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MANCELONA TOWNSHIP
9610 S M-88 Highway
P O Box 332
Mancelona, MI   49659
Phone:  (231) 587-8651
Fax:  (231) 587-0708

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PostHeaderIcon IMPORTANT Tax Notice

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IMPORTANT: As of July 1, 2014, if your total tax bill is less than $100, you will only receive one tax bill in the summer  (Summer + Winter = less than $100).  Therefore, your total bill will be issued on July 1 and due by September 14 for the 2014 tax year.  You will not receive a bill in the winter.
 

PostHeaderIcon Spring Clean Up Day 2014

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Spring Clean-Up Day in Mancelona Township is set for May 17, 2014.  THIS IS A LATER DATE THAN NORMAL.  Please note, the tax bills you received indicate the clean-up date is April 26.  That is INCORRECT.  The correct date is May 17, 2014.

 

Additional information will be posted shortly.

 

PostHeaderIcon Recycle Center at Mancelona Township

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Did you know the Mancelona Township Offices is the location for recycling in our area?  Paper/Cardboard items (such as boxes, newspapers, magazines, catalogs, glossy print items, office paper, junk mail, phone books, shredded paper, juice and milk cartson) are all accepted.  Plastic jugs, jars, tubs, trays, water bottles, milk jugs, shampoo bottles, laundry detergent containers and clean plastic grocery bags can be dropped off in the recycle bins.  You may also drop off glass containers and bottles of all colors, and completely empty food jars of all sizes.  You may also recycle aluminum and steel cans, and aluminum foil.

What can't you leave?  No kraft (padded) envelopes, no styrofoam, no wet or yellowed papers.  No batteries of any kind, no broken window glass, no dishes, no light bulbs.

Some items not accepted in the recycling program will be accepted at the Household Hazardous Waste Days (for details, visit www.AntrimCounty.org/recycling.asp )

Questions may be directed in phone by calling (231) 533-3555.

 

PostHeaderIcon Deadlines Approaching - Tax Collection & Dog License Renewal

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The deadline for 2012 Summer Tax Collection and 2012 Winter Tax Collection is February 28, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.  Taxes may be paid at Mancelona Township Office.

Last day for Dog License Renewal is February 28, 2013.

 

PostHeaderIcon School Election Day Set for February 2013

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The Election Day for Mancelona Public School District elections will be held Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Mancelona Township Offices.  Residents of Mancelona and Custer Townships may vote at Mancelona Township Hall.  Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The bonding proposal reads:

Shall Mancelona Public School, Antrim and Kalkaska Counties, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed One Million Nine Hundred Thirty Thousand Dollars ($1,930,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefore, for the purpose of:

remodeling, equipping and re-equipping school buildings; acquiring and installing instructional technology in school buildings, and acquiring buses?

 

*additional information about the millage may be obtained from Mancelona Public Schools or by viewing a sample ballot at Mancelona Township Offices.

 

 

 

Last Updated (Wednesday, 06 February 2013 13:17)

 

PostHeaderIcon Spring Clean Up set for April 2013

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Mancelona Township has announced their Spring Clean-Up will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Palmer Park.

The Township of Mancelona, Antrim County, will hold a "cleanup day" on
Saturday April 27, 2013 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  A
contractor will provide trash trucks at Palmer Park.

Residents may bring one pickup truck or utility trailer load per household,
not to exceed 4' x 8' x 4' in size.

Proof of residency in the form of voter registration card, latest property
tax notice, or current electric bill is required. Items brought from any place
other than the resident's location will Township_Clean_Up_Day_2011result
in a pentalty fee and possible loss of privileges in future cleanups.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS include houshold rubbish, building
materials (nothing over six foot), household furniture (including chairs,
couches, mattresses), appliances (including refrigerators which are tagged
"freon free," scrap metal, and car batteries.  The following items will be
accepted at the owner's expense:  Car tires (19" or less) - $6 each.  Batteries
- $5 each

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS include liquids (including
paint, motor oil and antifreeze), yard wastes, leaves and brush, chemical or
other hazardous wastes, flammables and explosives, broken class, broken
concrete, dangerous items such as gasoline or hot ashes, engine blocks and other
items too heavy to be lifted by two average people, and cars, mobile homes and
house trailers.

ITEMS MUST NOT BE BROUGHT TO THE CLEANUP SITE PRIOR TO 7:00
a.m. on clean-up date.  Questions should be directed to the Township Hall at
231-587-8651, or visit the township website at http://www.mancelonatownship.com.

