If anyone is interested Danby Township can now order township flags with the new township logo on them. For an order to be placed we must have at least 5 orders at a time. The size is 2' x 3' for a one-sided flag at a cost of $75.00. If interested email a board member of call any board member and we can give you more information.
Community Spring Cleanup
The Annual Community Clean Up will be held Saturday, May 6th at the Department of Public Works compound. This year’s Clean Up will again be a joint effort between the City of Portland, Portland Township and Danby Township! Hours will be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Any type of junk or trash that can legally be placed in a landfill will be accepted. We can not accept the following items; tires, lead acid batteries, sewage, yard trimmings, hazardous waste, liquids, radioactive materials, barrels or drums which are not empty and crushed, compressed gas cylinders which are not empty and disabled, appliances containing Freon (unless a valid reclamation sticker is attached). To keep our environment clean do not cut the Freon lines on appliances, they will not be accepted without a sticker. Any container with a hazardous waste label, ignitable, corrosive, reactive or toxic materials, medical wastes (unless sterilized and labeled), and asbestos wastes unless double wrapped, labeled and manifested will not be accepted. Absolutely no hazardous waste will be accepted at the DPW, please dispose of these items at the Hazardous Waste Disposal being held at the Fire Station from 8:00 A.M. until Noon on the same day.
We will also be separating recyclable items such as tin, steel, aluminum, etc. We will have dumpsters on site for these items, so please keep this in mind when loading your truck or trailer.
You must be a resident of the City of Portland, Danby Township, or Portland Township to participate in the Community Clean Up. You will be asked to furnish a picture I.D. by the Department of Public Works attendant before being allowed to unload your truck or trailer. Each household will be limited to ONE TRUCK/PICK UP TRUCK LOAD in order to ensure that everyone has an opportunity to participate. Call Ken at 517-647-6129 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday with any questions. Please take advantage of this free opportunity to clean up your property, garage and home. If everyone does a little bit, we can all make a big difference in improving the appearance of our community. Share the news of this joint effort with your friends and family that reside in either Portland Township or Danby Township!
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