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

At the Township Hall 

"Old Lion's Club Building"

 

Monday, August  22, 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

 

Our 2022 Senior King is Jim Wesner

and Senior Queen is Mary Golliver

 

See our full schedule of events at the

Sr Services Tab at top of this web page.

Just added Pour Painting class Sept. 28, 6:30pm

 

NOTICE OF THE LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Board Meeting

 

411 N. PAW PAW STREET

LAWRENCE, MICHIGAN

 

To:       The residents and property owners of Lawrence Township, Van Buren County, Michigan, and any other interested parties.

 

Please take notice that a Regular Board Meeting of the LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES will be held on September 8, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.  It will be held in-person at 411 N. Paw Paw St. Lawrence, MI 49064.

 

When the Internet is working we will also offer electronic remote access and participation of the meeting, it will be held in-person at 411 N. Paw Paw St. Lawrence, MI 49064.

 

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#

See full public notice under Public Notices above.



What's New

A SafeBuilt Permit Tech is now in the office daily 7:30-4:00pm. She will handle all permits that the township offers through SafeBuilt.

Stretch & Strengthen Classes

Presented by Carol Iverson

Will not run on Aug. 1 and 2nd because of election

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.

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 Housing Committee 

Lawrence Housing Committee was created by Matthew Sanborn in January of 2022 and accepted by the Lawrence Township Planning Commission in February of 2022. The Lawrence Housing Committee is a joint township/village open committee that aims to increase the available housing stock in both communities. See more information under the heading Departments tab above.

 

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.

OFFICE HOURS

 

 GENERAL 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 outside office hours.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Our Office at 269-674-4255, Ext 100.

 

SafeBuilt Represenative

A Represenative from SafeBuilt is in the Township Office Tuesday and Thursday mornings 7am - 11:30am.  to answer questions and assist people.

 

A SafeBuilt Permit Tech is now in the office daily 7:30-4:00pm. She will handle all permits that the township offers through SafeBuilt.

 

TREASURER OFFICE HOURS

The Treasurer's office is now open Mondays 9am - 4pm

Wednesdays 1-8pm(During Tax Season)(AFTER tax season (Oct 1 – Nov 30) Wed. 1-6pm)Friday 9am - 4pm.  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.

 

Cannabis Agency Office is open Monday - Friday

8am - 4pm. They are happy to answer questions and assist individuals in all things Cannabis related.

 

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!

Events

Check out the Events page to find out what is going on in our beautiful community.

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