BULLETIN BOARD - 2014
Meetings are as
Township Board -
January 8th, 7:30pm
January 20th, 7pm
Zoning Board of Appeals -
January 5th, 7:30pm
Jewell Road bridge is now open.
road information is available by calling the Road Commission @ 546-4250.
If you would like to report a pothole or
have questions for the Livingston County Road Commission,
please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org We
encourage you to ask for a response.
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 on D-19. They are projected to be
heard for a one mile radius.
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 @
detector program fire
Informational Charter Cable channel is 191
Livingston County Resource Guide
Copies of the Guide are
available at the Township Hall. It was assembled 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.
Social Security and
Veterans Affairs payments are making changes, 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 or to a Direct Express®
Debit MasterCard® card account. Additional information is available @
Dial 811 to reach Miss Dig for any project you may need flagged.
Power outages can be reported on their
or phone 800-477-4747
installing advanced utility meters with transmitting digital meters.
There is an approved DTE opt-out program. If you choose to
participate in that program you must meet the following requirements: be
a residential customer, be the customer of record at the indicated site
address and agree to pay the following fees:
$67.20 AMI Opt-out initial fee, $9.80 AMI Opt-out monthly charge. These
fees will be assessed for each site address participating in the Opt-Out
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 @
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
Issues you would like
to report to us, please email
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
1-888-481-0439. This line is manned by a live operator.
call 546-7510, weekdays 8am - 4pm. After hours/weekends call
Marion Township's library offers books, puzzles, videos and a
variety of magazines.
Come in and
check it out; there is no charge and no need to return the items to us.
There are also pamphlets for County area agencies.
Carnegie Library -
The Library offers a convenient pick-up service at Parker Middle School.
Materials can be requested on-line and can be picked up 24 hours a day
in secured-access lockers at Parker School. There is also a book return drop box located at
Parker 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 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 -
This program serves income eligible
families free of charge. Program includes home energy audits, wall &
attic insulation, ventilation, furnace repair or replacement and
other energy savings measures. If you're interested,
contact OLHSA Housing &
Energy Dept, phone numbers are 248-209-2760 or
Questions, Livingston County has Answers!
(Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program) provided through AAA 1-B
Information on your Medicare choices, plan comparisons to estimate
your costs prior to choosing/changing your plan, programs
to reduce the cost of your health care, information and assistance with
Medicare billing issues.
The phone number is 800-803-7174
or for AAA 1-B 800-852-7795 .
Township offers free notary services to the residents
during business hours.
DEQ Information on
Heritage Days Cookbooks
Heritage Days Cookbooks are
available at the Township Offices for purchase, they are $10.00 each.
Recipes submitted by
Residents and Employees.
Township is selling brick pavers to be
put around the gazebo. They are available for purchase, click on
the link if you would like to purchase a brick and mail the order form to the Township -
Township Park #1
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
- Jack Lowe Memorial Park
is located on the Township property just west of the Township Hall.
There is a disc golf course and gazebo with picnic tables for your enjoyment. The Township is
selling engraved brick
pavers to be placed around the gazebo.
Township Park Meeting Dates 2014/15 - 6pm
28, 2014, February 24, April 28, May 26 and June 23, 2015.
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
A Tree - Peaceable Paws LLC
on how to react if you encounter an aggressive animal.
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
is offering recycling services for residents, dumpsters are located near
the lower level at the Township Hall for paper, plastics and glass. 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.
Alchin's Disposal is now
offering on site dumping and recycling, Mon - Thurs,11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Their Phone number is 223-7119, website is
is a membership fee for recycling and a disposal per item fee for large
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 email@example.com
Recycling services are
available to Residents from Recycle Livingston. Annual membership fee is
$27 per household or $22 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.
Business memberships are available, call 517-548-4439.