Notice of Foreclosure
Notice is hereby given pursuant to MCL 600.3212, that the following will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at public auction at the place of holding the circuit court within Alcona County, at 10 a.m. on June 12, 2019. Name(s) of the mortgagor(s): Woodrow H. Dingess and Annette M. Dingess, husband and wife, original mortgagee: Bank One, N.A. Foreclosing assignee (if any): None.
Date of mortgage: July 22, 2002.
Date of mortgage recording: August 5, 2002. Amount claimed due on date of notice: $37,612.68.
Description of the mortgaged premises: Situated in township of Harrisville, Alcona County, Michigan, and described as: the west 250 feet of the east 497.5 feet of the northwest quarter (NW-1/4) of the northwest quarter (NW-1/4) of Section 14, Township 26 North, Range 9 East, excepting that portion of captioned property deeded to the state of Michigan for highway purposes as recorded in Liber 131 of Deeds, pages 319-20, Alcona County records.
The redemption period shall be one year from the date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in accordance with MCLA 600.3241a.
If the property is sold at foreclosure sale under Chapter 32 of the Revised Judicature Act of 1961, pursuant to MCL 600.3278 the borrower will be held responsible to the person who buys the property at the mortgage foreclosure sale or to the mortgage holder for damaging the property during the redemption period.
This notice is from a debt collector.
Date of notice: May 15, 2019
Trott Law, P.C.1384633
5-15, 5-22, 5-29, 6-5
State of Michigan
County of Alcona
Notice to Creditors
File No. 19-5953 DE
Estate of Betty Ann Sands, deceased
Date of birth: May 3, 1935
To all creditors:
Notice to creditors: The decedent, Betty Ann Sands, died February 7, 2019.
Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to Kevin J. Buehl, personal representative, or to both the probate court at P.O. Box 385, Harrisville, Mich. 48740 and the personal representative within four (4) months after the date of publication of this notice.
Date: May 16, 2019
Roger C. Bauer P10549
109 East Chisholm Street
Alpena, Mich. 48707
Kevin J. Buehl
13331 North MacArthur Blvd., Apt. 708
Oklahoma City, Okla. 73142
State of Michigan
23rd Judicial Circuit
Publication and Notice
of Friend of the Court
Annual Statutory Review
Annual Review of Performance Record of the Friend of the Court
Pursuant to Michigan law, the chief circuit judge annually reviews the performance record of the friend of the court. The review will be conducted on or about July 1, 2019.
This review is limited by law to the following criteria: whether the friend of the court is guilty of misconduct, neglect of statutory duty, or failure to carry out the written orders of the court relative to a statutory duty; whether the purposes of the Friend of the Court Act are being met; and whether the duties of the friend of the court are being carried out in a manner that reflects the needs of the community. Members of the public may submit written comments to the chief judge relating to these criteria. Send your written comments, with your name and address, to
Hon. Richard E. Vollbach, Jr., P46137
P.O. Box 666, Standish, Mich. 48658-0666.
The regular meeting of the Harrisville City Council was held on May 13 at the city office. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. by mayor Gehring and the "Pledge of Allegiance" was said. Present: Mayor Gehring, treasurer Keerl, clerk Pierce and council members: Peterson, Kaiser, Luenberger, Baird, Ferguson, and Thomas, attorney Cook and guests.
Motion by Ferguson, support by Luenberger, to approve the minutes of April 8, 2019. Motion carried 6-0. Motion by Baird, support by Peterson, to pay the bills in the amount of $34,768.23. Motion carried 6-0. Mayor Gehring addressed the issue of summer help applications. Will advertise on social media sites for additional applicants.
Spring Cleanup dates are May 24 and June 7. Place bundled and bagged yard waste (only) at curbside for pick up. Spring hydrant flushing took place April 22-26. All went well.
Mayor Gehring presented a bid estimate from Hartman Roofing and Maintenance for replacement of the roof at the District No. 2 Health Center (VFW hall). Motion by Baird, support by Luenberger, to put out for bid, the replacement of the shingles on the roof of the District Health Department No. 2 building on Lake Street. (VFW hall). Motion carried: 6-0.
Mayor Gehring brought forth the Michigan Regional Prosperity Initiative Funding Reinstatement: Now therefore be it resolve, that the Northeast Michigan Council of Government’s Board of Directors respectfully requests reinstatement of funds for the Regional Prosperity Initiative. Moved by Ferguson, seconded by Thomas, to approve Resolution No. 2019-03 at a regular meeting of the Harrisville City Council held on Monday, May 13, 2019 and passed by a vote of: Ayes: Luenberger, Thomas, Kaiser, Baird, Ferguson, Peterson. Nays: 0. Abstain: 0. Resolution passed 6-0.
Craftmakers’ Cabin has requested use of city property for the annual craft and vendor fair, beginning Thursday, July 4 for setup through Sunday July 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Motion by Thomas, support by Luenberger, for Craftmakers’ Cabin to use city property for the annual Fourth of July, 2019 Craft and Vendor Fair. Motion carried: 6-0.
