Archive | March, 2018

Brush and Limb Chipping Begins April 2nd

Brush and limb chipping will begin the week of April 2.
Please remember:
-Brush shall be placed in the front yard at the edge of the public street or alley.
-No limbs larger than 4 inches in diameter will be accepted.
-Piles of brush should be stacked neat and orderly and under four feet in height.
-Please limit length of pile to no more then ten feet in length (per month) to allow DPW time to chip entire village.
-No vines or loose leaves will be accepted.
-No whole tree chipping or lot clearing will be accepted.
-Brush intertwined with plastics will not be accepted.
-Lawn bag are available for purchase at the village office.

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Village Offices Closed March 30, Good Friday

In observance of Good Friday the Edmore Village Office will be closed on Friday, March 30th. The drop box is always available and water/sewer payments will be posted the next the business day. Village office will be reopen 9:00am on Monday, April 2nd. If you have a water emergencies or critical situation that requires the Edmore Department of Public Works please call the Montcalm County Central Dispatch at 989-831-5253 and ask that the Edmore on-call DPW employee to be paged.

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DPW Reminds Residents To Protect Sewer System

The Village of Edmore DPW would like to remind residents that only three items should be flushed down the drain; #1, #2 and toilet paper. All other material is not made to flush smoothly through the sewer system. Please help keep the Village sewer system flowing smoothly by not flushing anything else down the toilet. Unfortunately, some items marketed as “flushable” have become a threat to residential and municipal sewer systems, causing expensive clogs and messy sewage back up in homes and businesses. “Clogged pumps have a tough time pumping waste to the sanitary sewer system when
they are clogged with ‘flushable’ wipes,” said Andy Andersen, Edmore DPW Supervisor. “Flushable’ wipes are not made to be flushed and can cause costly sewage backups into people’s basements.” If you must use a “wet wipe” instead of toilet paper, please dispose of them in the garbage. Remember, the only thing you should ever flush down a toilet is #1, #2 and toilet paper.
And keep in mind: “No Wipes Down the Pipes”

No Wipes Down the Pipes Press Release 3.12.18

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Notice of Public Hearing for April 9 @ 6:00pm

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
FOR ADOPTING ORDINANCES
VILLAGE OF EDMORE
MONTCALM COUNTY
Notice is hereby given that the Village of Edmore Council will hold a special meeting and public hearing at the Curtis Community Building, 209 S. Sheldon Street,
Edmore, MI 48829 at 6:00pm on Monday, April 9, 2018 to take public comment on the following:
2018-1 “Special Assessment Ordinance”
All interested persons are invited to attend said hearing and be heard. Additional information may be obtained from Edmore Village Office, 209 S. Sheldon Street, Edmore, MI 48829, during regular business hours – 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.

Copies of the ordinance are also available for review at the Home Township Library and here – Special Assessment Ordinance Draft

For more information on Special Assessment Districts and Special Assessments Please refer to the Citizen’s Guide to Special Assessments which are also available at the Home Township Library and here- Citizens Guide to Special Assessments

To learn more about if you can qualify for Special Assessment Deferment Please Click Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Deferred Special Assessments

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DDA Meeting March 21 @ 6:00pm

Please take notice that the Edmore Downtown Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Monday March 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Curtis Community Building located at 209 S. Sheldon Street, Edmore, MI 48829.

The Edmore DDA will discuss the Edmore Marketplace project, downtown improvements and recommendation for a candidate for the position of Marketplace Manager/DDA Director.

The public will have the opportunity to make comments at the meeting and may submit written comments in advance. Comments should be addressed to: The Village of Edmore, PO Box 170, Edmore, MI 48829. This notice is given in compliance with Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of Michigan, 1976. Special accommodations for persons with handicapping conditions who plan to attend the meeting will be provided if such persons will contact the Village of Edmore office at 989-427-5641 in advance of the meeting.

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