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Reminder: Southbound  I - 75 shutdown from Springwells Ave. to Northline Rd. 

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WATER MAIN BREAK - Meridian Road

On Tuesday, May 23rd, beginning at 8:00 a.m. until completed, the water will be turned off on Meridian from Lakewood to Highland to repair a water main break. There will be one way traffic with flag men on Meridian between Lakewood and Anderson.  Please drive carefully through the area.  We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Memorial Day Trash Schedule -Trash, Yard Waste & Recycling

In observance of Memorial Day, Waste Management offices and sites will be closed on Monday, May 29th to allow their employees to spend time with their families.   

There will be NO trash, yard waste or recycling services on Monday, May 29th. Your service will be delayed by one day for the holiday week only. Those with Friday pick-ups will be performed on Saturday. 

Dust Control

Residents on gravel roads - please do not park on the road for the remainder of the week.  Wayne County is grading the roads so that the dust control can be applied.  Dust control will be applied beginning on Wednesday, May 17th.  Once the dust control is applied please drive slowly!

Island Wide Garage Sale

 August 18th and 19th from 9am – 4pm
call Margie Gape at 734-676-4422 ext:  210 or email  at
in their registration form by Tuesday August 8th
Registration Form

DNR advises caution to prevent spread of Oak Wilt Disease

April 15 marks the beginning of the yearly window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees. The normal time-tested advice is to prevent oak wilt by not pruning or otherwise “injuring” oaks from April 15 to July 15”.

 Last year Belle Isle lost over 200 trees to red oak wilt.



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Dump the Junk, Find a Treasure Event

The Open Space / Greenways Committee will be sponsoring a Spring “Dump the Junk / Find a Treasure” event at the DPS yard located at 8555 Groh Road. 

The following are the dates and times: Saturday, May 20th and Sunday, May 21st  from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. 




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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 my complete a form by contacting Margie Cape at the Township 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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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