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Nelson Township/Village of Sand Lake Branch
of Kent District Library

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September 9th  8am-12pm at 5th and Cherry Streets near water tower in Sand Lake.  Identification required (tax bill or voter’s registration care and driver’s license). One trailer or truck per residence, no shovel offs.

We will accept….

Appliances, sheet metal, wire, auto parts and engines (liquids drain)
Lawn chairs, lawn mowers, fencing (must be flattened and folded)
Mattresses, propane tanks, furniture, carpeting, clothing, glass, etc.
Tires (must be cut into 4 pieces), lead acid batteries and fluorescent.

We will not accept….

Hazardous or toxic waste
Yard clipping or brush
Commercial dumping
Concrete
Railroad ties
Garbage 

If you have any questions about what you can bring please call the township at 616-636-5332.


Nelson Township - Organized October 13, 1854
Nelson Township, named for lumber magnate Herbert W. Nelson, is located on the northern border of Kent County, Michigan, north and east of the City of Cedar Springs.   It is now primarily a rural residential and agricultural area with a population of 4,764 people as of the Census of 2010.  Its one community is the Village of Sand Lake where the township hall is located.

The White Pine Trail runs the entire length of the township following Northland Drive and the rail bed of the former Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad line. Gordon Park, the first county park in Kent County, is located on Northland Drive just south of the Village of Sand Lake.

The Nelson Township/Village of Sand Lake Library is in their new facility located at 88 Eighth Street, on the corner of Lake Street and 8th.  The large red building was designed in the agrarian style by Andrus Architecture of Rockford and constructed by Beckering Advisors Inc. of Grand Rapids.  The dedication and grand opening was held Saturday, May 19, 2007. 

The facility was built, financed and will be maintained by Nelson Township.  The library collection, technology, staff and their support is provided and operated by Kent District Library. 


Nelson Township Accepts Passport Applications
Nelson Township has qualified to be an acceptance agent on behalf of the United State Department of State for passport applications. Applications and information are available in the clerk’s office.

Effective January 23, 2017
The fee for Overnight Return Delivery Service will be $15.45. Also please note that the processing time for routine service will increase to 6 weeks from the data of application. Expedited service will remain at 2-3 weeks when customers purchase Overnight Return Delivery Service.

Passports - By Appointment Only

United States Citizens can visit the State Department’s travel website, www.travel.state.gov  or call the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778; TDD/TTY: 1-888-874-7793.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex and familial status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-5964 (TDD).

 

Nelson Township is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


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