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Assessor

Megan VanHoose, MAAO

Phone:  616-894-2866

email: assessor.eurekatownship@outlook.com

All phone calls and email inquiries will be responded to within 48 hours.

 

Land Division Services, Property Ownership Information, Tax Assessment:   Contact  Assessor, Megan VanHoose at 616-894-2866

or assessor.eurekatownship@outlook.com

If you would like to meet with the Assessor, please call Megan at

616-894-2866 to set up an appointment.

 

Zoning and Code Enforcement Administrator

Darcia Kelley


Office:  (616) 754-5053
Please leave a message if unavailable,
or email:  eurekasupervisor@gmail.com

 

Burning Permits:  Contact our office at 616-754-5053 to obtain a burning permit.  If you have previously obtained a burn permit you may call the hall on weekends and leave a message with your name, address and telephone number on voicemail .  You MUST Contact Central Dispatch to report your burning before you burn 
at: 616-225-8500.

Zoning Permits:   Find out how your property is zoned and obtain Site Plan Approval Permit for new construction and/or remodel.

If you are planning to build in Eureka Charter Township, you must submit a Site Plan Approval Permit to our Zoning Administrator.  Building permits may then be obtained from the Montcalm County Building Department.

 

Treasurer

Cindy Hanson, CPFA

TAX COLLECTION HOURS:

Winter/ Summer Hours: 

Monday through Friday (9:00 am to 1:00 pm) 

CASH ACCEPTED ON FRIDAYS ONLY (Checks accepted anytime)  No Credit Cards can be accepted.

WINTER— December 1st— February 14th 

SUMMER— July 1st— September 14th 

Please mail the payment coupon (Winter and/or Summer) to: Eureka Charter Township Treasurer: 9322 S. Greenville Rd, Greenville, MI 48838. Make check payable to: Eureka Charter Township Treasurer 

Please mail the bottom portion only of your tax bill. DO NOT SEND CASH IN THE MAIL 

Please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you would like a receipt. 

MULTIPLE PARCELS If paying on two or more parcels, you may combine all amounts in one check and mail in one envelope with all payment coupons. 

PARTIAL PAYMENTS Can be made at any time. 

POSTMARKS ARE ACCEPTED AS RECEIVED DATE FOR TAX PAYMENTS 

SUMMER TAXES: are mailed on July 1st of each year. They are due no later than September 14th, after that one percent interest is added per month. As of March 1st you must contact the Montcalm County Treasurer to pay the delinquent taxes. 

WINTER TAXES: are mailed on December 1st each year. They are due no later than Feb. 14th. Penalties and interest will be applied to taxes unpaid as of March 1st, you must contact the Montcalm County Treasurer if your taxes are not paid by this date. 

OWNER OF RECORD:

All tax bills are mailed to the Owner of Record. If your taxes are escrowed, you should send your tax bill to your mortgage lender immediately. Most mortgage companies contact us for amounts, if you are unsure, contact your mortgage company. 

ADDRESS CHANGES: Write in address changes on payment coupon or mail address change or email change to eurekatreas@yahoo.com

DOG LICENSE:

NEED TO BE PURCHASED AT MONTCALM COUNTY TREASURER’S OFFICE CALL 989-831-7334 OR GO ONLINE AT www.montcalm.org/government/county_treasurer for application.

 

 

Clerk

Linda Ruwersma, CMMC, CMC

Voting:

Voter Registration:   To confirm your registration you may come into the Eureka Township Hall during business hours Monday through Thursday or visit www.michigan.gov/vote.

Voting/Election Records:   Call the Township Hall on Monday through Thursday for information.

 

Cemetery:   

Lot fees are as follows:
For Residents (per burial space) $100.00
For Non-residents (per burial space) $400.00

(made payable to Eureka Charter Township)

Please call Deb Homant, T-Th, at the Township Hall for further information regarding purchasing lots in Eureka Township Cemetery.

Burial Fees are as follows:
Adult Opening:                                         Summer- $400.00    Winter- $500.00
Baby Vault:                                               Summer- $150.00    Winter- $250.00
Infant:                                                       Summer- $125.00    Winter- $225.00
Cremains Box 10x10:                               Summer- $150.00    Winter- $250.00
Cremains Oversize Box:                           Summer- $175.00     Winter- $225.00
Cremains Vault:                                        Summer- $200.00   Winter- $275.00

Foundations: $ .20 Per square inch. (Foundations also require a 3" border.)

Plowing for winter will be billed to the family, by the funeral home.  This fee may be waived by the discretion of the Sexton.  Extra fees may apply due to extenuating circumstances i.e...boulder removal, trees, etc.. and are at the discretion of the Sexton. 

NOTICE CONCERNING EUREKA TOWNSHIP CEMETERY

Section 9.0 Ground Maintenance Rules of the Eureka Township Cemetery Bylaws states the following:

The Township and Sexton shall have the right and authority to remove and dispose of any and all growth, emblems, displays or containers therefore that through decay, deterioration, damage, or otherwise become unsightly, a source of litter or a maintenance problem.

All refuse of any kind or nature including, among others, dried flowers, wreaths, papers, and flower containers must be removed.

Please have the mentioned items removed by April 1 of each year for Spring Cleanup and by October 1 of each year for Fall Cleanup.  After those dates, the rules will be followed and items will be removed from cemetery graves. See additional rules and regulations listed below.

EUREKA TOWNSHIP CEMETERY
Rules and Regulations

  • All flowers and plants (real or artificial) must be contained in a pot or urn and must be within 12” of headstone.
  • The tribute area within the boundary of a grave may only include a monument, marker, urn, floral display, weighted small novelty statue, and/or other approved adornments. Only two (2) items are allowed within the tribute area.
  • No glass containers are to be left in the cemetery.
  • Floral ground displays such as a wreath or funeral spray may be left on a grave following a burial for up to twenty-one (21) days.
  • All temporary vegetation, flowers, and plastic flowers must be removed by April 1 for Spring Cleanup and by October 1 for Fall Cleanup.
  • Planting of trees, shrubs, flowers or plants is prohibited on a burial site.
  • Only small granite benches may be used.
  • Grading, leveling or excavating is prohibited on a burial site.
  • The Township or Cemetery Sexton has authority to remove all unauthorized, faded, or damaged items from grave site.
  • The Township is not responsible for items left in the cemetery.

If you have any questions regarding rules and regulations, please call Eureka Charter Township Supervisor Darcia Kelley during business hours, M-Th, 9 am to 1 pm, at 616-754-5053.

 

 

 

Other Services

 

Airport:  10593 SW Greenville Rd, Greenville, MI 48838 Contact City of Greenville for any further information.

Fire Department:   Contracted to the City of Greenville.

Police/Sherriff:   Contracted to the Montcalm County Sheriff's Department      Central Dispatch  616-225-8500.

Road Repair/Maintenance:   Contracted to Road Commission for Montcalm County in Stanton.

Tax Collection:  Call the Township Hall on Fridays during business hours and ask for Treasurer, Cindy Hanson or Deputy Treasurer, Deb Carnahan.  You can also go to bsaonline.com to look up your tax information online.

Temporary Activity Permits:   Applications are located in the forms tab of this website.

Service for Seniors

A representative from Senior Living Help has passed along their information for our Township residents.  They are an organization that provides senior living assistance to the elderly. Senior Living Help assists Michigan senior citizens, their family members and caregivers in finding appropriate senior living and care facilities.  You can find out more about them at:

https://www.seniorlivinghelp.org/assisted-living/michigan/