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Lodi Township

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.

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Important Announcements

2020-2021 Budget

2020-2021 Budget can be found HERE

2021-2022 Proposed budget can be found HERE

Lodi Connection Newsletter

Lodi Township Fall Newsletter 2020 can be found HERE

Permanent Absentee Voting List

With the approval of Proposal 18-3 last November 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 christina@loditownshipmi.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.

 Vacation Watch Request Form

Click HERE to complete the Vacation Watch Request Form. Please contact DeputyAdkins via email (adkinsp@ewashtenaw.org) when you return so the house watch can be cancelled.

News & Events

  News from Washtenaw County Road Commission 
Effective Monday, March 1, 2021
Seasonal Weight Restrictions will go into effect at 6am.
See: https://mailchi.mp/wcroads.org/seasonal-weight-restrictions-in-effect?e=d50557939b for more information.

 The March of Board of Review will be held virtually.

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING-MARCH 2, 2021 3:00pm
Topic: Board of Review- Organizational Meeting
Time: Mar 2, 2021 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/91663753277?pwd=Y0Z4RGw3dnhvUWFqZ3R6cHNUTnpHQT09
Meeting ID: 916 6375 3277
Passcode: 585478
 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aci5aN0r8

Monday, March 8, 2021, (3:00pm-9:00pm) = Appeal Hearing
Topic: Board of Review Meeting
Time: Mar 8, 2021 02:15 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/93954929553?pwd=ZEFkKy9hR2tmYkpNbHRjb0FObTBwZz09
Meeting ID: 939 5492 9553
Passcode: 726579
Find your local number:
https://zoom.us/u/atYbzfJUz

Tuesday, March 9, 2021, (9:00am-3:00pm) = Appeal Hearing
Topic: Board of Review
Time: Mar 9, 2021 08:45 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/93485155297?pwd=cDJJYjdrRjNnSGJhNW5aMzJLTEFmdz09
Meeting ID: 934 8515 5297
Passcode: 295303
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aezNY8cVMD
Passcode: 295303

 Please fill out this Petition for the Board of Review and return to the Township:
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/l4035f_2658_7.pdf


March 2, 2021 Board of Trustee Meeting will be held virtually
The meeting will start at 6:30pm with the Budget Public Hearing.
To join the zoom:

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Meeting ID: 913 9777 5343
Passcode: 827430
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AGENDA CLICK HERE

Proposed 2021-2022 Budget CLICK HERE

The Lodi Township Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 7pm

Please be advised that the Lodi Township Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on March 18, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. via zoom as required by State of Michigan Health Department Orders for the purpose of hearing all objections to, and support of, the applications of:

Thomas and Michelle Foley, 4895 Ann Arbor Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, Lodi Township parcel # M-13-13-300-00, variance request from Lodi Township Zoning Ordinance Section 30.203 Yard Measurements “3”.  To put a metal roof on an existing home and extend the roof line with an 18” overhang on existing roof for ventilation, and add a screened in porch on the north side of the home as well as the east side of the home.  All within the required setbacks. 

For a copy of the application click HERE 

Agenda click HERE

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
Phone:734.971.7400

What’s Accepted    
Credit Cards ONLY. No cash/check. 
COVID-19 RESPONSE 

DUE TO CHANGING SITUATIONS WE SUGGEST YOU CALL FIRST
ANN ARBOR RECYCLE DOESN’T NOTIFY THE
TOWNSHIP OF CHANGES TO THEIR SCHEDULES.

COVID-19 Vaccination in Washtenaw County (1/11/21 Update)

Photos for news flash web vaccine update 1-11

Washtenaw County Health Department is asking for continued patience. COVID-19 vaccine supplies and providers remain limited. If you are now eligible for vaccination, it does not mean vaccination is immediately available to you. 

At least 80,000 more individuals are now eligible for vaccination locally and starting today. This includes people 65 years of age and older and frontline, essential workers with frequent or ongoing exposure as a part of their work, including first responders, police officers, jail and prison staff, pre-K-12 teachers, and workers in childcare centers and protective services. This does not include all essential workers or other infrastructure workers. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Currently COVID-19 vaccine is only available through the Health Department and our local health systems. Supplies are limited and are allocated through the state week by week. Most initial distributions will take place at large, central locations to vaccinate many people quickly.  

