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






Not too late! 

It`s not too late to get an Absentee Ballot.  The Clerk`s office will be open on Saturday, November 1 from 10 am until 2 pm to issue ballots.  Your ballots must be in our office by the close of the polls on Tuesday in order to be counted.

Yard Waste pickup begins

On April 1 and runs through

November 30.

Last Day to Register

October 6 is the last day to register to vote in the November 4, 2014 General Election.  Come into the Township Office any day from  9-12 or 1-5. or Saturday, October 4 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm.   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.

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


Questions about the new Bay Area Water Treatment Plant?

Get the facts.

Street Light Out?

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

Call 894-8350 for Bay City Electric.


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.


Taxes OverdueYour Summer taxes are now overdue.  A 1% penalty has been added.  On October 1st  and each month thereafter, another 1% will be added.  You may still pay these at the Monitor Township Treasurer`s office.


Need to change your address for your assessment notices or tax bills?  Fill out this form.

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!


                              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.

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.