Flint Township View

In brief

Roundabout set for July

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission is set to begin construction on a new roundabout on Grand Blanc Road at Embury Road in July.

In addition to installing the roundabout, construction crews will rebuild Grand Blanc Road between Dort Highway and the city limits of Grand Blanc. — L.R.

Medical marijuana licensing hearing set

GOODRICH — The Village of Goodrich council will have a public hearing to receive input on a proposed medical marijuana caregiver ordinance.

The proposed ordinance is identical to the guidelines recently adopted in Atlas Township. It would require medical marijuana caregivers to apply for local licensure, allow inspections, and provide information about patients.

The hearing will take place at the Monday, April 12, meeting. — L.R.

Township earns financial distinction

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Blanc Township has achieved the Government Finance Officers Association’s certificate of achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

The certificate is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting. — L.R.

Water tank updates approved

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Township Board of Trustees has hired Zelmer Welding LLC of Baroda to update the four water storage tanks, at a cost of $21,200.

Department of Public Works Director Jeff Sears said the facilities were inspected last fall, and found to have insufficient screening over the vents.

“What is boils down to is some standards changed at the state level for the mesh that we put over the vents so critters and debris can’t get into the tanks,” Sears said. “It has to be a finer mesh now, and it has to be welded onto the tank itself, so it’s not something we can do in-house.”

The facilities are located on Holly, Saginaw, Embury and Baldwin roads. — L.R.

New Culver’s to open March 29

DAVISON TWP. — The new Culver’s of Davison, located at the corner of Irish Road and Court Street, next to Menards, will open March 29.

A spokesperson for the restaurant chain said they are getting a lot of inquiries on when the restaurant plans to open, and they are “really looking forward to being a part of the Davison community.”

The restaurant is located on 1.6 acres at the Menard’s site and the project is the culmination of nearly five years of negotiations with the national chain to bring one of its restaurants to the township.

Both Menards and Culver’s will use the same driveway off Court Street.

According to the Culver’s website, the company was founded in 1984 by Craig and Lea Culver, along with Craig’s parents George and Ruth, when they opened the first Culver’s in the family’s hometown of Sauk City, Wisconsin.

The restaurant chain is known for its famous ButterBurgers and Frozen Custard. There is a location in Grand Blanc and another in Lapeer. — G.G.

Easter happenings at Richfield United Methodist Church

RICHFIELD TWP. — Richfield United Methodist Church, 10090 E. Coldwater Rd. (East of M-15), will be celebrating the Easter holiday with several events.

Eggstravangaza, an Easter egg hunt, will be held March 27 from 3-4 p.m. Palm Sunday services are March 28 at 10 a.m., while Good Friday services are on April 2 at 6:30 p.m. and Easter Sunday service are April 4 at 10 a.m. — G.G.

Davison Eagles organizing co-ed softball teams

RICHFIELD TWP. — The Davison City of Flags Aerie 3589, 3270 N. State Rd., is organizing co-ed softball teams for a Sunday league. Anyone interested should call Pat at 810-410-6145. — G.G.