Lodi Township is located in Washtenaw County, Michigan, just southwest of Ann Arbor. Established in 1834, three years before Michigan became a state, it was named after the Town of Lodi near New York State’s Finger Lakes.
Lodi Connection Newsletter
Lodi Township Fall Newsletter 2020 can be found HERE
Permanent Absentee Voting List
With the approval of Proposal 18-3. ANYONE can request an Absentee Ballot. Save yourself some time on Election Day and sign up TODAY for the Permanent AV list and receive an APPLICATION for every election. You can use this application , and email it back to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it by the Township Hall (there is a drop box if you stop after business hours) OR you can use this form on our website to submit your request.
Saline Area Burn Permits
The Saline Area Fire Department requests that residents in York Township, Saline Township and Lodi Township serviced by this department call the department at 429-4440 and follow the prompts for a Burn Permit if you intend to burn. There is no fee for the permit. By reporting this to the Saline Area Fire Department, it MAY prevent an unnecessary fire run and cost to you.
News & Events
DUE TO THE INCREASED RISKS OF COVID-19.
PLEASE MASK UP WHEN ENTERING THE TOWNSHIP
EVEN IF YOU ARE VACCINATED.
New option added for paying Lodi Township Tax bills:
Current full tax payments can now be made at Old National Bank (Saline Branch ONLY) at 200 North Maple Rd, Saline, MI 48176 (click for map) during the branch’s normal business hours. Old National bank is open 9am-5pm M-F, and Saturdays from 9am-noon. Bring the bottom part of your tax bill with your payment of check or cash to the bank.
Lodi Township located at 3755 Pleasant Lake Road (click for map) is open Monday – Thursday from 9am-noon, open Fridays remotely in the summer. You can always leave a check in the drop box anytime 24/7. If you mail your check, please allow ample time for your payment to be received before the due date,
we suggest 10 days before.
Electronic payments are still an option through our website at LodiTownshipMI.org though BS&A online click to go to online payment.
Paying online with an electronic check is a $3.00 fee (payment comes out of your checking/saving account). The fee for a Visa debit card is $3.95 flat fee. If you want to pay online with a credit card (not your checking account), the online credit card company charges 3% of your entire bill.
Be careful and look at the charges online before you accept.
WASHTENAW COUNTY WANTS YOUR INPUT ON HOW TO USE THEIR AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN FUNDS.
CLICK HERE FOR THE PRESS RELEASE FROM
THE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS.
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners has released a list of potential projects that could be included in the Washtenaw County Rescue Plan. This plan leverages the $71 million the county will receive through the American Rescue Plan’s Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery program, along with other funding. The total will be approximately $100 million of investment in our community. The potential project list for these investments can be found here.
NEWS FROM EGLE:
Thank you again for your interest in the application for a proposed NPDES permit to Red Equities, LLC for the Arbor Preserve Wastewater Treatment Plant. The recording for the Public Information Meeting held July 1, 2021 can be reviewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kgt5gNBkU4Y. If you would like to view the recording with closed captioning, you must turn on the closed-captioning. As a reminder, the Public Comment period will remain open until July 9, 2021. There are several ways to continue to provide comment for the official record. All comments received during the comment period will be considered prior to a final decision on the proposed project. You may provide a comment:
- By Submitting the comment to MiWaters: https://miwaters.deq.state.mi.us/miwaters/external/publicnotice/info/-6980811947177925607/details
- By Email: email@example.com
- By U.S. Mail: Tom Braum, Permits Section, WRD, EGLE, PO Box 30458, Lansing, Michigan 48909-7958
During the public information meeting, there were a few items that were requested to be provided to assist in reviewing the application and supporting documents. These items included a summary of the NPDES permitting issuance process, a summary concerning Rule 1098 of the Part 4 Water Quality Standards (Antidegradation), and the contested case hearing petition process. Please follow the links and guidance below to access more information regarding these subjects:
NPDES Permitting Issuance Process
- NPDES Citizen’s Guide (see page 26 for permit review process flowchart) : https://www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/deq-oea-NPDESCitizensGuide_446248_7.pdf
- NPDES Permit Process PowerPoint attached.
Rule 1098 – Antidegradation
- See Rule 323.1098 in the attached Part 4 Water Quality Standards document.
- Water Resources Division Policy and Procedure for Antidegradation: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/wb-npdes-application-antidegradation_247143_7.pdf
Contested Case Hearing Process
- See page 2 of the attached draft permit under “Contested Case Information”.
