News & Views

In our wish to extend to all of our residents a safe and happy 2017, please, when out-and-about, be aware of your surroundings and avoid any unsafe situations.
Dalton Township: 231-766-3043    Silent Observer: 231-72-CRIME    Muskegon Co. Sheriff: 231-722-6236

Have you seen the updates at Beegle Sports Park?  Click here to view pictures.

Fall/Winter 2019 Updates

REAL ID Deadline: October 1, 2020: The Federal Government will begin fully enforcing the post-9/11 REAL ID Act.  Standard state-issued Driver's Licenses and identification cards will no longer be accepted to board domestic flights within the U.S. or when entering certain federal facilities, such as military bases or nuclear power plants.  Click here for more information including how to get REAL ID compliant or verify if you already are-will be redirected to the state website.

FEMA - Flooding Assistance - click here for more information; You can now purchase flood insurance for properties in Dalton Township!

Water Quality Reports are posted on their appropriate Lakes pages.

Senior Millage Services: NOW INCLUDES SNOW PLOWING.  Here is information: "Living Word Church in Muskegon was awarded millage funding by the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners for snow removal for qualifying older adults in Muskegon County. To find out more about qualifications, call 231-288-5595."

Senior Millage: Visit the website for more information including millage funded events/activities:

Spring/Summer 2019 Updates

2019 Recycling Passes are available for purchase starting March 30th, 2019 at the Transfer Station or Dalton Township Hall during regular business hours.  Recycling passes are required to use the recycling bins AND to dispose of brush.  Please note the cost has increased to $30.00 due to the increasing costs on the Township to continue offering the service.  Passes will expire March 31, 2020.  If you have questions/concerns regarding the pass or new pricing, please contact Supervisor Tony Barnes at (231) 332-6700.

2019 Transfer Station/Dump Cards: Dalton Township is again offering residents $5.00 to spend at the Transfer Station.  Cards can be picked up starting April 1, 2019 and will expire March 31, 2020.  Replacements will NOT be issued for lost cards.  Driver's License must match property owner's name to be issued card.  *Residential property only. Excludes commercial, industrial, bank owned, and vacant properties.  One card per resident (residents with multiple properties will be issued only one card); one card per property (eligible properties with multiple owners will be issued only one card).

Transfer Station Pricing is available on our website, here, AND is posted at the Transfer Station.

Dalton Branch Library is celebrating 60 years!  A celebration will be held on Monday, March 18, 2019 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.

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Winter 2017 Updates

~Snowmobile Regulations: Click here to view the County Road Commission letter regarding snowmobile regulations.

August 2017 Updates

Election Results: The Dalton Township Fire Equipment Millage Request passed!  Tax payers will see the new millage on the Winter Tax Bill for 10 years, starting 2017.

June 2017 Updates

The Michigan Public Service Commission allows residents to file a video/cable television complaint.  Information can be found at,4639,7-159-16368_16415---,00.html.   Complaints can be filed online, by telephone (800-292-9555), fax (517-284-8200), or mail:
Michigan Public Service Commission
Attn:  Video Franchise
P.O. Box 30221
Lansing, MI  48909
The MPSC does not have authority regarding satellite television complaints or internet services.  For these types of complaints, please contact the Federal Trade Commission (877-382-4357),, or the Michigan Attorney General's Office (877-765-8388).

Spring News -last updated 3/15/17

Ribe Drain There are 20 days to comment on the notice or request a public hearing.
The DEQ allows until the end of the public notice posting: 4/03/2017
Ribe Drain Notice (click here)     Leave comments or request hearing - Direct Link

County:  Muskegon                                                    Public Notice Date: 3/14/17
Application Number:  2P6-13W2-FNMX               Applicant: Brenda Moore
Site Name: 61-Riley Thompson Rd & Beattie Rd-Twin Lake
Regulatory Authority under NREPA:  Part 301, Inland Lakes and Streams, Part 303, Wetlands Protection of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (NREPA)
The applicant proposes:  Drain Clean Out
If you have any questions, please refer them to Nancy Cuncannan at 616-690-1229.