News and Servicesof Pleasantview Township

News:
Township Parking Lot:
For everyone’s safety the Township Board would like to remind everyone that parking is prohibited in front of the building. The Board would also like to remind everyone that the driveway is one way. You enter off from Pleasantview Rd and exit on to Stutsmanville Rd.

ORV Use:
The Township Board would like everyone to know that the Board has opened the following roads to ORV and All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). Serva Road and Middle Village Road, open to Larks Lake Road, Larks Lake Road open from Serva Road to Robinson Road, Robinson Road to Pleasantview Road then south one mile to Tower Road, Tower Road to N. Ayr Road.

Help Wanted:
The Pleasantview Township Board would like to hire a member of the Planning Commission. Please apply at the Pleasantview Township Hall, office hours are M-F 9:00 a.m. - Noon, 2982 S. Pleasantview Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740. Call 231-526-8140 for further details.

For additional news and weather for the "up north" area click on the link http://www.upnorthlive.com

Requests:
Pleasantview Township would like to compile a history of the township and the building. We are looking for information, pictures and stories relating to the history, growth and development of our area. Please send any items you feel would be helpful to the Township Hall.
                    

Services:
Annual Spring Clean up:
The annual spring clean up is held in May, please watch for the exact date and time. Please do take advantage of this free service. It is a great way to keep our Township looking nice. Watch for flyers and newspaper notices for reminders!

Township Hall Rental:
Pleasantview Township does allow the rental of the Hall for Pleasantview Township Residents only. The fee is $50.00 and if everything is cleaned, the key is returned and nothing is broken you will get your $50.00 back. Please call the Township office for more information (231)526-8140.

Alanson Area Public Library:
Alanson Area Public Library
7631 Burr Avenue
Alanson, MI 49706
(231)548-5465
Alanson@racc2000.com

Alanson Area Library offers an ever-growing collection of library materials including bestsellers, children and young adult collections, large print materials, audio books, a Michigan section and movies on DVD and VHS. They also house the Emmet County Genealogical Society’s collection of research materials.

The Alanson Area Public Library’s memberships in the Superiorland Library Cooperative, a consortium of over 40 libraries located throughout the northern Lower and Upper Peninsulas and in Mel Cat. The statewide catalog allows them to offer inter-library loan services to supplement the physical collection, with the ability to request materials from libraries nationwide. Access to Mel’s database of hundreds of full-text journals further increase the patron’s research capabilities.

The Alanson Area Public Library also has eight computers for public use (an Alanson Area Public Library card or temporary Guest Pass is required for use) and wi-fi for those with I-Pads and or laptops. Patrons may access e-books through the Overdrive link on our Catalog page, and sign up to receive free online magazines from Zinio.

The Alanson Area Public Library also offers a variety of programs and classes to their patrons. Check out the Library Program page to see what’s currently scheduled.

North Country Scenic Trail:
Forty Six miles of the 4,600 mile National Scenic Trail is in Harbor Springs, Pleasantview Township. The trail is the longest national scenic trail that offers year round recreation opportunities. The trail starts in New York and ends in North Dakota linking seven states and ten national forests and 150 public lands.

Fire Services
Harbor Springs Area Fire Department Substation
1005 S. Pleasantview Rd
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231)526-2104

The Fire substation on Pleasantview Road is now certified by the ISO. Anyone within a five road mile radius of the substation may qualify for cheaper homeowners insurance. Call your insurance agency to see if you qualify!