Community Information

Compiled by Township Clerk’s Office

ANIMAL CONTROL Oakland County Dispatcher........................... 248-391-4102

ADULT FOSTER CARE HOMES
www.michigan.gov/dhs or call .........................................................248-975-5051

Assisted Living in West Bloomfield ..................................................800-805-3621

AT&T YELLOW PAGES

BUS SERVICE
SMART provides safe and reliable BUS SERVICE to West Bloomfield residents. Call 866-962-5515 for fixed route information and schedules.

West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation and SMART provide transportation for West Bloomfield residents who are senior citizens, age 55 or over, or persons under the age of 55 with a physical and/or mental disability.  Please visit the West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation SMART Transportation Program Webpage for more information.

CEMETERY (Pine Lake) - To Purchase Lots: Mike Willenberg..........248-887-6700
Information: Mary Bem .......................................................................248-887-9579
Helen Vaillencourt...............................................................................248-681-6036

CHILD OR ADULT ABUSE - Contact Dept. Human Services............866-975-5010

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS & SERVICES

American Legion, Lakes Area Post 34, Robert Goulet ............ (cell) 248-921-0408
Meets the 4th Wed. of every month @ 7p.m.........................(home) 248-626-9608
at the Oakland Boat Club, 2330 Ferndale St., Sylvan Lake
                   
Area Agency on Aging.......................................................................248-357-2255
Alliance for the Mentally Ill.................................................................248-706-0591
Alzheimer Association.......................................................................248-351-0280
Birmingham/Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra, 1592 Buckingham, 
      Birmingham ................................................................................248-645-2276
Bloomfield Seniors, 7273 Wing Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills............248-341-6450
Chamber of Commerce, 5745 West Maple, Suite 206......................248-626-3636
www.westbloomfieldchamber.com

Common Ground Sanctuary - 24-hour hotline..................................800-231-1127
Family Support Services & CHORE 
(services for low income, elderly & disabled)..................248-209-2675 or 209-2676
Greater West Bloomfield Community Coalition www.gwbcoalition.org 248-928-4942
Hadassah House..........................................................................248-683-5030
Haven (Domestic Violence Shelter/Info) Toll free number...................248-334-1274

Historical Society (Greater West Bloomfield) www.gwbhs.com...........248-757-2451
Hospitality House (Food Pantry) 
www.hhfp.org .....248-960-9975

Jewish Community Center, 6600 W. Maple.....................................248-661-1000
League of Women Voters, Oakland Area........................................248-548-1097
Lighthouse of Oakland County, Inc..................................................248-920-6000
www.lighthouseoakland.org

Maplegrove & Maplegrove Youth Treatment Center..........................248-661-6100
Oakland County Animal Control.........................................................248-391-4100
Oakland County Community and Home Improvement
(provides low cost & down-payment home assistance).....................248-858-0493
Oakland County Mental Health......................................................... 248-858-1210
Oakland County Health Department, Walled Lake............................248-926-3300
Oakland County Parks and Recreation ................................888-OCPARKS 
Oakland Family Services (counseling services)................................248-858-7766
Open Door Outreach Center
(Interfaith charity providing emergency services for families in need including 
food pantry, crisis funding, clothing closet, special holiday food & gift 
distribution programs & back-to-school gift certificates).....................248-360-2930
Optimist Club of West Bloomfield, Lou Goutman
l_goutman@juno.com..........www.wblib.org/wbopt ...........................248-563-7315

Rotary Club, Greater West Bloomfield ........................................... 248-757-0864
Sheltering Arms (adult day care), Catholic Social Services.............248-557-7373
SMART Bus, General Reservations................................................ 866 962-5515
Transportation, West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation,
seniors and handicapped................................................................248-706-2411
United Way Services - cell phone...211...... or land line................800-552-1183
West Bloomfield Clergy Association and Community Forum

       Prince of Peace (2008 - 2009...................................................248-681-9424
West Bloomfield Friends of the Library............................................248-232-2234
West Bloomfield Community Education...........................................248-865-6463
West Bloomfield Youth Assistance..................................................248-592-1278

