Frequently Asked Questions
How do I contact police?
In the case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.
For non-emergency police assistance, call 488-8911 to request an Oshtemo Deputy.
How do I report a streetlight that is out?
Contact Consumers Energy with the light’s location.
When do I appeal my property assessment?
Assessment notices are sent out in February each year. If you would like to question and/or appeal your assessment, you have 2 weeks to contact the Assessors’ Office at Oshtemo Township Hall at 269-216-5225.
Who does the road maintenance and snow plowing for my street?
How do I report a pothole on my street? How do I report storm sewer drainage issue?
Road related issues or concerns on public roads, can be entered directly to the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County Service Request Page
If it is on a state road, contact MDOT’s Pothole Hotline at 888-296-4546 or got to MDOT’s Link
How do I recycle in Oshtemo?
Curbside through your contracted garbage collection company.
- Republic 269-373-4070
- Best Way Disposal 269-388-3300
- Waste Management 866-797-9018
Contact Kalamazoo County for additional options.
When are taxes due?
Summer taxes are due September 14th every year, and Winter taxes are due February 14th every year.
How do I watch a Board Meeting?
Yes, click here to watch them on Public Media Network.
Follow us on Facebook to view the live stream: https://www.facebook.com/oshtemotownship/
Who Provides Cable Service?
The Township does not select or limit the number of cable providers/channels offered, nor regulate satellite services. Currently, four cable providers have franchises:
- AT&T U-Verse www.att.com
- Charter Communications www.charter.com or 1-888-438-2427
- Comcast www.comcast.com
- Media Com www.mediacomcable.com
- DirecTV www.directvdeals.com/resources/entertainment/nfl-fandom/
You can visit their websites to determine if they offer service at your address.
To report customer complaints or concerns, contact the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) at 517-284-8100 or go to their website.
What can I bring to dump day?
Household junk. No yard waste, kitchen garbage, hazardous materials, or large quantity building materials will be accepted.
Dump Days are 9 AM- 3 PM
Where do I take oil, paint, batteries, computers, and other hazardous materials?
Kalamazoo County Household Hazardous Waste: 269-373-5211
Where can I take old or expired medicine?
Walgreens safe medication disposal: https://www.walgreens.com/topic/pharmacy/safe-medication-disposal.jsp
Red Med Box
To view all locations, visit http://redmedbox.com/locations.php
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety
E Crosstown Pkwy
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Kalamazoo Sheriff’s Office
1500 Lamont Ave.
Kalamazoo Township, MI 49048
Who do I contact for needs related to public water and sanitary sewer? What do I do if I have water quality issues?
Kalamazoo City Utilities at 269-337-8148
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