Public Notice: Hydrant flushing, April 22

Independence Township will be conducting hydrant flushing beginning on Monday, April 22, 2024, and is expected to be completed in 45 days. This work will be performed between the hours of 7:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. Customers may experience some discolored water. Please run cold water to clear your lines and avoid doing laundry until […]

Patricia “Trish” Call, 78

Patricia “Trish” Call, 78

Patricia Call (Deevey), “Trish”, of Rochester Hills, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday April 3, 2024 at the age of 78. Trish was born the daughter of Alonzo and Mildred (Linthorn) Deevey in Pontiac, Michigan on March 17, 1946. She graduated from Pontiac Central High School, class of 1964. Trish married Ronald Call on May […]

Karen Marie Koval (née Longcore)

Karen Marie Koval (née Longcore)

Age 70, of Lansing, formerly of Dansville and Clarkston, passed away April 2nd, 2024. She was born March 22nd, 1954, in Roseville, MI to Kenneth and Ethel. She was preceded in death by her high school sweetheart and husband of 39 years, John Koval, and her parents. She is survived by her brother Dennis (Cathy) […]

Leonard Walter Bogus

Leonard Walter Bogus

Heaven has gained one of the kindest, calmest and most gentle souls. Leonard Walter Bogus left this earth after setting the standard in what it means to be a husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. Born on May 27, 1924 in Detroit, Leonard was a quiet yet mischievous child who was known to surprise his […]

Public Notice: Independence Township regular meeting minutes, April 2

SYNOPSIS ACTIONS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE APRIL 2, 2024 – Regular/CLOSED SESSION Meeting CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 P.M. ROLL CALL APPROVED: Agenda as Presented PRESENTATIONS APPROVED Consent Agenda as Presented The following motions were made and passed: APPROVE: Consent Agenda as presented AMEND: Striking Item #2 (Motion #2023-03-048) from […]

Public Notice: Independence Township, May 7, Public Hearing, drinking water system improvements

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING DRINKING WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS 2025 DRINKING WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND (DWSRF) PROJECT PLAN A Public Hearing will be held by the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees in the Township Hall Meeting Room, 6483 Waldon Center Drive, Clarkston, Michigan 48346 beginning at 6:00PM on Tuesday, May […]

Public Notice: Independence Township public hearing, May 7, drinking water system improvements

CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING DRINKING WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS 2025 DRINKING WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND (DWSRF) PROJECT PLAN A Public Hearing will be held by the Charter Township of Independence Board of Trustees in the Township Hall Meeting Room, 6483 Waldon Center Drive, Clarkston, Michigan 48346 beginning at 6:00PM on Tuesday, May […]

Township fire department gets approval to purchase ventilators, ambulance cot

By Megan KelleyClarkston News Editormkelley@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — At its meeting on March 19, the Independence Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved two requests from the township fire department for ventilators and an ambulance cot.The request, from Fire Chief Dave Piché, includes four Zoll Z Vent portable ventilators and related accessories for $62,430 and a four […]

Residents can still file to run for township board, city council

INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Residents in the City of Clarkston and Independence Township still have time to file nominating petitions if they would like to run for public office in the primary and general elections.There are seats up for election on the Independence Township Board of Trustees and the Clarkston City Council.Some positions are partisan while […]

Township board approves vehicle purchases for DPW

By Megan KelleyClarkston News Editormkelley@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — The Independence Township Department of Public Works will soon be receiving new trucks after the Township Board of Trustees unanimously accepted quotes and approved purchases at its March 19 regular meeting.Public Works Director, David McKee was in attendance to walk the board through both requests beginning with the […]