Are there any cemeteries in Marion Township?
Please feel free to stop by the township office and meet the staff and the people who are elected to represent you. If you have questions or comments, we would like to hear from you.
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can I get rid of my garbage?
What schools will my children attend? Most of the children in Marion Township attend Howell Public Schools. Residents located in the Schafer Road area may be in the Pinckney School District. Check by calling the school district for additional information. Howell Public Schools phone number is (517) 548-6200, Pinckney District is (734) 878-3115.
Do I need a Burn Permit? You do not need a permit. Burn barrels and campfires are permitted. If you are burning brush, please keep the fire under control and keep a hose nearby. Burning leaves, grass clippings and construction materials is banned, as it creates an environmental hazard. Questions should be directed to the Howell Area Fire Department @ 546-0560. Open Burn Act #451 of 1994 - link
What kind of fire protection do we have? The Howell Area Fire Department serves Marion Township. They have a satellite station located next to the Township Hall. The station is manned during the day. In the event of a fire, you should call 911. If you have general, non-emergency questions for the Fire Department, please call (517) 546-0560.
can I use as a Marion Township Resident?
company serves the Township? Charter Communications is the cable provider for the Township. If you
have questions about cable, phone or internet service,
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What is the local paper and radio station? The Livingston County Press is the local newspaper; information is available for local news and area activities. All public notices by the Township are published in the "The Press". WHMI, 93.5FM is the local radio station.
When do I get my tax bill? Property tax bills are mailed in early July & December. If for any reason you do not receive one, contact the Treasurer's office. It is your mortgage company's responsibility to request your tax bill. All residents recieve a tax bill, whether you or your mortgage company pay the bill.
Is there a Garden Club? If you are interested in gardening, you are invited to join the garden club. They have speakers at some of the monthly meetings to help inform gardeners new and old. The Garden Club is responsible for the planting and maintenance of the flower beds at the Township Hall. They do a great job and the gardens look beautiful.
Are there any cemeteries in Marion Township? The Township maintains three cemeteries, Lakeside, Harger and Green. The cost for a plot is $500 for residents of the township and $1,000 for non-residents. There is a $100 transfer fee to immediate family members. Tom Lloyd is the Sexton, you may call him for information or to purchase a plot @ 517-223-8559. Additional information about the Cemeteries is available by clicking this link. Cemetery info
Who represents us on a State level? Our State Representative is Henry Vaupel. Our State Senator is Joe Hune.
How and where do I vote? Stop by the Township Hall to register to vote or register at the Secretary of State Office. If you have questions about the process, please call our Clerk's Office @ 517-546-1588. All precincts vote at the Township Hall. Precincts 1 & 2 vote in the Assembly Hall and 3 & 4 vote in the lower level.
Can I use the Township Hall for a Meeting? The hall is available for non-profit groups or homeowner's associations to hold their meetings. If you would like to reserve the hall, please call to schedule a date for your meeting. The Township Hall, Lower Level and Gazebo are available for rent by Township Residents. The charge is $100.00, with an additional $100.00 security deposit that is returned after your event. Alcohol is not permitted. Rental forms and rules are available on the Rental Policy page on our website.
Can I get a dog license at the Township Hall? Dog licenses are available at the Township, you may call the Township or the County Treasurer (517)546-7010 for information about fees. Dog licenses are available year round, they are issued with the renewal date of the rabies shot. They are available as a 1or 3 year term if your rabies certificate is valid for all 3 years. You will need a copy of current proof of rabies shot and whether the dog is spay or neutered.