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West River - Road Work

Restoration work began this week and continues on West River Road. The final wearing coarse for the road will resume after the restoration has been completed. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding during this very important improvement.

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Beginning on October 1st, the
Michigan Department of Health & Human Services is Processing All MEAP Applications
If you or someone you know is in need of energy bill assistance, applications can be filled out online at
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Sanitary Sewer Cleaning & Televising Program

The big blue trucks (Safeway Transport) will be on Parke Lane north of Horsemill to the canal until further notice. You may notice workers in your rear yard or water front yard where some of the sanitary sewer lines are located.  Don't be alarmed.  Please cover all toilet bowls and floor drains with a towel and weigh down the lid with something heavy.  Any questions? Please contact Safeway Transport at 734.992.8564.

Notice from the Clerk's Office Regarding Elections

Eliminate Election Day Issues in November General Election

Learn about Election Security

To Learn more about Election Security:

National Walk to School Day

October 10, 2018
Please be safe nd walk in groups
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Temporary Crossing Guard/ Meridian School

This individual is needed during the school year betwceen the hou rs of 7:35am -8:05am and 2:50pm-3:20pm. The pay rateis $15per day of work
Requirement: Must be 18 or older.
Anyone interested should contact Chief Porcarelli at (734) 676-5572

Alliance of Downriver Watersheds - Volunteers Needed!

The Alliance of Downriver Watersheds (ADW) is seeking volunteers to collect water samples and measurements at local streams this summer.  No experience is necessary. For more information please click on the link: Volunteers Wanted

Grosse Ile Rotary Citizen of the Year Nominations

For more information: Go to Community Page/Organizations

2017-2018 Township Annual Report

The Annual Report for 2017-2018 is available on the Clerk's Page under the Departments Tab above.


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Report Road Hazards to Wayne County

To report a road hazard please click on the link below or contact them at 1-888-762-3273.

Reserve Police Officer Openings

“The Grosse Ile Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Reserve Police Officer.  This is a volunteer position serving under the direction of the Chief of Police, and the officers of the police department.  Some duties include;  Crowd control and traffic direction at parades, festivals, and school events, as well as community wide functions such as fun runs, and biathlon competitions.



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Cutting Fallen Trees

Individuals may cut downed trees at the Open Space location on East River Road South of Manchester.
Individuals wishing to cut downed trees may complete a form by contacting Margie Gape at the Township Administration Office. This form is good for one year. Individuals must have the form on their person while cutting of Township property.
Cutting may occur between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Greenways Open Space Committee


I-75 Rouge River Bridge Replacement and Road Repair

What Is Being Done?

The Michigan Department of Transportation

(MDOT) is improving three large bridges,

13 smaller bridges, and repairing the road

surface along I-75.


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Grosse Ile Township News briefs

RV's, Boats and Trailers Advisory Notice

Township Ordinances prohibit the storage of boats, trailers and recreational vehicles in the front yard. The applicable Ordinances #285-3.3B (4B) and #285-3.3B (4A-1), require that they be located in  the side or rear yards.  Please note: Waterfront properties do not have a rear yard. They have a street front yard and a waterfront yard. Also, corner lots have 2 front yards. For more information please contact Tony Gray at 676-4422 x 240.

Code Red Notification

Please take a moment to fill in the appropriate information below to be notified by your local emergency response team in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Examples include: evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil water notices, and missing child reports.

Local Ordinance Education -

 Grosse Ile Township Local Ordinance - 20-3 [Amended 6-13-2005 by Ord. No. 05-06] No person keeping or harboring any dog or other animal shall permit the same to run at large.
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Grosse Ile named safest midsized city in Michigan by consumer report

Grosse Ile has been named the safest midsized city in Michigan, according to a new consumer report.
Analysts at ValuePenguin, a research group, used FBI crime statistics to discover that Grosse Ile Township was the safest midsized city.


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Code Enforcement Notice

Under Chapter 285 – 19.17 of the Grosse Ile Municipal Code, temporary structures cannot be used as an assessory building or structure and are prohibited.
Tony Gray
Grosse Ile Township Ordinance Officer