Public Notices

 



PUBLIC NOTICE
Vergennes Township

A Public Accuracy Test of the voting equipment to be used in the March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary Election will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. in the Vergennes Township Board room located at 10381 Bailey Dr., Lowell, MI 49331.

This test is conducted to demonstrate that the program and computer that will be used to tabulate the results of the election, counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law.

Heather Hoffman
Vergennes Township Clerk


NOTICE OF ELECTION
TO BE HELD ON
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020
IN THE FOLLOWING CITIES and TOWNSHIPS IN
KENT COUNTY, MICHIGAN

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NOTICE
Vergennes Township
Special Meeting

There will be a meeting of the Vergennes Township Election Commission on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 11:30 am at the township offices located at 10381 Bailey Dr., Lowell 49331.

The purpose of the meeting is to appoint Precinct Inspectors and Receiving Board members for the March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary Election.

Heather Hoffman
Vergennes Township Clerk


Public Notice
Vergennes Township
 2020 MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW
MEETING SCHEDULE

The Vergennes Township Board of Review for 2020 will be held at the

 NEW VERGENNES TOWNSHIP HALL
69 LINCOLN LAKE AVE NE, LOWELL MI 49331

on the following dates:

Organizational Meeting: Tuesday, March 3th, 9am

Appeal Hearings:
Monday, March 9th, 3:00pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, March 10th, 9:00am to 3:00pm

Meetings are by Appointment, to schedule, contact: Township Office at
616-897-5671

The Board of Review will meet additional days as deemed necessary to hear questions, protests and to equalize the 2020 assessments

By Board Resolution, residents are able to protest by letter, provided protest letter is received prior to March 5th 2020

The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class
of real property and personal property for 2020 are as follows:

                      Agricultural……………       50.08…………...0.9984
Commercial.................         45.27..................1.1044
Residential..................         47.05..................1.0626
Industrial.....................          47.16..................1.0602
Personal Property.......         50.00..................1.0000

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Notice
The Township will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon 3 days’ notice.  Contact: Tim Wittenbach – Township Supervisor at 616-897-5671


 

Special Meeting Notice
Vergennes Township
10381 Bailey Drive NE
Lowell, MI  49331
897-5671

Please take note: There will be a Special Meeting of the Vergennes Township Board on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 9:00 amin the Township Hall board room located at 10381 Bailey Dr., Lowell, Michigan.

The purpose of the meeting is to work on the formulation of the 2020-21 Township budget, sign the Resolution 2020-01 to effectuate the sale of the 19.43 acres of township owned property, and any other business that comes before the Board.

 

Heather Hoffman
Vergennes Township Clerk


VERGENNES TOWNSHIP
NOTICE OF
ORDINANCE ADOPTION
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Vergennes Township Board has adopted a Dwelling
Accommodation Ordinance at a regular Board meeting on January 20, 2020 as
summarized below.

The new ordinance # 2020-1 will provide a method where persons with a handicap or
disability can make a request for an accommodation if other Township Laws (such as
setbacks) do not allow a specific type of access for occupancy of their dwelling. A
written request will be submitted according to a list of documents and plans. The Zoning
Administrator will review requests for ramps from a dwelling to the driveway or street.
Other types of accommodations requests will be reviewed by the Township Board.
Conditions may be added onto an approval. Accommodation improvements must meet
the ADA regulations. The accommodation structure must be removed and the area
restored to the previously existing conditions when the person requiring it no longer
resides at the dwelling.

The complete text of the adopted ordinance can be reviewed at the Vergennes
Township Hall, 10381 Bailey Drive, PO Box 208, Lowell, Ml 49331 - Phone: (616)
897-5671 or on the website www.veraennestwp.ora. This ordinance takes effect 30
days after publication.

Heather Hoffman
Vergennes Township Clerk


 

NOTICE
VERGENNES TOWNSHIP

2020 MEETING SCHEDULE

All meetings are held at the Vergennes Township Hall Board Room, located at 10381 Bailey Dr., Lowell, Michigan at 7 pm.  For further information, phone 616-897-5671 or visit the township website at www.vergennestwp.org.

The Vergennes Township Regular Board Meetings for 2020 are scheduled as follows:
January 20, February 17, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 21

The Planning Commission Meetings for 2020 are scheduled as follows:
January 6, February 3, May 4, August 10, December 7

The Annual Meeting of the Electors will be held at 6:30 pm on March 16, prior to the Regular Board Meeting.

The Zoning Board of Appeals meets as required or requested.

Heather Hoffman
Vergennes Township Clerk