular businesshours. If you are unable to attend the meeting yourwritten comments are welcome prior to the night of themeeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 12-31-11 – 1-21-12

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 01-09-2012
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
December 12, 2011
Presentation: Groveland Twp. Fire Dept.
CAAS Presentation
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Reappointment of Ed Thompson to BZA
No Action Building Dept Education Reimbursement
Approved The Monday Following Easter Is Not A Day Off
RESOLUTIONS:
Approved 2012 Open Meetings Act
Approved Poverty Exemption Policy
Approved Board of Review Letter of Protest
FIRE BOARD:
Approved 3 New Hires
Approved Donating Old Fire Gear Out of The Country
Patti Back
Recording Secretary

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO MODIFY THE RE/F ZONING DISTRICT; AMENDING SEC. 54-113.
Principal agricultural uses permitted
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
The amendment would modify the RE/F Zoning District; amending Sec. 54-113. Principal agricultural uses permitted.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 12-31-11 – 1/21/12

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 12-12-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
November 14, 2011
PUBLIC HEARINGS
Approved Reprogramming of 2011 CDBG Funds
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Drug Free Workplace
Approved 2012 No-Haz Contract
Approved Purchase of Bill Board Informational CD
Approved Attendance Back & Lozier Election Accredidation
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Purchase of Trailer
Approved Nicholson Employment Status
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 12-17-11

NOTICE
CDBG REPROGRAMMING REQUEST 2011 FUNDING
Notice is hereby given to the residents of Groveland Township that a public hearing will be held on Monday, December 12, 2011 a 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI 48442, The purpose of the hearing is to reprogram 2011 CDBG funds for the following:
Existing (FROM):
Account Number Activity Description Amount
730733 Fire Station Equipment $4,420.00
Proposed (TO):
Account Number Activity Description Amount
731619 Remove Architectural $4,420,00
Barriers
Change Description To; Transfer fending from the purchase of equipment to Remove Architectural Barriers for the competition of two handicap restrooms at Fire Station #1, 14645 Dixie Highway, Holly MI 48442. The project is ongoing from PY 2009 & 2010 with grant funding being used to purchase restroom fixtures.
The Township board meeting room is handicap accessible, Arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice
Pam Mazich, Clerk Z48-634-4152 or by e-mail clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 11-26-11

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board I1-14-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
October 11, 2011
Moved Agenda Item New Business A. Up To Public Hearings
PUBLIC HEARINGS
Approved Reprogramming of 2011 Funds
OLD BUSINESS
Approved Purchase of Ameriscan & Software
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Contract With Dragun Corp
Approved Medicare Health Ins.
Approved Purchase of Deputy Treasurer New Computer
Approved Attendance at NITA Holiday Party
Approved Resolution #152-11
Approved Resolution #153-11
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Re-Hire of 2 Personnel
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 11-19-11

NOTICE
CDBG REPROGRAMMING REQUEST 2011 FUNDING
Notice is hereby given to the residents of Groveland Township that a public hearing will be held on Monday, November 14, 2011 @ 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the hearing is to reprogram 2011 CDBG funds for the following:
Existing (FROM):
Account Number Activity Description Amount
730733 Fire Station Equipment $3,000.00
730789 General Program $1,000.00
Administration
Proposed (TO):
Account Number Activity Description Amount
731619 Remove Architectural $4,000.00
Barriers
Change Description To: Retrofit existing township hall entry doors to meet ADA requirement for person(s) conducting business at the township office with a wireless handicap door opener with (2 buttons / continuous hinge).
The Township board meeting room is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice
Pam Mazich, Clerk 248-634-4152 or by e-mail clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 11-05-11

NOTICE
CDBG REPROGRAMMING REQUEST
2011 FUNDING
Notice is hereby given to the residents of Groveland Township that a public hearing will be held on Monday, November 14, 2011 @ 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the hearing is to reprogram 2011 CDBG funds for the following:
Existing (FROM):
Account Number Activity Description Amount
730733 Fire Station Equipment $3,000.00
730789 General Program $1,000.00
Administration
Proposed (TO):
Account Number Activity Description Amount
731619 Remove Architectural $4,000.00
Barriers
Change Description To: Retrofit existing township hall entry doors to meet ADA requirement for person(s) conducting business at the township office with a wireless handicap door opener with (2 buttons / continuous hinge).
The Township board meeting room is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice
Pam Mazich, Clerk 248-634-4152 or by e-mail clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 11-05-11

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the SCHOOL DISTRIC ELECTION, Tuesday, November 8, 2011 has been scheduled for WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011 @ 10:00 a.m. to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, MI 48442
Publish in The Citizen 10-29-11 248-6344152

NOTICE OF SCHOOL ELECTION ? NOVEMBER 8, 2011
IN GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
To the Qualified Electors:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a School election will be held in
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011
THE POLLS will be open
7: o’clock a.m. until 8 o’clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSABLE
BRAILLE AND AUDIO VOTING
INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
AT THE POLLING PLACES LISTED BELOW:
Precinct 1 ? Main Floor, Groveland Township Office (4695 Grange Hall Rd.)
Precinct 3 ? Groveland Fire Station No. 2
(3085 Grange Hall Rd.)
FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICE OF:
Board Member Brandon School District
ABSENT VOTER BALLOTS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
4695 GRANGE HALL RD.
HOLLY, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 10-29-11

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
Ordinance #182 ADD SECTION 10-33 DESIGNATION OF REGULATED FLOOD PRONE HAZARD AREAS
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, the following codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5-0.
The amendment would add Sec. 10-33 – Regulated flood prone hazard areas (1) Designation of regulated flood prone hazard areas and (2) Code Appendix Enforced; Appendix G of the Michigan Building Code shall be enforced by the Township.
This ordinance will become effective thirty (30) days after its adoption and publication as required by law. A copy of the complete ordinance is available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 10-15-11

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
Ordinance #182 ADD SECTION 10-33 DESIGNATION OF REGULATED FLOOD PRONE HAZARD AREAS
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, the following codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5-0.
The amendment would add Sec. 10-33 – Regulated flood prone hazard areas (1) Designation of regulated flood prone hazard areas and (2) Code Appendix Enforced; Appendix G of the Michigan Building Code shall be enforced by the Township.
This ordinance will become effective thirty (30) days after its adoption and publication as required by law. A copy of the complete ordinance is available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 10-15-11

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
Ordinance #183
ADD ARTICLE VIII:
DUMPING AND ANTI-LITTERING
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, the following codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5-0.
The amendment would add Article III – Dumping and Anti-Littering. Sec. 15-521 General regulations; Sec. 15-522 Definitions; Sec. 15-523 Littering prohibited; Sec. 15-524 Presumptions, and; Sec. 12-23 Violation, misdemeanor.
This ordinance will become effective thirty (30) days after its adoption and publication as required by law. A copy of the complete ordinance is available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 10-15-11

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 10-I1-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
September 11, 2011
Add to Agenda: Discuss 2011 Public Service & Dead Tree in Mt. Olive Cemetery
CDBG Public Hearing For 2012 Application $14,172
Approved 2011 Public Service Contract Neighbor to Neighbor
OLD BUSINESS
Approved Paid Holiday Revision for Twp. and Fire Dept. Personnel
NEW BUSINESS
Approved Accepting Credit Cards
Tabled Ameriscan Til November 2011 Mtg.
Approved Supporting MTA Concerning Consumers Energy
Approved Ordinancee #182 & 183
Approved Appointing Megan Dugan to Holly Youth Assistance
Approved Arbor View Bid to Remove Tree in Mt. Olive Cemetery
FIRE BOARD: No Action Required
Patti Bach
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 10-22-11

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
2012 CDBG FUNDS
Notice is hereby given that the Township Board will hold a public hearing at the Groveland Township Hall, located at 4695 Grange Hall Rd, Holly, MI 48442 at 7:00 pin on Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The purpose of the meeting is to hear public comments on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year application in the approximate amount of $14,172 to fund eligible projects. Oakland County will allow participating communities to spend a maximum of 15% of their annual allocation on public services. This action will ensure compliance with federal regulations.
All interested citizens are requested to attend the Hearing. Comments will also be received in writing or in person at the Groveland Township office located at the above address until 4:00 pm, Tuesday, October 11, 2011.
The Township Board meeting room is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice. Contact Pamela Mazich at 248.634.4152 for further information or if special services are required.
Pamela Mazieh, Clerk
Publish in The Citizen 10-01-11Ignobels

