East Bay Charter Township is located in the northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula nestled among many inland lakes inside Grand Traverse County. Our township is a mix of rolling farmland, forests and Lake Michigan beach front. East Bay is an exciting and growing community with a unique blend of commercial and residential development.
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THE PLAY AREA AT GRACE MACDONALD PARK IS CLOSED AS OF SEPT. 25TH AND THROUGH OCTOBER 30 2014 DUE TO CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT
NEW PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT AT GRACE MACDONALD PARK
Our Parks Commission wants you to know the playground project at Grace Macdonald Park is set to begin. Removal of existing equipment will begin Thursday September 25, 2014. The new equipment, purchased through an exciting partnership with Carters Kids is on it's way. Installation is scheduled for the end of October. They are trying to get about 30 volunteers to help with the construction. Anyone wanting to help, please contact the folks listed below to confirm the date and time and how many folks they have or still need. Click here for more information.
Mindy Walters 231-933-7251
Butch Strait 231-590-4352
The Traverse Area Transportation and Land Use Study (TC-TALUS)
has completed the Vision 2035 plan.
Click here to view it.
FIREWORKS ORDINANCE IN EFFECT!!
The State of Michigan regulates fireworks which CAN be discharged the day preceding, the day of, and the day after legal holidays. On these three days fireworks can NOT be discharged from 1:00 am to 8:00 am. If you wish to submit a complaint on days that fireworks are NOT allowed, please call the Grand Traverse Sherriff's non-emergency number at 922-4550.
***IMPORTANT ELECTION INFORMATION***
To better serve our voters, we have relocated precincts #2 and #3 to East Bay Ambulance and Fire Station #9 located at: 110 High Lake Road, Traverse City, MI. New Voter ID cards went out earlier this Spring.
Permanent Absentee Voters: If you are age 60 or older, or otherwise qualify, and would like to be placed on the list to receive an Absentee Ballot Application for every election please notify the clerk's office. If you are already on the Permanent Absentee Voter list, there is no need to sign up again for upcoming elections.
Please add .69 postage when mailing your ballot back to the Township Clerk's office.
2015 US 31/M-72
TOWNSHIP HOURS: We are open Monday-Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm. Closed Fridays. We will remain open over the lunch period and hope that the extended hours will allow residents to take care of Township business before and/or after the regular 8:00 to 5:00 business day.