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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The public is welcome to attend township board meetings. Read the proposed agenda for the August board meeting here:www.olivetownship.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/BOTAgenda.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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Olive Township
The Olive Township Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Monday, August 15, 2022 at 5:30 pm at the township hall to discuss placing the expired Road Millage on the November 8, 2022 ballot. Revenue generated from this millage would be used to pave, repair, construct and reconstruct roads, bridges or drain structures in the township. It is also used to control dust on our gravel roads. This millage replaces a millage that expired at the end of 2021. Residents are encouraged to attend the meeting. ... See MoreSee Less
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