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2016 PUMPKINFEST

 
CITY AND PUMPKINFEST REACH AGREEMENT:

THE 2016 PUMPKINFEST WILL BE HELD IN DOWNTOWN SOUTH LYON

Read Mayor John Galeas' letter to Kathy Swan, President, Pumpkinfest of the South Lyon Area  HERE
 

AUGUST PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION MEETING DATE CHANGE

 
The Parks and Recreation Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 10, 2016 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 24th at 7:00 p.m.
The meeting will be held in the City Hall lobby South Conference Room.
 

TAKE THE HUMANITIES SURVEY TODAY

 
The Cultural Arts Commission of South Lyon wants to give you what you want.
So tell us exactly what it is!
 
The survey is open until July 30th. Please take it today!
 
It only takes a few minutes to fill it out. Click here to take the survey.
 
 
 
 

CENTER FOR ACTIVE ADULTS TEMPORARY SUMMER LOCATION

 
The Center for Active Adults has temporarily moved their offices and activities to Millennium Middle School while renovations are being done at South Lyon High School.
They will be in this temporary location from now through August 19, 2016.
 
The senior center phone number is the same 245-573-8175. The temporary new address is:
 
Millennium Middle School

61526 W. Nine Mile Rd.

South Lyon, MI  48178 (across from Busch's)

 

Please park in the back and enter through Door #19.

 

WATCH CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS HERE

 
 
 
 
City Council meetings are now available online. The videos will be uploaded within 2 days of a meeting.
 

 
The City Council meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.
 

JULY WATER BILLS DUE BEFORE 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY JULY 29th

 
 

The July 2016 Water Bills are due before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 29th.
Any bill received after 5:00 p.m. on that date will be considered delinquent and will incur a 10% penalty.
 
Payments may be paid by cash, check or money order.

If making your payment via the City Hall driveway drop-box, payment must be deposited before 4:00 p.m. on July 29th to allow processing prior to 5:00 p.m.        All payments made after 4:00 p.m. on the 29th must be paid inside the office.

Do not deposit cash in the drop box, cash payments must be made in the office before 5:00 p.m.
 

CITY SEEKS ELECTION WORKERS

 
 
The City of South Lyon is accepting applications for Election Inspectors!
Have you ever thought about becoming more involved in the Election process? Precinct Inspectors are people who are paid to assist voters at the polls on Election Day. Why not become more politically involved in your community without running for office?
 
Qualifications
  • You must be a United States citizen and a registered voter in the State of Michigan
  • Attendance at a training session is mandatory
  • Complete and return your application to the City Clerk's Office at South Lyon City Hall 335 S. Warren, South Lyon, MI 48178
  • Must be able to work from 6:00 a.m. until all work is completed; polls close at 8:00 p.m. but the closing of the polls could be as early as 8:30, or as late as 11:00 p.m. depending on the election; Presidential elections will definitely be a late night!
Duties:
  • Perform polling preparation and checklist task prior to opening the polls at 7:00 a.m.
  • Process voters within prescribed procedures
  • Assist with processing absentee ballots if such ballots are counted at the precincts
  • Upon closing of the polls at 8:00 p.m. perform poll closing tasks, checklists, recordkeeping tasks, verification tasks and other wrap-up tasks as necessary
  • Sign all required poll books as well as total tapes
  • Maintain accurate records during the voting process such as applications to vote, voter ballots, poll book and spoiled, duplicate and other ballot issues
Pay:
 
$10.00 per hour for Election Inspectors
$12.00 per hour for Precinct Chairperson
The City of South Lyon supplies coffee, pop and water throughout the day, donuts and bagels in the morning, then dinner in the afternoon. If you will require anything additional, it is up to you to bring it with you.
 
Please contact Lisa or Judy in the Clerk's Office at 248-437-1735 for more information.
 
For an Election Inspector Application click here
 

NOTARY SERVICES AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL

 
 
 
The Clerk/Treasurer's office has a Notary Public on staff to assist you with
a variety of transactions. Hours daily, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
This service is free to City residents (living within our city limits). 
 
There is a $5.00 fee for non-residents.  Payment can be made by check or in cash. 
 
***Please call to confirm availability of the Notary at City Hall:  248-437-1735.
 

2016 SUMMER TAX BILLS DUE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30th

 
 

The July 1st Summer Tax bill is due in our office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 30, 2016.
 
If using the City Hall driveway drop box to make your Summer Tax payment, the payment must be deposited before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30th to allow for processing by 5:00 p.m. Please DO NOT deposit cash in drop box. Check or Money Orders only.
All cash payments must be made in the office before 5:00 p.m.
 
Payments received after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30th will be considered delinquent and a 3% penalty plus 1/2 of 1% per month interest will be added until paid.
 
Payments will be recorded on the date received. Postmarks will not be honored.
 

HISTORIC VILLAGE GARDENING VOLUNTEERS WANTED

 
 
Roses are red, violets are blue...If you like gardening, we could sure use you!
Do you like to garden but have no room for one of your own?
 
The Historical Society is looking for a few enthusiastic volunteers to help maintain the flower beds at the Witch's Hat Depot/Historic Village, 300 Dorothy Street.  Hours requested: 1 to 2 hours on Monday evenings.
 
If you would be interested in helping the Society keep the Village "picture ready" please contact:  Linda Ross at: (248) 437-9142 or Bob Tremitiere at: (248) 437-3007 bob@tremitiere.com
 

CULTURAL ARTS COMMISSION SEEKS BOARD MEMBER

 
The South Lyon Cultural Arts Commission needs your help! We have an exciting list of future plans, programs, and tasks that you could help accomplish. We would love to meet you and discuss how your personal skill set can help achieve some of these goals and what type of art you are interested in. We are currently looking to fill a Commission seat. We also need MANY committee heads and liaisons to other Community organizations. Please feel free to contact us or stop by a meeting. We meet the 1st Thursday and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 6pm in City Hall Lobby Conference Room. 
 
