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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5 days ago

Olive Township
If you vote by absent ballot for the August election, you need to STAY IN YOUR LANE. Pick a column (Democrat or Republican candidates) and just vote for the candidates of your choice in that ONE column. Don't forget to vote on the millage proposals!If you goof, and vote for some D candidates and some R candidates, none of those votes will count. You will want to request to "spoil" your ballot if that happens, which needs to be done in writing. Stop in and fill out the handy form, and we'll cancel your old ballot and give you a new one. Yes, this is the way the August primary always is in Michigan. It's the only time you can't cross-party vote. ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

Olive Township
You still have time to request an absent ballot for the August 6 election. You can call us during office hours and ask us to mail you an application. Return the filled out application and we'll mail you a ballot. You can stop in during office hours and fill out an application. We'll mail you a ballot. You can fill out an application on line at mvic.sos.state.mi.us/Home/VoteAtHome/#online We'll automatically receive it and mail you a ballot. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Olive Township
Read the proposed agenda for the July Board Meeting here: www.olivetownship.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/BOTAgenda.pdf ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Olive Township
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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2 weeks ago

Olive Township
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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