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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

Office Hours

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

2020 MEETING DATES

MECOSTA TOWNSHIP BOARDS

Township Board 6 p.m.

January 14           February 11        March 5* Thursday
April 14                 May 12                 June 9
July 14                   August 11            September 8
October 13          November 10     December 8

2nd Tuesday of the month unless noted (*)

Planning Commission 6 p.m.

January 7             February 4           March 3

April 7                   May 5                    June  2

July no meeting                                August 4 

September TBD                                October TBD

November TBD                                 December TBD

1st Tuesday of the month unless noted

Board of Review

March 2020 Board of Review

March 3, 2020 Organizational Meeting 3 p.m.

March 09, 2020 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. March 11, 2019 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

March 12, 2020 3 p.m. if needed

July Board of Review July 21, 2020 3p.m

December Board of Review December 15, 2020 3 p.m.

Cemetery Board 

March 19, 2020 7 p.m. location T.B.D.


Special Meetings



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

1st Saturday in May 2, 2020 8 a.m.-noon. 

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.

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