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

Treasurer: (231) 587-5171

Assessor: (231) 587-4737
Fax:  (231) 587-0708
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Special Meeting April 9 2015

Mancelona Township Board will hold a special meeting April 9, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.  Agenda items include appointment of election inspectors, and to set a date for public hearing for trash proposal.


Elections May 5 2015

Last day for voter registration is April 6, 2015 for the Tuesday, May 5 election.  You may register to vote at the Township Hall. 

To view the ballot for the May election, follow this link to the State of Michigan View Ballot

Polls in Mancelona Township are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Mancelona Township Hall, 9610 M-88 just west of the village.



Welcome Dan Robinson, Township Supervisor

Mancelona Township Board appointed long-time board member Dan Robinson to serve as Township Supervisor following the resignation of (former supervisor) Chuck Johnson. 


ROBINSON Dan website IMG 6541The appointment was made at a special meeting January 29, 2015.


Robinson has served on the board as Trustee since 2008 and is a lifelong resident of the Mancelona community.


Spring Clean-Up 2015

Spring Clean-Up Day in Mancelona Township is set for May 16, 2015.






Township of Mancelona

P.O. Box 332

Mancelona, MI 49659-0332

Phone: (231) 587-8651 Fax: (231) 587-0708




The Township of Mancelona, Antrim County, will hold a “cleanup day” on Saturday, May 16, 2015 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.  

Read more: Spring Clean-Up 2015

Let Water Run Advisory has been issued!

The Mancelona Area Water Sewer Authority has issued a "Water Let Run Advisory" effective today, 2/17/2015 until further notice. Bills will be adjusted for this period.


Any questions please call MAWSA 231-587-0744 or find it on facebook.

Special Assessment for Waste Collection Documents

Below are link to two documents in reference to the proposed Special Asseessment for township wide waste collection.  Please refer to the MINUTES page   of this website for the outcome of this proposal, as voted on during a Special Mancelona Township Board Meeting on January 29, 2015.





1 - Mailing that was sent to township property owners


2 - Plans for Special Assessment District No. 1



Tax Collection & Dog License Renewal

The deadline for 2014 Summer Tax Collection and 2014 Winter Tax Collection is March 2, 2015.  Taxes may be paid at Mancelona Township Office.


Last day for Dog License Renewal is March 2, 2015.


On-line payment is available -  click this link. A convenience fee will be added.



Public Hearing for Proposed Special Assessment for Waste Collection

Public Hearing for a Proposed Special Assessment for Waste Collection

January 19, 2015


At 7:00 p.m., Mancelona Township Board Supervisor Chuck Johnson opened the Public Meeting on the plan to have a special assessment district for waste collection for Mancelona Township.  There were more than 120 residents in the audience for the hearing.  A brief description of the plan was made to the audience before the floor was open for public comment. 


Several residents voiced their opinions and questions to the township board.  Attorney Barry Cole responded to legal and technical questions about the plan to the audience when needed. 


Chuck Johnson explained that all the information collected from this meeting, phone and correspondence, would be gathered to form a consensus of the plan in order to go forward or dismiss the Special Assessment plan.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:15 p.m.




IMPORTANT: As of July 1, 2014, if your winter tax bill is less than $100, you will only receive one tax bill in the summer.  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.



Recycle Center at Mancelona Township

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.