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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - Village of Ortonville

NOTICE of PUBLIC HEARING

 

The Village of Ortonville will be holding a public hearing on November 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in conjunction with its regularly scheduled meeting at 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan.

 

The purpose of the hearing is to offer an opportunity for the citizens to express their ideas on community needs and project proposals concerning the use of Federal Community Development Block Grant funds for the 2018 Program Year. The meeting will also offer the opportunity for citizens to comment on past CDBG projects.

 

Any further information regarding the above public hearing may be obtained at the Village of Ortonville Municipal offices at 476 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 during the regular office hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, or by telephone (248) 627-4976.

 

 

 

Karyn E. Edwards

Village Clerk

Halloween in the Village

Trick-or-Treating 2017

 

Trick-or-Treating will take place on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Village of Ortonville. 

 

The following streets will be closed with NO TRAFFIC ALLOWED for the hour of Trick-or-Treating.

* Church Street from Mill Street to Oakwood Road

* Cedar Street from Mill Street to Ball Street

* Ball Street from Cedar Street to Church Street

 

The Village will also host its Annual Bonfire with Cider and Doughnuts at the DPW Garage on Cedar Street directly following the Trick-or-Treating

Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!!                            

 

Special Village Council Meeting

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

 

Ortonville Village Council

Will hold a Special Meeting on

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

 

Village of Ortonville Municipal Office

476 Mill Street

Ortonville, MI 48462

 

For the purposes of extending the pay schedule to December of current Interim Manager and interviewing an applicant for the open Village Manager position.

 

Posted by Village of Ortonville Clerk, Karyn Edwards

476 Mill Street | Ortonville, MI 48462 | 248-627-4976 | villageclerk@ortonvillevillage.com

 

 

This meeting is open to all members of the public under the Michigan’s Open Meetings Act.

 

Persons with disabilities, who require assistance to participate or attend this public meeting, are requested to contact the Village Clerk at 248-627-4976 at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

Special Village Council Meeting

Notice of Special Meeting

 

Ortonville Village Council

Will hold a Special Meeting

 

Monday, September 18, 2017

7:00 p.m.

 

Village of Ortonville Municipal Office

476 Mill Street

Ortonville, MI 48462

 

For the purpose of interviewing an applicant for the open Village Manager position.

 

Posted by Village of Ortonville Clerk, Karyn Edwards

476 Mill Street | Ortonville, MI 48462 | 248-627-4976 | villageclerk@ortonvillevillage.com

 

 

This meeting is open to all members of the public under the Michigan’s Open Meetings Act.

 

Persons with disabilities, who require assistance to participate or attend this public meeting, are requested to contact the Village Clerk at 248-627-4976 at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

DPW NOW HIRING

The Village Of Ortonville is looking to fill a part-time laborer position in the DPW department. If you like working outside, desire to be a team player, have a mechanical aptitude, are willing to learn and enjoy handling lawn and garden equipment, we would like to hear from you. Starting salary range of $12.00 - $14.00 per hour. A full job description and employment application are below.

 

Prior to employment, applicants:

  1. must possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License.
  2. must be eighteen years of age or older.
  3. must be willing to work overtime when called upon.
  4. must pass a physical exam including drug test with physician to be designated by the Village Manager.
  5. must pass background check.

Employee must perform jobs assigned, but not limited to:

  1. street sweeping
  2. street striping (painting)
  3. cold patching
  4. salting and sanding streets
  5. snow removal from streets, sidewalks, and parking lots.
  6. grade, gravel, mow, etc. shoulders of streets
  7. maintenance and care of culverts; some installation
  8. installation, maintenance, etc. of drains
  9. brush and limb removal
  10. litter pickup and removal
  11. sign maintenance
  12. park maintenance (includes mowing, equipment repair, emptying and care of trash receptacles, fence maintenance, etc.)
  13. cleaning, maintenance, repair, etc. of the DPW grounds and buildings
  14. sidewalk maintenance, new sidewalk construction, weed control, etc.
  15. municipal parking lot maintenance
  16. manual labor – mowing, trimming, raking, shoveling, litter
  17. skilled labor – operating heavy equipment such as trucks for snow plowing and/or back hoe; plus, mechanic work, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing work.
  18. any other projects assigned by the DPW Supervisor or the Village Manager.

