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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 2019


January 1, 2019

NEW YEAR’S DAY

CLOSED

April 19, 2019

GOOD FRIDAY

CLOSED

May 27, 2019

MEMORIAL DAY

CLOSED

July 4, 2019

INDEPENDENCE DAY

CLOSED

September 2, 2019

LABOR DAY

CLOSED

November 11, 2019

VETERAN’S DAY

CLOSED

November 28, 2019

THANKSGIVING

CLOSED

November 29, 2019

THANKSGIVING

CLOSED

December 24, 2019

CHRISTMAS EVE

CLOSED

December 25, 2019

CHRISTMAS

CLOSED

December 31, 2019

NEW YEAR’S EVE

CLOSED

Special Meetings


Township Hall

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, 8 am-noon. 

CLEANUP GUIDELINES
MATERIA L 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

Job Application

Zoning Administrator/Building Department Clerk Daily Duties

  1. Greet customers and answer phones.
  2. Assist customers in filling out zoning applications completely.
  3. Help customers with Zoning language, districts, and regulations.
  4. Calculate addresses for Building and Zoning purposes.
  5. Enter permits on the computer for Building and Zoning.
  6. Type correspondence for Building and Zoning Department.
  7. Collect money and print receipts for any Township Revenues, including Zoning & Building Dept.
  8. Filling out, filing, entering on computer, taking inspection calls for Building, Plumbing, Electric and Mechanical Inspectors.
  9. Will assist inspectors with finding permits, scheduling and writing letters.
  10.  Take payment and issue receipts for all permits or other township money as needed.
  11. Know Zoning ordinance & become familiar with educational materials.
  12. Preparation of agendas and packets for meeting.
  13. Preparation of notices for hearings.
  14. Posting notices of meetings.
  15. Preparing mailings for hearings & Board members as necessary.
  16. Carry out zoning ordinance as needed.
  17. Continue education & training for Zoning Ordinance Administration.
  18. Attend all Zoning Board Meetings