BOARD - 2013
Meetings are as
May 6th - Zoning Board of Appeals
& 23rd - Township
28th - Planning Commission
Meetings begin at 7:30 pm.
Area Fire Authority
The Fire Department would like to assist any Resident who may need help
in changing the batteries in their smoke detector and checking it to be
sure it is operational. If you are in need of a working smoke detector
in your home, they will provide you with a free one. Please contact them
at 517-546-0560 to schedule a date assist you or email @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Click on the link
below for additional information.
detector program fire
Informational Charter Cable channel is 99
Livingston County Resource Guide
Copies of the Guide are
available at the Township Hall. It was put together by the Livingston County Basic Needs Workgroup of
the Livingston County Human Services Collaborative Body.
– Did you know?
A Veterans Transportation Service is now established in Livingston
County. This service provides convenient and courteous transportation
for Veterans living in Livingston County to the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare
System on Fuller Road in Ann Arbor. Veterans interested
in this service
must call for a reservation at (800) 361-8387. There is no cost to ride
the shuttle with transportation departing from the VG's in Howell and
Meijer Stores located in Hartland, Howell and Brighton.
Click on the website below for help in reporting a power outage if
you are a DTE customer. There is also a map to show areas affected by an
Animal Control has made some policy changes that may affect you.
Inspection fees: Effective January 1st, they will
charge initial Kennel inspection
fees of $100 for 10 dogs or less; $150 for 11 dogs or
will NOT be done until the fee is paid.
Misdemeanor Tickets: Tickets for dogs without a license, dog
running at large, livestock at large, and failure to bury a dead
domestic animal. Standard court fines apply with the ticket; fines are
$195 - first offense, $260 - second offense, $410 - third offense and
fourth offense will go to the Prosecuting Attorney. Cases that fall
under Michigan Abuse & Neglect and Dangerous Dogs Laws
will still go through the Livingston County Prosecuting
Dog Licenses: State Law mandates that a dog MUST have a current
rabies vaccine and a current dog license. Renewal of the license is by
the rabies vaccination date. Proceeds from licensing help fund not only
animal control operations, but also the care for pets in the animal
shelter awaiting adoption.
Township offers free notary services to the residents of the township
during regular business hours.
Marion Township 2013 Personal Property Information
Personal Property Form
for completing this form are available on this link following the actual
Heritage Days Cookbooks
Heritage Days Cookbooks are
available at the Township Offices for purchase, they are $10.00 each. Recipes were submitted by
Residents and Employees for the
Township is selling brick pavers to be put around the gazebo. They are available for purchase, you may click on
the link if you would like to purchase a brick and mail the order form to the Township -
If you have any questions, please call Paula
Wyckoff at the Township during regular business
hours @ 517-546-1588.
Marion Township Tornado Sirens
Tornado sirens are tested on the first Thursday of every month at 9am.
Sirens are located at County Farm & Sexton Roads and another is located on D-19. They are projected to be
heard for a one mile radius.
Township Park #1
Marion Township Park
is located on Triangle Lake Road, just south
of Coon Lake Road. Park #1 includes children's play equipment, baseball diamond and walking trail. There is also a picnic table.
Township Park #2
Marion Township Park #2
is located on the Township property just west of the Township Hall.
There is a disc golf course and gazebo at the park for your enjoyment. We also
have picnic tables in the gazebo. The Township is
that you may have engraved to be put around the gazebo. If you have
please call Paula Wyckoff at the Township during regular business
hours @ 517-546-1588.
Park meetings are held monthly. Residents are welcome to attend,
we encourage your suggestions. A list of meeting dates is
the upcoming events page on the website. If recreation is your interest, come and join us. New members are welcome.
Township Park Meeting Dates 2013 - 6pm
26 - cancelled, April 23, May 28 and June 25, 2013.
Township has established a lending library for our residents to come in and use. Residents are encouraged to pick up or drop off books. We also
have a variety of magazines.
The library is open during regular business hours. Come in and
check it out.
County Community Alliance
The Alliance has placed "big red barrels" at 2 locations for
proper Prescription disposal. The 2 locations are: Livingston County
Jail, 150 S Highlander Way, Howell and Michigan State Police Post, 4803
Old US-23, Brighton (Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm). Funding for this
project is provided by Washtenaw Community Health Org. Department of
Community Health and Bureau of Substance Abuse &
Addiction. Additional information is available at www.neversaynevermi.com
Social Security and
Veterans Affairs payments are making changes. The US Department of the Treasury will pay all federal
benefit and non-tax payments electronically. Benefit recipients can
choose to receive their payments by direct deposit to a
bank or credit union account or to a Direct Express®
Debit MasterCard® card account. Additional information is available @
have complaints about your Cable TV and have been unable to resolve your
complaint, the Michigan Public Service Commission will assist you in resolving your issue. The phone
800-292-9555, fax # 517- 241-2400.
