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Spring Lake Township
Where Nature Smiles for Seven Miles
Sailing on Spring Lake, Michigan
ca. 1930–1945
Board of Trustees Update – June 10 Meeting

Board of Trustees Update – June 10 Meeting

The Spring Lake Township Board of Trustees met on Monday, June 10, for our regular monthly board meeting. If you weren’t able to tune in to the meeting, you can watch it on our Facebook page. Here are a few of the items the Board discussed or acted on during the meeting. Spring Lake — Lake Board Bond Proposal The Board approved a resolution for the upcoming treatment of Spring Lake with aluminum sulfate, better known as alum. Spring Lake Township, along with two other municipalities, have...

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Bike Path Information

Bike Path Information

On the August ballot there will be two bike path millage requests - one is a renewal of an existing millage and one is a new millage. The Bicycle Path Millage Renewal Proposition, which funds the maintenance of the township’s bicycle paths, is our existing bike paths millage, and it is up for renewal on the August ballot. The Bicycle Path Millage Proposition is a new proposal that will allow the township to plan for and construct additional bicycle paths. [ddownload...

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Medication Disposal

Medication Disposal

Spring Lake Township provides a bin for dropping off unwanted or expired medications at Fire Station #1, 106 N. Fruitport Rd. The bin in the lobby is available 8am to 5pm on weekdays. Those dropping off should remove pills from the bottles and place them in a plastic bag. Liquids or gels can be left in their original containers, but we ask that you remove or black out any labels. Thank you to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department for handling disposal! We cannot handle sharps at this...

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Tax Information – Summer Tax Bill

Tax Information – Summer Tax Bill

Summer tax bills will be mailed on July 1. Summer tax bills are due September 14, 2024. Mail your tax payments (check only) to Spring Lake Township - Tax Department 8708 PO Box 30516 Lansing, MI 48909-8016 Tax payments can be made in person, by mail, or online. An auto-debit program is also available. Drop boxes are available on the front of the building or behind the building. Payments may also be made online (credit card only). Fees apply. Make an Online Payment Tax and Assessing information...

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Rycenga Park Reservations

Rycenga Park is located at 16401 Hemlock Road.

Shelter reservations are accepted for May 15 to September 30. Available reservation times are 9am to 2:30pm and 3:30pm to 9pm. Reservation fees are $45 for Township residents and $65 for nonresidents per half-day block. Note – we are sharing a reservation system with the Village of Spring Lake, so the link is to a Village site.

Bathrooms are not heated and opening is weather dependent. They are generally open from the middle of May to the end of September. There is a permanent portable toilet at the park.

Electricity is provided in the shelters. If the outlets are overloaded, the GFI circuit may trip. Please try using the reset button on the outlet before calling for help.

Dogs must be leashed. No dogs are allowed on the playground or the athletic fields.

 

Short-Term Rentals

Ordinance 255 regulating short-term rentals, was effective February 6, 2017. Short Term Rental definitions were updated in Ordinance 278, effective November 16, 2020.

Short term rentals are not allowed for properties zoned R-1 or R-2. They are allowed in other residential zoning districts.

Short term rentals are required to be registered. The registration is valid for 3 years, after which it must be renewed. The registration fee is $100, which may be paid by cash or by check made out to Spring Lake Township.

We will drive past your rental before your registration is approved to verify the condition of the property.

 

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