The Texas Township Offices will be closed Wednesday, January 30, 2019 due to the severe weather. However, the Rescheduled Planning Commission Meeting at 5:00 p.m. will be held as planned. Drive safely, and stay warm!
At recent Township Board and Flooding Task Force Meetings, there has been discussion about holding a Town Hall Meeting to discuss funding options to pay for the cost of the flood mitigation. The expected cost for the short term solution is significant, and the Township must determine how and from what sources the project will... Read More
The Texas Township Offices will be closed Monday, December 24, Tuesday, December 25, and Tuesday, January 1 for the holidays. We will be open a half day, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31.
Texas Township will be collecting Peanut Butter and Jelly for Mattawan Food Packs. Mattawan Food Packs has been assisting students since 2011 by bringing them food packs to school every Friday to assure they will have food over the weekend. They go through 175 jars of peanut butter every month. Lets help them out and... Read More
Texas Township will be hosting its sixth annual Holiday Farmers’ Market and Tree-Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Joyce I. Neubauer Farmers’ Market Pavilion to bring the community together and get in the holiday spirit. Thirty local farmers’ market vendors will be selling a wide variety of products,... Read More
UPDATE – November 3, 2018 As of November 3, 8th Street is now OPEN on 8th Street between Texas Drive and O Avenue. Click here for the RCKC Release Please note that 8th Street is also now open south of Texas Township in Prairie Ronde Township; the road is narrow – please drive with caution. Click here... Read More
On Thursday, September 20th, from 12noon to 2pm, Borgess will be hosting a Flu Clinic at Texas Township. Please click on the links below for more information. If you have any questions, please contact Borgess at 269.382.6735. Borgess Vaccination Clinic – September 20, 2018 Borgess Vaccination Clinic – Vaccinations Available
The Township has a limited number of sand bags available to assist residents impacted by flooding. Currently, residents will have to bag their own sand, but bags, sand and shovels are available. We’re working to procure more bags for residents and will post an update when available. The sand, bags and equipment are located at... Read More
The Texas Township Board and staff are aware of the many flooding and water level issues affecting our residents. Historically, Texas Township has had many lakes and wetlands that collect runoff during storms but does not have a history of significant flooding. In 2018, however, groundwater and lake levels have not receded following rain events... Read More
Some residents have expressed concerns about perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) after tests of water pumping stations serving the Kalamazoo municipal drinking water system found elevated levels of PFAS in July, posing a public health risk. While the area of concern is in Parchment and Cooper Townships, residents throughout Kalamazoo have shown concern about the safety... Read More