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Welcome!

East Bay Charter Township is located in the northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula nestled among many inland lakes inside Grand Traverse County. Our township is a mix of rolling farmland, forests and Lake Michigan beach front. East Bay is an exciting and growing community with a unique blend of commercial and residential development.

 

BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR COMMUNITY PAGE FOR THINGS OF LOCAL INTEREST AND LINKS TO POPULAR WEBSITES!!  

THE TOWNSHIP OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED

MONDAY FEBRUARY 15

DUE TO PRESIDENTS DAY.

PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE FEBRUARY 14.  BECAUSE OF THE HOLIDAY MONDAY YOU WILL HAVE UNTIL  CLOSE OF BUSINESS TUESDAY THE 16TH TO PAY WITHOUT PENALTY.  WE HAVE A DROP BOX AVAILABLE FOR WEEKEND AND EVENING PAYMENTS.

EAST BAY AMBULANCE HAS AN OPENING FOR A PERMANENT PART TIME EMT

Click here for more information.

Click here for job application.

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN ELECTION INSPECTOR?  WOULD YOU LIKE TO SERVE YOUR FELLOW TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS AND ENSURE FAIR AND HONEST ELECTIONS?

PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERKS OFFICE AT 947-3503 FOR INFORMATION ABOUT TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES!

 

 

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE ABLE TO CHAT WITH ONE OF THE TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES?  BETH FRIEND WILL BE HOLDING OPEN TIME HERE AT THE TOWNSHIP OFFICE ONCE A MONTH FROM 11:30 TO 12:30 ON THE THURSDAY PRIOR TO THE MONTHLY BOARD MEETING.  NO APPOINTMENT IS NEEDED, JUST STOP IN TO VISIT.

 

 

Where can I pay my taxes?

-You can pay your taxes at the Treasurer's office in the township hall (7:00am-5:30pm) Monday through Thursday and you can also mail your payment to the township hall. If you would like to pay them after business hours, you may put them in the drop box that is located by the front door of the township hall.

-You can use a debit card or credit card at the Township office with a convenience fee of 2.5% and a e-check fee of $2.50.  

If you would like to make an online payment using a credit card or e-check please visit, http://www.certifiedpayments.net/. If you want to pay by phone, please call 1-866-549-1010. You will need to use Bureau Code: 7274184 for both internet and phone payments. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Treasurer's office at (231) 947-8647.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

EAST BAY CHARTER TOWNSHIP

A Public Hearing was held Monday, September 14, 2015 for Emergency Services and Monday, November 9, 2015 for the General Fund at the Regular meetings of the East Bay Charter Township Board of Trustees. The purpose of these Public Hearings were to vote on the upcoming 2016 Annual Budget of the Emergency Services, Metro Services, Police Services and Ambulance Services on September 14th and the 2016 General Fund Budget on November 9, 2015.

At the September Public Hearing the board voted to adopt the following: Police budget at .329 Mils, Ambulance budget at .33 Mils and Metro Fire budget at 2.20 Mils. Total Emergency Services Mils. 2.859 Mils. This is a reduction overall of .20 Mils from originally noticed.

At the November 9, 2015 Public Hearing the board voted to adopt the General Fund budget as presented at .7348 Mils

To see a copy of the 2016 adopted budget click here

 

 

 

 
 

FIREWORKS ORDINANCE IN EFFECT!!

 

The State of Michigan regulates fireworks which CAN be discharged the day preceding, the day of, and the day after legal holidays.  On these three days fireworks can NOT be discharged from 1:00 am to 8:00 am.  If you wish to submit a complaint on days that fireworks are NOT allowed, please call the Grand Traverse Sherriff's non-emergency number at 922-4550.

 

TO SEE THE ADOPTED AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VII

REGARDING WATER SUPPLY CROSS CONNECTION RULES

CLICK HERE

 

   


 

  

TOWNSHIP HOURS:  We are open Monday-Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm. Closed Fridays. We will remain open over the lunch period and hope that the extended hours will allow residents to take care of Township business before and/or after the regular 8:00 to 5:00 business day.

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Please click here to watch our board meetings if you missed them on TV.

If you need a notary, the township office has four! Please see Leslie, Tracey, Helen or Sue.

 

WATERFRONT HOME OWNERS click here for Phragmite information

 

Please visit: http://www.thegrandvision.org/

 

There is no open burning and are no burning permits issued in East Bay Township. If you would like more information, please click here OR for a link to Metro Fire website click here.

Smoke Alarms save lives.  You can get them installed or replaced for free!!  For more information see the link above to the Metro website!

 

FEDERAL FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT HAS BEEN REVISED IN 2015 EAST BAY CHARTER TOWNSHIP HAS A POLICY TO MEET THESE NEW REQUIREMENTS.

 SEE FOIA CLICK HERE

 SEE OUR POLICY CLICK HERE

OUR FOIA FORMS PACKET HERE

COST WORKSHEET HERE

PUBLIC SUMMARY HERE

 

 

 

SIGN UP FOR GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY EMERGENCY ALERTS TODAY!  Click here for more information.

 

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