LAWRENCE, MICHIGAN
LAWRENCE, MICHIGAN

Welcome to the Website of LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP

Thanks for stopping by to learn more about LAWRENCE. You can find information on our site about ongoing projects and events in LAWRENCE, community news and contacts for various public service departments.

 

Lawrence Township/Village

Senior Citizens

Lunches

 

Monday August  9 and 23

Meet at the Township Hall

 

In August we move back to the Township Hall (Old Lion's Club Building)

and get back to playing BINGO!

 

Remember to come get your lunch if you are at least 60 years old and live in Lawrence Village or Township. 

 

We are looking for prizes for our Bingo! If you have any new (or like New) items you would like to donate please drop them off at the Township Hall (7am-3pm, Mon.-Thru.) or bring them to the Monday lunches. Thank you

 

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2021

Vote at the Lawrence Township Hall

411 N Paw Paw Street

 

For the purpose of voting on the following local and school millage proposals: 

 

Lawrence Township Road Millage Increase Proposal

Lawrence Public Schools Bonding Proposal

Paw Paw Public Schools Bonding Proposal

 

See the Public Notice for details.

 

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION

 TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2021

 

TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS

OF LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, COUNTY OF VAN BUREN, STATE OF MICHIGAN

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP

 

who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the City or Township Clerk; the office of the County Clerk; a Secretary of State branch office, or other designated state agency. Registration forms can be obtained at mi.gov/vote and mailed to the City or Township Clerk. Voters who are already registered may update their registration at www.express.SOS.com.

 

The last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk is Monday, July 19, 2021.

 

After this date, anyone who qualifies as an elector may register to vote in person with proof of residency (MCL 168.492) at the local clerk’s office (addresses and hours listed below). Please call your local clerk to determine their availability. Appointments may be necessary.

 

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP         

Lawrence Twp. Hall                  

411 N Paw Paw St.                   

Lawrence

                                   

Judy Janssen, Twp Clerk           

M – TH   7 am – 3 pm

Special Hours before election                

Sat  7/31  9 am – 3 pm 

Sun 8/1  noon - 2                                                                                 

 

The Clerk’s office will be open 7 am – 8 pm on Tuesday, August 3, 2021

 

For the purpose of voting on the following local and school millage proposals: 

 

Lawrence Township Road Millage Increase Proposal

Lawrence Public Schools Bonding Proposal

Paw Paw Public Schools Bonding Proposal

A sample ballot may be viewed at mi.gov/vote.

 

Persons with disabilities needing accommodations as defined by the American with Disabilities Act should contact the local clerk’s office.

 

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP         

Lawrence Township Hall           

411 N. Paw Paw St.                  

Lawrence                                 

Judy Janssen, Twp Clerk

Next Regular Township Board Meeting

August 12, 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 50 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#     

 

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP MEETINGS NOTICE

 (adopted March 27, 2021)

Meetings for Fiscal Year (April 2021 – March 2022)

Will be Held on the Following Dates at the

Lawrence Township Hall

411 NORTH PAW PAW STREET

Note:  Any special meetings or budget workshop notices will be posted at least 18 hours in advance. (Website, Post Office, Fire Station & Twp. Hall)

 

TOWNSHIP BOARD 7:00 p.m.

(2nd Thursday of each month)

                                April 8, 2021                           October 14, 2021        

                                May 13, 2021                          November 11, 2021

                                June 10, 2021                         December 9, 2021

                                July 8, 2021                            January 13, 2022

                                August 12, 2021                     February 10, 2022

                                September 9, 2021                 March 10, 2022

Annual Meeting March 26, 2022 1:00 p.m.

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PLANNING COMMISSION 5:00 p.m.

(4th Tuesday of 1st month of each quarter) {Revised 5/13/2021}

April 21, 2021

May 18, 2021

July 27, 2021

October 26, 2021

January 25, 2022

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ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 7:00 p.m.

(2ND and 4th Monday of every month, as needed)

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BOARD OF REVIEW

July/December/March as per statute

(Watch for meetings notices in the Courier Leader)

State Tax Commission's

New Poverty Exemption Procedure

The STC has created a new application. Click Public Notice for related documents that need to be used when one applies.  See the Public Notice for details.

GENERAL OFFICE HOURS

 

Office hours have resumed and are Monday-Thursday 7am - 3pm.  You may  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 now open Tuesdays 9am - 4pm,

Wednesdays 1-8pm People needing service may also call the Treasurer's phone line at 269-674-3840.

 

Property tax payments may be made by cash (exact amount) 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 Our Office at 269-674-4255, Ext 100.

 

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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