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TOWNSHIP OF CALVIN
CASS COUNTY MICHIGAN
NOTICE OF OBLIGATION TO CUT WEEDS
To: The residents and property owners of the Township of Calvin, Cass County Michigan and any other interested persons.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that in accordance with Michigan Public Act 359 of 1941, as amended, and Township Ordinance No.6B, as amended, all weeds in excess of 8 inches in height within platted subdivisions and condominium subdivisions, including vacant lots, and in un-platted lands with a dwelling or other occupied building thereon must be cut to a depth of 165 feet by May 1, 2014 and must remain cut throughout the balance of said year by the owner or tenant in charge of the premises.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Township of Calvin may enter the premises and cut the same as frequently as necessary during 2014 to comply with the foregoing regulations and may charge the cost thereof against the property owner and for collection may place the amount upon the next tax roll of the Township as a tax lien against the offending premises.
PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any owner in default of the foregoing obligation to cut shall also be subject to a civil fine of up to $500 for each violation. Such cutting obligation shall not apply to fields devoted to growing any small grain food crops such as wheat, corn, oats. barley, or rye and garden vegetables.
Published in accordance with said Public Act and Ordinance by order of the Calvin Township Board.
Leozie Broadnax, Clerk
18727 Mount Zion Street
Cassopolis, MI 49031
The Township Board Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm
Calvin Township is a civil township of Cass County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,041 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.6 square miles of which, 34.4 square miles of it is land and 1.1 square miles of it is water. Calvin Township is the location of the Calvin impact crater.