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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

February 28, 2024 2023 Winter and Summer Property Tax Payment Deadline is February 29th

Last day to pay 2023 Property Taxes at Genoa Township is Thursday, 2/29/24.

The 2023 Winter Tax Bills were mailed to all Genoa Township property owners on Thursday, 11/30/23.  Winter taxes are payable, without penalty, through Thursday, 2/29/24.

The 2023 Summer taxes were mailed 6/30/23 and were payable, without penalty, through 9/14/23.  Summer tax payments can be paid, plus penalty, at Genoa Township until 2/29/24.  Please contact the Township, or check our website, for your current amount due. 

Payments can be made online by 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 have any questions.

February 27, 2024 Election Results

Results for the February 27, 2024 Election can be found on the Livingston County Clerk's Election Results section.

February 22, 2024 Livingston County Public Assistance Grant for August 2023 storms being made available to affected residents

Recently a Presidential level Declaration for Individual Assistance to Livingston County was announced based on the damage and flooding incurred from the August 2023 severe storms.

As part of this Declaration, there may be FEMA assessment teams and inspectors working in various areas of the county.  They should not only be wearing FEMA clothing, but they will also have FEMA credentials readily displayed. These credentials are official government credentials

For individuals who had damage or other personal impacts from the storm, Public Assistance grant funding is being offered to citizens through an application process.  The application process must be made through FEMA.

The flyer attached below explains more about this Public Assistance grant and how the application process works.

For more information, contact the FEMA Helpline at 800 621-3362 or visit fema.gov/drc.

February 1, 2024 Draft Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Budget Public Hearing

The Genoa Charter Township Board of Trustees held a public hearing on the proposed township budget for fiscal year April 1, 2024 through March 31, 2025.   The public hearing was held on Monday, February 05, 2024.

The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget was the subject of the hearing. The budget can be viewed at the link below or a hard copy is available for review at the Genoa Charter Township Hall.

Please address any written comments to the Genoa Charter Township Board of Trustees at 2911 Dorr Road, Brighton, MI 48116 or via email to Township Supervisor, Bill Rogers at bill@genoa.org.


Genoa Charter Township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aides and services to individuals with disabilities who are planning to attend. Please contact the Genoa Township Hall at (810) 227-5225 at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting if you need assistance.

Draft 2024-2025 Township Budget Draft 2024-2025 Township Budget
Draft budget for February 5, 2024 public hearing
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 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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