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 Ottawa Conservation District Tree Sale is today! If you ordered, plan on picking your order up before 6. And they may have extras, if you forgot to place an order!Time to pick up your Tree orders! We have a great selection of trees - even if you didn’t place an order with us. We’re at Reenders Blueberry Farms until 6 pm this evening. Stop in & see us! ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  

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Last November voters approved Proposal 3, which led to quite a few changes to the Michigan Voter Law. You may now register to vote (see infographic below for details) up to and on Election Day. And you no longer need to have a reason to vote by absentee ballot. You may request a ballot for an individual election, or you may request to be put on a permanent absent voter list, which instructs us to mail you an APPLICATION for an absentee ballot for every election. If you are on the permanent absent voter list, you still have to fill out the application for each individual election to receive your absentee ballot. Thanks to the Ottawa County Clerk's office for this helpful infographic. ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago  ·  

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We've been receiving reports about roadside and ditch dumping in Olive Township. People. Do not do this. The Annual Clean-up day is less than two weeks away, and it's (mostly) FREE.Please don't abandon your household garbage along the side of the road. Instead, check with your township to see if they offer a spring clean-up day to help you properly dispose of excess household waste. ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago  ·  

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