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FALL 2021 Township Clean Up Day, Saturday, September 18 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Non-Hazardous Household Clean-Up Day: Our next trash day is Saturday, September 18, 2021, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the Township Hall Parking Lot 15051 110th Avenue, Rodney MI 49342.  NO EARLY DROP-OFFS AND NO LATE DROP OFFS .  No hazardous materials.  Bring coupon with you that came in your Summer tax notice.  See flyer on website.

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Postmarks as Payments

NEW: Postmarks are no longer accepted for tax payments. Payment must be in the office by the close of business on the last day to avoid interest.

Nov 5 - Voting Registration

Remember to get registered to vote! Registering as early as possible makes the process much easier when Election day, November 5, comes around.

JULY 12 - Martiny Twp Converts to LED

Martiny Township Hall lighting has been converted to LED due to participation in the Consumers Energy Business Energy Efficiency Program.   Application was made last May to retro-fit all of the lighting at the township hall and pavilion.  The cost of the project to the township was $5,545.75.  A rebate of $442.80 was received from Consumers Energy.  This effort will help achieve energy savings and reduce our energy consumption for years to come.

JULY 16 - Parking Lot Resurfaced

Township Hall parking lot was resurfaced by Taylor Asphalt.

JULY 25 - Secure After Hours Drop Box

A secure after hours drop box is now available at the township hall for paying taxes (NO CASH) and submitting absentee ballots.  The drop box construction was completed July 25.

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AUGUST 27 - Martiny Township Boat Launch

Martiny Township boat launch at Horsehead Lake completed:  Annette’s Construction completed the project on August 27, just in time for the prime end of season boat removal from Horsehead Lake.  The project that was initiated and managed by former Township Supervisor, Bruce Cummings, almost 1 year ago, has come to fruition.  Thanks to the Michigan DNR for the supplies and structure material, the Horsehead Lake Association for notifying their members during the construction, and the many boat haulers who had to adjust their schedules during the construction.

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SEPT 7 - Fall 2019 Township Cleanup

Fall 2019 Township Cleanup: Although the turnout was lighter than expected, the Fall trash day was a success.  Two dumpsters were filled with unwanted items and our Township will be cleaner as a result.

SEPT 26 - Cemetery Roads Upgraded

Cemetery roads have been upgraded with new gravel this month.  Security implementation in the cemetery is being evaluated. The cemetery ordinance is being updated as well.

Census 2020

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2021 Hazardous Waste Collection

Saturday, October 9, 2021 9:00 AM to 12 Noon

Mecosta County Fairgrounds, 540 West Avenue, Big Rapids, MI 49307

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Upcoming Voting Information

10/31/20 - Clerks Office Hours Changed for Voter Registration 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11/2/20 - Clerks Office Hours Changed for Voter Registration 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11/3/20 – State General Election Polls Open 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Gypsy Moth Information 2020

If you have questions or concerns about gypsy moths, contact with Rick Lucas (USDA – (231) 796-2659).  We have learned that the only treatment occurring is in hot spots in the state. Let Rick know of infestation in your area so they can track it.

Mecosta County Hazardous Waste Collection day

Mecosta County Hazardous Waste Collection day is Saturday, October 10 from 9:00 AM until Noon at the Chippewa Hills High School 3226 Arthur Rd., Remus, MI 49340. Check their website for further information  A permit is required for 200 pounds of waste or more.