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James Madison


Visit Morton Township in the "heart of the lakes".

Smart 911! Presentation

Join us at the Morton Township Hall on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, @ 10:00 AM, to learn all about the Smart 911 system.  Learn how to use the system and it's many benefits.  

Call 231-972-7138 for questions and to reserve your spot.

FREE All You Can Eat Breakfast - May 26th!

The Morton Twp. Fire Station #1 (located at 8260 100th Avenue in Canadian Lakes) will once again host a FREE 'All You Can Eat Hot Cakes & Fire-Grilled Sausage Pancake Breakfast', including O.J. and Coffee on Saturday, May 26th. from 8:00 am to 11:00 am (or until the food runs out).

Before hitting all those garage sales in the area, first fuel yourself and your house guests. While this is a FREE breakfast, donations are always gratefully accepted. All proceeds will be donated to the Morton Twp. Firefighters Association.

New Summer Schedule for Recycling!

In an effort to avoid long lines and waiting times at Saturday recycling, Morton Township is adding a second day / time to bring your recycling materials to the Recycling Center between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Beginning Wednesday, May 30th - Wednesday, August 29th

Morton Township Recycling Program





New Street Lights!

After careful study, your Township Board has contracted with Consumers Energy to install new LED street lights at: (1). 9 Mile & 80th, at (2). St. Ives Road & 120th Avenue, at (3).Buchanan & Timberline Road, and at (4). Buchanan & Alpine Road. Installation will begin the week of May 7 - 11th. 

The Board is currently finalizing details for 5 other locations for new street lights with Tri-County Utilities. We expect to finish that study soon. 

Dick Wheeler, Supervisor Morton Township

Morton Township Recognizes Employees!

Morton Township recognized the following employees and their years of service with Morton Township:

Don Rebain, 5 years with our FIre/Rescue Department (25 years previous with the Detroit Fire Department); Dan Gettings, 30 years with Morton Township FIre/Rescue; Cecil DeMott, 40 years with Morton Township Fire/Rescue; Sean Todd, 5 years with Morton Township Fire/Rescue; Phil Rohloff, 10 years with Morton Township Fire/Rescue.

Diane Williamson, 15 years as Morton Township’s Secretary/Deputy Clerk.


Recycling News!

Allied Services has now informed me that Morton Township recycling sent them in:

  • 2017 = 101.02 tons,
  • 2016 = 95.18 tons,
  • 2015 = 99.21 tons.


Allied also reports their average rejection rate for food stuff, hazardous materials, and other materials that they cannot recycle and have to reject is about 35%.  They experience a 3% rejection from Morton Township!

Good job our Recycling Crew and Morton recyclers. Thank you!

Thank You Morton Township Fire Department!

Supervisor Wheeler,

Survey Results Are In!

The results of the Morton Township property owners survey is complete. The Economic Development Committee would like to thank all the residents that took the time to complete and return the questionaires.  The final report of the survey findings is attached here.  A copy is also available at the Morton Township Hall for viewing.

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