FOR SALE:

Central Boiler Certified Classic Edge outdoor furnaces. Exceptional performance and value. Call today! Gauthier Heating & Cooling (989) 471-2478.


For sale or trade beautiful new love seat still in plastic. Unable to use due to remodel in progress. Has soft fabric and mixed dark brown colors with no specific pattern. $700 paid asking $650 or best offer. Also older wood stove available $300 or best offer. Cash sale only. Located in Tawas. 989-254-3644 leave a message.

BINGO:

Mikado Goodfellows Bingo every Monday 6:30 p.m. at Mikado Civic Center.. Hot ball, Bingo ball, milk money and winner take all game. All proceeds to charity.

SALES:

 A Cherished Things Event. 109 E. Third St, Harrisville Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Complete house and garage. Something for everyone, sleeper sofa, two bunk beds (twin), two pine handmade corner cabinets. Lots of miscellaneous!

 

HELP WANTED:

Help wanted roofers and laborers Hartman Roofing and Maintenance 989-739-7923.

LEGAL NOTICES:

Curtis Township Board of Review Notice

The Curtis Township March Board of Review will meet on Monday, March 11, 2024 from 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2024 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

for the purpose of hearing protests of assessments, taxable value, property classification, or qualified agricultural exemptions. The organizational meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 2 p.m.

No protests are allowed at the organizational meeting. The appeal meetings for: Curtis Township will be held at: Curtis Twp Fire Hall at 5019 Bamfield Rd., Glennie, MI. Written appeals must be received by March 7, 2024. APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED. Please call 989-734-3555 to schedule an appointment.

The tentative equalization ratios and multiplier for Curtis Township are as follows:

Ratio Multiplier:

Agricultural 0.4422 1.13071

Commercial 0.4827 1.03584

Industrial 0.4425 1.12994

Residential 0.3873 1.29099

Timber Cut Over NA NA

Developmental NA NA

Personal Property 0.5000 1.00000


PUBLIC NOTICE

2024 MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW

HAYNES TOWNSHIP

3930 E McNeil Road, Lincoln, MI 48742

An organizational meeting will be held on Tuesday March 5th at 1pm to allow the Board of Review members to examine the assessment roll. No appeals will be heard at this time.

Public Protests will be heard at the Haynes Township Hall

Monday, March 11th from 9am to 5pm.

And Tuesday, March 12th from 5pm to 9pm

Protests may be filed in writing by letter or electronic address. They must be received by March 11th, 2024, Protests must include a signed Form #618 L-4035 Petition to the Board of Review. Forms can be requested or downloaded from Michigan.gov

Mail to: 4478 M 32 W Alpena MI 49707

Email to: haynes.twp.assessor@gmail.com

 

Appearing below are the recommended Tentative Equalization Ratios and Estimated Multipliers as provided by Alcona Equalization Department.

RATIOS MULTIPLIERS

AGRICULTURAL 52.78 0.94733

COMMERCIAL 37.86 1.32066

INDUSTRIAL N/A N/A

RESIDENTIAL 42.11 1.18737

TIMBER CUTOVER N/A N/A

DEVELOPMENTAL N/A N/A

PERSONAL PROPERTY 50.00 1.00000

American with Disabilities (ADA) Notice

The Township will provide necessary and reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon 7-day notice.

Contact the assessor at (989)464-5557

Sarah Gohl

Haynes Township Assessor


2024 BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE

Harrisville Township

114 S. Poor Farm Road, Harrisville, MI 48740

The Harrisville Township Board of Review for 2024 will be held at the Harrisville Township Hall, 114 S. Poor Farm Road on the following dates:

March 12, 2024 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

March 14, 2024 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

An organizational meeting will be held March 5, 2024 at 8:00 a.m. to examine the assessment roll. No appeals will be taken at this meeting. Residents are able to protest by letter, provided protest letter is received prior to March 14, 2024.

The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class of real property and personal property for 2024 are as follows:

Ratio Multiplier

Agricultural 49.99 1.00000

Commercial 49.89 1.00000

Industrial 49.93 1.00000 Residential 49.86 1.00000

Personal Property 50.00 1.00000

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Notice

The Township will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon seven-day notice. Contact: Supervisor Chad Spitznagel at 989-335-1960.


MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW FOR GUSTIN TOWNSHIP

Gustin Township Hall, 113 S Second St, Lincoln MI 48742

Monday, March 11at 1:30 until 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 12 at 1:30 until 7:30 p.m.

Written protests should be mailed to PO Box 25, Lincoln MI 48742 no later than 3/5/24.

An organizational meeting will be held on March 5, 2024 @5:30 p.m. at the hall to examine the Assessment Roll. NO APPEALS WILL BE TAKEN AT THIS MEETING. Appearing below are the tentative Equalization Ratios as provided by the Alcona Equalization Department.

RATIOS MULTIPLIERS

Agricultural 46.65 1,07181

Commercial 43.62 1.14626

Industrial 45.01 1.11086

Residential 40.76 1.22669

Personal Property 50.00 1.00000

Prepared and published in accordance with Act No. 165 of 1981, being section 211.34A of Michigan General Property Tax Law.

Consult our WEBSITE for any forms regarding issues you may need for the meeting, The Township will provide any necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the BOR meeting upon seven day notice per the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)

Contact Pamela Ashford, township supervisor, at 989 736-8312 or 989 335-3056 with questions or concerns.


2024 Board of Review Notice

Alcona Township

5576 N. US-23 Black River, Mich. 48721

The Alcona Township Board of Review for 2024 will be held at the Alcona Township Hall, 5576 N. US-23, Black River, on the following dates: Monday, March 11, 2024– 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.; Tuesday, March 12, 2024 – 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Residents can protest by letter, provided protest letter is received prior to March 11, 2024

An organizational meeting will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 3:30 p.m. to examine the assessment roll. No appeals will be taken at this meeting.

The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class of real property and personal property for 2024 provided by the Alcona Equalization Department are as follows.

Ratio Multiplier

Agriculture 42.61 1.17343

Commercial 44.30 1.12867

Industrial 45.78 1.09218

Residential 41.47 1.20569

Timber Cutover N/A N/A

Developmental N/A N/A

Personal Property 50.00 1.00000

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Notice The township will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon seven days’ notice. Contact Sarah Gohl, Assessor (989) 464-5557 or alconatownshipassessor@yahoo.com


2024 Board of Review Notice

Hawes Township

VFW Post 8135, 2120 Trask Lake Road, Barton City, MI 48705 The Hawes Township Board of Review for 2024 will be held at the VFW Post, 2120 Trask Lake Road on the following dates:

March 11, 2024 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.

March 15, 2024 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

An organizational meeting will be held March 5, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. to examine the assessment roll. No appeals will be taken at this meeting. Residents are able to protest by letter, provided protest letter is received prior to March 15, 2024.

The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class of real property and personal property for 2024 are as follows:

Ratio Multiplier

Agricultural 49.96 1.00000

Industrial 49.99 1.00000

Residential 50.00 1.00000

Personal Property 50.00 1.00000

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Notice

The Township will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon seven-day notice. Contact: Supervisor Rodney Cordes at 989-736-8460.


2024 Board of Review Notice

City of Harrisville

City Clerk’s Office, 200 Fifth Street, Harrisville, MI 48740

The City of Harrisville Board of Review for 2024 will be held at the City Clerk’s Office, 200 Fifth Street on the following dates:

March 12, 2024 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.

March 14, 2024 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

An organizational meeting will be held March 5, 2024 at 10:15 a.m. to examine the assessment roll. No appeals will be taken at this meeting. Residents are able to protest by letter, provided protest letter is received prior to March 14, 2024.

The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class of real property and personal property for 2024 are as follows:

Ratio Multiplier

Commercial 49.97 1.00000

Industrial 49.85 1.00000

Residential 49.99 1.00000

Personal Property 50.00 1.00000

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Notice

The City will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon seven-day notice. Contact: Barbara Pierce at City Clerk’s Office, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mon - Friday at 989-724-6666.

 


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2024 Board of Review Notice

Millen Township

VFW POST 8135, 2120 Trask Lake Road, Barton City, MI 48705

The Millen Township Board of Review for 2024 will be held at the VFW POST 8135, 2021 Trask Lake Rd on the following dates:

March 11, 2024 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.

March 15, 2024 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

An organizational meeting will be held March 5, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. to examine the assessment roll. No appeals will be taken at this meeting.

Residents are able to protest by letter, provided protest letter is received prior to March 15, 2024.

