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PAGE 2                                                         ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS OF MICHIGAN                                        November 24, 2022

                                     INKSTER - ROMULUS - SUMPTER
                                      INKSTER - ROMULUS - SUMPTER

        Person of the Year                                                                                                           Happy trails

        nominations sought                                                                                                           Sumpter Township officials
                                                                                                                                     were among those across
                                                                                                                                     the country who celebrated
                                                                                                                                     National Take a Hike Day
                                                                                                                                     earlier this month with invit-
                                                                                                                                     ing photos of Crosswinds
           The 36th Person of the Year will be  spring, 2023, chamber officials said.                                                Marsh. The new township
        named in Romulus next spring.            An online nomination form is avail-                                                 Facebook page features
           Nominations for the honor will be   able at                                                     photos of the 7.5 miles of
        accepted by the Greater Romulus        Completed forms can be mailed to the                                                  trails in the marsh, three of
        Chamber of Commerce until Dec. 8 by    chamber office at 11189 Shook road,                                                   which are designated for
        mail, email, in person or online. No   Suite 200, Romulus, MI 48174.                                                         hiking and pedestrian only.
        nominations postmarked or received     Additional nomination forms are also                                                  The post noted that
        after Dec. 8 will be considered for the  available at the chamber office.                                                    Michigan has more than
        honor.                                   Nomination are open to the public                                                   13,400 miles of state desig-
           The criteria for the nominees are   although the nominator must submit a                                                  nated multi use trails while
        individuals that have made significant  contact telephone number or email                                                    hiking only trails make up
                                                                                                                                     4,020 of those. Michigan is
        contributions to                       address. Nominees do not have to be a                                                 also one of seven states
           Romulus and residents of the com-   resident of Romulus but must meet the                                                 that host the North Country
        munity. Nominations should include a   criteria of having made a significant con-                                            Trail, which totals 4,800
        biographical synopsis should stating rea-  tribution to the city.                                                            miles. Like most other
        sons the nominee should be honored as    Nominations will be reviewed by a                                                   municipalities, Sumpter
        the Person of the Year. The award pres-  committee chosen by the members of                                                  Township Hall will be closed
        entation ceremony will take place in   the Romulus Chamber of Commerce.                                                      today and tomorrow to cel-
                                                                                                                                     ebrate the Thanksgiving
                                                                                                                                     holiday. To access the new
           Promoted                                                                                                                  Sumpter        Township
                                                                                                                                     Facebook page, go to:
           The Romulus Police                                                                                              
           Department recently cel-                                                                                                  sumptertownship
           ebrated the promotion of
           the newest captain on
           the force, Nicole Harris.
           Harris is a life-long resi-
           dent of the city, born and
           raised in Romulus,
           according to an official                                                                    CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF NORTHVILLE
           announcement from the                                                                  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS – PUBLIC HEARING
           department. According                                                                              December 14, 2022 – 7:00 PM
           to Police Chief Robert
           Pfannes, Harris has                                                        The Zoning Board of  Appeals (ZBA) will hold a public hearing at the Northville  Township
                                                                                      Municipal Office Building, located at 44405 Six Mile Road, Northville MI. The ZBA will consider
           steadily taken on more                                                     a variance request to Chapter170, Zoning Ordinance as follows:
           responsibility and com-
           petitively risen through                                                   •  39827 Golfview Dr.- Article 18.1 - Schedule of Regulations
           the ranks. He said the                                                     •  Northeast corner of Napier & 5 Mile Rd., Parcel 77 071 99 0002 701 - Article 26.1(D) off street
           entire department was                                                         parking and loading/unloading
           proud of Harris' accom-                                                    •  44711 6 Mile Rd. - Article 31.5(A)(1)(c) - Fences in Residential Districts
           plishments and congrat-                                                    •  40941 8 Mile Rd. - Article 37.11(B) - Temporary Uses, Events, Structures and Buildings
           ulated her on her new
           rank.                                                                      The public is invited to attend this public hearing and express their comments or ask questions. Plans
                                                                                      are available for viewing at the Township between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
                                                                                      Written comments will be received by the ZBA at 44405 Six Mile Road, Northville, MI 48168 no
                                                                                      later than 12:00 PM on the day of the above meeting.
                                                                                      Paul Slatin, Chair
                                                                                      Zoning Board of Appeals

