Emterra Environmental

Telephone: 989-658-2594

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Any questions about trash service can  also be directed to a township representative.  If you live within the village limits, please contact the Village of Unionville. 


Columbia Township, in conjunction with Emterra Environmental, offers a curbside waste collection and recycling program for residents outside of the Village of Unionville limits. Fees for this service are assessed on resident’s tax bill.

Trash collection – Place your trash at the curb no later than 6:00 a.m. on Tuesdays


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TRASH and RECYCLING PICK UP IS PROVIDED WEEKLY.  If a holiday falls on or before your scheduled day, pickup will be one (1) day later than normal. If a holiday falls on a weekend, your scheduled pick up day will NOT change. OBSERVED HOLIDAYS ARE: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
ALL MATERIALS SHOULD BE SET AT THE CURB BY 6:00 a.m. on the scheduled day of pick up.  Containers should not weigh more than fifty (50) pounds each. For those with special pick up needs, contact your Township Office.
UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS:  Tires, concrete, fencing, any contractor generated materials, free liquids (paints, pesticides, etc), car parts, appliances containing Freon, fluorescent bulbs (in excess of seven per household), car batteries, syringes/ needles, hazardous waste, poisons, dead animals, industrial manufacturing waste, oil, rock and brick.


Recycling Guidelines: Collection for recycling products will occur weekly, same day as regular trash collection. Accepted recycling materials include newspapers, cardboard, boxboard, magazines, tin, aluminum, glass and plastics #1-#7. Items must be placed in a clearly marked separate container from the trash. Recycling items DO NOT need to be separated.



 ACW Ambulance Special Board Meeting 

Meeting Date:   Friday, MARCH 5, 2021

Meeting Time:  4:00 P.M.


Meeting also available virtually due to the COVID-19 at the link below:

Microsoft Team Meeting

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+1 352-374-3246,565384504#   United States, Gainesville

Phone Conference ID: 565 384 504#



  Board of Review Meeting Dates 

 Columbia Township Board of Review meetings will be held at the Columbia Township Library, 6456 Center St, Unionville, MI 48767, on the following dates: • Tuesday, March 2 at 4:00 pm. Organizational meeting. No appeals will be heard. • Tuesday, March 9th from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Appeal Hearing • Wednesday, March 10th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Appeal Hearing Due to COVID-19, 2021 Board of Review will be accepting appeals by mail at Columbia Assessor at PO Box 68, Caro, MI 48723; email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or by appointment by contacting Dara Hood at (989) 325-0985. All residents who would like to file an appeal must file Michigan Dept. of Treasury form 618. Click Here for Form  THE MEETINGS WILL BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY AND IN PERSON.

Connection information electronically:

BOR Organization Meeting

Mar 2, 2021 04:00 PM

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Meeting ID: 848 8630 2601

Passcode: 795255


March Board of Review Day 1

Mar 9, 2021 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Meeting ID: 871 0192 5874

Passcode: 123456

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March Board of Review Day 2

Mar 10, 2021 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Meeting ID: 874 9109 0296

Passcode: 123456

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The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class of real property and personal property for 2021 are as follows: Ratios & Factors Class Ratio Factor Agricultural 52.24 0.9571 Commercial 49.96 1.0008 Residential 49.18 1.0167 Industrial 49.00 1.0204 Personal 50.00 1.0000






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