Public Notices

 

The City of Ithaca is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 


 

Notice of Public Hearing

 

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE – CITY OF ITHACA

Amendment to the Code of Ordinances

 

Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Ithaca, in the County of Gratiot, in the State of Michigan, as follows:

 

Ordinance Chapter 40: Zoning; Article 31 Board of Appeals, including every amendment heretofore passed is hereby amended.  The City of Ithaca shall certify to the adoption of this Ordinance and this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force on October 23, 2017.  A complete copy of the amended ordinance is posted at the Ithaca City Hall, 129 W. Emerson Street, Ithaca, Michigan 48847 and may be found on the City of Ithaca website at www.ithacami.com.

 

Passed by the City of Ithaca, City Council at a regular meeting held on October 3, 2017.

 

Barbara Fandell

Clerk-Treasurer

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE – CITY OF ITHACA

Amendment to the Code of Ordinances

 

Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Ithaca, in the County of Gratiot, in the State of Michigan, as follows:

 

Ordinance Chapter 12: Community Development, Article II Downtown Development Authority; Sections 12-33 Downtown Development Authority Board, including every amendment heretofore passed is hereby amended.  The City of Ithaca shall certify to the adoption of this Ordinance and this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force on October 23, 2017.  A complete copy of the amended ordinance is posted at the Ithaca City Hall, 129 W. Emerson Street, Ithaca, Michigan 48847 and may be found on the City of Ithaca website at www.ithacami.com.

 

Passed by the City of Ithaca, City Council at a regular meeting held on October 3, 2017.

 

Barbara Fandell

City Clerk-Treasurer

 


 


 

 

Boards and Commission Notices

 

If you would like to give a few hours of your time and expertise, we would like to hear from you!  The people of Ithaca are what make this a great community and help it to run efficiently.  The City is currently accepting letters of interest for 
appointments to the following Boards and Commissions.  Please submit letters of interest to City Clerk Barb Fandell by Noon, May 12, 2017(Letters will be accepted until positions are filled).   Letters can be dropped off or mailed to City Hall or emailed to clerk@ithacami.com

Planning Commission
3 positions: 3-year term, 1 position: 2-year term, 1 position: 1-year term 
   Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 7:00 PM
Downtown Development Authority
4 positions: (2: 3-year terms, 1: 2-year term and 1: 1-year term)
   Meets Quarterly, 2nd Monday @ Noon
Board of Review 
1 position:  3-year term
   Meets March, July and December
Thompson Home Public Library Board
1 position:  5-year term
   Meets 3rd Wednesday of all even months @ 4:30pm

The Library Board and Planning Commission each have one position that may be filled by a person who is not an elector of the City.

 
Elected City Council positions: 
Each odd year, the electors of the City vote for their elected officials for the City Council.
 
 The positions are the Mayor (2-year term) and
City Councilperson (3 positions:  4-year terms) 
 
 To be eligible for these positions, you must be;
1.) An elector of the City;
2.) Shall have been a resident of the City for a period of not less than one year preceding the date of the election
3.) Must have such qualifications at the time of his/her appointment.
The City shall not have power to give any official position to one who is in default to the City. 
 
The deadline for petition filing was April 25,  2017. 
 
The City of Ithaca is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

NOTICE OF NOXIOUS WEED AND TALL GRASS CONTROL

 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF NOXIOUS WEED AND TALL GRASS CONTROL

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Ithaca City Charter (Chapter II, Section A., 2.a.) and the International Property Maintenance Code (Section 302.4) provides that all noxious weeds and grasses be controlled to not exceed eight (8) inches of height on any property in the City of Ithaca.  The codes require all property owners to keep their grasses and noxious weeds to be trimmed to be in compliance with these codes.  Any grasses or weeds that are fond to be in violation of the codes may be trimmed by the City if the owner has not cut the weeds and grasses after proper notification to the owner. 

 

THE CITY OF ITHACA hereby notifies all property owners, tenants and the public that noxious weeds and grasses shall be eradicated by cutting them and keeping them to a height of less than eight (8) inches.  Weeds and grasses not cut by May 1, 2017 will be cut by the City as many times as shall be necessary, and the owner of the property upon which such noxious weeds and grasses are found shall be charged with the cost thereof and the City shall have a lien against the land for the amount thereof.  Refusal to destroy noxious weeds and cut grasses are a municipal infraction punishable by a civil fine pursuant to the provisions of Section 1-7 of the Ithaca Code of Ordinances.

 

Barbara Fandell
Ithaca City Clerk
 

 

Election Notices

 

 

 

CITY OF ITHACA
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION AND LAST DAY OF REGISTRATION TO VOTE
 

 

Notice of Election is hereby given to the Qualified Electors of the City of Ithaca, Michigan that the General Election of the City of Ithaca will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017  from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Take further notice that the following are to be voted on:    

 

  Offices of:      Mayor 

                          Councilpersons (3 positions)

 

Sample ballots are available at the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall after September 23, 2017.

 

Voting will take place at the Ithaca Community Center, 120 N. Maple Street, Ithaca, Michigan 48847.  Absentee ballots are available from the City Clerk after September 23, 2017.

 

Notice of the last day of registration to the Electors of the City of Ithaca, Gratiot County, Michigan.

 

The last day on which persons may register in order to be eligible to vote at the City General Election to be held on November 7, 2017 is October 10, 2017.  Persons may register with the City Clerk Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm at the Ithaca City Hall located at 129 W. Emerson St, Ithaca, Michigan.

 

Persons may also register at any Secretary of State Branch office, County or City Clerk’s office of your residence or obtain the registration form online at www.michigan.gov/vote  
 
 
Persons who are 17 years of age, and who will be 18 years of age on or before Election day, may register to vote and must do so by the October 10th deadline in order to vote in the November General Election.
 
 

Barbara Fandell

City Clerk-Treasurer


 

 


CITY OF ITHACA
Notice of Election Equipment Testing

 

                                                        

Notice is hereby given that the Public Accuracy Test for the November 7, 2017 General Election will be held Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 2:00pm.   Testing will be conducted at the City of Ithaca Community Center located at 120 N Maple Street, Ithaca, MI 48847.

 

The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that the computer equipment and programs that will be used to count and tabulate the votes cast at the election are done so in the manner prescribed by law.
 
The State of Michigan has partnered with the local units and has purchased new election equipment.  The new equipment will be used during this election.

 

Barbara Fandell

City Clerk-Treasurer

 

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