Bridgewater Township, Michigan
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Draft Township Master Plan Now Available for Review and Comment
In accordance with the Michigan Planning Enabling Act (Public Act 33 of 2008), the Bridgewater Township Planning Commission has prepared an updated Township Master Plan, and the Township Board has approved the distribution of the draft document to surrounding jurisdictions and other required entities for review and comment. 
We invite and welcome your written comments on the draft plan, which can be downloaded directly from the following weblink [in the Adobe Reader (.PDF) file format]:
All written comments will be reviewed by the Planning Commission, prior to preparing any revisions and setting of a public hearing date for the proposed plan.  Please send comments or questions by regular mail to:
Mr. David Horney, Planning Commission Chair
Bridgewater Township
8254 Boettner Road
Saline, MI  48176
Comments or questions via electronic mail may be sent to our planning consultant, Rodney C. Nanney, AICP, at 

Month at a Glance
Quick Look at August Meetings:Board of Trustees, Thursday, August 7, 2014, 7:00 p.m., Bridgewater Township Hall.Planning Commission, Monday, August 11, 2014, 7:00 p.m., Bridgewater Township Hall.Southwest Washtenaw Council of Governments, [more]

Media Advisories
Beginning the week of July 7, 2014, the Washtenaw County Road Commission will begin the process of reconstructing the Austin Road curve at Eisman Road to enhance safety for roadway users. For further details please click on the link to the Austin [more]

Election News, From the Office of the Clerk, Laurie Fromhart
2014 will prove to be a busy election year with a primary election on August 5th and general election on November 4th. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Absent voter ballot applications were mailed to all voters on the permanent [more]

General Fund and Sewer Fund Budgets
On March 6, 2014 the Board of Trustees approved the proposed draft general fund and sewer fund budgets for the 2014-2105 fiscal year. The approved budgets are now available to download in PDF format. Click here to view [more]

2014-2015 Meeting Dates
On February 6, 2014 the Board of Trustees approved Resolution 02-06-14 to Adopt Regular Board of Trustees Meeting Dates for the 2014-2015 calendar year. Click here to view the resolution. The Bridgewater Township Board of Trustees meets [more]

Recycle Ann Arbor
Recycle Ann Arborís Drop-Off Station is Washtenaw Countyís most comprehensive recycling drop-off center, and is open to the general public. The Drop-Off Station accepts regular recyclable items, as well as a wide variety of harder-to-recycle [more]

Public Safety
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Interested in Serving Your Township?
The Board of Trustees is currently seeking residents to fill one vacancy on the Zoning Board of Appeals and three vacancies on the Farmland Preservation Board. If interested in serving on one of these boards please contact the Township Supervisor [more]

Townhall Rental
The Bridgewater Township Hall is now available to residents to rent for events. A security deposit of $200 is required in advance to reimburse the Township for cleaning, maintenance, or actual damages to the hall. [more]

Private Order Dust Control
At the request of a resident, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will apply private order dust control on unpaved public county roads for a nominal fee. If more than one resident on the same road segment is interested in private order [more]

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

Washtenaw County Announces New State Resource for Property Tax Assistance
Up to $30,000 available per qualifying household for one-time assistance with late taxes and/or mortgage payments. For more information on basic eligibility requirements and documents needed before applying click here. Apply online at [more]

Have a Complaint?
A new Ordinance Violation Complaint form is now available online for Township residents. If you have a complaint regarding a land use, building, or zoning code violation please fill out the form and submit it to the Township Zoning [more]

Townhall Hours
Township officials are currently available at the townhall during the following days and times.Zoning Administrator, Carl MacomberMondays & Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Assessor, Mary RiderThursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.Treasurer, [more]

Mission Statement
The Bridgewater Township Board of Trustees adopted a mission statement at its December 20, 2006 meeting: "To provide our constituents a people-focused approach to public service built upon the simplicity and efficiency of rural government where [more]



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