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.
Lake Treatments Scheduled for Wednesday June 19th on Loon & Crane Lakes
Fenton Township has been notified that weed control treatments are scheduled for Loon Lake and Crane Lake on Wednesday June 19, 2019. This notification is in addition to notifications and postings to be provided or already provided by the contractors. Please observe all necessary precautions in and around the lake(s).
Notifications and Current Events
City of Linden to Host National Night Out – August 6, 2019
The City of Linden will once again host National Night Out on Tuesday August 6, 2019 at Hyatt Elementary School from 5:00pm-8:00pm. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes partnerships between the community and their emergency personnel (police, fire & ambulance), and cultivates neighborhood camaraderie to make our communities safer, more caring places to live. Download the event flyer for more details and coupons for free food.
Torrey Road to Close Between Lahring and Crane Roads
The Genesee County Road Commission (GCRC) has announced that Torrey Road between Lahring Road and Crane Road in Fenton Township will be closed to through traffic as of Thursday June 6, 2019 for a road construction project. Residential traffic will be maintained for those living within the project limits and emergency vehicles will be able to pass through. All other traffic is advised to follow the posted detour route. The GCRC Media Release for this project, which includes additional details, is also available on the Fenton Township website.
Ray Road Closed Between Linden and Sharp Roads
The Genesee County Road Commission has announced that Ray Road between Linden Road and Sharp Road in Fenton Township is closed to traffic as of Monday April 15, 2019 due to an emergency crosstube failure. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route. The GCRC Media Release for this situation is also available on the Fenton Township website. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Principal Residence Exemption Doesn't Expire
The Michigan Department of Treasury is reminding residents that a Principal Residence Exemption – known as a PRE – does not expire. Inaccurate posts being shared on social media are claiming that Michigan taxpayers will experience a surge in property taxes due to their PRE expiring after 25 years. In return, the state Treasury Department and local assessors are experiencing a surge in inquiries from residents who are trying to verify this misinformation or submit unneeded paperwork. Read the full announcement from the State of Michigan »
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 »
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.fentonareatv.com/ to access the online programming schedule.
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 »
Fenton Township Financial Statements Online
Audited financial statements for the Charter Township of Fenton can be downloaded from the Michigan Department of Treasury website.