Okemos, MI – The Charter Township of Meridian has retained the Okemos law firm of Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC to serve as the Township’s legal counsel. The Firm was retained following a review of proposals and formal interviews with four law firms, including Fahey Schultz. Steve Schultz, President of the firm, said that “We are absolutely delighted to be selected to serve the Township and its residents. Meridian Township is our home community and we look forward to working with the Township Board and the Administration to meet the community’s needs.” Mr. Schultz will serve as the principal attorney for the Township, assisted by other members of the firm as necessary.
Meridian Charter Township is well respected and noted for the quality of its public places, its services and its neighborhoods. The Township has a population of approximately 40,000 and provides a wide range of public services to its residents, including police and fire services, parks and recreation, community planning and development, water and waste water management through a joint authority and property tax administration. The Fahey Schultz firm will serve as the Township Attorney providing legal representation on all matters facing the Township. The services provided will include general advice and counsel to the Township Board and the Township’s Administration, handling property tax appeals before the Michigan Tax Tribunal, and providing labor and employment representation.