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on December 1, 2015 at 6:00am.
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.
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November 30, 2015 Township Employment Opportunity
Engineering Technician - Technical Support
Under the general supervision and direction of the Utility Engineer, the Engineering Technician will assist with providing specialized technical support for the Utility Department. The primary responsibility of the Engineering Technician will be to improve, maintain and manage the electronic data for the department, including Record Files, GIS System Base Map, and Construction Records. The Engineering Technician will work closely with contractors and operators in regards to new construction projects as they relate to utility functions and be available to troubleshoot issues prior to them being handed off to the internal point-of-contact. We offer paid comprehensive training and an excellent benefit package.
Meter Reader/Utility Line Locator
Genoa Township Utility Department is excited to announce an opening for a Meter Reader/Utility Line Locator. We offer paid comprehensive training, use of a municipal truck, and an excellent benefit package. The Meter Reader will work under the supervision of the Deputy Director of the Water Division and will learn skills reading meters in the MHOG Water System.
Please visit the Township Employment page for more information including how to apply.
November 30, 2015 December 14th Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled
Please be advised that the Monday, December 14th, 2015 Planning Commission meeting has been cancelled due to a lack of an agenda. The next meeting will be held on Monday, January 11th, 2016.
If you have any questions, please contact the Township Hall at (810) 227-5225.
November 20, 2015 Winter Sledding at the Township Park
The forecasters are predicting snow this weekend which can mean only one thing: The Township has reopened the sledding hill for Winter 2015-6!
The sled hill has a vertical drop of approximately 40-feet and a run length of over 200 feet and is fun for all ages.
Benches have been installed at the top for parents and those waiting to sled. There are heated bathrooms and a warming area at the Township Park Pavilion. There is a parking lot across the Township driveway from the sled hill where parents can sit and watch their sledders in the comfort of their vehicles. Last but not least, a light pole has been installed at the hill allows night time sledding until 9 pm.
All are welcome to enjoy the winter fun for free at the Township sledding hill.
November 18, 2015 2015 Winter Tax Information
The 2015 Winter Tax Bills will be mailed to all Genoa Township property owners, no later than Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Winter taxes are payable, without penalty, through Monday, February 29, 2016.
Tax amounts are available on our website. However, no tax payments can be made until December 1st.
After this date payments can be made online with a 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.
October 29, 2015 New MHOG website and Twitter
We would like to announce the new website for the MHOG Utility Department: mhog.org.
The MHOG Utility Department oversees the day to day operations, planning, and operation of the municipal water systems in MHOG (Marion, Howell, Oceola, and Genoa Townships) and the sanitary sewer systems for Genoa and Oceola Townships.
Information for residents and customers can be found on the new site including Frequently Asked Questions and Active Projects in the MHOG Utility service area.
You can also follow MHOG on Twitter at @MHOGWater
October 23, 2015 Resident scam warning: unauthorized contractors
Residents have recently reported receiving offers to seal driveways or similar work from people representing themselves as contractors. These types of solicitations are not permitted in the Township without a license from the Clerk's office.
Any solicitor who is unable to produce proof of approval from the Township AND a state contractor's license should be treated with extreme caution.
October 8, 2015 Reminder for Residents regarding Garbage pickup services
Recently, township residents have reported receiving solicitations for garbage pickup services for their residences. Please remember that Genoa Township residents already receive township-wide garbage pickup and recycling services which is paid for through the winter tax bill.
August 25, 2015 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.
July 23, 2015 Township Budget Approved
The budget for fiscal year 2015-16 for Genoa Township was approved by the Board on July 20th, 2015. The budget can be viewed below, you can click on each link to see that selected budget:
April 23, 2015 Brighton Area Fire Department looking for Paid-on-call Firefighters
The Brighton Area Fire Authority is accepting applications for the position of paid-on-call Firefighter at all five of our stations. The department is looking for community minded residents that are interested in helping serve the community in which they live.
No training or experience is required to apply. All required training is provided and compensated. Academy classes are held on evenings/weekends.
Applicants must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, a valid Michigan Driver's license and live within Brighton Township, Genoa Township or the City of Brighton.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are available at Station 31 at 615 W. Grand River avenue or can be downloaded at www.brightonareafire.com. The Brighton Area Fire Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information contact the HR Director Anne Campbell at Brighton Area Fire Department at 810 229-6640 or email@example.com.
January 1, 2015 Township Holiday Schedule 2015
Click here for a list of days the Genoa Charter Township offices will be closed.