CHURCHES & SYNAGOGUES
Baha’i Faith
Detroit Baha’i Center, 19711 Greenfield Road .................................800-22-UNITE
Baptist
Covenant Baptist Church, 5800 Maple Road ...................................248-855-9191
Union Lake Baptist Church, 8390 Commerce Road .........................248-363.9600
Bible
West Bloomfield Bible Church, 4900 Orchard Lake Road .................248-681-3467
Catholic - Chaldean
St. Thomas Chaldean Church, 6900 Maple..................................... 248-788-2460
Catholic - Roman
Our Lady of Refuge, 3750 Commerce Road ....................................248-682-0920
Prince of Peace, 4300 Walnut Lake Road .......................................248-681-9424
Saint Colman, 32500 Middlebelt, Farmington Hills ..........................248-626-5055
Saint William, 531 Common, Walled Lake .......................................248-624-1421
Congregational
Pine Hill Congregational Church, 4160 Middlebelt Road ..................248-626-2737
Episcopal
Advent Episcopal Church, 3325 Middlebelt Road .............................248-338-3505
St. Anne's & Hospitality House (Food Pantry),
430 E. Nicolet, Walled Lake .............................................................248-624-3817
Jewish
B'Nai Israel Synagogue,
5085 Walnut Lake Road, www.bnaiisraelwb.org ..............................248-432-2729
Congregation Bais Chabad, 5595 Maple Road ................................248-855-6170
Congregation Beth Ahm, 5075 Maple ..............................................248-851-6880
Congregation B’Nai David, 5642 W. Maple ......................................248-855-5007
Congregation B'Nai Moshe, 6800 Drake ..........................................248-788-0600
Congregation Shaarey Zedek B'Nai Israel, 
4200 Walnut Lake Road ...................................................................248-681-8247
Keter Torah, 5480 Orchard Lake Rd.................................................248-681-3665 
Ohel Moed of Shomrey Emunah, 
6191 Farmington Road ......................................................................248-737-2626
Temple Israel, 5725 Walnut Lake Road .............................................248-661-5700
Temple Kol Ami, 5085 Walnut Lake Road .........................................248-661-0040
Temple Shir Shalom, 3999 Walnut Lake Road, Suite 800 .................248-737-8700
The Shul Chabad - Lubavitch, 6890 W. Maple - www.theshul.net......248-788-4000 
Lutheran
Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 4800 Orchard Lake Road ......................248-682-5441
Shepherd King Lutheran, 5300 Maple Road .......................................248-626-2121
Sylvan Lake Lutheran Church, 2399 Figa ...........................................248-682-0770
St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 7979 Commerce Road ..........................248-363-0741
United Methodist
Four Towns United Methodist Church,
6451 Cooley Lake Road .....................................................................248-682-0211
West Bloomfield United Methodist,
4100 Walnut Lake Road .....................................................................248-851-2330
Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. 
Church of Our Savior, 6655 Middlebelt Road .....................................248-626-7606
Orchard Lake Community Church, 5171 Commerce Road ................248-682-0730
Kirk in the Hills, 
1340 West Long Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills ....................................248-626-2515

CONSUMERS ENERGY 
(Gas leaks - Emergencies Only - 24 hours) .......................................800-477-5050
www.consumersenergy.com 
(Emergencies/Service/Bill Information/New Construction) ..................800-889-1252

DAY CARE CENTERS - www.michigan.gov/dhs................................248-975-4800

DETROIT EDISON 
www.mydteenergy.com
(Emergencies 24 hrs./customer service) ...........................................800-477-4747

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES & DEQ

Southfield Operations Service Center
26000 W. Eight Mile Rd., Southfield, MI 48034
www.michigan.gov/dnr  .....................................................................248-359-9040

DISTRICT COURT 
48TH District Court services West Bloomfield (Traffic)...................... 248-647-1141
4280 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills (Civil) ...................................248-433-9343
(Probation).........................................................................................248-433-9373

DRAFT REGISTRATION - Any United States Post Office or sign up online at www.sss.gov

FIRE DEPT. (non-emergency 24 hours)..........................................248-409-1530
Administration Office 
5425 West Maple, 8 am-4:30 pm ..................................................248-409-1505
                                                                                                 Fax 248-406-0060

FIREWORKS - A permit is required and must be approved by the Fire Department and the Township Board. 
Call Clerk’s Office for more information at.............................248-451-4848.

FERTILIZER - All commercial applicators operating in West Bloomfield are required to be licensed by the Township and must affix a Township decal to their windshields. Please call Code Enforcement if you notice an applicator operating without the Township windshield decal. Licensing info: CLERK’S - 248-451-4848; CODE ENFORCEMENT - 248-451-4880.