The website is
www.michigan.gov/mpsc, click on the video/cable button for information.
Their address is: Michigan Public Service Commission
Attention: Video Franchising
6545 Mercantile Way
You may e-mail the DPW department, email@example.com
if you have any issues you would like
to report to us. We will forward a list
of resident's names to the Cable company of anyone who
has experienced service
MHOG Utility Bill Payment
Residents may pay their sewer and water bill online by using the link below
to access the MHOG utility billing site. Master Card and Visa are the
credit cards that are accepted for payment purposes. https://genoa.merchanttransact.com
you have a water emergency you may call
1-888-481-0439. This line is manned 24 hours by a live operator.
you have a sewer emergency you may
call 546-7510, weekdays 8am - 4pm. After hours or on weekends call
Area Fire Authority
Click on the link
below to obtain information to obtain a smoke detector free of charge
from the Howell Area Fire Authority and Home Depot.
The Township is
offering recycling services for residents. We collect household batteries, used cell phones for LACASA and
eyeglasses for the Lions. The collection place for these items is located in
the lobby between the two double doors at the Township
Hall. This service is available during regular business hours only.
Alchin's Disposal is now
offering on site dumping,
Mon - Thurs,11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Their Phone number is 223-7119, website is www.alchinsdisposal.com
Livingston Recycle has added free electronics recycling for members.
Nonmembers will be able to recycle electronics with the $3 gate fee. For
further information, please call them at 1-517-548-4439
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recycling services are
available to Residents from Recycle Livingston. Annual membership fee is
$25 per household or $20 for those 62
& older. Hours of
operation are Saturdays 9am - 1pm and Wednesdays 11am - 5:30pm.
Membership applications are available by visiting the recycling center
during business hours. They are located at 170 Catrell, Howell; north of
Grand River. Business memberships are available by calling 517-548-4439.
Carnegie Library - www.howelllibrary.org
Library offers a convenient pick-up service at Parker Middle School.
be requested on-line and can be picked up 24 hours a day in
secured-access lockers at Parker
High School. There is also a book return drop box located at
Parker High School in
the west wing parking lot, as well as another at the Howell Meijer
store, near Customer Service.
These are easy ways to pick up and return books!
LETS is a service that transports Livingston
County United Way -
Pledge forms are
available at the Marion Township offices for the Livingston County
United Way. If you have any additional questions you may contact the
United Way @ 810-494-3000. Their address is 2980
Dorr Road in Brighton.
Livingston Human Service Agency -
The information and referral call center for
Livingston County health, human and community service needs.
Weatherization Works - Free Assistance Program - save money and
lower your utility bills. This program serves income eligible families
free of charge. The program includes home energy audits, wall &
attic insulation and ventilation, furnace repair or replacement and
other energy savings measures. If you are interested in this program,
contact OLHSA Housing &
Energy Dept., phone numbers are 248-209-2760 or
Dial 811 to reach Miss Dig for any project you may need flagged.
Ash Borer Warning
You may not move any
type of firewood out of the 20 quarantined counties in Michigan
(Livingston County is one of those counties). If you are caught, you will be found guilty of a civil infraction, misdemeanor or a felony.
You will also be fined and/or jailed: not
less than $1,000.00, not more than $250,000.00 and will be jailed for up to
5 years. For more information you may
A Tree - Peaceable Paws LLC
on how to react if you encounter an aggressive animal. BeATree.pdf
The following are tips from
Consumers Energy. Before a storm arrives have a portable radio, flashlights and fresh batteries handy. Learn how to turn
your electricity on and off at the circuit box.
During a thunderstorm or tornado unplug or turn off all unnecessary appliances. Stay away from windows,
doors or porches. Don't shower or bathe. If your home loses power, first
check for a blown fuse or a tripped circuit breaker. Watch for fallen
wires, broken utility poles or tree limbs on a power line.
To report an
outage or downed wire, please call 1-800-477-5050. For more tips you can check out
the Consumers Energy website @
The rain garden is located adjacent to the parking lot at the Township
Hall. The plants in a rain
garden help to
purify the water and slow the water
flow. Stop by when you have a chance, it's a great example of what
homeowners can add to their own yards to help with drainage and water