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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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News & Announcements

Special Meeting February 23, 2015

Mancelona Township Board will hold a special meeting February 23, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.  


Matters to be discussed:


Letter from Dale Ackler

Appointment of Township Board Trustee

Special Assessment discussion and/or selection

Budget Review 



Michael Biehl

Township Clerk 



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.

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.  

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Historical Society Presentation

Mancelona Area Historical Society presents a "History Program" Tuesday, February 24, 2015.   Come join us for some interesting history of Mancelona.  Old photos and stories, audience participation.  Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Mancelona Township Office building.  

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.


Special Meeting Feb. 12, 2015 1:30 pm

The Mancelona Township Board will hold a special meeting on Feb.  12, 2015 at 1:30 pm at the Mancelona Township Hall.


Re: Appointment for Township Trustee.

March 2015 Board of Review

Mancelona Township Board of Review - will be meeting on the following dates at Mancelona Township Offices:


Please take notice that the Mancelona Township Board of Review will meet at the Township Hall located at 9610 S M-88 Hwy, Mancelona MI 49659, on March 3, 2015, at 12:00 P.M. (noon) to receive the assessment roll and review the records.


Tuesday March 10, 2015 - 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Monday March 16, 2015 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.




Copy of Notice that was in the Antrim Review Newspaper





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



Supervisor Chuck Johnson Resigns

Mancelona Township Supervisor Chuck Johnson announced his resignation during the regular township board meeting Monday, January 19, 2015.  He accepted a position with the Antrim County Board of Commissioners, District 8.


Johnson served as township supervisor since 2008.  His services and commitment to Mancelona Township and its citizens are very much appreciated.  He will be missed!


Thank you, Chuck, for your service and best wishes in your new endeavor.



State of Michigan Elections

There will be elections held on May 5, 2015 for the State of Michigan. 


Polls will be open at Mancelona Township Hall.  Additional information will be posted here as it is confirmed.


Read more about the proposal to increase the state sales tax at these links:









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.