Board amends hydrocarbon exploration/related extraction activities moratorium
At its Sept. 16 meeting, the Shelby Township Board of Trustees unanimously passed an amended six-month moratorium on oil, gas and other hydrocarbon exploration and related extraction activities within the Township. 

The amended moratorium clarifies the scope of "drilling operation" activities restricted by the moratorium to include completion, production and other related or ancillary activities and operations.

Amended Shelby Township  six-month moratorium on oil, gas and other hydrocarbon exploration and related extraction activities
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Shelby Township 2014 Road Projects

Per the MCDR, the 22 Mile Road project for M-53 overpass approaches started Aug. 28.

This project includes Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) paving, cold milling of existing pavement, joint and crack repair, and restoration work on 22 Mile Road. Throug
h traffic shall be maintained with intermittent flagging operations occurring. Local residents are encouraged to plan for delays due to construction. The current estimated completion date is Sept. 19, 2014.

Shelby Township 2014 road projects summary
Sept. 12 MCDR construction updates

West Bay Exploration halts Shelby Township oil/gas exploration, "indefinitely"
West Bay Exploration Vice President Pat Gibson provided the following update on the indefinite halt to the exploration process at the Shelby Township well near 25 Mile and Dequindre roads Aug. 25.

Supervisor Stathakis,
Please find attached a press release issued by West Bay this afternoon (Aug. 25). As you and the Township board have asked, West Bay will be shutting in our well at the end of the week in order to take some time and work with our neighbors to help them better understand our operation.


Patrick Gibson
Vice President
West Bay Exploration Company

Click to view West Bay Exploration press release

Construction time constraints to be enfoced near oil/gas exploration site
Shelby Township Supervisor Rick Stathakis has directed the Shelby Township Police Department to ensure the Township's regular construction hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., as outlined in the Township's zoning ordinances, are strictly enforced with regular police patrols. Residents are asked to call the Police Department at 586-731-2121 if they observe any activity outside of the allowed times.