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Accepting Applications for Township Treasurer

Commerce Township is now accepting applications for Township Treasurer. Applications must be submitted by November 17, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Please click here for more information. 

Fall 2014 Senior Newsletter

The Fall 2014 edition of the Richardson Review - the newsletter for the Richardson Community Senior Center is now available. Click here to download/read/print it today!

You can contact the Richarson Community Senior Center at 248-926-0063 if you have any questions (M-F, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM)

Construction Soon at Union Lake Road and Bywater Street

Construction will soon be underway for the Bywater Street Samitary Sewer Extension Project. Construction should begin around October 13th and be completed by mind-December. Please click here for more information. 

Outrun Hunger Charity 5K Fun Run/Race

The Outrun Hungerannual Outrun Hunger Charity 5K Fun Run/Race will be Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Please visit www.outrunhunger.org for more details, including registration information.

Tornado Siren Schedule - 2014

Oakland County Tornado Siren testing resumes Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 1 PM. For more information (including the entire 2014 schedule), visit the Oakland County Homeland Security website.

Parks and Recreation Master Plan 2014-2018

The Commerce Township Parks and Recreation Master Plan for 2014-2018 DRAFT is now available for preview. It is available from the following links (the plan is in two parts):

Part 1

Part 2

Month or more behind in your mortgage or know someone who is?

Help is available NOW to keep most families in their homes. 

Contact Oakland County’s Community & Home Improvement Division:

Call 248-858-1891 for a confidential appointment. 

There is no charge or fee for this service.

Oakland County certified housing counselors will find the right solution for your individual circumstances.

See how they have helped residents already:

           A family from Rochester fell behind on their housing payments due to job loss and received $20,000 to bring their mortgage and property taxes up to date. 

Byers Homestead Video

Ever wonder about Historical Byer's Homestead? Watch this short video about the history and what it has to offer. For more information, visit the Friends of Byers website.

Do you need health care coverage?

Are you an Oakland County resident between the ages of 19 and 64 who has been denied Medicaid or Medicare? If so, you may qualify for healthcare coverage through Oakland Primary Healthcare Network – a not-for-profit organization. Please contact our office for more information: 248-545-9355 / www.oaklandhealthplan.com

Remember, you can save water!

Did you know that individually we use about 77 gallons of water each day? In spite of the dry summer we are having, it’s important to remember that overwatering our lawns can easily carry pollution to the storm drains and then to our lakes and streams. By using less water on our lawns we can help prevent some of this pollution. And remember, saving water also saves money!

Here are some simple steps you can take to use less water to maintain a healthy lawn and help keep our water clean. Give them a try. A few simple changes can make a big difference!