Public Notice: Groveland Township

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 09/14/2020 Call to Order & Roll Call Approved Agenda Approved: Consent Agenda Accts Payable      Financial Reports Investment Reports Board Minutes Twp. /Fire 08/10/2020 PRESENTATIONS 2019-2020 Annual Audit – Ken Palka NEW BUSINESS Discussed NO HAZ Approved Barron Road Participation Agreement Approved appointing Jennifer McKay to Planning Commission Board Approved […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

Synopsis Regular Meeting, Done virtually through “Go to Meetings” September 8, 2020 @ 7:00pm Meeting was called to order at 7:10pm. Present: Allen, Broughton, DePalma, Kordella, Marshall, Rumball and Thurman Absent: None Also, in attendance: Fire Chief Kwapis, OCSD Lt. Glover, Parks and Rec. Director Waybrant, Building Director Dinnan, Senior Center Coordinator Bindig, Shelby Stewart […]

Brenda Thompson Pyle

Brenda Thompson Pyle On Thursday, September 10th, 2020, Brenda (Anderson) Thompson Pyle passed away at the age of 77, after succumbing to complications from Parkinson’s Disease. Brenda was born on March 25, 1943 in Winchester, IN to Dale R. and Majorie (Bailey) Anderson. Brenda grew up on the family farm, graduating from Desoto High in […]

Angeline Burney

BURNEY, ANGELINE KAY “ANN” of Grand Blanc; died September 11, 2020.  She was 74. She was born August 17, 1946 in Highland Park, Michigan to the late Harold David and Angeline Helen (nee: Bach) Burney. She married Juliana Pretty on September 19, 2014 in Ogunquit, Maine.  She is survived by her wife, Julie Pretty; children, Kathryn Pretty and […]

Mask up, day one

Mask up, day one

Ava Getz arrives at Reid Elementary on Tuesday for the first day of school. Photo by Patrick McAbee

New school board trustee appointed

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer At a special meeting on Wednesday night, the Brandon Board of Education voted 5-0 to appoint Kim Smith-Kugala to the vacant seat on the board of education. The position was previously held by Sarah Allen, who resigned last month. Four other candidates were interviewed as well. Board member Kevin McClellen […]

Two appointed to township boards

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On Tuesday night, the township board voted 7-0 to appoint Scott Broughton to the Fire Authority board as well as to appoint Jason Gault to the Board of Review. Past treasurer Terri Darnall was on the Fire Authority Board, but she resigned before the term was over. Likewise, […]

Township millage rates dip

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The millage rates are going down for this tax year. “The public should be happy to know that the millage rates are going to go down about half a mill,” said township supervisor Kathy Thurman. “The Fire Department is staying the same, the township operating went down slightly […]

New contract for liaison officer

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The township board voted 7-0 to approve the 2020-2021 Intergovernmental Agreement to provide a Police Liaison Officer for the Brandon School District starting Sept. 8, 2020-June 17, 2021. “This contract is very similar to last year,” said Township Supervisor Kathy Thurman. “The dates have been changed a little […]

Letters to the Editor Sept. 12, 2020

Hannah’s Legacy Dear Editor, The Hannah’s Legacy Foundation would like to thank everyone that attended and/or contributed to our 3rd annual golf outing that took place on August 3rd at the Davison Country Club. The generosity of the sponsors, golfers and the community raised over $15,000. We also would like to mention the volunteers that […]