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        Funeral donations needed

           Inkster community officials are asking  "I came home to find my house smokey
        the public to help with the funeral costs of  and dark," said Hall. "When I walked in
        two teens killed in a house fire last month.  the house, I couldn't see, I used the light
           The teens, Alex Hall, 17, and his dis-  on my phone, and I could see my son on
        abled 15-year-old brother, Anthony, were  the couch, and I realized there had been a
        unable to escape the fire and smoke at  fire. My other son was in his bedroom."
        their home on Florence Street in Inkster.  In an effort to help with the funeral
        Authorities have ruled the cause of the  costs for the teens, a GoFundMe page has
        fire as accidental. The boys were discov-  been established. Last week, more than
        ered by their mother, Shannon Hall, when  213 donations had been pledged to help
        she arrived home from work, officials  Hall and $14,690 of the needed $50,000
        said.                                  had been donated.

                                      November 7, 2022
            Romulus City Hall Council Chambers, 11111 Wayne Rd, Romulus, MI 48174

         The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m. by Mayor Pro-Tem John Barden.
         Pledge of Allegiance
         Roll Call
              Present: Kathy Abdo, John Barden, Celeste Roscoe, Tina Talley, William Wadsworth, Eva Webb
              Absent / Excused:
              Administrative Officials in Attendance:
              Robert McCraight, Mayor
              D'Sjonaun Hockenhull, Deputy Clerk
              Administrative Staff in Attendance:
              Julie Wojtylko - Chief of Staff; Colleen Dumas-McKay - Recreation Director
         1. Agenda
            A.  Moved by Tina Talley, seconded by Kathy Abdo to accept the agenda as presented.
                Motion Carried Unanimously
         2. Minutes
            A.  Res. #22-273 Moved by William Wadsworth, seconded by Tina Talley to approve the Minutes
                from the Regular Meeting held on Monday, October 24, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.
                Roll Call Vote: Ayes - Barden, Talley, Wadsworth
                Nays - None      Abstain - Abdo, Roscoe, Webb
                Motion Carried. Motion Failed - not passed by majority of votes by Council-Elect per City
            B.  Res. # 22-274 Moved by William Wadsworth, seconded by Tina Talley to approve the Minutes
                from the Special Meeting - Executive Session held on Monday, October 24, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. to
                discuss an attorney's opinion.
                Roll Call Vote: Ayes - Barden, Talley, Wadsworth, Webb
                Nays - None    Abstain - Abdo, Roscoe   Motion Carried.
         3. Petitioner - None
         4. Chairperson's Report, John Barden, Mayor Pro-Tem
            A.  Moved by Celeste Roscoe, seconded by Tina Talley to accept the Chairperson's Report.
                Motion Carried Unanimously.
         5. Mayor's Report - Robert A. McCraight, Mayor - Please see Clerk's Office for complete copy of Minutes
         6. Clerk's Report - Ellen L. Craig-Bragg, Clerk - Please see Clerk's Office for complete copy of Minutes
            A.  Res. #22-275 Moved by Eva Webb, seconded by Celeste Roscoe to approve the Second Reading
                and Final Adoption of Budget Amendment 22/23-8 in the amount of $177,000.00 to recognize
                revenue and corresponding expenditures for the engineering design for Wayne Road Sidewalks.
                Motion Carried Unanimously
         7. Treasurer's Report - Stacy Paige, Treasurer
            A.  Res. #22-276 Moved by Eva Webb, seconded by Kathy Abdo to adopt the Depository Resolution
                as provided by City Treasurer, Stacy Paige. Motion Carried Unanimously
         8. Public Comment - None
         9. Unfinished Business - Please see Clerk's Office for complete copy of Minutes
         10. New Business - None
         11. Communication - Please see Clerk's Office for complete copy of Minutes
         12. Adjournment
                Moved by William Wadsworth, seconded by Eva Webb to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 p.m.
                Motion Carried Unanimously.

         I, Ellen L. Craig-Bragg, Clerk for the City of Romulus, Michigan do hereby certify the foregoing to be a true
         copy of the minutes of the regular meeting of the Romulus City Council held on November 7, 2022.

         Ellen L. Craig-Bragg, City Clerk
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