NOTICE OF
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011 FOR
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS
OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP,
OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE AT 4695 GRANGE HALL RD., HOLLY WILL BE OPEN:
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011
FROM 9:00 a.m. ? 4:00 p.m.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER
THE NOVEMBER 8, 2011 ELECTION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN PRECINCTS #1 AND #2 FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR BRANDON SCHOOL DISTRICT.
MEMBER OF THE
BOARDOF EDUCATION
VOTE FOR TWO
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Road
Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 10-01-11

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2011-006, HORST GRIESSER, SEC. 11. 02-11-100-015. GROVELAND ROAD & RAVENWOOD CT. (520 MANITOU LAND, LAKE ORION, MI). EXISTING ACCESSORY BUILDING WITHOUT PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 10-01-11

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TO ADD ARTICLE VIII: DUMPING AND ANTI-LITTERING
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, 27, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
The amendment would add Article III – Dumping and Anti-Littering. Sec. 15-521 General regulations; Sec. 15-522 Definitions; Sec. 15-523 Littering prohibited; Sec. 15-524 Presumptions, and; Sec. 12-23 Violation, misdemeanor.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 9-10-11

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TO ADD SECTION 10-33
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, 27, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
The amendment would add Sec. 10-33 – Regulated flood prone hazard areas (1) Designation of regulated flood prone hazard areas and (2) Code Appendix Enforced; Appendix G of the Michigan Building Code shall be enforced by the Township.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 9-10-11

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ORDINANCE #184
AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE #178
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, September 12, 2011, the following Codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5-0.
BUILDING DEPARTMENT FEES
Fireplace (two inspections) $130.00
Woodstove (1 inspection) $ 65.00
Hot Tub (1 inspection $ 65.00
Re-Inspection Fee $ 65.00
Publish in The Citizen 9-17-11

Synopsis
Groveland Tvvp. Board 9-12-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
July 12, 2011
Approved Employee Manual Revisions
Approved Smart Bus Credits
Approved Traffic Improvement Support
Approved MATS Conference for Supervisor
Approved Paid Holiday Revision
Approved Fireplace/Wood Stove Fees
RESOLUTIONS:
Discussed Speed Limits Resolution
FIRE BOARD: No Action Repaired
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 9-17-11

Synopsis
Groveland Township Board 7-11-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
July 11, 2011
Approved Amending Attached Accessory Bldgs.
Approved Fire Funding Pension for MERS
Discussed MTA Picnic
Approved Marijuana Moratorium Extension
RESOLUTIONS:
Discussed Resolution CM-06-178-11 No Action Taken
Approved Katy Hughes to Holly Youth Assistance
Holly Area Youth Assistance are now Collecting School Supplies
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Hiring: Withrow, Larson, Lawrence
Approved Fire Contract Renewal with the Village of Holly
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 7-23-11

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
NOTICE OF ELIGIBILITY TO INCORPORATE AS A CHARTER TOWNSHIP AND RIGHT TO REFERENDUM
Official certification has been received from the Michigan Secretary of State that the Township of Groveland has a population of 2,000 or more, and the township board has the right to exercise one of three options concerning status as a charter township under the provisions of the Charter Township Act, Public Act 359 of 1947, as amended (MCL 42.3a):
1. Adopt by majority vote a resolution opposed to incorporation as a charter township.
2. Adopt by majority vote a resolution of intent to approve incorporation as a charter township by resolution. At least 60 days after the adoption of the resolution of intent, the township board may adopt the resolution to incorporate as a charter township.
3. Adopt by majority vote a resolution to place before the electorate at the next regular or special township election the question of incorporation as a charter township.
If Option 2 is adopted by the township board, the citizens of the township have the right to file a ‘Right to Referendum Petition.? This petition must be filed before the final adoption of the resolution to incorporate as a charter township.
The petition must follow, in general form, the nominating petition form as prescribed in the Michigan Election Law (MCL 168.488), and the heading must indicate ‘Disagreement of Intent to Incorporate as a Charter Township.? The petition must be signed by not less than 10% of the number of electors of the township voting for township supervisor at the last election in which a supervisor was elected.
If the petition is successful, the question of incorporation will be placed on the ballot at the next general or special township election.
Eligibility to Incorporate will be discussed August 8, 2011 @ 7:00pm at the Groveland Township general board meeting, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. Fore more information contact:
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 7-23-11

ORDINANCE #180 — ORDINANCE AMENDING #177 AND #178 SITE PLAN PROCEDURES AND FEE SCHEDULE
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, June 13, 2011, the following Codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5-0.
Amend No. 4. SUBDIVISION PLATS and/or SITE PLANS under 2. VACANT – RE-OCCUPIED as follows:
(ALL COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICTS)
Partial Site Plan – Administrative Review
Application Review Fee $2,000.00
Administrative Fee 250.00
$2,250.00
OCCUPIED – CHANGE OF USE
(ALL COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICTS)
Partial Site Plan – Administrative Review
Application Review Fee $2,000.00
Administrative Fee 250.00
$2,250.00
FIRE SERVICES
Fire Department inspections, each $65.00
This ordinance shall become effective thirty days after adoption and publication as required by law. A copy of the complete ordinance is available for inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 6-25-11

ORDINANCE #179 CHICKENS IN RURAL ESTATE/FARM ZONING DISTRICT
Add to Division 2. RE/F Rural Estate/Farm District the following amendment.
Sec. 54-113. Principal agricultural uses permitted
3) A person who keeps or houses chickens (hens) on his or her property, having less than 10 acres, shall comply with all of the following requirements:
a. The consumption of eggs shall be for residents of the property where the chickens are located.
b. Keep no more than 10 chickens.
c. No person shall keep any rooster.
d. A person shall not keep chickens in any location on the property other than in the backyard. For purposes of this section, “backyard” means that portion of the lot inside the rear and side yard setbacks behind the primary residential structure as defined in Section 54-671 Schedule of Regulations for the RE/F District. The rear setback is 50 feet and the sideyard setback is a total of 80 feet with one side being 40 feet in width.
e. Chickens shall be confined/housed within a fenced area.
f. The confined fenced area can be moved within the backyard at the owners discretion.
g. All feed and other items associated with the keeping of chickens that are likely to attract or to become infested with or infected by rats, mice, or other rodents shall be protected so as to prevent rats, mice or other rodents from gaining access to or coming into contact with them.
h. Private restrictions on the use of property shall remain enforceable and take precedence over this provision. Private restrictions include but are not limited to deed restrictions, condominium master deed restrictions, neighborhood association by-laws, and covenant deeds.
i. Any person keeping hens shall remain subject to applicable public nuisance provisions enforced by the Township and/or Oakland County.
Publish in The Citizen 6-25-11

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
Applications for deferment of Summer Taxes are now available at the Township Hall. Senior citizens, paraplegics, quadriplegics, eligible servicemen, eligible veterans, eligible widows, hemiplegic, blind persons or totally and permanently disabled persons who can verify that their household income for the preceding calendar year did not exceed $40,000 are eligible for Summer Tax Deferment until February 14, 2012. These forms must be signed and returned to the Township Office no later than September 14, 2011.
If you have questions, please call David Ax, Groveland Township Treasurer at (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 6-18-11

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 6-13-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable June 13,2011
Approved MTA Dues
Approved Change of Fee Occupied & Vacant Re-Occupied
Approved Yearly Commercial Fire Inspection Fee
Approved 2011-2012 Kurtz Mining Permit
Approved 2011-2012 Star-Bat Mining Permit
Approved Chicken Ordinance
Approved Camp Tamarack’s Fire Works Permit
Approved Groveland Oaks Fire Works Permit
Approved Back & Lawrence attend MTA Ordinance Class
RESOLUTIONS:
Approved Planning & Zonning Resolution
Approved Resolution to Participate in CDBG Program
Approved Supervisor & Clerk to Attend MERS Conference in September
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Hiring: Mishler, Decker, Erdos, Olrich Fire Employees
Patti Back
Publish in The Citizen 6-18-11 Recording Secretary

LEGAL NOTICE
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following appeal:
BZA 2011-001 – THOMAS MALIK, SEC. 19. 02-19-226016, 1464 THREAD VALLEY, HOLLY. REQUEST TO BUILD ACCESSORY BUILDING THAT EXCEEDS HEIGHT LIMITATION IN R-2 ZONING DISTRICT.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 6-4-11, 6-11-11

