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Updated Book of Ordinances Posted
Armada Township Planning Commission updated ordinances recently and the new book is posted.

No Interest Loans For Housing Rehabilitation through the County
Macomb Community Action is now accepting applications for homeowners in need of housing repairs. Income-eligible owner/occupants of eligible properties may qualify for deferred-payment, interest-free loans for qualified home repairs. For more information or to request an application, call (586) 466-6256. Available throughout Macomb County except Roseville, St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, and Warren, which have their own programs.

New Outdoor and Open Burn Ordinance Approved
Open burning of garbage is no longer allowed under the new burn ordinance approved at the July meeting. Burn permits are available through the Armada Township Fire Department for the burning of brush and agricultural items. For more information, contact Fire Chief Dan Reynolds.

July Meeting Video Posted
The power out during the July 13th board meeting due to the thunderstorm that rolled through town. As a result, the video camera turned itself off - twice. The posted video consists of the three separate lenghts of video stitched together without any editing.

Ordinance Regarding Political Signs
Armada Township Book of Ordinances #114 pg 67 reads as follows regarding political signs:
5. Political Signs.
a. Not more than three (3) political signs, which do not exceed a total aggregate area of sixteen (16) square feet, may be allowed on any one residential or commercially zoned parcel.
b. No such sign shall be displayed no longer than ten (10) days after the election for which the sign was erected.
c. All such signs shall be set back at least ten (10’) feet from the public right-of- way.
For more information, reference our ordinance book or call the planning department with questions beyond that.

Dont miss the Vote! Be sure you're registered
The last day to register to vote and be eligible to vote in the August 2nd primary is July 5, 2016.  All resident citizens can register to vote at any Secretary of State's office, the county clerk's office and with the township clerk. Anyone who registers to vote for the first time by mail, must vote in the precinct the first time in order to confirm identity. Voters can access the Michigan Voter Information Center to check on their precinct location, their voting districts and download a sample ballot. For more information, contact the clerk's office.

Senior Center Newsletter Posted   
Senior Center Director Jan Mueller posted the Spring Newsletter.  Some upcoming events include a trip to the new minor league baseball stadium in Utica on June 9th, a trip to Greektown Casino on June 29th and a mystery trip on July 15th . For more information, contact the senior center at 586.784.8050 Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Deadlines for Candidate Filings for 2016 Elections
Michigan's Bureau of Elections posted their election calendar detailing candidate requirements and filing deadlines. Candidates for Village Council need to file with the Township Clerk by July 26, 2016; interested Write-in Candidates for Township Office need to file by July 22nd. 

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.