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Reminder: Southbound  I - 75 shutdown from Springwells Ave. to Northline Rd. 

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Advertisement for Sealed Bids Surplus Auction

The Township of Grosse Ile is requesting sealed bids for the following surplus equipment. All equipment is sold as is, where is.


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Flushing Program

ATTENTION GROSSE ILE RESIDENTS - We are halfway done with the program (04/13/17).

The Grosse Ile Department of Public Services has begun their Annual Water Main Flushing and Fire Hydrant Inspections.  The program will continue until completed (approximately six to seven weeks). 


"History Lover's Guide to Detroit" - April 21, 2017

The Book Club of Grosse Ile presents author Karin Risko. Join us for an entertaining and informative discussion from author Karin Risko as she presents her book "History Lover's Guide to Detroit" at the Grosse Ile Golf & Country Club on April 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Everyone is welcome. Please reserve your place by contacting Ilona Macek at by April 14, 2017.

Earth Day Celebration - April 22, 2017

Join Grosse Ile Nature & Land Conservancy on April 22nd from 1-4 pm for an Earth Day Celebration to remember.  Centennial Farm Recreation Center (25797 Third St, Grosse Ile) is the place to be and everyone is invited.  Presentations will be made by the Grosse Ile Police, DPS, Waste Water Plant, GI's 1st Michigan Green School (Parke Lane), MSU Native Gardens, and It's Easy Being Green/Yankee Ingenuity.  Learn about medicine collection and disposal, solid waste recycling & water conservation, how the Waste Water Plant works. Kids Activities can have fun participating in a pond water study, test their scent sense, make a pendant, plant a flower, and much more. For more information send an email to or visit

DNR advises caution to prevent spread of oak wilt disease

April 15 marks the beginning of the yearly window when oak wilt can be transmitted from diseased to healthy red oak trees. The normal time-tested advice is to prevent oak wilt by not pruning or otherwise “injuring” oaks from April 15 to July 15”.

 Last year Belle Isle lost over 200 trees to red oak wilt.

 Red Oak trees are a primary tree on the Wildlife Sanctuary Trail and throughout our Open Space properties.  Contact Roger Mech (810-229-4155) or go to for more information.


Dump the Junk, Find a Treasure Event

The Open Space / Greenways Committee will be sponsoring a Spring “Dump the Junk / Find a Treasure” event at the DPS yard located at 8555 Groh Road. 

The following are the dates and times: Saturday, May 20th and Sunday, May 21st  from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. 




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Reserve Police Officer Openings

“The Grosse Ile Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Reserve Police Officer.  This is a volunteer position serving under the direction of the Chief of Police, and the officers of the police department.  Some duties include;  Crowd control and traffic direction at parades, festivals, and school events, as well as community wide functions such as fun runs, and biathlon competitions.



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Cutting Fallen Trees

Individuals may cut downed trees at the Open Space location on East River Road South of Manchester.
Individuals wishing to cut downed trees my complete a form by contacting Margie Cape at the Township Office. This form is good for one year. Individuals must have the form on their person while cutting of Township property.
Cutting may occur between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Greenways Open Space Committee


I-75 Rouge River Bridge Replacement and Road Repair

What Is Being Done?

The Michigan Department of Transportation

(MDOT) is improving three large bridges,

13 smaller bridges, and repairing the road

surface along I-75.


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Grosse Ile Township News briefs

RV's, Boats and Trailers Advisory Notice

Township Ordinances prohibit the storage of boats, trailers and recreational vehicles in the front yard. The applicable Ordinances #285-3.3B (4B) and #285-3.3B (4A-1), require that they be located in  the side or rear yards.  Please note: Waterfront properties do not have a rear yard. They have a street front yard and a waterfront yard. Also, corner lots have 2 front yards. For more information please contact Tony Gray at 676-4422 x 240.

Code Red Notification

Please take a moment to fill in the appropriate information below to be notified by your local emergency response team in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Examples include: evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil water notices, and missing child reports.

Local Ordinance Education -

 Grosse Ile Township Local Ordinance - 20-3 [Amended 6-13-2005 by Ord. No. 05-06] No person keeping or harboring any dog or other animal shall permit the same to run at large.
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Grosse Ile named safest midsized city in Michigan by consumer report

Grosse Ile has been named the safest midsized city in Michigan, according to a new consumer report.
Analysts at ValuePenguin, a research group, used FBI crime statistics to discover that Grosse Ile Township was the safest midsized city.


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Code Enforcement Notice

Under Chapter 285 – 19.17 of the Grosse Ile Municipal Code, temporary structures cannot be used as an assessory building or structure and are prohibited.
Tony Gray
Grosse Ile Township Ordinance Officer