2023 Clean-up Days:
Saturday, June 3
Saturday, August 26
Click here to pay your taxes online
Please note: There will be a 3% processing fee added for online payments.
As of March 1, 2023, the 2022 summer and winter tax payments can no longer be paid at the township and must now be paid at the County Building, 113 Chestnut St.
View Your taxes due or paid (link to Allegan County site)
WINTER WEATHER NOTICE
The township office may close without notice during periods of wintery weather conditions. If you need immediate assistance during these periods, please see the lists to the right with direct contact phone numbers and emails
You have voted for recycling in the township! We will be working with the Allegan County Recycling to get things set-up, however, we have been informed that this will take some time. Bids must be obtained, paperwork completed, forms and recycling cards printed, etc. before we can begin. From our understanding, actual recycling will not begin until early 2024. In the meantime, unfortunately, you will have to discard your recyclables with your normal trash.
One option we have, if you choose to do so, is bring your cardboard, paper, and cans to the marked dumpsters at Broken Arrow Recycling, located at 1100 Lincoln Road, just past the blinker at 26th Street, heading towards Otsego.
Calkins Dam Updates
Here is your LINK for Election Results
Property Fraud Alert
A FREE service to property owners of Allegan County
Our New Office Entrance is OPEN in the rear of the building.
Tax payments, documents, and/or Ballots can be deposited in our secure drop box to the right of the new entrance.
Free or Low-Cost Transportation for Allegan County Seniors
Seniors, do you struggle with transportation to get to the pharmacy or medical appointments? There is FREE or low-cost (donation-based) transportation available for seniors (age 60 or older) in Allegan County. Transportation is offered seven days a week, excluding holidays. Requests should be scheduled 72 business hours in advance so driver accommodations can be made. To register and schedule a ride call 269-673-5472 ext. 261.
There are many places to get your free covid vaccine,
including Rite Aid, Walgreens, Allegan County Health Department, and
many more. Many places are walk-in
Rite Aid: 560 Jenner, 269-673-2181
Walgreens: 1277 M89 Plainwell, 269-685-5623
Allegan Community Pharmacy is now a part of Rite Aid: 269-637-2181
Moore Family Pharmacy: 100 Monroe St. Allegan, 269-673-6749
Foreclosure fact sheet
Burn Permit: 269-686-5222
Building/Electrical/Plumbing & Mechanical
Link to permit applications
The Importance of Getting a Permit (building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing)
Links to "How To" Building Videos
A starting point in your
project. See what's involved before you begin.
Attention Homeowners and Roofers:
STRUCTURAL RE-ROOFING YOUR HOUSE REQUIRES
A BUILDING PERMIT. Replacing shingles only does not require a
LINK TO PERMITS
BEFORE YOU DIG VIDEOS WITH JOHN RATZENBERGER (CLIFF FROM CHEERS)
WASTE SERVICES/RECYCLING INFORMATION:
We've voted for the recycling and, according to Allegan County, a lot needs to happen first so it will start in January of 2024.
2023 FEE SCHEDULE FOR REGULAR TRASH PICKUP: WASTE 96-GALLON CART, $14.12* PER MONTH, WEEKLY PICKUP, BILLED QUARTERLY
*At least through April 2023
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?
UNIFORM VIDEO SERVICES LOCAL FRANCHISE ACT
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).
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