It is with deep sorrow and a profound sense of loss we report the untimely death of Carl Childs on Thursday, September 24, 2020 as the result of injuries suffered in an accident. With his passing, Fairgrove Township has lost a tremendous asset.
For all his adult life Carl was a vital contributor to our community. The list of his roles and activities is long. For many years he was active in the Michigan Bean Festival. Had it not been for Carl, the Festival would have been held in the dark. He was a member of the volunteer fire department, and twice served as Fire Chief. He helped establish a volunteer ambulance service in the community. Carl was active in Village government as a councilman, and was currently serving as Village President. He had long served on the Township Planning Commission, and been our Chairman for several years. Under his leadership two major renewable energy projects were completed, the Township Master Plan updated, and a comprehensive Zoning Ordinance overhaul brought near completion.
Carl was a very talented man who never retreated from a challenge. The breadth and depth of his skills were remarkable. He was dependable, honorable, reasonable, intelligent, and honest. If you were to look up the word “selfless” in the dictionary, you would find Carl’s face. Carl had vision, and the energy and talent to make his vision reality. He was a friend to all, and we have been genuinely blessed he was a part of our community. He will be sorely missed.
Fairgrove Township Board will have a regular monthly meeting on Monday, 10/12/2020 at 7:30 PM. At Fairgrove Township Hall. The public is always welcome.
Fairgrove Township Election Commission will hold election equipment accuracy testing on October 8, 2020 at 12:30 PM. This testing is open to the public.
Fairgrove Township Clerk will be in the office on the following dates and times for anyone that needs absentee ballots, to register to vote, or any election related questions.
October 31, 2020 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
November 1, 2020 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairgrove Township Election Commission will meet on October 12, 2020 at 7:15 PM to conduct business for the November 2020 election. The public is welcome.
Fairgrove Township planning commission will meet for a special meeting for site plan review for NextEra ADLS Tower . All meetings held at Fairgrove Township Hall and are open to the public.
November 10, 2020 at 8:30 AM