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The Farmers' Market is 4-7 p.m. every Thursday at Barber Park~Attend the next Montrose Township Board meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 20 ~
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.

NOTICE TO DODGE ROAD RESIDENTS: Genesee County Road Commission would like to inform residents that Dodge Road will be closed to through-traffic on Tuesday, Oct. 6 (between Nichols and Seymour) due to railroad crossing track repairs. The closure is expected to last one week. A detour will be posted. Thank you for your patience.

Trick-or-Treat Safety

Montrose Township and the City of Montrose will sponsor 6-8 p.m. trick-or-treat hours

Ghosts, goblins and witches are all part of most Halloween celebrations, but you can avoid a frightening accident by talking to your children about trick-or-treat safety before they leave the house. 

According to Safe Kids Worldwide, on average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car on Halloween than any other day of the year. To help make this year’s trick-or-treating a safe one, follow these safety tips:

  • Children of any age should be accompanied by an adult.
  • Cross the street only at corners or crosswalks. 
  • Do not cross the street between parked cars.
  • Carry a flashlight.
  • Wear light-colored or reflective-type clothing so you are more visible.
  • Accept treats at the door and never go into a stranger's house.
  • Stay in familiar neighborhoods.  Plan your route and share it with your family.
  • Stay in a group.
  • Only visit homes that have the porch light on.
  • Stay in populated and well-lit areas.  Do not cut through back alleys or fields. 
  • Make sure all costumes are flame retardant.  Avoid walking too close to open fires, candles and jack-o-lanterns.
  • Make sure an adult inspects all candy before eating it.  Do not eat candy that is already opened.
  • Be sure to follow community curfew rules.                           -Courtesy of Michigan State Police

**PROPOSED** - 2016 Budget



I invite residents to join me at local office hours to discuss thoughts and suggestions for improving state government or to get help with issues involving specific state agencies. I have scheduled constituent office hours at the Montrose-Jennings Library on Tuesday, October 27, from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

For those unable to attend, my staff is also available to help with state-level issues or concerns. Contact my office by phone at (517) 373-7557, or by email at

State Representative Pam Faris

48th House District

Learn More about the Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Saturday, Oct. 17 HERE




UPDATE: Officials from Rose Pest Solutions have received 214 calls since May 22 - The entire Township was sprayed on Thursday, May 28; Wednesday, June 3 (Barber Park); Thursday, June 4 and Thursday, June 17 and Thursday, June 24, Thursday, July 9, Thursday, July 16, Wednesday, July 29, Thursday, Aug. 13. There are currently three technicians working in Montrose Township on inspecting, spraying and managing the light traps for mosquitoes. If you are in need of a technician call (989) 754-1489.



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.


Read a Media Release about Door-to-Door Meat Sales HERE



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

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