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~Attend the next Montrose Township Board meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15 ~The Office will be closed Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving ~
Township News

Montrose Charter Township
139 S. Saginaw St.
PO Box 3128
Montrose, MI. 48457
Phone: (810) 639-2021
Fax: (810) 639-3207

Township Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – to 5:00 pm.

Twp. Offices will be closed on Fridays.
Offices will be open through the lunch hour.

**PROPOSED** - 2016 Budget





The Michigan Department of State has released the 2016 presidential primary candidate list.

Under state law, the department is required to create a list of primary election candidates “generally advocated by the national news media to be potential presidential candidates” for the Republican and Democratic parties.

The chairs of the Michigan Democratic and Republican parties had until 4 p.m., Nov. 17, to add names of other candidates to the candidate list for their party. Neither party added to the list.

A candidate on the list who wishes to withdraw has until 4 p.m., Dec. 11, to notify the department that he or she is not a presidential candidate.

Candidates not placed on the list by the department or the party chairs may collect signatures to be placed on the ballot.

The Michigan presidential primary will be March 8, 2016. 

Voters will be able to view their March 8 sample ballot online at closer to Election Day to review any other elections occurring that day.



FREE Latex Paint Recycling for Genesee County Residents

 Residents of Genesee County can now bring their left-over, unused, and unwanted latex paint to the Genesee County Habitat for Humanity Restore in the City of Flint to be recycled at NO CHARGE! Regular business hours are Tuesday through Saturday 9a.m. – 5p.m.

 The paint collected at the Restore is transported to a processing facility in Battle Creek, operated by ePaint LLC, where the paint is then made into a new paint product called “Everybody’s Paint” or “ePaint” for short. This new paint product is then returned to the Restore in the City of Flint where residents can purchase new paint for under $15 per gallon! Paint colors even have their own Michigan-made touch such as “Keep Lake Michigan Blue”, “Mackinaw Green” and “Petoskey Stone”.

This program has been organized by the Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission with support from the Genesee County Habitat for Humanity and Keep Genesee County Beautiful.

 For more information please contact the Genesee County Recycle Hotline at (810) 762-7744; or the Genesee County Habitat for Humanity Restore at (810) 766-9089. Restore Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 9:00a.m.-5p.m.

The Winter Snow Plow Season is Approaching 

Policy on Reimbursement for Damaged Mailboxes

For damages caused by Genesee County Road Commission snow removal operations, a reimbursement to the property owner shall be made in the amount not to exceed $20.00 upon presentation of a receipt for purchase of said mailbox.

It has been the practice of the Genesee County Road Commission to replace, or reimburse homeowners $20.00 toward replacement of, all mailboxes damaged by snow or by our plows whenever we are made aware of the problem. The replacement had consisted of a standard mailbox and a recycled sign post and was installed by our own crews.

Although we will continue to reimburse homeowners $20 for a new mailbox in such instances, recent reductions in Road Commission manpower and budget make it impossible for us to continue to do the actual installation. When a mailbox damage claim is reported to the Road Commission for damages caused by snow removal operations a rembursement to the the homeowner of $20.00 upon presentation of a receipt for purchase of said mailbox.

It is the intent of this policy that the Manager-Director of the Genesee County Road Commission will deal with the public fairly when handling reimbursement for mailboxes which may have been damaged by Road Commission vehicles.

Receipts may be mailed or brought into our office:

Genesee County Road Commission
211 West Oakley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503-3995



Read the Montrose Township Weed Control NOTICE

Michigan Fire Season builds during Wildfire Prevention Week- (read the article)

Learn more about the new Weight Load Restrictions

Learn about the new 2015 FOIA Guidelines (effective July 1)

2015 Montrose Township Recycle Schedule (from Republic, Inc.)

2015 Mosquito Abatement Program Informational Guide - *Get on the list, Call now!!

View the Power Point Presentation for the Public Safety Administration Building

2015 Farmers' Market Application

Genesee County Home Improvement Program- Click here to find out if you are eligible.

With propane supplies significantly above the five-year average, now is the time for Michigan’s propane customers to lock in prices ahead of the heating season, says the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE).




Genesee County is offering its new REVERSE 9-1-1 System to you!

Make sure you get the call: CODE RED will send emergency and critical information to your telephone such as missing children alerts, severe weather or evacuation notices. You can register your home, business landlines and cell phone numbers.

Register at

The Office of Genesee County Sheriff Emergency Management/Homeland Security performs monthly warning siren tests at 1 p.m. which are conducted through the 911 Central Communications.  Here are the 2015 test dates:

July 11, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7

View the map of the sirens located in Genesee County HERE

  CLICK HERE to see current and proposed maps of Brent Run Creek relocation


Genesee County Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright - Read his letter regarding Flint Water Supply

Genesee County Road Commission Pot Hole Hotline # (810) 767.4920 or visit

Genesee County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

2014 Expanded Recycling Collection Program Information  

Genesee County Home Improvement Program


 Montrose Charter Township Parks & Recreation Master Plan 2014-2018



The Veterans Bell Memorial is seeking donations and support~ It is a memorial intended to honor all U.S. Military Veterans ~ Click here to learn more

Need to report a street light outage or check on status of street light outage? Click HERE

Other Related Information

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To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-5694 (TDD) or fax (202) 690-7442