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Vacant Village Council Trustee Position

June 13, 2017

The Village of Blissfield is seeking interested persons to fill a vacant Trustee position on the Blissfield Village Council. The Village Council, which meets the second, third, and fourth Monday evenings of each month, has overall legislative responsibility for Village ordinances, policies, and operations. Interested persons must be a registered voter residing within the Village limits, and must be current on their Village taxes, water, and other bills. Interested persons should send the following, no later than June 30, 2017:

  •  A letter of interest in the position,
  •      A resume, and….
  •  A petition supporting that person’s appointment to the Village Council signed by 12 registered Village voters….

….to James Wonacott, Village Administrator, at either 130 S. Lane St., PO Box 129, Blissfield, MI 49228, or administrator@blissfieldmichigan.gov.




            The Blissfield Public Works Dept. will be conducting a village-wide flushing of water hydrants, from Sunday, June 18 until Friday, June 23, as well as from Sunday, June 25 until Friday, June 30, to remove sediment that accumulates in the water lines.  The flushing will be conducted between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. each day to minimize any inconvenience to customers. 

            During the hydrant flushing, residents may notice the water has a rusty appearance.  The water is safe to use and drink.  Residents should check the color of the water before doing laundry.  If the water is rusty, run the cold water for a short time to clear the lines.

            If you have any questions, please contact the Village Office at 486-4347.

 2017 Ellis Park Shelter House Roof Project- Request For Quotes

May 25, 2017

The Village of Blissfield is now accepting quotes for replacing the roof materials on the shelter house in Ellis Park (between the shuffleboard and Volleyball courts.)  Interested contractors are asked to submit their quotes to James Wonacott, Blissfield Village Office, 130 S. Lane Street, PO Box 129 Blissfield, MI 49228, no later than 4:45pm Wednesday, June 21, 2017.  Interested contractors should also contact Brent Kastel, Village DPW Asst. Supervisor, to obtain more info on the project prior to submitting a quote, at (517)202-6377 or publicworks@blissfieldmichigan.gov. The village reserves the right to award this project in whole or in part, and may reject the quote if deemed necessary or appropriate.  The Village does not discriminate by race, gender, religion, ethnicity or any other reason.


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

 Help Wanted -Village of Blissfield

Seasonal Grounds Maintenance

April 20, 2017

Village of Blissfield, MI. Positions will be responsible for various grounds maintenance tasks on Village property during the 2017 spring/summer/fall season. Experience not required, but helpful. Applicants should call the Blissfield Village Office, at (517) 486-4347, or pick up an application at the Village Office, 130 S. Lane St., in Blissfield. Equal Opportunity Employer.


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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