LEGAL NOTICE
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following appeal:
BZA 2011-001 – THOMAS MALIK, SEC. 19. 02-19-226016, 1646 THREAD VALLEY, HOLLY. REQUEST TO BUILD ACCESSORY BUILDING THAT EXCEEDS HEIGHT LIMITATION IN R-2 ZONING DISTRICT.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 6-4-11

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 5-09-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
April 11, 2011
Approved Road Maintenance Corp to Chloride
Approved Township Roads to be Graveled
Approved Criteria to Dedicate Private Rds.
Approved Investment Policy Appendix A Amendment
Discussed Video WIMAX Conference
Tabled Ameriscan Imaging
Approved Equalization Contract with County
RESOLUTIONS:
Approved May 2011 Mental Health Month
NITC Project No Action Taken
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Hiring Chris Preston & Todd Carnes as Part-Paid On Call
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 5-14-11

SYNOPSIS
GROVELAND TWP. BOARD 4-11-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
March 14, 2011
Approved to Gravel with Tri-Party Funds
Approved 2011-2012 Holly & Groveland Sand and Gravel Mining Permits
Approved to Amend Site Plan Fees (Section 4 & 5)
Approved to Extend Marijuana Moritorium 120 Days
Approved Mazich & Back to Attend MAMC 2011 Conference
Approved Lawrence to Attend MI Municipal Treasurer Institute
RESOLUTIONS:
Approved NO-HAZ Interlocal Agreement
West Nile Virus
April as Fair Housing Month
Approved Debbie Miller to Holly Youth Assistance Board
Approved Asking Rose Twp & Holly to Split MSP Utilities
Miscellaneous:
Approved Liquor License Renewal Rite Aide Drugs
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Hiring Stacey Millar as Part Time On Call Paid Employee
Approved Purchase & Installation of New Roof at Fire #1
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 4-23-11

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
AMENDMENTS TO
ORDINANCE ORDINANCE #178
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, April 11, 2011, the following Codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 – 0.
Amend No. 4. SUBDIVISION PLATS AND/OR SITE PLANS – under 2. NONRESIDENTIAL AS FOLLOWS: ADD:
OCCUPIED-CHANGE OF USE
(ALL COMMERCIAL ZONING DISTRICTS)
Partial Site Plan – administrative Review
Application Review Fee $2,000.00
Administrative Fee 820.00
$2,820.00
AND
Amend No. 5. ENGINEERING/CONSTRUCTION PLAN APPROVAL CHANGE:
Administrative Fee from $500.00 to $820.00 (non-refundable)
This ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after their adoption and publication as required by law. Copies of the complete ordinances are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 4-16-11

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 3-14-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Public Hearing: Budget 2011 -2012 Township &Fire
Appropriations Act
Approved February 15, 2011 Special Meeting Minutes
Approved 2011-2012 Township Budget & Appropriations Act
Approved Supervisor to spend up to $59,680.80 on Chloride
Planning Commission-Howell reported Chicken Ordinance and marijuana on next meeting
Holly Youth Assistance-Howell gave an update on the Banquet
Other’s – Brief discussion on Bank Ratings.
Representative Brad Jacobsen was in attendance and gave a brief overall of what is happening and going on in Lansing these days.
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Purchase of Pagers
Approved Life Pack Agreement
Approved Hose Testing
Approved Hiring of John Fleck, Firefighter/EMT Ethan Berger, Firefighter/EMT Justin Thompson
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 3-26-11

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as follows:
Add to Division 2. RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm District) Section 54-113. Principal agricultural uses permitted: 3) A person who keeps or houses laying chickens (hens) on his or her property shall comply with all of the following requirements: a. through g.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248)634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 3-5-11, 3-19-11

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2011 Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Lower Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 14, 2011 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 7, 2011.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-19-11, 2-26-11, 3-5-11

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP

ATTENTION RESIDENTS
MARCH 14, 2011 Township, Building & Fire Department Proposed Budget(s)
The Groveland Township Board will hold a public hearing at the regular Township Board of Trustees meeting on the proposed budget(s) at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 on March 14, 2011 at 7:00p.m. A copy of the budget(s) is available for public inspection at the township office or by contacting the clerk.
The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied
To support the proposed budgets will be a
Subject of this public hearing (MCL 141.412)
1.00 Mill Township Operations
3.94 Mills Fire Department Operations
The Groveland Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aid and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon six (6) days notice to the Clerk’s office by writing or calling to the address and phone number listed in this notice.
This notice is posted in compliance with PA42 of 1995, MCL 211.24e (2) (3) by complying with Section 16 of the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act (MCL 141.436), MCL and Americans with Disabilities (ADA).
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 3-5-11

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as follows:
Add to Division 2. RE/F (Rural Estate/Farm District) Section 54-113. Principal agricultural uses permitted: 3) A person who keeps or houses laying chickens (hens) on his or her property shall comply with all of the following requirements: a. through g.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248)634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 3-5-11, 3-19-11

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2011 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Lower Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 14, 2011 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 7, 2011.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-19-11, 2-26-11, 3-5-11

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 2-14-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Approved McGee to Purchase 5 yrs of MERS
Approved 60 Day Moratorium Resolution RE: Marijuana Dispensary
Approved Resolution to Set Hardship Asset Limits
Discussed Attendance MTA Quarterly Meeting
Discussed Attendance Oakland County MTA Chapter Association Meeting, April 7, 2011
Approved Resolution #11009 Dept of Information Technology-E Commerce Agreement
FIRE, BOARD:
No Board Action at this Time
Patti Back Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 2-19-11

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2011 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Lower Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, March 14, 2011 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 7, 2011.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-19-11, 2-26-11, 3-5-11

RESOLUTION 2077-003
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
PLANNING COMMISSION
OPEN MEETINGS ACT RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Groveland Township Planning Commission provide for the scheduling of the regular Planning Commission Meeting for the fourth Tuesday of each month, and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan has enacted the Open Meetings Act, which required the specific designation of the dates, time and places of all regular meetings of the Planning Commission, and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Groveland Township Planning Commission to conduct all of its business in an open forum, in compliance with said act; and
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Groveland Township Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting on the fourth Tuesday of every other month of the calendar year beginning March 22, 2011 and ending on January 24, 2012.
The following are dates of the regularly scheduled meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442:
March 22, 2011 September 27, 2011
May 24, 2011 November 22, 2011
July 26, 2011 January 24, 2012
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Notice of Meeting Dates will be published in the Citizen and Tri-County Times newspapers and posted at the Township Hall.
Motion made by: Que Seconded: Sova
Yes. 7
No: 0
Absent: 0
Adopted: January 25, 2011
Pam Mazich, Township Clerk
This notice is posted in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72a (2) (3) and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).
Publish in The Citizen 1-29-11

synopsis
Groveland twp. board 1-10-2011
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable
Approved Board of Review Hardship Income Standards
Approved Payment to Participate in NITA Work Comp Fund Pool
Budget Workshop Set for February 15`h & 16’h loam Township Office
Approved Resolution #10310 & 10311
Approved Resolution to Collect NSF Fees for Both Check & ACH
Discussed Purpose of Over the Counter Fees
FIRE BOARD:
Approved New Hire Ryan Wells
Discussed Repairs to Fire #1 Building
Received Assistance to Firefighters Grant
Trustee Howell Thanked Fire Dept for Help with the Youth Assistance Christmas Wrap
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 1-15-11

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 12-13-2010
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable -& Financial Reports
Presentation Patti Back Certificate
Approved Reappointment of Planning, Zoning & Board of Review Members
Approved Participating in the MTA Workers Comp Pool
Approved No-Haz 2011 Participation
Approved Adjustments to Counter Fees
Approved Contract with Collection Service Bureau of Pontiac
Approved Changes to Legal Publications
House Bill #6566 Resolution No Action Taken
Approved 2011 Open Meetings Act
Youth Assistance Toy Project Going Very Well
Approved Contract with Oakland County Election Services
Treasurer FYI Regarding Senate Bill #77
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Fire Dept. to Sell Misc. Items
Fire Chief McGee Reported Fire Dept Awarded AFG Grant
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 12-18-10

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2011 Over-the-Counter Fees/Services
SERVICE FEES
Copies – 5 copies or less Free
6 -10 pages $ 2.00
11 – 50 pages 15.00
Faxes – 5 copies or less Free
6 and over @ .50
Zoning Maps:
Large $ 4.00
Small 2.00
Assessment Sheets:
2 sheets Free
3 -10 $ 4.00
11 – 25 10.00
26 and up 50.00
Address Signs: $ 20.00
Township Master Plan Book: $ 35.00
Ordinance Book: Obtain Application
From Municipal Code
Approved: December 13, 2010
Publish in The Citizen 12-18-10

