In brief

New member joins Beecher CIA board

FLINT TWP. — The township board approved the appointment of Patty Williams, a branch manager at the Linden and Court branch of Huntington Bank, to join the newly formed Beecher Road Corridor Improvement Authority. Williams replaces Brandon Bird who has been transferred out of the area. Bird was chairman of the Beecher CIA. — R.S.

Recycling days set

GENESEE COUNTY — Dates have been set for the 2018 Genesee County Recycle Days and includes some additions. The first collection of hazardous waste and electronics is coming up May 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grand Blanc High School and at the Flint Water Service Center, 3310 East Court Street, In Flint. The fall collection is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, 1409 W Maple Ave. and at the water plant. New this year will be Tuesday collections 2-6 p.m. June 12, July 10, August and October 9 at the Mott Community College, Parking Lot S, 156 Albert R Horrigan Drive in Flint. A full list of acceptable and unacceptable materials can be read online at — R.S.

Test date set for new police officers

FLINT TWP. — For anyone interested in becoming a police officer, there still is time to sign up for the April 25 civil service test, said Police Chief George Sippert. The department is looking to hire four new entry-level officers. Eligibility requirements and applications are posted online at or can be obtained at the township clerk’s office, 1490 S. Dye Rd.

Direct questions to Police Chief George Sippert at 810-600-3277. — R.S.

Election workers sought

FLINT TWP. — Anyone interested in becoming an elections inspector is invited to attend Election School training on May 17 and 19, said Clerk Kathy Funk. Pay is not great but the work is rewarding, she said. Interested residents ages 18 are invited to come to the township hall and sign up to take classes, Funk said. Election worker must be trained and certified. — R.S.

Next Township Shredding Day set

FLINT TWP. — Time to start spring cleaning for the next Township Shredding Day set for 10 a.m. to noon May 5 at the township hall parking lot. Residents will be permitted to bring two paper-sized boxes of documents for shredding. Unacceptable materials include bound books, spiral notebooks, binders and pill bottles, said Clerk Kathy Funk. Entrance to the parking lot will be off Reuben Street to eliminate traffic backups on Dye Road. The twice a year shredding event is well attended. — R.S.

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