Treasurer and Clerk Open Delta Township Office

Eaton County Clerk, Diana Bosworth, Eaton County Treasurer, Bob Robinson, along with the Delta Township Board of Trustees and administration, cordially invite you to a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting of the new Clerk and Treasurer’s offices serving area residents in Delta Township.

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Where: Lower Level, Delta Township Administration Building, 7710 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917

Eaton County Clerk, Diana Bosworth and County Treasurer, Bob Robinson began offering service hours in the Delta Township Administration Building at 7710 W Saginaw Highway in Lansing on Friday, October 9.   Office hours for the residents of Delta Township and surrounding areas will continue by County Clerk Bosworth on the first and third Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Treasurer Robinson will offer hours alternating the second and fourth Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The satellite county office will be located in the lower level of the Delta Township Administration Building on W Saginaw Highway in Lansing.

Please join us on November 13 at 3:30 p.m. for a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting, with short presentations from Delta Township Supervisor, Ken Fletcher, Eaton County Clerk, Diana Bosworth, and Eaton County Treasurer, Bob Robinson.

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Eaton County Parks 2016 -2020 Master Plan Draft

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 Eaton County Sheriff's Office Citizens Police Academy


Are you interested in learing about and getting a real life view of what it is like to be a Deputy Sheriff in Eaton County?

Sheriff Tom Reich cordially invites you to participate in a Citizen’s Police Academy. The Citizen’s Police Academy is an informational overview for citizens to get a “behind the scenes look” and better understand the specific duties and functions of the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office.  

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Eaton County Register of Deeds Begins E-Recording of Property Documents


Eaton County Register of Deeds office has implemented e-recording of documents such as deeds, mortgages and releases.   E-recording enables faster, more cost-effective online recording.  For more information click here

Visit the Register of Deeds website for additional details and links to the e-recording service providers. 




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Now Pay Delinquent Real Property Taxes Online
Eaton County Treasurer, Bob Robinson, announced this month that Eaton County property owners have a new and convenient way to make delinquenttaxpayments.  The treasurer’s office has contracted with Official Payments, a leading provider of electronic payment solutions to offer delinquent tax payment processing over the Internet through credit card and debit card transaction.  Visa, Discover, and MasterCard debit and credit cards will be accepted. This new service offers taxpayers a fast and efficient way to pay online and reduces manual processing time in the treasurer’s office.

“Through a unique partnership with Official Payments and BS&A Software, taxpayers can get online, pay, and process their delinquent tax payments instantly, in real time,” said Robinson.  “This is part of our ongoing work to increase efficiency in the treasurer’s office.  It can also help folks avoid last minute additional fees and interest on their past due real property taxes.”

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Increase Tax Certification Fees Effective July 1


New legislation passed by the Michigan House and Senate, and signed by Governor Snyder on May 26, 2015,  Public Act 39, increases the fee for tax certifications on warranty deeds, land contracts, and condominium master deeds, and similar documents from $1 to $5.  The fee is collected on behalf of the County Treasurer by the Register of Deeds as part of the document recording process and goes into effect July 1, 2015.

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New Legislation Extending Property Tax Exemptions to Qualified Disabled Veterans

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ECU: Bad Check Diversion


UPDATED: October 29, 2007



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Bad Check Diversion Program


The Bad Check Diversion Program Works Because ...

  • Bad Check reports are easy to file and follow-up action is prompt.
  • Upon recovery, 100 percent of the face value of the check is returned to the merchants, plus applicable bank charges.
  • There is no minimum dollar restriction.


Key Terms

  • Bad Check: a check that is not honored when presented at the bank. The bank may indicate that the check was dishonored due to "insufficient funds", "closed" or some other reason.
  • 5-day notice: a formal letter that lists the appropriate Michigan statute governing checks and instructs the bad check writer to make immediate payment or face prosecution.
  • Complaint: the form that begins the formal criminal proceeding, it contains sections for relevant information about your business, the bad check writer and the bad check.


Steps in the Process

Step 1: Present the check to your Bank
Before the Economic Crimes Unit (ECU) considers a check for prosecution, the check must be deposited with your bank, even if you suspect the check will not clear.


Step 2: Send the 5-Day Notice letter
Once the check returns as dishonored, you must use the notice formprovided by the ECU and send the bad check writer a 5-day notice.


Step 3: Submitting Documents to the ECU
If the bad check writer does not respond within 10 days, completely fill out the complaint formprovided by the ECU, attach photocopies of the dishonored check and notice letter sent, then mail all documents to the ECU.



Checks that are NOT accepted

  • Checks that are not passed in Eaton County.
  • The identity of the check writer is unknown.
  • Checks that are pre-dated.
  • Checks that are post-dated, or where an agreement was made to hold the check for later payment.
    (Merchants beware: if you accept post-dated checks you do so at your own risk, because the check's message is "there isn't enough money in the account to cover the check today"!)
  • Checks that are altered or suspected of being forgeries or counterfeit.
  • Two-party checks.
  • Payroll checks.
  • Stop-payment checks.
  • No amount, date or signature on the check.
  • Numeric and written amount on the check do not match.
  • Checks that are over 180 days old.

* * * NOTE: * * *
Checks that are ineligible for the
Eaton County Prosecuting Attorney's Bad Check Restitution Program
may still be eligible for collection by the Merchant
via small claims court or by a private collection agency.



Forms & Documents


Bad Check Program
ECU Merchants' Complaint Form (21 kb)
ECU Notice Letter (8 kb)
Warning Sign for display by Merchants (13 kb)


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