RESOLUTION 2010-022
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP BOARD
OPEN MEETINGS ACT RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Groveland Township Board provide for the scheduling of the regular Township Board Meetings for the second Monday of each month; and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan has enacted the Open Meetings Act, which required the specific designation of the dates, time and places of all regular meetings of the Groveland Township Board: and
WHEREAS, IT IS THE DESIRE OF THE Groveland Township Board to conduct all of its business in an open forum, in compliance with said act: and
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Groveland Township Board will hold its regular meeting on the second Monday of each month of the calendar year beginning February 14, 2011 and ending on January 9, 2012.
The following are dates of the regularly scheduled meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442:
February 14, 2011 August 8, 2011
March 14, 2011 September 12, 2011
April 11, 2011 October 11, 2011 (Tuesday)
May 9, 2011 November 14, 2011
June 13, 2011 December 12, 2011
July 11, 2011 January 9, 2012
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, THAT A COPY OF THIS Notice of Meeting Dates will be published in the Citizen and Tri County Times newspapers and posted at the Groveland Township Hall.
Motion made by:
Seconded by:
All Yes: Motion Carried
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
This notice is posed in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72a (2) (3) and the American Disabilities Act (ADA)
Publish in The Citizen 12-18-10

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 11-08-2010
Call To Order & Roll Call
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendment, Accts Payable & Financial Reports
Presentation Holly Police Dept.
CDBG Public Hearing For 2011-2012 Application
Discussed Lake Shore Energy
Approved Retirement Health Care Update
Approved Financial Changes to Appropriations Act
Approved Investment Policy & Appendix A Resolution/Revision
BZA Meeting on 11-09-2010
Holly Area Youth Assistance Toy Project Underway
FIRE BOARD:
Discussed Credit Card Use for Wheel Chair Van
Approved New Hire Tom Hudgins
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 11-13-10

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2010-002, KENNETH GEBAUER, SEC. 03. 02-03-426-015, 1157 N. JOSSMAN RD., ORTONVILLE, REQUEST TO BUILD ADDITION ONTO EXISTING ACCESSORY BUILDING THAT WILL EXCEED THE MAXIMUM SQUARE FOOTAGE IN AN RE/F ZONING DISTRICT.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 10-30-10

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESDIENTS
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE 2011 CDBG FUNDS
Notice is hereby given that the Township Board will hold a public hearing at the Groveland Township Hall, located at 4695 Grange Hall Rd, Holly, MI 48442 at 7:00 pm on Monday, November 08, 2010.
The purpose of the meeting is to hear public comments on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2011 application in the approximate amount of $17,176 to fund eligible projects. Oakland County will allow participating communities to spend a maximum of 30% of their annual allocation on public services. This action will ensure compliance with federal regulations.
All interested citizens are requested to attend the Hearing. Comments will also be received in writing or in person at the Groveland Township office located at the above address until 4:00 pm, Monday, November 08, 2010.
The Township Board meeting room is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice. Contact Pamela Mazich at 248.634.4152 for further information or if special services are required.
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
Publish in The Citizen 10-30-10

synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 10-12-2010
Call to Order & Roll Call – Ax Excused
Approved: Consent Agenda
Accts Payable & Financial Reports
Approved Wheel Chair Van Fees
No Action Resolution – Firearms
Approved Rezoning Z-2010-01 Blakley
Regional Meeting – Oct. 28th Police Presentations
Karl Richter Campus Village of Holly
FIRE BOARD:
Approved New Hires Tim Light
Pamela Mazich, MMC
Clerk
Publish in The Citizen 10-23-10

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION ? NOVEMBER 2, 2010
IN GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
To the Qualified Electors:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Primary Election will be held in:
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2010
THE POLLS will be open
7 o’clock a.m. until 8 o’clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE
BRAILLE & AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
AT THE POLLING PLACES LISTED BELOW:
Precinct 1 ? Groveland Township Office
(4695 Grange Hall Rd)
Precinct 2 ? Groveland Fire Station No. 1
(14645 Dixie Hwy. Training Center)
Precinct 3 ? Groveland Fire Station No. 2
(3085 Grange Hall Rd)
FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
STATE Governor
CONGRESSIONAL United States Representative in Congress ? 8th District
LEGISLATIVE State Senator ? 26TH District
State Representative ? 46TH District
COUNTY County Commissioner ? 1ST District
JUDICIAL Justice of Supreme Court
Judge of Court of Appeals ? 2nd District
Judge of Circuit Court – 6th District Incumbent Position
Judge of Probate Court ? Incumbent Position
Judge of Probate Court – Non-Incumbent Position
Judge of District Court ? 52 District, 2nd Division – Incumbent Position
LOCAL SCHOOL
DISTRICT Board Member Brandon School District
COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Board of Trustees Member Oakland Community College
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSALS:
PROPOSAL 10-1 A PROPOSAL TO CONVENE A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DRAFTING A GENERAL REVISION OF THE STATE CONSTITUTION
PROPOSAL 10-2 A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN FELONS FROM HOLDING ELECTIVE OFFICE AND SPECIFIED TYPES OF PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
ABSENT VOTER BALLOTS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
4695 GRANGE HALL RD.
HOLLY, MI 48442
248/634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 10-23-10

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the GENERAL ELECTION, Tuesday, November 2, 2010 has been scheduled for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010 @ 9:00 a.m. to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND Township of Groveland
248/634-4152 email: clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 10-9-10

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
At a regularly scheduled meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on October 12, 2010, the following change was approved by a vote of 4 to 0.
Z 2010-01, BLAKELY ENTERPRISES, INC., SEC. 20.
02-29-102-001, 15045 DIXIE HWY., REZONE OS-1
(Office Service) TO B-3 (General Business District)
This zoning change will become effective 30 days after publication in the Citizen and Tri-County Times as required by law. Copies of the amendment are available for inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly Michigan 48442 during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 10-16-10

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the GENERAL ELECTION, Tuesday, November 2, 2010 has been scheduled for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND Township of Groveland
248/634-4152 email: clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 10-2-10

Groveland Township
Legal Notice
Proposed Amendment: Z 2010-01
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2010-01, BLAKELY ENTERPRISES, INC., SEC. 29.
02-29-102-001. 15045 DIXIE HWY, REZONE 0S-1
(Office Service) TO B-3 (General Business District)
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 9-4-10 & 9-25-10

Notice Of Close Of Registration For The General Election To Be Held On
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 For
Groveland Township
To The Qualified Electors Of The Township Of Groveland, County Of Oakland, State Of Michigan:
Notice Is Hereby Given That The Groveland Township Office At 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly Will Be Open:
Monday, October 4, 2010
From 9:00 Am – 4:00 Pm
Last Day To Register
For The Purpose Of Receiving Applications For The Registration Of The Qualified Electors In Said Township Not Already Registered.
The November 2, 2010 General Election Will Be Conducted In All Voting Precincts Of Groveland Township, For The Purpose Of Electing Candidates For The Following Offices:
Governor And Lieutenant Governor
Secretary Of State
Representative In Congress 8th District
State Senator 26th District
Representative In State Legislature
46th District
Member Of The State Board Of Education
Regent Of The University Of Michigan
Trustee Of Michigan State University
Governor Of Wayne State University
County Commissioner 1st District
Justice Of Supreme Court
Judge Of Court Of Appeals
2nd District Incumbent Position
Judge Of Circuit Court
6th Circuit Incumbent Position
Judge Of Probate Court Incumbent Position
Judge Of Probate Court
Non-incumbent Position
Judge Of District Court 52nd District,
2nd Division Incumbent Position
Local School Board Member ?
Brandon ? Holly
Board Of Trustees Member Oakland Community College
And For The Purpose Of Voting On The Following Proposals:
A Proposal To Convene A Constitutional Convention For The Purpose Of Drafting A General Revision Of The State Constitution.
A Proposal To Amend The State Constitution To Prohibit Certain Felons From Holding Elective Office And Specified Types Of Public Employment Positions.
Full Text Of The Proposal May Be Obtained From:
Pam Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Rd. Holly, Mi 48462
248-6

