Upcoming meetings/ news

If you have a large item that doesn't fit in your blue bin that you can call Republic at (800) 578-2664. 

Lake Township DOES NOT have a dump site.  The closest one is Harrison.

If you notice a streetlight burned out or flickering, please report it to Consumers:   https://www.consumersenergy.com/outages/street-light-outage-report

**ALERT - If you need to meet with the Lake Township Clerk at her home office, it is by Appointment only. The office is not open for walk in's. The clerk can be reached by email: laketownshipclerk@gmail.com or by phone: 989-202-4684

 

The township board has waived all 2020 fee and permitting requirements for garage sales. No need for a permit.

Sept 24: 8am Election Committee Special meeting

Sept 28: 6pm Planning Commission Special meeting  In-Person

Oct 8: 6pm ZBA Hearing #2020-Lots 36&37 In-Person

Oct 8: 6:30pm ZBA Hearing #2020-4343  In-Person

Oct 13: 7pm Board meeting

**ALERT - Short-Term Rentals: Please take notice that the use of dwellings for short-term rentals, such as rentals facilitated through Airbnb or similar services, is prohibited in any residential zoning district within Lake Township pursuant to the Township Zoning Ordinance.  

Fall leaf pickup has been cancelled due to concerns related to COVID-19. Please find alternatives to remove your leaves, Recycling Options are located here.

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Representing the beautiful Western Shore of Houghton Lake

Our Vision

To provide our citizens and visitors a safe, pleasant and fun environment to live, work and enjoy. As stewards of the Western shore of Houghton Lake, we understand what it takes to keep our waterways clean, safe and accessible to the general public.

Lake Twp.

PO Box 536

Houghton Lake, MI 48629-0536

Phone: (989) 202-4684

 

Supervisor: Dave Emmons

279 Long Point Dr.

Houghton Lake MI 48629

Phone: (989) 422-2321 laketownshipsupervisor@gmail.com

 

Clerk: Tonya Clare

PO Box 536

Houghton Lake MI 48629

Phone: (989) 202-4684 laketownshipclerk@gmail.com

 

Deputy Clerk: Pam Surprenant

Phone: (989) 202-4684

laketownshipdepclerk@gmail.com

Treasurer: Harry Trier

PO Box 536

Houghton Lake MI 48629

Phone: (989) 422-6628 laketownshiptreasurer@gmail.com

Board Meetings are conducted the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. at the Lake Township Hall 1380 N. Michelson Rd., Houghton Lake

Lake Township Fire Dept: 13473 W Shore Dr

Phone: (989) 422-5315 (the station is not manned, for emergencies call 911, if you want to talk with the chief, call him directly)

laketownshipfd@gmail.com 

LTFD Fire Chief: Scott Wrzesinski

Phone: (989) 233-4437

apba07@yahoo.com

Zoning Board of Appeals: Dean Hull,

Chairperson

Phone: (517) 749-1788

deh6767@gmail.com 

Planning Commission: George Mika, 

Chairperson 

Phone: (989) 202-2421 

laketwppcchair@gmail.com  

Trustee: Tony Farhat

12374 W Shore Dr.

Houghton Lake, MI 48629

Phone: (616) 485-2987

tonyf1841@gmail.com 

 

Trustee: Chris Lukatch

1140 Long Point Dr.

Houghton Lake, MI 48629

Phone: (619) 415-1950 

c.lukatch@gmail.com

Ordinance Enforcement Officer:

Kevin Rose

Phone: (989) 202-4736

krose12400@gmail.com

12400 W Shore Dr

Assessor: Mike Houserman

Phone: (989) 302-0848 houserman.assessing@yahoo.com

 

If you wish to join our email list, for monthly board meeting reminders, please email tonyf1841@gmail.com with the following information:

Subject line: Request to be added for Lake Township emails.

Name

Local address

Phone#

 

OUR COMMUNITY SERVICES/ INFORMATION

Lake Township is closed for the following 2020 Holidays:

                  January 1
                  January 20
                  February 17

                  April 10
                  May 25
                  July 3
                  September 7
                  November 11
                  November 26/27
                  December 24/27

                  December 31
                  

  • **Due to COVID-19, no permit needed in 2020**  To obtain a garage sale permit, please call the Lake Township Clerk at (989) 202-4684. In person by Appt only. Or request by email laketownshipclerk@gmail.com

  • Republic trash service is every Tuesday. Large item's, call for pick up: (800) 578-2664

  • Hazardous Waste Collection for 2020 (June 6), Flyer click here.

  • Leaf Pickup: Fall 2020: CANCELLED due to COVID, morning pickups (bio-degradable bags only, set out the night before, no brush)

  • Burning Permits: (866) 922-2876, Flyer click here.

  • Houghton Lake Cemetery: 1476 Michelson Rd

  • Houghton Lake Building Agency (989) 422-3687

  • Houghton Lake Sewer Authority (989) 422-5811

2020-21 Lake Township board meeting dates

7pm, 2nd Tuesday of each month

Apr 14

May 12

Jun 9

Jul 14

Aug 11

Sept 8

Oct 13

Nov 10

Dec 8

Jan 12, 2021

Feb 9, 2021

Mar 9, 2021 

 

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