TECUMSEH TOWNSHIP

Is located in southeastern Michigan in the county of Lenawee. The township covers an area of 13.407 square miles with a population of 1972.


ELECTIONS NOVEMBER 6, 2018

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, the polls will be open from 7:00 AM until 8:00 PM at:
The Tecumseh Masonic Lodge,
700 Bishop Reed Drive, Tecumseh, MI.
 
The Governor, US House of Reps. many sate offices, are up for election.
 
Last day to register to vote in this election is Oct. 9, 2018. 
To be eligible to vote:
You must be registered by the deadline.
You must be a citizen of the United States.
You must be a resident of the municipality in which you register to vote.
You must be at least 18 years of age by the election date.
You must not be serving a sentence in jail or prison.
 
Last day to request an Absentee Ballot by mail is Nov.3, 2018 at 2:00 PM.
Absentee Ballot must be returned no later that poll close( 8:00 PM ) on the day of the election.
Absentee Voting is an option if you meet certain criteria:
60 yrs old or older
Expect to be absent from community on day of election
Physically unable to attend the polls w/o assistance
Cannot attend the polls because of the tenets of your religion
Have been appointed an election official in a precinct other than the one in which you reside
Cannot attend because you are confined to a jail awaiting arraignment or trial
 
Information for Registration or Absentee Voting can be found at www.michigan.gov/sos under the Elections in Michigan section
 
Or you can contact your local Township Clerk, Gerald Coulter at 517-423-2284 for information or forms.
 
 

POLICE AND FIRE

Fire coverage is contracted through the City of Tecumseh and police coverage is by the Lenawee County Sheriff's Department.

 

DUMP DAY NOTICE

The time is 8 A.M. to 12 noon on the following dates : April 21, July 28 and October 27, 2018 at the Raisin Township Hall on Occidental Highway.

Omni Source has requested that the REFRIGERANTS MUST BE REMOVED FROM REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS, AND AC UNITS BEFORE OR THEY WILL NOT BE ACCCEPTED!

 

SMART METERS FROM CONSUMERS ENERGY COMING TO OUR TOWNSHIP IN 2016

The current plan is for any Tecumseh township resident who receives their gas or electricity from Consumers Energy to have their meters replaced with smart meters in the 4th quarter of 2016. When this change is made there will be no need for the installers to enter your home and all employees will be clearly marked and have ID's with them. If anyone has questions regarding this change please call Kathryn Burkholder 517-545-8745 or e-mail kathryn.burkholder@cmsenergy.com.

 

DRIVERS NEEDED FOR MEALS-ON-WHEELS

Call the Tecumseh Senior Center at 517-423-5939
Volunteers will be delivering in Tecumseh and surrounding areas.

Drivers need a valid license and proof of insurance. Mileage reimbursement available and lunch provided to drivers


BURN PERMITS

Effective 10/10/14 Tecumseh township residents do not have to go to the Tecumseh fire department and get a paper burn permit. We still require the permit but residents can call the fire department at 517-423-4545 with the pertinent information and receive one.


DISPOSAL OF GRASS CLIPPINGS/YARD WASTE

Stevens disposal (734-856-8451) and Modern Waste (517-536-4900) will both pick up grass clippings and yard waste for a price from Tecumseh Township residents.


CODE RED

Telephone weather notification system

We are pleased to inform everyone that the county-wide CodeRed emergency weather notification system is now live. Residents and business's can go to the website listed below, find the codeRed logo with a "click here" button that will take you automatically to the registration window. It only requires a couple of minutes to become registered on the system. We encourage everyone to take advantage of this service that is being paid for by a Homeland Security grant.

Share this important information with colleagues and family members so they are able to take advantage of this service.

Code Red

http://www.lenawee.mi.us/departments/emergency-management

  • CodeRed messages can be sent to home phones as well as cellular devices.
  • It is geographically targeted * only those included in a defined watch or warning area will receive notifications.
  • You may select or deselect the types of watches or warning you wish to receive.
  • You can not receive this system if you are not registered.
  • Private homes as well as businesses can be registered on the system.
  • your personal information will not be used for any other purpose!
  • Encourage parents to register their children's phones.
  • have a plan in place if the family needs to seek refuge from an approaching storm.
  • If you have loved ones or neighbors that do not have computer access, volunteer your assistance to get them registered.

Be safe, be prepared, have a plan!

Local Weather

Tecumseh Michigan Weather

24/7 recycling station for Tecumseh Township residents

The Raisin Township hall recycling center is now closed. Other County recycling locations are still open.