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									CASS COUNTY

Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population
1990 Population
Population Change (1990-2000)      2.3%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi          #DIV/0!
2000 Households
Homogeneity of Race:
  White                                   #####
  Black or African American               #####
Population 65+ years of age               #####
Per Capita Personal Income
Number in Poverty                         #####

Government Information:

County FIP

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage
   Well Permitting
   Septic Permitting
   Other
(12) Judicial Services:
   Court System:
       District Court
       Circuit Court
       Probate Court
      Family Court
      Juvenile Court
   Friend of the Court
   Court Clerk
   Attorney/Legal Services
   Assigned Council
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Law Library
   Jury Commission
   Other
(13) Health Services:
   Public Health Services
   Mental Health Services
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Medical Examiner
   Other
(14) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Roadside Mowing
   Other
(15) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Workforce Development
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(16) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
      Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
      Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Sewer:
          Management
          Collection
          Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Natural Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(17) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(18) Airport(s)
   Other
(19) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(20) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other: County is involved somewhat
(21) Animal Services:
   Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
   Animal Control
   Animal Shelter(s)
   Other
(22) Parks and Recreation:
   Parks
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center
   Senior Center
   Golf Courses
   Forestry Services
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facility
   Marina/Port Facility
   Other
(23) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadiums/Arenas
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(24) County(ies) primarily cooperate with?

(25) Special Authority/District Membership?




(26) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific ser

(27) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreement
Survey Results:
                                         a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j
Services

(1) Document Management:
    Register of Deeds
    Records/Archives
    Licenses, Certificates and Permits
    Printing of County Documents
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Tax Allocation
    Property Assessment
    Property Equalization
    Tax Collection
    Delinquent Tax Collection
    Sales of Tax Reverted Property
    Treasury Functions
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Webpage
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling (working towards)
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Public Safety:
    911 Dispatch/Radio Communications
    Sheriff:
        Street Patrol/Emergency Response
        Horse Patrol
        Helicopter Patrol
        Marine Patrol
        Canine Unit
        Officer Training
        Crime Laboratory
        Court Security/Bailiff
    Emergency Response:
        Ambulance/EMS
        Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Emergency and Disaster Response Planning
    Prosecuting Attorney
    Other
(10) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Adult Detention Center(s)
    Youth Detention Center(s)
    Other
(11) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(12) Judicial Services:
    Court System:
        District Court
        Circuit Court
        Probate Court
      Family Court
      Juvenile Court
   Friend of the Court
   Court Clerk
   Attorney/Legal Services
   Assigned Council
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Law Library
   Jury Commission
   Other
(13) Health Services:
   Public Health Services
   Mental Health Services
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Medical Examiner
   Other
(14) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Roadside Mowing
   Other
(15) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Workforce Development
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(16) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
      Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
      Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Sewer:
          Management
          Collection
          Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Natural Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(17) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(18) Airport(s)
   Other
(19) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(20) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other: County is involved somewhat
(21) Animal Services:
   Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
   Animal Control
   Animal Shelter(s)
   Other
(22) Parks and Recreation:
   Parks
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center
   Senior Center
   Golf Courses
   Forestry Services
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facility
   Marina/Port Facility
   Other
(23) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadiums/Arenas
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(24) County(ies) primarily cooperate with?

(25) Special Authority/District Membership?




(26) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(27) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
DOWAGIAC CITY
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:
William H. Nelson, Jr.
City Manager
P. O. Box 430
Dowagiac, MI 49047
(269) 782-2195
WNelson@dowagiac.org

Demographic Information:

2000 Population                    6,147
1990 Population                    6,409
Population Change (1990-2000)      -4.3%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)              3.90
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi           1,576.2
2000 Households                    2,421
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                            4,730   76.9%
  Black or African American          961   15.6%
Population 65+ years of age          947   15.4%
Per Capita Personal Income      $ 16,659
Number in Poverty                  1,040   16.9%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents                                             1
    Records/Archives                        1
    Document Destruction                    1
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development       1                                   1
    Payroll/Benefits                        1
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing                      1
    Treasury Functions                      1
    Tax Collection                          1
    Accounting                              1
    Purchasing                              1
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems          1                                   1
    Geographic Information Systems          1                                   1
    Website Development/Management                                              1
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration                1
    Records and Reporting                   1
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security                       1
    Janitorial Services                                                         1
    Cemetery Services                       1
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control        1
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing                              1
    Vehicle Maintenance                     1                                   1
    Garage/Storage                          1
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential                     1
        Non-Residential                        1
    Recycling                                  1
    Landfill/Resource Recovery                     1
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits                               1
    Building Inspection                            1
    Code Enforcement                               1
    Well Permitting                                                    1
    Septic Permitting                                                  1
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications                               1
    Officer Training                               1
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street                                     1
        Bike                                       1
        Foot                                       1
        Horse                                  1
        Marine                                                         1
        Helicopter                             1
    Detectives/Crime Investigations                1
    Canine Unit                                    1
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning                     1
    Crime Laboratory                                               1
    Other: Drug Team                                           1
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)                                                            1
    Detention Center(s)                                                1
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)                                       1
    Animal Control                                                     1
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection                                     1
    Training                                       1
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance                   1
    Investigations                                 1
    Fire Fighting/Rescue                           1   1
    Ambulance/EMS                                                          1
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response       1   1
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement       1
   Engineering                                                 1
   Surveying                                                   1
   Community Planning and Development          1
   Business Retention/Expansion                1
   Business Licensing                                  1   1
   Restaurant/Food Regulation                          1   1
   Public Convention Center                1
   Promotion/Tourism                           1
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services                                     1
   District Court                                          1
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution                         1
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement                                    1
   Maintenance                                 1
   Winter Maintenance                          1
   Signs and Signals                           1
   Street Lights                               1
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance                1               1
   Roadside Mowing                             1               1
   Beautification                              1               1
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment                             1
         Distribution                          1
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection                            1
         Treatment                             1   1
       Storm Water:
         Management                            1
         Collection                            1
         Treatment                         1
   Water Metering and Billing                  1   1
   Gas                                     1
   Electric                                    1
   Cable                                                       1
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures                  1
   Meters                           1
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband                        1
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)        1
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System                1
   Dial-a-Ride                          1
   Other
(22) Airport(s)                         1
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation                    1   1
   Water Quality and Conservation                   1   1
   Watershed Management                 1           1   1
   Air Quality Regulation                           1
   Erosion Control Structures           1           1   1
   Environmental Education                          1   1
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics                1
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)                              1
   Playgrounds                          1
   Community/Recreation Center(s)       1
   Senior Center                    1
   Forestry Services                    1
   Golf Course(s)                   1
   Community Pool                   1
   Trails                               1
   Beach Facilities                 1
   Marina/Port Facilities           1
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery               1
   Library                                  1   1
   Zoo                              1
   Community Theater                1
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)              1
   Entertainment Facilities         1
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
CASSOPOLIS VILLAGE
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population
1990 Population
Population Change (1990-2000)   #DIV/0!
2000 Land Area (sq mi)
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi          #DIV/0!
2000 Households
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                                   ####
  Black or African American               ####
Population 65+ years of age               ####
Per Capita Personal Income
Number in Poverty                         ####

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents
    Records/Archives
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing
    Treasury Functions
    Tax Collection
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Website Development/Management
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications
    Officer Training
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street
        Bike
        Foot
        Horse
        Marine
        Helicopter
    Detectives/Crime Investigations
    Canine Unit
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning
    Crime Laboratory
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Detention Center(s)
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
    Animal Control
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection
    Training
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance
    Investigations
    Fire Fighting/Rescue
    Ambulance/EMS
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center(s)
   Senior Center
   Forestry Services
   Golf Course(s)
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facilities
   Marina/Port Facilities
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
EDWARDSBURG VILLAGE
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population
1990 Population
Population Change (1990-2000)   #DIV/0!
2000 Land Area (sq mi)
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi          #DIV/0!
2000 Households
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                                   ####
  Black or African American               ####
Population 65+ years of age               ####
Per Capita Personal Income
Number in Poverty                         ####

