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Shelby Township's 6th Annual "Running with Heroes" Veterans Memorial 5K run/walk will return November 11 on the municipal grounds at 52700 Van Dyke Ave. at 10 AM.
The Clerk's Office will be open to the public from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, to accept applications for absentee ballots for the primary Election being held on August 7, 2018. The deadline for a voter to obtain and vote his/her own absentee ballot at the Clerk’s Office is 4 p.m., Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. For more information please contact the Clerk”s Office at (586) 731-5102.
The 35th annual Shelby Township Art Fair returns on August 11-12 at the municipal campus at 52700 Van Dyke Ave.. Stop by to browse the amazing works of artists in a juried contest along with unique crafts and a Michigan-Made Market. Children's entertainment, live music and education booths from the Police and Fire department means there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
For more information, visit www.shelbyartfair.org or call 586-731-0300.
As part of a new agreement between the Shelby Township Solid Waste and Recycling Committee (SWRC) and GreenTech Recyclers, the popular Electronics Recycling event will once again be free of charge to residents throughout metro Detroit.
The new agreement with GreenTech, and the reduction in the number of collection dates from 11 to four, negated the need for a $5 fee for users and a $10 fee for Cathode Ray Tube televisions and monitors.
The key to returning the program to a free event was reducing the number of collections for a calendar year. Now, collections will be quarterly with the last event of 2018 taking place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27 on the township’s campus at 52700 Van Dyke Ave.
Click here to view the Shelby Township fireworks ordinance
Because of forecasted thunderstorms June 9, the Shelby Township Fishing Derby has been rescheduled for Aug. 25. Be sure to follow Shelby Township Parks and Recreation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ShelbyTwpParksandRec for more info.
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Keep prescription medicine away from our children and out of our water supply by using the drug disposal drop box in the main lobby of the Shelby Township Police Station at 52530 Van Dyke Avenue (south of 24 Mile Road). Drop-off is available 24 hours a day. For more information, call the Police Department at 586-731-2121.Read More...
Because of technical difficulties, the township was not able to stream or broadcast the Feb. 20 Board of Trustees meeting live. The video is available on the Shelby TV YouTube at the link below.
Click to view the Feb. 20, 2018 Board of Trustees meeting
Beginning the first week of April, Simple Recycling will be transitioning from green bags to orange bags making the bags and items more distinguishable from the regular trash and recycling placed on the curb. Shelby residents can expect to receive an orange postcard and two (2) orange Simple Recycling bags in the mail the last week of March. During the transition, Simple Recycling will still pick up the green bags if they are left out and will leave additional orange Simple Recycling bags for future use.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Michigan Barrier Free Code, the Township has adopted a new sidewalk maintenance program to ensure that the sidewalks meet the state and federal guidelines. Click here for more information.
Shelby Township Sidewalk Maintenance Program brochure
The Michigan Public Service Commission, which is the state agency that presides over utilities and has the jurisdiction to regulate utility practices, released a report May 15, 2013 asking for a "smart meter" opt-out program as well as its rulings on any/all safety hazards associated with the meters. Click the link below to view the report:
You can contact the MPSC at 800-292-9555 for more information on the meters and the commission’s rulings on the meters and opt-out program,