The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class of real property and personal property for 2024 are as follows:

Ratio Multiplier

Agricultural 49.86 1.00000

Commercial 49.50 1.00000

Residential 49.72 1.00000

Personal Property 50.00 1.00000

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Notice

The Township will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon seven-day notice. Contact: Supervisor Russell Smith at

231-357-2426.


2024 Board of Review Notice

Mitchell Township

6849 W Tower Road, Curran, MI 48728

The Mitchell Township Board of Review for 2024 will be held at the Mitchell Township Hall, 6849 Tower Road on the following dates:

March 11, 2024 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

March 13, 2024 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

An organizational meeting will be held March 5, 2024 at 1:30 p.m. to examine the assessment roll. No appeals will be taken at this meeting. Residents are able to protest by letter, provided protest letter is received prior to March 13, 2024.

The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class of real property and personal property for 2024 are as follows:

Ratio Multiplier

Agricultural 49.93 1.00000

Commercial 49.98 1.00000

Industrial 49.90 1.00000

Residential 49.94 1.00000

Personal Property 50.00 1.00000

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Notice

The Township will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon seven-day notice. Contact: Supervisor Carla Brimm at 989-848-2401.


Attention homeowner: If you are a military service member on active duty, if your period of active duty has concluded less than 90 days ago, or if you have been ordered to active duty, please contact the attorney for the party foreclosing the mortgage at the telephone number stated in this notice.

Notice of Foreclosure

by Advertisement

Notice is given under section 3212 of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.3212, that the following mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at a public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash or cashier’s check at the place of holding the circuit court in Alcona County, starting promptly at 10 a.m. on March 27, 2024.

The amount due on the mortgage may be greater on the day of the sale. Placing the highest bid at the sale does not automatically entitle the purchaser to free and clear ownership of the property. A potential purchaser is encouraged to contact the county register of deeds office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge a fee for this information.

Default has been made in the conditions of a mortgage made by Timothy M. Krisan, a single man, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for lender and lenders successors and/or assigns, mortgagee, dated January 24, 2007 and recorded January 30, 2007 in Liber 438, page 1329 Alcona County records, Michigan. Said mortgage is now held by Towd Point Mortgage Trust 2017-1, U.S. Bank National Association, as indenture trustee, by assignment.

There is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of sixty-one thousand eight hundred eighty-two and 46/100 dollars ($61,882.46).

Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage and the statute in such case made and provided, notice is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at public vendue at the place of holding the circuit court within Alcona County, Michigan at 10 a.m. on March 27, 2024.

Said premises are located in the Township of Harrisville, Alcona County, Michigan, and are described as:

That part of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 14, T26N, R9E, described as: commencing at a point 769 rods 22 feet east and 2 rods south of the northwest corner of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 14, said point being marked with a cement stake 5x5 determining right of way of the quarter line road and US-23 highway; thence south parallel with US-23, 504 feet to an iron stake, thence west at right angles to US-23, 200 feet; thence south parallel with said US-23 highway 66 feet; thence east at right angles to said US-23 highway 200 feet; thence north parallel with said US-23 highway 66 feet to the place of beginning, except US-23 highway right of way.

298 South US-23, Harrisville, Mich. 48740

The redemption period shall be six months from the date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in accordance with MCLA §600.3241a, in which case the redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of such sale.

If the property is sold at foreclosure sale, 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 damage to the property during the redemption period.

Dated: February 7, 2024

File No. 23-011007

Firm name: Orlans PC

Firm address: 1650 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, Mich. 48084

Firm phone number: (248) 502-1400

2-7, 2-14, 2-21, 2-28


The regular meeting of the Harrisville City Council for February 12 was held at the city office. The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. by mayor Gehring and the "Pledge of Allegiance" was said.

Roll call: Kaiser, Mason, Schwanz, Vanderheuel. Absent: Bean, Bauermeister. Present: Mayor Gehring, treasurer Luenberger, clerk Pierce and guests.

Motion by Kaiser, support by Schwanz to approve the agenda. Motion carried: 4-0. Motion by Vanderheuel, support by Schwanz to approve the minutes of January 16. Motion carried 4-0.

Motion by Mason, support by Kaiser to pay the bills in the amount of $45,894.67. Motion carried 4-0.

Guest Tom Reiff addressed council as to the new State of Michigan law concerning the administration of marijuana licensing money and how to allocate it to specific city funds within parameters of the law. Mr. Reiff offered his services to the city going forward. Discussion.

