Supervisor's Blog

NOTICE OF ELECTION REGISTRATION 8/4/20

By Al Cavasin / June 30, 2020 /

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE ELECTION

TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY

AUGUST 4, 2020

CONCORD TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN

TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF CONCORD TOWNSHIP:

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of Concord Township who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the Township Clerk; the office of the County Clerk; a Secretary of State branch office, or other designated state agency.  Registration forms can be obtained at mi.gov/vote and mailed to the Township Clerk.  Voters who are already registered may update their registration at www.expressSOS.com.

The last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk is Monday, July 20, 2020.

After this date, anyone who qualifies as an elector may register to vote in person with proof of residency (MCL 168.492) at the Concord Township Clerk’s office, located at 121 Grove Street, Concord, Michigan 49237 at the following times:

  • Regular business hours: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00 am to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 1st from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Election Day, Tuesday, August 4th from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sample ballots may be obtained at the Concord Township Clerk’s Office, 121 Grove Street, Concord, Michigan 49237, telephone: 517-524-6804.  A sample ballot may be viewed at mi.gov/vote.

Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the clerk’s office.

Sheryll A. Dishaw

Concord Township Clerk.

At LAST!! Some Treatment For Our Road Rash!

By Al Cavasin / June 30, 2020 /

  Well, Folks, You may be happy to know that we have finally hammered out an agreement JCDOT to address some of our most serious driveability issues in the Township.  Working closely with Jim Cole at JCDOT we identified our gravel roads as the most seriously in need of attention here in Concord. With a…

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The View From The Cheap Seats

By Al Cavasin / June 17, 2020 /

Couple of things I need to touch here on the Gemini Cancer cusp, and I’m going to lay them out in order of priority. Our businesses are reopening.  After a months long forced closure, those organizations who have survived are now trying to re-enter the marketplace and re-establish their customer bases and business practices.  It…

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Remember When TV Was FREE?

By Al Cavasin / June 17, 2020 /

I don’t think it was all that long ago when The only things you needed to watch TV were the TV itself and maybe an antenna of some sort.  Your channel choices were largely limited only by your location and choice of receiving gear, sit-coms were funny, news was, my brothers and I were the…

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Campgrounds, Parks & Recreation Facilities, Golf! It Must Be Summer!!!

By Al Cavasin / June 17, 2020 /

Many of our residents have inquired as to when our recreational facilities will reopen.  Well!  Here is an update for you provided by our recently appointed County Commissioner, Earl Poleski.  This comes by way of our Assistant  Parks & Rec. Director, Kyle Lewis.  Right, as it were, from the horse’s mouth! TO:                  Jackson County…

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The View From The Cheap Seats

By Al Cavasin / May 20, 2020 /

Hello, Concord! Here we are pretty much halfway through the year but it sure doesn’t feel like it, does it?  If it weren’t for all the recently completed home repair, cleaning and construction projects I’d say so far it’s been a wash.  Fortunately, I think all of us have used this time to our advantage…

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Doin’ a Little Roadwork!

By Al Cavasin / May 13, 2020 /

On the way into the office yesterday, driving West on Cornell Rd. to avoid the still-to-be-rebuilt bridge, I happened across several happy guys liberally applying hot patch bandages to our ailing road!  In addition to thanking them for the attention to our asphalt and complementing them on their workmanship, I took a minute to catch…

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Board of Trustees Meeting Via ZOOM!!! 5/11/20

By Al Cavasin / May 6, 2020 /

Monday, May 11th @ 1800 (6:00 PM for you non military types) Concord Township will attempt to host our Township Board of Trustees’ meeting by ZOOM. You will need an invitation to the meeting if you desire to attend, and a computer with a camera and speakers if you wish to comment. All Township residents…

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Better Days Ahead!

By Al Cavasin / April 25, 2020 /

Wednesday, 4/22/20 was probably the best day I’ve had during my tenure as Supervisor of this budding little metropolis and there have been some really good days in the last 4 years.  I thought of sharing the news with all of you then, but restrained myself until I had a chance to satisfy myself that…

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Slate of Candidates for Concord Township Office as of 5/15/2020

By Al Cavasin / April 15, 2020 /

Here’s the current list of Candidates and the Township Offices they are running for in Concord: Should YOUR name be on this list? Al Cavasin, Supervisor Sheryll Dishaw, Clerk Judy Clark, Treasurer   Kevin Bohl, Trustee Guthrie Colburn, Trustee

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A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum…

By Al Cavasin / April 15, 2020 /

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM! Would that it had turned out as funny as the Zero Mostel movie by the same name… Late last week I needed to take a ride into Jackson for some supplies, and because the Cornell Rd., bridge has been condemned, I went via the Mann-to-Behling-to-Albion…

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