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents
    Records/Archives
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing
    Treasury Functions
    Tax Collection
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Website Development/Management
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications
    Officer Training
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street
        Bike
        Foot
        Horse
        Marine
        Helicopter
    Detectives/Crime Investigations
    Canine Unit
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning
    Crime Laboratory
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Detention Center(s)
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
    Animal Control
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection
    Training
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance
    Investigations
    Fire Fighting/Rescue
    Ambulance/EMS
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center(s)
   Senior Center
   Forestry Services
   Golf Course(s)
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facilities
   Marina/Port Facilities
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
MARCELLUS VILLAGE
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population
1990 Population
Population Change (1990-2000)   #DIV/0!
2000 Land Area (sq mi)
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi          #DIV/0!
2000 Households
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                                   ####
  Black or African American               ####
Population 65+ years of age               ####
Per Capita Personal Income
Number in Poverty                         ####

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents
    Records/Archives
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing
    Treasury Functions
    Tax Collection
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Website Development/Management
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications
    Officer Training
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street
        Bike
        Foot
        Horse
        Marine
        Helicopter
    Detectives/Crime Investigations
    Canine Unit
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning
    Crime Laboratory
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Detention Center(s)
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
    Animal Control
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection
    Training
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance
    Investigations
    Fire Fighting/Rescue
    Ambulance/EMS
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center(s)
   Senior Center
   Forestry Services
   Golf Course(s)
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facilities
   Marina/Port Facilities
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
VANDALIA VILLAGE
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:
Beth N. James
Village Clerk
18035 State Street, P. O. Box 57
Vandalia, MI 49095
(269) 476-2344
villagebean@gtm.net

Demographic Information:

2000 Population                         429
1990 Population                         357
Population Change (1990-2000)         16.8%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)                 1.00
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi                429.0
2000 Households                         127
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                                 160   37.3%
  Black or African American             204   47.6%
Population 65+ years of age              43   10.0%
Per Capita Personal Income         $ 11,394
Number in Poverty                        63   14.7%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents                                             1
    Records/Archives                                                1
    Document Destruction                                            1
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development                                           1
    Payroll/Benefits                    1
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing                                                          1
    Treasury Functions                                          1
    Tax Collection                          1
    Accounting                              1                                   1
    Purchasing                              1
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems                                  1
    Geographic Information Systems                                  1
    Website Development/Management                                  1
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration                                            1
    Records and Reporting                                   1
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security                                                           1
    Janitorial Services                     1
    Cemetery Services                                                           1
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control                                                1
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing                              1
    Vehicle Maintenance                     1
    Garage/Storage                          1
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential                     1
        Non-Residential                                    1
    Recycling                                  1
    Landfill/Resource Recovery                 1
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits                                       1
    Building Inspection                                    1
    Code Enforcement                                       1
    Well Permitting                                        1
    Septic Permitting                                      1
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications                       1
    Officer Training                               1
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street                                     1
        Bike                                       1
        Foot                                       1
        Horse                                      1
        Marine                                     1
        Helicopter                                 1
    Detectives/Crime Investigations                1
    Canine Unit                                    1
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning         1
    Crime Laboratory                               1
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)                                        1
    Detention Center(s)                            1
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)                   1
    Animal Control                                 1
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection                                         1
    Training                                           1
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance                           1
    Investigations                                     1
    Fire Fighting/Rescue                               1
    Ambulance/EMS                                          1
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response                   1
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement   1
   Engineering                                             1
   Surveying                                               1
   Community Planning and Development      1
   Business Retention/Expansion                                1
   Business Licensing                          1   1
   Restaurant/Food Regulation                  1   1
   Public Convention Center                        1
   Promotion/Tourism                               1
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services                                 1
   District Court                                  1
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution                             1
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement                    1
   Maintenance                                 1
   Winter Maintenance                          1   1
   Signs and Signals                           1   1
   Street Lights                               1   1
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance                1   1
   Roadside Mowing                                 1
   Beautification                          1
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment                                     1
         Distribution                                  1
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection                                    1
         Treatment                                     1
       Storm Water:
         Management                                    1
         Collection                                    1
         Treatment                                     1
   Water Metering and Billing                          1
   Gas                                                     1
   Electric                                                1
   Cable                                                   1
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures              1
   Meters                           1
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband                                        1
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)                        1
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System                            1
   Dial-a-Ride                                  1
   Other
(22) Airport(s)                     1
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation            1   1
   Water Quality and Conservation           1   1
   Watershed Management                     1   1
   Air Quality Regulation                   1   1
   Erosion Control Structures               1   1
   Environmental Education                  1   1
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics                                1
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)                              1
   Playgrounds                          1
   Community/Recreation Center(s)       1
   Senior Center                        1
   Forestry Services                1
   Golf Course(s)                   1
   Community Pool                   1
   Trails                           1
   Beach Facilities                 1
   Marina/Port Facilities           1
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery               1
   Library                          1
   Zoo                              1
   Community Theater                1
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)              1
   Entertainment Facilities         1
    Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?
Village of Cassopolis for water and sewer billing and services.

(28) Special Authority/District Membership?
Chamber of Commerce (Vandalia/Cass)
Michigan Municipal League
(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?
Yes, we have. Cable, telephone, electric, gas companies.
(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
No.
CALVIN TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:
Dwight Dyes
Township Supervisor
P. O. Box 305
Cassopolis, MI 49031
(264) 445-2537
walkerdyes@peoplepc.com

Demographic Information:

2000 Population                    2,041
1990 Population                    1,813
Population Change (1990-2000)      11.2%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)             34.40
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi              59.3
2000 Households                      784
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                            1,417   69.4%
  Black or African American          474   23.2%
Population 65+ years of age          236   11.6%
Per Capita Personal Income      $ 21,387
Number in Poverty                    328   16.1%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents         1
    Records/Archives                        1
    Document Destruction                    1
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development   1
    Payroll/Benefits                        1
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing                      1
    Treasury Functions                                      1
    Tax Collection                                          1
    Accounting                          1
    Purchasing                              1
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems      1
    Geographic Information Systems                          1
    Website Development/Management      1
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration                                1
    Records and Reporting                                   1
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security                       1
    Janitorial Services                     1
    Cemetery Services                       1
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control        1
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing                              1
    Vehicle Maintenance                 1
    Garage/Storage                      1
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential                     1
        Non-Residential                        1
    Recycling                                  1
    Landfill/Resource Recovery                 1
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits                               1
    Building Inspection                            1
    Code Enforcement                               1
    Well Permitting                                                1
    Septic Permitting                                              1
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications                               1
    Officer Training                                       1
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street                                             1
        Bike                                               1
        Foot                                               1
        Horse                                              1
        Marine                                             1
        Helicopter                                                     1
    Detectives/Crime Investigations                        1
    Canine Unit                                            1
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning                 1
    Crime Laboratory                                       1
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)                                                1
    Detention Center(s)                                    1
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)                           1
    Animal Control                                         1
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection                                     1
    Training                                                   1
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance                                       1
    Investigations                                                 1
    Fire Fighting/Rescue                               1
    Ambulance/EMS                                      1
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response                       1
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement       1
   Engineering                                                 1
   Surveying                                                   1
   Community Planning and Development              1
   Business Retention/Expansion                    1
   Business Licensing                                  1
   Restaurant/Food Regulation                      1
   Public Convention Center                                1
   Promotion/Tourism                                   1   1
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services                 1
   District Court                          1
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution         1
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement                                1
   Maintenance                                             1
   Winter Maintenance                                      1
   Signs and Signals                                       1
   Street Lights                                               1
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance                                    1
   Roadside Mowing                                                 1
   Beautification                                                  1
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment                         1
         Distribution                      1
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection                                1
         Treatment                         1
       Storm Water:
         Management                                1
         Collection                                1
         Treatment                         1
   Water Metering and Billing              1
   Gas                                     1
   Electric                                                    1
   Cable                                                       1
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures              1
   Meters                           1
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband                                        1
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)        1
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System                1
   Dial-a-Ride                                      1
   Other
(22) Airport(s)                     1
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation            1
   Water Quality and Conservation           1
   Watershed Management                     1
   Air Quality Regulation           1
   Erosion Control Structures               1
   Environmental Education                  1
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics                                1
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)                              1
   Playgrounds                          1
   Community/Recreation Center(s)       1
   Senior Center                            1
   Forestry Services                            1
   Golf Course(s)                                   1
   Community Pool                                   1
   Trails                               1
   Beach Facilities                 1
   Marina/Port Facilities                           1
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery               1
   Library                                  1
   Zoo                              1
   Community Theater                1
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)              1
   Entertainment Facilities         1
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?
Ambulance service with Jefferson, Largrange, Village of Cassopolis
Fire with Penn Township
(28) Special Authority/District Membership?
Community Health
County Police
Agricultural Services
County Planning
(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?
No
(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
No
HOWARD TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population
1990 Population
Population Change (1990-2000)   #DIV/0!
2000 Land Area (sq mi)
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi          #DIV/0!
2000 Households
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                                   ####
  Black or African American               ####
Population 65+ years of age               ####
Per Capita Personal Income
Number in Poverty                         ####

