MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW IS BEING HELD VIRTUALLY via
ZOOM THIS YEAR DUE TO MDHHS COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. AS ALWAYS, APPEALS
CAN BE SUBMITTED BY MAIL PROVIDED THEY ARE RECEIVED PRIOR TO 4PM,
Wednesday, March 10, 1pm to 4pm and 6pm to 9pm
Friday, March 12, 9am to Noon and 1pm to 4pm
Joshua Simmons is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting during the appeal hearings.
Topic: Valley Township March Board of Review
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Meeting ID: 843 4472 1200
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View Your taxes due (link to Allegan County site)
WINTER TAX COLLECTION
Winter taxes paid after February 16, 2021 will include a penalty.
Please check with the office or treasurer for current amount. When
no one is in the office, there is a dropbox at the top of the stairs.
Last day to pay 2020 taxes at the township is March 1, 2021.
NOTE: Cash payments require exact change.
November 2020 Election Results
Debunking Election Misinformation, Myths, and Rumors
CISA Rumor Control Page. According to the Federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), this webpage is for people with questions about the security of their vote and preemptively debunks potential areas for disinformation. It is maintained by CISA in the Department of Homeland Security.
SOS Fact Check Page. This webpage debunks misinformation about conduct of elections in Michigan. It is maintained by the Michigan Department of State.
Joint Statement from the Elections Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council and Sector Coordinating Council Executive Committees, which includes the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) and the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED). This includes the following statement: “The November 3rd election was the most secure in American history.”
The vaccine program is now ramping up. Please see Allegan County site for more information and how and where to sign up
Even if you have received your
vaccine, all individuals should continue to take the following basic
personal-hygiene measures to prevent the spread of the virus:
• continue social distancing, wear a mask in public ;
• wash your hands often with soap and water or use hand sanitizer;
• avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands;
• cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing;
• avoid handshakes;
• avoid contact with people who are sick; and
• stay home when you are sick.
Township Office and Board Meeting
Policy on Covid19
Masks are encouraged.
If you've been in contact with someone who is positive, or if you
have any symptoms, please conduct your township business by phone,
fax, or email (as listed to the right). Thank you.
How to Prevent the spread
for Schools, Businesses, and Non-Profits
WASTE SERVICES ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Update November 1 2020:
We have come up short of the 250 residents needed to start the 96
gallon cart recycling. We are persuing alternatives to the Republic
recycling service but it will take more time.
2021 FEE SCHEDULE FOR REGULAR TRASH PICKUP: WASTE 96-GALLON CART, $13.64 PER MONTH, WEEKLY PICKUP, BILLED QUARTERLY
New Driver's Licenses:
It’s time to get REAL
message from Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson
Echo Point Shooting Range Issues:
The township is still working towards a solution to the increased noise issues generated by the remodeled shooting range. If you have any issues with the noise or any other issues with the shooting range, please call the DNR hotline and leave your complaint via voice or text: 800-292-7800.
Together, we can work towards a comprimise with the DNR to reduce the increased volume coming from the shooting range.
New Videos to help Protect Michigan's Shorelines
The state Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy has created a series of new videos to promote the Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program to help residents who live along a shoreland (lakes and streams) protect the environment of their home and water quality. Currently, there are five videos available on such topics as shoreline zone, buffer zone, lake zone and others.
PROPER DISPOSAL OF UNNEEDED MEDICATIONS
Trouble with your Cable Provider?
This is a link to the DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESS which allows customers who are unable to resolve their video/cable televison complaints with their provider to file a complaint with the MPSC (Michigan Public Service Commission).
Links to "How To" Building Videos
Attention Homeowners and Roofers:
STRUCTURAL RE-ROOFING YOUR HOUSE REQUIRES
A BUILDING PERMIT. Replacing shingles only does not require a permit.
LINK TO PERMITS
Burn Permit: 269-686-5222
BEFORE YOU DIG VIDEOS WITH JOHN RATZENBERGER (CLIFF FROM CHEERS)
The Importance of Getting a Permit (building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing)
Building and Electrical Permits
Valley Township now issues Building permits, Electrical
permits, and inspections for the township
Link to permit applications
The Clerk's office provides Notary services to residents free of charge.