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Traverse City Record Eagle (Newspaper) - March 14, 2015, Traverse City, MichiganSaturday March 14, 2015 $ 1.00 daily 2.00 sunday Call 231 946 2187 to subscribe follow us on twitter and Facebook � � l o t t e r y i n d e x traverse City Mich. Copyright 2014 wow. Record Eagle. Com midday dailies 9 8 7, 0 1 9 1 dailies 7 0 2, 3 1 7 5 fantasy 5 21 32 33 34 39 classic 47 Jackpot $ 2,300,000 Keno 15 17 20 22 23 25 27 30 32 39 42 43 49 50 56 57 63 65 70 74 79 80 Mega millions 08 22 30 42 45 Mega Ball 3 Power Ball Jackpot $ 137 million advice. 5c body & soul. 1c business. 6b classifieds. 1d comics. 6d nation. 6a obituaries. 4c opinion. 4 5a Region state. 3a sports. 1b world. 7a wow. Record Eagle. Com body soul class quells falling fears. Page 1c world ukrainets War stains childhood. Page 7a w h a t s i n s i d e High 40 Low 25 Page 8b saturday a1 traverse City a City residents efforts to expose a misconception about a zoning proposal to let homeowners add Small apartments to their properties could Block efforts to open the City to so called Granny Flats. The ordinance would allow the creation of up to 10 accessory dwelling units or adus each year in single family neighbourhoods. The would be ordinance includes limits on size separate Access to the unit and design requirements to ensure the units maintain single family neighbourhood so existing characteristics. Owners must also live on the property. Central neighbourhood resident Jan Cleland discovered the proposed ordinance does not restrict rentals to six months As Many believed. She took that information to City commissioners on March 2. Now one commissioner who As a planning commissioner helped draft the ordinance May reconsider her support when commissioners meet monday at 7 p. M. In the governmental Center. Ism pretty sure we had determined that less than six months was not acceptable commissioner Jeanine easterday said of planning commissioners discussions. It originally said three months but we did not think that was Long enough. If its one month i think we have to postpone the vote she said. Cleland said she urged City staff who changed the ordinance language to publicize the elimination of the six month requirement but no action was taken. The change came when the City attorney reviewed the language said City planner Russ Soyring. There has to be a rationale behind the requirement. And it would be hard to justify if you cant rent an Adu for less than six months but you can rent a Home for one month Soyring said. Soyring said the change was made prior to planning commission votes but he said he remember change opens up possibilities h o u sing Granny Flats could be open for summer rentals by Brian Mcgillivary Mcgillivary record Eagle. Com record Eagle photo Jan Michael stump Jan Cleland outside her 12th Street Home in traverse City is not in favor of the potential of monthly Adu see change Page 2a rentals. Record Eagle photo Jan Michael stump Robert Zywicki chief water operator in the traverse City department of Public services stands under a plume of water from a fire hydrant at the Corner of Union and 16th streets As he and several other City workers attempt to flush More water through the City water system to keep the pipes thawed. Zywicki said there Are about nine Homes still dealing with Frozen pipes Down from about 400, adding that the threat still exists because overnight sub freezing temperatures continue to push the Frost layer lower. Traverse City visitors to downtown traverse City May pay More to Park this summer regardless of whether they arrive by boat or car. And some City residents around the downtown face an even larger fee increase just to Park in front of their own Homes. City commissioners will review requests to raise both meter parking fees and Marina rates for transient boaters when they meet monday at 7 p. M. In the governmental Center. Neither of those increases Are expected to Garner much opposition but a proposal to charge $ 24 annually for residential parking permits faces a stiffer Challenge. Residential permits Are part of a Pilot program that dates Back More than a decade to restrict parking on some residential streets around the downtown. Residents Are allowed to get two permits to allow them to Park on the Street during the Day but the Cit yes downtown development authority now wants to charge for parking Marina fee raises to be reviewed by City commissioners f yes by Brian Mcgillivary Mcgillivary record Eagle. Com f Lushing the i be o it see City Page 2a inv Esti gation traverse City grand traverse county Law enforcement officials Promise a thorough investigation into whether traverse City police failed in their duty to act on criminal activity by former City manager Jered Ottenwess. The probe requested by grand traverse county prosecutor Bob Cooney late last month Likely wont be completed for at least another week despite initial Hopes i Ted be wrapped sooner said undersheriff Nate Alger. Thatus because the Lead investigator it. Brian Giddis will be attending previously scheduled training next week. Alger said the investigations nature a probe into another Law enforcement Agency yes handling of a potential crime by then City manager Ottenwess 36 Means another detective cant just step into Giddish shoes. It is important and it needs to be probe of to police continues sheriffs officials investigation will take at least another week by Matt Troutman Troutman record Eagle. Com see probe Page 2a p rep b basketball s scoreboard m Ore r results Section b to West 66 Alpena 63 Frankfort 64 Onekama 25 Boyne City 48 East Jordan 45 Boyne Falls 48 Bellaire 41 Suttons Bay 62 Northport 41 Mcbain 49 Manton 48

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