can now view past Board meetings on our YouTube channel by going to  Charter Township of Highland, Michigan


If the trash company missed something on Friday please call the Township at 248-887-3791 ext 3 no later than 10am on Monday for pickup that day. Unfortunately anything reported later will not be picked up before Friday. You can leave a message if we are closed or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If it’s a week of a Holiday and trash pickup is on Saturday report it to us no later than 10am on Tuesday.


Help us Highlight Highland Township
Highland Township is launching a campaign to develop a unique brand and logo that will help unify and promote the benefits of our community. We are asking members of the community to participate in a quick survey that will help determine and guide the criteria for our campaign.
Your help is needed to ensure our success!
We appreciate your participation.


New Jobs Posted

Click here to check our Job Listing page for some new postings.  


Where to Find Bidding Opportunities for Highland Township

Charter Township of Highland has partnered with BidNet as part of the MITN Purchasing Group to post bid opportunities on MITN.  As a vendor, you can register with the MITN Purchasing Group and be sure that you see all available bids and opportunities. By selecting group notification, your company will receive emails once the Charter Township of Highland has a bid opportunity that matches your company's business. In addition, the site handles bid opportunities, RFPs, and RFQs for other member governmental agencies throughout Michigan.


Charter Township of Highland looks forward to providing you with more bid information and simplifying the entire bid, proposal, and quote processes for everyone involved.  We appreciate your cooperation and welcome your participation.  If you need help registering, please call the MITN Purchasing Group vendor support department toll free 800-835-4603 option 2.



Huron-Clinton Metro Parks seeks public input Saturday, September 16, 2017

The Huron-Clinton Metro Park Authority is hosting a public meeting to solicit input on Indian Springs Metro Park.  Click here for more information.


Septic Smart Week is September 18-22


For more information on this issue, visit


Duck Lake Improvement Board Special Assessment

Notice of Assessment and Right to Appeal letters were mailed out to all  Lake Front and Back Lots on Duck Lake.

There were errors in these Notices, referring to Tomahawk Lake and errors with tax years & tax dates.

Corrected Notices have been sent.

For details on the project visit Duck Lake Property Owners Association website

If you have any questions please contact the Duck Lake Property Owners at 248-382-8870 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Huron Valley Council of the Arts Highland Fall Festival Saturday October 7th                                                                                      

Click Here for all the details!! 

And don't miss out on signing up for the Highland Games! Caber corn toss, pumpkin relay, Apple sling shot, and Squash toss. Top two teams will compete in a pumpkin gut tug-o-war to decide who the champion is. Registration is open to everyone. Registration is open now online or at HVCA. You can also register the day of the event in person from 9am-Noon at the Highland Fall Festival.

Veterans Day Service Friday November 10, 2017

Veterans Day Service will be held at Veterans Park on the corner of W. Livingston and N. John on
Friday November 10, 2017 at 9 am.

Highland Township Offices Closed Friday, November 10, 2017

The Highland Township Offices will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017 in observance of Veterans Day.


Detroit Institute of Art Inside|Out!

 ** In Downtown Highland **

For all ages.

See the masterpieces displayed around Highland! Artfinder maps will be available at the Highland Township Library, Huron Valley Council for the Arts, and other participating locations. Click Here for your Artfinder map. The Art is here for all to enjoy until it heads back to the DIA in November.


Plots Available at the Highland Cemeteries

Someone said, "I saw an ad for burial plots, and thought to myself, that's the last thing I need." The Township has plots available in the two Township Cemeteries. Highland Cemetery is on Milford Rd just north of M-59. West Highland Cemetery is on Hickory Ridge Rd just south of M-59. To learn more, call our Cemetery Sexton at 248-887-6700. 


Sheriff's Office Reminds Public to Call Dispatch

Click Here to view the press release from Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard. He is sending out a reminder to the public to call 911 or the non-emergency Dispatch number 248-858-4950 to report reckless behavior or supicious activity and avoid reporting it through social media.


Phragmites/Swallow-wort Treatments

PLM Lake and Land Management Corporation  will be doing a Phragmites/Swallow-wort spraying during the months of July, August and September. These spray treatments will be along the roadway in the Right -of-Ways. Notices have been sent to property owners within 100 feet of the spray area. 

The spray area is at the intersection of White Lake and Milford Rd then north on Milford Rd to Highland Oaks County Park.

Click Here to learn more about Phragmites

Click Here to learn more about Swallow-wort


2017 Summer Tax Bills
Before you pay or file your tax bill please take a close look. If you own the house and occupy it as your principle residence your bill should show 100 % in the box on the bill labeled % Declared as P.R.E.

Click Here to view example. Please note example is in RED, it won’t be on your tax bill.

If you own and occupy the house but your % Declared as P.R.E is 0% please call us immediately at 248-887-3791 ext. 3

 If you have not yet received your tax bill please call the Treasurer's Office at 248-887-3791 ext. 4 


Oakland County Sheriff Arson Review of the Fires in Highland Township

The Oakland County Sheriff Arson Division has provided a report on the fires in Highland Township.
Please Click Here for the report.


Information on Medical Marijuana Facilities

Results from the informal survey taken at the first forum where this issue was discussed are available on the Township website here

Results from the informal survey taken at the second meeting are available on the Township website here

Information about the new Medical Marijuana Facilities laws is available on the Township website here

MSU has an informational website on this issue here

Information provided by the Huron Valley Community Coalition is available here

Video of the first public forum meeting is available on the Township Youtube Channel here

Info about rules for placing issues on ballots here

Results from the survey sent out with the summer tax bill here

Sign up for email updates on this issue here



When you see an  button next to one of the titles below please click on it to obtain all the information

Highland Garden Club  

2017 Gravel Road Maintanence Schedule  

 Outdoor Warning Siren Testing   The sirens are activated for Tornado Warnings or Severe Thunderstorm Warnings with 70 mph winds or greater.


Skywarn 2017 

GFL-USA aquires Rizzo Environmental Services    If you have questions or concerns please call GFL-USA at 844-464-3587

Highland's 2017 Hazardous Waste Day  

 Oak Wilt - What you need to know before you cut an Oak Tree!   

 Hunting in Highland  MI-Hunt   or Highland map

Merit Energy and Potential Ground Water Contamination   

Pavilions at Duck Lake and Hickory Ridge Pines Parks Rentals 

Risks of Coal Tar-Based Sealcoat               

What you need to know about Burning in Highland Township  

How to Protect Your Land and Leave a Legacy-                     

Volunteers Needed