Mike Biehl
Township Clerk

 

PostHeaderIcon Election Day 2012

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Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2012.  Mancelona Township Residents may vote at Mancelona Township Hall between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.  Township offices are located at 9610 S. M-88, just west of the village limits.  Please bring a photo ID.  A photo ID is required for all voters.

This is a General Election and you may split your ticket (you do not need to vote straight party in the general election).

Some of the items on the ballot include:

PRESIDENTIAL - Mitt Romney (R) or Barack Obama (D), Vigil Goode, Jr. (Taxpayers), Jill Stein (Green), Ross C. Anderson (Natural Law)

US SENATOR - Pete Hoekstra (R), Debbie Stabenow (D), Scotty Boman (L), Richard Matkin (UST), Harley Mikkelson (Green), John Litle (Natural Law)

REPRESENTATIVE in CONGRESS (1st District) - Dan Benishek (R), Gary McDowell (D),

LEGISLATIVE - Greg MacMaster (R), William Wieke (D)

Several State Board of Education, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Wayne State University

COUNTY - Prosecutor - Charles Koop (R) - running unopposed

SHERIFF - Dan Bean (R) - running unopposed

CLERK - Sheryl GUy (R) - running unopposed

TREASURER - Sherry Comben (R) - running unopposed

REGISTER OF DEEDS (R) - running unopposed

DRAIN COMMISSIONER - Mark Stone (R) - running unopposed

SURVEYOR - Scott Paineau (R) - running unopposed

County Commissioner - Supervisor - Clerk - Treasurer - Trustee - Constable

 

Also several proposals

For more information call the Township Offices, 231-587-8651.

 

 

PostHeaderIcon Vote - February 28, 2012

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Polls will be open February 28, 2012 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for voters in Mancelona Township.  Voting will be held at Mancelona Township Offices, west of the village, on M-88.

Voting Instructions:
Bring proof of I.D. (driver's license or voting card)

On the Ballot:
Presidential Primary. To select a president nominee, simply select your party (Republican or Democrat).  If choosing Republican, select the presidential nominee of your choice. This is to narrow down the Republican field.

School: A renewal for the school sinking fund. This is a renewal only; not a new tax.

 

PostHeaderIcon Spring Clean-Up 2012

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Mancelona Township has announced their Spring Clean-Up will be held Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Palmer Park. 

The Township of Mancelona, Antrim County, will hold a "cleanup day" on
Saturday April 28, 2012 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  A
contractor will provide trash trucks at Palmer Park.

Residents may bring one pickup truck or utility trailer load per household,
not to exceed 4' x 8' x 4' in size.

Proof of residency in the form of voter registration card, latest property
tax notice, or current electric bill is required. Items brought from any place
other than the resident's location will Township_Clean_Up_Day_2011result
in a pentalty fee and possible loss of privileges in future cleanups.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS include houshold rubbish, building
materials (nothing over six foot), household furniture (including chairs,
couches, mattresses), appliances (including refrigerators which are tagged
"freon free," scrap metal, and car batteries.  The following items will be
accepted at the owner's expense:  Car tires (19" or less) - $6 each.  Batteries
- $5 each

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS include liquids (including
paint, motor oil and antifreeze), yard wastes, leaves and brush, chemical or
other hazardous wastes, flammables and explosives, broken class, broken
concrete, dangerous items such as gasoline or hot ashes, engine blocks and other
items too heavy to be lifted by two average people, and cars, mobile homes and
house trailers.

ITEMS MUST NOT BE BROUGHT TO THE CLEANUP SITE PRIOR TO 7:00
a.m. on clean-up date.  Questions should be directed to the Township Hall at
231-587-8651, or visit the township website at http://www.mancelonatownship.com.

Mike Biehl
Township Clerk

 

PostHeaderIcon Summer Taxes Now Due

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Mancelona Township Treasurer Sue Robinson announces you can now pay your taxes on-line.  Visit http://mancelonatwp.is.bsasoftware.com and follow the instructions.  Or, you may stop in at the Township Offices and pay by major credit card.  Summer taxes are due September 14, 2011 without penalty. Payments made after this date can still be paid at the Township offices, but interest will be added.

For more information call 231-587-5171.

 

 

PostHeaderIcon Tax Collection Schedule

Summer Tax Collections run from July 1 to September 14, and Winter Tax Collections are December 1, through February 28 of each year. Taxes are collected at Mancelona Township Treasurer's Office, or you may send your tax payments in through the mail. 

For your convenience, the Township soon will be accepting all major credit cards for your tax payments.

Questions may be directed to Treasurer Sue Robinson, 231-587-5171.