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Welcome to Kalamazoo Charter Township!



The mission of Kalamazoo Township is to provide government services that promote a safe, healthy, accessible, and economically viable community to live, work, learn, and play.

Kalamazoo Township wraps around three sides of the City of Kalamazoo, offering equally easy access to all the urban amenities and more rural activities. The Township is made up of four neighborhoods, each with a strong sense of community and history. They contain a broad range of housing stock, thriving locally owned businesses, and commercial and industrial areas available for development. All parts of the Township have access to broadband internet, curbside recycling, and municipal sewer and water. Families in the township have access to several quality school choices, including Kalamazoo Public Schools and the nationally known Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship. Anywhere in the Township residents are short minutes away from highly rated medical facilities and universities as well as parks, golf courses, tennis courts and bike trails. If you’re looking for a place to raise a family, live close to work and play or start a business, please join us in Kalamazoo Township.

Kalamazoo Township was featured in Focus, a publication of the Michigan Township Association. To see the article Click Here.

Upcoming Board Meetings

Regular Meeting March 27, 2017

Regular Meeting April 24, 2017

The regular meeting are live on Charter Communication channel 190 and At&T U-verse channel 99
Replays of meetings are on Mondays at 8 a.m., Thursdays at 1:00 a.m.
Fridays at 3:00 P.M.

Regular meetings may also be viewed at:
https://pmn.viebit.com/

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News & Alerts

Watch a video on the 9-1-1 Ballot Proposal on
PMN Connect Click Here

Watch the PMN Roundtable featuring Kalamazoo

Township Manager Dexter Mitchell Click Here

Kalamazoo Township Winter Newsletter
Click Here

Schoarship  for college junior, senior or grad.
student interested in going into local polotics
Click Here 

Winter Maintenance Operations Update
from the Road Commission of Kalamazoo
County Click Here

Westwood Fire Station 75th Anniversary
Celebration PMN video Click Here

PMN Roundtable features Kalamazoo Twp.
Fire Dept. Click Here to watch.

Looking for emotional support after a crisis?
You can contact Gryphon Place by calling 211
or Clicking Here.

City of Kalamazoo Lead and Copper
Program Information. Click Here

Red Med Box

Have you ever wondered what to do with unused or expired medication? Whatever you do, don't flush them down the toilet. Instead, dispose of those items at a Red Med Box.

Red Med Boxes are located at certain area law enforcement buildings, including at the Kalamazoo Township Police Department. Red Med Box is an easy and secure way to dispose of your unused or expired medication.

http://www.redmedbox.com/about.php 

News & Events

Residents in Construction Zone on West Main

Please be sure to have your recycle and garbage carts at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on your pick up day. Your area will be serviced first during construction to prevent traffic conflicts.

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Bulk Trash Pick is April 3 to 7. Please click here to know your pick up day and the rules.

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Posting of Notice of 2017 Board of Review

Please Click Here to view the full notice.

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Posting of Ordinance No. 586

An Ordinance to amend Article 8.02 pertaining to motels and hotels to allow for a height of up to four stories and/or 55 feet; to amend the setback regulations for accessory buildings in  the R-1 and R-2 district zoning classifications; to amend Figure 2.1 to match the text of Section 2.24 of the ordinance; to amend the "live-work" definition to eliminate the pronouns contained therein; to repeal conflicting ordinance provisions; and to  provide for an effective date.

To see the full text Click Here.

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Please Keep Sidewalks Clear

For many children and adults having a clear sidewalk to get to bus stops or the grocery store is critical. It can be tough with the snowplow shoving snow up from the street but we're hoping people can work together to keep it done. If you have a snow blower or can handle the workout, help a neighbor, if you hire a plow service to clear your driveway try to find one that will also do your sidewalk. If you can't shovel see if you can pay someone in the neighborhood or offer to bake them cookies or trade for some time dog sitting or other service. If you belong to a church or other organization you can identify those who need help and create a snow angel group to go out together to clear their sidewalks.

If you have good ideas or examples form other communities on how the township can keep sidewalks clear, contact a Township board member to let them know. 

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Bike Route signs installed in Westwood and Eastwood
Some of you in Westwood and Eastwood might notice some new signs along your street. The bike route signs identify streets that have lower speed limits and less traffic; routes bicyclist might find more suitable than main streets to get them from one side of the neighborhood to the other. These routes will link up with City routes where possible. The signs will also be a reminder for people pulling into and out of their driveways to watch for bicyclist. You can find more information on our Transportation and Roads page.

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Updated Map Showing 2017 Township Roadwork

An updated map that shows roadwork slated to be done in 2017 is now available .Look for the streets highlighted in green. Click Here for the map. For more information, including lists of roads to be improved and dates and times for meetings to discuss the upcoming improvements, go to our Transportation and Roads page. Just Click Here 

Drain inspections and repairs will begin again in April.

If you have questions or concerns you my contact the Township's Highway Commissioner, Don Martin at martindd@ktwp.org or (269) 251-7377.

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PROPERTY TAX INFORMATION 

If you need information about your property taxes chances are you can get it without calling by clicking TAX INFORMATION