• Foote Cemetery on Sherwood Rd. was organized in 1858.
  • The Columbarium at Summit Cemetery was dedicated in October 2010.
  • Rededicated on October 2nd, 2010, the Historical Committee has recreated a 1920s classroom.  The school is located at 985 E. Sherwood.
  • Township Park River Trail

From the Desk of Supervisor Bloomquist

Coronavirus updates

Due to the lifting of the Stay Home Order, Williamstown Township Hall is now open with limited staff and access.  Due to the limited space, the doors will remain locked with the need to call for entry and a  maximum of two residents will be allowed in at a time.  With the rotation of staff, we highly recommend an appointment to insure your needs are being addressed.   For the safety of residents and staff, a mask will be required.  The Board adopted a Covid -19 Preparedness and Response Plan at the May 21st special board meeting.

For up to date information, please visit https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus

Hall rentals have been cancelled until inside gatherings are lifted by the Governor.    

The pavilions, sports fields, and playgrounds are now open for use, however the rest rooms will remain closed at this time.  Please continue with the social distancing to maintain a safe environment!  Fields and Township Park pavilion require a reservation.

The May Spring Clean Up has been rescheduled to September 12th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at this time.  We are hopeful that the event will not need to be cancelled.

If you know of a resident who is in need of help, please don't hesitate to reach out to the Township.  If the service needed is beyond what we can handle, we will help get the message to the appropriate organization.

And beyond all else, please stay safe!

~ Wanda Bloomquist,
Township Supervisor

 

In The Spotlight

Beeman Road Activity

The Township has received many calls on the earth moving activity taking place on Beeman Rd.  A site plan was approved by the Township to create a flood plain compensating cut adjacent to the Red Cedar River as part of the Red Cedar Renaissance project taking place on Michigan Ave. near Frandor. 

Work is expected to be completed by the end of July.  Some planting as resumed.  Plans are available at the Township Hall for review during regular business hours.  Please refrain from walking the site as this is private property.

Featured News

Summer Tax Bills

Summer Tax bills were mailed the week of July 1. Due to Covid-19, residents are encouraged to send payments by mail, use the drop box at the Township Hall, or pay at Independent Bank. (You must have your payment stub.) You may also pay online following the link on the Township Website (fee added). Due to limited staff and lobby size, we would suggest calling to make an appointment if you would prefer to pay your taxes in person. Summer taxes are due by 5pm on 9/14. For additional information click here.

Voting & Election Information

 

 

 

The State and Local Primary is on August 4, 2020. Given the Covid-19 pandemic and concerns for everyone's safety, we strongly encourage voters to vote Absentee. Those who wish to vote in person will be able to do so at their precinct on election day.

Concerned about the Absentee Ballot process? Here's a brief video from our counterparts at the City of Rochester Hills that explains the process (the link will take you to YouTube).

Any registered voter in Michigan can vote absentee, either for one election or all elections! If you want to vote absentee, you can fill out an online form or print out an application to bring or mail to the Township, just click here.

Ballots are in the process of being mailed. Important: you may vote in only one party section in the August 4th Primary ballot! If you vote in both parties, your ballot will be rejected. There is a back side to the ballot as well. There are also proposals on the ballot.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION about the August 4th Election - PLEASE READ!

To check if you're registered to vote, where to vote, and more, click here.

Click here for the most up-to-date voting information. Check back often for any important changes.

NOTICE of REGISTRATION for the State Primary Election - August 4, 2020.
NOTICE of ELECTION for the State Primary Election - August 4, 2020.

Fall Clean-up September 12th

With the cancellation of the Spring Clean-up, the Board has been rescheduled the event to September 12th from 9-3 for Township residents.  This will depend on the reopening of services due to Covid-19.  Please watch the website for updates and details.

Meridian Twp. Police Community Letter

Please take a minute to read the response from Chief Plaga regarding the murder of George Floyd.  

See Where Your Tax Dollars Go (Click on Chart)