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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

October 3, 2022 Township Holiday Hours

The Township Offices will be closed on Monday October 10th for the Columbus Day Holiday.

October 3, 2022 Holiday Refuse Collection

Columbus Day Holiday - Monday October 10th

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September 23, 2022 The Abilities Alliance announces the release of their report regarding the Disability Needs in Livingston County.

The Abilities Alliance is a workgroup of the Livingston Human Services Collaborative Body, a coalition of disability service organizations that strive to provide the most effective services for ALL ABILITIES in our community. The Abilities Alliance sends out a survey every other year to understand needs, identify service gaps and gather information from Livingston County community members who identify as having a disability.  The survey was open to any Livingston County community member with a disability. Support persons, caregivers, parents, or providers were encouraged to help the individual(s) complete the survey.

Livingston County residents with disabilities were surveyed in early 2022 in order to gather data for this need’s assessment.  “Difficulty finding in home and personal care assistants, not having adequate supports and resources to live independently and a lack of social and recreational activities were among the most reported unmet needs,” said Katie Oswald of Full Spectrum Agency for Autistic Adults and Chair of the workgroup. Information regarding utilization of local services and supports, barriers and additional unmet needs was also gathered.

The Abilities Alliance workgroup continues to raise awareness about inclusion and accessibility for people of all abilities in Livingston County. The needs survey is an important part of understanding what services people need most in our community. We will continue to learn from our community members and encourage others to take steps toward greater inclusion.

To learn more about the Abilities Alliance workgroup for the Livingston County Human Services Collaborative Body, visit: https://www.livgov.com/hscb/Pages/Abilities-Alliance.aspx or check out https://www.facebook.com/livingstonabilitiesalliance. To obtain more information, contact Amy Johnston at 810.772.4827 or at ajohnston@cmhliv.org.

September 16, 2022 CANCELED - October 11, 2022 Planning Commission Meeting

The Tuesday, October 11, 2022 Planning Commission meeting has been canceled due to a lack of quorum.
The next regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting will be Monday, November 14, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

September 14, 2022 2022 Summer Tax Payments

Wednessday, 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.

September 12, 2022 Fall Yard Waste Collection 2022

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

Saturday October 15, 2022
Saturday November 19, 2022

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 15, 2022 2022 Summer Tax Information

The 2022 Summer Tax Bills were mailed to all Genoa Township property owners on Thursday, June 30, 2022. Please contact the Treasurer's Office at (810) 227-5225 if you do not receive your bill.

Summer taxes are payable, without penalty, through Wednesday, September 14, 2022.  Payments can be made in person, by mail, placed in the Township Drop Box or online at www.genoa.org.

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, Mike Archinal at mike@genoa.org.

February 10, 2022 Livingston County Planning Department releases High-Quality Natural Areas Assessment

The 2022 Livingston County High-Quality Natural Areas Assessment provides an extensive update to the County Planning Department’s initial 2004 assessment. Computing technology, data availability, and mapping products and processes have improved tremendously since 2004, which has allowed the County to do much more in depth analysis then was previously available.

This report documents the natural feature characteristics of the County, identifies the County’s High-Quality Natural Areas, compares and contrasts this data with the 2004 assessment, and much more. As a result of this assessment, a new GIS mapping application for high-quality natural areas will be developed and added to the Livingston County GIS Map Gallery for Livingston County municipalities to utilize when reviewing zoning amendments.

This beneficial new Potential Conservation Areas Assessment can be found on the Livingston County Planning Department website at: https://www.livgov.com/plan/Pages/County-Plans.aspx

November 4, 2021 Genoa Township approves agreement for internet access for unserved/underserved residents

Genoa Township has made an agreement with MiSignal. 

MiSignal will be building out the infrastructure and service to deliver High-speed Internet (1 gigabit Fiber Optic) service for the unserved and underserved areas of Genoa Township.

The full press release can be found here.

July 14, 2021 Brighton Area Fire seeking Paid On-Call Firefighters

The Brighton Area Fire Authority is seeking men and women 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.

January 4, 2021 Township Holiday Schedule 2021

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

Upcoming Meetings
Related Documents

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School District Map School District Map
A map showing the various school districts within Genoa Charter Township
Related Web Links
Genoa Charter Township Fields and Walking Trail Genoa Charter Township Fields and Walking Trail
Information on the paths and soccer fields located at the Genoa Charter Township Hall
Brighton Area Fire Brighton Area Fire
Get the latest on burning bans and other fire safety information
Genoa Charter Township Solar Energy Tracker Genoa Charter Township Solar Energy Tracker
Get the latest statistics on this green energy project
Latson Interchange Latson Interchange
Development information
Genoa Township Refuse Information Genoa Township Refuse Information
Information regarding the refuse collection