Nancy Miller, Craftmakers’ Cabin Chairman, has requested permission from city council to purchase and place a totem pole on the south east corner of the cabin where a sign used to be. Motion by Thomas, support by Peterson, to grant permission to Craftmakers’ Cabin to purchase, through fundraising, and place a totem pole at the southeast corner of the property. Motion carried: 6-0.
Mayor Gehring discussed with council, information on the new zoning ordinances pertaining to the marijuana draft ordinances which were presented to council. The planning commission will meet at a Public Meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 6:30 for public input. The new ordinances will be published on the city’s website: harrisvillemi.org, for public access.
Reports: clerk Pierce -- OHM Engineering has agreed, with Steve Warren as representative, to be the prime professional as required in the DNR Passport Grant process for the playground project, to secure all permits and regulatory approvals needed to complete the project.
Harbor commissioner Baird -- reported two new harbor commissioner appointments. Motion by Ferguson, support by Baird, to appoint Michael Hamather and Jeff Daneworth as harbor commissioners. Motion carried: 6-0.
Harbormaster Ferguson reported on the current construction at the harbor and is assured the harbor will be able to begin pumping fuel by Wednesday, May 15. Discussion concerning public fishing off the harbor docks. Ongoing concerns were addressed. Was noted the harbor missed out being stocked with fish by the state because of the lack of public fishing availability. Mayor Gehring assured that he is committed to the issue of available public fishing at the harbor.
Planning commissioner Baird -- Baird is the liaison between the city and Harbortown Development, LLC., Rick Pender, for the housing development beginning construction on 3rd Street. House has been set and water/sewer hookups will be started this week.
Airport Co-Manager Colleen Higgins requested approval to change signatures on airport credit union account. Higgins also reported that they have made contact with the property owner whose trees are in need of being cut to allow for a clearer flight approach to the landing strip. They have also made contact with the owner of the hanger who has agreed to the demolition of the hanger.
Motion by Baird, support by Ferguson, to change signature cards of the airport account at the Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union. Keerl, C. Higgins, E. Higgins will remain on account. Motion carried: 6-0.
Assistant Fire Chief Keerl -- reported there were three fire runs and 34 medical calls. Medical First Responder Roger Klukowski responded to a life-threatening call and was able to respond in a timely manner to assist in applying his knowledge and his experience to address the seriousness of the situation.
County commissioner Johnston -- The county has been in the process of tits annual audit. Oscoda Township has been in contact with the county commission in discussion about combining its efforts with the Alcona County EMS. Johnston also shared that there is an effort to revitalize the County Economic Development Committee.
Comment cards: Monica Spears introduced herself and her business partner, Jennifer Koslow, to their new business on Main Street, the Hollyhock Emporium. It is an upscale consignment shop with clothing and accessories, along with art offerings from local artists. Welcome.
Councils' last comments -- Alderman Baird addressed website issues. Addressed audit issues. Alderman Ferguson commented on the improvement to the city compost site and how it continues to be cleared and tended to. Baird moved meeting to be adjourned. Meeting adjourned at 8:28 p.m.
Next city council meeting is June 10 at 7 p.m. at city hall.
Published prior to Council approval.
The Harrisville Township monthly board meeting was held May 14 at 7 p.m. at the township hall. The supervisor opened the meeting with the “Pledge of Allegiance.” Four guests and four board members were present, absent trustee Johnston.
From the floor, citizens expressed concerns about their road conditions. Board approved supervisor’s recommendation to suspend the reading of the clerk’s monthly minutes.
Healy/Harvey: To approve clerk’s minutes. Carried. Treasurer’s report given and reconciled with the clerk’s office. Zoning administrator had three land use permits issued. Accepted the letter from Alcona County Building Department and instructed the zoning administrator to make the county building department gets the proper permits. The Board of Appeals will have a hearing on June 22 at the township hall with the new secretary, Lawrence Spare on board. After reviewing road commission’s recommendations; Jamieson/Healy: To sign Agreement HR1902 and HR1903 to improve or construct projects on South Lake Huron Shore Drive and Crescent Road. Motion carried.
Healy/Harvey: The township will continue to assist residents with dust control by reimbursing 50 percent of their cost up to $100 per individual resident for one (1) oiling. Motion carried. (See ad in this paper).
Healy/Harvey: To upgrade the HTRA site road and ball diamond. Motion carried. Assessor to continue with tax issue. Healy/Harvey: Pay the bills. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned 8:50 p.m.
Roger D. Jamieson,
Published prior to board approval.
Alcona Township’s May board meeting was called to order with a pledge to the flag. Roll call was taken. Present: MacNeill, LaLonde, Gauthier, Bouchard and Mead. Motions to: approve bills as presented; to approve the minutes from the previous meeting; to approve financial report; to sign resolution in favor of having township elected offices appear as nonpartisan on the ballot; to allow planning commission to continue with public hearing concerning ordinance changes; to approve Hardwoods Fireworks permit; and to purchase a two-tier chair rack. All motions passed.
This synopsis published prior to board approval.
Dawn LaLonde, Clerk