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

Meeting Dates 2015

Township Board

2nd and 4th Monday of each month

January 12, 26

April 13, 27

February 9,23

May 11

March 9, 23

June 8, 22

Planning Commission

1st Tuesday of each month

January 6

April 7

February 3

May 6

March 3

June 2

Zoning Board of Appeals

3rd Thursday of month, as needed

January 15

April 16

February 19

May 21

March 19

June 18


  Charter Township of Monitor

       2015 Holiday Schedule



  January 1            New Year`s Day

  January 19          M L King Day


  February 16        Presidents` Day

  April 3                  Good Friday


  May 25               Memorial Day

  July 4                   Independence Day


  September 7       Labor Day

  October 12          Columbus Day


  November 11     Veteran`s Day

  November 26, 27 Thanksgiving


  December 24      Christmas Eve

  December 25      Christmas Day

  December 31      New Year`s Eve






Taxes OverdueYour property taxes are now overdue.  A penalty of 3% and interest of 1% have been added.  You may call our office at 684-7203 for your balance. Taxes may be paid at the Monitor Township Treasurer's Office through February 28. After that date, they must be paid at the Bay County Treasurer's office at 515 Center Avenue,  989-895-4285.



  The State of Michigan proposal to increase

sales tax to 7% will be decided on May 5, 2015.

Click here to read the actual ballot language.

Street Light Out?

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

Call 894-8350 for Bay City Electric.

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.


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.


Board of Review 2015

The Board of Review will meet March 9, 11 & 12 by appointment.

(See the bottom of your Assessment Notice.)

You may wish to speak to the assessor before scheduling to see if your issues can be resolved before going to the Board of Review.

Please call 684-7203 to speak to the assessor or schedule an appointment.



You should receive your Assessment Notice by the end of February.

Read it carefully and call the Assessor if you have any questions.

The Fire Department will be hosting their annual

Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, March 22 from 8:00 am-12:30 p.m.

Monitor Township Hall

Adults $6.00  Children (5-12) $3.00 Children Under 5 Free

Put it on your calendar today!

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



 Monitor Township Softball League will hold registration on Saturday, March 7, 2011 from 11 am to 1 pm at the township hall.  Click here for Registration form.   For more information email monitorsoftball@yahoo.com.



Flood Insurance

Rates for flood insurance may increase in April 2015.

A Fact sheet is  attached.



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!


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.



                              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.