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

  • Feb 11

    Planning Commission Meeting

    Read the agenda for the current meeting here.  

  • Feb 20

    Board of Trustees Meeting

    Read the agenda for the current meeting here.

  • Feb 26

    Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

    Read the agenda for the current ZBA meeting here.

  • Mar 10

    March Presidential Primary Election

    Polls will be open for voting in the Presidential Primary Election from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Precincts 1 and 2 vote at the Olive Township Hall, 6480 136th Avenue, Holland. The last day to register to vote in this election online, at the County Clerk’s office, or at a Secretary of State branch office […]

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Recent News

Read the minutes of the January Board of Trustees Meeting here:

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The January 22, 2020 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting has been cancelled due to lack of business. ... See MoreSee Less

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The public is welcome to attend monthly board meetings. The January meeting will be held this Thursday evening at 7:00pm. Come for all or just part of the meeting. Read the proposed agenda here:

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