- Link to relevant page on Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website: https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_10576_77344_77546—,00.html
Additionally, it was requested that we provide a list of EGLE staff that had been present during the event. Here is that list:
- Phil Argiroff – Water Resources Division Assistant Director
- Christine Alexander – Permits Section Manager
- Tiffany Myers – Jackson District Office Supervisor
- Byron Lane – Municipal Permits Unit Supervisor
- Miekyn Cotton – Jackson District Office Part 41 Engineer
- Ken Mroczkowski – Jackson District Office Compliance Staff
- Bridgett Carver – Jackson District Office Compliance Staff
- Tom Braum – Municipal Permits Unit Permit Writer
- Environmental Support Division Staff – Ryan Blazic and Matt Tomlinson
If you know anyone interested in this project, please feel free to forward this note. Thanks to all for the thoughtful comments and questions that we have received regarding this project.
Environmental Quality Analyst
Municipal Permits Unit
Water Resources Division
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
BraumT2@michigan.gov | 517-331-7377 (new phone number)
August 28, 2021 is yard waste collection at Lodi Township Hall
9-noon. Yard Waste must be in biodegradable paper bags (no plastic). Trimmings and sticks must be bundled no larger than 10″ in diameter and 4′ long (no nylon rope or string).
PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YOUR TRASH OR RECYCLABLES IN THE YARD WASTE, WE DO NOT HAVE MEANS TO TAKE CARE OF IT.
2021 Washtenaw County Clean Up Days
Click HERE for information
RECYCLE ANN ARBOR HAS CHANGED THEIR HOURS
PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGES:
Hours: Tues. & Thurs. 8:30 am to 6:30 pm
Saturday 9 am to 6 pm
CLOSED MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS, & SUNDAYS
Address:2950 East Ellsworth Rd. Ann Arbor, MI 48108
DUE TO CHANGING SITUATIONS WE SUGGEST YOU CALL FIRST
ANN ARBOR RECYCLE DOESN’T NOTIFY THE
TOWNSHIP OF CHANGES TO THEIR SCHEDULES.
ANN ARBOR RECYCLE CANCELLED THE CLEAN-UP VOUCHER IN 2020 DUE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC, WE CANNOT ISSUE THE ONE TIME CLEAN-UP VOUCHERS ANY LONGER. WE ARE SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE THIS CAUSES. YOU CAN TAKE YOUR ITEMS, BUT YOU WILL BE CHARGED A FEE FROM ANN ARBOR RECYLCE. PLEASE CALL THEM FOR INFORMATION.
NEW TO LODI!
If you are in a pinch and without internet and need to connect to for school work you are welcome to come to the Township and use our NEW HOT SPOT. Washtenaw County Broadband Task Force and Lodi Township are happy to bring this option to all those in need during these challenging and changing times with remote access for everyone in need. When using the hot spot please be mindful of business hours and use the far parking spaces by the field.
Millage breakdown on your tax bill
Here is a break down of your summer and winter tax dollars
|Tax Dollars in order of cost:|
|Washtenaw Intermediate Schools||16%|
|Washtenaw Community College||10%|
*Township Services included in the 3%: Police Protection (Sheriff contract, plus overtime fees), monthly recycling and yard waste, trash vouchers, local road projects including dust & brine contract.
**Washtenaw County Services include: Washtenaw County Operating 62%, Mental Health & Public Safety 14%, County Parks 13%, County Roads 7%, Enhanced Emergency Communication System 5, County Veteran’s Relief Fund 1%.
More services, all residents
On May 1, Washtenaw County Community Mental Health (WCCMH) will begin to offer services and service-navigation assistance to all county residents, regardless of their ability to pay.
Services will include individual and group counseling, medication management, substance use treatment and recovery support, and referrals to helpful community resources.
WCCMH will offer these services to any county resident who is unable to get timely care and will serve these residents until they can be referred to appropriate community partners.
Please call 734.544.3050 or 1.800.440.7548 for help with these services.
PLEASE REMEMBER TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR AND DON’T DUMP YOUR GARBAGE ON OTHER PEOPLES PROPERTY. IF YOU SEE SOMEONE DUMPING, PLEASE REPORT TO THE TOWNSHIP, OR
WASHTENAW COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.
NEW! Washtenaw County Fix It Program
The Washtenaw County Road Commission has launched “WCRC Fix It” an online platform that allows residents to report non-emergency issues online and via a mobile app available in the Apple iTunes & Google Play stores. The WCRC Fix It platform is to be used for non-emergency road issues. WCRC will check and respond to service requests submitted via WCRC Fix It during business hours. If you need to report an emergency or potentially hazardous road issue, we encourage them to call the Road Commission immediately at (734) 761-1500.
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