Seniors enjoying a get together in the Township hall
Voce Creek Recreation Area
Gentz Sod Farm Now Open
The Gentz Sod Farm, located at 264 Little Lake Road, is now open for the season. As a convenience to the residents of Chocolay Township, they provide a site at NO COST for disposal of grass clippings, leaves, and pine needles ONLY.
Please be considerate of the service that is offered to Chocolay Township residents and only dispose of the proper materials.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Township office at 249-1448.
Posted on 17 Apr 2015
Invitation to Bid - Solid Waste Collection Services
INVITATION TO BID
The Charter Township of Chocolay, Marquette County, Michigan will receive sealed bids for:
Bids will be due and publicly opened on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 3:00 PM local time. Location of the opening will be at Chocolay Township Municipal Office, 5010 U.S. 41 South, Marquette, MI 49855. Bids must be in sealed envelopes clearly identifying the bid title. No fax or electronic bids will be accepted. Bid specs can be requested by calling the Township Office at 906-249-1448, fax request to 906-249-1313, or here.
Submit completed bids to:
Charter Township of Chocolay
ATTN: Brad Johnson
5010 U.S. 41 South
Marquette, Ml 49855
Chocolay Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids that are not in the best interest of the Township.
Posted on 16 Apr 2015
The Planning Commission will be meeting on Monday, April 20 at 7:00 PM in the Township Hall, 5010 US 41 South. This month's presentation topic will be "Land Use Classifications".
Posted on 15 Apr 2015
Zoning Board of Appeals - Public Hearing
The Chocolay Zoning Board of Appeals will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Chocolay Township Hall at 5010 US Highway 41 South, beginning at 7:00 PM to receive public comment on the following application:
Application #15-01 - Laurie Freeman and Sally Halvorson request a variance from Section 8.1 Off-Street Parking Requirements to include 6 fewer parking spaces than required for this proposed retail use.
The Chocolay Township Board of Trustees meeting normally scheduled for Wednesday, May 6 has been rescheduled to Monday, May 4, 2015 at 5:00 PM at the Chocolay Township Hall.
Posted on 03 Apr 2015
Weight Restrictions on Seasonal Roads
The Marquette County Road Commission will impose and enforce seasonal load and speed restrictions on all roads and streets under its jurisdiction beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Friday March 13, 2015. Restrictions apply to all motorized vehicles and loads. Normal legal loads are permitted on all roads designated as "All Season".
Weight restriction information and updates may be obtained by calling the Marquette County Road Commission at 486-4491 ext.2. Historically, the Marquette County Road Commission has placed weight restrictions on all roads in mid-March and with removal in mid-May. Loads will be reduced to 65% of a normal legal load when weight restrictions are in place.
Posted on 16 Mar 2015
Public Comment and Public Hearing on 2015 Draft Master Plan
A public comment period is now open for the Charter Township of Chocolay draft Master Plan 2015 Edition. This in an update to the current plan that was adopted in 2005. The draft is available for review at the Township Hall Mon – Fri 8 am – 5 pm and on our webpage. Comments can be mailed to Kelly Drake Woodward, Planning Director, 5010 U.S. 41 South, Marquette, MI 49855, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or can presented at the public hearing. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the draft Master Plan on Monday, May 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm at Township Hall at the above address.
The 2014 Annual Report is now available by going to "Township Reporting" on the left side of the web page, or by clicking on Annual Report.
Posted on 06 Feb 2015
Garbage Tag Increase
Effective Monday, December 1, 2014 the price for a sheet of garbage tags (5 tags) will increase from $8.50 to $9.00.
This price increase is to cover the anticipated increases in landfill and contract hauler prices in 2015.
Tags may be purchased at the following Harvey locations: Chocolay Township Hall, Snyder Drug, Cherry Creek Market, Kassel's Korner, Holiday Gas Station, Krist Oil, Marquette Community Federal Credit Union.
Posted on 14 Nov 2014
Chocolay Senior Drop In Center
The Chocolay Senior Center meets every Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM at the Township Hall. There are plenty of fun things happening - plan on stopping by to see what they have to offer. All seniors are encouraged to attend!!