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SEALED BIDS for the furnishing of the necessary materials and construction of the



will be received by the Village of Blissfield at the office of the Village Administrator, Village of Blissfield, 130 South Lane Street, Blissfield, Michigan 49228 until

3:30 P.M. (Local Time)

Thursday, August 17, 2017

and at that time and place will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The scope of work consists of the replacement of laminated timber arches on a 130 foot pedestrian bridge and construction of timber ADA ramps at the abutments.

The contract documents, including plans and specifications, are on file at the office of the Village of Blissfield and the Engineer - Poggemeyer Design Group, Inc. (PDG). Documents may be viewed and ordered online or obtained from Becker Impressions, 4646 Angola Road, Toledo, Ohio 43615, Telephone 419-385-5303, www.pdgplanroom.com. The cost of printing is to be paid to the printing company at the time the drawings are picked up. Shipping and tax charges are the bidder’s responsibility and payable directly to Becker Impressions.

The Engineer for the Project is Poggemeyer Design Group, Inc., 1168 North Main Street, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.

All bids must be signed and submitted on the blanks which are bound in this booklet. Bids must state the unit prices in the blanks provided and be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked --- ELLIS PARK PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE REPAIRS & PEDESTRIAN RAMPS (Rebid) --- and addressed to the Village of Blissfield, Attn: James Wonacott, Village Administrator, 130 South Lane Street, Blissfield, Michigan 49228.

No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 60 days after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids.

The estimated cost of construction is $305,000.




Village's new draft revised Comprehensive Plan-

The Village Council approved it for public distribution and review at its July 10, 2017 meeting.  Interested parties have until September 12, 2017 to review and submit comments to the Village on the draft revised plan.

Comprehensive Plan - draft - July 2017.pdf



Thank you Village residents for your support of our Swimming Pool Project Bond


 Public Notice: Shelter Reservations

The Blissfield Village Office will begin accepting reservations for use of the shelter houses at Ellis Park and Clara Bachmayer Memorial Park according to the following schedule:

Beginning April 17- reservations from Village residents for a non-refundable fee of $15.00 per shelter house.

Beginning May 1- reservations from Non-Village residents for a non-refundable fee of $20.00 for small shelters, and a non-refundable fee of $30.00 for large shelters.

Reservations for shelters may be made by phone at 517-486-4347 or in person at 130 S. Lane Street starting at 9:00 a.m. 


Thank you Village residents for your support of our pedestrian bridge bond



The wood pedestrian bridge located between Ellis Park and Bachmayer Park is temporarily closed due to greater than anticipated rotting in the main support.  We are working with our engineers to come up with a plan of action.  More information to come.







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Whether you are looking for an intriguing way to spend a day exploring our quaint shops, relaxing in our beautiful riverside parks, or enjoying fine dining, you will not leave disappointed.  if you are considering relocating your family to Blissfield, you will find everything from historic homes to custom-built new ones.  Blissfield is ideally situated between Ann Arbor and Toledo, and is within 60 minutes of suburban Detroit.

You will find quality schools with state champion baseball and volleyball teams and a state-of-the-art environmental laboratory that is widely supported by generous people. Our old-fashioned downtown boasts a variety of businesses, actively supported by the Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Development Authority, as well as prime locations for new business opportunities.Explore the various links in this website and then visit Blissfield in person. Whether you choose to enjoy the fabulous River Raisin Festival in July, the Yuletide times during November, or a simple day trip at any other time of year, be assured that you will find a warm, welcoming community filled with friendly people.Whether for a day or for the rest of your life, you will find Blissfield to be a great destination to work, play, locate a business, raise a family, or retire. Enjoy your visit and see for yourself why we “Believe in Blissfield!”


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