The self-proclaimed center of the county and heart of the world, this once-rural area has experienced phenomenal growth. With a population near 45,000, it is the fastest growing community in Michigan. Demographics
Officials: Supervisor John Brennan, Clerk Norman Snay, Treasurer Marie Malburg, trustees Janet Dunn, Kenneth Meerschaert Jr., Roger Krzeminski and Charles Oliver.
Township Offices: 19925 23 Mile Road, behind fire station one. Open Monday to Friday, 8:30-5. 286-0621.
Business: Macomb’s small industrial base consists of several machinery shops, including the biggest, National Broach, which manufactures tools for metal cutting and has the most employees in the township. Progressive Tool is the largest.
Shopping: A variety of strip malls to choose from: Farmbrooke at 22 Mile and Hayes; Crosswind Corners at Hall and Hayes; a shopping center has been constructed at 21 and Romeo Plank; and Country Meadows Shopping Center is at the southeast corner of 23 Mile and Hayes.
Library: Joint library; Clinton-Macomb, located at Garfield and 19 Mile Road.
Parks: While there are no public parks in Macomb, the township has purchased land for three park sites and is looking for future sites to purchase. Playgrounds can be found behind many of the local schools. Recently hired is D. Martin Piepenbrok as parks and recreation director. Piepenbrok has coordinated several events for township residents, such as outdoor movies, a family sock hop and a daddy-daughter dance.
February- Daddy-daughter dance.
March- Community winter events.
June- St. Isidore’s Church hosts strawberry fest.
July- Township fire department pancake breakfast.
June, July, August- Picnic and community festival.
October- Community winter events.