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What Your Local Townships are Doing to Combat COVID-19

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A Guide to What Your Local Townships are Doing to Combat COVID-19

(Check website for updates)

Grand Ledge:

City Hall will be closed to the general public until further notice; administration will continue to be available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and may be reached by phone at (517) 627-2149 or email. Residents and businesses are encouraged to utilize the drop-box at City Hall for all city correspondence in hard copy form or utilize online options through www.CityofGrandLedge.com. Rental of City amenities are postponed until further notice (including the Senior Meal Room).

  • Recycling and Compost Centers are closed until further notice. Annual passes are not for sale at this time.

  • Water shutoffs for past due amounts will be suspended at this time. 

  • Utility payments will be accepted by drop-box (located at the N. Clinton entrance), in the mail, through online payments or auto-pay, and over the phone using a credit card.

  • Notary services are unavailable at this time.

  • Applications for peddler permits are not being accepted at this time.

  • The sale of a cemetery lot will only be permitted at this time if it accompanies a burial request.

  • All regular monthly meetings will commence as scheduled; please check the homepage for cancellations.

  • Prescription drug drop-off and PBT administering is currently suspended.

  • Parking tickets, parking passes, and other Police Department payments can be made via mail and drop-box.

  • We encourage residents and businesses to utilize mail and drop-box at City Hall for payments, permits, applications, and any other correspondence.



Out of an abundance of caution considering the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, the City of Williamston will be closing City Hall and other City buildings to the general public beginning today, Monday, March 16, 2020, until further notice. City administration and essential city services will continue to be provided. This closure is an important step to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus and protect essential city services. Residents are encouraged to use the following methods to conduct regular business with the City:

  • Use of payment drop box outside of City Hall for paying utility bills

  • Online bill pay for utility bills

  • Phone and email to contact City staff for questions or concerns



The Livingston County Health Department reports currently there are 21 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County. They have also created a page to track local COVID-19 case data. Visit https://www.livgov.com/health/ph/Pages/COVID19.aspx for the most accurate and up-to-date information about local and state responses regarding the coronavirus pandemic. 

  • UPDATE (03/23/20)

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order, which directs all non-critical businesses to temporarily close, and all Michiganders to stay home or six feet away from others during the COVID-19 crisis.


Eaton Rapids


Effective immediately, all City of Eaton Rapids Municipal Buildings will be closed to the public and all public meetings/programs will be canceled. The City will continue to provide essential public services, such as police, fire, electric, water, and sewer. Services such as utility bill payment, permit applications, and program registration can all be completed through the City’s website, by mail, or by utilizing the overnight box located in front of City Hall.

  • Administrative and emergency management staff will continue to actively monitor, plan and communicate about this situation in the upcoming days and weeks. We want the Eaton Rapids community to know that we make these decisions with the health, safety, and welfare of the community in mind.



54-A District Court has declared to be closed to public beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, through Friday, April 3, 2020. Limited staff will be onsite and available by phone to conduct essential duties. The court will continue to closely monitor this situation and will make any adjustments needed as this matter evolves.

The following procedures take effect immediately: 

  • In-custody arraignments will be conducted daily.

  • Felony cases will proceed as normal until the court receives direction from SCAO to relax time guidelines for probable cause conferences/preliminary exams.

  • Filings and payments can be deposited in the City’s Night Depository drop-box located on Capitol Avenue, between Michigan Avenue and Ottawa Street. Payments must include the defendant’s name and case number.

  • All civil matters will be rescheduled and notice of the new court date will be mailed.

  • New bench warrants for failure to appear are suspended during emergency status.

  • Contact the court at 517-483-4433 to address outstanding bench warrants. No walk-ins.

  • If you have a scheduled wedding, please contact the court for information at 517-483-4430. The court will not schedule any weddings until after April 3, 2020.

  • Online services for case review, payments and warrants remain available on the court’s website atwww.54Adistrictcourt.com.

In all matters, the court will utilize remote appearances to the greatest extent possible. To arrange, parties and attorneys should contact the court
*Information gathered from township links attached to their names.