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Editor: John Speeter
2021 FIRE AND RESCUE DEPT. NEWS
The latest edition to our Township Fire and Rescue Dept. includes a new, state of the art, search and rescue boat. You may see this on any of the 5 lakes that are within Pavilion Township boundaries.
EXCITING NEWS! Our two fire stations are being rebuilt and remodeled in 2021!
JULY 2019 - LEMONAIDE RUN!
Members of the Pavilion Township Fire Dept. made a surprise visit to a "lemonaide stand", run by some young, entrepreneurial residents. The kids were all smiles as they sold some refreshments to our thirsty Fire/Rescue personnel.
Pavilion Township welcomes our first Wedding/Event Barn!
The Blue Heron Barn held an open house on Friday, June 21st to introduce it's new event facility, located at 6464 South 32nd St. This venue is the first of it's kind in Pavilion Township and offers an impressive, new option for weddings, receptions and gatherings. Our Board would like to offer our support to this new entrepreneurial venture in our Township.
For information on scheduling please contact Tiffany Overbeek at:
Pavilion Township Fire Department adds new Grass Fire/Rescue truck -May 2019
Adding to it's fleet of "state of the art" vehicles, the Pavilion Township Fire Department is pleased to feature it's latest edition, a new, versatile grass fire and rescue truck. Stop by and check it out. One of the staff will be proud to show you truck #1351 and other units we maintain to serve the Township.
HOW'S THE WEATHER?
U.S. REPRESENTATIVE FRED UPTON VISITS PAVILION TOWNSHIP HALL IN MARCH, 2019
U.S. REPRESENTATIVE FRED UPTON VISITS PAVILION TOWNSHIP
In response to an invitation from Supervisor John Speeter, United States Representative Mr. Fred Uption and his staff member Mr. Nate Henschel made a visit to our Township on Friday, March 1st at 3:00 pm. Mr. Upton toured our facility, visited with our staff and talked with us regarding some of his initiatives in rural development. We had a chance to discuss our Master Plan and some of the challenges we face in our area.
This was a very productive and welcome visit from a very high profile and influential individual. We thanked him for his time and interest in Pavilion Township.
IMAGE CAMPAIGN FEATURES NEW LOGO
The Pavilion Township Board has approved a new logo and slogan to be initiated in 2018-2019 "Pavilion Proud" will be placed on road signs and Township publications. Together with efforts to clean up trash in our community, we are hopeful that this slogan will raise awareness about how lucky we are to reside in this beautiful, historic area.
PHOTO OF AN AMERICAN BALD EAGLE
FREQUENT SIGHTINGS OF THESE MAGNIFICENT BIRDS HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN OUR TOWNSHIP. DO YOU HAVE A PHOTO YOU'D LIKE TO SHARE? PLEASE CONTACT JOHN AT:
Town-Quips By John Speeter
HISTORY IN PAVILION
THE DAY ELECTRICITY CAME TO SCOTTS! OLD PHOTO OF THE EARLY 1900'S CELEBRATION
ROAD REPAIRS SCHEDULED FOR 2019
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ROAD COMMISSION OF KALAMAZOO COUNTY, PAVILION TOWNSHIP WILL BE CONTRACTING TO WORK ON THE FOLLOWING FIVE ROAD PROJECTS IN THE 2019 CONSTRUCTION SEASON:
1: EAST LONG LAKE DRIVE
2: R AVE. BRIDGE AND CULVERT REPLACEMENT 3: 25TH ST. (Q TO P AVE) 4: 31ST ST. (O TO N) 5: 33RD ST. (R TO Q)
Pat White was honored at a meeting of the Michigan Township Association in December. Shown here with MTA VP Jeff Sorenson, Rep. Dave Maturen, Pat White, his wife Marlene and Senator Margaret O'Brien.
A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO PATRICK WHITE
On December 31, 2017, Pat White walked out the doors of Pavilion Township and remarked " take good care of my Township..." For 36 years Mr. White represented this Township as Supervisor and led with integrity, commitment, hard work and patience. He always made time to listen to the residents and excepted both complaints and compliments with the same degree of professionalism and genuine respect.
Patrick White will always remain an integral part of our Township's history.
Respectfully submitted: John R. Speeter, Supervisor, Pavilion Township effective: January 1, 2018