                 EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Please submit applications in-person at the Village office at 476 Mill Street, Ortonville or by US Mail at PO Box 928, Ortonville MI 48462

Village of Ortonville Seeking Qualified Manager

 

JOB DESCRIPTION – VILLAGE MANAGER

Posting Extended  *Previous applicants need not reapply.

The Village Manager will be considered an employee of the Village Council, answerable directly to the Village Council. The manager shall be the administrator of the Village, responsible to the Village Council for the efficient administration of all affairs of the Village and its departments, except as specifically delegated to another officer by Act 3 of 1895, as Amended, which is our charter.

 

The Village Manager shall be responsible for:

 

  1. attending all meetings of the Council, Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals, participating, but not voting.
  2. making recommendations to the Village Personnel Committee on the employment and/or discipline of the Clerk, Treasurer and DPW Director positions, with Council having final approval.    
  3. hiring part-time or seasonal employees
  4. disciplining and/or dismissing part-time or seasonal employees with final review by the Personnel Committee.
  5. being an ex-officio member of all committees of the Village Council without a vote.
  6. preparing and administering the budget with Council’s final approval, as provided for in the Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act, Act 2, P.S. of 1968, as Amended and shall serve as finance officer.
  7. acting as the purchasing agent, except in the department of public works, in which case the DPW Director shall be the agent.
  8. making recommendations to the Council for approval of such measures as may be deemed necessary for the improvement or betterment of the Village.
  9. carrying out Village Council policies or directives.
  10. being director of personnel of the Village.
  11. being grants administrator of the Village, who actively seeks grants. 
  12. acting as a representative for the Village, whenever the need arises or at the request of the Council.
  13. acting as public relations person, which may include responding to citizen requests and/or directing them to the proper agency.
  14. being responsible for federal-revenue-sharing reporting, public hearings, etc., and shall keep updated on regulations
  15. being responsible for all correspondence to and from the Village, except that specifically designated to someone else by charter.

 

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills:

The manager must have executive abilities, including managerial and financial skills. The manager must also have administrative abilities including organizational skills and familiarity with computer software including Microsoft Office Suite. He/she will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  The ideal candidate has a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of local government administration, including organizational forms and structures, budgets, contracts, operating methods and procedures.

 

The candidate needs to exhibit a passion for serving people and be sensitive to social issues. He/she will be an enthusiastic team builder and possess the ability to confer with local, county and government officials, as well as other key individuals, to resolve problems. 

 

The ideal candidate will be familiar with ordinances, zoning and planning issues and possess a good understanding of them.  He/she should have demonstrated an ability to manage a variety of issues simultaneously, be self-motivated, proactive and prepared to show examples of his/her visionary ability.

 

Experience:

Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible senior management experience in municipal government or other governmental agencies or comparable leadership and management experience in public, nonprofit or private organizations.

Salary Range:  $40,000 - $50,000 per year with limited benefits

 

Recruitment process:

The personnel committee of the Ortonville Village Council will review applications, interview selected candidates and make recommendations to the council. Ortonville Village Council will ultimately approve the hiring of the village manager.

How to apply:

Please send your resume including references, in a sealed envelope to:

 

Village President

P.O. Box 928

Ortonville, MI 48462

 

You may also hand-deliver your sealed package to the Ortonville municipal offices,

 

476 Mill Street,

Ortonville, MI 48462

 

between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

 

Alternatively, you may email your documents to villagepresident@ortonvillevillage.com

 

Employment Application

 

DEADLINE: Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. If mailing your application, it must be postmarked no later than Thursday, August 31, 2017

NOTICE of SPECIAL JOINT ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

Village Council

Planning Commission

Downtown Development Authority

 

Monday July 17, 2017 

7:00 p.m.

 

Brandon Township Library

304 South Street, Ortonville, MI 48462

 

The Village of Ortonville will be holding a Special Joint Organizational Meeting for the purpose of identifying each Board’s purpose and short term & long term goals.

 

If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please call the Village office at

248-627-4976.

 

Posted by Karyn Edwards, Village Clerk

This meeting is open to all members of the public under the Michigan’s Open Meetings Act. Persons with disabilities, who require assistance to participate or attend this public meeting, are requested to contact the Village Clerk at 248-627-4976 at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

Village Council Special Closed Session Meeting

Wednesday, July 5, 2017  7:00 P.M.

Village of Ortonville

Municipal Office

476 Mill Street, Ortonville, MI 48462

 

The Village of Ortonville Village Council will be holding a Special Closed Session Meeting for the porpose of personnel evaluation.

