LAWRENCE MICHIGAN
LAWRENCE MICHIGAN

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 TOWNSHIP OF LAWRENCE
2021 NOTICE OF BOARD OF REVIEW


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Review will meet at the Township Hall, 411 N. Paw Paw St. Lawrence, MI 49064, to examine and review the 2021 Assessment Roll. The board will convene on the following dates for the hearing of appeals of assessments or taxable values, poverty exemptions, veteran’s exemptions, parcel classification appeals and/or current year qualified agricultural denials:


Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 11:00 am Organizational Meeting
Monday, March 8, 2021, 9:00 am to Noo
n / 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Noon to 3:00 pm / 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm


and on such additional days as required to hear all persons who have given notice of the desire to be heard until assessment rolls have been revised, corrected, and approved.

 

See the Public Notice for more details.

Lawrence Township Clerk
PO Box 445
Lawrence, MI 49064
(269)674-4255

 

To join the meeting remotely, you may phone in or participate online.

For best performance, please download the desktop or mobile app for Free Conference Call (FCC).

  https://join.freeconferencecall.com/clerk060

Online meeting ID: clerk060

The public may also participate by calling into the phone numbers below:

 non-toll free number (760) 548-9303 or

            toll free (844) 854-2222 and providing access code 475629#


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Next Regular Board Meeting

March 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm

 

Where:  Township Hall, 411 N Paw Paw St

 

What:  Regular board meeting.  Discussion items will include review of previous minutes, current month expenditures, committee reports, and other items.

How:  Attendence is limited to 25 people in Township Hall or by remote participation.  See the Public Notice for details.

 

To join the meeting remotely, you may phone in or participate online.

For best performance, please download the desktop or mobile app for Free Conference Call (FCC).

  https://join.freeconferencecall.com/clerk060

Online meeting ID: clerk060

The public may also participate by calling into the phone numbers below:

 non-toll free number (760) 548-9303 or

            toll free (844) 854-2222 and providing access code 475629#     

 

Board Budget Workshops - Preparing 2021 Budgets

 

Sat. March 6, 2021 9:00am LTES Budget (Draft Minutes Posted)

Sat. March 13, 2021 9:00am General Fund and other Funds

 

Board members will be meeting to prepare the budget for the coming year. Because of COVID-19 restrictions public will have to use internet connection if they want to observe. (*By new order of Governor up to 25 people can be present at the Township Hall)

 

To join the workshop remotely, you may phone in or participate online.

For best performance, please download the desktop or mobile app for Free Conference Call (FCC).

  https://join.freeconferencecall.com/clerk060

Online meeting ID: clerk060

The public may also participate by calling into the phone numbers below:

 non-toll free number (760) 548-9303 or

            toll free (844) 854-2222 and providing access code 475629#

 

BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

 

To be held on 03/27/2021 at 1:00P.M., at 411 N. Paw Paw St., Lawrence, MI 49064, remotely.

 

The Lawrence Township Board will hold a special meeting and public hearing, remotely to prevent the spread of COVID-19, on the proposed township budget for fiscal year starting April 1, 2021, 411 N Paw Paw St., Lawrence, MI 49064, on 03/27/2021 at 1:00 P.M. *The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing.  Additionally, the budget, and/or a General Appropriations Act for the Township, and/or millage rates, may be reviewed and adopted.  Access by the public may be limited due to COVID related restrictions, and people wishing to participate should consider participating remotely (see below).  The Township Board may meet at the above address, if remote meetings are not permitted by law, then the entire meeting will be in person at said address.   

 

The public may participate in the meeting via computer or smart phone, through freeconferencecall.com, using the following link.  For best performance, please download the desktop or mobile app for Free Conference Call (FCC). https://join.freeconferencecall.com/clerk060. Online meeting ID: clerk060

 

The public may also participate by calling into the phone numbers below:

 Non-Toll-Free number (760) 548-9303 or Toll Free (844) 854-2222 and providing access code 475629#

(*By new order of Governor up to 25 people can be present at the Township Hall)

See the Public Notice for more details. 

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ELECTORS

THE LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP

 

To be held on 03/27/2021 at 1:30 P.M., at 411 N. Paw Paw St., Lawrence, MI 49064 remotely.

 

Upon majority vote of the Lawrence Township Board of Trustees, the ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ELECTORS will be held on the above date and time and address, remotely as for general public to prevent the spread of COVID-19; if not permitted by law at time of meeting, then in person Access by the public may be limited due to COVID related restrictions, and people wishing to participate should consider participating remotely (see below).

 

Take note, an increase in the road millage by Township Board of Trustees by vote and without submission to the voters will be discussed, as well as a potential Township wide special assessment for roads.  The level consistent expected to be imposed is a millage or special assessment approximating to an extent the road millage the recently expired road millage.

 

The public may participate in the meeting via computer or smart phone, through freeconferencecall.com, using the following link.  For best performance, please download the desktop or mobile app for Free Conference Call (FCC). https://join.freeconferencecall.com/clerk060. Online meeting ID: clerk060

 

The public may also participate by calling into the phone numbers below:

 Non-Toll-Free number (760) 548-9303 or Toll Free (844) 854-2222 and providing access code 475629#

(*By new order of Governor up to 25 people can be present at the Township Hall)

See the Public Notice for more details.

Next Regular Planning Commission Meeting

April 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Where:  Township Hall, 411 N Paw Paw St

What:  Regular Planning Commission meeting.  Discussion items will include review of previous minutes, applications, and other items.

How:  Attendence is by remote participation or in person.  See the Public Notice for details near meeting date.

 

To join the meeting remotely, you may phone in or participate online.

For best performance, please download the desktop or mobile app for Free Conference Call (FCC).

  https://join.freeconferencecall.com/clerk060

Online meeting ID: clerk060

The public may also participate by calling into the phone numbers below:

 non-toll free number (760) 548-9303 or

            toll free (844) 854-2222 and providing access code 475629#     

 

GENERAL OFFICE HOURS

 

Office hours have resumed and are Monday-Friday 7am - 3pm.  The lobby is limited to one person at a time.  Face masks are required. You may also drop off items in the secure drop box located at the office entrance of the Township Hall located at 411 N Paw Paw St, Lawrence.

 

TREASURER OFFICE HOURS

 

The Treasurer's office is also now open Tuesdays 9am - noon and 1-5pm, Wednesdays 5-8pm.  People needing service may also call the Treasurer's phone line at 269-674-3840.

 

Property tax payments may be made by cash or check and paid to the Township Treasurer or dropped off in the drop box outside the office door.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Township Clerk at 269-674-4255, ext 102.

 

NOTE

Lawrence Township has a new mailing address:  PO Box 445, Lawrence, MI 49064

Get in Touch

Need to locate contact information? Find the right person to talk to in the offices of LAWRENCE now. 

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP
411 N PAW PAW ST
PO Box 445
LAWRENCE, MI 49064

office phone:    269 674-4255

fax:                 269 674-4502

treasurer:        269 674-3840

 

Important Notice!

If you will be burning brush or a large burn pile, don't forget to call the Township offices and get a burn permit from the Fire Department by calling 269-674-8833!

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