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Population: 2010 Census information- Township 2801, Village 873
Square Miles: 18
Registered Voters: 2198 as of March 18, 2015
Township Valuation: 2014 Taxable Value – $86,152,808
Baroda History in brief:
In 1889 the Indiana and Lake Michigan Railway Company built a railroad from South Bend to St Joseph. Baroda was one of several communities established along the railroad track. It was the second village within Lake Township, and competition between Baroda and Bridgman led to increasing tension and ill-feelings between them. In October 1923, Lake Township was split, the eastern half became Baroda Township. The decision finally brought peace between Baroda and Bridgman. Today Baroda and Lake Charter Townships share a police department.
BARODA TOWNSHIP MEETINGS
· Township Board meets the third Monday of each month at the Baroda Municipal Building 9091 First Street at 7:00 p.m.
· The Township Planning Commission meets the second Monday every other month at the Baroda Municipal Building at 6:30 p.m.
· The Baroda Fire Board meets the second Wednesday of each quarter at the Fire Station office 7:00 p.m.
Lincoln Township Public Library serves Baroda Township. Visit the Library to take part in the many
activities for children and adults. www.lincolntownshiplibrary.org
Village of Baroda http://www.barodavillage.org
I Love Baroda http://www.ilovebaroda.com
Gift of Life – Organ Donation www.giftoflifemichigan.org
Transportation Alternatives http://mywaythere.org/
Weather from the Village of Baroda Weather Station:
Child and Elder Abuse HOTLINE 855-444-3911
The Michigan Department of Human Services is now operating a statewide, 24-hour call center for reporting child and elder abuse throughout our state. The centralized hotline will provide all Michigan residents with the same quality service, no matter where they reside.
Reports of abuse or neglect will be investigated by the state DHS and action will be taken to correct problems when necessary.