PANDEMIC MEETING REGULATIONS

Under a revised Michigan Department of Health and Human Services pandemic order, townships can begin holding in-person public meetings beginning March 5th, 2021.  Under the order, which loosens both residential and nonresidential gathering restrictions, Indoor meetings must be limited to NO MORE than 25 individuals.  MASKS ARE REQUIRED at all times as well as social distancing, unless person meets exceptions listed by MDHHS regulations listed below.  Outdoor nonresidential gatherings may have up to 300 people.  

Powell Township will continue hosting meetings virtually, in addition to the in-person new guidelines.  

Please follow the virtual instructions in the special posting page for the meeting that you would like to listen and/or join.

Exceptions to Michigan face mask requirement. The requirement to wear a face mask at indoor gatherings does not apply to individuals who:

  1. Are fully vaccinated persons;
  2. Are younger than 2 years old;
  3. Cannot medically tolerate a face mask;
  4. Are eating or drinking while seated in a designated area or at a private residence;
  5. Are receiving a medical or personal care service for which removal of the face mask is necessary;
  6. Are asked to temporarily remove a face mask for identification purposes;
  7. Are communicating with someone who is deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing and whose ability to see the mouth is essential to communication;
  8. Are actively engaged in a public safety role, including but not limited to law enforcement, firefighters, or emergency medical personnel, and where wearing a face mask would seriously interfere in the performance of their public safety responsibilities;
  9. Are giving a speech for broadcast or to an audience, provided that the audience is at least 12 feet away from the speaker; or
  10. Are engaging in an activity that requires removal of a mask not listed in another part of this section, and are in a facility that provides ventilation that meets or exceeds 60 ft3/min of outdoor airflow per person.
posted 05/18/2021
Samantha Morin – Powell Township Clerk

 

Notice of Ordinance Amendment

The Noise and Public Nuisance Ordinance has been amended that Section 8 shall have added the clause; ” Concerns brought to the Supervisor or Powell Township Enforcement Officer, should have proof with correct time and date stamp to further the validity of the claim”

Posted 07/24/2021
Samantha Morin
Powell Township Clerk

Planning Commission Opening

Powell Township Planning Commission is looking to fill one of seven seats

 This is a three year term with monthly meetings

Persons who can represent economic, governmental, educational and social development within the Township, please Apply at Township Office

Posted 7/256/2021, EWaite

August 10th, 2021 Parks and Recreation Meeting 6:30PM

The  Powell Township Meeting will be in person at Township Hall as well as virtually over Zoom. 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9058422884?pwd=ZzNsRlp6WXJWYzF5L29GT1NFM2dadz09

Meeting ID: 905 842 2884

Passcode: VmUrU6

+1 929 205 6099(New York)

+1 312 626 6799(Chicago)

All calls but the Board and/or committee will be muted until Public Comment is open. Remember to announce who is speaking before commenting to the board.

The Following Documents are here for the public to follow along with the meeting (will be available by meeting date):

Minutes  2021.07.13 Parks & Rec

Agenda (Available by meeting date, subject to changes)

Posted 07/08/2021
Samantha Morin
Powell Township Clerk

August 16th 2021 Township Meeting of the Whole 7pm @ Township Hall

This gathering is not virtual, only in person at the township hall.  Public is welcome following MDHHS Guidelines.  Minutes will be taken and posted online in the week after the meeting following the Open Meetings Act.

Posted07/20/2021

Samantha Morin

Powell Township Clerk

August 17th 2021 Township Meeting 7pm @ Township Hall

The  Powell Township Meeting will be taking place over Free Conference Call and in person. See above posting for in person Township Hall Rules.

Dial-in number (US): (978) 990-5101

Access code: 558575#

International dial-in numbers: https://fccdl.in/i/powelltownshipboard

Online meeting ID: powelltownshipboard

Join the online meeting: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/powelltownshipboard

All calls but the Board and/or committee will be muted until Public Comment is open. Remember to announce yourself before commenting to the board.

 

The Following Documents are here for the public to follow along with the meeting: (available by day of meeting)

2021.07.20 Board Meeting Draft with Attachments [view]

2021.07.19 Meeting of the Whole [view]

Bills to be Paid (available by Saturday Evening or 3 days prior to meeting)

Agenda (available Saturday Evening or 3 days prior to meeting, subject to change at meeting)

posted 07/20/2021
Samantha Morin – Clerk 

August 18th 2021 Planning Commission Meeting 6:30pm @ Township Hall

The  Powell Township Planning Commission Meeting will be taking place both in person and over Free Conference Call.  

Dial-in number (US): (425) 436-6305

Access code: 1390580

Online meeting ID: powellplanningcommission

Join the online meeting: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/powellplanningcommission

All calls but the Board and/or committee will be muted until Public Comment is open. Remember to announce who is speaking before commenting to the board.

 

The Following Documents are here for the public to follow along with the meeting: (available by day of meeting)

2021.07.21 Board Meeting Draft [view] with exhibits [view]

Powell Township Master Plan- Final Draft (Start of public sixty-three 63 review period as of 07/26/2021)

Agenda (available by day of meeting, subject to change)

Posted 07/24/2021
Samantha Morin – Clerk

Powell Township Food Bank

 Powell Township Food Bank is now available at Dionne Fire Hall at the Halfway. The hall will be open on Tuesdays from 5pm to 7pm for anyone in need of food.

Food bank was created by Powell Township Emergency Management Department and includes non-perishable food, paper goods, and cleaning supplies.  These items are available free to anyone in need.  No documents needed. No questions asked. If you have any questions, contact Kim Bourgeois  (906)-362-7275  Township Office (906)-345-9345

If you are unable to get to the township hall for items, arrangements can be made for delivery within the township.

posted 06/14/2021
Ewaite 

Summer Transfer Station Hours

Beginning June 5th, the Transfer Station will hold Summer Hours:

Tuesday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Saturday 8:00am – Noon

posted 5/20/2021
EWaite

Join the Email List to receive Township Government updates

Would you like to be a part of a new email list for township government updates?  If so, Email Treasurer Santilli at treasurer@powelltownship.org with your most current email to make the request of being on the Township’s Information email list. In accordance with The Freedom of Information Act, citizens have access to most public records, therefore emails are not guaranteed privacy.  Continue to visit our website: powelltownship.org for information.  Email or call township offices #906-345-9345 if you have questions or concerns.

Legal Notice Description

Notices are posted in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72a(2)(3) and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).  The Powell Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting or public hearing upon seven (7) days notice to the Powell Township Board.  Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids should contact the Powell Township Board by writing or calling the following: 906-345-9345.