GARAGE SALES
 - Township Code regulates and controls garage sales.Permits must be obtained at the Clerk's Office in Town Hall any time prior to the sale. Please bring a driver’s license and know the dates of your sale. Fee is $5.00 for the permit with up to two (2) signs. Up to three (3) additional signs may be purchased for $5.00 per sign. You may have your sale for three consecutive days, twice in a 12 month period. No flags, banners, or balloons are allowed. Garage sales include yard and moving sales.

GARBAGE AND TRASH COLLECTION
The Township has an exclusive single hauler contract for trash collection with GFL-USA Environmental Services, that includes recycling and yard waste disposal.  The monthly,quarterly and yearly rates may be arranged with GFL-USA.  For Customer Service call 1-844-464-3587.

West Bloomfield Code regulates that refuse should be placed at the edge of the roadway for collection not earlier than 6:00 p.m. the night before the scheduled pickup, and empty receptacles shall be removed from the street no later than 8:00 p.m. the day of the pickup. All containers and trash bags are limited to a 40 lb. maximum; however GFL-USA can accommodate up to 90 lb containers for trash.  Contact Customer Service two business days prior to your scheduled pick up day for large items such as appliances or furniture. Carpet must be cut in 4-foot strips, rolled, bundled, and tied (not exceeding 30 pounds each bundle).

Yard waste disposal begins the first Monday on or after April 1st  through the week of the last week in November, on the same day as the contractor collects solid waste and recyclables. Yard waste includes leaves, grass clippings, garden debris, shrubbery, weeds, lake weeds, flowers, bush or tree trimmings less than 3 feet in length and 2 inches in diameter. Larger diameter logs less than 4" in diameter and less than 4' in length may be put in the trash for SOLID WASTE pickup. Yard waste must be in brown paper yard waste bags or loose in trash cans up to 30 gallons clearly marked Yard Waste or Compost. Plastic bags are prohibited for yard waste.

There is no trash pickup on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Pickup will be one day late the rest of that week.

GFL-USA Environmental Services (Township Single Hauler Contract)......844-464-3587

For the disposal of bullets, please contact the Police Department at 248-975-9200.  Bullets cannot be placed in the trash for regular pickup.

RECYCLING - As of August 1, 1993, all trash haulers operating within the Township must offer curbside recycling. Contact your hauler for more information.

GEESE - If your subdivision is having problems with geese feeding on lawns or loafing on docks, swimming rafts and beaches, a group or association can write a letter to Catherine Shaughnessy, Township Clerk (P.O. Box 250130, West Bloomfield, MI 48325-0130, 248-451-4848, requesting permission to remove geese following the DNR program (with name of contact person, including address and phone number) OR requesting a petition requiring signatures from 75% of the lake front property owners in favor of removing geese from the lake. Also included is a form that the resident must bring to the Clerk’s Office for a Township Official to sign indicating that the Township is aware and approves the removal of the geese. Roundups take place in late June or early July at a time when geese are flightless.

GOLF COURSES -PUBLIC - Tee off at:
Bay Pointe - 4001 Haggerty Road, West Bloomfield ...........................248-669-9800
Glen Oaks -30500 W. 13 Mile Road, Farmington Hills ........................248-851-8356
Kensington Metropolitan Park, Huron-Clinton Metro. Authority .............248-685-1561
Pontiac Country Club -4335 Elizabeth Lake Road, Pontiac .................248-682-6333
Shenandoah -5600 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield.................... 248-682-4300
Union Lake Golf Course - 2280 Union Lake Road, Commerce..............248-363-4666

HISTORICAL SOCIETY(Greater West Bloomfield ), www.gwbhs.com.. 248-682-2279

HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS - Liability Insurance -Each homeowner association should have liability insurance to cover their activities and protect their Board Members from lawsuits.  By-laws are filed with the Oakland County Clerk, not the Township, so if you need a copy of your association's bylaw's call the Oakland County Register of Deeds @ 248-858-0605 and ask for Tract Indexing.

