Welcome to Au Train Township!
Au Train Township has a population of 1,247, with about 60% being year round residents. This estimate is based on the 2000 Census and Voter Registration files. It's estimated that about 50% of our population is over the age of 40, most of which choose this area for retirement. We have three distinct areas in our Township: The Village of Au Train, The Village of Christmas and the 16 Mile Lake Area.
What this site might be useful to users for?
Residents looking for information about the Township Board, copies of Board Minutes, applications for voting, Zoning permits and general questions (when does my garbage get picked up, when are taxes due, etc.) Also people thinking about moving into Au Train Township might access the site about recreation information, real estate, schools, climate etc.
Looking for information?
You can click on the Documents link on the left to download ordinances, obtain information about purchasing a cemetery plot, find an application to vote absentee for upcoming elections, obtain copies of Township Board Minutes (2014/2015), download a Zoning Permit Application and download Forms and Information (Public Summary) on the new FOIA law that went into effect July 1, 2015. If you have any questions, please call the Township Offices at (906)892-8265. Have a great summer.
August Primary and November General Elections
The State of Michigan has released a dual Absent Voter Application that will allow the Township Clerk to issue you an Absent Voter Ballot for both elections. You can download a copy under documents and send it in to the Clerk's office, PO Box 33, Au Train MI 49806.
Here is a direct link of the Application
Au Train Township Garbage Pickup Notice!!!
GAD has a truck breakdown on Monday, May 23rd. Residents whose garbage is normally picked up on that day did not receive service. The plan from GAD is to pickup the remainder of Monday customers on Thursday, May 26th. Thank you for your understanding.