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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION
The Lawrence Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. at the Township Hall located at 411 N. Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064.
The purpose of the hearing will be:
Those unable to attend the public hearing are invited to submit written comments to the attention of the Chairperson of the Planning Commission by emailing the Township Clerk at the email address below or by mail: PO Box 445, Lawrence, MI 49064.
A copy of the agenda and meeting information may be found on the Township’s homepage at www.lawrence-township.org before the meeting. A copy of the development plans and this notice will be on file at the Township Hall.
For additional questions, please call or email the Township Clerk.
Judy Janssen, Township Clerk
411 N. Paw Paw St.
Lawrence, MI 49064
Phone (269) 674-4255
At the Township Hall
"Old Lion's Club Building"
Monday, June 13 and 27, 2022
Lunch and BINGO!
Social at 11am/Lunch at 11:30ish and
we usually play BINGO 12:30 to 1:30pm
Remember to come get your lunch if you are at least 60 years old
and live in Lawrence Village or Township. Others joining us can pay $9
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
See our full schedule of events at the
Sr Services Tab at top of this web page.
Next Regular Township Board Meeting
June 9, 2022 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 on the agenda followed by public comments.
How: Attendence is not limited at the Township Hall
See the Public Notice for details.
Stretch & Strengthen Classes
Presented by Carol Iverson
Mondays 10:00am - 11:00am
(Free for our 60+ age community members
Others may make a donation for attending)
Tuesdays: 5:00 to 6:00pm -
except the fourth Tuesdays
Class is for those that can do Yoga.
See detailed discriptions under our Sr Services Tab above.
The Treasurer will be in the Township Office during her regular hours now that tax season is over (See below).
NOTE: Property Tax Payments must be made at the County Treasure's Office in Paw Paw now that they are past due.
Good information from
Van Buren County Road Commission
There are several good pieces of information.
See the Public Notice for other notices.
ROAD COMMISSION TO BEGIN SUMMER HOURS
The County Road Commission Wants You to Know . . .
Beginning on Monday, May 2, 2022, the Van Buren County Road Commission will be working four 10-hour days. The Road Commission’s daily work schedule is 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Thursday. The Road Commission will be closed on Fridays tentatively through Saturday, October 1, 2022.
If there is a road-related emergency outside these hours of operation, such as a stop sign down or a tree across the road, residents should contact Van Buren County Central Dispatch at (269) 657-3101 or dial 911. Central Dispatch will contact the Road Commission's Emergency Duty Superintendent.
This is standard procedure for all after-hour emergencies.
VAN BUREN COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
Cannabis Agency Notice
Paid for with a grant from the State of Michigan, Lawrence Township has secure lock boxes available for residents. These boxes help prevent unwanted consumption of legal drugs and provide a safe means of legal transportation. Please visit the Township Hall at 411 N. Paw Paw St. to request a free lock box.
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP MEETINGS NOTICE
(adopted March 26, 2022)
Meetings for Fiscal Year (April 2022 – March 2023)
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 14, 2022 October 13, 2022 May 12, 2022 November 10, 2022
June 9, 2022 December 8, 2022
July 14, 2022 January 12, 2023
August 11, 2022 February 9, 2023
September 8, 2022 March 9, 2023
Annual Meeting March 25, 2023 1:00 p.m.
PLANNING COMMISSION 5:00 p.m.
(4th Tuesday of 1st month of each quarter)
April 26, 2022
July 26, 2022
October 25, 2022
January 24, 2023
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS 6:00 p.m.
(2ND and 4th Monday of every month, as needed)
BOARD OF REVIEW
July/December/March as per statute
PARKS AND REC MEETINGS
3rd Sunday at 6:00p.m.
(Watch for meetings notices in the Harald Palladium/or 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 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.
If you have any questions, please contact Our Office at 269-674-4255, Ext 100.
A Represenative from SafeBuilt is in the Township Office Tuesday and Thursday mornings 7am - 11:30am. to answer questions and assist people.
TREASURER OFFICE HOURS
The Treasurer's office is now open Wednesdays 1-6pm, Friday 8am - 5pm. People needing service may also call the Treasurer's phone line directly at 269-674-3840. If we don't answer please leave a message and we will get back with you.
Lawrence Township has a new mailing address: PO Box 445, Lawrence, MI 49064
Need to locate contact information? Find the right person to talk to in the offices of LAWRENCE now.
411 N PAW PAW ST
PO Box 445
LAWRENCE, MI 49064
Office Phone: 269 674-4255
Fax: 269 674-4502
Treasurer: 269 674-3840
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!
Check out the Events page to find out what is going on in our beautiful community.