Townships can begin holding in-person public meetings beginning March 5th, 2021

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 (unless eating or drinking), as well as social distancing.  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 for the meeting that you would like to listen and/or join.

posted 3/4/2021
El Waite Deputy Clerk

 

Volunteer Work Bee Saturday May 8, 9:00am

Parks and Recreation will be having a Volunteer Work Bee Saturday May 8th at Powell Peak Trail. Come out to the woods and volunteer with fellow community minded individuals at the Powell Township Recreation Area.  

No experience necessary. Come for as long as you are able.

Additionally, the trail crew is looking for anyone with carpentry skills to help complete the Kiosk at the trailhead.  Special thanks to Third Coast Builders for donating the structure.

 

Posted 05/03/2021

EWaite

May 11th, 2021 Parks and Recreation Meeting 6:30PM

The  Powell Township Meeting is VIRTUAL ONLY and will be taking place over Zoom. Public is encouraged to join meeting this way or in person. 

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  2021.04.13 Parks & Rec Minutes

Agenda (Available by meeting date, subject to changes)

Posted 03/16/2021 
Samantha Morin
Powell Township Clerk

May 12th, 2021 Parks and Recreation 5 year Plan Review 6:30PM

The  Powell Township Meeting will be taking place over Zoom and at the Township Hall. Public is encouraged to join meeting this way but it is open to the public at the Hall. 

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.

Find the current 5 year plan on at the bottom of https://powelltownship.org/parks-recreation/

Posted 04/18/2021 
Samantha Morin
Powell Township Clerk

May 18th 2021 Township Meeting 7pm @ Township Hall

The  Powell Township Meeting will be taking place over Free Conference Call and in person. 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 (unless eating or drinking), as well as social distancing.  Outdoor nonresidential gatherings may have up to 300 people.  

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 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)

2021.04.20 Board Meeting Draft [view] with Attachments [View] and Presentation (Q&A included) [view]

Bills to be Paid (available by day of meeting)

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

 

posted 4/23/2021 
Samantha Morin – Clerk

May 19th 2021 Planning Commission 6:30pm @ via Free Conference Call

The  Powell Township Planning Commission Meeting will be taking over Free Conference Call and in person. See Township Hall Guidelines for in person meetings. 

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 committee.

 

The Following Documents are here for the public to follow along with the meeting:

04/21/2021  Draft PC Minutes with exhibits

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

 
Posted 4/23/2021
Samantha Morin – Clerk

Redistricting Powell Township

Did you know Powell Township is currently in the 110th State House District, sharing Communities of Interest with Keweenaw, Houghton, Ontonagon, Gogebic, Baraga, and Iron Counties?

Please help us add Powell Township to the 109th State House District by signing the prepared form: Redistricting Letter

Signed forms can be emailed here

For further information on the Michigan’s Independent Redistricting Commission, visit their website

The reasons for this request are necessitated through Powell Township’s shared Communities of Interest with Marquette Township and the City of Marquette which is also in the 109th District. Public Hearing is set for Tuesday May 18th, 6:00pm at The Northern Center, Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Ave

posted 05/03/2021

EWaite

Amend Policy

On April 20th, 2021 Powell Township Board approved amending the Water Line Freeze Prevention Policy.  “Let Run Status” section has credit or pricing adjustments.  Policy available to view

The policy is also available at Powell Township Offices during regular hours or by email

05/03/2021
Samantha Morin
Powell Township Clerk

Powell Township Open Position

Powell Township Government has an open year-round part-time position, Trails and Parks Manager.  The Manager will be in charge of overseeing maintenance of trails and facilities by coordinating volunteers and assisting with summer trail maintenance and winter grooming operations, ensuring maintenance of Parks and Recreation equipment and equipment use, and serve as needed to maintain a quality product in Powell Township. Complete Job Description available at the Powell Township Office or online at powelltownship.org. Part-time for this position is described as up to 16 hours a week and an hourly rate of $15 per hour. Resumes and applications (available online at powelltownship.org) may be mailed or delivered to the Township Supervisor by May 10th, 2021. Hire Date estimated to be May 18th, 2021 at the Township Board Meeting.

Employment-Job-Application

Job Description

04/26/2021 10:22am

Samantha Morin

Powell Township Clerk

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.