Thursday, March 26, 2020

Health concerns cause closures

Cities, townships continue public safety and 
other services while limiting contact with public

In alignment with, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's State Emergency Declaration, Canton Township has closed public facilities through April 5  in an effort to reduce the spread of exposure to COVID-19:
Closed are the Canton Township Administration Building; Summit on the Park; The Village Theater at Cherry Hill; Canton Sports Center; The B.L.O.C.K. Youth & Teen Center;  Pheasant Run Golf Club and  Fellows Creek Golf Club
All critical and emergency services will continue to operate with full staffing, according to a prepared statement from township officials.
These closures will not affect any police or fire services, including 9-1-1. Collection of trash will continue as scheduled.
Water bills can be paid by mail to P.O Box 87680, Canton MI. 48188; the drop box located outside the main entrance to the Canton Administration Building, by phone IVR (833) 697-1711, and online at However, late fees will not be assessed for March and April water bills as long as full payment is received by Friday, May 29.
The Water Department will not be scheduling appointments, at this time, for non-emergencies such as final reads, meter accuracy tests and noisy meters.
The township leadership team will continue to meet daily to monitor and evaluate the situation, the statement continued.
“The health and safety of our residents and employees is of the utmost importance to us.
“Please check for up-to-date information on Canton operations, as the situation is fluid and changes daily,” officials stated in the prepared email.
Additional COVID-19 information and resources remain available at: https://www.cdc. gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.