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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

November 14, 2022 Winter Sledding at the Township Park

Snow is in the forecast so come enjoy the fresh snowfall at the Genoa Township sled hill!

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.

All are welcome to enjoy the winter fun for free at the Township sledding hill.

November 14, 2022 Howell Parks and Recreation Holiday Events

Santa Videos

November 16th - December 11th

Surprise your kids with a personalized video from the big man himself! Register today and provide some details about your child’s wish list, activities, etc. Then we will work with Santa to record your child’s video (approx. 30-60 sec) and Santa will email them to you on December 22nd!

Last day to register is December 11th. Spots may fill up prior to the deadline.
Registration Opens November 16th


Pictures With Santa

(Day 1) Monday, December 5th - 5pm-8pm
(Day 2) Monday, December 12th - 5pm-8pm

Oceola Community Center, 1661 N. Latson Rd.

Bring Your pillow, blanket, and maybe your favorite pair of PJ’s and join us for pictures with Santa. There will be a special showing of The Grinch (2018) at 6 pm, jolly Christmas music, a Hot Cocoa Bar, and popcorn to enjoy (for the 5pm timeslot only).

*Only one person per family needs to register*

Cost: $10 / photo only timeslot
$15 / photo and movie (5pm timeslot only)

Register (Day 1)
Register (Day 2)


Santa’s S.T.EM. Workshop

Join us for brunch with Santa at this year’s Santa’s S.T.E.M. Workshop! The workshop is filled with activities for your little ones to enjoy like our circuit paper crafts, button making, and ornament paintings. Check out our science experiment of elephant toothpaste and making snow, INSIDE! Of course don’t forget to get your picture taken with the Santa and enjoy a nice breakfast provided by the teens of The Hive Teen Center! 

Parents/guardians may purchase breakfast on site for a suggested donation of $5.00.

WHEN: Saturday, December 10th
TIME: 10:00am - 1:00pm (sign up for a timeslot of your choice)
WHERE: The Hive Youth and Teen Center (Bennett Rec Center 925 W, Grand River Ave. Howell, MI 48843)
PRICE: Residents: $5.00 per child - Non-Residents: $10.00 per child

 Any questions please contact the Youth Services Manager at ktroshak@howellrecreation.org
This program is non refundable/transferable.


Reindeer Games

December 14th-22nd
Pick up your activity book at The Oceola Community Center, 1661 N. Latson Rd.

Rudolph may not have been able to join in the reindeer games, instead he created his own and wants to invite the whole family to come to play them. Travel around town and complete all his fun challenges to win a prize. You can pick up your activity book starting December 14th at the Oceola community center and prizes can be collected starting December 19th through Dec. 22nd.  

Only one person needs to register for the whole team.
Cost: $10/team

Registration Opens November 23rd


Santa Pictures With Pets

Saturday, December 17th - 10am-12pm
Oceola Community Center, 1661 N. Latson Rd.
-Presented by Pet Supplies Plus-

Join us for our first-ever Santa Pictures with Pets event. We will have an inflatable igloo up and Santa will be inside taking pictures with your pets!

2 Pet Max (You may purchase more than one to bring more pets)
$5 - Pet & Santa Only in picture
$10 - Pet, Family, & Santa in picture

All Pictures will be delivered through an email Monday after the event.


Bad Santa Holiday Trivia (18+)

Thursday, December 22nd - 7pm-10pm
Aberrant Ales, 219 W. Grand River Ave.

Grab your friends & family and join us Thursday, December 22nd at Aberrant Ales (7pm - 10pm) for Bad Santa Trivia night! There will be two rounds of trivia and we will be raffling off great presents and more, So don't forget to bring extra cash! There will be a prize for the best dressed for the holiday season! For just $45 your team of four is guaranteed a night of good fun, good food, and a lot of laughs. The trivia questions will all be answered through a mobile device so make sure to come fully charged and ready to play. Your team will also get one free appetizer for the night. 

* ONLY ONE PERSON PER TEAM NEEDS TO REGISTER*  *Teams can be up to 4 people*
*Must be 18+ to participate and 21+ to purchase adult beverages*
Cost: $45/team


September 14, 2022 2022 Summer Tax Payments

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 was the last day to pay 2022 Summer Property Taxes without penalty. 

All 2022 Summer Tax payments made after September 14, 2022 are now assessed a 1% fee per month.

Please contact the Genoa Township Treasurer’s office for a current amount due, 810-227-5225, or you can check the amount due at the Township website here.

June 7, 2022 Howell Parks and Recreation Survey for Genoa Township Residents

Howell Parks and Recreation Authority has created a community survey to reach members of the Howell area to grow their understanding of what the community would like to see from Howell Recreation.

They would like to see what needs attention, what they do well with, and what new things the citizens of Genoa Township would like to see in the area.

Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/72LXZNQ

March 1, 2022 Genoa Township Capital Improvements Plan - 2022-2027

The Township’s fiscal year begins April 1st.  Every year the Township Board identifies projects to improve the community.   The projects fall into the categories of: Parks and Paths, Roads, Buildings and Grounds and General Fund Capital Outlay.  This year’s CIP identifies $3.8M in projects, mostly on roads, with the paving and repaving of Crooked Lake Road from Dorr to Latson the largest single expenditure. 

The documents below are in draft form subject to the approval of the Township Board.  If you have any questions regarding the plan or individual projects please feel free to contact the Township Manager, Kelly VanMarter at kelly@genoa.org.

January 4, 2022 Township Holiday Schedule 2022

Click here for a list of days the Genoa Charter Township offices will be closed.

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