Ellington Township

A township of Michigan

Ellington Township is located in Tuscola County in what is known as the Thumb of Michigan. It sits on the northeastern outskirts of the city of Caro, Michigan, which is also the seat of Tuscola County. Ellington township is located between Caro and Cass City.

The township is 35.6 square miles of mostly residential, farmland, and state gaming area. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 1,332.

 

Notices:

♦ NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the next Regular Ellington Township Planning Commission will be rescheduled for June 22nd, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ellington Township Hall, 2791 East Caro Rd, Caro, MI.

♦ NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Ellington Township Planning Commission will be held on May 26, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ellington Township Hall, 2791 East Caro Rd, Caro, MI.

 At this meeting, the Planning Commission will consider and hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Township Zoning Ordinance ("Zoning Ordinance"), which regulate solar energy systems in the Township.  The proposed amendments would, among other things, update terminology associated with solar energy systems and amend the requirements for solar energy systems. 

The Planning Commission is receiving written comments concerning the proposed amendments.  Comments must be received by the Township prior to the start of the public hearing. A complete copy of the proposed amendments is available at the Township Hall. (A Link to the proposed changes.)

This notice is posted in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72a (2) (3) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and published in compliance with the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, 2006 P.A. 110.

Ellington Township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon seven (7) days’ notice to Ellington Township by writing or calling the Township Clerk below.

SUZY ROCKWELL, Clerk

Ellington Township Hall

2791 East Caro Rd

Caro, MI

Phone: (989) 673-8009

♦ NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a PC special meeting is scheduled for May 5th, 2021, at 7:30pm for the Ellington Township PC Board. The special meeting will address the proposed amendments to the definitions portion of the current Ordinance and proposed Solar Ordinance. It will be held at the Ellington Township Hall located at 2791 East Caro Road. This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meetings Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a PC special meeting is scheduled for April 27th, 2021, at 7:30pm for the Ellington Township PC Board. The special meeting will address the proposed amendments to the definitions portion of the current Ordinance and proposed Solar Ordinance. It will be held at the Ellington Township Hall located at 2791 East Caro Road. This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meetings Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Ellington Board of Trustee annual meeting is scheduled for March 27, 2021, at 10:30 am. Meeting will be held at the Ellington Township Hall located at 2791 East Caro Road. This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meetings Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at its meeting on March 9, 2021, the Township Board for the Township of Ellington approved a Resolution To Extend Moratorium On The Issuance Of Permits, Licenses, Or Approvals For, Or For Any Construction Of, Large Solar Energy Facilities which extends, for an additional six (6) months or until such time as Large Solar Energy Facility regulatory amendments to the Township's Zoning Ordinance become effective, whichever occurs first, the moratorium on the issuance of any and all permits, licenses, or approvals for any property subject to or under the jurisdiction of the Township's Zoning Ordinance for the establishment or use of Large Solar Energy Facilities. A true copy of the Ordinance is available at Township Hall, 2791 East Caro Rd, Caro, MI 48723, during regular business hours or by appointment.

♦ NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Ellington Township Board during the regular board meeting on February 9th, 2021 passed resolutions for changes in Township Officer's Salary. This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meetings Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

♦ NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Ellington Board of Review organizational meeting is scheduled for March 2, 2021, at 6:00pm. Public meetings will be held on March 8, 2021, at 3pm-9pm; and March 9th, 2021, at 9am-3pm.   The Board of Review will meet to hear questions, protests, and equalize the 2021 assessments. Appointments are strongly encouraged. Please contact Susan Jensen at 989-871-5649 or email to ellingtonassessor@gmail.com to schedule your appointment time.  Taxpayers are also able to protest by letter (MUST be on Michigan Dept of Treasury Form 618) and mailed to 4243 Barnes Rd, Millington MI  48746 or emailed to ellingtonassessor@gmail.com.  Letter protests MUST be received by March 6th in order to be considered.
The tentative ratios and multipliers for Ellington are:
Agricultural ratio: 48.09, multiplier: 1.0397
Commercial ratio: 49.23, multiplier 1.0156
Residential ratio: 51.27, multiplier .9752
This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meetings Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Ellington Board of Trustees regular meeting scheduled for January 12, 2021 is rescheduled for January 19, 2021.   Meeting will be held at the Ellington Township Hall located at 2791 East Caro Road at 7:30 pm. This notice is posted in compliance with the Open Meetings Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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