News & Views

In our wish to extend to all of our residents a safe and happy 2017, please, when out-and-about, be aware of your surroundings and avoid any unsafe situations.
Dalton Township: 231-766-3043    Silent Observer: 231-72-CRIME    Muskegon Co. Sheriff: 231-722-6236

Have you seen the updates at Beegle Sports Park?  Click here to view pictures.


Winter Updates (Dec, 2017-February 2018)

~Winter Tax bills were mailed December 1st; Taxes are due February 14, 2018.  All unpaid summer taxes have 1% interest applied monthly.  Winter balances remaining after the due date will received a 3% penalty.  All 2017 taxes are payable at Dalton Township until the end of February 2018.  All balances remaining will be forwarded as delinquent to the Muskegon County Treasurer March 1, 2018.  For more information regarding payment options and locations, please click here.

~Snowmobile Regulations: Click here to view the County Road Commission letter regarding snowmobile regulations.

~Dalton Township's E-Newsletter:  Anyone who wishes to start receiving or continue receiving these emailed newsletters/updates, please send your name and email address to - Please specify you are requesting to be added to the e-news list.  Previously newsletters were monthly or quarterly; additional reminders may be sent out as needed (i.e. tax payments reminder in February, ect.)

~Please drive safe and give yourself extra travel time this winter!

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August 2017 Updates

Election Results: The Dalton Township Fire Equipment Millage Request passed!  Tax payers will see the new millage on the Winter Tax Bill for 10 years, starting 2017.

Road Improvement Project: The Muskegon County Road Commission has notified residents regarding the upcoming work on River Road from Buys Road to Whitehall Road.  Michigan Paving and Materials Company (231-733-1409) will be performing the work, per the MCRC, with work begining September 5, 2017 and an estimated completion date of November 3, 2017.  For more information you can contact the MCRC's Engineering Department at 231-788-2381.

July 2017 Updates

AUGUST 8TH, 2017 ELECTION - Dalton Township's ballot will contain one milleage request: Fire Equipment Milleage.  For more information, contact Fire Chief Alan Styles (231-332-6710) or Dalton Township Clerk Mary Ann Wallace (231-332-6709)

June 2017 Updates

The Michigan Public Service Commission allows residents to file a video/cable television complaint.  Information can be found at,4639,7-159-16368_16415---,00.html.   Complaints can be filed online, by telephone (800-292-9555), fax (517-284-8200), or mail:
Michigan Public Service Commission
Attn:  Video Franchise
P.O. Box 30221
Lansing, MI  48909
The MPSC does not have authority regarding satellite television complaints or internet services.  For these types of complaints, please contact the Federal Trade Commission (877-382-4357),, or the Michigan Attorney General's Office (877-765-8388).

Spring News -last updated 3/15/17

Ribe Drain There are 20 days to comment on the notice or request a public hearing.
The DEQ allows until the end of the public notice posting: 4/03/2017
Ribe Drain Notice (click here)     Leave comments or request hearing - Direct Link

County:  Muskegon                                                    Public Notice Date: 3/14/17
Application Number:  2P6-13W2-FNMX               Applicant: Brenda Moore
Site Name: 61-Riley Thompson Rd & Beattie Rd-Twin Lake
Regulatory Authority under NREPA:  Part 301, Inland Lakes and Streams, Part 303, Wetlands Protection of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (NREPA)
The applicant proposes:  Drain Clean Out
If you have any questions, please refer them to Nancy Cuncannan at 616-690-1229.