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- Uctober 17. 2016 -

The Sewer Board meeting scheduled for October 20 is cancelled.

- October 17, 2016 -

WINDSOR CHARTER TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR PROPOSED 2017 BUDGETS Please take notice that on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the Township Meeting Room, 300 W. Jefferson, Dimondale, MI the Charter Township of Windsor will hold a public hearing to consider the proposed 2017 budgets for General Fund, Public Improvement, Street Lights, River rock, Creyts Road Sewer and Water and Fire Hydrants. The Township Board may not adopt its 2017 budgets until after the Public Hearing. Copies of the proposed budgets are on file and available for public inspection at the office of the Township Clerk, 405 W. Jefferson, Dimondale, Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM or here. THE PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE RATE PROPOSED TO BE LEVIED TO SUPPORT THE PROPOSED BUDGET WILL BE A SUBJECT OF THIS HEARING Anyone with special needs in order to attend this meeting should contact the office during business hours at 517-646-0772. This notice is given by order of the Charter Township of Windsor. Marceal J. Dailey, Clerk

- October 9, 2016 -

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 8, 2016 - WINDSOR CHARTER TOWNSHIP: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A GENERAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD IN ALL VOTING PRECINCTS OF THIS TOWNSHIP ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016. THE POLLS WILL BE OPEN FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M. FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES OF THE Republican Party, Democratic Party, Libertarian Party, US Taxpayers Party, Green Party, Natural Law Party, Working Class Party and the candidates without political party affiliation who seek election to the following partisan offices are to be voted for in Windsor Charter Township: Electors of President and Vice-President of the United States, Representative in Congress, Representative in State Legislature 71st District, Member of the State Board of Education, Regent of the University of Michigan, Trustee of Michigan State University, Governor of Wayne State University, Prosecutor, Sheriff, Clerk and Register of Deeds, Treasurer, Drain Commissioner ,County Commissioner 8th District & 10th District and all Township Offices. Candidates seeking election to the following nonpartisan offices are also to be voted for in Windsor Charter Township at the November 8, 2016 General Election: Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice of the Supreme Court Partial Term, Judge of Court of Appeals 3rd District, Judge of District Court 56A, all Village Offices, School Board Member, Lansing Community College Trustee and Township Library Board Member.

FOR THE FURTHER PURPOSE OF VOTING ON THE FOLLOWING PROPOSAL: EATON COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (EATRAN) MILLAGE RENEWAL AUTHORIZATION QUESTION. For the purpose of providing funds for the exclusive use of public transportation purposes, to include accommodation for the elderly and handicapped by the Eaton County Transportation Authority (EATRAN), at the same millage level previously approved by the voters in 2012, shall the previously voted increase in the constitutional limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be assessed in one (1) year upon all property within the County of Eaton, Michigan, be continued and renewed at up to 0.2500 of a mill ($0.25 on each $1,000 dollars of taxable value) for a period of five (5) years, 2017 to 2021, inclusive, and shall the County of Eaton be authorized to levy such millage for said purposes? The estimate of the revenue for the County of Eaton in the 2017 calendar year is approximately $851,100. A small portion of the revenue collected (approximately $11,709 in 2017) may be required to be distributed to Downtown Development Authorities, Tax Increment Financing Authorities, Local Development Financing Authorities and Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Authorities established in cities of Charlotte, Eaton Rapids, Grand Ledge, Potterville & Village of Bellevue. Full text of the ballot proposal may be obtained at the Eaton County Clerk’s Office, 1045 Independence Blvd., Charlotte, MI 48813, telephone: (517) 543-2426 or online at on the County Clerk’s web page.

WINDSOR CHARTER TOWNSHIP PUBLIC TESTING - NOVEMBER 3, 2016: Notice is hereby given that the accuracy test for the M-100 Optical Scan Voting Machine for the November 8, 2016 General Election will be held on: Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 8:00 PM Meeting Room 300 W. Jefferson, Dimondale. The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that the program and computer that will be used to tabulate the results of the election, counts the votes in the manner prescribed by law. The public is invited to attend. Marceal J. Dailey, Clerk

- December 15, 2015 -

At its December 8 meeting, the Township Board approved the 2016 fees, 2016 meeting dates and 2016 holiday dates that the Township offices will be closed.

- August 5, 2015 -

Copies of the Final Windsor Charter Township and Village of Dimondale Comprehensive Plan Amendment available by clicking here.

- July 18, 2015 -


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 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.

- 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


Marcus Braman - Supervisor
Office Hours: Tuesday 9am - 1pm, Thursday Noon - 6:00, and by appointment
300 W. Jefferson
Dimondale, MI 48821
Phone: (517) 646-7510 or (517)-648-3528

Marcie Dailey - Clerk
Jane Kandler- Treasurer
Office Hours: 9:00 - 4:00 M thru F
405 W. Jefferson
Dimondale, MI 48821
(on the east end of the Dorothy Hull Library)
Phone: (517) 646-0772
Fax: (517) 646-7061

Peter Preston - Assessor
Office Hours: 9:00 - 5:00 T
& Other Hours by appt.
300 W. Jefferson
Dimondale, MI 48821
Phone: (517) 646-0040

Emergency Services Building
300 W. Jefferson
Dimondale, MI 48821
Phone: (517) 646-0893


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