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents
    Records/Archives
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing
    Treasury Functions
    Tax Collection
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Website Development/Management
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications
    Officer Training
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street
        Bike
        Foot
        Horse
        Marine
        Helicopter
    Detectives/Crime Investigations
    Canine Unit
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning
    Crime Laboratory
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Detention Center(s)
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
    Animal Control
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection
    Training
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance
    Investigations
    Fire Fighting/Rescue
    Ambulance/EMS
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center(s)
   Senior Center
   Forestry Services
   Golf Course(s)
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facilities
   Marina/Port Facilities
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population
1990 Population
Population Change (1990-2000)   #DIV/0!
2000 Land Area (sq mi)
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi          #DIV/0!
2000 Households
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                                   ####
  Black or African American               ####
Population 65+ years of age               ####
Per Capita Personal Income
Number in Poverty                         ####

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents
    Records/Archives
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing
    Treasury Functions
    Tax Collection
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Website Development/Management
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications
    Officer Training
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street
        Bike
        Foot
        Horse
        Marine
        Helicopter
    Detectives/Crime Investigations
    Canine Unit
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning
    Crime Laboratory
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Detention Center(s)
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
    Animal Control
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection
    Training
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance
    Investigations
    Fire Fighting/Rescue
    Ambulance/EMS
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center(s)
   Senior Center
   Forestry Services
   Golf Course(s)
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facilities
   Marina/Port Facilities
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
LAGRANGE TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population
1990 Population
Population Change (1990-2000)   #DIV/0!
2000 Land Area (sq mi)
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi          #DIV/0!
2000 Households
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                                   ####
  Black or African American               ####
Population 65+ years of age               ####
Per Capita Personal Income
Number in Poverty                         ####

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents
    Records/Archives
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing
    Treasury Functions
    Tax Collection
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Website Development/Management
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications
    Officer Training
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street
        Bike
        Foot
        Horse
        Marine
        Helicopter
    Detectives/Crime Investigations
    Canine Unit
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning
    Crime Laboratory
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Detention Center(s)
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
    Animal Control
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection
    Training
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance
    Investigations
    Fire Fighting/Rescue
    Ambulance/EMS
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center(s)
   Senior Center
   Forestry Services
   Golf Course(s)
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facilities
   Marina/Port Facilities
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
MARCELLUS TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population
1990 Population
Population Change (1990-2000)   #DIV/0!
2000 Land Area (sq mi)
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi          #DIV/0!
2000 Households
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                                   ####
  Black or African American               ####
Population 65+ years of age               ####
Per Capita Personal Income
Number in Poverty                         ####

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents
    Records/Archives
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing
    Treasury Functions
    Tax Collection
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Website Development/Management
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications
    Officer Training
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street
        Bike
        Foot
        Horse
        Marine
        Helicopter
    Detectives/Crime Investigations
    Canine Unit
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning
    Crime Laboratory
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Detention Center(s)
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
    Animal Control
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection
    Training
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance
    Investigations
    Fire Fighting/Rescue
    Ambulance/EMS
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center(s)
   Senior Center
   Forestry Services
   Golf Course(s)
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facilities
   Marina/Port Facilities
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
MASON TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:
Tim Bussard
Township Supervisor
21391 Redfield Road
Edwardsburg, MI 49112
(269) 699-7521


Demographic Information:

2000 Population                    2,514
1990 Population                    2,450
Population Change (1990-2000)       2.5%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)             20.30
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi             123.8
2000 Households                      953
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                            2,437   96.9%
  Black or African American            6    0.2%
Population 65+ years of age          281   11.2%
Per Capita Personal Income      $ 19,497
Number in Poverty                    173   6.9%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents     1
    Records/Archives                    1
    Document Destruction                                                            1
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development   1
    Payroll/Benefits                        1
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing                      1
    Treasury Functions                      1
    Tax Collection                          1
    Accounting                              1
    Purchasing                              1
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems      1
    Geographic Information Systems      1
    Website Development/Management                                              1
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration                1
    Records and Reporting                   1
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security                       1
    Janitorial Services                     1
    Cemetery Services                       1
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control        1
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing                          1
    Vehicle Maintenance                 1
    Garage/Storage                      1
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential                     1
        Non-Residential                        1
    Recycling                                  1
    Landfill/Resource Recovery                 1
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits                               1
    Building Inspection                            1
    Code Enforcement                               1
    Well Permitting                                1
    Septic Permitting                              1
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications                   1
    Officer Training                           1
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street                                 1
        Bike                                   1
        Foot                                   1
        Horse                                  1
        Marine                                 1
        Helicopter                             1
    Detectives/Crime Investigations            1
    Canine Unit                                1
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning     1
    Crime Laboratory                           1
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)                                    1
    Detention Center(s)                        1
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)                   1
    Animal Control                             1
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection                                         1
    Training                                           1
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance                               1
    Investigations                                     1
    Fire Fighting/Rescue                               1
    Ambulance/EMS                                      1
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response           1
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement       1
   Engineering                                         1
   Surveying                                           1
   Community Planning and Development          1
   Business Retention/Expansion                        1
   Business Licensing                                  1
   Restaurant/Food Regulation                          1
   Public Convention Center                            1
   Promotion/Tourism                                   1
   Other                                               1
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services                 1
   District Court                          1
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution         1
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement                    1
   Maintenance                                     1
   Winter Maintenance                              1
   Signs and Signals                               1
   Street Lights                               1
   Other                                           1
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance                    1
   Roadside Mowing                                 1
   Beautification                                      1
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment                         1
         Distribution                      1
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection                        1
         Treatment                         1
       Storm Water:
         Management                        1
         Collection                        1
         Treatment                         1
   Water Metering and Billing              1
   Gas                                     1
   Electric                                1
   Cable                                   1
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures              1
   Meters                           1
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband                        1
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)        1
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System                1
   Dial-a-Ride                      1
   Other
(22) Airport(s)                     1
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation    1
   Water Quality and Conservation   1
   Watershed Management             1
   Air Quality Regulation           1
   Erosion Control Structures       1
   Environmental Education          1
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics                1
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)                          1
   Playgrounds                          1
   Community/Recreation Center(s)   1
   Senior Center                    1
   Forestry Services                1
   Golf Course(s)                   1
   Community Pool                   1
   Trails                           1
   Beach Facilities                 1
   Marina/Port Facilities           1
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery               1
   Library                              1
   Zoo                              1
   Community Theater                1
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)              1
   Entertainment Facilities         1
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?
N/A

(28) Special Authority/District Membership?
N/A

(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?
N/A
(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
N/A
MILTON TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population
1990 Population
Population Change (1990-2000)   #DIV/0!
2000 Land Area (sq mi)
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi          #DIV/0!
2000 Households
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                                   ####
  Black or African American               ####
Population 65+ years of age               ####
Per Capita Personal Income
Number in Poverty                         ####

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents
    Records/Archives
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing
    Treasury Functions
    Tax Collection
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Website Development/Management
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications
    Officer Training
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street
        Bike
        Foot
        Horse
        Marine
        Helicopter
    Detectives/Crime Investigations
    Canine Unit
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning
    Crime Laboratory
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Detention Center(s)
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
    Animal Control
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection
    Training
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance
    Investigations
    Fire Fighting/Rescue
    Ambulance/EMS
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center(s)
   Senior Center
   Forestry Services
   Golf Course(s)
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facilities
   Marina/Port Facilities
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
NEWBERG TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population
1990 Population
Population Change (1990-2000)   #DIV/0!
2000 Land Area (sq mi)
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi          #DIV/0!
2000 Households
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                                   ####
  Black or African American               ####
Population 65+ years of age               ####
Per Capita Personal Income
Number in Poverty                         ####

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents
    Records/Archives
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing
    Treasury Functions
    Tax Collection
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Website Development/Management
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications
    Officer Training
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street
        Bike
        Foot
        Horse
        Marine
        Helicopter
    Detectives/Crime Investigations
    Canine Unit
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning
    Crime Laboratory
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Detention Center(s)
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
    Animal Control
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection
    Training
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance
    Investigations
    Fire Fighting/Rescue
    Ambulance/EMS
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center(s)
   Senior Center
   Forestry Services
   Golf Course(s)
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facilities
   Marina/Port Facilities
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
ONTWA TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:
John Brielmaier
Township Supervisor
P. O. Box 209
Edwardsburg, MI 49112
(269) 663-2347


