From Executive Order 2020-154 (a) A meeting of a public body may be held electronically, including by telephonic conferencing or video conferencing, in a manner in which both the general public and the members of the public body may participate by electronic means.”

Due to COVID-19 and Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-154 and 2020-96 and

"Stay Home, Stay Safe"

and to comply with the Open Meetings Act we have provided a phone and or video access to our

Meetings with: 

Zoom App; or: 

Use the App from your phone

or Computer to join with video.

Click "JOIN A MEETING" page to attend meetings via Zoom.

There are a few chairs 6 feet apart at the township hall if you are unable to access via video.

If you are unable to read or access
any portion of this site,
please contact the Clerk for basic information and documents. or 
Tuesday - Thursday 9 am - 2 pm
  • Summer Taxes will be available after July 1st. Delinquent taxes are now at the County Treasurer
  • Pierson Township is taking applications/resumes for Zoning Administrator. Contact the Supervisor for details.
  • Access Property Taxes online: will be updated.
  • 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.
  • Online payments may be made by clicking here. * Will be updated after July 1.
  • Township Board Meetings: 2020 Meetings will be the third Tuesday! All meetings are open to the public.
  • Master Planning Meetings has been adopted and getting ready to print. Contact the clerk if you have questions. 616-636-8570 during business hours. 
  • Planning Commission - July 16  at 7 pm.
  • Parks & Recreation Committee has a few more meetings for 2020. The Committee is working on the Recreational Plan. Meetings are Thursdays at 5:30 pm:  January 16, April 15, June 11, July 16, Sept 10 and October 15. * schedule will be updated as scheduled. Want more information? Join us.
  • Community & Economic Growth Committee is our new Committee. The schedule will be updated as New Projects are scheduled. Meetings are Thursdays at 3 pm pm:  April 9, May 14, June 4, July 9, August 13 * updates will be made as scheduled. Want more information? Join us.
  • Road Committee meetings will be Wednesdays: January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 21. 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. $50 Rental fee and $50 deposit (returned after inspection).​ * Hall rentals are currently on hold due to COVID restrictions.
  • 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
Available Tuesdays, 9am - 2pm
Clerk: Sara Burkholder
Available Tuesday - Thursdays
9am - 2pm
Notary Services by Appointment
Treasurer: Kathy Hryns
Available Tuesdays, 9am - 2pm
Township Hall Hours: 
Tuesdays - Thursdays 9am - 2 pm
Deputy Clerk: Ginny Pennington
Deputy Treasurer: Olivia Geerlig
Assessor: Carl Schuitema
Available: Tuesdays 9am-2pm 
and by appointment
Interum Zoning Administrator:
Orvin Moore
NEW * Hours
Tuesdays 9-2
at the Township Hall
Or by appointment (call or text),
Please leave message with name, phone number and request for pm call back.
Cemetery Administrator:
Connie Brown
Available by appointment only.
Contact information

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