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- July 18, 2015 -
Windsor Charter Township - Eaton County, Michigan ORDINANCE ADOPTING NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION 1, FIRE CODE, 2015 EDITION
Notice of Posting after Second Reading and Final Adoption Ordinance No. 41 At a meeting of the Township Board of Windsor Charter Township, Eaton County, Michigan, held at the Windsor Charter Township Emergency Services Building on July 14, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., the Township Board introduced for second reading, posting and final adoption a proposed Ordinance adopting the 2015 edition of the National Fire Protection Association 1 Fire Code, proposed Ordinance No. 41. The proposed Ordinance would provide for the adoption and enforcement of the 2015 edition of the National Fire Protection Association 1 Fire Code by Windsor Charter Township; amend certain portions of the 2015 edition of the National Fire Protection Association 1 Fire Code, and address conflicts with currently adopted ordinances.
Copies of the complete text of the proposed Ordinance were posted at the office of the Township Clerk at 405 W. Jefferson St, Dimondale, MI and for review by clicking here. By Order of the Windsor Charter Township Board Marceal J. Dailey, Township Clerk
- June 21, 2015 -
LAST DAY OF REGISTRATION SPECIAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2015 WINDSOR CHARTER TOWNSHIP COUNTY OF EATON, STATE OF MICHIGAN TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF TOWNSHIP WINDSOR CHARTER.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Special Election will be held in WINDSOR CHARTER TOWNSHIP, EATON COUNTY, MICHIGAN on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. The last day to register for the election is MONDAY, JULY 6, 2015 by 5:00 p.m. Residents registering after the deadline will not be eligible to vote at the election. Voters may register by mail using a mail-in voter registration form or in person at a Secretary of State Branch office or the county, city or township clerk’s office in which they live. POLLING LOCATION FOR WINDSOR CHARTER TOWNSHIP WILL BE AT: BENTON TOWNSHIP HALL, 5136 WINDSOR HIGHWAY, FOR THE PURPOSE of voting on the following Charlotte Public Schools proposal: CHARLOTTE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SINKING FUND MILLAGE FOR BUILDING AND SITE PURPOSES 1 MILL FOR 10 YEARS Full text of the ballot proposals may be obtained at the Eaton County Clerk’s Office, 1045 Independence Blvd., Charlotte, Michigan 48813. Telephone: (517) 543-2488 or online at eatoncounty.org on the County Clerk’s web page. PERSONS ENTITLED to be registered voters in the County of Eaton must possess the following qualifications on or before the day of the Special Election: (1) a citizen of the United States; (2) not less than 18 years of age; (3) a resident of the State of Michigan and the local municipality for not less than 30 days prior to the Special Election (MCL 168.492). In addition, qualified electors must be registered to vote not less than 30 days prior to the Special Election (MCL 168.497). Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the clerk’s office at the polling location Benton Township Clerk - Barbara Wickerham, 5136 Windsor Hwy., Potterville, 48876 - 517-645-7542 Township Office Hours: Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am to noon and 1-4 pm. Closed Mondays. Mailed ballots can be requested until Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This Notice is given pursuant to MCL 168.653a)
- June 16, 2015 -
The Windsor Charter Township Board of Trustees at its regular meeting on June 23 will be voting to adopt a policy with respect to FOIA requests to comply with State of Michigan effective July 1, 2015. Copies of the FOIA Forms, Public Summary, Public Inspection, FOIA Procedures, FOIA Annotated, and FOIA Request Detailed Cost are available separately above or in one file for review by clicking here.
- June 5, 2015 -
WINDSOR CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF APPEALS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: The Windsor Charter Township Board of Appeals will conduct a Public Hearing on Monday, June 22, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm at the Windsor Charter Township Meeting Room, 300 W. Jefferson, Dimondale, MI 48821. AJ Properties, LLC. is requesting that the fencing and posting requirements consistent with Section 8.6.3(7)(b)(3) and (b)(4) of the Windsor Charter Township Zoning Ordinance is not needed , as the drain acts as a sufficient barrier. The subject property is located at 6436 Davis Hwy and Royston Road. Corresponding tax parcel numbers are: 080-006-100-040-00 & 080-006-300-001-02. Written comments will be considered and may be forwarded to the Windsor Charter Township Offices until 4:00 pm Monday, June 22, 2015. Please call 517-646-0772 for further information. Anyone with special needs should contact the office during regular hours. Monday – Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
- May 20, 2015 -
Draft Comprehensive Plan Amendment: Copies of the draft Windsor Charter Township and Village of Dimondale Comprehensive Plan Amendment available by clicking here, or may be reviewed through July 15, 2015 at the Township Office, 405 W. Jefferson, Dimondale, MI, during regular office hours; Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, or at the Village Office, 136 N. Bridge Street, Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm or here. Comments may be made in writing or emailed to email@example.com and to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- December 11, 2014 -
- December 7, 2014 -
Windsor Township Emergency Services is hiring for paid-on call fire fighter and EMS personnel. Click here to see the Recruitment Brochure.