Demographic Information:

2000 Population                    5,865
1990 Population                    5,592
Population Change (1990-2000)       4.7%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)             19.50
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi             300.8
2000 Households                    2,392
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                            5,676   96.8%
  Black or African American           18    0.3%
Population 65+ years of age          842   14.4%
Per Capita Personal Income      $ 21,691
Number in Poverty                    335   5.7%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents                                                 1
    Records/Archives                                                                1
    Document Destruction                                                            1
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development       1
    Payroll/Benefits                        1                                   1
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing                      1
    Treasury Functions                      1
    Tax Collection                          1
    Accounting                              1
    Purchasing                              1
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems                          1
    Geographic Information Systems                          1
    Website Development/Management                                                  1
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration                1
    Records and Reporting                   1
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security                                                           1
    Janitorial Services                     1
    Cemetery Services                                                           1
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control                                                    1
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing                          1
    Vehicle Maintenance                 1
    Garage/Storage                      1
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential                     1
        Non-Residential                        1
    Recycling                                  1
    Landfill/Resource Recovery                 1
    Other: Clean Up Days                           1
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits                               1
    Building Inspection                            1
    Code Enforcement                               1
    Well Permitting                                        1
    Septic Permitting                                      1
    Other: Sewer                                   1
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications                               1
    Officer Training                                           1
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street                                         1
        Bike                                           1
        Foot                                                       1
        Horse                                                      1
        Marine                                                     1
        Helicopter                                                 1
    Detectives/Crime Investigations                    1
    Canine Unit                                1
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning                 1
    Crime Laboratory                                   1
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)                                                1
    Detention Center(s)                                    1
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)                   1       1
    Animal Control                                         1
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection                                                     1
    Training                                           1
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance                           1
    Investigations                                     1
    Fire Fighting/Rescue                               1
    Ambulance/EMS                                      1
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response                       1
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement       1
   Engineering                                             1
   Surveying                                               1
   Community Planning and Development          1
   Business Retention/Expansion                    1
   Business Licensing                                          1
   Restaurant/Food Regulation                          1
   Public Convention Center                                    1
   Promotion/Tourism                                           1
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services                         1
   District Court                                  1
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution                             1
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement                    1   1
   Maintenance                                     1
   Winter Maintenance                              1
   Signs and Signals                               1
   Street Lights                               1           1
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance                                1
   Roadside Mowing                                 1
   Beautification                                              1
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment                         1
         Distribution                      1
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection                            1
         Treatment                                         1
       Storm Water:
         Management                                        1
         Collection                        1
         Treatment                         1
   Water Metering and Billing              1
   Gas                                     1               1
   Electric                                1               1
   Cable                                   1               1
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures              1
   Meters                           1
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband                                                1
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)                                1
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System                1
   Dial-a-Ride                      1
   Other
(22) Airport(s)                     1
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation    1                   1
   Water Quality and Conservation   1
   Watershed Management             1                   1
   Air Quality Regulation           1               1
   Erosion Control Structures       1                   1
   Environmental Education          1
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics                1
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)                              1   1
   Playgrounds                      1
   Community/Recreation Center(s)   1
   Senior Center                                1
   Forestry Services                1
   Golf Course(s)                                           1
   Community Pool                   1
   Trails                           1
   Beach Facilities                 1
   Marina/Port Facilities                                   1
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery                       1
   Library                                  1   1
   Zoo                              1
   Community Theater                1
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)              1
   Entertainment Facilities         1
    Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?
Village of Edwardsburg
Jefferson Township
Milton Township
(28) Special Authority/District Membership?
None

(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?
Sewer, Fire and Ambulance
(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
PENN TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:
John K. Gore
Township Supervisor
20849 Decatur Street
Cassopolis, MI 49031
(269) 445-2048


Demographic Information:

2000 Population                    1,902
1990 Population                    1,877
Population Change (1990-2000)       1.3%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)             33.70
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi              56.4
2000 Households                      747
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                            1,561   82.1%
  Black or African American          235   12.4%
Population 65+ years of age          295   15.5%
Per Capita Personal Income      $ 19,462
Number in Poverty                    258   13.6%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other: Cell Towers
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents         1
    Records/Archives                        1
    Document Destruction                    1
    Other                                   1
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development       1
    Payroll/Benefits                        1
    Other                                   1
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing                      1
    Treasury Functions                      1                       1
    Tax Collection                          1                       1
    Accounting                              1
    Purchasing                              1
    Other                                   1
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems                                  1
    Geographic Information Systems                                  1
    Website Development/Management          1                       1
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration                1           1   1
    Records and Reporting                   1           1   1
    Other                                   1           1   1
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security                       1
    Janitorial Services                     1
    Cemetery Services                       1
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control        1
    Other                                   1
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing                              1   1
    Vehicle Maintenance                     1   1
    Garage/Storage                          1   1
    Other: Fire Department
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential                     1
        Non-Residential                        1
    Recycling                                  1
    Landfill/Resource Recovery                 1
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits                               1
    Building Inspection                            1
    Code Enforcement                               1
    Well Permitting                                    1
    Septic Permitting                                  1
    Other: Public Sewer/Water                      1       1
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications                   1       1
    Officer Training                           1       1
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street                                 1       1
        Bike                                   1       1
        Foot                                   1       1
        Horse                                  1       1
        Marine                                 1       1
        Helicopter                             1       1
    Detectives/Crime Investigations            1       1
    Canine Unit                                1       1
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning     1       1
    Crime Laboratory                           1       1
    Other                                      1       1
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)                                    1       1
    Detention Center(s)                        1       1       1
    Other                                      1       1       1
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)               1       1
    Animal Control                             1       1
    Other                                      1       1
(13) Fire:
    Inspection                                     1
    Training                                       1
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance                       1
    Investigations                                 1
    Fire Fighting/Rescue                           1
    Ambulance/EMS                                              1
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response       1
    Other                                          1
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement       1
   Engineering                                                         1
   Surveying                                                           1
   Community Planning and Development                  1
   Business Retention/Expansion                        1
   Business Licensing                                                      1
   Restaurant/Food Regulation                              1
   Public Convention Center                1
   Promotion/Tourism                           1       1
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services                 1
   District Court                          1                   1
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution         1
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement                    1       1
   Maintenance                                 1       1
   Winter Maintenance                          1       1
   Signs and Signals                           1       1
   Street Lights                               1       1
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance            1
   Roadside Mowing                             1       1
   Beautification                              1       1
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment                             1   1
         Distribution                          1   1
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection                            1   1               1
         Treatment                             1   1               1
       Storm Water:
         Management                            1           1
         Collection                            1           1
         Treatment                         1
   Water Metering and Billing                  1   1
   Gas                                         1                       1
   Electric                                    1                       1
   Cable                                       1                       1
   Other: Cell Towers                          1                       1
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures              1
   Meters                           1
   Other                            1
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband                            1           1
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)            1           1
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System                1           1
   Dial-a-Ride                      1           1
   Other
(22) Airport(s)                     1
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation        1   1   1
   Water Quality and Conservation       1   1   1
   Watershed Management                 1   1   1
   Air Quality Regulation           1
   Erosion Control Structures           1   1   1
   Environmental Education              1   1   1
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics                1
   Other                            1
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)                          1           1
   Playgrounds                      1           1
   Community/Recreation Center(s)   1           1
   Senior Center                    1           1
   Forestry Services                1       1
   Golf Course(s)                   1               1
   Community Pool                   1
   Trails                           1           1
   Beach Facilities                 1
   Marina/Port Facilities           1                   1
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery               1
   Library                          1
   Zoo                              1
   Community Theater                1
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)              1
   Entertainment Facilities         1
    Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?
Village of Cassapolis

(28) Special Authority/District Membership?
Cassopolis Area Utilities Authority (CAUA)

(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?
Penn serves Calvin Twp. With Fire Protection Services under annual contract.
(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
None known.
POKAGON TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:
Linda Preston
Township Supervisor
30683 Peavine Street
Dowagiac, MI 49047
(269) 782-8756
pokagonsupervisor@epowerc.net

Demographic Information:

