Thursday, March 26, 2020


As a result of the COVID-19 virus, Sumpter Township Hall will remain closed to the public until further notice.
“At this time, based on the available information from various county, state and federal resources, we have decided it is in the best interest of Sumpter Township to take this step,” explained Township Supervisor John Morgan.
“The health and safety of our staff, residents, and community as a whole is our highest priority,” he said in a written statement.

“Rest assured, township hall employees in all departments are still on the job working hard to meet your needs. Should you have any questions or need assistance please call (734) 461-6201 or contact us by email through our website” Morgan added.
Payment of tax and water bills can be done via the drop box at the front door or processed online at
This closure does not affect emergency services in the township.
“The Sumpter Township Public Safety Department is prepared for emergency operations and has put procedures in place to ensure the health and safety of our police officers, firefighters, and community. Dial 911 for emergencies only. For all other police, fire or medical issues call our dispatch at (734) 461-6898,” he said.
For water emergencies call the dispatch number above. To stay up to date on COVID-19 issues affecting township services or buildings, along with future information affecting Sumpter Township frequent the township website in addition to signing up for alerts via Nixle at
As a result of the State of Michigan escalating response to the new coronavirus (COVID-19), and the CDC determination of those 60+ years old being the highest risk group for severe complications from the virus, the Sumpter Township Senior Center will be also remain closed until further notice, according to the township police website.
Meals on Wheels and the TEFAP (Commodities) program will continue operation although changes to the distribution process are likely.
For more information about any changes to these programs, contact Sumpter Township Senior Coordinator Maryann Watson at (734) 461-9373.