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City Hall Will Be Closed Monday September 1st

 
 
South Lyon City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.
 
The office will re-open on Tuesday, September 2nd at 8:30 a.m.
 
Have a safe holiday weekend!
 

34th Annual DEPOT DAY Saturday, September 6th

 
The South Lyon Historical Society will host the 34th Annual Depot Day on Saturday, September 6, 2014. This fun family event will be held on the Witch's Hat Museum grounds from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
The festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. with an Opening Ceremony hosted by Larry Ledbetter and the Scouts.  
 
Activities include Thomas the Train - kids ride, Museum tours, The Bubble Man - Ron Loyd, face painting, Pioneer Kids Games, and so much more!
 
For a complete schedule of times and activities click here
 

Last Movie in the Park set for September 12th

 
Two Frogs! One Pig! Intrigue! Music! Mayhem! Muppets! There's plenty of fun for the whole family as Kermit the Frog, Missy Piggy, Animal and the entire Muppets gang head out on a world tour.
 
Packed with dozens of guest cameos, and new songs, Disney's Muppets Most Wanted is the most hilarious, most wanted Muppet movie ever.
 
Join us at the McHattie Park baseball fields at dusk on Friday, September 12th and wind up the Summer Movies in the Park season with a good laugh!
 

CSX Railroad / MDOT Contact List - File a Complaint

 
 
The City of South Lyon is receiving many calls and inquiries regarding the condition of the railroad crossing on E. Lake Street. We have been in contact with both CSX Railroad and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). In an effort to get the necessary repair work done sooner rather than later, we are asking you to contact CSX and MDOT to register a formal complaint. Please refer to the 10 Mile / Lake Street crossing.
 
Nanette Guggemos                       Tina Hissong
MDOT Regulatory Analyst               MDOT Rail Safety Manager
 
Danny Morgan                                     Amanda DeCesare
Signal Supervisor                                 Project Manager
CSX Transportation, Inc.                       CSX Transportation, Inc.
7201 West 50                                     1717 Dixie Highway
South Laporte, IN  46350                      Fort Wright, KY  41011
danny_morgan@csx.com                   Amanda_DeCesare@csx.com
 
 
 
 

2014 Summer Tax Bills Due September 30th

 
Oakland County sent out the 2014 Summer Tax Bills July 1st.
The tax bill will be due in our office by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
 
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 Tuesday, September 30th to allow for processing by 5:00. Please DO NOT deposit cash in drop box. Check or Money Order only.
 
Payments received after 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, 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. Postmark will not be honored.
 

Notary Services Now 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 ahead to confirm availability of the Notary at City Hall:  248-437-1735.
 

2014 Dog Licenses Available at City Hall

 
Dog tags and licenses are available at City Hall Monday through Friday, from 8:30 to 5:00.  License Fees are as follows:
 
Spayed/Neutered Current     $7.50
Senior Discount                       $6.75     
 
Male/Female (unaltered)     $15.00          
Senior Discount: Male/Female (unaltered)    $13.50
 
*****Delinquent (June 2nd)   $30.00*****   
           
New Dog after July 10th     $3.75
 
You must present a copy of the your dog's Rabies Certificate (with Vet's signature)
at the time of purchase. Payable by cash or check only.
 

City Council Meetings Are Now Online

 
 
 
City Council meetings are now available online! Videos will be uploaded within 2 days of a meeting. City Council meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. You can view the videos here.
 

South Lyon Farmers Market is NOW Accepting Vendor Applications!

 
The Farmers market is held on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the parking lot at the corner of S. Lafayette (Pontiac Trail) and
W. Liberty Street. Downtown South Lyon.

The South Lyon Farmers Market is now accepting vendor applications for the 2014 market season!

Click here to get more information and to download our 2014 Vendor Application. 

 

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 South Lyon Area Historical Society is looking for dedicated volunteers to help tend and maintain the flower beds at the Historical Village/Witch's Hat Depot located on Dorothy St. off Pontiac Trail, in South Lyon. Hours requested: 1 to 2 hours per week.
 
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
 

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.
 
 
 
 

Oakland County Offers Housing Help

 
The Oakland County Community & Home Improvement Division offers FREE Housing Counseling as well as Home Improvement programs for low to moderate income residents. For more information on these programs visit their website:  www.advantageoakland.com

Free Housing Counseling call:  248-858-1891        
Home Improvement Program call:  248-858-5401       
 

Opening the World Through Words...

 
 
...That's what you will be helping to do when you become a volunteer tutor with the Oakland Literacy Council. Since 1984 we have provided over 300 adults free one-on-one reading and English language instruction each year.
 
If you would like to experience the life-changing rewards of becoming a tutor, or if you know of anyone needing our help, please call the Oakland Literacy Council at (248) 253-1617 or email us at:  info@oaklandliteracy.net. Make a difference in your community and someone's life!
 
South Lyon City Hall
335 S. Warren Street
South Lyon, MI 48178

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

Banner photos were generously provided by Phil Taylor, Sharpe Contrast Photography.

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