2000 Population                    2,199
1990 Population                    2,188
Population Change (1990-2000)       0.5%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)             34.60
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi              63.6
2000 Households                      818
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                            1,912   86.9%
  Black or African American          142    6.5%
Population 65+ years of age          340   15.5%
Per Capita Personal Income      $ 18,215
Number in Poverty                    184   8.4%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents         1
    Records/Archives                        1
    Document Destruction                    1
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development       1
    Payroll/Benefits                        1
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing                                                          1
    Treasury Functions                      1
    Tax Collection                          1
    Accounting                              1
    Purchasing                              1
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems      1
    Geographic Information Systems      1
    Website Development/Management      1
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration                1
    Records and Reporting                   1
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security                   1
    Janitorial Services                     1
    Cemetery Services                       1
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control        1
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing                          1
    Vehicle Maintenance                 1
    Garage/Storage                      1
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential                     1
        Non-Residential                                  1
    Recycling                                            1
    Landfill/Resource Recovery                                 1
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits                                           1
    Building Inspection                                        1
    Code Enforcement                                           1
    Well Permitting                                                           1
    Septic Permitting                                                         1
                                                               1
    Other: Permitting and Inspections (Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing)
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications                                                  1
    Officer Training                                                          1
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street                                                                1
        Bike                                             1
        Foot                                             1
        Horse                                            1
        Marine                                                                1
        Helicopter                                       1
    Detectives/Crime Investigations                                           1
    Canine Unit                                                               1
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning                                    1
    Crime Laboratory                                                          1
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)                                                                   1
    Detention Center(s)                                                       1
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)                                              1
    Animal Control                                                            1
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection                                                                    1   1
    Training                                                                          1
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance                                                      1
    Investigations                                                                1   1
    Fire Fighting/Rescue                                                          1   1
    Ambulance/EMS                                                                 1
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response                                              1
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement       1
   Engineering                             1
   Surveying                               1
   Community Planning and Development          1
   Business Retention/Expansion            1
   Business Licensing                      1
   Restaurant/Food Regulation              1
   Public Convention Center                1
   Promotion/Tourism                       1
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services                     1
   District Court                                  1
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution                 1
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement                        1
   Maintenance                                     1
   Winter Maintenance                              1
   Signs and Signals                               1
   Street Lights                                   1
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance            1       1
   Roadside Mowing                                 1
   Beautification                          1
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment                         1
         Distribution                      1           1
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection                        1           1
         Treatment                         1
       Storm Water:
         Management                        1
         Collection                        1
         Treatment                         1
   Water Metering and Billing              1
   Gas                                                     1
   Electric                                                1
   Cable                                                   1
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures              1
   Meters                           1
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband                        1
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)        1
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System                1
   Dial-a-Ride                              1
   Other
(22) Airport(s)                     1
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation                1
   Water Quality and Conservation               1
   Watershed Management                         1
   Air Quality Regulation               1
   Erosion Control Structures                   1
   Environmental Education                      1
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics                1
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)                                  1
   Playgrounds                      1
   Community/Recreation Center(s)   1
   Senior Center                            1
   Forestry Services                            1
   Golf Course(s)                                   1
   Community Pool                   1
   Trails                                   1
   Beach Facilities                 1
   Marina/Port Facilities           1
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery               1
   Library                                  1
   Zoo                              1
   Community Theater                1
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)              1
   Entertainment Facilities         1
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?
Cass County
City of Dowagiac
(28) Special Authority/District Membership?
Soil Conservation District (SCS) Federal

(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?
Fire agreements, PA 425 agreements
(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
No
PORTER TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:




Demographic Information:

2000 Population                    1,270
1990 Population                    1,140
Population Change (1990-2000)      10.2%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)             35.70
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi              35.6
2000 Households                      460
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                            1,237   97.4%
  Black or African American            2    0.2%
Population 65+ years of age          128   10.1%
Per Capita Personal Income      $ 16,681
Number in Poverty                    137   10.8%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents
    Records/Archives
    Document Destruction
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development
    Payroll/Benefits
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing
    Treasury Functions
    Tax Collection
    Accounting
    Purchasing
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems
    Geographic Information Systems
    Website Development/Management
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration
    Records and Reporting
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security
    Janitorial Services
    Cemetery Services
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing
    Vehicle Maintenance
    Garage/Storage
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential
        Non-Residential
    Recycling
    Landfill/Resource Recovery
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits
    Building Inspection
    Code Enforcement
    Well Permitting
    Septic Permitting
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications
    Officer Training
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street
        Bike
        Foot
        Horse
        Marine
        Helicopter
    Detectives/Crime Investigations
    Canine Unit
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning
    Crime Laboratory
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)
    Detention Center(s)
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)
    Animal Control
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection
    Training
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance
    Investigations
    Fire Fighting/Rescue
    Ambulance/EMS
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
   Community/Recreation Center(s)
   Senior Center
   Forestry Services
   Golf Course(s)
   Community Pool
   Trails
   Beach Facilities
   Marina/Port Facilities
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery
   Library
   Zoo
   Community Theater
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)
   Entertainment Facilities
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?


(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:
Walter F. Lehmann
Township Clerk
P. O. Box 464
Dowagiac, MI 49047
(269) 424-3025
silvercreek@locallink.net

Demographic Information:

2000 Population                    3,491
1990 Population                    3,101
Population Change (1990-2000)      11.2%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)             32.20
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi             108.4
2000 Households                    1,299
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                            3,160   90.5%
  Black or African American           29    0.8%
Population 65+ years of age          526   15.1%
Per Capita Personal Income      $ 18,866
Number in Poverty                    342   9.8%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other: Veterinary Clinics
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
    Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?
City of Dowagiac
Keeler Township, Van Buren County
(28) Special Authority/District Membership?
Sister Lakes Area Utility Authority
Sister Lakes Volunteer Fire Department
Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department
Dowagiac Volunteer Fire Department
Dowagiac District Library
Cass District Library
Cass Council on Aging
Southwestern Michigan College
Southwestern Michigan Commission
Silver Creek Township Cemetery Association
Cass/Van Buren County Health Department
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents                                             1
    Records/Archives                        1
    Document Destruction                    1
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development                           1   1   1       1
    Payroll/Benefits                        1
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing                      1
    Treasury Functions                      1
    Tax Collection                          1               1
    Accounting                              1                                   1
    Purchasing                              1                   1   1       1
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems          1                   1   1           1
    Geographic Information Systems          1                   1   1
    Website Development/Management      1
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration                1   1   1   1   1
    Records and Reporting                   1   1   1   1   1
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security                       1               1
    Janitorial Services                     1                                   1
    Cemetery Services                                                       1
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control                                                1
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing                              1
    Vehicle Maintenance                                                         1
    Garage/Storage                          1                               1
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential                                                             1
        Non-Residential                                                    1
    Recycling                                                      1
    Landfill/Resource Recovery                                     1
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits                               1
    Building Inspection                            1
    Code Enforcement                               1
    Well Permitting                                                    1
    Septic Permitting                                                  1
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications                                   1
    Officer Training                               1       1   1
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street                                     1
        Bike                                   1
        Foot                                   1
        Horse                                  1
        Marine                                                 1
        Helicopter                                         1
    Detectives/Crime Investigations                        1   1
    Canine Unit                                                1
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning             1   1   1
    Crime Laboratory                                       1
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)                                                1   1
    Detention Center(s)                                    1   1
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)                   1   1                   1
    Animal Control                                 1           1
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection                                             1           1
    Training                                                           1
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance                                           1
    Investigations                                         1
    Fire Fighting/Rescue                                               1
    Ambulance/EMS                                                      1
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response               1   1       1   1
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement       1
   Engineering                                         1           1
   Surveying                                           1           1
   Community Planning and Development      1
   Business Retention/Expansion            1
   Business Licensing                      1
   Restaurant/Food Regulation              1
   Public Convention Center                1
   Promotion/Tourism                       1
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services                         1   1           1
   District Court                                      1
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution                 1
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement                        1   1
   Maintenance                                     1   1
   Winter Maintenance                              1   1
   Signs and Signals                               1   1
   Street Lights                           1
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance            1
   Roadside Mowing                                     1
   Beautification                                      1
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment                         1
         Distribution                      1
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection                            1               1
         Treatment                                         1
       Storm Water:
         Management                                    1
         Collection                                    1
         Treatment                         1
   Water Metering and Billing                              1
   Gas                                                             1
   Electric                                                        1
   Cable                                                           1
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures              1
   Meters                           1
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband                                                    1
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)        1
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System                1
   Dial-a-Ride                                              1
   Other
(22) Airport(s)                         1
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation                    1
   Water Quality and Conservation               1
   Watershed Management                         1   1
   Air Quality Regulation                       1
   Erosion Control Structures                       1
   Environmental Education                      1           1   1
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics                                            1
   Other: Veterinary Clinics                                    1
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)                                      1   1
   Playgrounds                              1           1
   Community/Recreation Center(s)                   1   1
   Senior Center                                    1           1
   Forestry Services                            1               1
   Golf Course(s)                                               1
   Community Pool                   1
   Trails                                       1   1       1
   Beach Facilities                             1       1
   Marina/Port Facilities                       1       1       1
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery                               1   1   1   1
   Library                                  1       1       1
   Zoo                              1
   Community Theater                                        1   1
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)              1
   Entertainment Facilities                             1   1   1
    Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?
City of Dowagiac
Keeler Township, Van Buren County
(28) Special Authority/District Membership?
Sister Lakes Area Utility Authority
Sister Lakes Volunteer Fire Department
Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department
Dowagiac Volunteer Fire Department
Dowagiac District Library
Cass District Library
Cass Council on Aging
Southwestern Michigan College
Southwestern Michigan Commission
Silver Creek Township Cemetery Association
Cass/Van Buren County Health Department
Dowagiac Economic Development Committee
(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?
Yes - sewer maintenance and billings
(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
No
VOLINIA TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:
Wendy Elsey
Township Supervisor
54761 Lawrence Road
Marcellus, MI 49067
(269) 646-9849
wenelsey@msn.com

