© 2018 Portland Township 

    Township Meetings

     

    Portland Township Board Meetings

    The April meeting was on March 25.

    Next meeting will be on May 13 at 7:00 pm

    All meetings will be at the Portland Township Hall

    located at 773 E Grand River Ave, Portland

    Portland Township Planning Commission Next Meeting:

     

    June 3, 2020, at 7:00 pm

    All meetings will be at the Portland Township Hall

    located at 773 E Grand River Ave, Portland

    Portland Township Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) Meetings

     

    Meets only as Applications are Received Except Organizational

    Meeting on the Second Wednesday of each January at 6:30 pm.

    All meetings will be at the Portland Township Hall

     

    Public Notices

    Effective Immediately ALL Burn Permits Across Michigan Have Been Suspended Due to COVID-19  

    Below is a link to the Michigan DNR page for burning information

    DNR Link

     

    The Township Board adopted an ordinance to amend the Nuisance Ordinance to change from 10 days to 30 days for violation compliance.  Click on Notice N below and Ordinance N to read the entire amended section.

     

    Notice N

    Ordinance N

     

    The Township Board adopted an ordinance to prohibit all Recreational Marihuana Establishments in the Township.  Click on Notice RM and Ordinance RM below to review the notice and ordinance.

    Notice RM

    Ordinance RM

     

    The Township Board adopted an ordinance agreement to grant a 

    gas franchise to Consumers Energy Co. on February 13, 2019.  Click on the notice below and the ordinance to read it in its entirety.

     

    Notice

     

     

    Ordinance

     

     

     

     

    Adopted Text Amendments to

    the Zoning Ordinance is to add language for

    solar energy systems

    and group childcare homes. Click

    on "notice" below to read.

     

    Notice

     

    Go to "Information", then "Ordinances and Resolutions" to 

    review the amendment documents.

     

     

    Burn Permits

     

    Click on "Departments" then "Fire/Ambulance"

     

     

    Announcements

     

    No recycling this weekend March 28-29, 2020 due to the Coronavirus

    Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information

    Click on Links below for latest information:

    Center for Disease Control and Prevention

    World Health Organization

    Michigan Dept of Health and Human Services

    New Treasurer Appointed

    At their January meeting, the Township Board has appointed Michelle (Shelly) Schneider as the new Treasurer to replace retiring Treasurer Leanne Simon effective April 1st.  They both will be working together during this time for a smooth transition.  Watch for more contact information close to April 1st.

    The 2019 fall Newsletter is here, click on the link below to read

    Newsletter

     

    Assessor

    Click on "Departments" then  "Assessing" for additional information

    Assessors Phone Number:  989-383-0306

    Taxes

     

    Click on "Departments" then "Taxes" for Info

     

    To contact the Treasurer click on "Township Board"

    then "Treasurer"

     

    Elections

    Click on "Departments" then "Elections" for the latest election information.

     

    Recycling

    No recycling this weekend March 28-29, 2020 due to the Coronavirus

     

    As of January 1, 2019, only Portland Township is running the recycling program being offered at Municipal Supply at 1 Industrial Dr. Portland, east off Lyons Rd.  Danby Township has resigned from the joint program.  This means that only Portland Township residents can use this recycling program.  The dates that the containers are available to drop off items are the 4th Saturday and Sunday of each month.  The drop off times are between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

     

    *Note - on the flyer that went out in the mail to the Portland Township Residents last fall, the phone number of Recycle Ionia was printed in error.  The correct phone number is 616-432-9850.

    Click on flyer link below for information on what can or cannot be dropped off and for additional other recycling places.

     

    New info 2019:

     

    Recycling Flyer Info

     

    Recycling Rules

     

    Recycling Raccoons

    Link is below to a State map of all recycling facilities:

    Map