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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

August 22, 2019 Township Employment Opportunity

Genoa Township Utility Department is excited to announce an opening for an Associate Collections Operator.  We offer paid comprehensive training, use of a municipal truck, and an excellent benefit package.  The Associate Collections Operator will work under the supervision of the Deputy Director of the  Wastewater Division and will learn skills for wastewater treatment and equipment maintenance.

Please visit the Township Employment page or the MHOG Employment page for more information including how to apply.

August 20, 2019 2019 Fall Yard Waste Drop off

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, October 19th, 2019
Saturday, November 16, 2019

Residents may bring their yard waste to the Township Hall parking lot on this date. 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.

August 16, 2019 Livingston County conducting survey for senior residents

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B is conducting an important assessment of senior needs for Livingston County through a phone survey that will start August 19th and run through the 24th. Individuals over the age of 60 may receive a phone call from Mitchell Research asking them to participate in the survey.

If you get a call, please take part. Let your friends and family know that this is a legitimate survey that will help Livingston County better address senior needs.

Please contact Katie Wendel, (248) 262-9232 or by e-mail at kwendel@aaa1b.org with any questions.

July 28, 2019 Livingston County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days

 The Livingston County Solid Waste Program has scheduled the 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events.  This service is free for RESIDENTS of Livingston County.  HOWEVER - RESIDENTS MUST HAVE A SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT TO PARTICIPATE.

The event will be held on the following dates:

August 24th - Howell location

All events are held on Saturdays between 9 am and 12 noon.

To schedule an Appointment: you can do one of the following:

  1. Schedule your appointment online.  For more information, visit the Livingston County DPW page here
  2. Call 517-545-9609
  3. send an e-mail to solidwaste@livgov.com including your first and second preferred appointment times between 9 am and noon  (using 15 minute intervals), your name, address (include city/township), phone, and type of items. We will respond with your scheduled time. 

  CLICK HERE FOR A DETAILED FLYER INCLUDING ITEMS WE ACCEPT

NO MATERIALS WILL BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT. 

 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Locations

PLEASE DO NOT BRING ITEMS TO COLLECTION LOCATIONS EXCEPT ON APPOINTED DAYS AND AT YOUR APPOINTED TIME.    All household hazardous waste is removed by a vendor on the collection days.  We do not have space to store items.

 Howell location - 418 S. Highlander Way, Howell 48843, in the parking lot of the Animal Control Department.

Green Oak/Brighton - in the vacant lot on the northwest corner of Alan Drive and Grand River, directly west of the Green Oak Fire Hall at 11411 Grand River, Brighton 48116.

July 26, 2019 2020 Census Bureau looking for Census Takers

In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people for temporary jobs across the country.

These positions provide the perfect opportunity to earn some extra income while helping your community. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine each state’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. This is your chance to play a part in history and help ensure that everyone in your community is counted!

Job Qualifications

To be eligible for a 2020 Census job, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a valid Social Security number.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Have a valid email address.
  • Complete an application and answer assessment questions. (Some assessment questions are available in Spanish. However, an English proficiency test may also be required.)
  • Be registered with the Selective Service System or have a qualifying exemption, if you are a male born after Dec. 31, 1959.
  • Pass a Census-performed criminal background check and a review of criminal records, including fingerprinting.
  • Commit to completing training.
  • Be available to work flexible hours, which can include days, evenings, and/or weekends.

Most jobs require employees to:

  • Have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is readily available.
  • Have access to a computer with internet and an email account (to complete training).

If you are employed elsewhere, your current job must be compatible with Census Bureau employment and not create conflicts of interest. These will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Also, you must not engage in any partisan political activity while on duty.

The Census Bureau is an equal opportunity employer. For more information, visit our Equal Employment Opportunity page.  The pay rate for Census Takers in Livingston County is $19.00/hour.

If you are a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. armed forces and were separated under honorable conditions, you may be eligible for veterans’ preference. Documentation supporting your claim for preference must accompany your application. For more information, visit the U.S. Office of Personnel Management Veterans’ Preference page.

July 11, 2019 The Big Red Barrel Project is coming to Genoa Township Hall

According to the Michigan Department of Education, nearly 13 percent of Livingston County youths have abused prescription drugs and painkillers in the past 30 days, a rate higher than the national average.  The FDA has recently released a study on the harmful effects of medications that are flushed or dumped into the environment.  The Red Barrel project is designed to combat both these issues by collecting and disposing of unused medications in your bathroom cabinet.

