Welcome to The Charter Township of Fenton
Phone: (810) 629-1537 • Fax: (810) 629-9736
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Notifications and Current Events
Township Seeking Contracted Building Inspection Services
Fenton Township is seeking a qualified individual or firm to provide contracted building inspection and plan review services. Applicants must be registered as a Building Inspector and Plan Reviewer in the State of Michigan. Computer skills preferred. Send letter of application and résumé to: Fenton Township, Attn: Operations Manager, 12060 Mantawauka Drive, Fenton, MI 48430-8817. Submission deadline is Monday August 27, 2018.
Draft Master Plan Approved for Review Period
The Fenton Township Board has approved a draft Township Master Plan for a 63-day review period pursuant to Public Act 33 of 2008, the Michigan Planning Enabling Act. It is now available for review until the public hearing held on October 11, 2018 at the Fenton Township Civic Community Center. The meeting will commence at 7:00 pm at 12060 Mantawauka Drive, Fenton, MI 48430. Read the full announcement »
Fenton Township Retirement Systems Summary Annual Report
In accordance with Public Act 530 of 2016, local units of government must file a summary annual report of retirement systems with the Michigan Department of Treasury. Additionally, to comply with Section 20h(7) of the Act, local government retirement systems which are funded less than 60% in retiree health care or pension as of the most recent summary annual report, must post an informational report on the local unit’s website outlining the steps, if any, it may be taking to decrease its unfunded actuarial accrued liability. A copy of Fenton Township’s 2017 Retirement System Summary Annual Report is available for download.
Community Survey - Genesee: Our County, Our Future
Help Genesee County Metropolitan gather input for their long-range plan for the County. This comprehensive planning document will create a vision by analyzing land use, transportation, housing, environment and infrastructure. We need input from stakeholders like you!
Visit www.ourfuturegenesee.org/get-involved to see upcoming events, learn more about the community planning process and take their survey and help Fenton Township win a $2,000 Beautification Grant!
Sewer System Update - March, 2018
Fenton Township continues to receive inquiries regarding the increased sewer use fees that were implemented in September 2006. Read the full announcement »
Genesee Health Plan Announces New Senior Dental Program
Genesee Health Plan announced a new, free Senior Dental Program for Genesee County residents age 60 or older. The program aims to provide dental coverage to Genesee County seniors and veterans who don’t have access to dental coverage. Read the full announcement »
Fenton Township Master Plan Update
The Charter Township of Fenton is updating it's Master Plan and wants every resident to be involved. Visit www.fentontownshipmasterplan.org to review draft documents and meeting notes, and contribute ideas. Residents are also encouraged to take the collective priorities survey to select their top three priorities.
Open Burning Prohibited in Fenton Township
With the arrival of autumn, we would like to take this opportunity to remind residents that open burning is illegal in Fenton Township. The only exceptions to the open burning ban are as follows. Read the full notice »
Cable Television Service Complaints & Dispute Resolution
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) is responsible for the implementation and oversight of Public Act 480 of 2006 - Uniform Video Services Local Franchise Act (the Act). Section 10 of the Act provides a video/cable dispute resolution process at the MPSC to be used by customers, providers and municipalities. This dispute resolution process allows customers who are unable to resolve their video/cable television complaints with their provider to file a complaint with the MPSC. Read the full announcement »
Public TV Channel Programming Schedule Now Available Online
For Charter Communications subscribers, channel 191 is the local government & education channel, which features community & school events, local high school sports and government meetings. Go to www.facts-tv.com to access the online programming schedule.
Fundraising Begins for Thompson Road Regional Dog Park
A YouCaring fundraising account has been set up to raise money to develop Thompson Road Regional Dog Park. The Township has approved plans for a 1.75 acre dog park on township property located off Thompson Road between Wiggins Road and Fenton Road. The fundraising goal of $25,000 will pay for fencing, signage, landscaping, a road and parking area. Donations can be made online at https://www.youcaring.com/dogs-and-residents-of-fenton-township-and-the-greater-area-461023.
Free Latex Paint Recycling for Genesee County Residents
Residents of Genesee County can now bring their left-over, unused, and unwanted latex paint to the Genesee County Habitat for Humanity Restore in the City of Flint to be recycled at NO CHARGE! Regular business hours are Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Read the full announcement »
Changes to Freedom of Information Act Law Go Into Effect July 1, 2015
Public Act 563 of 2014 made significant changes to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which become effective July 1, 2015. Please view the documents relating to the Freedom of Information Act.
Genesee County 911 Center Rolls Out CODE RED Reverse 911 System
The Genesee County 911 Dispatch Center has initiated a new program to notify citizens of emergency situations. CODE RED is a “reverse 911” system that will send emergency and critical information to your phone, (missing child alerts, severe weather, etc.). Please download an informational card with instructions on how to sign up.
Residents Able to Obtain Fill Dirt from Road Commission Ditching Operations
The Genesee County Road Commission has implemented a new program where property owners may obtain fill dirt from ditching operations. Read the full announcement »
Fenton Township Financial Statements Online
Audited financial statements for the Charter Township of Fenton can be downloaded from the Michigan Department of Treasury website.