12050 Old Belding Road
Ph-616-691-8450

Fax-616-691-8804

Office Hours: 9 A.M. - 4 P.M.
Open - Monday Thru Thursday


Grattan Township

Assessing, Clerk& Building Departments

will be closed.

Wednesday, JULY 3, 2019


NOTICE

GRATTAN TOWNSHIP CLOSED

JANUARY 18, 2021

FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY


January 14, 2021
Grattan Township Residents, Patrons and Employees:
To comply with the MDHHS orders and further protect staff, Grattan Township has made the decision to suspend in-person transactions at the Township offices from January 4- January 15, 2021.
Meetings scheduled between January 4, 2021 and February 4, 2021 will take place virtually or in-person as the MDHHS orders allow. Please reference the Township door notices and website for more information on meetings.
The Township will continue to provide all services in a no-contact manner beginning January 4, 2021. The lobby doors will be locked. Please call 616-691-8450 to arrange the dropping off larger scale items, such as building plans. All other transactions must be completed by utilizing the secure drop box located to the right of the front door, postal mail, or email.
Tax payments can now be paid online via the Township's website at www.grattantownship.org or payments may be put in the drop box. If a receipt is needed for your records, please note the request with your payment receipt and we will gladly mail it to you.
Staff will check the drop box frequently throughout the day, but please expect a minimum of 2 business days to complete your requests as staff may be working staggered shifts.
The township will not begin scheduling Hall rentals until after January 16, 2021.
Administrative staff will continue to actively monitor, plan and communicate about this situation in the upcoming days and weeks. Although we are not a heavily populated community, we want all who utilizes our services to know that we made these decisions with the health, safety, and welfare of our employees in mind. Providing basic municipal services is still our foremost goal, but we must act not to contribute to the community spread. Township Department Emails:

•  Building Department – all applications are being accepted via email/drop box or mail. To submit via email send to Laura at zbaa@grattantownship.org .

•  Zoning Department - all applications are being accepted via email/drop box or mail.

The Zoning Administrator can be contacted regarding reviews at zoningadmin@grattantownship.org or 616-691-7431.

•  Hall Rentals - All hall rentals cancelled until January 16, 2021.

•  Senior Meals - Cancelled until further notice.

•  Township Offices –No In-person Transactions from January 4 -January 15, 2021.


The officials of Grattan Township very much appreciate everyone's indulgence and patience regarding these matters, and as this is an evolving situation to continue to utilize the Township's website for additional updates.  
Thank you

The Grattan Township Board



Job Posting- Zoning Administrator- Grattan Township

Grattan Township is seeking a qualified individual for its part-time Zoning Administrator

position. Rural Grattan Township (pop. 3900) is in Kent County, just 40 minutes east of Grand Rapids .

This is a year-round position that requires the zoning administrator duties an average of 12 to 20 hours per week

.

The detailed job description can be found on the Township website at
www. grattantownship.org.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter with salary requirements no later than
January 5, 2021

to Michelle Alberts, Grattan Township Clerk

via email at
clerk@grattantownship.org

 

For Job Description click here


SENIOR MEALS HAS BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


-
Cancelled until
furthers notice


at
Grattan Township Hall
Senior Room
Monday's and Wednesday's
12:00 Noon
suggested donation $ 2.50
60 and over
Call Township Office for more info
616.691.8450


GRATTAN TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETINGS
2nd Monday of The Month 7:00 pm
4th Monday of the month as necessary.

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS
1st Wednesday of the Month 7:00 pm
(when needed/called)

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
3rd Wednesday of the Month 7:00 pm
(when necessary)

FIRE ADMINISTRATION SAFETY MEETINGS
4th Wednesday- Quarterly- 7:00 pm
(when necessary)


TAX DATES
Feb 16, 2021- 2020 Winter Taxes Due
March 1, 2021 - Last Day to pay Summer/
Winter 2020 Taxes
9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. at Township
Mar 2- Delinquent Taxes sent to County
Sep 14- Summer 2021 Taxes Due
Dec 30- Township Office open for
TAX COLLECTION ONLY
9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEWER EMERGENCY &
 POWER OUTAGE EMERGENCY
616-776-9656


FOR ALL QUESTIONS CALL 616-691-8450

For permits please contact the Building and Zoning Admin at:
email: Zbaa@grattantownship.org

Please direct all complaints to the Supervisor:
email: supervisor@grattantownship.org

Please direct FOIA requests, voter and cemetery
questions to the Clerk's office:

email: clerk@grattantownship.org or
email: deputyclerk@grattantownship.org

Please direct questions regard taxes, hall rentals ,
specials, and sewer billing to the Treasurer's office:

email: treasurer@grattantownship.org or
email: deputytreasurer@grattantownship.org

r assessing and property questions contact the Assessor at:

email: assessor@grattantownship.org

(Access to email hours Monday 9:00 am-noon and
Weds 1:00pm -4:00pm)

For zoning questions contact the Zoning
Administrator at:

email: zoningadmin@grattantownship.org

or office 616-691-7431


FIRE FIGHTERS NEEDED
(WILL TRAIN)  
 
The Township Fire Department is in need
of people to become volunteer Paid-on-Call firefighters.
Call Fire Chief Lou Kirkbride at
691-8523 or 691-7404
email: grattanfirechief@comcast.net


Individuals with Disabilities
Requiring auxiliary aids or services should
contact the Grattan Township Board
in writing or call the following:

Michelle Alberts, Clerk,
12050 OLD BELDING RD
BELDING MI 48809
616-691-8450


 

NOTICE

Wi-Fi is now available free of charge and
without a password at the Grattan Township Hall
and the Grattan Fire Station

This service is provided free of charge to the
residents thru the generosity of
the Kent District Library.