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 18, 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 Lake
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 ap­
plication 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
Absent: Johnson
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