Groveland Township
Legal Notice
Proposed Amendment: Z 2010-01
Proposed Ordinance to Amend Section 21.00.00 of the code of the Township of Groveland. Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. Said amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances, as amended, and change the zoning map text of the Township of Groveland of the following described property:
Z 2010-01, BLAKELY ENTERPRISES, INC., SEC. 29.
02-29-102-001. 15045 DIXIE HWY, REZONE 0S-1
(Office Service) TO B-3 (General Business District)
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 9-4-10 &9-25-10

synopsis
groveland twp. board 08-9-2010
Call To Order & Roll Call – All Present
Approved: Consent Agenda
Accts Payable – & Financial Reports
Presentation to The Scramlin Family on The Anniversary of their Centennial Farm
Approved DePalma to Attend the MATS Fall Convention
Approved DePalma to Attend the MTA Communities Sharing Services Seminar
Approved Deputy Clerk Back to Attend Gavernance Class
Approved Bedrock Mining 2010 Permit I-75 Aggregates and Gibralter
Clerk Mazich led Discussion on Olive Branch Cemetery
Approved Hiring Henry Lozier as Miscellaneous Maintenance Man
Approve purchasing a Fire Proof Filing Cabinet
Table Resolution #10143
No Action Taken on Resolution to Re-Affirm the American Values of Freedom Equality, Justice
Supervisor DePalma will be Meeting with Holly, Rose & Springfield Regarding joint Public Services
Holly Youth Assistance Collection Book Bags & School Supplies
FIRE BOARD:
No Fire Board Action Required
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 8-14-10

NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION – AUGUST 3, 2010
IN
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
To the Qualified Electors:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Primary Election will be held in:
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
County of Oakland, State of Michigan
TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
THE POLLS will be open
7 o’clock a.m. until 8 o’clock p.m.
ALL POLLING PLACES ARE HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE
BRAILLE & AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
AT THE POLLING PLACES LISTED BELOW:
Precinct 1 ? Groveland Township Office (4695 Grange Hall Rd)
Precinct 2 ? Groveland Fire Station No. 1 (14645 Dixie Hwy. Training Center)
Precinct 3 ? Groveland Fire Station No. 2 (3085 Grange Hall Rd)
FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES FOR THE FOLLOWING OFFICES:
STATE Governor
CONGRESSIONAL United States Representative in Congress ? 8th District
LEGISLATIVE State Senator ? 26TH District State Representative ? 46TH District
COUNTY County Commissioner ? 1ST District
JUDICIAL Judge of Probate Court – Non-Incumbent Position
DELEGATES TO THE COUNTY CONVENTION FOR THE REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC PARTIES
AND FOR THE PURPOSE OF VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSALS:
Oakland County Parks & Recreation Millage Renewal:
The Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission was created in 1966 pursuant to Public Act 261 of 1965. Since 1967 there has been a separately dedicated parks and recreation millage. The current millage will expire on December 31, 201l.
Accordingly, shall the current millage of .2415 mills be renewed for a period of ten (10) years from 2012 to 2021? The .2415 mills is equal to $0.2415 per $1,000.00 of taxable value.
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE MILLAGE RENEWAL:
Shall Oakland Community College be authorized to levy taxes in an amount not to exceed $0,7811 per thousand dollars ($,1000) (0.7811 mills) of the taxable value of all taxable property in the College District for a period of ten(10) years, beginning July 1, 2011?
COUNTY TREASURER’S STATEMENT AS REQUIRED
BY ACT NO. 62 OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF 1933
AS AMENDED
I, Andrew E. Meisner, County Treasurer of the County of Oakland, State of Michigan, do hereby certify that according to the records in my office, as of July 21,2010, the total of all voted increases in the tax rate limitation above the 18 mills established by Section 6 of Article IX of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 affecting taxable property in the Township of Groveland Township, is as follows:
VOTED YEARS INCREASE
LOCAL UNIT INCREASE EFFECTIVE
Groveland Township 1.00 Unlimited
5.0 2000 ? 2019 Incl.
1.1 2008 ? 2017 Incl.
County of Oakland .25 2001 to 2011 Incl.
Oakland Community College 1.00 Unlimited 2001 to 2011 Incl.
ANDREW E. MEISNER, TREASURER
OAKLAND COUNTY Dated: July 21, 2010
ABSENT VOTER BALLOTS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM:
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
4695 GRANGE HALL RD.
HOLLY, MI 48442
248/634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 7-24-10

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the PRIMARY ELECTION, Tuesday, August 3, 2010 has been scheduled for WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010 @ 9:30 a.m. to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND Township of Groveland
248/634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 7-17-10

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 07-10-2010
Call To Order & Roll Call-All Present
Approved: Consent Agenda
Accts Payable -& Financial Reports
Approved Twp. Attorney to Seek Clarification From Court Re: Richard Parry Property
Approved Ax Attendance at MGFOA Fall Training Institute
Approved Purchase of One Four Station Voting Booth
Howell Reported Brandon Youth Assistance Skate Park Fund Raiser 8/14/2010 Rain Date 8/21/2010
DePalina Continuing to Work on Extensive Review Of Police Issue
Ax Reported All Tax Bills Mailed Out, 30 Returned and Two Schools Requested Their Bills For Our Collecting
Already
Mazich Reported Primary Election Augnst 3, 2010, E Poll Books Will Be Being Used In The Polls And Training Will Begin This Week. A Resolution Will Be Necessary From The Board For Olive Branch Cemetery To Be Quick Claim Deeded To The Township, Groveland Has Taken Over Mowing The Lawn.
FIRE BOARD:
Approved Hire Andrew Boring
Holly Coalition Asked to Place at Student to Work at Fire Station #1 Thru The Summer, Monday-Thursday, McGee Accepted, The Student Helps Throughout The Station With Various Jobs.
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 7-17-10

LEGAL NOTICE
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board held on June 14, 2010, the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
ORDINANCE #175
(ADDITION TO ARTICLE XXII ORDINANCE #119)
Amend Sec. 541226. Temporary Signage:
The following conditions shall be applicable to temporary signage:
(1) Shall be permitted in any business or industrial zoning district.
(2) Located on private property and comply with applicable requirements of this division.
(3) Temporary signage shall only include pennants, flags, banners or bunting.
(4) Temporary signage shall not include balloons or similar objects filled with or using air pressure or flashing and/or intermittent illuminated freestanding walls signs.
(5) Temporary signage shall be permitted for a period of 30 days upon submittal of an application and upon receiving a permit and payment of a temporary sign fee from the Township.
(6) Temporary signage shall not be redisplayed on the same premises in the district until an interim period of 90 continuous days has expired.
(7) The Township shall determine the location of the temporary sign after an inspection of the subject premise.
(8) Temporary political signage is permitted in any zoning district, provided that all such signs are located on private property and provided further that such signs shall:
a. Be removed from the premises on which they are displayed within ten days following the date of the particular election to which the political sign(s) pertain
b. Not contain more than 20 square feet of display area per side, with not more than two display sides.
Ordinance #175 will become effective thirty (30) days after publication as required by law. A copy of the complete ordinance is available for inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 7-03-10

Notice Of
Close Of Registration For The Primary Election
To Be Held On
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 For
Groveland Township
To The Qualified Electors Of The
Township Of Groveland,
County Of Oakland, State Of Michigan:
Notice Is Hereby Given That The Groveland Township Office At 4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly Will Be Open:
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
From 9:00 Am – 4:00 Pm
Last Day To Register
For The Purpose Of Receiving Applications For The Registration Of The Qualified Electors In Said Township Not Already Registered.
The August 3, 2010 Primary Election Will Be Conducted In All Voting Precincts Of Groveland Township, For The Purpose Of Electing Candidates For The Following Offices:
Govenor
Representative In Congress 80th District
State Senator 26th District
Representative In
State Legislature 46th District
County Commissioner 1st District
Judge Of
Probate Court Non-incumbent Position
And For The Purpose Of Electing:
Delegates To County Convention: Republican And Democratic Parties:
And For The Purpose Of Voting On The Following Proposals:
Oakland County
Parks & Recreation Millage Renewal
Oakland Community College
Millage Renewal
Full Text Of The Proposal May Be Obtained From:
Pam Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Rd.
Holly, Mi 48462
248-634-4152
Publish In The Ci

