​​Barry County Household Hazardous Waste, Medication Collection, and *Free Tire Drop-Off (limited to 10 tires per vehicle)

As posted in the Hastings Reminder

When:  Saturday May 8, 2021

Time:  9am - 1pm

Location:  Barry County Fairgrounds, 1350 N. M-37 Hwy., Hastings

Another collection is planned for the fall.  Dates to be determined.

Hazardous Household Waste:  Aqueous acids and bases; oil-based paints, reactives; solvents; aerosol cans; automotive liquids; pesticides (liquids and solids); automobile batteries; alkaline; nickel-cadmium and/or silver oxide batteries; liquid cleaners; heavy metal solutions

Participants stay in their vehicle and must wear a mask at drop off time.

Medications need to be in the original container with the name of the drug clearly labeled.  Cross out any personal information on the container.  Don't Rush to Flush

Can not accept:  Asbestos, electronics, latex paint, propane tanks, commercially generated waste, radioactive material, explosives, unknown wastes, console and projection tv's, speakers in wooden cases, tires heavily caked in dirt.

* Tire Drop-Off is a ONE TIME ONLY free tire drop off event thanks to a grant from EGLE.  Tire drops are first come - first serve until all trailers are full.

Questions, Please call  269-798-4107  or view the add in the Hastings Reminder

NOTICE - Seeking Applications for Volunteers:  Animal Shelter Advisory Board:   3 Citizen at large positions.

For more information, please call 269-945-1284 or visit

The Township does NOT maintain a staffed Office ~ Refer to CONTACT US for more information.

We are here to help!


BACKGROUND:  Assyria Township does not maintain a staffed office.  The Township Board meets on the first Monday of each month (if Monday is a holiday we meet the following day) at 7:30 p.m.  Except the April meeting is held the last business day in March.


BUSINESS HOURS:  Pursuant to MCL 211.10a and Township resolution of 3 July 2006, all property assessment rolls and property appraisal cards (as well as other FOIA material) are available for viewing and copying during customary business hours by appointment.  Appointments can be made during a regular monthly meeting or by contacting a Township official.  


BOARD OF REVIEW:  Pursuant to Michigan Compiled Law, will:

  1. Meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday following the first Monday in March to receive the roll.  MCL 211.29(1)

  2. Meet at 9 a.m. for 6 hours on the second Monday in March to receive/review petitions.  MCL 211.30(1)

  3. Meet from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday following the second Monday in March  to receive/review petitions. MCL 211.30(4)

  4. Meet from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday following the second Monday in March to receive/review petitions. MCL 211.30(4)

  5. Meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday following the third Monday in July, if called to sit, to correct error and otherwise address MCL 211.7 issues. MCL 211.53b

  6. Meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday following the second Monday in December, if called to sit, to correct error and otherwise address MCL 211.7 issues. MCL 211.53b


Township Message Board



Heritage Hills Bible Church 

13015 S M 66 Hwy Bellevue MI 49021  

(269) 758-3866


Our Lady of Great Oak      

6547 Lacey Rd Bellevue MI 49021  

(269) 758-3636


Baseline United Methodist Church

9617 Baseline Rd Battle Creek MI 49017  

(269) 963-7710



Marc & Christy Huver,10400 South M66 Hwy,Nashville, MI 49073 

(269) 758-3566






Barry County Cares (all kinds of help):


Barry County Animal Help:


Official Website of Barry County, Michigan:

Michigan Voter Information:,4670,7-127-1633---,00.html

State of Michigan:


Secretary of State:




Veterans Assistance, Barry County:

 For burial benefits, Solders & Sailors Relief Act and other assistance and help for veterans (honorable service) and

 spouse please contact Pattrick Jansens at (269) 945-1296 or email:

Veteran Burial Benefits (Federal):


Fort Custer National Cemetery:



The Michigan Freedom of Information Act (Public Act 442 of 1976, MCL 15.231, et seq.) gives the public the right to request to inspect and receive copies of public records, and to subscribe to regular issuances of public records. The FOIA coordinator for Assyria Township is the Township Supervisor.

All meetings of the township board and other township public bodies will be open to the public according to the Michigan Open Meetings Act (Public Act 267 of 1976, MCL 15.261, et seq.).