Upcoming Election May 4, 2021
Spring Clean-up Day 2021
The Valley Township resident's annual Spring Clean-up day is scheduled for May 22, 2021 at Hicks' Property 4726 118th Avenue by Round Lake. Hours are 9am-5pm.
Approx. 1 mile west of DNR office, Round Lake area - south side
Not accepted: Paint cans, yard waste,
old cabinet t.v.s, burn barrels, household garbage.
Accepted: Refrigerators, stoves, washers,
small appliances, old furniture
and unwanted household items, limit of 2 tires (must be on rims)
Please note: We are unable to get more dumpsters in the afternoon due to Republic's Saturday hours. Once the afternoon dumpsters are full, they cannot accept any more.
The vaccine program is now available. 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.
View Your taxes due or paid (link to Allegan County site)
Taxes can no longer be paid at the township. Please submit or take
your payments to the Allegan County Treasurer at the courthouse downtown
113 Chestnut St.
Burn Permit: 269-686-5222
FIVE STEPS TO SAFE DIGGING
1. Contact MISS DIG 811 on-line or by phone
2. Wait 3 business days for utilites to be marked
3. Check status on-line to be sure utilities have been marked
4. Hand dig when digging within 4 feet of paint or flags
5. Dig with care
Building/Electrical/Plumbing & Mechanical
Link to permit applications
WASTE SERVICES ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
We have come up short of the 250 residents needed to start the 96
gallon cart recycling. We are persuing alternatives to the Republic
home pickup 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
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.”
Echo Point Shooting Range Issues:
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 try to 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
BEFORE YOU DIG VIDEOS WITH JOHN RATZENBERGER (CLIFF FROM CHEERS)
The Importance of Getting a Permit (building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing)
The Clerk's office provides Notary services to residents free of charge.