New! A secure dropbox has been installed in the office wall just to the left of the front door if you need to drop something off after hours.

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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Here is great information from the county on the timeline for the November election. Please feel free to share this information.Take note of these important dates and deadlines for the November 3, 2020 Election. ... See MoreSee Less

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Read the agenda for the September Board of Trustees meeting at the link below. The meeting will be held at the Township Hall Thursday, September 17, beginning at 7 pm. Note: There will be a special work session held the same evening from 6:15 - 6:40 pm at the Olive Township Cemetery, located at the corner of 116th and Taylor.
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Summer taxes are due Monday, September 14. You can come and pay your property taxes any time the office is open, but the treasurer's staff will be here specifically to take tax payments Friday, September 11 until 4:00 pm and Monday, September 14 until 5:00 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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Want to learn more about native plants? Check out this video from the Ottawa Conservation District:
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