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St. James Township is accepting snow removal bids for the 2019-2020 winter season for the following locations:
1. Governmental Center – 37830 King’s Highway
Successful bidder shall plow/clear parking lots, steps, and ramp. Please note that due to the ambulance being parked at the Government Building and the possible need for emergency calls, if there are four or more inches of snow or significant drifting bidder is required to be on call and available 24 hours. It is expected that all snow removal will be completed by 8:00 a.m.
Bids must contain an hourly rate and a brief description of equipment you will use. Verify that, if selected, you can provide proof of commercial general liability insurance, workers compensation insurance, and motor vehicle insurance.
Deadline for submitting a bid is 10:00 a.m. October 23, 2019
Mail bids to: Snow Bid
St. James Township
P O Box 85
Beaver Island MI 49782
Or hand deliver bids to: Julie Gillespie, St. James Twp Clerk
37830 King’s Highway
Beaver Island MI
Julie Gillespie, Clerk
St James Township
It’s another Picnic at the Point Event. This time, part two of our look at the financial ups and downs of the island. Bring your lunch and listen to learn.
Please feel welcome to attend this 10 week conference and video series. DISCOVER the JOY and Purpose in your story.
ALL are WELCOME!!!
It’s Bingo, BINGO–don’t you know?! Games are held at the Gregg Fellowship Center. Doors open at 6.15 p.m. Games will start at 7 p.m.
Here are the dates:
- May 8th, 22nd and 29th;
- June 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th;
- July 10th, 21st and 28th;
- August 7th, 14th, 21st, 15th, and 28th;
- September 11th and 25th; and
- October 9th and 23rd.
Cost is $9 per set. Check back here for information on the callers. BINGO!!
Rummikub, Mexican Train, Scrabble, Hand ‘n Foot, Mahjong…players choose from these and other games (except no cage wrestling). Share your skills or learn some new ones as you compete, laugh and exercise your brain. Coffee, treats and a stunning view of Paradise Bay provided from Carol’s Hangout at the BIC Center.
Euchre is back again for the season! Join us every Thursday (except holiday weeks) at the Stoney at 7pm You do not need a partner to play. Just come on down and join in the fun. QuestionS? Call Andy at 2150.
Acertified community-based recreational exercise program designed to assist in reducing pain level, increasing flexibility and mobility, and enhancing the ability to cope with arthritis and daily activities. This program emphasizes balance, strength, flexibility, range of motion and brain power, too! Try it…it’s free and it really works!
St James Township is seeking applications for the position of a trustee for the Beaver Island Transportation Authority (BITA). The responsibilities of the trustee are summarized below. The vacancy will be appointed for the remainder of the current term (through September 2021). The candidate appointed shall reside within St James.
BITA is the owner of the M/V Emerald Isle and is responsible for overseeing funding for maintenance and equipment for the operation.
The following Core Skills are Important:
- Transportation Issues – Work with the Beaver Island Boat Co (BIBCO), the operator of the M/V Emerald Isle in effectively providing transportation and freight services for island community
- Government Operations – Knowledge of federal, state, and local transportation funding (not required, but helpful)
- Interpersonal Skills – Communicates effectively, Listens attentively, Works effectively with individuals, Possesses knowledge of what constitutes ethical behavior, Demonstrates behavior that results in public trust, Manages adversity and hostility effectively
- Leadership Abilities – Possesses vision, especially relative to the ferry, Utilizes consensus-building techniques
- Policymaking Skills – Knows how to critically examine proposals to evaluate how the proposed policies and practices could affect the authority, operator, and future ferry transportation. Utilizes effective research techniques to become more knowledgeable about matters that come before BITA
BITA meets at 12 noon the second Tuesday of each month. More information on BITA can be obtained at beaverislandtransportationauthority.com
Applications must be submitted by October 25, 2019. Any interested applicants must submit a letter of interest explaining how they can carry out the responsibilities and how their individual skills will benefit BITA. Letters must be submitted by email to:
Supervisor Kathleen McNamara, email@example.com
Join us for Pickleball every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. As long as it is warm out, we play on the municipal tennis courts unless it rains (in which case we play at the County Building). This winter, we’ll play either at the BIC Center or at school. Pickleball is great exercise, but anyone can play. We get a little competitive sometimes, but mostly we play for fun–and we be sure to make room for novices. So join us for great exercise, comraderie and fun.
It’s our our annual Halloween party at the Circle M! Any and all are welcome! Appetizers are appreciated but not required. And last but most certainly not least this will be a BYOB type of party!
We know it’ll be a great time so why not come out and join the fun!
Fr. Jim Siler and the congregation of Holy Cross Catholic Church invite you to join them for Mass on Sunday mornings at 9:30. A Vigil Mass is celebrated Saturday afternoons at 4. Mass is also celbrated Tuesday through Friday morning at 9 with a Rosary following Mass on Tuesdays and Eucharistic Adoration following Mass on Fridays.
We have an informal time together with songs, praise and looking to the Bible for instruction and encouragement. Light refreshments are served following the worship service for a time of getting aquainted and fellowship.