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Lisa Allmendinger on March 20th, 2017

(Publisher’s note: County Commissioner Kent Martinez-Kratz of Chelsea agreed to allow me to publish this letter.) Dear Washtenaw County Road Commissioners, Managing Director Townsend, Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commissioners, and Parks Director Tetens: I am asking that the Washtenaw County Road Commission and/or Parks and Recreation staff take a one year moratorium on requesting […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 7th, 2017

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office sent an alert Tuesday evening, March 7 that they are investigating two larceny from automobiles that occurred in the Thornton Farms Subdivision. The incidents occurred between March 5 at 8 p.m. and March 7 at 8 a.m. According to the alert, “although it is suspected the incidents occurred during the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 5th, 2017

If you want to apply for Chelsea’s new Human Rights Commission, the City Council set a closing date for applications of Jan. 11 at its meeting Tuesday night. Currently, the city has received six applications for five available seats on the new commission and is expected to appoint members at its next meeting on Jan. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 20th, 2016

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 7th, 2016

By Lisa Carolin Whether to preserve the existing Lima Township Hall building or to build another building on the property, or to do both, is the decision weighing on the minds of Lima Township officials, who will soon be opening up the topic to residents of the township. Members of the township board, planning commission, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 29th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Parrish for the information in this story.) On Monday, Nov. 28, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) lifted a 10-ton weight restriction on Fletcher Road between Jackson Road and Jerusalem Road in Lima Township after completing a culvert replacement. The Washtenaw County Road Commission offers our sincere thanks […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 8th, 2016

Incumbent Lima Township Supervisor Craig Maier won re-election Tuesday night defeating Robert Spink 1,160 votes to 720 votes, according to unofficial results. “I’m pleased to be back in service for the township for another four years,” he said, adding “I’d like to thank everyone who voted for me and I thank you for your support.” […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 4th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Parish for the information in this story.) Good news,drivers. The Washtenaw County Road Commission has completed the bridge repair project on Jerusalem Road over the Saline River, between Steinbach Road and Dancer Road in Lima Township. The bridge was reopened to traffic yesterday.

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 13th, 2016

By Lisa Carolin At the Oct. 10 Lima Township Board meeting, it was decided to continue accepting bids for two different services. One bid is for a web designer. The board voted unanimously not to take any action yet. Board members want to review all the submissions before making a decision. The board also voted […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 28th, 2016

By Lisa Carolin Despite some recent complaints about noise levels in the township, the Lima Township Planning Commission unanimously voted Sept. 26 to stick with the noise ordinance as it is written. Resident Susan Filipiak told the commission, “An increment of just a little bit in decibels would be a huge amount.” Zoning Administrator Tom […]

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