Tag Archives: Village of Elk Rapids

45th Parallel Furniture obtains SUP

At a regular meeting of the Village Planning Commission last night, by vote taken after considerable discussion, 45th Parallel Furniture, owned by Dennis Valkanoff, obtained a Special Use Permit (SUP) to operate an upholstered furniture business at the corner of … Continue reading

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Whither EZ Mart?

I noticed with interest that the Blarney Castle application for an EZ Mart at U.S. 31 and First Street in Elk Rapids is not on the Village Planning Commission agenda for the Tuesday meeting. So I first checked with the … Continue reading

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Planning meeting, Tuesday night

Tuesday, April 26, 7 p.m. at Government Center Agenda Excerpts Public Hearing – Request of 45th Parallel Furniture Co. LLC for a Special UsePermit and Site Plan Approval to allow for a furniture manufacturingfacility within the existing building located at … Continue reading

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Planning Commission meets next week

Here are highlights of the agenda for the April 26 meeting (7 p.m., Government Center) of the Village Planning Commission. Public Hearing – Request of 45th Parallel Furniture Co. LLC for a Special UsePermit and Site Plan Approval to allow … Continue reading

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‘Anti-tax, anti-spending’ in Elk Rapids

Not just ‘out there’ Exactly when did taxes become such bad things that they trigger unrepressed anger at public officials? More than the rather normal grumbling? I’m not sure but it must be dealt with more and more by local … Continue reading

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More about ‘Village mustard’

Sunday’s Record-Eagle covered the Village purchase of the Bech Mustard property. Note that you likely now need an R-E subscription to read it online.  Record-Eagle

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Energy efficiency improvements

For local government buildings Recently the Village of Elk Rapids and Elk Rapids Township applied for and were awarded a $40,000 grant from the Michigan Public Services Commission for energy audits and improvements in energy efficiency for several public buildings. … Continue reading

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