Leelanau County
Bingham Township
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BINGHAM TOWNSHIP OFFICE

The Bingham Township Office is currently closed to the public due to Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-21 issued on Monday, March 23, 2020, although township officials are conducting essential township business by telephone and email.

Township Office: 231-922-6767

Township Directory

Zoning: 231-271-2722 ext. 3. (Regular Office Hours Suspended)

Township Supervisor: 231-946-4672


2020 Township Board Meeting Schedule

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 Township Board Meeting April 20, 2020 via Video & Audio Conferencing

Meeting Notice

In accordance with the State of Michigan Executive Order, the BinghamTownship Board will conduct their April 20, 2020 Board Meeting by audio & video conferencing at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2020.

There will be opportunities for Public Comment by video and telephone as described below.

How to participate in this meeting by video/computer:

1. The Board Meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2020.

2. This meeting is being facilitated through Zoom.com.

     To join the Zoom Meeting go to:  https://us04web.zoom.us/j/280972703?pwd=MzFPNUJZRmZPb0NhMENrMmlwZXF1Zz09

3. Enter Access Code Meeting ID: 280 972 703 when prompted.

4. Enter Password: 295217 when prompted.

5. The Supervisor will advise meeting participants of the proper time for Public Comment.

How to participate in this meeting by telephone:

1. The Board Meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2020.

2. This meeting is being facilitated through Zoom.com. To join this meeting dial  1-312-626-6799.

3. Enter Meeting Number 280972703# when prompted.

4. You do not need a Participant Number.

5. The Supervisor will advise meeting participants of the proper time for Public Comment.

Please contact the Township Clerk at (231) 922-6767 or Supervisor at (231) 946-4672 with any questions about this meeting.

If you are disabled and require assistance to participate in this meeting please contact the Township Clerk at (231) 922-6767.


                                                                            


2K Farms Winery & Cidery Special Events Public Hearing

The Bingham Township Planning Commission conducted a Public Hearing on an Application to amend the 2K Farms Special Use Permit to allow Special Events & Activities at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bingham Township Hall, 7171 S. Center Highway, Traverse City, MI  49684.

The Public Hearing was scheduled to be continued at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2020, however, the State of Michigan Executive Order prevents public gatherings at this time. Therefore, the Public Hearing will be continued no earlier than 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2020.

2K Farms Public Notice and Application


DRAFT SHORT TERM RENTAL ORDINANCE

At their October 21, 2019 Township Board Meeting, the Bingham Township Board conducted a Public Hearing on a proposed ordinance to regulate Short-Term Rentals in Bingham Township. There was no decision made at this Hearing.

Further discussion will be held at a later date. The Board is forming a committee of Board Members to review the draft ordinance and comments received from the public, and make a recommendation back to the full Board.

Due to recent Emergency Executive Orders that affect public meetings, there will not be further discussion at the Board level until a later date to be determined.

Here is the draft short term rental ordinance being reviewed:

Draft Short Term Rental Ordinance for Public Hearing

Public Hearing Notice


November 2019 Bingham Township Newsletter

Click here to read the November 2019 Bingham Township Newsletter.


TOWNSHIP BOARD ANNUAL MEETING & BUDGET HEARING

The 2020 Bingham Township Board Annual Meeting and Budget Hearing will be held on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bingham Township Hall, 7171 S. Center Highway, Traverse City, MI  49682.

More Details to Follow


BINGHAM TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF ORDINANCE ADOPTION

Please take notice that the Bingham Township Board of Trustees at a regular meeting on February 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Bingham Township Hall, Traverse City, Michigan, adopted Ordinance No. 190218-01, the Bingham Township Prohibition of Recreational Marihuana Establishments Ordinance.

Official Notice of Ordinance Adoption

Ordinance 190218-01


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The Michigan Public Services Commission provides for a cable television complaint resolution process for customers who are unable to resolve their cable television complaints with their provider. Learn more at this link.

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The Leelanau Conservation District offers free services through the Forestry Assistance Program with Forester Kama Ross.  She is available both in-office and will visit your sight if needed. She can:

  • identify forest diseases and insects and their control options
  • advise on the selection and planting of trees and shrubs to meet your needs
  • inform you on the forestry property tax incentive programs
  • offer recommendations for improving woodlots

To find out more, contact Kama at the Leelanau Conservation District office, 231.256-9783, extension 15, or email kama.ross@macd.org

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The Parks Committee is welcoming new members. If you are interested in joining a group of dedicated, hand-on park lovers click here for more information and then call the office with your name and contact information.

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Low interest home improvement loans are available from Leelanau County for those who qualify. Call 231-256-9812 or email housing@co.leelanau.mi.us for details.

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FOIA REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING

to the Clerk at 7171 S. Center Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684



Bingham Township News
by Steve Patmore
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April 20, 2020