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 on April 6, 1857, today Olive Township has approximately 2,800 registered voters and the tenth Supervisor of record since its founding.

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Recent News

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Read the draft minutes of the June ZBA meeting here: www.olivetownship.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/ZBA_CompiledMinutes_2024.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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We are less than a month away from the August election. Many voters skip the August election because they think it's not important. There are three county and/or township millage proposals on the August ballot. If you pay taxes or use services provided by tax dollars, you might want to vote in August. The August election is a primary election, which means that we are narrowing down candidates for township, county, state, and federal seats so that we have just one candidate from each party on the November ballot. And we are voting on our local Republican or Democratic precinct delegates--these are your neighbors who will represent you at the County Party Conventions. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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The Museum and the Schoolhouse will be open this Saturday! Come learn about our local history...Join us for July and August events at the Olive Township Historical Society. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

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Read the proposed agenda for tomorrow evening's Planning Commission meeting here: www.olivetownship.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/PCAgenda.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

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Got some questions about absent ballots? You can watch this video to learn more. ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming Events

  • Jul 13

    Museums Open

    Both Olive Township Museums will be open on Saturday July 13, 2024 from 11:00am. to 4:00pm.  Stop in and visit at both the Olive Center School Museum at 11768 Polk Street, Holland and the Ottawa School Museum at 11611 Stanton Street, West Olive. Admission free, donations gratefully accepted.

  • Jul 16

    July Board of Review

    The July Board of Review will meet to correct clerical errors, and mutual mistakes of fact. No valuation appeals will be heard at this meeting.

  • Jul 18

    Board of Trustees Meeting

    Read the agenda for the current meeting here.

  • Jul 22

    Mayhem, Mystery & Murder!

    Join us on Monday July 22, 2024 at 7:00pm at the Olive Township Museum at 11768 Polk Street, Holland for “The Ottawa County Tragedy.” Betsy Cech will talk about a 1905 Robinson Township love triangle turned murder.

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