Demographic Information:

2000 Population                    1,174
1990 Population                    1,032
Population Change (1990-2000)      12.1%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)             34.40
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi              34.1
2000 Households                      426
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                            1,100   93.7%
  Black or African American           30    2.6%
Population 65+ years of age          125   10.6%
Per Capita Personal Income      $ 17,375
Number in Poverty                     41   3.5%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents                                             1
    Records/Archives                        1
    Document Destruction                    1
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development   1
    Payroll/Benefits                        1
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing                                                          1
    Treasury Functions                      1
    Tax Collection                          1
    Accounting                              1
    Purchasing                              1
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems      1
    Geographic Information Systems      1
    Website Development/Management      1
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration                1
    Records and Reporting                   1
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security                   1
    Janitorial Services                     1
    Cemetery Services                                                           1
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control        1
    Other: Building Fire Alarm                                                  1
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing                          1
    Vehicle Maintenance                 1
    Garage/Storage                      1
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential                     1
        Non-Residential                        1
    Recycling                                  1
    Landfill/Resource Recovery                                         1
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits                                                   1
    Building Inspection                                                1
    Code Enforcement                                                   1
    Well Permitting                                    1
    Septic Permitting                                  1
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications                                   1
    Officer Training                                           1
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street                                                 1
        Bike                                   1
        Foot                                   1
        Horse                                  1
        Marine                                                 1
        Helicopter                             1
    Detectives/Crime Investigations                        1   1
    Canine Unit                                                1
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning                     1
    Crime Laboratory                                       1   1
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)                                                    1
    Detention Center(s)                                                    1
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)                   1           1
    Animal Control                                             1
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection                                 1
    Training                                                       1
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance                   1
    Investigations                                         1
    Fire Fighting/Rescue                                           1
    Ambulance/EMS                                                  1
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response               1   1   1
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement       1
   Engineering                             1
   Surveying                                           1
   Community Planning and Development          1
   Business Retention/Expansion            1
   Business Licensing                      1
   Restaurant/Food Regulation              1
   Public Convention Center                1
   Promotion/Tourism                       1
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services                                     1
   District Court                                          1
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution         1
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement                        1   1
   Maintenance                                     1   1
   Winter Maintenance                                  1
   Signs and Signals                               1   1
   Street Lights                                       1
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance            1
   Roadside Mowing                                     1
   Beautification                          1
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment                         1
         Distribution                      1
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection                        1
         Treatment                         1
       Storm Water:
         Management                        1
         Collection                        1
         Treatment                         1
   Water Metering and Billing              1
   Gas                                     1
   Electric                                1
   Cable                                   1
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures              1
   Meters                           1
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband                        1
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)        1
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System                1
   Dial-a-Ride                      1
   Other
(22) Airport(s)                     1
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation        1
   Water Quality and Conservation   1
   Watershed Management                 1
   Air Quality Regulation           1
   Erosion Control Structures           1
   Environmental Education          1
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics                1
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)                              1
   Playgrounds                          1
   Community/Recreation Center(s)   1
   Senior Center                    1
   Forestry Services                1
   Golf Course(s)                   1
   Community Pool                   1
   Trails                               1
   Beach Facilities                 1
   Marina/Port Facilities               1
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery               1
   Library                          1
   Zoo                              1
   Community Theater                1
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)              1
   Entertainment Facilities         1
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?


(28) Special Authority/District Membership?
Wayne Township Fire
Dowagiac Ambulance
Marcellus Fire and Ambulance
(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?

(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
WAYNE TOWNSHIP
CASS COUNTY
Contact Information:
Frank L. Butts
Township Supervisor
54791 M-51 North
Dowagiac, MI 49047
(269) 782-8691
dahpc54791m51@yahoo.com

Demographic Information:

2000 Population                    2,861
1990 Population                    2,780
Population Change (1990-2000)       2.8%
2000 Land Area (sq mi)             34.30
2000 Persons Per Sq Mi              83.4
2000 Households                    1,007
Homogeneity of Race :
  White                            2,644   92.4%
  Black or African American           60    2.1%
Population 65+ years of age          297   10.4%
Per Capita Personal Income      $ 17,621
Number in Poverty                    306   10.7%

Government Information:

County FIP
Sub-County FIP
Type of Governmnet
Year Incorporated
Form of Government
City Council:
  Number of Council Members
  Partisan/Non-Partisan
  Method of Selection
  Council's Term (in years)
  Staggered
Mayor:
  Method of Selection:
    Elected Directly
    Elected by Council
    Most Popular Votes
  Mayor's Term (in years)
 Veto Powers
 Voting Powers
Administrative Positions:
 Clerk Selection
 Treasurer Selection
 Assessor Selection
 Other Adm. Staff Selection
Budget:
 Prepared By

Tax Information:

Millage Rate:
 Allocated Mills
 Extra Voted Mills
 Total Millage




                                 Training
                                 Fire Hydrant Maintenance
                                 Investigations
                                 Fire Fighting/Rescue
                                 Ambulance/EMS
                                 Hazardous Material Handling and Response
                                 Other
                              (14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement
   Engineering
   Surveying
   Community Planning and Development
   Business Retention/Expansion
   Business Licensing
   Restaurant/Food Regulation
   Public Convention Center
   Promotion/Tourism
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services
   District Court
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement
   Maintenance
   Winter Maintenance
   Signs and Signals
   Street Lights
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance
   Roadside Mowing
   Beautification
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment
         Distribution
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection
         Treatment
       Storm Water:
         Management
         Collection
         Treatment
   Water Metering and Billing
   Gas
   Electric
   Cable
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures
   Meters
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System
   Dial-a-Ride
   Other
(22) Airport(s)
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation
   Water Quality and Conservation
   Watershed Management
   Air Quality Regulation
   Erosion Control Structures
   Environmental Education
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)
   Playgrounds
Survey Results:
                                        a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l
Services