Interested in more information? Email Kelly Smith 1ksmith@southlyonmi.org     For an Application for Appointment click here
 

TEMPORARY CHANGE OF POLLING PLACE

 
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CHANGE OF POLLING PLACE FOR THE AUGUST PRIMARY ELECTION
 
This is official notification of a temporary change in Precincts #2 and #3. Due to construction at Bartlett Elementary School, the August 2nd, 2016 Primary Election will be held at the South Lyon Fire Hall, 217 Whipple.
 
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Clerk's Office at 248-437-1735.
 

PUBLIC NOTICE

 
Date:  March 21, 2016
Permit No.: MI0059519
Facility:  South Lyon MS4-Oakland
 
The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Water Resources Division (WRD), proposes to re-issue a permit to the City of South Lyon for the City of South Lyon Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System. The applicant discharges storm water to surface waters of the State of Michigan.
 
The draft permit includes the following modifications to the previously issued permit: This individual permit supersedes Certificate of Coverage No. MIS040051.
 
Comments or objections to the draft permit received by April 20, 2016, will be considered in the final decision to issue the permit. Persons desiring information regarding the draft permit, procedures for commenting, or requesting a hearing should contact Jessica Stiles, Permits Section, WRD, DEQ, P.O. Box 30458, Lansing, MI 48909-7958; telephone:  517-284-5590; email:  stilesj1@michigan.gov
 
Copies of the permit application, public notice, and draft permit may be obtained via the Internet at https://miwaters.deq.state.mi.us - click on Public Notice Search; or at the WRD's Southeast Michigan District Office located at 27700 Donald Ct., Warren, MI 48092-2793: Telephone:  586-753-3700.
 

2016 FARMERS MARKET

 

 

 
 
South Lyon Farmers Market 2016 Vendor Application (PDF)

The South Lyon Farmers Market will take place every Saturday, from:

May 7th through October 29th
From 9 am 2 p
m

The South Lyon Farmers Market is located in the municipal parking lot at the corner of Liberty and Pontiac Trail.

You can submit your application one of two ways:

Snail Mail:

City of South Lyon
Attention: Bruce Androsian, Market Manager
335 S. Warren St.
South Lyon, MI 48178

Electronically:

Fax: 248-486-0049
 
Questions: Please call Bruce Androsian at (734)707-1358
 

Sponsor Information

 

Promote Your Business AND Support the Farmers Market - Become a Sponsor Today!

 
The South Lyon Farmers Market is quickly becoming a community gathering place.

On average, the market is visited by hundreds of people each week. In addition, thousands of cars travel by the busy intersection of 10 Mile and Pontiac Trail. As a sponsor, you can gain access to this segment of the community.

To learn more, please download our 2016 SLFM Sponsorship Package (PDF)

If you have any questions or if you want to discuss a more tailored package, please contact Market Manager Bruce Androsian (734)707-1358 or southlyonmarket@gmail.com
 

2016 DTE Tree Trimming Program

 
 
DTE Energy has announced their 2016 Tree Trimming program,  Locations within and around the City of South Lyon will be affected by this program.  Here is a map of where the DTE is looking to evaluate and trim, their Right Tree Right Place flyer and a copy of the letter you should be receiving from DTE.  If you have any questions please contact the DTE Tree Trimming program at dteenergy.com/treecare
 

SIMPLE RECYCLING CLOTHING/HOUSEHOLD GOODS RECYCLING PROGRAM

 
 
City Residents can now recycle unwanted clothing, shoes, accessories and other household discards such as kitchenware, tools, toys and books with a free residential curbside pickup service on the same day as your weekly trash and recycling service.
 
This service is provided by Simple Recycling and is an easy, free and convenient way to keep clothing, textiles and reusable household goods out of our landfills.
 
Green plastic bags and labels are available at City Hall 335 S. Warren Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 5:00. Whenever residents use the green Simple Recycling bags or labels, the collecting driver will leave another bag for residents to use the next time.
 
Please place the green bags and/or tagged items separate from your regular recycling bin and trash containers. This makes it easier for the driver to spot donations. Simple Recycling will collect the bags and recycle their contents for reuse!
 

Just a reminder: 

  • A homeowner should contact Simple Recycling directly for the following issues:
    • In the event that a household has their Simple Recycling green bags missed on a collection day
    • If a household/resident needs additional green bags and/or labels
  • They may use any one of the following methods to contact Simple Recycling:
  • Please remind residents of the following:
    • Simple Recycling bags (and labeled items) should be set out at the curb by 7:00 am on their weekly collection day
    • Bags and items intended for Simple Recycling should be set apart from household garbage and recycling 
 
 

Meals on Wheels News!

 
 
The Western Oakland Meals on Wheels Program is pleased to offer a Senior Lunch Program for South Lyon Area residents.
 
Join us for LUNCH at the Phase 1-4 Club House in Colonial Acres on Wednesdays and Fridays at 12:00 Noon, and at the Phase 5 Clubhouse on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00 Noon. 
 
Seniors 60 years of age and older $3.00 per meal 
                Guests (under 60 yrs.) $5.00 per meal
 
**To reserve your meal, please call the Nutrition Program at 810-632-2155 (at least 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE). For menus - visit our website www.womow.org or call number above.
 
 
 
 
South Lyon City Hall
335 S. Warren Street
South Lyon, MI 48178

Telephone: (248) 437-1735 / Fax: (248) 486-0049
 

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