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Flushing Fire Hydrants North of Horsemill

Flushing Fire Hydrants Today - We are flushing north of Horsemill Road. You may experience periods of low pressure.  The water may be discolored. It's not harmful.  Just run your cold water until it clears.  Residents may want to refrain from washing white clothes between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  The program is necessary to ensure the delivery of high quality water to residents and to check the proper fire hydrant operation.  The Grosse Ile DPS apologizes for any inconvenience to its residents.


.The Grosse Ile County Bridge on Grosse Ile Parkway remains closed until further notice.  The approximate date of opening is Monday, April 30 but may be sooner.  Please keep checking and Grosse Ile Connect for Updates.  Also, West River Road under the Grosse Ile Parkway overpass  will be closed until further notice.  Parke Lane road is open to traffic if you are heading towards the Toll Bridge. Read More

Flushing Fire Hydrants

Beginning the second week of April, the Grosse Ile Department of Public Services will begin their Annual Water Main Flushing and Fire Hydrant Inspection program.  The program will continue until completed (approximately eight weeks).

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Learn about Election Security

To Learn more about Election Security:

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.

Yard Waste Pickup Begins - April 2, 2018!

Yard waste pickup will begin on Monday, April 2, 2018.  The following are guidelines for yard waste:  

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Trash or Recycling Missed?

If your trash or recycling gets missed on your pick up day, please contact the DPS offices at 676-4422, ext. 227 to report.  Thank you!

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