LEGAL NOTICE
Groveland Township
Applications for deferment of Summer Taxes are now available at the Township Hall. Senior citizens (62), paraplegics, quadriplegics, eligible servicemen, eligible veterans. eligible widows, blind persons or totally and permanently disabled persons who can verify that their household income for the preceding calendar year did not exceed $40,000 are eligible for Summer Tax Deferment until February 14, 2011. These forms must be signed and returned to the Township Office no later than September 14, 2010.
If you have any questions, please call Groveland Township Treasurers Office at (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 6-19-10

legal notice
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442. The purpose of the meeting is to hear the following:
BZA 2020-001, JAMES CHRISTOPHER, SEC. 02. 02-13-301-008, 901 BRANDT RD., ORTONVILLE. REQUEST TO BUILD AN ADDITION ONTO A NON CONFORMING GARAGE LOCATED IN FRONT OF THE PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE.
Additional information is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome at the Township Office prior to the night of the meeting.
Publish in The Citizen 5-29-10

LEGAL NOTICE
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
Amend Sec. 54-1226. Temporary Signs:
The following conditions shall be applicable to temporary signs:
(1) Shall be permitted in any business or industrial zoning district.
(2) Located on private property and comply with applicable requirements of this division.
(3) Temporary signs shall only include pennants, flags, banners or bunting.
(4) Temporary signs shall not include balloons or similar objects filled with or using air pressure or flashing and/or intermittent illuminated freestanding walls signs.
(5) Temporary signs shall be permitted for a period of 30 days upon submittal of an application and upon receiving a permit and payment of a temporary sign fee from the Township.
(6) Temporary signs shall not be redisplayed on the same premises in the district until an interim period of 90 continuous days has expired.
(7) The Township shall determine the location of the temporary sign after an inspection of the subject premise.
(8) Temporary political signs are permitted in any zoning district, provided that all such signs are located on private property and provided further that such signs shall:
a. Be removed from the premises on which they are displayed within ten days following the date of the particular election to which the political signs pertain b. No contain more than 20 square feet of display area per side, with not more than two display sides.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 5-01-10 & 5-22-10

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 05-10-2010
Call To Order & Roll Call-All Present
Approved: Consent Agenda
Accts Payable & Financial Reports
Presentations:
Pam Mazich 20 Years Plus
Fran Amos – State Senate Candidate
Oakland County Parks
Approved Additonal 3/4 Mile Road Gravel
Approved Back to Attend MTA Governance Workshop
Approved Groveland Oaks Fireworks
Approved Resolutions: #R-041210-2 & #R-041210-3
Fire Board:
Approved Purchase of Wheelchair Van
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 5-15-10

LEGAL NOTICE
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
Amend Sec. 54-1226. Temporary Signs:
The following conditions shall be applicable to temporary signs:
(1) Shall be permitted in any business or industrial zoning district.
(2) Located on private property and comply with applicable requirements of this division.
(3) Temporary signs shall only include pennants, flags, banners or bunting.
(4) Temporary signs shall not include balloons or similar objects filled with or using air pressure or flashing and/or intermittent illuminated freestanding walls signs.
(5) Temporary signs shall be permitted for a period of 30 days upon submittal of an application and upon receiving a permit and payment of a temporary sign fee from the Township.
(6) Temporary signs shall not be redisplayed on the same premises in the district until an interim period of 90 continuous days has expired.
(7) The Township shall determine the location of the temporary sign after an inspection of the subject premise.
(8) Temporary political signs are permitted in any zoning district, provided that all such signs are located on private property and provided further that such signs shall:
a. Be removed from the premises on which they are displayed within ten days following the date of the particular election to which the political signs pertain b. No contain more than 20 square feet of display area per side, with not more than two display sides.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 5-01-10 & 5-22-10

LEGAL NOTICE
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
Amend Sec. 54-1226. Temporary Signs:
The following conditions shall be applicable to temporary signs:
(1) Shall be permitted in any business or industrial zoning district.
(2) Located on private property and comply with applicable requirements of this division.
(3) Temporary signs shall only include pennants, flags, banners or bunting.
(4) Temporary signs shall not include balloons or similar objects filled with or using air pressure or flashing and/or intermittent illuminated freestanding walls signs.
(5) Temporary signs shall be permitted for a period of 30 days upon submittal of an application and upon receiving a permit and payment of a temporary sign fee from the Township.
(6) Temporary signs shall not be redisplayed on the same premises in the district until an interim period of 90 continuous days has expired.
(7) The Township shall determine the location of the temporary sign after an inspection of the subject premise.
(8) Temporary political signs are permitted in any zoning district, provided that all such signs are located on private property and provided further that such signs shall:
a. Be removed from the premises on which they are displayed within ten days following the date of the particular election to which the political signs pertain b. No contain more than 20 square feet of display area per side, with not more than two display sides.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 5-01-10 & 5-22-10

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 04-12-2010
Call To Order & Roll Call-All Present
Approved: Consent Agenda
Accts Payable -& Financial Reports
Presentations: Candidates
Dave Robertson-Senate
Steve Porter-District 1 Cty Commissioner
Chris Nuccio – For Beth Nuccio District 1 Cty Commissioner
Approved Hiring of Michigan Outdoor Lawn Service
Approved Road Gravel Project
Approved Tri -Party Resolution
Approved Chloride
Approved Kurtz Mining
Approved Groveland Sand & Gravel Mining
Approved Mazich to Attend MAMC Conference
Discussed Back Attendance at MAMC Conference
Approved Martin & Assoc. Contract 2010 – 2011
Approved Building Officials Mutual Aid Agreement
Approved Resolutions: April Fair Housing Month
West Nile Virus Reimbursement Fund
May 2010 Mental Health Month
Fire Board:
Approved Life Pack Agreement
Approved New Hire Dallas Stamper/Cadet
Approved Ambulance Remount
Approved Task Force Resolution
Tabled Wbeel Cbair Ambulance
Approved Hose Testing
Approved CAAS Accreditation
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 4-24-10

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ACCEPTING BIDS LAWN SERVICE & GROUNDS MAINTENANCE
2010 ? 2011 SEASON
Mowing, Trimming, Weeding, Spring & Fall Clean-up
Township Office & Township Park
Mt. Bethel Cemetery
Fire Station No. 1 & Fire Station No. 2
Bid Package Please Contact:
Pam Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Submit Bids by: 7:00pm, April 7, 2010
Publish in The Citizen 3-20-10, 3-27-10

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
PLANNING COMMISSION OPEN MEETINGS ACT RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Groveland Township Planning Commission provide for the scheduling of the regular Planning Commission Meeting for the fourth Tuesday of each month; and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan has enacted the Open Meetings Act, which required the specific designation of the dates, time and places of all regular meetings of the Planning Commission; and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Groveland Township Planning commission to conduct all of its business in an open forum, in compliance with said act; and
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Groveland Township Planning Commission will hold it regular meeting on the fourth Tuesday of each month of the calendar year beginning February 23, 2010 and ending on January 25, 2011.
The following are dates of the regularly scheduled meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442:
February 23, 2010 September 28, 2010
March 23, 2010 November 23, 2010
May 25, 2010 January 25, 2011
July 27, 2010
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Notice of Meeting Dates will be published in the Citizen and Community Voice newspapers and posted at the Groveland Township Hall.
Motion made by: Que
Yes: 6
No: 0
Absent: 1
Adopted: March 23, 2010
Pam Mazich, Township Clerk
This notice is posted in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72a (2) (3) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Publish in The Citizen 3-27-10

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
ACCEPTING BIDS LAWN SERVICE & GROUNDS MAINTENANCE
2010 ? 2011 SEASON
Mowing, Trimming, Weeding, Spring & Fall Clean-up
Township Office & Township Park
Mt. Bethel Cemetery
Fire Station No. 1 & Fire Station No. 2
Bid Package Please Contact:
Pam Mazich, Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Submit Bids by: 7:00pm, April 7, 2010
Publish in The Citizen 3-20-10, 3-27-10

Synopsis Board 03-08-2010
Call To Order & Roll Call-All Present
Approved: Consent Agenda
Accts Payable & Financial Reports
Public Hearings: Budget 2010-2011 Township & Fire
Appropriations Act
Approved February 3, 2010 Special Meeting Minutes
Approved 2010-2011 Township Budget & Appropriations Act
Approved Amendment to Waste Hauler Ordinance
Discussed Dumpster Fee, No Fee at this time
Discussed Lawn Maintenance Will Go Out for Bids
Approved Holly Sand & Gravel 2010 Permit
Approved Payment for Energy Kits
Approved 2 Year NO-HAZ Vendor Contract
Approved DePalma Attending Capitol Conference
Fire Board:
Approved Hiring of Bruce Bird, Firefighter/Paramedic
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 3-13-10

