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Pumpkinfest 2014 Celebrates 30 years of Family Fun

 
 
This year Pumpkinfest celebrates the 30th Anniversary of drawing visitors to the City of South Lyon.
The festivities will begin on Friday evening, September 26 and run through Sunday, September 28th.
 
For all the details and a schedule of events and entertainment visit www.southlyonpumpkinfest.com
 
It's an annual family tradition to visit Pumpkinfest! Don't miss the fun!
 

South Lyon Farmers Market at Pumpkinfest

 
 
The Farmers Market is held on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot at the corner of S. Lafayette (Pontiac Trail) and
W. Liberty Street. Downtown South Lyon.

The 2014 Farmers Market season winds up with a bang on Pumpkinfest weekend. The Market will be held in a tent on Lake Street (10 Mile just west of Pontiac Trail) on Saturday, September 27th from 10:00 a.m. until dusk and on Sunday, September 28th from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
So come on out to Pumpkinfest and support your local Farmers Market too!
 

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.
 

Yard Waste Pick-up

 
 
 
Fall clean-up is in full swing. Yard Waste will be picked up on your regular trash day through the end of November.
 
Yard waste must be in brown paper bags or in trash cans labeled YARD WASTE. Stickers are available at the City Hall front desk. Small limbs, branches, or shrubs must be bundled with twine, in manageable 3 ft lenghs.
 
Please separate the yard waste materials from your regular trash by a few feet to ease pick up.
 

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 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.
 

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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