Township Services

Many of the services the Township provides are listed below. If you have additional questions, please contact our office.

The township has three cemeteries. Pine Grove Cemetery is located at Tuscola and Lewis Road. Newton/Compau Cementer is on Millington Road just west of Bray Road. Gunnell Cemetery is on Squires Road south of Birch Run Road. Contact township offices for opening/closing costs. Foundations for grave markers must be poured by our sextons so call township for prices.

Have Questions?

Areas of Service

Township Hall Rental

At the Township Offices, we have rental facilities to accommodate up to 400 people. A kitchen, pop machine, heat, air condiitioning, tables and chairs are available. Please see Rental Information for more details.

Township Building Department

Site plan required for buildings and ponds. Measurements from or to property lines, center line of road and location to other buildings on the property. Contact the Tim Anderson for details. 989-395-3522. See permits for additional information.


The Township contracts with the Tuscola County Sheriff's Department for 40 hours a week police coverage.


The Millington-Arbela Fire Department (joint venture) is stationed in Millington.

Board of Review

Please see change of assessment notice for date and time or contact the Township Office.

Dog Licenses

Dog licenses are no longer sold at the Township Office. Please see the Tuscola County Treasurer for more information.

Library Privileges

The Millington Arbela District Library is located at 8530 Depot St., Millington, MI 48746. Phone number is (989) 871-2003


Deborah Cerasoli — John Gunnels. Opening/closing cost $450 for vault and $150 for cremains. Contact the Township Office for scheduling of headstone foundations or alterations of graves.


Weekly pick up takes place on Mondays (Holiday Pickup will be a day late). All trash MUST BE OUT BY 7:00 A.M. to ensure pick up. Trash services are provided by GFL Environmental. Large Items will be picked up on your regular trash day. Tires or building materials will NOT be picked up. Caro Recycling (989-672-1673) takes tires all year for a fee.


Bi-weekly on Monday.
2021 Recycling Dates
"A WEEK" ALL ROADS SOUTH OF BARNES ROAD: Jan 11 & 25, Feb 8 & 22, March 8 & 22, April 5 & 19, May 3 & 17, June 1* & 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, Aug 9 & 23, Sept 7* & 20, Oct 4 & 18, Nov 1 & 15 & 29, Dec 13 & 27
"B WEEK" BARNES ROAD AND ALL ROADS NORTH: Jan 4 & 18, Feb 1 &15, March 1 & 15 & 29, April 12 & 26, May 10 & 24, June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19, Aug 2 & 16 & 30, Sept 13 & 27, Oct 11 & 25, Nov 8 & 22, Dec 6 & 20
*Holiday Pickup will be a day late.

Yard Waste

Yard waste will no longer be picked up.

Didn't find your answer?