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 24, 2017
Yard Waste Drop off
Our Spring 2017 Yard Waste Collection program has been scheduled for the following date at the Genoa Charter Township Hall from 9am to noon:
Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Saturday, May 20th, 2017
Residents may bring their yard waste to the Township Hall on this date. 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.
April 24, 2017
Special Saturday Hours for Absentee Ballots
The Genoa Township Clerk will hold special hours on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Township Hall from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. so that residents may fill out and/or submit their absentee ballot for the May 2, 2017 Special Election for Hartland Schools.
April 11, 2017
Hartland 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.
March 30, 2017
Livingston County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days
2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collections
The Livingston County Solid Waste Program has scheduled the 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events. The three events will be held on the following dates:
- Saturday, May 6th
- Saturday July 22nd
- Saturday, October 7th
The events will run from 9:00 am to noon. The May 6th and October 7th collections will be at the Howell location (418 S. Highlander Way), while the July 22nd event will be held in Green Oak Township (Alan Drive and Grand River). The events provide a free and convenient opportunity for residents to safely eliminate unwanted hazardous materials from their home, workshop and garage. For a complete list of acceptable materials, go to the website at https://www.livgov.com/dpw/Pages/household_waste.aspx.
Items can only be dropped off on event days and only with a required appointment.
To schedule a required appointment, call 517-545-9609.
The events are made possible through the Livingston County Drain Commissioner and the Livingston County Board of Commissioners. The collections are free to all Livingston County residents, although donations will be accepted to support the program. You must schedule an appointment to take advantage of these events by calling 517-545-9609. Please call or e-mail the office at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
March 29, 2017
Curbside Yard Waste Recyling Service available for Residents
Township residents who require yard waste removal beyond the Township's free biannual pickups can purchase this service through the Township waste contractor. More details can be found in the flyer attached below.
GFL Curbside Waste Collection runs from April through December every year. GFL will collect properly prepared yard waste on the first Friday of each month. You must schedule your pickup on the Monday before the first Friday. 10 bags/bundles of yard waste will be collected for $10.00 and every bag or bundle beyond the first 10 is charged an additional $1.00.
For more information, please contact GFL Environmental at (844) 464-3587 or by email at email@example.com for more information.
March 29, 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.
March 7, 2017
2016 Brighton Area Fire Authority Report
The Brighton Area Fire Authority has released its 2016 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.
February 28, 2017
Tax Payment Reminder
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 was the last day to pay 2016 Summer and Winter property taxes at the Township Hall. All 2016 Property Tax payments deposited in the drop box between 5:00pm February 28, 2017 and 9:00am March 1st, 2017 will be posted paid for February 28, 2017 and mailed a stamped paid receipt.
Absolutely NO payments can be accepted at the Township after Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
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 after March 15th, 2017. Please contact the Livingston County Treasurer at 517.546.7010 or online HERE for more information.
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