Michigan statutes enable township boards to create various appointed boards and commissions to help them manage township government. The statutes also specify the number of board members and the terms of their service.
Board of Review
Ascertains whether the assessment roll is proper and hear appeals.
|Stanley Boelkins, Alternate|
Construction Board of Appeals
Hears variances and makes interpretations to Building Code.
|Rich Buitenhuis, Chair|
Downtown Development Authority/Brownfield Redevelopment Authority
Plans and oversees the improvements to the downtown district.
|John Heinritz, Chair|
In charge of all elections, boundaries of precincts, equipment, workers, etc.
|Laurie Larsen, Chair|
Plans land use, recommends zoning ordinance amendments, approves site plans, etc.
|Bill Cousins, Chair|
|Steve Wilson, Vice-Chair|
|Bob Wagenmaker, Township Board Representative|
|Brock Hesselsweet, ZBA Representative – (616) 335-1906|
|Carolyn Taylor – (616) 402-2236|
|Dave Reenders – (616) 638-5590|
|Kevin Mesler – (616) 366-6094|
|Mike Lemkuil – (616) 846-4319|
Zoning Board of Appeals
Decides any appeals regarding decisions of staff pertaining to Zoning Ordinance.
|Michael Voss, Chair|
|Cheryl Slater, Vice-Chair – (616) 846-2988|
|Jim Loftis, Secretary – (616) 846-1990|
|Howard Behm, Township Board Representative|
|Brock Hesselsweet, Planning Commission Representative|
|Karen Egedy-Bader, Alternate – (616) 842-0992|