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Township hosts Consumers Energy's proposed pipeline project town hall

Shelby Township is hosting Consumers Energy at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 as a project team from the utility company will discuss proposed Consumers Energy South Oakland Macomb Network (SOMN) pipeline project.

The proposed route includes a section along the ITC Holdings Corp. corridor between 26 Mile and 23 Mile roads. The event is open to all with concerns or comments regarding the planned project. Township personnel will be present to discuss the township’s role overseeing the project, and Consumers Energy representatives will be available to share a broad project overview and answer related questions.

A separate community meeting to address project design topics will be held at a later date.

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Township seeks applicants for part-time electrical inspectors and DPW accounting interns

The Shelby Township Human Resources Department is seeking applicants for a part-time electrical inspector within the township.

In the Building Department, the township is seeking a part-time electrical inspector, and it is collecting applications until Nov. 30, 2018. Applicants for this positions must be registered with the State of Michigan, have a valid driver's license and related work experience. The hourly pay rate for this position is $29.14, no benefits.

Click here for more information or to apply

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Free Electronics Recycling Jan. 26
The Shelby Township Solid Waste and Recycling Committee (SWRC) and GreenTech Recyclers are proud to offer the popular Electronics Recycling event, free of charge, to residents throughout metro Detroit.

Collections run quarterly with the first event of 2019 takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 26 on the township’s campus at 52700 Van Dyke Ave.
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24/7 secure medication disposal available at STPD

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.

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Feb. 20, 2018 Board of Trustees meeting

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

Simple Recycling program offers recycling options

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.

If you need additional bags, call 866-835-5068, visit, or email Read More...
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Michigan Public Service Commission Smart Meter Report

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:

"Smart meter" opt-out report from the May 15, 2013 Michigan Public Service Commission meeting 


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,