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Public Notices

Thanksgiving Week Garbage

For Thanksgiving week only, if your garbage and recycling is normally picked up on Wednesday, it will stay on Wednesday.  For the residents who have garbage and recycling pickup on Thursday, it will be picked up on Friday.  Please make sure your garbage and recycling is out by 6:30 AM.

Please call the Township at 249-1448 with any questions.

Posted on 17 Nov 2017
Planning Commission Packet
Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, anything considered for the Planning Commission meeting packet should be submitted by noon on Friday, November 17th.
Posted on 16 Nov 2017
Township Manager Position
The Charter Township of Chocolay in Marquette County, Michigan is seeking an individual to fill the position of Township Manager. At the direction of the Township Board, the Township Manager provides management of the overall function of Township operations. The Manager administers the annual budget and prepares contracts. This position exercises general supervision over all departments and direct supervision over support staff.
Posted on 15 Nov 2017
2017 General Election Results
The results for the 2017 Chocolay Township General Election can be viewed here
Posted on 13 Nov 2017
Planning Commission Meeting
The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, November 20th, has been rescheduled for Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Township Hall.
Posted on 13 Nov 2017
Zoning Board of Appeals
The Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 16th has been CANCELLED.
Posted on 10 Nov 2017
Food Donations
There will be a Can and Non-Perishable Food Collection box located in the Chocolay Township office. Items will be collect thru December 17th. All items collected will be divided between the Salvation Army and St. Vincent DePaul Societies of Marquette.
Posted on 06 Nov 2017
Toys for Tots Dropoff
The Chocolay Township Office will be having a Toys for Tots drop box. We ask that donated toys be new. The drop box is available until December 20th, 2017.
Posted on 06 Nov 2017
Road Millage Information
On November 7, 2017 Chocolay Township voters approved a new millage to be collected in 2018 to fund the maintenance of secondary County roads within the Township.  The attached provides a list prepared by GEI Consulting Engineers evaluating the condition of streets within the Township, identifying the most effective type of repair and cost, and prioritizing the list of repairs needed based on present condition, threats to public safety, cost of repair, estimated traffic volumes, and coordination with other planned projects.
Posted on 31 Oct 2017
2018 Proposed Budget
The 2018 Proposed Budget has been set. To review, click here.
Posted on 20 Oct 2017
Board of Review

Chocolay Township is currently seeking applicants for our 2018 Board of Review. The Board of Review consists of three residents of the township, who review protests of property valuations filed by individual taxpayers. A Board of Review member must be a qualified elector, land owner, and taxpayer of the Township. The purpose of the Board of Review is to determine that individual properties have been assessed uniformly with other property in their classification.


 

If interested, an application can be obtained here or at the Township Office.

Posted on 17 Oct 2017
Marquette County Landfill Permit
Chocolay Township residents can haul items to the Marquette County Landfill by completing a Hauler's Agreement.  Please come to the Chocolay Township Office to get a permit. A $12.00 monthly user fee will be charged along with a deposit of $40.00 (47.50 per ton). Direct hauling can be a considerable savings for Chocolay residents. For questions please call 249-1448. Credit or debit cards not accepted.
Posted on 12 Jun 2017
Posting of Township Meeting Minutes
By resolution of the Charter Township of Chocolay, the Board has voted to post the minutes of all Regular and Special Meetings in the following locations:

     Chocolay Township Office (bulletin boards)
     5010 US 41 South

     Chocolay Township Website
     www.chocolay.org

     Range Bank - Chocolay Branch
     3031 US 41 South

     Kassel's Korner
     6400 US 41 South

Posted on 16 Dec 2016
Garbage Tag Increase
Effective December 1st, a sheet of garbage tags will increase to $9.50 per sheet.
Posted on 22 Nov 2016
Firefighter Applications
The Charter Township of Chocolay Fire Department is seeking applicants to fill Volunteer Firefighter positions within the department. 

To view requirements for this position, click here.  Click employment application to download the PDF version of the Application of Employment.  An application form can also be obtained at the Chocolay Township office, located at 5010 US 41 South.

Submit the application to the Chocolay Township office, located at 5010 US 41 South, Marquette.

Posted on 21 Apr 2016
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