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Important Announcements

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FROM THE ST CLAIR COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION

Snow Removal

 

Piling snow along the road and shoulder and/or pushing snow across the road obstructs the vision of motorists and is in direct violation of Public Act 82 of 1978.  The act states:

 

            257.677a Snow, ice, or slush; deposit on roads

                        Sec. 677a.  (1) As used in this section:

                        (a) “Person” shall not include the state or a political subdivision of the state or

                        an employee of the state or a political subdivision of the state operating within

                        the scope of his duties.

                        (b) “Safety vision” means an unobstructed line of sight enabling a driver to

                        travel upon, enter, or exit a roadway in a safe manner.

 

(2)A person shall not remove or cause to be removed snow, ice or slush

                                  to onto or across a road way of the shoulder of the roadway in a manner which 

                                  obstructs the safety vision of the driver of a motor vehicle other than off-road 

                                  vehicles.

(3) A person shall not deposit, or cause to be deposited, snow, ice, or

                                   slush onto or across a roadway or the shoulder of the roadway in a

                                   manner  which obstructs the safety vision of the driver of a motor   

                                   vehicle.

(4) A person shall not deposit, or cause to be deposited snow, ice or slush on any

     roadway or highway.

 

Violators may leave themselves open to fines and lawsuits for public liability and property damage.

 

It is in the best interests of all that the snow be pushed away from the road and piled along the sides at a driveway for its entire length.  Businesses should make arrangements ahead of time to remove snow from their drives and entrances, and in some cases it may become necessary to truck snow away from parking facilities.  All property owners and persons hired to remove snow are responsible for maintaining safe traffic conditions and preventing careless snow removal.

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IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

DUE TO COVID-19 INCREASING IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY, PROCEDURES MUST BE FOLLOWED FOR YOUR SAFETY AS WELL AS OUR EMPLOYEES & THEIR FAMILIES!

‘IN PERSON’ SERVICE IN OUR COTTRELLVILLE TOWNSHIP OFFICE IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. 

PLEASE CALL (810)765-4730 AND THEN THE APPROPRIATE EXTENSION FOR YOUR BUSINESS NEED. CALLS AND/OR APPOINTMENTS ARE NEEDED FOR BUILDING PERMITS, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING OR MECHANICAL PERMITS, THE ASSESSOR, CLERK, TREASURER OR THE SUPERVISOR, AS WE ARE LIMITING EXPOSURE TO WALK-IN TRAFFIC. PLEASE CALL DURING OFFICE HOURS OR LEAVE YOUR VOICE MAIL MESSAGE ON THE PERSON’S EXTENSION YOU ARE SEEKING OR ON THE SUPERVISOR’S EXTENSION 105. I WILL HAVE THAT OFFICE CALL YOU BACK IN 24 HOURS.

OUR HOURS ARE:

       MONDAY               9 A.M. TO 5 P.M.

                                 TUESDAY              9 A.M. TO NOON

                                 WEDNESDAY        9 A.M. TO NOON

                                 THURSDAY           9 A.M. TO NOON

                                 FRIDAY                 C L O S E D

 

WHEN MAKING PAYMENTS OR DROPPING OFF PAPERWORK, PLEASE CONTINUE TO USE THE TWO LOCKED DROP BOXES; EITHER BY THE DRIVE-THRU BOX WHEN WE ARE CLOSED OR AT THE ENTRANCE DOOR PORCH DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS. THEY ARE CHECKED FREQUENTLY THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

IF YOU PUT CASH IN THE BOX, AND IT IS NOT THE CORRECT CHANGE, A CREDIT WILL BE ISSUED ON YOUR NEXT WATER BILL.  TAX PAYMENTS MUST BE THE EXACT CHANGE IF PAID IN CASH.  YOUR CANCELED CHECK IS YOUR RECEIPT AND NO ‘PAID STAMPS’ WILL BE GIVEN OUT. INSTRUCTIONS FOR GOING ON LINE FOR THIS PURPOSE IS ON THE BACK OF YOUR TAX BILL.  NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT AND A MASK. 

PLEASE FOLLOW THESE PROCEDURES AND HELP US HELP YOU STAY SAFE!

Mary Agnes Simons, Supervisor

COTTRELLVILLE  TOWNSHIP

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ANNOUNCING A NEW WAY TO PAY YOUR TAXES!

The Deputy Treasurer is excited to announce a new, easy and convenient way to pay your taxes without added fees!

Keep your eye out as a form will be included with this years’ tax bill set to arrive December 1st to sign up to make your tax payment by ACH/electronic check (or click the link below to download the form).

This is a form for a one time authorization for making your tax payment and you can choose the month for the withdrawal to take place and also mid-month or end month time frame. The form can be mailed, emailed, faxed or information can be taken over the phone if necessary.

This service is highly recommended and free and aimed to help keep everyone safe during this global pandemic!

Questions? Please contact the Deputy Treasurer, Nicole Hart at 810-765-4730 extension 102 or by email at deptreasurer@cott-township.org

Download the Tax Payment ACH Form Here

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