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Welcome to Au Train Township!

Au Train Township has a population of 1,148, with about 60% being year round residents. This estimate is based on the 2010 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.

Au Train Township - Job Opportunity - General Maintenance Position

Au Train Township is looking to hire a person to fill a General Maintenance Position. This is a part-time employment opportunity, approximately 50-60 hours per month.

Persons interested in applying should send a Letter of Interest, Resume’, 3 references and monthly salary requirement to:

Au Train Township Dept - GMP PO Box 33 Au Train MI 49806-0033

A copy of the Job Description is available, upon request, or by visiting > Documents > Employment Opportunities

If you have any questions or would like to make arrangements to obtain a copy of the Job Description, please contact Supervisor Michelle Doucette at 906/202-0070 or email:

Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on Monday, June 4, 2018 for consideration. You must be available for an open interview, to be conducted on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 starting at 6:00 pm, as part of an Au Train Township Special Board Meeting. You will be contacted directly if you are chosen for an interview.

Au Train Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer Persons requiring assistance to apply should contact Mary F Rogers, Clerk at 906/892-8403 for assistance.

Zoning Questions or Building in the Township?

Our Zoning Administrator is April Lark - please contact her direct for questions regarding Zoning and/or obtaining a Building Permit. Zoning Compliance Applications must be submitted and approved before the County will issue you a building permit. Email: or call 906/202-9255.

You can find the Zoning Documents Here

Contact information for Board Members, Fire Department, Zoning and Assessing can be found:


Looking for specific 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 (2014-2016), download a Zoning Compliance Application and the Zoning Ordinance 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 Office at (906)892-8265. Please leave a message. We do not have specific office hours.


Garbage Collection Day Change - Effective Week of April 30, 2018

Per Great American Disposal Company

Change #1 Normal Monday pickup for all of 16 Mile Lake area and M-94 to Bebo Trail is being changed to a Wednesday pickup - includes M-94, Buckhorn Rd, Hovey Lk. Rd, 16 Mile Lake Rd, Maple Grove Ln, Wildwood Ln, Doe Lake Rd, Cook Lake (Tom’s Rd, Sleeping Bear, Leatherleaf), Peninsula Pte Rd, Crossover Rd, Everett Rd, Raspberry Ln, Hayward Rd, Radcliff Rd, Forest Rd, Addis Lk Rd, Bebo Trail.

Change #2 Normal Tuesday pickup for all areas West of Reindeer Run to Sunset Road (along M-28) is being changed to a Wednesday pickup - includes Reindeer Run, all of Hwy M-28, Knuttila Rd, Harborview Dr, Ridge Rd., Koski Rd, LaCombe Rd, Sunset Dr, Woodland Ave (East end only).

Change #3 The following will stay on Monday but will begin at approximately 7:00 am - H03 (Forest Lake Rd) Buckbay Rd, Summer Homes Rd, Wilderness, Shady Ln, Evergreen Dr, Maple Tree Ln, North Shore Dr, Pioneer Rd, Curtis Dr, Norlin Way, Perry Rd and all of the Village of Au Train.

We apologize for the short notice, we were just informed by Great American Disposal Company of this change required by MDOT.

If you have any questions, please call GAD at (906) 774-9006

-Mary F Rogers Au Train Township Clerk April 26, 2018

Au Train Township Spring Cleanup - Saturday, June 2nd - 9:00 am - 12:00 noon - Wood Island Landfill, Munising



Please contact Supervisor, Michelle Doucette at 906/202-0070, with questions.

TIRES (without rims) will be accepted, a MAXIMUM of 4 per household will be strictly enforced.

NO Refrigerators, freezers or air conditioning units will be accepted (with or without freon).

Items that WILL NOT be accepted: Ashes, brush, yard waste, leaves, propane tanks, batteries, engines or motors containing gas or oil, fuel tanks, air conditioning units, and drums of any size. NO HAZARDOUS WASTE ACCEPTED (gas, oil, paints, thinners, insecticides, anti-freeze or anything containing PCP’s).

Coming Up...
Au Train Township Regular Board Meeting
June 11th, 2018

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Phone:(906)892-8265 • PO Box 33 • AuTrain, Michigan

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