In an effort to provide information the Proposal #1 states:
- VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE PROPOSAL TO APPROVE ORDINANCE NO. 10 OF 2017
Shall Ordinance No. 10 of 2017, which provides for the appointment of the village clerk and village treasurer, and which was enacted by the Bear Lake Village Council October 18, 2017, be approved and take effect?
The Village has not posted any information on their Ordinance page for several years.
Ordinance 10 of 2017 does not exist – Ordinance #1 reads as follows:
On October 18, 2017 at the Regular Village Council Meeting:
Appointment of elected positions, clerk & treasurer – Clerk McPherson reviewed ordinance to council. Motion to adopt ordinance to change clerk & treasurer positions from elected to appointed by Schroeder, seconded by McPherson. Motion carried.
Aye: Bass, Evans, McPherson, Ronning, Schroeder, Bair
The following was published in the Manistee News Advocate on October 27:
NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF VILLAGE CLERK –
TREASURER APPOINTMENT ORDINANCE
Ordinance No. 1 of 2017
and the RIGHT OF REFERENDUM RELATING THERETO
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to MCL 62.1 (3) the Bear Lake Village Council, at its regular meeting on October .ta , 2017, enacted Ordinance No. 1 of 2017, which provides for the appointment of the Village Clerk and Village Treasurer.
RIGHT OF REFERENDUM.
The Ordinance shall become effective 45 days after its enactment without a vote of the electors, unless a petition signed by not less than ten (10%) percent of the registered electors of the Village is filed with the Village Clerk within 45 days after the date the Ordinance was enacted. If such a petition is filed, the Ordinance shall not become effective unless approved by a majority of the qualified electors of the Village at an election held on the question.
This notice is given pursuant to the requirements of MCL 62.1 (4). Cindi McPherson, Clerk Village of Bear take
VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE
Ordinance No.1 of 2017
AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE VILLAGE CLERK AND VILLAGE TREASURER. THE VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE ORDAINS:
Section 1. Establishment of Offices.
As authorized by MCL 62.1 (3), the village clerk and village treasurer shall be chosen by nomination of the village president and appointment by a majority of the village council.
Section 2. Term of Offices.
The term of office of the village clerk and village treasurer shall be two years, beginning on November 20 of each even numbered year and until a successor is appointed. The persons first appointed as village clerk and village treasurer under this ordinance shall have an initial term of office commencing on November 20, 2018, or when the office becomes vacant, whichever occurs first. The persons appointed village clerk and village treasurer shall take and subscribe the oath of office and shall file it with the village clerk prior to taking office, together with the filing of any bond required by law.
Section 3. Effective Date.
This ordinance shall take effect 45 days after the date of its adoption, unless a petition signed by not less than ten percent (10%) of the registered electors of the village is filed with the village clerk within such 45-day period, in which case this ordinance takes effect upon approval at an election held on the question of whether this ordinance should be approved. Notice of the delayed effect of this ordinance and the right of petition under this section shall be published separately at the same time and in the same manner as this ordinance is published in a local newspaper of general circulation.
Section 4. Adoption.
This ordinance shall be adopted by an affirmative vote of at least two-thirds (2/3) of the members of the village council.
Section 5. Severability.
If any section, provision or clause of this ordinance or the application thereof to any person or circumstance shall be invalid, such invalidity shall not effect any remaining portion or application of this ordinance which can be given effect without the invalid portion or application.
Section 5. Publication.
The village clerk shall certify to the adoption of this ordinance and cause the same to be published as required by law. Ordinance No.1 was adopted on the 18th day of October, 2017, by the Bear Lake Village Council as follows:
Motion by: Schroeder Seconded by: McPherson Yeas: Bass, Evans, McPherson, Ronning, Schroeder, Bair Nays: None
Cindi McPherson, Clerk
Jeff Bair, President
I certify that this is a true copy of Ordinance No. 1 that was adopted at a regular meeting of the Bear Lake Village Council on October 18th , 2017 and published in the Manistee News Advocate on October 27, 2017.
Dated: 18 October 2017 Cindi McPherson, Clerk October 27, 2017