• Port Sheldon Township, Ottawa County, Michigan

    Port Sheldon Township is a general law Township established in 1924, consisting of approximately 20 square miles. The township is bordered by New Holland Street on the South, 144th Avenue on the East, Fillmore Street on the North and the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan on the West.

    Two beautiful township beaches and a well groomed county park are presently located in the Township. A new County-owned beach property is currently under construction. The Township also has bike path system of approximately 15 miles.

    Mission Statement

    The Township of Port Sheldon is a wonderful balance of summer cottages and permanent homesteads along with many blueberry farms, evergreen nurseries and one large electric generating plant.  The mission of the township is to serve all of our residents equally and fairly by maintaining a healthy, safe and enjoyable place to live, work and vacation.

    We recognize the moral and ethical standard required of public officials and dedicate ourselves to the highest standards of integrity through providing transparency and open dialog. We strive to provide efficient and fiscally responsible level of service to Port Sheldon Township.

Summerfest 2016

Summerfest 2016 will be held on Saturday, June 25, 11 a.m.– 2 p.m. at the Port Sheldon Township hall. Egg Toss, Balloons, Face Painting,  Fire Department Activities (at station).  Free Hot Dogs and Ice Cream along with musical entertainment from the West Ottawa Jazz Bank along with donations from area businesses. Please come and meet others in our community.

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Master Plan Open House

You may have seen this flyer around the Township in the last few days.  It is to notify you that the Port Sheldon Township Planning Commission is preparing an update to the Master Plan and they need your input!

A special public open house will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 6 to 8 PM at the Township Hall.  There will be a presentation at 6:00 followed which will be immediately followed by the open house. Residents are encouraged to stop by any time between 6 and 8 and provide their input regarding the future of the Township.

If you have any questions please contact the Township at (616) 399-6121.

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CLEAN UP DAY

 

On Saturday, April 23, from 8 a.m. – 12 noon we will have Dumpsters available for appliances (a $30 charge for Freon appliance and $10 charge for non Freon appliance), scrap metal and large items. NO TIRES, YARDWASTE, hazardous wastes, or motor vehicles of any kind. THEY ALSO WILL NOT BE EMPTYING ANY BURNING BARRELS.

PLEASE BRING YOUR COUPON THAT WAS IN YOUR LAST NEWSLETTER WITH YOU. DO NOT COME PRIOR TO OR AFTER THESE HOURS.

 

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Work Session Meeting

SPECIAL TOWNSHIP  BOARD WORK SESSION MEETING NOTICE
PORT SHELDON TOWNSHIP
16201 PORT SHELDON ST.
WEST OLIVE MI 49460
616 399 6121
 DATE OF MEETING: March 22, 2016
 TIME:    12 P.M.
AT: TOWNSHIP OFFICE
 16201 PORT SHELDON ST.
WEST OLIVE MI 49460
PURPOSE OF MEETING:  To assemble 2016-17 budget

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Annual Meeting and Public Hearing on proposed Budget

BUDGET HEARING NOTICE

The Port Sheldon Township board will hold an Annual Meeting along with a public hearing on the proposed Township Budget for fiscal year 2016-17, at the Port Sheldon Township Office, 16201 Port Sheldon Street, West Olive Michigan on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing. A copy of the budget will be available for public inspection at the Port Sheldon Township Office, 16201 Port Sheldon Street, West Olive, Michigan the day prior to the meeting. This notice is posted in compliance with Public Act 267 of1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act). MCL 41.72a (2)(3) and the Americans With Disabilities Act. The Port Sheldon Township board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon 7 days notice to the Port Sheldon Township board. Note: Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Port Sheldon Township board by writing or calling the following: Kathy Van Voorst Clerk, 16201 Port Sheldon Street, West Olive MI. 49460, 616 399-6121.

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