If you are unable to read or access any portion of this site,
please contact the Clerk for basic information and documents. 
clerk@piersontwp.org
or 
616-636-8570 
Tuesday - Thursday 9 am - 2 pm
  • Tax payments may be dropped in the drop box at the front of the township building.  They are also accepted at Independent Bank.  You must bring the tax bill.
  • Township Board Meetings: 2020 Meetings will be the third Tuesday! All meetings are open to the public.
  • Master Planning Meetings are complete. Draft on the agenda for the Township Board to be determined. 
  • Master Planning Public Hearing - TBD at 7 pm.
  • Parks & Recreation Committee is now meeting quarterly. Meetings for 2020 are Thursdays at 5 pm:  January 16, April 15, July 16, and October 15.
  • Road Committee meetings will be Wednesdays: January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 21. Road meetings are at 7 pm.
  • Pierson Township Ordinance regarding Winslow Park will be come effective January 2020. 
  • Thank you to all who attended the Pierson Township Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 23. It was a huge success! Look for it again next year!
  • Meeting minutes are available for review at the Township hall, and posted once approved at the following meeting. If you are unable to view, please email the clerk or come visit the Clerks office during business hours.
  • Pierson Township Hall is available for rental. Please contact the Clerk office for availability. $50 Rental fee and $50 deposit (returned after inspection).
  • FOIA - Freedom of Information Act
FOIA Procedures & Guidelines
FOIA Fees 2019 
FOIA Request Form
  • Election Information: Please contact the Clerk if you wish to be placed on the permanent Absentee Voter List.  Available to all voters due to 18-3. Once on the list an application will be mailed to voter. Once request is completed and returned to the Township, a ballot will be mailed in secretive brown envelope with instructions on how to complete and return (return envelope included). Click here to get your application for an Absentee Ballot.
Elections in 2020: 
  • Presidential Primary on March 10, 2020
  • State Primary on August 4, 2020
  • General Election, November 3, 2020
Elected Officials​
Supervisor: Bill VanTil
supervisor@piersontwp.org
Available Tuesdays, 9am - 2pm
Clerk: Sara Burkholder
clerk@piersontwp.org
Available Tuesday - Thursdays 9am - 2pm
Notary Services by Appointment
Treasurer: Kathy Hryns
treasurer@piersontwp.org
Available Tuesdays, 9am - 2pm
Township Hall Hours: 
Tuesdays - Thursdays 9am - 2 pm
 
Deputy Clerk: Ginny Pennington
depclerk@piersontwp.org
Deputy Treasurer: Olivia Geerlig
deptreasurer@piersontwp.org
Assessor: Carl Schuitema
assessor@piersontwp.org
Available: Tuesdays 9am-2pm 
and by appointment
Zoning Administrator: Alan Richard
zoning@piersontwp.org
NEW * Hours
Wednesdays, From 6-8 pm
at the Township Hall
Or by appointment (call or text),
616-302-5000
Please leave message with name, phone number and request for pm call back.
Cemetery Administrator: Connie Brown
616-696-3237
Available by appointment only.
Listing of Committee Members upon request.

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