If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please call the Village office at 248.627.4976.

 

Posted by K. Liz Edwards, Village Clerk
 

NOTICE of SPECIAL VILLAGE COUNCIL MEETING

The Ortonville Village Council will conduct a special budget workshop

on June 19 2017, for the purpose of reviewing the Village’s budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.

 

The meeting will be held at 7:00 P.M. at the Village Office

located at 476 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan.

 

This meeting is open to all members of the public under Michigan’s Open Meetings Act. Persons with disabilities, who require assistance to participate or attend this public meeting, are requested to contact the village clerk at 248-627-4976 at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Village offices are located at 476 Mill Street, Ortonville.

Special Village Council Closed Session Meeting

Notice of Special Village Council

Closed Session Meeting

 

Monday, June 12, 2017

7:30 p.m.

 

Village of Ortonville

Municipal Office

476 Mill Street

Ortonville, MI 48462

 

The Village of Ortonville Village Council will be holding a Special Closed Session Meeting for the purpose of: Discussion of proposed settlement offer of current Village legal matters.

 

If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please call the Village office at

248-627-4976.

 

Posted by Karyn Edwards, Village Clerk

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - Village of Ortonville

The Ortonville Village Council will conduct a public hearing on Monday June 12, 2017 regarding the proposed Village budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.

The meeting will be held at 7:00 P.M. at Brandon Township offices

395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan.

A copy of the proposed budget is attached below.

FY 2017-2018 Proposed Budget

This meeting is open to all members of the public under Michigan’s Open Meetings Act. Persons with disabilities, who require assistance to participate or attend this public meeting, are requested to contact the village clerk at 248-627-4976 at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Village offices are located at 476 Mill Street, Ortonville.

SPECIAL JOINT MEETING

Notice of Special Joint Meeting

Ortonville Village Council

Brandon Township Board

Groveland Township Board

 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

7:00 p.m.

Brandon Township Library

304 South Street, Ortonville, 48462

 

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of Agenda

 

PRESENTATION:

  1. Regional sewer concept

NEW BUSINESS:

  1. Surveying area business owners and questionnaire for a possible sewer project

CITIZEN’S COMMENTS: - Limited per person

 

Adjournment

 

This meeting is open to all members of the public under Michigan’s Open Meeting Act. Persons with disabilities, who require assistance to participate or attend this public meeting, are requested to contact the Village clerk at 2478-627-4976 at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

NOW HIRING

The Village Of Ortonville is looking to fill two part-time laborer positions in the DPW department. If you like working outside, desire to be a team player, have a mechanical aptitude, are willing to learn and enjoy handling lawn and garden equipment, we would like to hear from you. Starting salary range of $12.00 - $14.00 per hour. A full job description and employment application are below.

 

Prior to employment, applicants:

  1. must possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License.
  2. must be eighteen years of age or older.
  3. must be willing to work overtime when called upon.
  4. must pass a physical exam including drug test with physician to be designated by the Village Manager.
  5. must pass background check.

Employee must perform jobs assigned, but not limited to:

  1. street sweeping
  2. street striping (painting)
  3. cold patching
  4. salting and sanding streets
  5. snow removal from streets, sidewalks, and parking lots.
  6. grade, gravel, mow, etc. shoulders of streets
  7. maintenance and care of culverts; some installation
  8. installation, maintenance, etc. of drains
  9. brush and limb removal
  10. litter pickup and removal
  11. sign maintenance
  12. park maintenance (includes mowing, equipment repair, emptying and care of trash receptacles, fence maintenance, etc.)
  13. cleaning, maintenance, repair, etc. of the DPW grounds and buildings
  14. sidewalk maintenance, new sidewalk construction, weed control, etc.
  15. municipal parking lot maintenance
  16. manual labor – mowing, trimming, raking, shoveling, litter
  17. skilled labor – operating heavy equipment such as trucks for snow plowing and/or back hoe; plus, mechanic work, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing work.
  18. any other projects assigned by the DPW Supervisor or the Village Manager.

Application

Please submit applications in-person at the Village office at 476 Mill Street, Ortonville or by US Mail at PO Box 928, Ortonville MI 48462

PUBLIC NOTICE

Village of Ortonville

Notice of Special Meeting

Village Council Workshop

 

Monday, May 15, 2017

6:30 p.m.

