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Mecosta Township

Offices will be closed until further notice

Mecosta Township will remain open for emergency services. Township officials will be in and out of their offices. If you have an emergency that require Mecosta Township, please call Michele Graham at 231-679-6179 , Mary Quinlan at 231-679-7807 or Lois Brennan at 231-679-5015 for hall rentals. Visit http://mecostatwp.org/ for on-line news and services.

Junk Day/Spring Clean-up is postponed. Will reschedule at a later date.

 

Get the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak at Michigan.gov/Coronavirus and CDC.gov/Coronavirus.

Contact Information

Mecosta Township Hall

Mailing Address:
19729 11 Mile Rd
Big Rapids, MI  49307-9423

Phone: (231) 796-8935 

Fax: (231) 796-9185


Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 

8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Holidays

MECOSTA TOWNSHIP HOLIDAYS 2020

January 1, 2020

NEW YEAR’S DAY

CLOSED

April 10, 2020

GOOD FRIDAY

CLOSED

May 25, 2020

MEMORIAL DAY

CLOSED

July 3, 2020

INDEPENDENCE DAY

CLOSED

September 7, 2020

LABOR DAY

CLOSED

November 11, 2020

VETERAN’S DAY

CLOSED

November 25, 2020

THANKSGIVING EVE

OPEN TIL NOON

November 26, 2020

THANKSGIVING

CLOSED

November 27, 2020

THANKSGIVING

CLOSED

December 24, 2020

CHRISTMAS EVE

CLOSED

December 25, 2020

CHRISTMAS

CLOSED

December 31, 2020

NEW YEAR’S EVE

CLOSED


Special Meetings

Special Meeting Notice

PUBLIC HEARING:

Mecosta Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on June 23, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mecosta Township Hall located at 19729 11 Mile Road, Big Rapids, MI 49307. The following will be considered:

PSU200001 A request to operate a sawmill as a home occupation.

Property is zoned Ag and further described as 7275 200th Ave. Stanwood, MI

54 09 027 010 000. SEC 27 T14N R10W MECOSTA TWP., MECOSTA CO., MICHIGAN, THAT PART OF SE 1/4 LYING E OF ROAD R/W OF U S 131 THAT IS DESC IN LIBER 379 PAGE 427 C. S. # 54013 PCL # 45

A copy of the application, Mecosta Township Zoning Ordinance, and map are available for review at the township hall during regular business hours. Public participation is invited, and oral or written comments will be accepted up to and during the public hearing. Written comments and requests for additional information should be directed to Michele G Graham, Interim Zoning Administrator at the Mecosta Township Office.

Mecosta Township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes of printed materials, to individuals with disabilities upon five-business days’ notice to the Township. Individuals requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Lois Brennan, Township Clerk.

Michele G Graham

Zoning Administrator/Supervisor

231-796-8935 ext.2

posted 05/29/2020

 

Township Hall

Mecosta Township is pleased to announce receiving a $205,400 grant for Michigan’s Dragon at the Hardy Dam, from the Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF). All matching funds will be provided by Corporate donations that have been received by Michigan’s Dragon at the Hardy Dam. This grant is to be used exclusively for that portion of the Dragon that is in Mecosta Township.


Township Board
Michele Graham  Supervisor 
Lois Brennan Clerk
Mary Quinlan Treasurer
John R Johnson Trustee
James Cain Trustee

Burn Permits
Only the DNR is authorized to grant burn permits. For permits: http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/burnpermits/.
Junk Day

Junk Day/Spring Clean-up is postponed. Will reschedule at a later date.

CLEANUP GUIDELINES
MATERIAL PREPARATION

All loose material must be in containers. No shoveling of pickup beds will be allowed.
•Material must be of appropriate size to fit inside the hopper of a garbage truck.
•All liquids must be removed before disposal.
•All containers (pails, drums, etc.) must be unsealed and open for inspection.
LOADING/UNLOADING
•All material must be unloaded by residents with assistance from Granger associates, following
accepted safety guidelines.
•All material must be unloaded by hand.
•No commercial or dumping trailers are allowed.
•No shoveling of materials out of truck beds will be allowed.
ACCEPTED
•Furniture
•Appliances (non-Freon-containing or certified that Freon was properly removed)
•Scrap metal
•Lumber and other long materials (must be 4 ft. or shorter)
•Small amounts of remodeling waste
•Carpet
•Motorized equipment lawn equipment (gasoline, oil and any other liquids must be removed)
•Discarded general household items (clothes, toys, bicycles, etc.)
•Paint (latex only, must be solidified)
NOT ACCEPTED
•Yard waste,
 Liquids of any kind, Oil-based paint, stain, varnish, Appliances containing Freon, Concrete or other masonry materials, Dirt or rocks, Tires, Lead acid automotive batteries, Hazardous materials,Any container with a hazardous waste label, Fluorescent light fixtures, Flammable or explosive material, Propane tanks, unless valve is removed, Construction, demolition or roofing material, Asbestos, Ignitable, corrosive, reactive or toxic materials,Commercial waste

MUST BE A MECOSTA TOWNSHIP PROPERY OWNER OR RESIDENT 

Granger Waste Services reserves the right to reject any material not suitable for disposal due to size, weight or type of material.

Employment Opportunities