September 2018
Delta Township is Accepting Applications 
to Fill a Vacant Township Trustee Position

Due to a resignation, the Delta Township Board is accepting applications for the position of Township Trustee to fulfill the remainder of the current term. Delta Township Trustee is an elected position, filled by popular election to a four-year term. The appointment will be effective until the position is filled by popular vote in the November 2020 General Election. 
Duties : The Delta Township Board consists of a Supervisor, Treasurer, Clerk, and four Trustees vested with policy-making and legislative authority. Board members are responsible for adopting ordinances, approving the annual budget, appointing committee members, board and commission members, and hiring and oversight of the Township Manager who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Township. Board members typically attend board meetings the first three Mondays of the month at 6:00 p.m.
Qualifications Must be a qualified elector of Delta Township and registered to vote. To be a qualified elector, a person must be 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen, and have lived in the Township at least thirty days.
How to Apply:  Qualified candidates may apply for the vacant trustee appointment by submitting:
  • Application for the Delta Township Trustee Vacancy (available here)
  • Cover letter detailing why you are interested in joining the Delta Township Board
  • Resume
Qualified candidates should submit these materials to the Township Clerk's office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday October 5, 2018. If you have any questions, please email or call Mary Clark at 323-8500.
Last Call for Nominations!
Deadline September 28 at 5 p.m.
The Delta Township Community Awards Committee is seeking nominations in each of the following four categories:
The Citizen of the Year Award will honor selected individual citizens whose extraordinary contributions go "above and beyond" to enhance the quality of life and general reputation of the township.
The Young Person of the Year Award is limited to high school seniors (whether traditional high school or home-schooled) who have made a positive contribution to the community, is an example to their friends, may have excelled in academics, music, arts, athletics, etc., or has successfully faced personal challenges. A $2,000 scholarship, sponsored by the Delta Side Business Association, will be awarded to the selected individual.
The Community Organization of the Year Award will honor selected groups or organizations for their dedication in serving and promoting Delta Township through volunteer contributions that has impacted the quality of life in Delta Township, provided leadership over a period of years, thereby contributing to the township's character, and/or made a valuable contribution that has enhanced the quality of life for residents of Delta Township. 
The Business of the Year Award will honor selected Delta Township businesses or business persons who have been responsible for exceptional outcomes between and among businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations; OR, have served as a role model for other business; OR, have gone above and beyond the scope of business to support and promote Delta Township.  The goal is to promote shared community interests and encourage business harmony within the township and among entities of the Greater Lansing Region.
All nominations must be submitted no later than Thursday, September 27, at 5:00 p.m.  Nominations may be submitted online or a printable PDF version is also available.  If you choose to fill out a hard copy nomination form, please return it via email to Linda Wells at, by mail to the Manager's Office, 7710 West Saginaw Highway, Lansing, MI 48917, or via fax to 517-327-1703.

Interested in Attending this Event?

Tickets are available online or in person in the Delta Township Accounting Office located at 7710 W. Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917.  Tickets are $10 each if purchased prior to the event and $15 at the door.  tickets purchased online will be available at will call the night of the event.
Cintas Breaks Ground on New Delta Township Expansion

On Monday, September 24, Cintas Corporation broke ground on their new expansion, which was announced in December of 2017.  Cintas is adding a new commercial/industrial cleaning facility, as well as office space in the new expansion.

The project is expected to generate a total capital investment of $17 million and create 70 new jobs. In conjunction with the project, Cintas was awarded a $350,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant by the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF). 
Mt. Hope Park Progress

The following video illustrates the construction progress on the new Mount Hope Park.

Mt Hope Park Progress 9 25 18

October is Fire Prevention Month

Delta Township - Fire Prevention 2016

Upcoming Events
  • Trick-or-Treat Trail - Take a walk on the spooky side and travel down the Trick-or-Treat Trail.  The trail follows the path around the pond at Sharp Park. Children will be showered with treats at spectacular displays set up by local businesses and organizations. Costumes are highly encouraged; its fun for the whole family. Join us for this spooktacular event on Tuesday, October 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Admission is just $1 per child. Kids must provide their own trick-or-treat bag.

    Want to Host a Booth? If you are a business or civic group and would like to have a table, please call Kathy Sobczyk at 323.8555 or fill out the online form and email it to Kathy.  
  • Monster Mash - Join us for our annual Monster Mash event.  Its a Halloween dance for the entire family. Show off your costumes, dance to your favorite tunes including lots of Halloween favorites, enjoy refreshments, enter raffle drawings, and more. The cost is only $7 per person. Please note: there will be no alcohol sales at this event.  Pre-Registration is required. Register online or call 323.8555 to register by phone.  Be sure to register everyone that will be attending.  Walk-ins will not be permitted. 
    Monster Mash Details:
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Tequila Cowboy
    $7 per person.
  • Drop-in Pint-Sized Picassos This program is held in the Delta Township Enrichment Center on Thursdays, September 20-October 25 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.    Let us provide the materials and clean-up while your child provides the creativity. There will be at least three different projects each week. The easels will also be available every week for the children to use. The cost is $1 per child, per week, adults are free. No need to register in advance.  Parent Participation is required.

Need a Passport? Don't miss our Last 2018 Passport Drive October 2.

The Delta Township Clerk's office accepts passport applications year around during regular office hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. -  5 p.m.

The Clerk's Office is offering passport drives during 2018.  One picture is required when submitting a passport application (Form DS-11 ONLY) and can be obtained at the Clerk's Office for a $12.00 fee. If you are in need of a new passport, or to renew your existing passport, and find it difficult to get to our office during regular office hours, mark your calendar.  The Clerk's Office will be open to accept passport applications (Form DS-11 ONLY)  Tues., Oct. 2 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Please visit the U.S. Department of State website for documentation requirements, fees, and application at

Please call the Delta Township Clerk's Office at 323-8500 if you have any questions or require more information.
Delta Township Administrative Offices, including the Parks and Recreation Department, Clerk's Office, the Utility Department, Building Department, Engineering Department, Accounting Office and the Fire Department Administration Office   will be closed on the following dates in observance of the fall holidays:




11/22/18 - Thursday

11/23/18 - Friday

Please plan ahead for items such as burn permits, building permits, and passport applications. Regular Township hours will continue from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the summer with the exception of the above holiday closures.  As always, emergency services will remain fully operational.  For more information or for questions, please contact the Delta Township Manager's Office at 517-323-8590.

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Delta Township Board







Eaton County
Satellite Office

The Eaton County Clerk's office and Treasurer's office holds hours in the lower level of the Delta Township Administration Building. 

Please see the following schedule for days and times the satellite office will be open:

County Clerk holds hours every first and third Friday of each month from 9 a.m. to  1 p.m.

County Treasurer holds hours every second and fourth Friday of each month from 9 a.m. to 
1 p.m.

Delta Township Employees

Township Manager

Finance Director

Planning Director

Asst. Fire Chief

Building/Assessing Director

Utilities Director

Parks & Recreation

Delta Township District Library Director

Eaton Co. Sheriff's Office 
Delta Patrol

Township Engineer

Delta Public Transportation Option
EATRAN is a countywide open-door, curb-to-curb public transportation service offered in Eaton County.  

Click the map to view the service area.

Call to Schedule a ride at:
517-543-4087  -or-

Click here for more information.

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Lansing, MI 48917

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