If you are interested in learning more about becoming a paid-on-call fire fighter or emergency medical personnel please stop down at the station and fill out an application or call our station at 517-646-0893 and ask for Deputy Chief Kinnas for more information. The next fire academy starts January 10, 2015!
- October 15, 2014 -
Windsor Charter Township has appointed an enforcement officer. This is a part time position made necessary by our new Nuisance Ordinance.
-September 10, 2014 -
Windsor Township Emergency Services Rating Improves
After an evaluation of the fire department capabilities by the Insurance Service Office (ISO) out of Chicago Illinois, Windsor Township Emergency Services effective on October 1, 2014 has improved its rating down to a class 5/10. This means that if your Windsor Township residence is within 5 road miles of the station located at 300 W. Jefferson St in Dimondale, you will be an ISO Class 5.
ISO evaluates the fire department based on personnel responses, vehicles that are in service, equipment, training of your department members, records, water supply capabilities, mutual and automatic aid agreements.
Many insurance companies utilize the ISO rating when figuring your home owners insurance. If this is done incorrectly with either the wrong ISO rating or wrong department then it could cost up to a few hundred dollars more in premiums. It would be worth your time to find out from your insurance agent if your homeowners insurance carrier utilizes the ISO Rating schedule and to make sure they have the proper ISO rating for Windsor Township Emergency Services. If you have any questions about the ISO rating or if you are in an eligible area please contact Chief Phil Miller @ 517-646-0893.
- June 12, 2014 -
At its June 10 meeting, the Township Board had the final reading of the Civil Infractions Ordinance .
- May 20, 2014 -
At its May 13 meeting, the Township Board approved revised Cemetery Rules .
- May 12, 2014 -
At its March 12 meeting, the Planning Commission finalized an update to the township zoning map .
- January 15, 2014 -
At its Janaury 14 meeting, the Township Board appointed Jaye Bergamini to the Planning Commission and Ordinance #25 Site Condominiums was read for a second time and adopted awaiting second publication. The Township office will be closed on Friday, January 17 from 11 AM to 4 PM.
- December 15, 2012 -
At the October 23, 2012 Windsor Township Board of Trustees meeting it was approved by the Board to have the Emergency Services Department to start charging for certain Fire Division responses starting January 1, 2013.
Effective January 1, 2013 Windsor Charter Township will begin billing for the following services: Structure fires $500.00, Vehicle fires $500.00, Traffic Accidents $300.00, False Alarm Up to $1,000.00, Burn Permits $25.00 (annual fee, valid from January 1st – December 31st) and Illegal Burning/negligent burns/no permit Up to $1,000.00.
Chief Phil Miller said that “many of the traffic related incidents involve non township residents which put’s a burden on local finances”. “One way to correct this is to start a billing program”. If an insurance company does not cover the fee’s, the motorist will be billed themselves, only if they are non-township residents. Under the new permit process, a township resident will need to go to the Windsor Township Hall or the Emergency Services building to fill out the permit and receive a copy of the burning ordinance. Permits may be obtained at the Township Office, 405 W. Jefferson St., at a cost of $25 per calendar year. The permit is valid from January 1 until December 31st and needs to be renewed every year. Once the permit has been approved, a permitted township resident only has to call the emergency services building Monday thru Saturday between 7am and 4pm (517) 646-0893 and activate the permit. A single call activates the permit for seven days instead of 1-4 days under the old permit process. A permit is still not needed for recreational campfires or burning cardboard and papers within an approved burn barrel.
The Village of Dimondale’s current open burning ordinance which prohibits open burning other than campfires is unaffected by this change.
A copy of the Township's new burning ordinance is available here. Please direct any questions to Chief Phil Miller, 517-646-0893.
- June 1, 2011 -
The lastest Greater Lansing Regional Committee for Stormwater Management quarterly newsletter is available at http://www.mywatersheds.org/committees.html.
Peter Preston - Assessor
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