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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

April 16, 2024 Spring Yard Waste Collection

Our Spring Yard Waste Collection program has been scheduled for the following date at the Genoa Charter Township Hall from 8 am to 11 am:

Saturday April 20
Saturday May 18

Residents may bring their yard waste to the Township Hall Parking lot. Branches and similar materials must be in 3 foot long bundles.

Please no plastic bags.

More information can be found on our Refuse & Recycling page.


The Livingston County Road Commission will begin work tomorrow (Tuesday, April 16, 2024) on Chilson Road between Beck Road and Grand River from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m, each day through Thursday.
The work is needed to replace culverts under Chilson Road in two locations.
On Tuesday, Chilson Road will be closed between the driveway at 577 Chilson Road and the
driveway at 599 Chilson Road (Liberty Baptist Church).
On Wednesday, Chilson Road will be closed between the driveway at 475 Chilson Road and
Columbine Court.
Work on Thursday is dependent on work progress/weather.

April 11, 2024 Livingston County Recycling Events


Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Events (HHW)

May 18, 2024 Sign Up Link
July 13, 2024 – Link will be opened no later than June 1, 2024
September 21, 2024 – Link will be opened no later than August 10, 2024

Website Link - https://www.milivcounty.gov/dpw/

Location of each event will be sent with confirmations. 

If you don’t get a confirmation within 48 hours please email us at solidwaste@livgov.com including name address and email used for the sign up.

IN THE EVENT THAT A SIGN UP IS FULL - Try again every few days as people sign up and cancel regularly and spots will be added weekly.  Generally, the last week before the event there are also a good amount of cancellations.

These events provide a free and convenient opportunity for residents to safely eliminate unwanted hazardous materials from their home, workshop and garage. 

Click on the following link for Accepted Items: HHW Acceptable Items List.  Acceptable Materials List will also be emailed with the online confirmation. 

 Items can only be dropped off on event days and only with a REQUIRED APPOINTMENT. 

Electronics Recycling:

Date/Time:  August 17, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  – NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY
Location – 3535 Grand Oaks, Drive, Howell (Livingston County Road Commission)

ChemTrend in Howell has once again offered Livingston County an Electronics Recycling Grant. 

Latex Paint Recycling (Fee based Event)


We will host a Latex Paint Recycling Event on Wednesday June 12th, 2024.  Due to high demand for this event, appointments will be required this year.  Each appointment block will have a half hour window for you to drop off your paint.  The sign-up link will be activated no later than May 1st.  Drop off information and reminders will be sent emailed after signing up.  

Fees are:  5 Gallon Can $4 each, 1 Gallon Can $1 each, Quart or Smaller Can – No Charge 
LATEX Paint Only – Paints should be in original cans and not mixed with other paints.

Scrap Tire Collection Event

Date/Time – October 5, 2024  from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Scrap Tire Collection Sign Up will be emailed out when developed.   You can also check the Solid Waste Page periodically to see if it is posted

  Recycling Guide:

Recycling Guide Link:  Livingston County Recycling Guide 

March 5, 2024 Approved Final Budget 2024/2025 Fiscal year

The Township Board approved the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Township Budgets at their meeting on March 04, 2024.  The budget is for the next fiscal year beginning April 1, 2024 and ending on March 31, 2025.   The approved budget is provided below.

Any comments or questions in regard to the budget can be directed to Township Supervisor, Bill Rogers at bill@genoa.org.

FY 2024/2025 Budget FY 2024/2025 Budget
Final approved Budget for Fiscal Year beginning April 1, 2024 and ending March 1, 2025. This was approved by the Township Board on March 4, 2024.
March 1, 2024 2023 Tax Information

2023 Property Taxes become delinquent as of Friday, March 1, 2024. All payments must now be made to the Livingston County Treasurer’s Office. 

Tax payments cannot be accepted at the Township or the County between March 1st and March 15th. Please contact the County Treasurer’s Office at 517-546-7010 after March 15th for a total amount now due. 

Thank you!

February 1, 2024 Challis Road and Bauer Road - New Roundabout

In 2024, the Livingston County Road Commission will be reconfiguring the Challis Road and Bauer Road intersection to include a roundabout. The Township is contributing $500,000 towards this project which will improve public safety by eliminating the steep hill on Bauer Road north of Challis Road. Please see the link below to view the vicinity plan from the Road Commission showing how the new road is designed.   

You can contact Garrett Olson, Construction Engineer, at the Livingston County Road Commission with any questions at 517-546-4250.

Challis - Bauer Road Reconstruction Plans Challis - Bauer Road Reconstruction Plans
Vicinity sheet showing proposed roundabout and reconstruction of the Bauer Road and Challis Road intersections.
January 3, 2024 Radon Test Kits available to residents - courtesy of the Livingston County Health Department

Genoa Township is giving out free radon testing kits. The testing kit and instructions are available at Township Hall. 

The naturally-occurring, tasteless, odorless and colorless gas comes from the natural, radioactive breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water and gets into the air. It enters buildings through openings in  foundation floors or walls such as sump openings, crawlspaces, floor or wall joints and cracks. 

In Livingston County, approximately 40% of homes have elevated radon levels, according to information on the county's website from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. 

For more information on this program and on radon in general, please visit the Livingston County Health Department Radon page.

January 1, 2024 Brighton Area Fire seeking Paid On-Call Firefighters

The Brighton Area Fire Authority is seeking residents living in Genoa Township, Brighton Township and the City of Brighton who are willing to serve their community as a Paid-On-Call Firefighter.

  • No experience necessary, just the motivation to learn and serve
  • All required training is provided and compensated
  • Academy classes are held on evening/weekends

To apply, interested applicants can go to www.brightonareafire.com or in person at 615 W. Grand River, Brighton, MI 48116

Any questions please call the Brighton Area Fire Authority at 810 229-6640.

November 22, 2023 The Howell Senior Survivor Playground Opens at the Genoa Township Park

The Howell High School Senior Survivor playground has officially opened at the Genoa Township Park!  Senior Survivor is a charity fundraiser organized by the Howell High School Student Council. The fundraiser is a game similar to the show Survivor.  Rather than being sent to an island, 12th grade survivors are in the school for a whole week and each day a number of survivors will be eliminated until only one remains and is crowned the “Ultimate Survivor.”  The 2021 & 2022 Senior Survivor fundraisers brought in over $462,000 for the Survivor playground.

With additional contributions from Genoa Township and support from Michigan Recreational Construction, the playground is located between the soccer field and the upper parking lot at Genoa Township Park. A map of the Survivor playground can be found below as well as images of some of the features of the playground.

The Survivor playground is accessible as well as consist of elements that encourage engagement among all individuals. The goal of the Survivor playground is to provide a safe place where children of all abilities can play together. Different aspects of the playground were designed to meet the needs of children who have mobility impairments, have autism, or are sight or hearing-impaired. Everything is accessible, however the user’s unique abilities determines what they can do. The Survivor playground is developmentally appropriate for children with and without disabilities by offering a wide range of challenging play opportunities where all children can interact. The focus is on abilities not disabilities.

In addition to being inclusive, the Survivor playground is nature-inspired and looks different than your average playground. Rather than having all elements made out of plastic or metal, the Survivor playground consists of natural elements and textures such as logs, stumps, ropes, boulders, and plants. Natural playgrounds present opportunities for individual exploration and discovery as well as collaborative play. While playing at the Survivor playground, children not only develop physical skills but also imagination and problem-solving skills.

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Latson Interchange Latson Interchange
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Genoa Township Refuse Information Genoa Township Refuse Information
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