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Large Item Disposal Day at Transfer Site Set for May 9, 2015
Mark your calendars! The first large item disposal day of the year is announced for the second Saturday in May - May 9th. The transfer site is located on Armada Ridge Road between 33 and 34 mile roads and is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  A list of items regularly accepted as well as those accepted on the large item day can be found here. Call Transfer Site Director Wayne Lobeck with any specific questions at 586.784.5998. 

Building Department Fees Increased
On the recommendation of the building official, the Armada Township Board raised the building department fees effective immediately. New permit applications are posted on the building department pages and are available here for easy viewing. Building Permit Application, Mechanical Permit Application, Electrical Permit Application, Plumbing Permit Application. For more information, contact Christine White during normal business hours.

Proposal One Analysis
The Michigan Township Association included two documents in their recent 4.10.15 Township Insights newsletter to help voters understand the upcoming vote on Proposal 1 - Transportation Funding Package. The House Fiscal Agency, is a nonpartisan agency within the Michigan House of Representatives providing confidential, nonpartisan expertise to the House Appropriations Committee and all other members of the House on all legislative fiscal matters, put together a Brief Summary of the Ballot Proposal and the MTA put together a two-page flyer Inside the May ballot proposal. Printed copies of both are available at the township hall.

Senior Center Spring Newsletter Posted
Senior Center Director Jan Mueller posted Spring Newsletter offering of trips and events. SMART funding is being used to fund trips to Michigan Sea Life Aquarium, (the new, enormous aquarium at Great Lakes Outlet Mall), lunch and a play at Meadowbrook in May, a mystery lunch in June and a Rockin' Oldies Show at Zehnders in September. There are other trips on the calendar plus a host of weekly events and celebrations. .

Township Board Approves Ordinance Amendments
At the February meeting, the board approved the planning commission's recommended amendments to Zoning Ordinance Book #114. The changes are to Section 6.01 Parking Requirements, Section 6.02 Minimum number of off-street parking spaces and are effective March 4, 2015. Amendment notice is also posted on the planning page.

2015 Limestone Application
It was decided at the January board meeting that this year's limestone will be applied to the following sections of road: 33 Mile road between Armada Ridge and Romeo Plank, Coon Creek between Pratt and Bordman and any remaining materials will be applied on Coon Creek south of Armada Center. The supervisor submitted a map showing the previous years applications. Supervisor Paterek said there are approximately 47 miles of rural roads in the township and we've been able to apply limestone through the county's limestone share program to about 15-20 miles of our total.

New State Police Non-Emergency Number
Lt. Ken Dilg, a Michigan State Trooper, attended the September board meeting and introduced himself as the liaison officer for this area. He can be reached either toll free at 1.800.495.4677 or at the Oak Park post 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday - Friday at 248.594.5740. 

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