Mayor Gehring reopened discussion about council adopting Zoom meeting availability for the community. Aldermen Schwanz and Vanderheuel offered their information on transitioning to a gmail account for the members of the council, the city and the DPW. This transition would also include Google Meets capabilities. Motion by Schwanz, support by Vanderheuel to terminate affiliation with Ionos as the provider of the city mail account and transition to a gmail account. Motion carried: 4-0.

Mayor Gehring updated council on the current disc golf project supported by Lane Schwanz, planning commission chairman. Discussion.

Motion by Mason, support by Vanderheuel to table the discussion to the March city council meeting. Motion carried: 4-0.

Inspiration Alcona has requested rental of the Harbor Pavilion for Fridays, beginning June 14 through September 6 from 6-8 PM. Discussion. Motion by Mason, support by Vanderheuel to table discussion of the Harbor Pavilion rental to the March city council meeting. Motion carried: 4-0.

Motion by Mason, support by Kaiser, to set the Tax Board of Review dates as follows: Organizational meeting: March 5 at 10:15 a.m. March 12 from 3 to 9 p.m. March 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 16 at 9 a.m. (if needed). December 10 at 9 a.m. (if needed). Motion carried: 4-0.

Mayor Gehring recommended setting the 2024/2025 General Fund Budget Annual Truth and Taxation Hearing for March 11. Hearing to begin at 6:05 p.m. Clerk to publish notices. Motion by Schwanz, support by Vanderheuel to set the General Fund Budget and Truth and Taxation Hearing for March 11 at 6:05 p.m. Motion carried: 4-0. Clerk to publish notice.

Clerk Pierce informed council that the presidential primary will be held for in-person voting at City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Absent voter ballots are available through Monday, Feb. 26 during regular office hours of 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The clerk will be at City Hall Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for absent voter ballot requests. Early, in-person voting, will be available for nine days prior to the presidential primary. It will begin Saturday, Feb. 17 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Sunday, Feb. 25 at the Alcona County Building. Access to the building will be through the front doors with a digital sign in upon entry. The voting will be conducted downstairs in the county commissioners room.

The elected offices of city mayor, treasurer and clerk, as well as one seat of Alderman for Wards I, II, and III will be on the August 6 state and local primary ballot. You must be a resident and registered voter of the city to obtain an affidavit of identity and a nominating petition to be eligible to run for these offices. Call the city office with any questions at (989) 724-6666. The deadline for submission of these petitions is Tuesday, April 23 by 4 p.m.

Treasurer Luenberger will be available at her home office, (989) 724-6804, on February 14 and February 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for payment of winter city taxes.

Planning commission liaison Schwanz reported there will be a regularly scheduled planning commission meeting at city hall on Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Fire chief Dan Klukowski addressed council with a request increase the budget and to raise volunteer firefighter and Medical First Responder’s per diem to $30 per run. County Commissioner Johnston addressed the Presque Isle Electric and Gas Co-op initiative to deploy broadband Internet access for rural areas. Sheriff Scott Stephenson reported on the department events which the deputies have responded to in the last month.

Comment cards: Tim Slezeck presented a proposal for a recreational fishery and reported on the work and dedication of members of the community. Monica Spears commented that the new street lights look amazing. She asked that the DPW workers drive slower as they plow snow on the street. She also led a discussion concerning seasonal banners to decorate Main Street. Ed Chrumka asked for an update on the lagoon project.

Alderman Kaiser asked about the proposed project to replace the large spruce tree at the corner of US-23 and M-72. Mayor Gehring said that this project is in the process of going forward. Alderman Mason asked about city garbage cans getting emptied. Motion by Vanderheuel, support by Schwanz to adjourn. Adjourned at 7:35 p.m. Published prior to council approval.


The Caledonia Township Board's regular meeting was held February 14 at 7 p.m. During regular meeting, motion passed to pay bills. Motion passed to approve minutes January 10 for regular meeting and January 24 special meeting. Motion approved to sign letter of support for PIE&G, to hire Myer Lawn Care for lawn mowing, and to hire JDR for hall projects. Motion passed for budget hearing and Truth and Taxation Hearing for March 13 at 6:30 p.m. Adjourn at 7:47 p.m.

Synopsis is being printed prior to board approval.

Cindy Smith

Township Clerk

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