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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Wondering about conditions at Pigeon Creek Park? Here's the scoop:Although we are not quite ready to open the Pigeon Creek Lodge, we are starting to roll and compact the snow on the trails today (1/21). Since winter operations have began walking, dogs, and bikes are now prohibited on the trails at Pigeon Creek. If we get more snow this week, we should be able to open the lodge and rent skis. If you want to come out and ski with your own skis today, please be aware that the conditions or only poor to marginal, and the sledding hill is worn and bare in a few spots from heavy weekend use. Cross your fingers and wish for more snow and no days over 32° this week! ❄️ Check the hotline or trails page for up-to-date lodge hours and trail conditions: (616) 738-9531 • miOttawa.org/trails ... See MoreSee Less

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No need to venture out in the cold for the Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on January 23. It's been cancelled due to lack of business. ... See MoreSee Less

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The January Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 7 pm this Thursday, January 17th. The public is welcome to attend. Read the proposed agenda by clicking the link below:
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