Vaccination with Washtenaw County Health Department 

We will be offering mass vaccination from central locations and through a mobile team as capacity allows. The Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center is currently being used. The Health Department is working to confirm a second site on the western side of the county as well as additional, accessible locations that can be activated as soon as vaccine supplies and staffing resources are available. 

Scheduling for available appointments begins today (Jan 11). The first step is completing an appointment request survey online or by phone. There is a survey for individual requests and one for organizational requests. Available appointments will fill extremely fast. We are working as quickly as possible to provide all available vaccine doses to eligible individuals, and we will continue to open more appointments as vaccine supplies and logistics are confirmed.

Important points:

  • Vaccination is not available at the Health Department and is provided by appointment only at vaccination sites. Do NOT show up at any vaccination site without an appointment. 
  • The most up-to-date information is at www.washtenaw.org/covid19vaccine. Online and recorded information is updated at least daily. Individuals can also sign up for email updates
  • If you are eligible because of your work, information may also come through your employer. Washtenaw County Health Department is actively communicating and coordinating efforts with the employers of eligible workers.
  • Please reserve phone and email capacity for those who cannot easily access online information (734-544-6700 and l-wchdcontact@washtenaw.org). 

TAX PAYMENTS CAN BE LEFT IN THE DROPBOX TO THE LEFT OF THE DOOR.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE A RECIEPT, PLEASE LEAVE AN EMAIL THAT WE CAN SEND A RECIEPT TO,  OR INCLUDE A SELF ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPE AND WE WILL DROP YOUR PAID COPY IN THE MAIL.

TAXES CAN BE PAID ONLINE BY ELECTRONIC CHECK ($3.00 fee) OR BY CREDIT CARD (3% Fee), THE FEE FOR THESE SERVICES IS CHARGED BY THE PROCESSING COMPANY.  PLEASE CLICK HERE TO PAY ONLINE. 

  LODI TOWNSHIP EMPLOYEES WILL BE WORKING REMOTELY AT TIMES DUE TO POSSIBLE COVID EXPOSURE. PLEASE LEAVE US A VOICE MAIL OR SEND AN EMAIL AND WE WILL BE ABLE TO RESPOND TO YOU.

PLEASE CALL 734-665-7583 DIAL
1 FOR SUPERVISOR (JAN)
2 FOR CLERK (CHRISTINA)
3 FOR TREASURER (MICHELLE)
4 FOR THE ASSESSOR (STEPHANIE)
OR EMAIL US AT:
JAN@LODITOWNSHIPMI.ORG
CHRISTINA@LODITOWNSHIPMI.ORG
MICHELLE@LODITOWNSHIPMI.ORG
ASSESSOR@LODITOWNSHIPMI.ORG

THANK YOU AND STAY SAFE. 

 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.

 

Please on the look out for your NEW Township Annual Recycle Pass.
Passes should be arriving in your mailboxes this week.  If you don’t receive a pass please let us know. Your new pass will allow residents to take their monthly recyclables to the Drop Off Station at Platt on Ellsworth on your own schedule (during Recycle Ann Arbor business hours: Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am-6:30pm and Saturday 9am-6pm).

 

Dear Lodi Township Residents: Lodi Township will be open, we require masks to enter the building, and limit the number of people to 4 at the front counter area, with social distancing required. Please wait outside if you see there is 4 people in the waiting area, we will be with you as soon as possible.  Township staff will be available Monday-Friday 9am-noon.  If you don’t feel comfortable coming in the office you can call us at 734.665.7583 or via email:  Supervisor Jan Godek  at jan@loditownshipmi.org, Clerk Christina Smith at christina@loditownshipmi.org,  Treasurer Michelle Foley at  michelle@loditownshipmi.org. 

 

Millage breakdown on your tax bill

Here is a break down of your summer and winter tax dollars

Tax Dollars in order of cost:
Schools 44%
Washtenaw County 21%**
Washtenaw Intermediate Schools 16%
Washtenaw Community College 10%
Library 4%
Lodi Township 3%*
Fire Department 2%

*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.

Join the Lodi Township Email List

Keep in touch by joining our email list! It will be used for periodic mailings (like our newsletter) and occasional announcements. This list is for internal use only, and will not be shared with other organizations.

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