INVERNESS TOWNSHIP- The Inverness Township Board recently approved a permit allowing Mullett Lake Village to shoot off fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday.
Inverness Township Civil Counsel Tim MacArthur reviewed the permit application and told the board he did not find any issues with it and there was no reason it couldn’t be approved.
The fireworks will be shot off in Mullett Lake Village off Dodges Point Road on July 3, at dusk. In the event it is raining on July 3, the fireworks will be shot off on July 8.
The township board voted unanimously to approve the application for the fireworks.
The Michigan Townships Association also recently provided townships around the state with principles of governance, outlining the code of conduct the township boards should follow and urged the townships to adopt them.
The Inverness Township Board reviewed these principles at its most recent meeting, voting to adopt them and sign the document after Clerk Jean Beethem read the document aloud.
The principles were designed to help the townships maintain the highest standards and traditions of Michigan townships, guiding their stewardship, deliberations and services to their citizens.
The principles include insisting on the highest standards of ethical conduct by all who act on behalf of the township, bringing credit, honor and dignity to the public offices through collegial board deliberations and diligent, appropriate responses to constituent concerns and treating all persons with dignity, respect and impartiality, without prejudice or…
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