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.

Ribe Drain and Riverwood Information Below.

June Updates

The Michigan Public Service Commission allows residents to file a video/cable television complaint.  Information can be found at http://www.michigan.gov/mpsc/0,4639,7-159-16368_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), www.ftc.gov, or the Michigan Attorney General's Office (877-765-8388).

May 2017 Updates

Road Work has begun!

  • Riverwood Subdivision - work has begun.
  • Lakeshore - Part skim coat and part chip seal.
  • Putnam Road - Culvert Replacement and Road Restoration.  Work starts May 30, 2017 and is planned to be completed on or before July 30, 2017.  There will be a signed detour: Holton Rd. to Pillon Rd. to McMillan Rd. to Putnam Rd.
  • This is not a complete list.  Questions can be directed to the Muskegon County Road Commission.

Village of Lakewood Club 50th Anniversary is in 2017.  There will be a 5K Run/Walk held on July 1st, 2017 starting at Fox Lake.   Information can be found here: www.villageoflakewoodclub.org/

Sports n' Shorts 2017 - Open to children ages 5-12. Program runs Monday, July 10th through Thursday, August 10th; Mondays through Thursdays from 9am to 12pm (5 weeks).
Certified staff will lead children in sports, arts and crafts, games, and special programs each day.  Lunch will be offered to all registered participants each day the program is in session.  This is a FREE program supported and paid for by your city, township or village.  Space is LIMITED, please PRE-REGISTER starting June 1st, 2017 at www.wlace.com or call 231-766-3001.
Locations are: Buel Avenue Park, Montague Township park, Twin Lake County Park, Mullally Park (Laketon township), and the White Lake Community Center (Whitehall).

Spring News -last updated 3/15

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. 

Muskegon County Recycling Events
*4/22/2017 - Scrap Tires, Hazardous Waste, Electronics, Sensitive Document Shredding.  Click here for flyer for more details.  Event will be held at City of Muskegon's DPW: 1350 E. Keating Ave.  Muskegon, 49440.
     
*5/13/2017 - Scrap Tires ONLY.  No larger than 34" in diameter and no more than 7 tires per household per DEQ.  Tires may be with or without rims.  Event will be held at Fruitport Township Hall from 9am to 2pm.  (5865 Airline Rd.  Fruitport, Mi  49415)
*6/3/2017 - Scrap Tires ONLY.  No larger than 34" in diameter and no more than 7 tires per household per DEQ.  Tires may be with or without rims.  Event will be held at Mullally Park from 9am to 2pm.  (1478 Horton Rd.  Muskegon, MI  49445)
*6/10/2017 - Scrap Tires ONLY.  No larger than 34" in diameter and no more than 7 tires per household per DEQ.  Tires may be with or without rims.  Event will be held at Whitehall High School from 9am to 2pm.  (3100 W. White Lake Dr.  Whitehall, MI  49461).
*7/22/207 - Scrap Tires ONLY.  No larger than 34" in diameter and no more than 7 tires per household per DEQ.  Tires may be with or without rims.  Event will be held at Cedar Creek Township Hall from 9am to 2pm.  (6556 Sweeter Rd.  Twin Lake, MI  49457)
*10/21/2017 -Scrap Tires, Hazardous Waste, Electronics, Sensitive Document Shredding.  Click here for flyer for more details.  Event will be held at City of Muskegon's DPW: 1350 E. Keating Ave.  Muskegon, 49440.

All questions regarding any of the above listed collections should be directed to Sara Damm, Muskegon County Sustainability Coordinator, at 231-724-8846.

March Board of Review is being held on March 15th and 16th.  Click here to view the public notice.  Appointments can be made by contacting Assessor Sheryl Moss at 231-332-6707.

Winter News -last updated 1/27

ATTENTION Riverwood and Riverdale Drives Residents: A contract is being signed between the Muskegon County Road Commission and Dalton Township.  Work will be completed Summer of 2017.  There will be NO Special Assessment to the residents.  If you have any additional questions regarding the exact scope of the work or have questions regarding the cancellation of the Assessment, please contact Dalton Township Supervisor Tony Barnes at 231-332-6700.

The Annual Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm.  Residents can attend this meeting and vote on Elected Official's Salaries in addition to other items on the agenda.

Click here to view the Village of Lakewood Club's Meeting Schedule.

REMINDER: Political Signs and other yard signs:  Dalton Township will be enforcing correct placement of signs, non-complying signs will be removed and left along the backside of the Township Hall building for the appropriate parties to collect;  Signs may not be placed in the road right-of-way.  Therefore, signs should be under or behind the power lines.  For more information, click here to read the Safety Notice from the Muskegon County Road Commission or contact Dalton Township's Zoning Administrator: 231-332-6706.

2017 Elections

The following elections are scheduled for 2017:

May 2nd, 2017 - 

Election information can be found on our Voting and Elections page.  Information includes a listing of upcoming elections, registration dates, and links to view your sample ballot (through the Secretary of State website), and more.

If you have any additional questions regarding an upcoming election, contact our Clerk's office at 231-332-6703 or 231-332-6704.