Great News! The Township Board motioned on

April 20, 2021 to resume committee and

board meetings in person. 

Current recommendations for COVID safety will be honored,

The Pierson Township Planning Commission has scheduled a Public Hearing for Thursday, June 3 at 7 pm to discuss the April 15 recommendations to the Wind Ordinance. 

The Wind Ordinance with approved Wind Zones (approved by Board on February 16, 2021) can be found here. The April 15 recommendations have not yet been added to the Ordinance.

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
  • The Pierson Township Board closed on the Refinance of the Little Whitefish Sewer Bond from the Montcalm County Drain Commission on April 8, 2021. 
  • Spring Billings for LWL & BWL were sent from the County Drain Office:
BUT PAYMENTS WILL BE SENT TO
PIERSON TOWNSHIP.
 
  • Community & Economic Growth Committee Do you wish to create community? Inquire about this volunteer opportunity.  For information call 616-636-8570 or Email PiersonCommunity@gmail.com
  • Parks & Recreation Plan is available for viewing at the Township or on the Parks & Recreation page.  
  • Access Property Taxes online.
 
  • 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: 2021 Meetings will be the third Tuesday, with exception of November & December 2021.  Calendar has been updated. All meetings are open to the public.
  • The Master Plan has been adopted and getting ready to print. Contact the clerk if you have questions. 616-636-8570 during business hours. 
  • The Zoning Board of Appeals meets as needed. Nothing scheduled to date.
  • Planning Commission - Meetings for 2021 will be January 14 meeting was postponed until February 11, 2021 for a Public Hearing for Incidental Buildings and Wind Zones at 7 pm (regular meeting after public hearing), April 15, July 15 and October 14 at 7 pm. 
  • Parks & Recreation Committee 2021 Meetings are Thursdays at 4:30 pm: April 8, May 13, June 19, July 8, August 12, and September 9. Want more information? Join us.
  • Community & Economic Growth Committee. Meetings are Thursdays at 3 pm pm:  February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, October 14. Additional meetings may be scheduled if needed for events. Want more information? Join us.
  • Road Committee meetings will be Wednesdays: January 13, March 9, April 14, July 14. The October 13 meeting was removed from the schedule. Road meetings are at 7 pm. 
  • 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. $75 Rental fee for residents; $100 Rental fee for Non-Residents and $50 deposit (returned after inspection).​ There is now a meeting rate. Click for the new contract* Hall rentals will honor current state guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Voting in person is allowed. 
Contact information
Elected Officials​
Supervisor: Dan Buyze
supervisor@piersontwp.org
Available Tuesdays, 9am - 2pm and by appointment 616-366-1615
Clerk: Sara Burkholder
clerk@piersontwp.org
Available Tuesday - Thursdays
9am - 2pm and by appointment
Notary Services 616-560-7927
Treasurer: Kathy Hryns
treasurer@piersontwp.org
Available Tuesdays, 9am - 2pm
Township Hall Hours: 
Tuesdays - Thursdays 9am - 2 pm
 
Deputy Supervisor:  Lance Gates
will be assisting the Supervisor, Zoning Administrator and Assessor. Zoning Winter Hours: 
Tues 2:30-5:30 pm
and Thurs by appt. 
Email will be up shortly: 
depsupervisor@piersontwp.org
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:
Orvin Moore
zoning@piersontwp.org
Hours:
(See Dep Supervisor Winter Hours)
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.
Trustee Jason Bergman
616-799-2280 
trustee1@piersontwp.org 
Trustee Bill Grice
616-799-1261
trustee2@piersontwp.org
 

Updates to the LWL Sewer Dispute are shown on the LWL/BWL Updates Page.

 

If you are unable to read or access this page, please contact the clerk.