Village of Ortonville Office

476 Mill Street

Ortonville, MI 48462

 

The Village of Ortonville Village Council will be holding a Special Village Council Workshop to review incomplete projects related to both the Village and the Downtown Development Authority and discuss the previously distributed draft copy of “Rules and Procedures” guidelines.

The Workshop will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 6:30 p.m. at the Village Office conference room.

If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please call the Village office at 248-627-4976.

 

 

This meeting is open to all members of the public under the Michigan’s Open Meetings Act. Persons with disabilities, who require assistance to participate or attend this public meeting, are requested to contact the Village Clerk at 248-627-4976 at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - Village of Ortonville

The Village of Ortonville will be holding a public hearing on March 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in conjunction with its regularly scheduled meeting at 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan.

 

This hearing will be regarding two proposed grant applications for the purchase of properties located in the Village for use in conjunction with the proposed Iron Belle Trail. Both properties could be incorporated into the existing Village Park. Property one is currently held by the Brandon School District, property two is located at 25 S. Church Street. 

 

Any further information regarding the above public hearing may be obtained at the Village of Ortonville Municipal offices at 476 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 during the regular office hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, or by telephone (248) 627-4976.

 

This meeting is open to the public under the Michigan Open Meetings Act.

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.  Contact the Village Offices at 248-627-4976 for further information or special accommodation.

 

 

 

Karyn E. Edwards

Village Clerk

PUBLIC NOTICE

Village of Ortonville

On February 27, 2017 the Village of Ortonville Council adopted amendments to the sign ordinance   sections 4.302 and 4.303.  A synopsis is as follows:

  • Allowing a static message for mechanical or electronic signs
  • Limiting the static message to changes no more than every ten seconds
  • Limiting the brightness to a maximum sign luminous intensity to .3 foot-candles at the face of the sign with ambient light sensors
  • Requiring a failure mode of black screen
  • Requiring written certification from manufacturer of above requirements
  • Requiring an owner to certify that the default settings with not be adjusted or reset

Further that:

  • Ground signs in the residential districts be limited in size per the table
  • And correct the wording regarding size of sign based on road speeds

A public hearing was held at the regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting on January 3, 2017 and the amendments were introduced by first reading at the Village Council meeting on January 23, 2017.  The amendments were approved by second reading at the February 27, 2017 regular Village Council meeting.  It will become effective on Monday, March 13, 2017.

A full copy of the ordinance is available for review at the Village office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you have questions regarding this posting please stop by the Village office or call 248-627-4976.

Posted by Karyn E. Edwards, Village Clerk

A link to the ordinance is below for your convenience.

/sites/default/files/sign_ordinance_adopted_2-27-2017.doc

Iron Belle Trail

Ortonville seeks funding for Iron Belle Trail connector

Ortonville Village Manager David Trent stands in the area of the proposed Church Street trailhead. ANDREA PECK — THE OAKLAND PRESS

By Andrea Peck, apeck@digitalfirstmedia.com ,, @AndreaPeck24 on Twitter

Posted: 02/10/17, 2:55 PM EST | Updated: 2 weeks, 1 day ago

The village of Ortonville is moving forward with a plan to gain funding for a segment of the Iron Belle Trail.

Village Manager David Trent said village officials applied last month for a grant through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

“We’re looking to establish a new trailhead at the corner of Church Street, across from the post office,” Trent said.

The plan could include developing a shared roadway system in the village that would accommodate for bicycles on South Street and Mill Street.

The proposed trailhead would include a bike rack, signage and some benches.

The grant would contribute $35,000 to the project, with a $5,000 in-kind contribution from the village. The village will not know until October or November if they have received the grant.

“It’s the goal of the village council to make the village more walkable, and this is one avenue we’re proceeding with,” Trent said.

The Iron Belle Trail is a proposed statewide trail system with two routes, both extending from Belle Isle in Detroit to Ironwood in the Upper Peninsula.

The township is considering four possible routes for the trail and the village would serve as a small segment of the larger trail. Brandon, Groveland and Atlas Townships are part of the proposed route for the trail.

 

 Ortonville Planning Commission Public Hearing on August 4, 2015, for Proposed Amendment to Zoning Ordinance Section 6.104

Ortonville Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting on July 27, 2015

Notice of Adoption of Resolution by Village Council Authorizing Execution of a Contract Pledging the Full Faith and Credit of the Village and Notice of Election on the Contract

Notice of Adoption of Zoning Ordinance Amendment for Accessory Building Percentage Allowable

Notice of Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment for Accessory Building Percentage Allowable