Frequently Asked Questions | Oshtemo Township

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?

Road Commission of Kalamazoo County

How do I report a pothole on my street?

If it is on a county road or city street, contact Road Commission of Kalamazoo County

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:

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

Click here to view the 2020 Dump Day schedule

Where do I take oil, paint, batteries, computers, and other hazardous materials?

Kalamazoo County Household Hazardous Waste: 269-373-5211

        Click here to find out which items are accepted and which items are not accepted.

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

and

Kalamazoo Sheriff’s Office

1500 Lamont Ave.
Kalamazoo Township, MI 49048

Who do I call when I have issues with my city utilities like sewer and water?

Kalamazoo City Utilities at 269-337-8148

 

CONTACT US

Still have a question?  We’d love to help!  Click here for a full list of Department phone numbers and Township Officials or email us using the message form below:

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