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Alpine Township Leaf Pick Up

Alpine Township Leaf Pick Up

Fall leaf pick up dates are Tuesdays,October 30, November 6, 13 and 27th.

Leaves must be curbside by 6:00 AM and must be in bags available for purchase at the Alpine Township Office, 5255 Alpine Ave. NW. Bags are $1.00 each or 11 for $10.00 and can be picked up during office hours.

Tags for bundled twigs are also available. Twigs should be no longer than 48” and 20” in diameter and weigh no more than 65 lbs.

This service is available only in platted residential areas.

KDL - We’re Going Greener: What You Need To Know

As of November 1, KDL will no longer mail courtesy overdue and fine notices via the U.S. Postal Service.

Customers who currently receive notices by mail will be automatically switched to our telephone notification system.  If you aren’t sure we have your correct phone number, please call us at 616-784-2007, or visit any KDL branch.

If you prefer, and aren’t already receiving email notifications, you can choose to Sign up for email alerts.  KDL staff can also assist you.

Alpine Township Officials Learn about Walkability

Alpine Township Officials Learn about Walkability

Alpine Township officials, board members, commission members and County and State employees received somewhat of a treat today as they had the opportunity to spend more than half of a day with a world renowned expert on walkability and sidewalk.  Dan Burden is the nation’s most recognized authority on walkability, bicycle & pedestrian programs, street corridor & intersection design, traffic flow & calming, road diets, and other planning elements that affect roadway environments. Dan is also sought after by the health community, promoting neighborhoods, villages, and cities that are designed for more active, interactive, and healthy living. Dan has 37 years of experience  in developing, promoting and evaluating alternative transportation facilities, traffic calming practices and sustainable community design.

Invitation to the Walkability Presentation/ Discussion

Invitation to the Walkability Presentation/ Discussion

You are invited to a presentation/ discussion on August 13th at 12:00 p.m..  A national expert on active living will use photographs of Alpine Township and other communities to disuss walking conditions, connectivity, access managment issues and design improvement recommendations.  The presentation will focus on the vicinity of the Alpine Avenue and Lamoreaux Drive intersection.  For a copy of the complete invitation with all of the details, please click here.

From Love Canal to Lovers Lane

From Love Canal to Lovers Lane

Guest at the Comstock Park Rotary meeting Thursday was Jeff Lippert with the Environmental Protection Agency's Emergency Response Team.  The Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA) was created after the New York Love Canal inccident.  The canal had been used as a Municipal and Industrial chemical dumping site that created all types of illnesses and birth defect when a housing development was built over top of the dumping grounds.  The EPA was created and has been active cleaning up contaminated sites across the country.  That brought Jeff and the EPA to Lovers Lane in Comstock Park where over 5,000 car battery casings were uncovered that contaminated the ground as well as drinking water.

Tuesday, the EPA released the following statement:

Alpine Township Board of Trustees Meet at PARCC Side Clean Water Plant

Alpine Township Board of Trustees Meet at PARCC Side Clean Water Plant

All members of the Alpine Township Board of Trustees were on hand at 7:00 a.m. Monday morning for a special meeting held at PARCC Side Clean Water Plant.  Board members, and a number of other interested residents and candidates for Trustee had the opportunity to view operation of the plant.  One of the reasons  for the meeting was to acquaint Board Members with plant operations and find out what the North Kent Sewer Authority had to offer to replace the...

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Alpine Township Board to Meet at PARCC Side Clean Water Plant

Alpine Township Board to Meet at PARCC Side Clean Water Plant

There will be a special meeting of the Alpine Township Board of Trustees at 7:00 AM on Monday morning, June 4th at the PARCC Side Clean Water Plant, 4775 Coit N.E.

At the time on construction in 2008  this was the  largest plant of its kind in Michigan and 8th largest plant in the US and was designed to serve municipalities that make up the North Kent Sewer Authority: Plainfield Charter Township, Alpine Township, City of Rockford, Cannon Township and Courtland Township. All public sewers from these 5 communities are being treated by PARCC Side.

The main purpose of the meeting is to see what the North Kent Sewer Authority has to offer Alpine Township...

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