OUR VISION - MISSION STATEMENT
To create a future for Silver Creek Township to benefit those generations that will follow. To deliver services to the township as inexpensively and effectively as possible.
To foster a strong, vibrant township, advocating legislation to meet 21st century challenges, developing and educating knowledgeable township officials and interested supporters of township government.
To encourage ethical and transparent practices of elected officials who uphold the traditions and unique characteristics of township government.
The township has developed this web site so we can tell more people what a great place Silver Creek Township is to live, play and work.
Bill Saunders, Supervisor
If you are interested in serving on any Township board, please stop by and fill out an application or click here!
You can still visit us in person! If you need to enter the building, we require you to complete a covid form, we take your temperature (no touch), you need to wear a mask and practice social distancing. We may be able to answer your questions over the phone or email or you can wait in the breezeway area. Thank you for your understanding during this time.
CLEAN UP DAYS FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELLED (DUE TO COVID) - NEXT ONE WILL BE MEMORIAL DAY 2021!
latest map by county - click here
8/5/2020 - latest info - click here
Residents can stay up to date on the latest news surrounding COVID-19 in Michigan at www.Michigan.gov/Coronavirus. You can also call the state hotline at 1-888-535-6136 with any questions about the virus between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily.
THE CENSUS IS IMPORTANT! IT WILL AFFECT THE LOCAL FUNDING YOU RECEIVE.
TOWNSHIP OFFICE HOURS!
Due to Covid 19 - you may prefer an appointment.
Our office ph# is 269-424-3025
TREASURER - ext 1 CLERK - EXT 4
Taxes TUES & TH 10-4 Election/accts payable
Sewer WED 10-1 TUES & TH 9-5; Wed 9-1
ASSESSOR-ext 2 SCT POLICE - ext 5
TUES & TH 9am -12n hours vary
and by appointment call 911 for emerg.
SUPERVISOR - ext 3 BLDG/ZONING DEPT - ext 6
roads & questions permits and questions
TUES & TH 9-5; Wed 9-1 Mon 10-12n; Wed 9-12n
PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
Take the Cass County Parks and Recreation survey on-line by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CassCountyParks or you can pick up a paper copy of the survey at the Administrator’s office, 120 N. Broadway, Suite 200, Cassopolis, MI Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The survey must be completed by October 31, 2020.
We expect to receive and start mailing out AV ballots on September 22, 2020!
To check your AV status & ballot - click here
For a quick run down of how it all works, click here
For August election results, click here
For election security questions/concerns, click here
BE COUNTED! IN THE UPCOMING CENSUS!
Cass County Boards and Commissions openings - Click here !
Planning a roof repair, home remodel, addition, garage, deck, etc? You MUST have a permit BEFORE work begins. If you are not doing the work yourself, you must hire a Michigan licensed contractor. The contractor is responsible for obtaining the permits, making them liable for the project. For licensed contractors, click here or call our Building Department at 269-424-3125.
Click here for an application for Boards/Commissions/Employment.
Click here to review the budget for 2020-2021.
Click here to review the minutes of the budget meeting.
Click here to review the auditors report for FY 2018-2019.
Ordinance 18-01 - Change 155.254(B) - Written Record
Ordinance 18-02 - Change 155.006 Building Height Definition/Height Definition
Click here to view #18-03, Prohibition of Marijuana Est.
Click here for Ordinance 19-01 Solar Energy Systems
Click here for NEW 2020 Construction Code Interpretation re: roofing/siding repair permits.
Per the Cass County Road Commission, signs installed without a traffic control order cannot be enforced by authorities and signage with no guidance in the MMUTCD shall not be installed or maintained; therefore both will be removed per their sign policy. Click here for more detailed information.
Road Projects 2019/2020 - click here
Cass Co Road Commission 2019/2020 project list - click here
For your safety, please walk only on the side of the road and against the flow of traffic.
Find out a little bit more about the rich history of Silver Creek Township! Click the link below or contact the contact the Cass County Historical Commission or go to the Dowagiac Area History Museum (click here).