Comissions & Authorities

Beautification Commission

This Commission was created under Ordinance No. 256 and it shall be the duty of the beautification commission to make our community a cleaner and more beautiful environment, in which to live and work. To encourage businesses and homeowners to maintain and improve their property, and to support the maintenance of public facilities and lands; to develop programs and initiate projects that will heighten awareness and involvement by residents and businesses in improving and enhancing the environment in the Township of Redford.

This Commission meets at the Town Hall, 15145 Beech Daly, Redford, Michigan, 48239, on the second Wednesday of each month (except Dec. and Jan.) at 6:30pm. Click Here For More Info

Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

This Authority meets at Town Hall when a company coming into the township wants to utilize the provisions of Public Act 381.

Building Authority

This Authority was created under the provisions of Act 31, Public Acts of Michigan, 1948 (First Extra Session) as amended, meets at Town Hall as needed regarding bonds sold to raise monies for acquisition and construction of major capital facilities not funded by millage.

Board of Canvassers

This Board is created through MCL 168.30a and meets at Town Hall as needed and reviews the Township election results and certifies same Community Development.

Block Grant Advisory Committee

This Committee meets at the Community Center yearly and reviews the budgeted monies from Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for distribution in federally sanctioned areas.

District Library Board

This Board was created through the vote of the residents of Redford Township and meets monthly
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Downtown Development Authority

This Authority was created through Act 197 of Public Acts of 1975 to be used as a "tool" by local communities in their efforts at downtown revitalization and meets at Town Hall as needed to determine the use of monies collected in the DDA area for use in the DDA area Economic Development Corporation This Corporation was created through Act 338 of the Public Acts of 1974, as amended and meets as needed to assess the public purpose of a project, its desirability, suitability and it economic feasibility. Click Here For More Info

Election Commission

This Commission was created under MCL 168.26 and meets prior to each election to review the preparations for the upcoming election.

Employees Civil Service Commission

This Commission was created through Act 246, Public Acts of 1965 and meets quarterly to supervise the administration of the civil service rules.

Festival Committee

This Committee was created through Ordinance No. 222 dated 10/30/1989 and its duties are that it shall be the duty of the township festival committee to organize community participation in appropriate events honoring national holidays, events and memorials for outstanding service rendered to the country and meets monthly.

Historical Commission

This Commission was created through Ordinance 252 dated 04/19/1999 and its duties are that it shall be the duty of the historical commission to collect and preserve historical materials relating to the history of the Northwest Territory, the state, and the township; to acquire ownership and control of landmarks of the township with the funds budgeted by the township board of trustees; to compile histories of the township and the area; and to participate in other historical endeavors which the commission believes to be of sufficient interest to the township. This Commission meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Little Red Schoolhouse, 12259 Beech Daly Road, Redford, Michigan 48239 at 2pm.

Lighting Commission

This Commission was created in January 1956 to work with the Detroit Edison Company in lighting the streets of Redford and continues today to meet as needed regarding the issues that arise regarding street lights. Click Here For More Info

Loan Review Board

This Board reviews the Housing Rehab Program applications for loans or grants and determines if criteria has been met for approval. The funds used for loans and grants are provided by Community Development Block Grant Dollars. The Board meets at the Community Center as needed.

Council of Neighborhood Associations

The Council was created to support our neighborhood associations. Their purpose is to build strong, friendly neighborhood communities.Click Here For More Info

Parade Authority

This Authority works on the Annual Memorial Day Parade held on the Sunday after Memorial Day.

Parks Commission

This Commission's origins are from Act 157, Public Acts of 1905, as amended and continue to this era under Act 271, Public Acts of 1948, as amended and its primary objectives are the recreational needs of all ages within the Township. The Commission meets at the Community Center the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 7pm Click Here For More Info

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Planning Commission

This Commission was created through Act 168, of the Public Acts of 1959, as amended and delegated to the Planning Commission by the Township Board by Resolution of June 17, 1963 and meets monthly at the Public Service Building on the 1st Thursday of each month at 7pm.

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Police & Fire Civil Service Commission

This Commission was created through Act 78, Public Acts of 1935 and meets quarterly to supervise the administration of the civil service rules.

Police & Fire Pension Board

This board was created through a vote of the people to administer the pensions of the Redford Township Police and Fire Department members.

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Board of Review

This Board reviews appeals of resident's assessments to their properties. It meets in March of each year.

Senior Citizen Commission

This Commission as created by board action on November 21, 1977 for the purpose of having life continue to be meaningful and satisfying for all people of all ages and the pursuit of meaningful activities within the range of civic culture and recreational opportunities and meets monthly at 10am on the 3rd Wednesday at the Don S. Hubert VFW Post 345, 27345 Schoolcraft Road, Redford, MI 48239. Click Here For More Info

Sister City Commission

This Commission was created by board action to provide a better relationship with Redford Township's Sister Cities, St. Johann, Tirol Austria and Gau-Algesheim, Germany, so that there might evolve an extensive cultural exchange between these municipalities. Click Here For More Info

Site Committee

This Committee is an arm of the Planning Commission which meets on a weekly basis with businesses wanting to come into Redford Township.

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Youth Commission

This Commission was re-established in 2003 by board action for the purpose to seek opportunities to benefit the community that will build the character of the youths. Youths will gain an understanding of governmental procedures and develop leadership skills while serving with township government. Click Here For More Info

Zoning Board of Appeals

The Board is set up for appeals to the zoning of property.

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CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF REDFORD

15145 Beech Daly,
Redford, Michigan, 48239
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Telephone: (313)387-2700
Fax: (313)387-2707

Calendar

This week in Redford

4-20 Easter Sunday (both Western and Orthodox)

4-21 District Library mtg 4pm Library

4-22 Earth Day

4-22 Board of Trustees mtg 7pm Town Hall

4-23 Site Committee 4pm DPS bldg

4-23 Zoning Board of Appeals 7pm Town Hall

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