CITY OF WATERVLIET

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Watervliet City Commission will hold a public hearing at
 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Watervliet City Hall, 158 W. Pleasant St. Watervliet MI 49098.

The purpose of this hearing is to discuss the 2017-2018 City’s Proposed Budget. The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing.


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City Commission Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.


CITY HALL WILL BE CLOSED ON MAY 29, 2017 TO OBSERVE MEMORIAL DAY

    11:00 a.m.  Parade 
The parade starts at the water tower, goes down main street and ends at the Watervliet City Cemetery.  Guest Speaker this year is City Manager Michael Uskiewicz.




2017

CITY WIDE CLEAN-UP
MAY 15th - 22nd






PUBLIC NOTICE
TO THE RESIDENTS OF
THE CITY OF WATERVLIET
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED

THE CITY HAS ADOPTED PUBLIC ACT 33 BY ORDINANCE AT IT’S REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING ON APRIL 11,2017.

ORDINANCE 2017-3

THE CITY OF WATERVLIET ORDAINS

The Watervliet Code of Ordinances Chapter 2, Article VII, Section 2-321 through 2-327 are hereby amended by repealing Sections 2-321 through 2-327 and adding section 2-328 with the following language:

Sec. 2-328   Operating Authority

The Planning Commission shall operate pursuant to the Michigan Planning Enabling Act, Public Act 33 of 2008 (MCL 125.3801 et seq.) as amended and the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, Public Act 110 of 2006 (MCL 125.3101 et seq.) as amended. Ordinance declared adopted on April 11, 2017. This ordinance shall take effect 20 days after its adoption—May 2, 2017.

Dena Yow, City Clerk



PUBLIC NOTICE
TO THE RESIDENTS OF
THE CITY OF WATERVLIET
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED


TO ANY OWNER OF LAND SITUATED IN THE CITY OF WATERVLIET, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN.

Notice is hereby given that all noxious weeds growing on any land within the City of Watervliet must be cut and destroyed on or before May 1st, and as often as necessary thereafter, to prevent such weeds from growing or becoming a detriment to health or a common nuisance.

Costs incurred for the cutting and destroying of said noxious weeds shall be charged against any owner so failing to comply with this notice on or before the above mentioned date.

If not paid within 30 days of billing, such costs shall be levied against the property and collected in the same manner as a special assessment. All such costs shall be and remain a lien against the land upon which noxious weeds were cut and destroyed until paid. Property owners may also be subject to a civil fine of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00).

Dena Yow, City Clerk



PUBLIC NOTICE
TO THE RESIDENTS OF
THE CITY OF WATERVLIET
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED

THE CITY HAS AMENDED THE NOISE ORDINANCE AT A REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING ON APRIL 25, 2017.

ORDINANCE 2017-4 NOISE

THE CITY OF WATERVLIET ORDAINS:

That Chapter 35, Noise; Section 35-1 through 35-10 of the Code of Ordinances, City of Watervliet, Michigan are hereby repealed and replaced.

Sec. 35-1 PURPOSE.

The City of Watervliet finds that it is desirable and necessary for the public health, safety and welfare of the City to prohibit persons from making, creating or permitting unreasonably loud, disturbing or unnecessary noise which constitutes a public nuisance

Sec. 35-2 OFFENSES.

It shall be unlawful, and it shall be deemed a public nuisance, for any person to unreasonably make, continue or cause to be made any noise that excessively annoys or disturbs the quiet, comfort or repose of a reasonable person of normal sensitivities, or that injures or endangers the health, peace, or safety of the public within the city.

COPIES OF THE FULL ORDINANCE AMENDMENT WILL BE AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL, 158 W. Pleasant St., Watervliet, MI 49098. 269-463-6769

THIS ORDINANCE WILL TAKE EFFECT ON MAY 16, 2017.

Dena Yow,Clerk











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