2019 Township Projects and Goals

As adopted at the January 8, 2019 Township Board Meeting: 

In conjunction with the Transportation Commission, and Township Board, develop
and implement a strategic plan to increase our annual funding for local roads.

Complete the relocation of the Farmers’ Market to the “Marketplace on the Green” at the Meridian Mall.

Break ground on redevelopment of Downtown Okemos and Downtown Haslett.

With the support of the Transportation Commission, and Township Board, finalize
and implement a long term funding plan for public transportation. The plan shall
include a detailed scope for Redi-Ride services.

Continue to work to connect the Township's pathway system, including construction of the Okemos Road Boardwalk.

Work closely with Meridian Mall ownership to strengthen the vitality of the mall’s
future within our community.

Develop a plan to fairly negotiate new labor agreements with our seven bargaining groups.

Complete state accreditation of the Meridian Township Police Department through the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police.

Continue to maximize recruiting and networking efforts to achieve increased
diversity in our workforce.

Explore housing options and alternatives to encourage diverse populations and targeted groups to live in the Township.