Groveland Township
SOLID WASTE – CHAPTER 36 ARTICLE II. LICENSE
Sec. 36-31. Required; applicable fees.
Amendment to (b)
(b) A yearly license fee in the amount of $100.00 for each collection vehicle to be used by the licensee in connection with such business within the township shall be paid to the township treasurer at the time application is made for an original license. The annual fee for renewal of a license previously issued shall be $100.00 per vehicle if paid before March 15. The fee to renew a license after March 15 shall be an additional $75.00 late fee per vehicle.
Amended: March 8, 2010
Township Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Motion: Dave Ax
Support: Hal Coxon
Yes: Coxon, DePalma, Ax and Mazich
No: Howell
Publish in The Citizen 3-13-10

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2010 BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Lower Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, March 4, 2010 9:00 AM to11:30 AM
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Monday, March 8, 2010 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 8, 2010.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALIZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-13, 2-20, 2-27-10

SOLID WASTE-CHAPTER 36 ARTICLE ll.LICENSE Sec. 36-31. Required; applicable fees.
(a) A person, firm, or corporation shall not engage in or carry on the business of solid waste collection within the township without first having obtained the necessary licenses from the township board as hereinafter provided.
(b) A yearly license fee in the amount of $100.00 for each collection vehicle to be used by the licensee in connection with such business within the township shall be paid to the township treasurer at the time application is made for an original license. The annual fee for renewal of a license previously issued shsll be $100.00 per vehicle if paid before March 15.
Amended: February 8, 2010
Township Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Amended: February 8, 2010
Township Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Motion: Bob DePalma
Support: Dave Ax
Yes: Howell, Coxon, DePalma, Ax and Mazich
All Yes Motion Carried
Publish in The Citizen 2-20-10

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 02-08-2010
Call To Order & Roll Call-All Present
Approved: Consent Agenda
Budget Amendments
Accts Payable -& Financial Reports
Discussed Oxford Bank Merchant Acct.
Approved Amendment to Waste Hauler Ordinance
Approved No-Haz Contract
Approved Contract with True Green
Approve OCMTA Feb & April Meeting
Treasurer’s Feb Meeting
Discussed Request to Waive Cost Recovery Fee
Resolutions: Opposed Smart Mileage Levy
Appoint HYA – Erin Mattice
2010 Open Meetings Act
Approved #1006 Oakland Cty
Fire Board: No Board Action Was Required
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 2-20-10

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2010
BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Lower Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, March 4, 2010 9:00 AM to11:30 AM
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Monday, March 8, 2010 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 8, 2010.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALIZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-13, 2-20, 2-27-10

resolution 2010-007
groveland township board
open meetings act resolution
WHEREAS, the By-Laws of the Groveland Township Board provide for the scheduling of the regular Township Board Meetings for the second Monday of each month; and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan has enacted the Open Meetings Act, which required the specific designation of the dates, times and places of all regular meetings of the Groveland Township Board; and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Groveland Township Board to conduct all of its business in an open forum, in compliance with said act; and
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Groveland Township Board will hold its regular meeting the second Monday of each month of the calendar year beginning February 8, 2010 and ending on January 10, 2011.
The following are dates of the regularly scheduled meeting that will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at the Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442:
February 8, 2010 August 9, 2010
March 8, 2010 September 13, 2010
April 12, 2010 October 12, 2010
May 10, 2010 November 8, 2010
June 14, 2010 December 13, 2010
July 12, 2010 January 10, 2011
AND, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, THAT A COPY OF THIS Notice of Meeting Dates will be published in The Citizen and Community Voice Newspapers and posted at the Groveland Township Hall.
Motion made by: Mazich
Seconded by: Ax
All Yes: Motion Carried
Pamela Mazich, Clerk
This notice is posted in compliance with PA 267of 1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72a (2) (3) and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Publish in The Citizen 2-20-10

NOTICE
TO THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY
OWNERS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
2010
BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING
The Board of Review of the Township of Groveland will meet at the GROVELAND TOWNSHIP HALL, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, Michigan, Lower Level, for the purpose of reviewing the assessment roll and hearing any objections thereof, at the following dates and time:
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, March 4, 2010 9:00 AM to11:30 AM
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Monday, March 8, 2010 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 1:00 PM to 4:30PM
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Additional days will be scheduled, if necessary, to give everyone an opportunity to appeal their assessment.
Property owners may file their protests by letter provided they are received at the Township Hall by Monday March 8, 2010.
For those wishing to protest in person, please schedule an appointment by calling:
OAKLAND COUNTY EQUALIZATION DIVISION
248-975-9611
If you have any questions regarding the above notice, please feel free to call GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE during regular business hours at (248)634-4152.
ROBERT DEPALMA, SUPERVISOR
Groveland Township
Publish in The Citizen 2-13, 2-20, 2-27-10

ORDINANCE #173
AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 18-3(9)(b) SITE PLAN AND MINING REVIEW PROCEDURES FEE SCHEDULE
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, January 11, 2010 the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
MINING REVIEW
Administrative fees will be increased from $500 to $820 which will cover the administration fee for preliminary and final site plan review by the Planning Commission.
A third review or any additional review thereafter provided other items will be on the Agenda will be charged a fee of $410 (1/2 the original fee of $820) if no other items are scheduled on the agenda the fee will be $820.
AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 18-3(11)(d)
BUILDING PERMIT
RE-INSTATEMENT FEE
Going forward there will be a $75 re-instatement fee for opening of old building permits.
Ordinance #173 shall become effective thirty (30) days after Publication as required by law. A copy of the complete ordinance is available for inspection at the Groveland Township Office. 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 1-30-10

ORDINANCE #173 AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 18-3(9)(b) SITE PLAN AND MINING REVIEW PROCEDURES FEE SCHEDULE
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, January 11, 2010 the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
MINING REVIEW
Administrative fees will be increased from $500 to $820 which will cover the administration fee for preliminary and final site plan review by the Planning Commission.
A third review or any additional review thereafter will be charged a fee of $410 (1/2 the original fee of $820) if no other items are scheduled on the agenda.
AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 18-3(11)(d)
BUILDING PERMIT
REINSTATEMENT FEE
Going forward there will be a $75 reinstatement fee for opening of old building permits.
Ordinance #173 shall become effective thirty (30) days after Publication as required by law. A copy of tire complete ordinance is available for inspection at the Groveland Township Office. 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 1-16-10

ORDINANCE #173 AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 18-3(9)(b) SITE PLAN AND MINING REVIEW PROCEDURES FEE SCHEDULE
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, January 11, 2010 the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
MINING REVIEW
Administrative fees will be increased from $500 to $820 which will cover the administration fee for preliminary and final site plan review by the Planning Commission.
A third review or any additional review thereafter will be charged a fee of $410 (1/2 the original fee of $820) if no other items are scheduled on the agenda.
AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 18-3(11)(d)
BUILDING PERMIT
REINSTATEMENT FEE
Going forward there will be a $75 reinstatement fee for opening of old building permits.
Ordinance #173 shall become effective thirty (30) days after Publication as required by law. A copy of tire complete ordinance is available for inspection at the Groveland Township Office. 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 1-16-10

ORDINANCE #172 AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 18-3 SITE PLAN AND MINING REVIEW PROCEDURES FEE SCHEDULE
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday, December 14, 2009, the following ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
SITE PLANS
Site Plan Administrative fees will be increased from $500 to $820 which will cover preliminary and final site plan reviews by the Planning Commission.
A third review or any additional reviews thereafter will be charged a fee of $410 (1/2 the original fee of $820) if no other items are scheduled on the agenda.
MINING REVIEW
Mining Review Administrative fees will be increased $250 (1/2 the original fee of $500) for a third review or any additional review thereafter if no other items are scheduled on the agenda.
Ordinance #172 shall become effective thirty (30) days after publication as required by law. A copy of the complete ordinance is available for inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 1-9-10

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 12-14-2009
Call To Order & Roll Call – All Present
Approved Consent Agenda
Approved Budget Amendments
Approved Accounts Payable & Financial Reports
CDBG Reprogramming – Fire Department Public Hearing
Approved New Mining Calculation
Discussed OHM Donation
Approved Chief McGee Attendance at LEED Green Assoc. Training
Approved Charges for NO-HAZ Collection
Approved Retire Health Benefit Change
Approved to Move Forward with Employee Health Care Benefit Change
Approved Building Permits Re-Instatement Fee
Approved Increase for Site Plan – Mining Administration Fees
Approved Retire Judy Schulte Retirement – Effective 12/31/2009
Approved Judy Schulte as Part Time Office Assistance
Approved Resolution 2009-024 and 2009-25
Groveland Office Tax Hours Dec. 28, 29, 30 2009
Fire Board:
No Board Action Was Required
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 12-19-09

