Meridian Township is prepared to begin removing brush following the July 8th storm. We realize the hardship the storm placed on homeowners in Meridian who went without power and damage to trees and homes. Township staff worked closely with Consumers Energy and Lansing Board of Water & Light to restore power to homes as quickly as possible. We thank them for their expeditious efforts.
Staff worked at maximum levels to help residents in need and provide quick and timely communications. Also in response, the Meridian Township Board made the call to collect limbs and brush due to the storm damage. We have contracted with Redwood Landscaping who will be in the area beginning Monday morning July 18 to begin picking up storm brush. We will start north of Grand River Avenue (Wardcliff) on Monday, July 18. This is not a tree removal program.
Our goal is to complete the brush pick-up in 2 weeks. Please follow these simple steps:
- Place all brush in a neat pile next to the street by 8 AM, Monday, July 18.
- Do not place debris from a tree removal as private tree removal is the responsibility of the homeowner.
- Residents who had large limbs and trees come down during the storm on Friday, July 8th must contract with a local service for removal.
- Only place storm related brush near the street. At a cost of $3,000 per day we are sensitive to this issue.
- Any illegal dumping on Township property (parks, land preserves ect.) will be fully prosecuted.
This is a Meridian Township Board project. We thank the Township Board for providing this service to the residents of Meridian Township who experienced storm damage and we thank our residents for their cooperation and for helping keep Meridian a Community of Choice.
Check for updates on the Meridian Township Fanpage.
Read Original Press Release sent to Media on July 12th, 2017