Meridian Township Police vs. Fire Departments Charity Basketball Game

On Sunday, November 20, 2016, the Meridian Township Police Department plays against the Meridian Township Fire Department in a charity basketball game to raise funds for the 27th Annual Gayelord Mankowksi Christmas Party for youth in our community.

Tickets for the event cost $5.00 each, and children under age five are free. Tickets will be available for purchase at the front desk of the Police Department and Treasurer’s Office located at 5151 Marsh Road in Okemos.

Activities include a 50/50 raffle, a K-9 Meet and Greet, and an appearance from McGruff the Crime Dog.

Event Flyer

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Come and join your friends and neighbors

Sunday October 23rd 2:00 to 4:00 PM

In the front yard of the Wardcliff School

We will have Fun & Games for kids, Apple Cider & Donuts,
Fixins for making S’mores and more!

cartoon-campfire“Dress for Halloween if you like”

The Meridian Fire Department will be present for the kids
and adults that just like Fire Trucks

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Fall 2016 Newsletter

The Wardcliff Neighborhood Association has had  a good year!  We are excited to share with you our Fall 2016 Newsletter.



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CATA will host three presentations that will focus on modifications to the Bus Rapid Transit project.

CATA will host three presentations that focus on various modifications to the Bus Rapid Transit project that are currently being considered based on recent public input. CATA will present the pros, cons and impacts of each option; discuss any further analyses that may be required; and conduct a brief question-and-answer session. These presentations will represent a work in progress, not conclusive designs or plans.

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016
Hannah Center
Exec Conference Room, 2nd floor
819 Abbott Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016
Allen Neighborhood Center
1611 E. Kalamazoo St.
Lansing, MI 48912
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016
Okemos Masonic Center
2175 Hamilton Rd.
Okemos, MI 48864
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Please share this information with your clients, members or neighbors that may be interested in the project. Please join the conversation!

CATA BRT Project Team
Capital Area Transportation Authority
4615 Tranter St.
Lansing, MI 48910

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Wardcliff Neighborhood: National Night Out 2016

National Night Out 2016

When: Tue, August 2, 6pm – 8pm

Where: Wardcliff Elementary School, Meridian Charter Township, MI (map)
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Meridian Township Board: Primary Election Candidate Forum 2016

Meet The Candidates

The WNA invites you to come out and meet the candidates seeking positions on the Meridian Township Board in the 2016 Primary Election. All 15 candidates for the positions of Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer and Trustee have been invited to take part in the forum. We hope you will join us for this opportunity to get to know our future representatives on the Township Board and to let them know what issues concern you as a resident of Meridian Township.

Please Join Us!

When: On Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Where: Wardcliff Elementary School

Head over to our Facebook Event page for conversation and updates on the event!

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CATA BRT Meeting for the Wardcliff Neighborhood

What is the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) Project?
Where does CATA propose to build it?
How will it affect our neighborhood?


The Wardcliff Neighborhood Association is sponsoring a presentation by CATA followed by a question and answer session about the proposed BRT. Come and learn about the BRT and how it will change traffic flow on Grand River Avenue and the way we would be able to access our homes and local businesses.

When: Thursday June 23rd at 7PM
Where: The Wardcliff School

For additional information about the Bus Rapid Transit system that is being proposed by CATA (the Capitol Area Transportation Authority) the links below will connect to plans for the project and also to interviews on WKAR radio with both a CATA representative and with two Meridian Township residents who are opposed to the BRT. Continue reading

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Meridian Township is Hosting a CATA BRT Community Conversation

BRT Logo

Meridian Township is Hosting a
CATA BRT Community Conversation

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Meridian Township Municipal Building
Meridian Township Hall
5151 Marsh Road
Okemos, MI 48864

The purpose of Meridian Township hosting this joint CATA BRT Community Conversation is to hear a formal presentation from CATA and gather input from Meridian Township residents and businesses. Continue reading

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WNA Cabin Fever 2016

The Wardcliff Neighborhood Association is excited to announce the 5th annual WNA Cabin Fever event on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.  And we are especially thrilled to direct our guests to Ellison Brewery and Spirits this year!

Saturday, February 27, 2016
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Ellison Brewery and Spirits

Come out and meet your neighbors, share some snacks and have some fun! It’s time to shake off the and come out to visit with your neighbors.

Dawn Avenue runs south from Grand River Avenue between Northwind Drive and Park Lake Road. Ellison’s is at the back of the third building on the west side of the street.

Everyone is welcome! WNA members bring your neighbors with you. Membership applications will be available at the event.

We’ll see you there!

RSVP not required but are appreciated via Eventbrite

Agenda: We Don’t Have One!

Let’s focus on our community.


2016 WNA Cabin Fever Flyer

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Request by Developer for 4.6 Million Dollars from Meridian Township Taxpayers

At the January 5, 2016 Meridian Township Board meeting, a development company called Campus Village Communities presented a Brownfield Proposal to pay for environmental cleanup of the property where they plan to build a mixed-use project called “The Square on Grand River”. The land in question is currently undeveloped or part of the parking lot immediately east of the building that houses Foods for Living and the Salvation Army. The request is for $4.6 million dollars to be repaid to the developer over 15-35 years using the projected taxes that the developer estimates will be due to the township if the project is built.

The Township Board will be considering Brownfield Plan at their next regular meeting on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 and may vote on whether or not to commit the township to paying for the environmental cleanup. If you would like to express your opinion on this matter you can attend the meeting (it starts at 6 PM) and speak directly to the Township Board during the Public Remarks section of their meeting or you can send them an e-mail at:

The size and scope of this environmental cleanup request makes it important for the Township Board to hear from the citizens who could be paying for it.

Further details about the Brownfield request are on pages 136-141 in the Township Board packet from the January 5, 2016 meeting:(

A letter from LINC (Liaison for Inter-neighborhood Cooperation) summarizing a number or questions about the Brownfield proposal is also included in the same packet on page 4.

The actual Brownfield Plan is also available on the Meridian Township website at:

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