Around Town: Paint Dexter Plein; City Council; Zoning Board of Appeals

Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival Workshops

Youth Workshops

The Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival will host the Children’s Painting Workshops on Wednesday, August 17th. The sessions are separated by age bracket and include: elementary school age, middle school age, and high school age and above.

For more information, or to register for one or more of these sessions, please visit https://paintdexter.com/youth-workshops/.

All art supplies provided.
Workshops held rain or shine.
Cost to participate is $10 per child/young adult.

Adult Workshop

We are very excited to offer an adult workshop taught by nationally known, award-winning artist Ken DeWaard. Ken will also be serving as our Awarding Judge for the Plein Air and Quick Draw Competitions. His two-day workshop will be held on Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th.

Mediums: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Pastel
Cost: $300
Class size is limited

To register or for more information about the Ken DeWaard workshop, please visit https://paintdexter.com/workshop-for-adults/.

Dexter Community Garden

The Dexter Community Garden located on Dan Hoey Road still has a few remaining plots available. If you are interested in having your own plot in the garden, fill out the Community Garden Form and send it to Olga Austin at austin.olga@gmail.com.

The Dexter City Council will hold the following Public Hearings on Monday, June 13, 2022 at 7:00PM at 3515 Broad Street:

The purpose of the public hearings are to: 1) receive comments regarding the FY 2022-23 Water/Sewer Rates and 2) receive comments regarding the FY 2022-23 Millage Rate and Budget. Written comments may also be forwarded to jbreyer@dextermi.gov no later than 5:00pm on Monday, June 13, 2022.

To see the rates changes, millage rates and budget, go to dextermi.gov/government/public_hearings_and_notices.php, click “2022”, and select the documents listed for the upcoming June 13, 2022 meeting.

The public hearings will also be live-streamed via Zoom at the link below:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88662219627
877 853 5247, 888 788 0099 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 886 6221 9627#

The Dexter Zoning Board of Appeals will hold the following Public Hearing on June 20, 2022 at 7:00PM at 3515 Broad Street:

The applicant is requesting the following variance for property located at 7580 Third Street (08-08-05-260-001):

  • A 3.7 foot variance from the 15-foot front yard setback requirements in Section 20.01 of the City of Dexter Zoning Ordinance to allow construction of an enclosed structure.


To see more information on the public hearing, go to dextermi.gov/government/public_hearings_and_notices.php, click “2022”, and select the documents for the upcoming June 20, 2022 meeting.

The public hearing will also be live-streamed via Zoom at the link below:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83309158346
888 788 0099, 877 853 5247 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 997 8525 5787#

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