HOSPITALS
Botsford General Hospital, 28050 Grand River, Farmington Hills.........248-471-8000
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, 6777 W. Maple ......................248-661-4100
         Emergency Clinic ....................................................................248-661-6450
Huron Valley/Sinai Hospital, 1 William Carls Dr., Commerce. ............248-360-3300
N. Oakland Medical Center, Seminole at W. Huron, Pontiac ..............248-857-7200
Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, 50 N. Perry Street ..............................248-338-5000
POISON CONTROL Children's Hospital ...........................................800-222-1222
Providence (Main) Hospital, 16001 W. 9 Mile, Southfield ..................248-424-3000
Providence Park Medical Center, 47601 Grand River, Novi ..............248-465-4100
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, 44405 Woodward....................................248-858-3000
St. Joseph Mercy Health Line (Doctor Referral) .................................800-372-6094
William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W. 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak .........248-551-5000
Maple Grove Alcoholism Treatment Center, 6773 W. Maple Road ....248-661-6100

IMMIGRATION/NATURALIZATION

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
Federal Building, 333 Mt. Elliot St., Detroit ....................................... 800 375-5283
http://uscis.gov/

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER - 6600 W. Maple .............................248-661-1000   www.jccdet.org

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS, West Bloomfield/Farmington...........248-548-1097

LIBRARY - www.wblib.org 
West Bloomfield Township Public Library has two locations: the Main Library at 4600 Walnut Lake Road in the Civic Center 248-682-2120 and the West Acres Branch at 7321 Commerce Road. 248-363-4022. 
Library Hours of Service:
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday (school year) Noon - 8 p.m.
Sunday (summer) Noon - 5 p.m.

LICENSES

Secretary of State www.michigan.gov/sos....................................... 248-476-4538
Boat License, Driver's License, License Plates, Titles and Voter Registration. Located in the Crosswinds Shopping Center, 4301 Orchard Lake Road.

Dog Licenses (Township Webpage)

Hunting - Hunting with firearms in the Township is prohibited by a vote of the citizens in 1965. Licenses are available at most sporting goods stores for use in legalized areas.

Fishing - Licenses May be purchased wherever sporting goods are sold.

MAPS - Township street maps showing both the voting precinct and the school districts may be purchased at the West Bloomfield Clerk's Office at Town Hall for $5.00. County road maps are free .................................................248-451-4848

MEDICAID -West Bloomfield area Dept. of Human Services ............248-669-7600

MICHIGAN PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

      Utility complaint HOTLINE ......................................................800-292-9555

NEWSPAPERS - Local newspapers which are circulated in the Township are The Oakland Press (theoakdlandpress.com) and The Beacon (candgnews.com/oakland) and The Jewish News (thejewishnews.com). The Beacon and the Jewish News are designated as the official Township papers for legal notices.  Another paper westbloomfield.patch.com is available only online.

NOXIOUS WEEDS
Chapter 23 -Code of Ordinances requires noxious weeds be cut in subdivisions which are 60% or more developed or upon lots of 50,000 square feet or less. Chapter 23 also prohibits the dumping of grass clippings, tree branches, etc. on any vacant property without the written consent of the owner. Contact Code Enforcement at Town Hall 248-451-4880

NURSING HOMES
The Villa at Green Lake Estates, 6470 Alden Dr.  http://villaatgreenlakeestates.com .. 248-363-4121
Bloomfield Orchard Villa, 7277 Richardson ...................................................................248-360-4443
Dantos Family Health Care Center, 6800 Maple ...........................................................248-788-5300
Fleischman Residence, 6710 Maple Road   http://www.jhas.org...................................248-661-2999
HRC Manor Care Heartland, 6950 Farmington Road ...................................................248-661-1700
Regent Street of West Bloomfield, 4460 Orchard Lake Road
       http://www.regentstreetwestbloomfield.com............................................................248-683-1010
Sunrise Assisted Living of West Bloomfield, 7005 Pontiac Trail
       http://www.sunriseseniorliving.com.........................................................................248-738-8101
West Bloomfield Nursing & Convalescent Center, 6445 Maple.....
................................248-661-1600

OPTIMIST CLUB OF WEST BLOOMFIELD, Bob Dube - Cauley Chev.(bobdube@cauley.net) www.wblib.org/wbopt..............................248-855-9700

ORDINANCES
Go to www.municode.com, and find West Bloomfield under Free Resources OR view them in the Clerk’s Office at Town Hall. Copies are $1.00 for the first page, $.25 each additional page For ordinance violations, call Code Enforcement 248-451-4880

PARKS AND RECREATION
4640 Walnut Lake Road (Civic Center) www.westbloomfieldparks.org ...248-451-1900

PASSPORTS www.travel.state.gov or Clerk's Passport Webpage
For information on what you need when applying for a passport, see the above referenced websites or call us at 248-451-4848.

