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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

February 23, 2017 School District Election - Tuesday May 2nd, 2017

Hartland Area Schools has scheduled an election for Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The polling location for this special election will be held at the Genoa Charter Township Hall located at 2911 Dorr Road.  We have made this change in an effort to save the local school district unnecessary expense as it is less expensive to run the election from the Township Hall.

Absentee ballots will be mailed out to those voters who have chosen to vote Absentee.

Please click here to view and print a copy of an absent voter application.  Please FAX the completed application to (810) 227-3420 or mail it to:

Paulette A. Skolarus, Clerk
Genoa Charter Township
2911 Dorr Road, Brighton, MI 48116

Ballots are also available at the Township office to registered voters with a valid ID.

Picture Identification is required to receive a ballot. An affidavit of identity may be signed in the absence of same.

Please visit the Township Elections page for more information or you may contact the Clerk's Department at (810) 227-5225.

February 20, 2017 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.

Large Item Sticker Program Large Item Sticker Program
Details on the Township's large item removal program
February 18, 2017 Holiday Refuse Collection

President's Day- Monday, February 20, 2017 - No delays.

February 9, 2017 Approved Budget and Audit Information for Fiscal Year 2016/7

Budgets for the next fiscal year beginning April 1, 2017 and ending March 31, 2018 are available for your perusal.  If you should have any comment or suggestion with regard to Township revenue or appropriations, please contact the clerk at the e-mail address  polly@genoa.org

February 9, 2017 March Board of Review

The 2017 Assessment notices will be mailed on February 17, 2017. It is very important that you review this notice. If you do not understand this notice please contact the assessing department and we can answer your questions

March is the only month you can appeal your 2017 assessed value for the 2017 summer and winter taxes.  This appeal process is only once a year.

The Board will meet the following days to hear appeals for Assessed Value, Tentative Taxable Value and/or Classification of property:

  • Monday, March 13, 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00 pm - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 1:00pm - 5:00pm & 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Personal appearances will be by appointment only. Written appeals will also be received by mail through March 10, 2017. POST MARKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Please call (810) 227-5225 to schedule an appointment. Appointments must be scheduled before March 10, 2017.

The Board of Review will meet at Genoa Township Hall, 2911 Dorr Rd, Brighton, MI 48116.

The tentative ratios and factors are as follows:

Classification Ratio Factor
Agricultural: 50.00 1.00000
Commercial: 50.00 1.00000
Industrial: 50.00 1.00000
Residential: 50.00 1.00000
Personal: 50.00 1.00000

The Assessing Department has compiled a guide for residents who are interested in information regarding petitioning the Board of Review to appeal their assessments. A link to this guide is listed below along with the petition form and other pertinent information.

January 10, 2017 Township Holiday Schedule 2017

Click here for a list of days the Genoa Charter Township offices will be closed.

January 9, 2017 2016 Winter Tax Information

The 2016 Winter Tax Bills were mailed to all Genoa Township property owners on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.  Winter taxes are payable, without penalty, through Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

The 2016 Summer taxes were billed 7/1/16 and payable, without penalty, through September 14, 2016.  Summer tax payments can be paid, plus penalty, at Genoa Township until Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  Please contact the Township, or check our website, for your current amount due. 

Tax amounts are available on our website.  Payments can be made online by credit card or electronic check, at the township offices by cash or check or by mail to:

Genoa Township
2911 Dorr Rd.
Brighton, MI 48116. 

Please contact the Treasurer's Office at (810) 227-5225 if you do not receive your bill.

January 4, 2017 Livingston County Board of Public Works Meetings

The Livingston County Board of Public Works has announced its 2017 Meeting Schedule.

The Livingston County Board of Public Works holds regular meetings on the first Thursday of every
month.  The meetings start at 8:00 AM in Room D at East Complex of the Livingston County Offices located at 2300 E Grand River Ave. Suite 105, Howell, MI 48843.

Notifications regarding any location or time change will be posted at the respected townships, County Clerk’s office and on the website: www.livgov.com/dpw (Pursuant to Act 267, Public Acts of Michigan, 1976, as amended

Upcoming Meetings
Related Documents

Related Documents

School District Map School District Map
A map showing the various school districts within Genoa Charter Township
Refuse collection map Refuse collection map
A map showing regular collection days in Genoa Charter Township
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Genoa Charter Township Fields and Walking Trail Genoa Charter Township Fields and Walking Trail
Information on the paths and soccer fields located at the Genoa Charter Township Hall
Brighton Area Fire Brighton Area Fire
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Genoa Charter Township Solar Energy Tracker Genoa Charter Township Solar Energy Tracker
Get the latest statistics on this green energy project
New Latson Interchange New Latson Interchange
Development information