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James Madison


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

Job Posting: Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator

Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator

Morton Township is seeking a Building Inspector and Zoning Administrator.

Detailed job duties and employment application can be found below or may be obtained from the Morton Township Hall located at 290 West Main Street, Mecosta MI 49332.

Application, resume and cover letter are due by 4:00 pm Friday, February 1, 2019.

Contact Morton Township at 231-972-7138 or with any questions.

Morton Township Recycling Program





Retirement System Annual Report 2018

Public Act 202 of 2017 specifies that the local unit of government must post the Retirement System Annual Report on their website.  The required data in the report is found in the most recent audited financial report or statement.  You may access the report here.

Recycling News - Thank you Ice Mountain!

Ice Mountain officials led by Arlene Anderson-Vincent presented a $10,000 contribution to a growing Morton Township recycling program on Saturday, November 10, 2018. 

Thank you for your continued support!

Recycling Pictures!



Tidbits of Township News! (6/8/18)

Tidbits of Township News:

* The sign in front the Pierce Road fire station tells us from January through June 6, 2018 (updated daily), our Fire/Rescue Department answered 273 calls. Great job, Morton * Volunteers! and Thank You!

See you at the Fire Department Open House Saturday, June 30th, 10:00 - 1:00.

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.