(1) Document Services:
    Printing of Municipal Documents         1                                   1
    Records/Archives                        1
    Document Destruction                    1
    Other
(2) Human Resources:
    Training/Professional Development                                           1
    Payroll/Benefits                        1
    Other
(3) Fiscal Services:
    Property Assessing                      1
    Treasury Functions                      1
    Tax Collection                          1
    Accounting                              1                                   1
    Purchasing                              1
    Other
(4) Information Technology:
    Management Information Systems                          1
    Geographic Information Systems                          1
    Website Development/Management      1
    Other
(5) Elections:
    Elections Administration                1
    Records and Reporting                   1
    Other
(6) Buildings and Grounds:
    Building Security                                                           1
    Janitorial Services                     1
    Cemetery Services                       1
    Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control        1
    Other
(7) Fleet Services:
    Purchasing                              1
    Vehicle Maintenance                                                         1
    Garage/Storage                          1
    Other
(8) Refuse Collection:
    Solid Waste Collection:
        Residential                     1
        Non-Residential                        1
    Recycling                                  1
    Landfill/Resource Recovery                 1
    Other
(9) Building Regulation:
    Building Permits                               1
    Building Inspection                            1
    Code Enforcement                               1
    Well Permitting                                            1
    Septic Permitting                                          1
    Other
(10) Police:
    911/Radio Communications                                   1
    Officer Training                               1       1
    Patrol/Emergency Response:
        Street                                     1
        Bike                                   1
        Foot                                   1
        Horse                                  1
        Marine                                 1
        Helicopter                             1
    Detectives/Crime Investigations                1       1   1
    Canine Unit                                                1
    Emergency & Disaster Response Planning                     1
    Crime Laboratory                                       1
    Other
(11) Corrections:
    Jail(s)                                                    1
    Detention Center(s)                                        1
    Other
(12) Animal Services:
    Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)                   1           1   1
    Animal Control                                             1
    Other
(13) Fire:
    Inspection                                     1       1
    Training                                       1       1
    Fire Hydrant Maintenance                   1
    Investigations                                         1   1
    Fire Fighting/Rescue                           1   1
    Ambulance/EMS                                                  1
    Hazardous Material Handling and Response       1           1
    Other
(14) Community and Economic Development:
   Zoning Administration and Enforcement       1
   Engineering                             1
   Surveying                               1
   Community Planning and Development          1
   Business Retention/Expansion            1
   Business Licensing                      1
   Restaurant/Food Regulation              1
   Public Convention Center                1
   Promotion/Tourism                       1
   Other
(15) Legal/Judicial Services:
   Attorney/Legal Services                     1
   District Court                                  1
   Mediation or Dispute Resolution         1
   Other
(16) Roads and Bridges:
   Construction/Improvement                    1   1
   Maintenance                                     1
   Winter Maintenance                              1
   Signs and Signals                               1
   Street Lights                           1
   Other
(17) Sidewalk and Curb:
   Construction and Maintenance            1
   Roadside Mowing                                 1
   Beautification                          1
   Other
(18) Utilities:
   Water and Sewer:
       Water:
         Treatment                         1
         Distribution                      1
       Sanitary Sewer:
         Collection                        1
         Treatment                         1
       Storm Water:
         Management                        1
         Collection                        1
         Treatment                         1
   Water Metering and Billing              1
   Gas                                     1
   Electric                                1
   Cable                                               1
   Other
(19) Parking Services:
   Lots and Structures              1
   Meters                           1
   Other
(20) Internet Services:
   Broadband                        1
   Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)        1
   Other
(21) Transit Services:
   Public Bus System                                1
   Dial-a-Ride                                          1
   Other
(22) Airport(s)                     1
   Other
(23) Environmental Services:
   Soil Quality and Conservation                1
   Water Quality and Conservation               1
   Watershed Management                         1
   Air Quality Regulation           1
   Erosion Control Structures       1
   Environmental Education          1
   Other
(24) Health Services:
   Hospitals/Clinics                1
   Other
(25) Parks and Recreation:
   Park(s)                          1
   Playgrounds                      1
   Community/Recreation Center(s)   1
   Senior Center                    1
   Forestry Services                1
   Golf Course(s)                   1
   Community Pool                   1
   Trails                           1
   Beach Facilities                 1
   Marina/Port Facilities           1
   Other
(26) Cultural Services:
   Museum/Art Gallery               1
   Library                              1   1
   Zoo                              1
   Community Theater                1
   Stadium(s)/Arena(s)              1
   Entertainment Facilities         1
   Other
(27) Municipalities primarily cooperate with?
Fire Protection - Volinia Township

(28) Special Authority/District Membership?
District Library

(29) Interlocal agreements under consideration for provision of specific services?
No
(30) Ordinances/policies that create impediments to interlocal agreements?
No
                                                                                  Cass County




                                                                                                       Also provides this service to
                                                                                                                                        Jointly provides




                                                  contract for this service
                                                                                                                                       this service with:                                           Has this service provided by :




                                                                              Directly provides this




                                                                                                                                        another municipality




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 another municipality
                                                  Does not provide or




                                                                                                       another community




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        a special authority/




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    service is provided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               a private provider

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    don't know how
                                                                                                                                                                   a school district
s, Villages, and Townships




                                                                                                                                                                                       the coutny



                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the county
                                                                                                                                                                                                    the state
                                                                              service




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        district
          Survey Results:
                                                           a                          b                           c                         d                          e                  f           g               h                 i                       j                  k                        l
          Services

          (1) Document Services:
              Printing of Municipal Documents                          1                        4                                                                                                                                                                                              5                    1
              Records/Archives                                         1                        7                                                                                                                           1                                                                                       1
              Document Destruction                                                              7                                                                                                                           1                                                                                       2
              Other                                                                             1
          (2) Human Resources:
              Training/Professional Development                        3                        4                                                                                                               1           1                    1                                             4
              Payroll/Benefits                                         1                        9                                                                                                                                                                                              1
              Other                                                                             1
          (3) Fiscal Services:
              Property Assessing                                                           7                                                                                                                                                                                                   3
              Treasury Functions                                                           8                                                                                                   1                1           1
              Tax Collection                                                               9                                                                                                   2                            1
              Accounting                                               1                   9                                                                                                                                                                                                   3
              Purchasing                                                                  10                                                                                                                    1           1                                            1
              Other                                                                        1
          (4) Information Technology:
              Management Information Systems                           4                        2                                                                                              2                1           3                    1                                             2
              Geographic Information Systems                           3                        2                                                                                              3                1           3                    1                                             1
              Website Development/Management                           5                        1                                                                                                                           2                                                                  2                    1
              Other
          (5) Elections:
              Elections Administration                                                          8                            1                                 1                 2             3                                                 1
              Records and Reporting                                                             8                            1                                 1                 2             4
              Other                                                                             1                                                                                1             1
          (6) Buildings and Grounds:
              Building Security                                        2                        5                                                                                              1                                                                                               3
              Janitorial Services                                                               9                                                                                                                                                                                              2
              Cemetery Services                                                                 6                                                                                                                                                                        1                     3
              Mosquito/Moth/Insect Control                             7                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2                    1
              Other                                                                             1                                                                                                                                                                                              1




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                                                                                       Cass County




                                                                                                            Also provides this service to
                                                                                                                                             Jointly provides




                                                       contract for this service
                                                                                                                                            this service with:                                           Has this service provided by :




                                                                                   Directly provides this




                                                                                                                                             another municipality




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      another municipality
                                                       Does not provide or




                                                                                                            another community




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a special authority/




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         service is provided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a private provider

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         don't know how
                                                                                                                                                                        a school district
s, Villages, and Townships




                                                                                                                                                                                            the coutny



                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the county
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the state
                                                                                   service




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             district
          Survey Results:
                                                                a                          b                           c                         d                          e                  f           g               h                 i                       j                  k                        l
          (7) Fleet Services:
              Purchasing                                                    4                        6                            1
              Vehicle Maintenance                                           5                        3                            1                                                                                                                                                                 3
              Garage/Storage                                                5                        5                            1                                                                                                                                           1
              Other
          (8) Refuse Collection:
              Solid Waste Collection:
                  Residential                                               9                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1
                  Non-Residential                                           8                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2
              Recycling                                                     9                                                                                                                                                                         1
              Landfill/Resource Recovery                                    6                        2                                                                                                                                                1                                             1
              Other                                                                                  1
          (9) Building Regulation:
              Building Permits                                                                       8                                                                                                                                                                                              2
              Building Inspection                                                                    8                                                                                                                                                                                              2
              Code Enforcement                                                                       8                                                                                                                                                                                              2
              Well Permitting                                                                        1                                                                                              2                            5                                            1                     1
              Septic Permitting                                                                      1                                                                                              2                            5                                            1                     1
              Other                                                                                  3                                                                                                                                                                        1
          (10) Police:                                                                                                                                                                                                           1
              911/Radio Communications                                      2                                                                                       1                               2                            6
              Officer Training                                              2                        3                                                                                              1                2           5                                                                  1
              Patrol/Emergency Response:
                  Street                                                    2                        3                                                              1                               1                            4
                  Bike                                                      6                        1                                                              1                               1                            2
                  Foot                                                      6                        1                                                                                              1                            2                                                                                       1
                  Horse                                                     7                                                                                                                       1                            2                                                                                       1
                  Marine                                                    3                                                                                                                       1                            6                                                                                       1
                  Helicopter                                                6                                                                                                                                        1           2                                                                                       2
              Detectives/Crime Investigations                               2                        2                                                              1                               1                3           6
              Canine Unit                                                   3                        1                                                                                              1                            6
              Emergency & Disaster Response Planning                        2                                                                                                                       4                1           6
              Crime Laboratory                                              2                                                                                       1                               1                4           4
              Other                                                         1                                                                                                                       1                            1
          (11) Corrections:
              Jail(s)                                                       2                                                                                                                       2                1           7
              Detention Center(s)                                           2                                                                                                                       2                1           6                                                                  1                    1
              Other                                                         1                                                                                                                                                    1                                                                  1
          (12) Animal Services:
              Animal Licenses (dogs, etc.)                                  1                        5                                                                                              3                            6                                                                  2
              Animal Control                                                2                        1                                                                                              2                            7
              Other                                                         1                                                                                                                                                    1




