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Lisa Allmendinger on November 7th, 2017

Melissa Johnson received 997 votes and will become Chelsea’s second female mayor according to unofficial results from the Tuesday, Nov. 7 election. In the City Council race, Rick Catherman was the top vote-getter with 950 votes, Tony Iannelli received 881 votes and Cheri Albertson got 853 votes. All of the candidates ran unopposed. Chelsea voters […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 7th, 2017

(Publisher’s note: Lima, Lyndon and Sylvan township voters will just see the three ballot questions.)

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 23rd, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 2nd, 2017

On Nov. 7, Chelsea voters will be electing a mayor and three City Council Members. All are 4-year terms. If you are considering a run for one of these positions, the filing deadline is July 25 at 4 p.m. Each candidate will need to file an Affidavit of Identity and Nominating Petition with at least […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 1st, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank James Lake for the information in this story.) As the next elections approach and garage sale season ramps up, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is reminding political candidates and property owners that temporary signs must conform to state sign regulations for placement along state highways. “Each year, particularly […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 2nd, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank clerks Elaine Bater, Kathleen Kennedy, Linda Reily and Laura Kaiser for the information in this story.) Other than being over 60, you can request an absentee ballot for these reasons as well: Absent from community on Election Day. Physically unable to attend the polls without the assistance of another. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 6th, 2016

By Jim Pruitt The Sylvan Township office will be open Feb. 15 and Feb. 29 to accept tax payments. Treasurer Rod Branham said taxes are due by Feb. 15 to avoid fees, and the last day to pay taxes at the township office is Feb. 29. Any outstanding balances will be considered delinquent, Branham said. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 4th, 2014

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 14th, 2013

The deadline has passed for candidates to get their names on the Nov. 5 Chelsea City Council ballot and the total remains at 10. Mayor Jason Lindauer is the only candidate who is running for re-election unopposed for his current seat. (Unless, of course, there is a write-in campaign.) Six candidates will have their names […]

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