Leelanau County
Leelanau Township
LEELANAU TOWNSHIP
P.O. BOX 338 119 E NAGONABA ST.
NORTHPORT, MI 49670
tx (231) 386-5138
fx (231) 386-7909

Our Township Vision Statement is: "Serving to Improve Tomorrow"; our core values are: accountable, servant, honest, objective, stewardship.

Leelanau Township Library Closed
The Leelanau Township Library is closed until further notice in compliance with an Executive Order issued by Governor Whitmer on March 16, 2020
Leelanau Township Offices
The Leelanau Township Offices are closed to the Public at this time due to Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-21 issued on Monday, March 23, 2020, although township officials are conducting business by telephone and email.
Please call or email the township with any questions.

LEELANAU TOWNSHIP ANNUAL MEETING

The Leelanau Township Annual Meeting of Electors scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2020 has been Cancelled.

NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING/BUDGET HEARING - AUDIO/TELEPHONE

In accordance with the State of Michigan Executive Order, the Leelanau Township Board will conduct a Special Board Meeting by telecommunication at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, March 28, 2020 for purposes of conducting the required Budget Hearing on the 2020-21 Fiscal Year Budget.

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

The Agenda will include:

  • Open the meeting, roll call, notation of quorum, Approval of Agenda.
  • Public Hearing on 2020-21 Budget.
  • Action to adopt the 2020-21 Budget.
  • Appointment of a new Librarian.
  • Approval of township bills for the month of March.

Note: Salaries for the Board (increases for at-large Trustees and the Treasurer, no change for the Clerk and Supervisor) have been approved by Resolution at the February Board Meeting and do not require action in lieu of the annual meeting. Citizens have the right of referendum within 30 days of the budget hearing.

Copies of the proposed budget are available through the Township Clerk, or by clicking this link: Proposed 2020-21 Budget

How to participate in this meeting by telephone:

1. The Board Meeting starts at 12:00 noon on Saturday, March 28, 2020. You may call in starting at 11:45 a.m.

2. Call 1-872-240-3212 (This meeting is being facilitated through gotomeeting.com)

3. Enter Access Code 148-178-709 when prompted.

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

Please contact the Supervisor or Clerk at (231) 386-5138 with any questions about this meeting.



DRAFT SHORT TERM RENTAL ORDINANCE

The Leelanau Township Board is considering the adoption of a Short Term Rental Ordinance.

The township board will be discussing a draft ordinance at a future board meeting.

Here is the January 30, 2020 Draft Short Term Rental Ordinance that is being discussed:   Draft STR Ordinance 01-30-2020



NOTICE OF ORDINANCE ADOPTION

Please take notice that the Leelanau Township Board of Trustees at a regular meeting on February 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Leelanau Township Hall, Northport, Michigan, adopted Ordinance No. 1 of 2019, the Leelanau Township Prohibition of Recreational Marihuana Establishments Ordinance.

The following is a synopsis of Leelanau Township Ordinance No. 1 of 2019:

An ordinance to provide a title for the ordinance; to define words; to prohibit marihuana establishments within the boundaries of Leelanau Township pursuant to Initiated Law 1 of 2018, MCL 333.27951,  et seq., as may be amended; to provide penalties for violation of this ordinance; to provide for severability; to repeal all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict therewith; and to provide an effective date.

This Ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after publication in a newspaper of general circulation within the township.

The complete Ordinance is available here, or can be reviewed during normal office hours at the Leelanau Township Office.

Deb Van Pelt

Leelanau Township Clerk


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