Freedom Township, Michigan

Freedom Township Washtenaw County, Michigan
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Public Hearing on Zoning Ordinance Amendment - September 1 2015
The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Freedom Township Hall (11508 Pleasant Lake Road) to invite public comment on a proposed amendment to the Zoning Ordinance, by authority of Public Act [more]

Notice of Adoption of Weed Control Ordinance No. 45
At its July 14 regular meeting, the Freedom Township Board of Trustees adopted a weed control ordinance, Ordinance No. 45. The notice of adoption can be viewed by clicking here. The full Ordinance No. 45 can be viewed by clicking here. [more]

Draft of Updated Township Master Plan Available for Viewing
A draft of the revised Township Master Plan is available for viewing and comment. The township Planning Commission has been working on various updates to this plan. Written comments on the application may be mailed to the Freedom Township Planning Commission, [more]

Public Hearing on Pleasant Lake Inn June 30 2015
On Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 7:30 PM, a public hearing will be held for the purpose of reviewing the findings and order from the hearing officer concerning the Pleasant Lake Inn and the dangerous building ordinance.The full public notice is shown below: [more]

Township Roads Millage Renewal - May 5 2015 Election
On the May 5, 2015 ballot, there will be a proposal to renew the township road millage. This renewal is for 0.25 mill for five years, to be used specifically for township roads. Below is the text of the two ballot proposals, one state proposal and [more]

2015-2016 Budget Hearing March 10, 2015
The Freedom Township Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on the proposed township budget for fiscal year 2015-16 at the Freedom Township Hall, 11508 Pleasant Lake Rd, Manchester, MI 48158 on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM.Please [more]

Freedom Township Schedules 2015 Board of Review Meetings
The Freedom Township Board of Review will hold their annual organizational meeting on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at the Freedom Township Hall, 11508 Pleasant Lake Road, starting at 12:00 PM.No property assessment appeals will be heard at this meeting.The [more]

Washtenaw County Broadband Initiative - November 2014 Update
The Washtenaw County Broadband Initiative has provided an update on progress towards achieving universal broadband Internet access across Washtenaw County. Please refer their report by clicking on this link. The report includes the Freedom Township [more]

Elections Tuesday November 4 for Various Offices and Proposals
On Tuesday, November 4, the Freedom Township Hall, 11508 Pleasant Lake Road, will be open for voting on several national, state, regional and local offices and proposals.The township hall polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.A sample [more]

Planning Commission Will Hold Public Hearings on Zoning Map Changes - Tuesday September 2, 2014
The Freedom Township Planning Commission will hold public hearings beginning at 7:00 PM on Tuesday September 2, 2014, at the Freedom Township Hall, 11508 Pleasant Lake Road. These hearings will address changes to the Freedom Township Zoning Map concerning [more]

Board Approves New 2014 Zoning Ordinance
The Freedom Township Board on January 14, 2014 approved the new Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance No.43), effective on February 1, 2014. The complete 2014 Zoning Ordinance may be viewed and downloaded by clicking here. Please note that the Zoning Ordinance [more]

2014-2015 Budget Hearing on Tuesday March 11 2014
The Freedom Township Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed township budget for fiscal year 2014-15 at the Freedom Township Hall, 11508 Pleasant Lake Rd, Manchester, MI 48158 on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 7:30 PM. The public notice may [more]

Freedom Township Historic Cemetery Sign Dedication - April 6, 2013
Freedom Township dedicated the historic cemetery signs for the Waters Road and Fletcher Road Cemeteries on Saturday, April 6, 2013.See event flyer by clicking here. These two cemeteries are owned by the township, and date from the 1830s. The [more]

Tax, Zoning and Assessing Information for Freedom Township Properties
We receive many requests from mortgage companies, title companies, banks and other related entities for property tax information, assessing data and zoning status for properties in Freedom Township. Taxes - For information on current and prior years’ [more]

Updated Freedom Township Community Profile Now Available
SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments) has issued a new community profile for Freedom Township reflecting 2010 census data and other information. This is an interesting portrait of our township, and can be viewed and downloaded by clicking [more]

Summary of Emergency Phone Numbers for Pipeline Spills, Hazardous Spills, and MISS DIG Update
The following information is provided for residents concerning recent pipeline spills, and general hazardous materials spills, and to provide current information on MISS DIG. 1. To report problems with Wolverine Pipeline Co. facilities, please [more]

Change in Procedure for Dog Licenses
Washtenaw County has modified the procedure for obtaining a dog license. They are no longer available through Freedom Township directly. You can obtain a dog license by contacting the Washtenaw County Treasurer’s Office at 734-222-6600, or by mail, or [more]

Township Residents Can Request Private Application of Dust Control on Unpaved Roads
The Washtenaw County Road Commission is making available to township residents the option of a private application of dust control chemical sprays on unpaved roads. The details and costs are contained in the document entitled "Private Order Dust [more]

Freedom Township 175th Anniversary History Book - Second Printing Now Available
After selling out the original printing of the Freedom Township 175th Anniversary History Book, we have completed a second printing. An additional 100 copies were printed. If you are interested in a copy of our book, "Freedom Township - [more]

Freedom Township 175th Anniversary Book Index Available On-Line
We have created an index to the Freedom Township 175th Anniversary Book. For those who obtained the first printing of this book at the September 2009 picnic or shortly thereafter, this index was not part of the original volume. You can download the index [more]

Freedom Township 175th Anniversary Picnic and History Day a Big Success
The Organizing Committee is pleased to report on a very successful 175th anniversary picnic and related history events on September 26 and 27. We were blessed with a miraculous change in weather, and a turnout approaching 300 township residents and other [more]

Updated Freedom Township Master Plan Now Available On-Line
The current Freedom Township Master Plan, as approved by the Board of Trustees on October 13, 2009, is now available for viewing and download by clicking here. [more]

Earliest Freedom Township History Manuscript Discovered
The Freedom Township 175th Anniversary Planning Committee is pleased to announce the discovery of a lost 1876 document, which represents the first written summary of Freedom Township history to that date. In April 1876, Jacob Preston, an 1832 settler [more]

Historic Zion Lutheran Church Renovation Program and Availability for Weddings
The Historic Zion Lutheran Church Preservation Board is pleased to announce the completion of initial restoration efforts on this historic structure located at the intersection of Fletcher Road and Waters Road in the northwest part of Freedom Township, [more]