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 
Tuesday - Thursday 9 am - 2 pm
  • The Pierson Township Board voted to publish meeting information and notices in the Greenville Daily News at the June 15, 2021 meeting. Click here for more information.
  • The Pierson Township Board has heard from the community about better communications. If you would like to join a list for email notifications, please email here and provide your name, email and property address.
  • 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: SEWER PAYMENTS WILL NOW 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: 2022 Meetings will be the third WEDNESDAY, with exception of November & December 2022.  Calendar has been updated. All meetings are open to the public. Click here for dates and minutes. 
  • The Zoning Board of Appeals meets as needed. Nothing scheduled to date.
  • Planning Commission - Meetings for 2022 are to be set. 
  • Parks & Recreation Committee 2022 Meetings are at 6:00 pm: February 1 Fundraising Meeting; February 10 Parks & Recreation Meeting. Additional dates will be posted. Want more information? Join us.
  • Community & Economic Growth Committee. Meetings are yet to be  scheduled. Want more information? Join us.
  • 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
  • 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.
Contact information
Elected Officials​

Supervisor: Dan Buyze
Available Tuesdays, 9am - 2pm and by appointment 616-366-1615

Clerk: Sara Burkholder
Available Tuesday - Thursdays
9am - 2pm and by appointment
Notary Services 616-560-7927

Treasurer: Kathy Hryns
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: 

Deputy Clerk: Ginny Pennington

Deputy Treasurer: Olivia Geerlig

Assessor: Carl Schuitema
Available: Tuesdays 9am-2pm 
and by appointment

Zoning Administrator:
Orvin Moore
(See Dep Supervisor Winter Hours)

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.

Trustee Jason Bergman

Trustee Bill Grice