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In accordance with Public Act 252 of 2014, the City, Village, Township Revenue Sharing Incentive Program, a Certification of Accountability and Transparency, a Citizen’s Guide, Performance Dashboard, Debt Service Report and Projected Budget Report for Frenchtown Charter Township are available for public viewing and inspection during regular business hours at the Office of the Frenchtown Charter Township Clerk at 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, Michigan.

2019 RECYCLING Schedule and Section Map are available for review on the Clerk's page.

Meeting Schedule

Township Board

2nd Tuesday... 3:00 P.M.
3rd Tuesday... 10:00 A.M.
4th Tuesday... 7:00 P.M.

Planning Commission

3rd Thursday... 7:00 P.M.

Zoning Board of Appeals

2nd Wednesday... 7:00 P.M.

Resort District Authority

2nd Wednesday... 3:00 P.M.

The above listed meetings are held at the Frenchtown Charter Township Hall, 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe County, Michigan.

Recreation Commission

1st Tuesday in February, April, June, August, October & December... 6:00 P.M.

Frenchtown Center for Active Adults

4th Thursday... 10:00 A.M.

The Recreation Commission and Senior Citizen meetings are held at the Frenchtown Recreation Center, 2786 Vivian Road.

Frenchtown Township Library Board

01/14/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Frenchtown/Dixie Branch

03/11/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Robert Vivian Memorial Branch

05/13/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Blue Bush Road Branch

07/08/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Frenchtown/Dixie Branch

09/09/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Robert Vivian Memorial Branch

11/11/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Blue Bush Road Library

The Library Board meeting locations are as noted below each date.

Meeting minutes are available through the Township Clerk's Office, 2744 Vivian Road, except Resort District Authority minutes which are kept at the Resort District Office, 2979 Nadeau Road.

Weekly Yard Waste Collection Dates are as follows: Monday, April 1, 2019 to Friday, November 29, 2019.

Please review the updated Qualified Recycling Products flyer, click on the Clerk's Tab. There have been major changes to what can be accepted.

Frenchtown Charter Township Hall is located at 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, MI 48162. NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS are Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Drop box payments are processed as if received on the following business day.

Frenchtown Charter Township History

Frenchtown Township

The French settled here 1780-1795 in long, narrow farms along the River Raisin and Swan Creek. The Americans wrested the territory from the British in 1796 as part of Wayne County, its status until 1805. When reorganized again in 1827, the Township extended from the Huron River to the River Raisin, from Lake Erie to Raisinville Township.
Later Ash Township, the City of Monroe, and Berlin Township were created from it. The present boundaries were established in 1867. The previous Townhall, built in 1900, is now the adjacent library branch. A new Townhall was dedicated in 1973 and then expanded in 2000 to accommodate a growing Township.

Frenchtown Township Board Members

  • James McDevitt, Supervisor
  • Mark J. Baker, Clerk
  • Julie Ellison, Treasurer
  • Al VanWashenova, Trustee
  • Hedwig Kaufman, Trustee
  • Jack Lindquist, Trustee
  • Kraig A. Yoas, Trustee

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