33rd Annual Ox Roast and Homecoming 2017

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Join us this Labor Day Weekend for the 33nd Annual Ox Roast and Homecoming Festival !!

Held in our picturesque Village Park, Lawrence’s signature annual event is fun for the whole family. All weekend there will be: various booths to explore, food vendors, Lawrence Lions Club Bingo Tent, Lions Club Beer Tent, The Knightwinds Renaissance Group exhibition, kids free train rides, kids games, music performances at the Pavilion.  Fun for all ages this Labor Day in Lawrence…See you there!

Saturday: At 8 am The Watermelon Run (5k/10k/15kWalk&Run) will start at The VBISD Conference Center. If you’re in the mood to shop, check out what local farmers and artisans have to offer this fall and enjoy the freshest produce at the Farmers’ Market in the park, held on Saturday.   There is also our Classic Car & Motorcyle Show, along with the 2nd year of the Truck N Shine which takes place at the VBISD learning center parking lot. In the pavilion live bands will perform in the Pavilion.  Later in the night there is a Teen Dance at the pavilion, along with the Lions Club Beer Tent.

Sunday: There is a non denomination church service in the park, with kids Pedal Pull event in the afternoon. Music again at the Pavilion. New this year is a 3 on 3 sand Volleyball tournament at 10 AM.  and a Pie Baking Contest. The Lions Club Beer Tent will be running and we closed out the night at the Lawrence High School football field with games, entertainment, and FIREWORKS.

Monday: The Labor Day Parade followed up with Pavilion music by Jeff Kasabucky and friends. The Duck Race in the afternoon and raffle.


pdf schedule of Lawrence Ox Roast and Homecoming

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  • Sunday Sept 4 – (pull down to view)
  • Monday Sept 5 – (pull down to view)
  • Friday night Lawrence comes alive to celebrate the arrival of Ox Roast weekend.

Interested in a Booth in the Park ? Ox Roast booth registration form http://www.lawrencemi.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Contract-vendor.pdf

Interested in entering in our Labor Day Parade? Ox Roast parade app

 

Code and Zoning Administrator Position Open

The Village of Lawrence is accepting applications for a qualified contracted Zoning Administrator and Code Enforcement Officer.

The officer shall act in an individual capacity as an independent contractor and as such, shall be responsible for reporting his own income for tax withholding purposes. The zoning administrator and enforcement officer should have the equivalent of the following training and experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or GED. Ability to understand architectural plans, construction documents, blueprints, and site plans. A deductive, logical system of thought common in reading and interpreting legal documents. An ability to read legal descriptions and similar documents pertinent to zoning administration.

Qualifications Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in code enforcement, investigations, code interpretation or a related field. Working knowledge of zoning law or past experience as a zoning administrator preferred, and effective written and oral communication skills. Must possess good organizational skills to prioritize and schedule work load appropriately, to be able to work independently with little supervision, to meet deadlines, to keep good records and must have current valid Michigan vehicle operator’s license and provide own transportation.

Interested parties send letter of interest and resume to office@lawrencemi.org or Village of Lawrence, P.O. Box 217, Lawrence, Michigan, 49064 by August 18, 2017.

July 4th, 2017 Hours

In observance of Independence Day, the Village Hall will be closed

Tuesday July 4th.

Please feel free to leave payments in the drop box to your right.  Receipts will be available during normal business hours on Wednesday, July 5th.

Have a happy and safe holiday!

 

Special Council Meeting

Notice of Special Council Meeting

 Village of Lawrence Council

The Village of Lawrence will hold a Special Council Meeting regards to increase of .1193 mills in the operating tax millage rate to be levied on property in 2017.

The Special Council Meeting will be held at 7:00 PM on June 29, 2017 at the following location:

Village Hall located at 157 N Paw Paw Street, Lawrence MI 49064.

 

Posted 06/26/17 Lucinda R. Nower, Lawrence Village Clerk

 

Truth and Taxation Public Hearing

The Village of Lawrence will hold a public hearing on the proposed increase of .1193 mills in the operating tax millage rate to be levied on property in 2017.

The hearing will be held at 6:30pm on June 29, 2017 at the following location:  Village Hall located at 157 South Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, Michigan 49064.

Lucinda Nower

Clerk

National Public Work’s Week

We recognize, appreciate, and honor our public works crew during this National Public Works Week (May 21-27, 2017) which celebrates the vital role public works plays in connecting us all together. Public works provides, maintains, and improves the structures and services that assure a higher quality of life for all. Its parks, streets, roads, bridges, and public transportation keep us linked together from coast to coast, and its clean water and sanitation services keep us healthy and allow our communities to grow and prosper. The Village of Lawrence proudly salutes and thanks our public works professionals Dave Deloach, Brian Johnson and Jim Groth who work tirelessly every day to strengthen not only Lawrence but every community across the country.

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