Genoa Township is joining in the fight to save our kids and the environment.  The Big Red Barrel drug take back program will be available at the Township Hall from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m on the following dates:

  • Saturday October 26th, 2019

Controlled substances and all other solid dosage medications are accepted with no questions asked.   Please don’t bring your pill containers or other identifying information like labels.  Identification is not required and there is no cost for the disposal.

  • Please bring a plastic bag filled with all your outdated and/or unused medication. 
  • Liquid medication will be accepted if stuffed into a ziplock bag with enough paper towels to absorb all the liquid.  Please use separate bags for each liquid medication.
  • NO inhalers

The Drain Commissioner's office will also be on-site to collect sharps and needles.

  • Sharp collection is open to residents. Businesses and medical facilities are not allowed to dispose of sharps at this event.
  • Sharps need to be in a heavy plastic container {i.e. Red "Sharp" Box or empty plastic laundry detergent jug sealed with tape

For more information on the Red Barrel project and other dropoff locations, please visit https://livingstoncountycommunityalliance.org/the-big-red-barrel.

July 11, 2019 2019 Summer Tax Information

2019 Summer tax amounts are available on our website; payments can be made at the Treasurer's Office between 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday or in the Township Drop off box in the parking lot anytime, by mail or online HERE (all credit card payments must be made online).

The 2019 Summer Tax Bills were mailed to all Genoa Township property owners on Friday, June 28, 2019.

Please contact the Treasurer's Office at (810) 227-5225 if you do not receive your bill.

June 27, 2019 Livingston County launches Citizen Alert System for residents

The Livingston County Emergency Management has launched a Citizen Alert System for residents.

This system will send emergency alerts to the electronic media of your choice; cell phone, text, or email. You can even rank the order of what method is used first. This alerting system works to make sure you and your family are notified during times of disaster or emergency within Livingston County.

This Livingston County Emergency Alert System allows you to choose the types of incidents that you wish to be notified about.  It also gives you the option to tell us if you have special considerations or needs emergency responders should be aware of in the event of an evacuation.  ALL information you provide is voluntary and confidential.  It will not be used for any purpose other than an emergency or disaster situation. 

For more information and to sign up, please visit the Livingston County Emergency Managment page

June 25, 2019 Livingston County Scrap Tire Collection

A FREE scrap tire collection for LIVINGSTON COUNTY RESIDENTS to responsibly dispose of car and light truck tires will be held by reservation only on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 9 am to 1 pm.  Drop off location is in Howell. The address will be sent with reservation confirmation.  This event is sponsored by a grant from the MDEQ (Michigan Department of Environmental Quality) and is coordinated by the Solid Waste Program within the Livingston County Drain Commissioner’s office.  Per State regulations, there is a limit of 10 tires per resident address. Details are on the website www.livgov.com/dpw.  

March 5, 2019 2018 Winter and Summer Property Tax Payment Information

Thursday, February 28, 2019 was the last day to pay 2018 Summer & Winter Property Taxes. 

2018 Property Taxes become delinquent as of Friday, March 1, 2019.  All payments must now be made to the Livingston County Treasurer’s Office.

Tax payments cannot be accepted at 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 due.

March 5, 2019 Proposed Budget and Audit Information for Fiscal Year 2019/20

The proposed Township Budgets for the next fiscal year beginning April 1, 2019 and ending March 31, 2020 are available for review.  If you should have any comment or suggestion with regard to Township revenue or appropriations, please contact the clerk at the e-mail address polly@genoa.org

February 18, 2019 2018 Brighton Area Fire Authority Report

The Brighton Area Fire Authority has released its 2018 Annual Report.

The BAFD is responsible for responding to emergency incidents here in Genoa Township as well as the City of Brighton and Brighton Township.

The report is attached below.

January 2, 2019 Township Holiday Schedule 2019

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

Upcoming Meetings

Board of Trustees
September 16, 2019 at 6:30pm
see agendas and minutes

Planning Commission
September 9, 2019 at 6:30pm
see agendas and minutes

Zoning Board of Appeals
no meetings currently scheduled
see agendas and minutes

Related Documents

Related Documents

School District Map School District Map
A map showing the various school districts within Genoa Charter Township
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Information on the paths and soccer fields located at the Genoa Charter Township Hall
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Latson Interchange Latson Interchange
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Genoa Township Refuse Information Genoa Township Refuse Information
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