2483 E. Midland RoadBay City, MI 48706Office: 989-684-7203Fax: 989-684-9234officemanager@monitortwp.org

Meeting Dates 2014

Township Board

2nd and 4th Monday of each month

July 14, 28

October 27

Aug. 11, 25

November 10, 24

Sept. 8, 22

December 8

Planning Commission

1st Tuesday of each month

July 1

October 7

August 6

November 5

September 2

December 2

Zoning Board of Appeals

3rd Thursday of month, as needed

July  17

October 16

August 21

November 20

September 18

December 18


  Charter Township of Monitor

       2014 Holiday Schedule



  January 1            New Year`s Day

  January 20          M L King Day


  February 17        Presidents` Day

  April 18                Good Friday


  May 26               Memorial Day

  July 4                   Independence Day


  September 1       Labor Day

  October 13          Columbus Day


  November 11     Veteran`s Day

  November 27, 28 Thanksgiving


  December 24      Christmas Eve

  December 25      Christmas Day

  December 31      New Year`s Eve






Last Day to Register

July 7 is the last day to register to vote in the August 5, 2014 Primary Election.  Come into the Township Office any day from  9-12 or 1-5.  Absentee ballots are available until the day before the election.

Questions?  Am I Registered?   Where do I vote?   What is on the ballot?   Go to www.Michigan.gov/vote .   After entering your name, birth date and zip code, it will tell you what precinct you are in, your voting location, a map to your voting location, what elections are scheduled and show you a sample ballot.

Proposal 14-1 Election 2014


Not sure what Proposal 14-1 is about on the August 5 Primary ballot?

It is about a Personal Property Tax Phase-Out and Revenue Reimbursement.  Personal property taxes are paid only by businesses.  For details click here for the website.

Monitor Township received a $639,000  Stormwater, Asset Management and Wastewater (SAW) program grant.  Read the press release.


Monitor Township Fire Department is now offering green reflective house number signs to put on your mailbox for $15.00.  Call them at 684-6320 to get yours today!   Make sure emergency vehicles can find your house!


Street Light Out?

Click here to report a Street Light outage to Consumers Energy.

Call 894-8350 for Bay City Electric.

Fire Truck For Sale

Monitor Township is taking bids again for the sale of its 1984 GMC Pierce Brigadier Suburban-Pumper Truck.  Click here for truck details and bid process information.


This website is for informational purposes only. In the case of any discrepancy between these versions and the official hard copy versions, the official hard copy will prevail. The web version of any of the codes or information may not reflect all of, or the most current, legislation that has been passed.




Monitor Township is located in western Bay County and is bounded on the north by Townline Rd, on the south by Hotchkiss, on the west by 8 Mile Rd.  The east boundary is Two Mile Rd from Townline south to Fisher and Euclid from Fisher south to Hotchkiss.   Township Map.      Map to Township Office.


                              Storing an RV, boat, or utility trailer in your yard?

Know the numbers!  1 in  1 acre or less; 5 feet from the property line; 0 in front yard.  See the Ordinance.

Lifesaving Actions Recognized  WAY TO GO!!


On June 17, 2014 at the Monthly Bay County Firefighters Association meeting two firefighters and two paramedics were given the Life Saving Award for their actions concerning an automobile accident that occurred on 01-16-2014 in which the vehicle rolled over and the driver was ejected and received life threatening injuries.  Due to their training and commitment to their communities each received a certificate and pin that they will wear proudly on their uniforms.  Captain Meier and Firefighter Weaver are from the Monitor Township Fire Department and Joe Dean and Kyline Gray are Paramedics with McLaren Bay Regional Hospital. 

Listed below are the certificates that they received and describes their part in the rescue.  We are grateful and proud of their service and congratulate each one for a job well done.


Chief John R. Kramer

Monitor Township Fire Department


Captain James T. Meier

Firefighter Brian J. Weaver  

Paramedic Joe Dean

Paramedic Kyline Gray


Need to report a Road Problem?

The Bay County Road Commission has a new

website for reporting complaints or problems.

Click here to fill out the form.  You will receive

a confirming email to verify that the BCRC received

your request.