TOWNSHIP OFFICE HOURS
Due to Covid-19, things have changed.
We are still available by phone and email and in person.
If you enter the building, you need to: complete a Covid form, practice social distancing, we take your temperature (no touch) and you need to wear a mask.
Appointments are recommended to avoid having to wait.
Our office ph# is 269-424-3025
Thank you for your understanding at this time.
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 if you have emergency
SUPERVISOR - ext 3 BLDG/ZONING DEPT - ext 6
TUES & TH 9-5; Wed 9-1 Mon 10-12n; Wed 9-12n
Board Meetings - 2nd Wednesday of month at 7PM
Supervisor - Bill Saunders
Clerk - Lorri Behnke
View election information here.
Treasurer - Maureen Kuriata
Tuesdays and Thursday 10am to 4pm (taxes)
Wednesdays 10am - 1pm (sewer)
To view tax and sewer information, click here.
Trustee - Bill Zuhl
Trustee - Mike Glynn
Terry Harris, Chairman
Tim Feirick, Vice Chairman
Debbie Brown, Secretary
Bill Zuhl, Board Representative
For PC By-laws, click here;
PC meets 4th Wed of the month at 7PM
PC fees $900 as of 10/1/2020
Board of Review
Bernard Herold, Jr
Supervisor Bill Saunders - Secretary
Public Safety Committee
The Public Safety Committee is made up of volunteers who make recommendations to the Township Board regarding police, fire and ambulance services. Public Safety Committee members are:
Mike Grice, Chief
Building & Zoning
Building and Zoning Administrator - Todd Herter
Cell Phone: 269-208-3109
Office Phone: 269-424-3125
Office Hours: Mon 10am to 12N; Wed 9am to 12N
Other days by appointment, call 269-208-3109.
To schedule an inspection, call Lisa at 269-414-2726
Electrical Inspector - Ron Bellaire
Plumbing & Mechanical Inspector - John Dobberteen
Blight Inspector - Kenneth Wray
Phone: 269-424-3025 x5
Assessor - Bill Kays
Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 9am-12N
Other days by appointment, call 269-424-3025, opt. 2
Email and voicemail are checked daily
Principal Residence Exemption form - click here
Zoning Board of Appeals
Thomas Brown - Chairman
Bruce Nevins-Vice Chairman
Mike Glynn - Board Representative
Wendy Fitzgerald- Alternate
Board meets first Wednesday of month (as needed) or as scheduled for a hearing.
ZBA fees $900 as of 10/1/2020
For ZBA By-laws, click here
ZBA - decisions and re-submissions, click here
Russom Park Board
(other members are from the City of Dowagiac)
SCT Parks/Rec Committee
The Parks and Rec Committee is made up of volunteers who make recommendations to the Township Board and work on the Community Recreation Plan. Meetings are the second Thursday of the month.
Parks and Rec Committee members are:
Jim Humphries (chair)
Mike Glynn (trustee and liaison)
List of board/commission members and term expiration dates, click here