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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Things to Do this Summer in Mancelona


SWIMMING:  Wetzel Lake Park is located two miles north of Mancelona Village off U.S. 131, then east on Wetzel Lake Road.  The lake and park are at the end of the road..  Follow this link for photos and park details.   http://mancelonatownship.com/community-a-photos/places-to-visit

FISHING:  at Johnson's Pond, village of Mancelona, at the south end of Danforth Street. Fishing is for kids ages 14 and under. Pond is open year-around.

FREE COMMUNITY MEALS: Every Tuesdsay from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Mancelona Methodist Church, located on Hinman Street at U.S. 131 by the Post Office.  All are welcome!

BINGO:  Every Saturday at 6:00 p.m., 9950 S. Williams (U.S. 131, south end of village) at the American Legion Hall.

SUMMER CONCERTS: Mancelona Chamber of Commerce presents "Summer Celebration" concerts the summer of 2015.  Concerts are free to the public. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Concerts are held downtown Mancelona at Triangle Park (by the clock).  In case of rain, concerts will be moved across the road to the pavilion by the buck pole (east side of traffic light).  For more information call the Chamber of Commerce, 231-587-5500 or visit www.MancelonaChamber.org

Schedule:  Tuesday July 14, 2015 - Kenny Thompson (singer, guitarist, variety music)
                Tuesday July 28, 2015 - The Miracles (country band)
                Tuesday August 11, 2015 - HIGHLIGHT BAND - Petoskey Steel Drum Band
                Tuesday August 25, 2015 - Back to School Street Dance with Ed McCarty, DJ

ANTRIM MUSEUM HISTORICAL SOCIETY - is located on U.S. 131 south of the village, next to the American Legion hall.  Open Saturdays 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the summer.

JORDAN RIVER NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY, Pinney Bridge, Landslide Creek, Deadmans Hill - visit this link at Mancelona Chamber of Commerce website for details:





Mancelona Township Library Activities


Wednesday July 8, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. -- 4H Presents - Every Hero Has a Story (Crystal Swain,speaker, discussing hero animals)

Wednesday July 15, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. -- Grass River Natural Area (speaker, discussing hero animals)

(above events are child-related activities and will be held outside if weather cooperates; otherwise, indoors at library)

Every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. there is a story and craft time in the lower level of the library.

For additional information on these events please call 231-587-9451.



July 1 through August 28, 2015 -- Students K-8 grades Backpack Giveaway:  For each book read, your name will be placed in the Backpack Drawing.  One name will be drawn for grades K-4, and one will be drawn for grades 5-8.

Library located at 202 W. State Street, downtown Mancelona
Phone: 231-587-9451

Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

2015 Summer Tax Collection

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 (without interest) for the 2015 tax year.  You will not receive a bill in the winter.

February 29, 2016  is the last day to pay at Mancelona Township Offices.

** NEW ** There is a $20 charge for all out of the country checks.  This is a fee charged by our bank and the fee cannot be avoided. 

Paying after hours -- a drop box is available on the Mancelona Township Treasurer's office door.  

You may pay by debit/credit card (there is a fee for this service) at the office or on-line. 

Pay on line at www.mancelonatwp.is.bsasoftware.com

Fee for online or office credit/debit payments: 3% (minimum $1.50)
Fee for online or office e-check $3 flat fee

Phone: 231-587-5171

Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
9611 South M-88, Mancelona, MI  49659
By mail:  PO Box 332, Mancelona, MI 49659


VILLAGE of Mancelona taxes - contact Mancelona Village, 231-587-8331.








Mancelona Township Senior Center

Mancelona Township Senior Center is located at 122 E. State Street, Mancelona.
Phone: 231-587-9131
Director: Linda Matson

Lunch served M-F.  Salad bar opens 11:00 a.m., lunch served 12:00 p.m.
Guest speakers
Exercise Classes
Educational programs
Book and video exchanges
Movie and popcorn days

and many others.  Event schedules change monthly.

For menus and details on activities, please visit: http://www.antrimcounty.org/coa.asp



Township Clean Up Day 2015 Heavily Attended

Many Mancelona Township residents took advantage of the annual clean-up day held here May 16, 2015.  Residents brought truckloads of trash and unwanted materials to Palmer Park where American Waste workers Township Clean Up 2015 May IMG 7970were on hand to collect it.  The annual clean-up day is set by Mancelona Township.


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

Tax Collection & Dog License Renewal

The deadline for 2015 Summer Tax Collection and 2015 Winter Tax Collection is February 29, 2016.  Taxes may be paid at Mancelona Township Office.

Dog licenses will be available from December 1, 2015 through February 29, 2016.

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



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.