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Grand Blanc Township, known for award winning public schools, abundant housing options, a thriving commercial presence, and being a friendly and safe community, is home to more than 37,500 residents. Originally settled by Chippewa Indians, the name Grand Blanc, literally “Great White”, came from the French traders who arrived before 1800. By 1823 pioneer families were settling on the abundant farmland and the Township became, in 1833, the areas first unit of government, two years before Genesee County was created, and four years before Michigan became a state. A full service municipality with an SEV of $1.5 Billion and over 100 employees, Grand Blanc Township also jointly operates a full time Fire Department, Senior Center, Library and Parks and Recreation Department with the City of Grand Blanc. The Township is home to Creasey Bicentennial Park, a 202-acre recreational facility that offers something for every demographic. After many years of being the home of the longest running PGA Tournament with the Buick Open, professional golf returned to Grand Blanc Township in September with the new Ally Challenge Champions Tour Event at Warwick Hills Golf Club! Grand Blanc Township is conveniently located to many key employment centers in Michigan. With easy access to major interstate freeways, rail and the 3rd busiest airport in Michigan, as well as several major colleges and universities it is easy to see why the Township has become a desirable location for both business and residents. In fact, the Township has seen impressive growth in both commercial and residential development annually, and supports over 18,000 people in the local work force.

The future is bright in Grand Blanc Township: A Community in Motion! ADDENDUM — Grand Blanc Township

Future plans include further expansion in an approved industrial development district, and economic incentives offered through the newly formed Downtown Development District to encourage investment in our community. The Technology Park and Technology Village areas within the DDA have been created based upon a market study and zoned to create a technology driven mixed-use district that will include knowledge based jobs and recreational, cultural, residential, and retail opportunities.

Area: 32 sq. miles Location: Southeast portion of the County, south of Flint off I-75 approximately 45 minutes from downtown Detroit. Economic Base: Mix of residential, commercial and industry. World headquarters of GM Service Parts operations and Genesys Regional Medical Center located here. Government: Supervisor, clerk, treasurer, trustees Population: 36,610 (July 2017) Housing: Median Sale Price - $192,000 (August 2018) Income: Median Household Income $64,000 Libraries: Grand Blanc-McFarlan Branch, 515 Perry Road, Grand Blanc (810) 694-5310 • www.thegdl.org Medical Services: Genesys Regional Medical Center (See “Health Care” section) Newspaper: Grand Blanc View, www.grandblancview.mihomepaper.com Flint Journal www.mlive.com Parks and Recreation: Grand Blanc Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of programs for all ages. Creasy Bicentennial Park has soccer fields, baseball/ softball diamonds, sledding hill, pond, pavilions, walking paths and dog park. Post Office Locations: 1601 W. Atherton, Flint 48507 4065 Manor Drive, Burton 48519 • www.usps.com

www.twp.grand-blanc.mi.us Protection: Emergency - Dial 9-1-1 • Fire (810) 694-7211 • Police (810) 424-2611 Schools: Grand Blanc Community, Goodrich Area and Lake Fenton School District (See “School Grid”) Seniors: Senior Center, 12632 Pagels Dr., Grand Blanc (810) 695-3202 • www.gbseniorcenter.com Offers a variety of activities, programs, food services, and travel opportunities for residents 50 years and older. Transportation is available. Calendar of event is online. Tax Rate in Mills 2016: Grand Blanc Goodrich Lake Fenton Homestead: 37.7690 38.2205 36.4686 Non-Homestead: 55.7690 56.2205 54.4486 Utilities: Consumers Energy (electric), AT&T and Comcast (cableproviders) (See ”Basics” section.) Garbage collection (877) 609-6753. Public Works Department (810) 424-2600 TOWNSHIP OFFICES Grand Blanc Township Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce 5371 S. Saginaw St., P.O. Box 1833 512 E. Grand Blanc Road Grand Blanc 48480 Grand Blanc 48439 (810) 424-2600 (810) 695-4222 www.twp.grand-blanc.mi.us www.grandblancchamber.com

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