GENOA TOWNSHIP is a charter township located in the heart of Livingston County, Michigan. Lakes and wetlands, rolling hills and meadows, state parks and wildlife all abound in this beautiful community of country living.
Latest Township News
April 22, 2016
Howell Park Passes now available
Park Passes are now available for pick up at the Bennett Recreation Center at 925 W Grand River. Each residential address in Genoa Township is allowed two (2) free passes. Applicants must show a valid driver’s license or official proof of property ownership (tax documents, etc) in Genoa Township. Additional passes beyond the two free passes for that registered address are 20 dollars.
The Bennett Recreation Center is open Mon-Wed 9am-6pm, Thurs-Fri 9am-5pm. If you have any questions, please call 517 546-0693 or check out their website online at http://www.howellrecreation.org/
April 19, 2016
Yard Waste Drop off
Our Spring 2016 Yard Waste Collection program has been scheduled for the following days at the Genoa Charter Township Hall from 9am to noon:
Saturday May 21, 2016
Residents may bring their yard waste to the Township Hall on these dates. Branches and similar materials must be in 3 foot long bundles.
Please no plastic bags
More information can be found on our Refuse & Recycling page.
March 31, 2016
PUBLIC NOTICE OF WAIVER REQUIREMENT CHANGES
EFFECTIVE APRIL 4th, 2016
In an effort to improve customer service Genoa Charter Township and the Livingston County Building Department have agreed to eliminate the requirement for Township Land Use Waivers for window or roof replacement projects.
Projects that are eligible to forego the land use waiver include the following:
- · Window replacement to new windows having the same dimensions and location of existing windows.
- · Shingle and sheathing replacement which does not alter the roofline, pitch, or height of the existing roof.
ALL PROJECTS MUST STILL OBTAIN A BUILDING PERMIT FROM THE LIVINGSTON COUNTY BUILDING DEPARTMENT.
Please call (810) 227-5225 with any questions.
March 8, 2016
Genoa Township Large Item Sticker program
Residents of Genoa Township looking to get rid of unwanted items too large for normal trash pickup can take advantage of the Large Item Sticker program.
Large item stickers can be purchased by check or cash from the Treasurers Department at the Township Hall. Each resident may pick up 1 Free Sticker per year for large item disposal. Any additional large item stickers are $10.00 each.
It can be difficult to determine how many stickers to purchase and how to put out your large items. Click here for a list of items that our staff often receives questions on as well as some helpful hints.
Once you have your sticker, place the item or items out with your garbage on your regular scheduled garbage day with the sticker where the garbage collector can see it and they will take it away. Please allow some time if your item requires a special truck for collection.
February 26, 2016
Tax Payment Reminder
Monday, February 29, 2016 was the last day to pay 2015 Summer and Winter property taxes at the Township Hall. 2015. All payments, plus penalty and interest, must now be made to the Livingston County Treasurer's Office.
Absolutely NO payments can be accepted at the Township after Monday, 2/29/16.
Taxes became delinquent March 1st and are payable, with additional 1% interest per month plus a 4% penalty, to the Livingston County Treasurer, 200 E. Grand River, Howell, MI 48843. The taxes will not be payable until March 15th, 2016. Please contact the Livingston County Treasurer at 517.546.7010 or online HERE for more information.
February 5, 2016
DTE Tree Maintenance and Meter Replacement notice
As Spring approaches, Detroit Edison will be doing tree trimming in Genoa Township over the next several weeks.
Below is a map showing the areas where tree trimming is planned this year in Genoa Township as well as information on the program.
DTE will inform residents about trimming/removals on their property before work begins. Property owners along the proposed trim route will be notified using letters, phone calls, knocking on
doors, and leaving door hangers if no one is at home.
For more information, please visit http://dteenergy.com/treecare.
In addition to tree trimming, DTE will be rolling out advanced meters to Livingston County customers.
For more information, please consult the AMI brochure and FAQ listed below or visit http://dteenergy.com/advancedmeter
February 5, 2016
2015 Brighton Area Fire Authority Report
The Brighton Area Fire Authority has released its 2015 Annual Report.
The BAFD is responsible for responding to emergency incidents here in Genoa Township as well as the City of Brighton and Brighton Township.
The report is attached below.
October 29, 2015
New MHOG website and Twitter
We would like to announce the new website for the MHOG Utility Department: mhog.org.
The MHOG Utility Department oversees the day to day operations, planning, and operation of the municipal water systems in MHOG (Marion, Howell, Oceola, and Genoa Townships) and the sanitary sewer
systems for Genoa and Oceola Townships.
Information for residents and customers can be found on the new site including Frequently Asked Questions and Active Projects in the MHOG Utility service area.
You can also follow MHOG on Twitter at @MHOGWater
April 23, 2015
Brighton Area Fire Department looking for Paid-on-call Firefighters
The Brighton Area Fire Authority is accepting applications for the position of paid-on-call Firefighter at all five of our stations. The department is looking for community minded residents that
are interested in helping serve the community in which they live.
No training or experience is required to apply. All required training is provided and compensated. Academy classes are held on evenings/weekends.
Applicants must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, a valid Michigan Driver's license and live within Brighton Township, Genoa Township or the City of Brighton.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are available at Station 31 at 615 W. Grand River avenue or can be downloaded at www.brightonareafire.com. The Brighton Area Fire Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information contact the HR Director Anne Campbell at Brighton Area Fire Department at 810 229-6640 or firstname.lastname@example.org.