Supervisor's Blog

New Congressional Voting Districts

By Al Cavasin / September 22, 2021 /

Jackson County Board of Commissioners are holding OPEN MEETINGS to determine the size, shape and configuration of the newly authorized Congressional Voting Districts. EVERY CITIZEN OF THIS COUNTY SHOULD PLAN TO ATTEND AT LEAST ONE OF THESE MEETINGS! 2021 Apportionment Meeting Schedule

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We Need A New Clerk!!!

By Al Cavasin / September 21, 2021 /

CONCORD TOWNSHIP NEEDS A NEW CLERK!             As much as we hate to have to do this, The Administrative Team at Concord Township is seeking a skilled professional to take on the role of Township Clerk.  After more than 3 decades in local government Sheryll Dishaw has decided to hang up her keyboard and call…

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Open County Meetings to Determine $31MM in ARPA Spending!

By Al Cavasin / September 21, 2021 /

  Jackson County Board of Commissioners are holding OPEN MEETINGS to determine how to spend the $31,000,000.00 (THIRTY-ONE MILLION DOLLARS) in American Rescue Plan funding colloquially known as “Biden Bucks” made available through the covid recovery plan. EVERY CITIZEN OF THIS COUNTY SHOULD PLAN TO ATTEND AT LEAST ONE OF THESE MEETINGS!   2021 Apportionment…

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Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees

By Al Cavasin / September 16, 2021 /

THE CONCORD TOWNSHIP BOARD WILL HOLD A SPECIAL MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 AT 5:30 PM IN THE TOWNSHIP OFFICE 121 GROVE STREET, CONCORD TO DISCUSS THE ASSESSING CONTRACT.

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JCDOT Notice of Opportunity for Comments

By Al Cavasin / July 28, 2021 /

I received the following notice of opportunity for public comment on work the good folks at JCDOT are planning for North Concord Road in 2023.  Nothing like planning ahead, eh?  Take a look at it and if you have an opinion, question or suggestion, please email me Supervisor@concordtownshipmi.org.  In other words, like the preacher said:…

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Concord Commercial Corridor

By Al Cavasin / July 21, 2021 /

A couple of years ago, we developed a vision for the future of Concord Township which recognized that we needed growth to survive and prosper, and we need organized growth to keep the peace in the community.  So, as we were developing our Master Plan we included a “Mixed Use” (Commercial and Residential) corridor along…

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Savory Summer Stuff

By Al Cavasin / July 21, 2021 /

Those of us fortunate enough to reside in the budding little metropolis of Concord have much to be grateful for.  Most important (in my mind, anyhow) is the many fresh fruit and vegetable merchants offering produce grown right here in the good earth of Concord Township!  Most of them are open for the season and…

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“All Good Things Must Come to an End” – Chaucer (1374)

By Al Cavasin / June 16, 2021 /

For those of you tenacious (or bored) enough to slog through this article to the end, I’m going to make an important point here.  I’m just going to take a very circuitous route to get to it…   My dad (RIP) was a hard man.  He was a die hard AFL-CIO bricklayer, an Old World,…

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Important Notice ~ REAL ID Mandate!

By Al Cavasin / June 15, 2021 /

Alert! This just in from the folks at Michigan Department of State: Hello.  As you may know, this past spring the federal government extended the deadline for REAL ID to May 3, 2023. When it goes into effect, this federally required standard for identification means anyone who travels by air within the United States will…

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Upcoming Township Meetings

By Al Cavasin / June 15, 2021 /

Just In Case You Want to Know What Goes On Around Here… June 16th, 2021 – 1800 Hrs.  @ Concord Fire Barn June 21st, 2021 – 1730 Hrs.  @ Township Office July 12th, 2021 – 1800 Hrs.  @ Concord Fire Barn

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