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP
CDBG FIRE EQUIPMENT Public Hearing December 14, 2009
Notice is hereby given that in accordance with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) requirements a Public Hearing will be held by the Groveland Township Board of Trustees on Monday, December 14, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Hall 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly to receive written and verbal comment regarding the reprogramming of federal CDBG funds as follows:
Program Year: 2009
Transfer of funds from an existing project to a new fire department project.
From: Fire Station Equipment 730733 – $11,217
To: Remove Architectural Barriers – 731619
Location is accessible. Persons with disabilities, who require assistance to participate or attend this public meeting, are requested to contact the clerk at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.
Pamela Mazich
Clerk, Groveland Township
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
(248)634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 11-28-09

ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE #168 CHANGEABLE SIGNS
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday November 9, 2009 at 7:00 p.m., the following Codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
The amendment will amend Article 11. Sec. 54-31, Definitions and add to Article V: General Provisions; Division 15. Dangerous, Wild or Exotic Animals; Section 54-1401; Sec. 54-1402; Sec. 54-1403; Sec. 54-1404; Sec. 54-1405; and Sec. 54-1406.
This Ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after its adoption and publication as required by law. Copies of the complete ordinance are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 11-21-09

ATTENTION
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE #171 CHANGEABLE SIGNS
At a regular meeting of the Groveland Township Board, held on Monday November 9, 2009 at 7:00 p.m., the following Codified Ordinance was approved by a vote of 5 to 0.
The amendment will add “Changeable Signs” to Section 54-1231 to allow LED electronic message boards in the B-1, B-2 and B-3 zoning districts having property frontage along Dixie Highway, M-15 or Grange Hall Road west of Dixie Highway; and as further outlined in (1)-(11); and also amending Section 54 -1262 RE/F adding (4); and Section 54-1267 B-1, B-2 and B-3 Districts (2) adding c.
This Ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after its adoption and publication as required by law. Copies of the complete ordinance are available for your inspection at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI during regular business hours.
Publish in The Citizen 11-21-09

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 11-09-2009
Call To Order & Roll Call-All Present
Approved Consent Agenda
Approved Budget Amendments
Approved Accounts Payable & Financial Reports
CDBG Public Hearing Application
Approved Tech Resource Contract
Update on Energy Packets
Approved Update of Sign Ordinance
Approved To Adopt Exotic Animal Ordinance
Discussed Solid Waste Letter
Approved Mazich to attend MTA January Conference
Approved Commerce Township Resolution
Approved Michelle’s Resolution
Holly Youth Assistance Doing Toy Project Contact HYA for Information
OCEF Adopt A Family Contact St. Anne’s
Fire Board:
Approved New Hires
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 11-14-09

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO AMEND SECTION 54-1231.
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township codified Ordinances as follows:
The amendment would add “Changeable Signs” to Section 54-1231 to allow LED electronic message boards in the B-1, B-2 and B-3 zoning districts having property frontage along Dixie Highway, M-15 or Grange Hall Road west of Dixie Highway; and as further outlined in (1) – (11); and also amending Section 54-1262 RE/F adding (4); and also amending Section 54-1267 B-1, B-2 and B-3 Districts (2) adding c.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 10-10-09, 10-24-09

PUBLIC NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held by Groveland Township at 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 during the regularly scheduled meeting on November 9, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
The purpose of the Public Hearing is to review community development and housing needs, inform citizens of the availability of funds and eligible uses of Community Development Block Grand (CDBG) funds, and receive comments on proposed activities, particularly from low and moderate income persons. Groveland Township will consider any public comments on this matter at this time. The hearing is open to the public to voice their views or submit written comments.
Approximately $16,583 may be available to Groveland Township to fund eligible projects that principally benefit low and moderate income persons.
The Groveland Township office is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs; including handicap accessibility or interpreter will be made upon receiving 72 hour advance notice. Contact Pam Mazich, Clerk, at (248) 634-4152 for special services.
Questions can be directed to the Clerk’s Office at (248)634-4152.
Posted by Pam Mazich, Clerk, Groveland Township
4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442
Publish in The Citizen 10-24-09

OFFICIAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
The amendment would amend Article II. Sec. 54-31, Definitions, and add to Article V: General Provisions; Division 15. Dangerous, Wild or Exotic Animals; Sec. 54-1401; Sec. 54-1402; Sec. 54-1403; Sec. 54-1404; Sec. 54-1405; and Sec. 54-1406.
The proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 10-10-09, 10-24-09

Synopsis
Groveland Twp. Board 10-13-2009
Call To Order & Roll Call-All Present
Approved Consent Agenda
Approved Budget Amendments
Approved Accounts Payable & Financial Reports
CDBG Presentation
Approved Solid Waste Resolution
Discussed Tri-Party Funds
Approved Hire of Jeff Wren as Fill In Bldg. Inspector
Approved to Pay Bldg last). McGee’s License Renewal
Approved to Purchase Emergency Notification Banner
Discussed Tech-Resources Contract
Approved Holly Youth Assistance use of Building for Christmas Wrapping
Approved Resolution to Appt. Officer Goedertier to Holly Youth Assistance
Approved 10% of Energy Grant Money if Obtained to be used for Energy Kits
Upcoming Election on November 3, 2009
Fire Board:
Approved Swartz For Dispatch in Genesee
Approved MEMMAC Agreement
Patti Back
Recording Secretary
Publish in The Citizen 10-17-09

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Accuracy Test for the BRANDON SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTION has been scheduled for WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2009 @ 10:00 a.m. to be conducted at the Groveland Township Office, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the electronic equipment used to conduct and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.
PAMELA MAZICH, CLERK
GROVELAND Township of Groveland
248/634-4152
Publish in The Citizen 10-17-09

OFFICIAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township Codified Ordinances as follows:
The amendment would amend Article II. Sec. 54-31, Definitions, and add to Article V: General Provisions; Division 15. Dangerous, Wild or Exotic Animals; Sec. 54-1401; Sec. 54-1402; Sec. 54-1403; Sec. 54-1404; Sec. 54-1405; and Sec. 54-1406.
The proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 10-10-09, 10-24-09

LEGAL NOTICE
GROVELAND TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
OFFICIAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO AMEND SECTION 54-1231.
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Groveland Township Hall, 4695 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI 48442 for the purpose of hearing all persons interested in the proposed amendment. The amendment, if adopted by the Groveland Township Board, would revise the Groveland Township codified Ordinances as follows:
The amendment would add “Changeable Signs” to Section 54-1231 to allow LED electronic message boards in the B-1, B-2 and B-3 zoning districts having property frontage along Dixie Highway, M-15 or Grange Hall Road west of Dixie Highway; and as further outlined in (1) – (11); and also amending Section 54-1262 RE/F adding (4); and also amending Section 54-1267 B-1, B-2 and B-3 Districts (2) adding c.
Proposed language for the amendment is available at the Township Office during regular business hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting your written comments are welcome prior to the night of the meeting, or you can telephone (248) 634-4152.
Publish in The Citizen 10-10-09, 10-24-09

NOTICE OF CLOSE OF REGISTRATION BRANDON SCHOOL DISTRICT
Tuesday, November 03, 2009
To the qualified electors of the Township of Groveland, County of Oakland, State of Michigan.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GROVELAND TOWNSHIP OFFICE WILL BE OPEN:
Monday, October 05, 2009
9:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER
FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN SAID TOWNSHIP NOT ALREADY REGISTERED.
THE NOVEBMER 3, 2009 BRANDON DISTRICT SCHOOL ELECTION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE FOLLOWING VOTING PRECINCTS OF GROVELAND TOWNSHIP:
Precinct 1: Groveland Township Office
Precinct 3: Groveland Township Fire Station NO. 2

FOR THE PURPOSE OF:
Nominating Local School District Board Member
Operating Millage Renewal Proposal
Pamela Mazich, CMC
Groveland Township Clerk
4695 Grange Hall Rd., Holly, MI 48442
248-634-4152
clerk@grovelandtownship.net
Publish in The Citizen 9-19-09