POLICE DEPARTMENT (non-emergency) ........................................248-975-9200

POST OFFICE www.usps.com
West Bloomfield: 6725 Daly Road (off Maple,
west. of Orchard Lk. Rd.) 248-626-3109
District Office: 
735 W. Huron, Pontiac 248-454-2476

Sub-stations: 
Meijer:  Haggerty N. of Maple
(Meijer also offers UPS)

RADON
For information regarding radon, call Oakland County Health Department 
248-858-1312

ROADS - www.rcocweb.org
    Complaint HOTLINE 248-858-4804
Public roads are under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), 2420 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, 48328.

Private Roads are the responsibility of the property owners.
For paving or resurfacing subdivision streets, you may contact: Tim Emeigh at 248-645-2270. Mr. Emeigh will come out and speak to your group if you are interested. Petitions must be signed by residents on each street and public hearings must be held, usually in the Township Hall.

Residents on gravel roads have until April 29 to apply for the DUST CONTROL PROGRAM offered by the Road Commission for Oakland County.  The cost is 35 cents per linear feet of road at a cost of $350.00.  Call toll-free 877-858-4804 for an application.

SCHOOLS
There are seven school districts located within West Bloomfield Township:

Birmingham Board of Education, 550 W. Merrill ................................248-203-3000   www.birmingham.k12.mi.us
Bloomfield Hills Board of Education, 4175 Andover ............................248-341-5475

www.bloomfield.org
Farmington Board of Education, 32500 Shiawassee...........................248-489-3300   www.farmington.k12.mi.us 
Pontiac Board of Education, 350 Wide Track Drive ...........................248-451-6800

www.pontiac.k12.mi.us
Waterford Board of Education, 1150 Scott Lake Road........................248-682-7800   www.waterford.k12.mi.us ..
Walled Lake Board of Education, 850 Ladd Rd., Bldg. D....................248-956-2000   www.walledlake.k12.mi.us 
West Bloomfield Board of Education, 5810 Commerce ......................248-865-6420   www.westbloomfield.k12.mi.us 
Oakland Schools, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road.......................................248-209-2000   www.oakland.k12.mi.us 

SCHOOL ELECTIONS---------------------------------------------------------------------248-451-4848
School Elections for all school districts within West Bloomfield Township's borders are now the responsibility of the Township Clerk, Catherine Shaughnessy. Applications forabsentee ballots will be mailed to all registered voters who have requested to be added to the Permanent Absentee List (those 60 and older and disabled). For information, please contact the Clerk's Office at 4550 Walnut Lake Road, in the Civic Center at 248-451-4848. 

HIGHER EDUCATION
Highland Lakes Campus, Oakland Community College......................248-360-3000 
Orchard Ridge Campus, Oakland Community College ......................248-522-3400
www.oaklandcc.edu

Oakland University, corner of Walton and S. Squirrel Rd....................248-370-2100
www4.oakland.edu 

St. Mary's Prep, and Madonna College @ Orchard Lake  ................248-682-1885

SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary: http://sscms.edu

Michigan Jewish Institute www.mji.edu............................................248-414-6900

COMMUNITY EDUCATION REGISTRATION OFFICE
(West Bloomfield Schools)
 Administrative Community Services 248-865-6462 
www.westbloomfield.k12.mi.us/commed

SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICES 
West Bloomfield Parks & Recreation, senior services & programs.....248-451-1900
Bloomfield Seniors, 7273 Wing Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills .............248-341-6450

SEWER BACKUP- Business hours 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri........248-451-4780

After business hours, weekends & holidays Police Dept.....................248-975-9200

SKATE PARK - Drake Sports Park, 4801 Drake, www.westbloomfieldparks.org

SKATING RINKS 
JCC Inline Hockey Center - 6600 W. Maple.......................................248-432-5584

SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE www.ssa.gov
For information call (27650 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills).............800-772-1213
1/4 mile south of 10 Mile on the east side of Orchard Lake Rd. 
Hours - Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm

SOIL TESTING - Mail-in cartons for soil testing by the Michigan State University Extension Service in East Lansing can be obtained from the Oakland County Cooperative Extension Service, 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Pontiac, MI 48341, 248-858-0902. The tests determine the amount of phosphorus and the percentage of the three major nutrients in the soil.

