• Foote Cemetery on Sherwood Rd. was organized in 1858.
  • The Columbarium at Summit Cemetery was dedicated in October 2010.
  • Rededicated on October 2nd, 2010, the Historical Committee has recreated a 1920s classroom.  The school is located at 985 E. Sherwood.
  • Township Park River Trail

From the Desk of Supervisor Bloomquist


Coronavirus updates- Office Closed

Due to the increased spread of Covid-19, the Township Office will remained closed to the public for the foreseeable future.  Staff will be limited and working from home.  Permit applications and other Township documents may be submitted through the dropbox by the front door or along the north drive.  We will do our best to answer your  questions by phone and email.  If an in person visit is required, an appointment will be necessary.   The Board adopted a Covid -19 Preparedness and Response Plan at the May 21st special board meeting.  All meetings will continue virtually through June 30th at which time the Board will review the need for an extension.   Your patience has been greatly appreciated!

For up to date information, please visit https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus

Hall rentals have been cancelled until inside gatherings are lifted.    

And beyond all else, please stay safe!

~ Wanda Bloomquist,
Township Supervisor


In The Spotlight

Spring Clean Up

Spring Clean Up is going to look different this year.  Instead of a one time event, collection will be spread out over several months beginning with Julyin conjunction with recycling. To date, we have scheduled:

  • July- Electronics.  Free except for Monitors/TV's and laptops are $10.00 each.
  • August- Sensitive Documents and Batteries
  • September- Metal  Appliances with Freon: $20.00 each.
  • October- Trash

Just a reminder that the services above are for Township residents only.  You will need to bring assistance for those large items as we will not have the volunteers to assist this year.

Featured News

Zoning Board of Appeals

ZBA will meet virtually at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, June 29th to consider a variance request from the fence height regulations in the front yard.  Zoom.us.  Meeting ID: 874 7610 5188 Passcode: 353301.  Public Notice and Agenda.

Burn Ban

Due to the dry conditions, NIESA has placed a ban on all burning.  Please check back for further updates.

Zoning Ordinance Amendments

The Township Board is considering the adoption of two Zoning Amendments to allow for Event Barns within the Township and Cluster Zoning that would increase the density of a Planned Unit Development within the 425 agreements with the city.  Please take some time to review the amendments and reach out to Planning Assistant Jim Howard with any questions.  [email protected]

See Where Your Tax Dollars Go (Click on chart to enlarge)