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COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS,

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, THE FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP HALL WILL NOT BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DUE TO GOVERNOR WHITMER'S "STAY HOME ORDER", EO 2020-21, ISSUED MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020 IN REFERENCE TO COVID-19. OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS WILL CONTINUE WORKING IN ORDER TO PERFORM NECESSARY GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES. OTHER TOWNSHIP EMPLOYEES WILL ONLY WORK IF CRITICALLY NECESSARY, TO HELP WITH THESE NECESSARY GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES.

RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO MAKE INQUIRIES BY PHONE 517-431-2320, FAX 517-431-2720, OR EMAIL TO THE TOWNSHIP HALL DURING REGULARLY SCHEDULED HOURS. A BLACK DROP-BOX IS LOCATED TO THE RIGHT OF THE FRONT DOOR FOR DROPPING OFF DOCUMENTS AND WILL BE MONITORED. DOCUMENTS MAY ALSO BE MAILED TO THE FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP HALL, P.O. BOX 101, TIPTON, MI 49287. ELECTED OFFICIALS MAY BE CONTACTED BY PHONE OR EMAIL AS LISTED ON THE WEBSITE. BUILDING, ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL & PLUMBING PERMIT APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE TOWNSHIP WEBSITE. COMPLETED PERMIT APPLICATIONS MAY BE PLACED IN THE HALL DROPBOX OR MAILED TO THE TOWNSHIP.  IF ADDITIONAL
 PERMIT INFORMATION IS NEEDED PLEASE CONTACT BUILDING OFFICIAL BRUCE NICKEL AT #902-8131. 

Sue Whitehead
Franklin Township Clerk

NO APRIL PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING. ONLY CRITICAL TOWNSHIP BUSINESS IS BEING CONDUCTED AT THIS TIME DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS.

NOTICE OF BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING

THE FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP BOARD WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE PROPOSED TOWNSHIP BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020-21 ON TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2020 AT 7 P.M. THE PROPERTY TAX MILLAGE RATE PROPOSED TO BE LEVIED TO SUPPORT THE PROPOSED BUDGET WILL BE A SUBJECT OF THIS HEARING. THE HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP HALL, 3922 MONROE ROAD, TIPTON, AND IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNDER MICHIGAN'S OPEN MEETINGS ACT. COPIES OF THE PROPOSED BUDGET MAY BE OBTAINED BY CONTACTING THE TOWNSHIP CLERK AT 431-2848.

Sue Whitehead
Franklin Township Clerk

CENSUS 2020


IT IS SO IMPORTANT TO COMPLETE THE 2020 CENSUS. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR OUR TOWNSHIP AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES. EVERY YEAR BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FEDERAL FUNDING GO TO SCHOOLS, ROADS AND OTHER RESOURCES BASED ON CENSUS DATA. PLEASE  COMPLETE THE CENSUS ON-LINE, BY PHONE, OR BY QUESTIONNAIRE. HOUSEHOLDS THAT DO NOT RESPOND WILL BE FOLLOWED-UP IN PERSON. AN ACCURATE COUNT IS THE GOAL OF EVERY CENSUS. THE RESULTS OF THE CENSUS CAN HAVE A REAL IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY FOR FUTURE PLANNING AND HOW FUNDS ARE DISTRIBUTED.

APPLY ONLINE AT 2020CENSUS.GOV/JOBS FOR OFFICE & IN-FIELD POSITIONS. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 1-855-JOB-2020.

Sue Whitehead
Franklin Township Clerk