The Frenchtown Board Meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 7:00 pm has been canceled due to lack of agenda items.

There will be a Special Board Meeting on Monday, July 22, 2024 for the purpose of pre-approval of auction items. 

Frenchtown Rec Dept is excited to announce that Summer Day Camp for kids aged 5 to 12 year old will be returning on June 17, 2024 through July 25, 2024, Monday thru Thursday from 9 am to 2 pm  at Kiwanis Park, 2775 Nadeau Road. For more information, please email Please click here for flyer and registration forms.

Yard Waste will begin to get picked up starting April 1, 2024.

Early Voting 

With the passing of Proposal 2022-2, the 2024 election cycle will now have early voting for all state and federal elections. The Election dates for 2024 Elections are as follows: Primary Election, Tuesday, August 6th, 2024 and General Election, Tuesday, November 5, 2024.

Dates for early voting are:

Primary Election - July 27 through August 4th, 2024

General Election - October 26 through November 3rd, 2024

All Early Voting will be held at Frenchtown Township Board Room, 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, MI  48162. Early voting hours will be 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

If you are interested in opening a new Business, please contact our Economic Development Director, Dave Uhl. He can be reached on his work phone (734) 242-5900 or his email address is  

If you are interested in emailing the Frenchtown Township Elected Officials, you can use the email address of

The Frenchtown Charter Township Resolution Holding Second Reading and Adopting Interim Zoning Ord Amendment Establishing a Moratorium on Short Term Rentals as well as Zoning Ordinance Amendment No. 200-161 can be viewed on the attached link. Public participation and comments on the proposition of short term rentals in the Township may be provided to the Township Planning Commission at public comment time during regular Planning Commission meetings; in writing via the Township Building Department at 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, MI 48162; and/or via email to . In the meantime your patience while we devote our time and energies toward evaluating and developing the most appropriate regulatory structure for such potential uses in Frenchtown Charter Township is appreciated. Thank you. Please click here for the above mentioned documents. 

Railroad Issues:

Your Frenchtown Township Board of Trustees recognizes how frustrating the prolonged stoppage of trains at Hurd and Sandy Creek are. While we wait for Federal assistance on getting the trains to stop this practice, the Board has implemented an early warning system to try and help residents save time and gas. Instructions below will help you download an app that will allow you to view cameras pointed at the effected tracks.


Please see the Recycling Update tab for new and exciting recycling news.

Have a Bulk pickup request, please call the Supervisor's office for pickup (734) 242-3282.

Blue carts will no longer be used for Garbage as of March 14, 2022, Blue carts are to only be used for Yard Waste.

Frenchtown Township is pleased to announce that Online bill pay is here. Please click here if you would like to use Online Bill pay -  BS&A Online website to pay your Water bill or Taxes. 

We would like to encourage our residents to utilize the drop-box located on the front of the building.

Exciting events happening at the Frenchtown libraries. Please click on the Library Tab for more information.

Frenchtown Charter Township Hall is located at 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, MI 48162. NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS are Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Drop box payments are considered the next business day.

Frenchtown Township Hall
2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, MI 48162

Meeting Schedules and Agendas


Meeting Schedule

Township Board
2nd Tuesday... 8:00 A.M.
3rd Tuesday... 3:00 P.M.
4th Tuesday... 7:00 P.M.
Planning Commission
1st Thursday (as needed) 7:00 P.M.
3rd Thursday... 7:00 P.M.
Zoning Board of Appeals
2nd Wednesday... 7:00 P.M.
Resort District Authority
2nd Wednesday... 3:00 P.M.

The above listed meetings are held at the Frenchtown Charter Township Hall, 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe County, Michigan.

Recreation Commission
1st Tuesday in February, April, June, August, October & December... 6:00 P.M.
Frenchtown Center for Active Adults
4th Thursday... 10:00 A.M.

The Recreation Commission and Senior Citizen meetings are held at the Frenchtown Recreation Center, 2786 Vivian Road.

Frenchtown Township Library Board
01/08/24 - Monday @ 2:00 P.M.
Robert Vivian Memorial Branch

03/11/24 - Monday @ 2:00 P.M.
Frenchtown/Dixie Branch

05/13/24 - Monday @ 2:00 P.M.
Blue Bush Road Branch

07/8/24 - Monday @ 2:00 P.M.
Robert Vivian Memorial Library

09/9/24 - Monday @ 2:00 P.M.
Frenchtown/Dixie Library

11/18/24 - Monday @ 2:00 P.M.
Blue Bush Road Library

The Library Board meeting locations are as noted below each date.

Meeting minutes are available through the Township Clerk's Office, 2744 Vivian Road, except Resort District Authority minutes which are kept at the Resort District Office, 2979 Nadeau Road.

Frenchtown Township Board Members

Alan (Al) VanWashenova, Supervisor
Kyle T. Bryant, Clerk
Julie Ellison, Treasurer
Christiaan Carlton, Trustee
Chris Collins, Trustee
Gary Klemz, Trustee
Matt Rimel, Trustee

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