Public Notices

8.17.20 Board Meeting

By Christopher Boulter / August 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

ELECTION COMMISSION Meeting August 11, 2020 at 4:30pm

By Sherry Eva / August 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

The meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday August 11, 2020 at Blackman Charter Township, 1990 W. Parnall Rd., Jackson, Michigan.

Discussion of relocating polling location and new laptops.

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Shelly Sercombe, Clerk

Notice of Township Board Meeting via Zoom – 08/17/2020

By Francine Washington-Powell / August 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

Notice of Regular Township Board Meeting
To Be Held Electronically
Charter Township of Blackman
Jackson County, Michigan

To: The residents and property owners of the Charter Township of Blackman, Jackson County,  Michigan and any other interested parties.

Please take notice that a regular meeting of the Blackman Township Board of Trustees will be held on Monday, August 17, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. by electronic remote access.

Electronic remote access, in accordance with the Michigan Governor’s Executive Order 2020-48, will be implemented in response to COVID-19 social distancing requirements and Michigan Governor’s Executive Order 2020-70.  The public may participate in the meeting through Zoom access by computer and smartphone, using the following link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87904815020

The public may also participate by calling into the below number:

tel:+13126266799

Members of the public will only be able to speak during the public comment portion of the meeting and such comment will be limited to three minutes per person.  To provide for orderly public participation, a person wishing to speak must state their name and request to be recognized by the Township Supervisor.  The Supervisor will recognize all persons wishing to speak during public comment.  If prior to the meeting, members of the public have certain questions or wish to provide input on any business that will be addressed at the meeting, then such persons may contact the Township Board Members through Shelly Sercombe, Township Clerk, by email to ssercombe@blackmantwp.com, or by mail at 1990 West Parnall Road Jackson, Michigan 49201.  A copy of the meeting material may be found on the link on the Township’s homepage at http://www.blackmantwp.com/category/public-notices/

The Township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and service to individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon 72-hour advance notice by contacting Shelly Sercombe, Township Clerk, by email, phone or mail at the below:

Shelly Sercombe
Blackman Township Clerk

1990 West Parnall Road
Jackson, Michigan 49201
517-788-4345
ssercombe@blackmantwp.com

Public Accuracy Test July 16, 2020

By Sherry Eva / July 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT 

A Public Accuracy Test for the August 4th, 2020

Primary Election 

will be conducted on Thursday, July 16, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. 

in the lower level of the Blackman Charter Township Hall, 

1990 W. Pamall Road, Jackson, Michigan

The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that 

the computer program and tabulators that will be used 

to tabulate the votes cast at the election 

have been prepared in accordance with the law. 

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Case#58 Site Plan Review public notice 7-1-20

By Sherry Eva / July 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

Case#58 Site Plan Review Public Notice

Notice of Regular Township Board Meeting via Zoom

By Christopher Boulter / June 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Meeting Post 6.15.20

5/18/2020 Blackman Charter Township Board Meeting via Zoom

By Christopher Boulter / May 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Meeting Post 5.18.20

Blackman Charter Township Board of Trustees Meeting via Zoom April 20, 2020

By Christopher Boulter / April 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Board Meeting – Zoom

NOTICE: Noxious Weed Ordinance

By Sherry Eva / March 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

BLACKMAN CHARTER TOWNSHIP NOTICE

TO ALL PROPERTY OWNERS & OCCUPANTS IN BLACKMAN CHARTER TOWNSHIP

THIS SHALL SERVE AS ENFORCEMENT NOTICE AS REQUIRED BY THE BLACKMAN CHARTER TOWNSHIP NOXIOUS WEED ORDINANCE 55 SECTION 8.2. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR THE AGENT, OWNER, OR OCCUPANT OF ANY LAND IN THE TOWNSHIO TO CAUSE, OR PERMIT TO GROW, ON SAID LAND ANY NOXIOUS WEEDS OR GRASS HIGHER THAN 12 INCHES IN HEIGHT, STARTING ON MAY 1ST , THROUGH THE GROWING SEASON.  THE OWNER, AGENT OR OCCUPANT OF SUCH LAND SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ALL COST INCURRED BY THE TOWNSHIP IN CONNETION WITH THE CUTTING OR DESTROYING ANY NOXIOUS WEED OR GRASS, THE OWNER, AGENT OR OCCUPANT SHALL BE LIABLE FOR PAYMENT OF AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF $50.00 FOR INSPECTIONS, BILLING WILL BE SENT BY FIRST CLASS MAIL, IF NOT PAID WITHIN 30 DAYS, THE FEES WILL BE ADDED TO THE PROPERTY TAX.  THE BLACKMAN CHARTER TOWNSHIP NOXIOUS WEED ORDINANCE IS AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING AT THE TOWNSHIP WEBSITE.

www.blackmantwp.com

Shelly Sercombe
Blackman Charter Township Clerk

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NOTICE: Public input requested – park and recreation plans 2020 Natural Resource Trust Fund Grants

By Sherry Eva / February 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

BLACKMAN CHARTER TOWNSHIP AND JACKSON COUNTY PARKS is seeking public input for park and recreation plans in preparation to apply for 2020 Natural Resource Trust Fund Grants.

 

DATE:  Wednesday, February 26th      TIME: 6 pm Start

LOCATION:   Blackman Charter Township Hall, 1990 W. Parnall Road, Jackson, Michigan, 49201, LOWER LEVEL

 

The Blackman Parks and Recreation Committee will review its Plans for TWO  2020 Natural Resource Trust Fund Development Grants. 

The FIRST, for the development of access to the Grand River from property located on Canary Lane in the Township for canoe / kayak launch site on the Grand River Water Trail.

The SECOND, for the development of a Fitness / Walking Trail at Rod Mills Park.

The Township will also provide an update on the approved Grant from the 2019 Michigan Natural Resource Trust Fund for the Rod Mills Park Playground Expansion project.

Questions or comments should be directed to Phil Preston, Parks & Rec Chairperson at 517-990-8226, or via email to ppreston@blackmantwp.com.  Comments should be received no later than March 1, 2020.

Jackson County Parks will review its plans for TWO  2020 Michigan Natural Resource Trust Fund Grants.   The FIRST, a development grant for Jackson County, the Mike Levine Lakelands Trail State Park extension project for the development of a shared-use path proposed to extend the Mike Levine-Lakelands Trail south to the City of Jackson Arts Walk Trail through Blackman Township. The trail will run along the north side of Parnall Road, the East side of Lansing Avenue, and along Consumers Energy properties located north and south of I-94.

The SECOND Grant is an acquisition grant for the purchase of the McCabe Trust property at the confluence of the Grand and Portage Rivers.

Any questions or comments regarding the Jackson County Parks applications should be directed to Kyle Lewis, Parks Manager, at 517-788-4320 or klewis@mijackson.org.  Comments should be received no later than March 1,2020.

Input from the public will be used by the Blackman Parks and Recreation Committee, and Jackson County Parks to make recommendations to the Blackman Charter Township Board, and the Jackson County Commissioners respectively, at their March Board meetings.

Both Blackman Township Hall and Public Safety Department lobbies are re-opened and are ready to assist you during normal business hours. Lead Public NoticesClick on this link for more information on Lead in Drinking Water