Welcome to Olive Township, a community of thriving agriculture, business and residential neighborhoods cultivated from generations of families in the heart of Ottawa County, Michigan.

Founded through the first election of officers on April 6, 1857, Olive Township selected its first Supervisor, Clerk and Treasurer through the vote of 57 attendees. Today, Olive Township has approximately 2,700 registered voters and the ninth Supervisor of record since its founding. Originally named Eastman Township and extending all the way to Lake Michigan as the western border, Olive Township split in 1915, creating current day Port Sheldon Township.

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Upcoming Events

  • Jul 19

    Board of Trustees Meeting

    Read the agenda for the current meeting here.

  • Aug 7

    Primary Election

    Polls will be open from 7:00 am – 8:00 pm to allow for voting in the Primary Election. Both precincts will vote in the Olive Township Hall. Vote for county, state and federal candidates and important proposals at the township and county levels. The August ballot will include township millage proposals for both fire equipment […]

  • Aug 14

    Planning Commission Meeting

    Read the agenda for the current meeting here.

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Today staff from the Ottawa County clerk's office will be testing voting equipment in preparation for the August 7th Primary. They'll be testing Olive Township's equipment at 1:00 pm. The public is welcome to attend this Public Accuracy Test, held at the township office at 6480 136th Avenue. ... See MoreSee Less

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