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                                                                                                                                              Jointly provides




                                                        contract for this service
                                                                                                                                             this service with:                                           Has this service provided by :




                                                                                    Directly provides this




                                                                                                                                              another municipality




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       another municipality
                                                        Does not provide or




                                                                                                             another community




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a special authority/




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          service is provided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a private provider

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          don't know how
                                                                                                                                                                         a school district
s, Villages, and Townships




                                                                                                                                                                                             the coutny



                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the county
                                                                                                                                                                                                          the state
                                                                                    service




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              district
          Survey Results:
                                                                 a                          b                           c                         d                          e                  f           g               h                 i                       j                  k                        l
          (13) Fire:
             Inspection                                                      1                        4                            1                                                                                  2                                2                       2                     1                    1
             Training                                                                                 3                            1                                 1                                                2                                1                       3                     1
             Fire Hydrant Maintenance                                        3                        1                                                              1                                                            1                    2                       1                                          1
             Investigations                                                                           2                            1                                 1                                                3           2                    2                       1                     1
             Fire Fighting/Rescue                                                                     3                            2                                 3                                                                                 2                       3                     1
             Ambulance/EMS                                                                                                         1                                 2                                                                                 1                       3                     4
             Hazardous Material Handling and Response                                                 3                            2                                                                                  2           4                                            3                     1                    3
             Other                                                                                    1
          (14) Community and Economic Development:                                                    1
             Zoning Administration and Enforcement                                                    9                                                                                                                                                                                              1
             Engineering                                                     3                                                                                                                                                    1                                                                  6                    1
             Surveying                                                       2                                                                                                                       1                            2                                                                  5                    1
             Community Planning and Development                              1                        7                                                                                              2
             Business Retention/Expansion                                    4                        1                                                                                              2                                                                                                                    3
             Business Licensing                                              4                                                                                                                                        4           2                                                                                       2
             Restaurant/Food Regulation                                      5                                                                                                                       1                3           2                                                                                       1
             Public Convention Center                                        6                        1                                                                                              1                            2                                                                                       2
             Promotion/Tourism                                               4                        2                                                                                              1                1           2                                                                                       2
             Other                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1
          (15) Legal/Judicial Services:
             Attorney/Legal Services                                         3                        2                                                                                              1                1           1                                                                  4
             District Court                                                  3                                                                                                                       1                            6                    1
             Mediation or Dispute Resolution                                 5                                                                                                                                        1           2                                                                                       2
             Other
          (16) Roads and Bridges:
             Construction/Improvement                                                                 4                                                                                              3                2           5                                                                  1
             Maintenance                                                                              2                                                                                              3                2           6
             Winter Maintenance                                                                       2                                                                                              2                2           7
             Signs and Signals                                                                        2                                                                                              3                2           7
             Street Lights                                                   2                        4                                                                                              1                1           3                                                                  2
             Other                                                                                                                                                                                                                1
          (17) Sidewalk and Curb:
             Construction and Maintenance                                    5                        1                                                                                                               1           3                                                                  1                    2
             Roadside Mowing                                                                          2                                                                                              2                            6                                                                  1                    1
             Beautification                                                  3                        3                                                                                              1                            1                                                                  1                    3
             Other




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                                                                                                                                    Jointly provides




                                              contract for this service
                                                                                                                                   this service with:                                           Has this service provided by :




                                                                          Directly provides this




                                                                                                                                    another municipality




                                                                                                                                                                                                                             another municipality
                                              Does not provide or




                                                                                                   another community




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a special authority/




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                service is provided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a private provider

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                don't know how
                                                                                                                                                               a school district
s, Villages, and Townships




                                                                                                                                                                                   the coutny



                                                                                                                                                                                                                the county
                                                                                                                                                                                                the state
                                                                          service




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    district
          Survey Results:
                                                       a                          b                           c                         d                          e                  f           g               h                 i                       j                  k                        l
          (18) Utilities:
             Water and Sewer:
                 Water:
                    Treatment                                      7                        2                                                              1                                                                                 1
                    Distribution                                   7                        2                                                              1                                                                                 2
                 Sanitary Sewer:
                    Collection                                     4                        4                                                              1                               1                                                 2                       2
                    Treatment                                      5                        2                            1                                 1                                                                                 2                       1                     1
                 Storm Water:
                    Management                                     4                        2                                                                                              1                1           1                    1                                             1
                    Collection                                     5                        2                                                                                              1                1           1                    1
                    Treatment                                      9                                                                                                                                                                         1
             Water Metering and Billing                            6                        2                            1                                 1                                                                                 2
             Gas                                                   6                        1                                                                                                                                                                                              5
             Electric                                              4                        2                                                                                                                                                                                              6
             Cable                                                 3                        1                                                                                                                                                                                              8
             Other                                                                          1                                                                                                                                                                                              1
          (19) Parking Services:
             Lots and Structures                              9                             1
             Meters                                          10
             Other                                            1
          (20) Internet Services:
             Broadband                                             5                        1                                                                                                                                                                                              5
             Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)                             7                        1                                                                                                                                                                                              3
             Other
          (21) Transit Services:
             Public Bus System                                     8                                                                                                                                                    3
             Dial-a-Ride                                           4                        1                                                                                                                           3                    1                       1                     1
             Other
          (22) Airport(s)                                          8                        1                                                              1
             Other
          (23) Environmental Services:
             Soil Quality and Conservation                         2                        1                                                                                              1                4           6                                            1
             Water Quality and Conservation                        3                        1                                                                                              1                5           3                                            1
             Watershed Management                                  2                        2                                                                                              1                5           6                                            1
             Air Quality Regulation                                6                                                                                                                                        5           1
             Erosion Control Structures                            3                        2                                                                                              1                3           6                                            1
             Environmental Education                               4                        1                                                                                              1                4           3                                            2                     1
             Other




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                                                                                                                                    Jointly provides




                                              contract for this service
                                                                                                                                   this service with:                                           Has this service provided by :




                                                                          Directly provides this




                                                                                                                                    another municipality




                                                                                                                                                                                                                             another municipality
                                              Does not provide or




                                                                                                   another community




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a special authority/




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                service is provided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a private provider

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                don't know how
                                                                                                                                                               a school district
s, Villages, and Townships




                                                                                                                                                                                   the coutny



                                                                                                                                                                                                                the county
                                                                                                                                                                                                the state
                                                                          service




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    district
          Survey Results:
                                                       a                          b                           c                         d                          e                  f           g               h                 i                       j                  k                        l
          (24) Health Services:
             Hospitals/Clinics                                     7                                                                                                                                                                                                                       3
             Other                                                 1                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1
          (25) Parks and Recreation:
             Park(s)                                               3                        4                                                              1                                                1           4
             Playgrounds                                           4                        4                                                                                1                                          2                    1
             Community/Recreation Center(s)                        6                        3                                                                                                                           2                    1
             Senior Center                                         5                        1                                                                                              2                            3                                                                  1
             Forestry Services                                     6                        1                                                                                                               3                                                        1                     1
             Golf Course(s)                                        6                                                                                                                                                                                                                       5
             Community Pool                                        9                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1
             Trails                                                5                        2                                                                                                               1           4                                            1
             Beach Facilities                                      9                                                                                                                                        1                                1
             Marina/Port Facilities                                6                                                                                                                                        1           1                    1                                             3                    1
             Other
          (26) Cultural Services:
             Museum/Art Gallery                               8                                                                                            1                                                            1                    1                       1                     1
             Library                                          3                             1                                                              3                 3             2                            2                                            1
             Zoo                                             10
             Community Theater                                9                                                                                                                                                                                                      1                     1
             Stadium(s)/Arena(s)                             10
             Entertainment Facilities                         9                                                                                                                                                                              1                       1                     1
             Other




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