SOLICITORS - DOOR-TO-DOOR - Chapter 17 Code of Ordinances
Charitable organizations and interstate commerce companies are exempt from this ordinance due to Federal Interstate laws. Best deterrent is NOT to contribute and close your door. Don't let them intimidate you. If they are on your doorstep, they are on private property so order them off your property. Call the Police Department and stay inside your home. The Clerk's Office has free "NO SOLICITOR" signs for your door or window - you can pick them up at the Township Clerk's Office at Town Hall, 4550 Walnut Lake Road.

SOLICITATIONS - JUNK MAIL AND PHONE
Write to Mail Preference Service, c/o Direct Marketing Association, Box 9008, Farmingdale, NY 11735 and include your name, address, zip code and any spelling variations of your name. To remove your name from phone solicitation lists contactwww.donotcall.gov or call 888-382-1222. You can also write to Telephone Preference Service, c/o Direct Marketing Association, Box 9014, Farmingdale, NY 11735 and include your name, address, zip code, and phone with area code. To eliminate sexually oriented or pornographic mail, fill out Form 2201 at the Pontiac Post Office.

SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICTS 
For street paving or resurfacing, see “ROADS” . If your area needs Detroit water and/or sewers, or if your lake needs weed harvesting, you should contact the Township Supervisor's Office at 248-451-4800.

STREET LIGHTS - To report out-of-order street lights, call DTE at 800-477-4747

SUBDIVISION ENTRANCE LIGHTS
If you wish to improve the entrance to your subdivision by adding an overhead light, please contact the Clerk's Office at 248-451-4848. You must pay the current rate, per light, times 60 months in advance to the Township. After the five-year period the Township will assume the maintenance of the light. A diagram of the area, whether there is an existing pole, name of subdivision, name, address, and telephone number of the President of the association, plus a check for the entire amount, will be needed to process the order.

SWIMMING
Parks & Recreation Family Aquatic Center, 6200 Farmington.........248-451-1901
West Bloomfield High School 
Community Education............248-865-6462
    
www.westbloomfield.k12.mi.us/commed - Index to Aquatics
Lahser High School, 3456 Lahser Road, Bloomfield Hills .................248-433-0885
    Recreation Community Education Department, 2800 Lahser Road
    Open Swimming and Instructional Swimming


TAXES - Payable twice a year at the West Bloomfield Township Treasurer's Office or through the Township's Payment Webpage. Summer taxes due July 1 through September 14 without penalty and winter taxes due December 1 through February 14 without penalty. Senior Citizens may defer their summer taxes, if they qualify, by filling out a form at the Treasurer's Office 248-451-4860 before September 15 each year. After March 1, taxes must be paid to the Oakland County Treasurer, 1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac, MI, 48341, with penalties and interest.

TORNADO SIRENS - Sirens tested first Saturday of each month at 1:00 p.m (except during winter) 
Oakland County Emergency Management ........................................248-858-5300
National Weather Service (local forecast)...........................................248-620-2355
 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT - Internal Revenue Service (www.irs.gov)..... 800-829-1040 

   Michigan Tax Information - www.michigan.gov/treasury
   (Most tax forms available at West Bloomfield Library)

TREE TRIMMING - Detroit Edison (around power lines)......................800-477-4747

UNEMPLOYMENT Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (formerly (MESC)

You may file online by going to www.michigan.gov/uia, or phone........866-500-0017


VOTER REGISTRATION---------------------------------------------------------------------248-451-4848
Registrations are taken at the Clerk's Office in Town Hall located at 4550 Walnut Lake Road or at any Secretary of State Office in Michigan. Effective 4/1/00, Michigan law requires that the same address be used for voter registration and driver license purposes. Any move within the Township should be reported immediately to the Clerk's Office. You must be registered 30 days prior to an election to be eligible to vote. For absentee ballots, contact the Clerk’s Office 248-451-4848. Anyone reaching their sixtieth (60) birthday or who is disabled can ask to be added to the permanent voter list and will receive applications 75 days before each election.

WORKING PAPERS 

Working papers are obtained from the local school in which a child is enrolled (under the age of 18) or would be enrolled (if home schooled). The State of Michigan is the enforcer for violations and employers can receive heavy fines for non-compliance.

YOUTH ASSISTANCE 
West Bloomfield High School, 4925 Orchard Lake Road, MI 48323......248-592-1278

www.wbyouthassistance.org