The Township of Elk Rapids - Antrim County, Michigan 49629
"A Small Community of Dedicated Families Working Together for a Better Living"


Township Wild Turkeys on foggy morning photo by Dana Vannoy

Elk Rapids Township, Inc.
315 Bridge Street, PO Box 365, Elk Rapids, Michigan 49629
Phone: (231) 264-9333 |  Fax: (231) 264-6676 

Township Office Hours: Monday-Friday  9:00am-3:00pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Township Personnel Directory

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GPS:  44' 54' 09" N 85' 25' 04" W 161

  Elk Rapids Township Board of Directors  
 
     
  Township Supervisor William White
  Township Clerk Shelley Boisvert
  Township Treasurer Michael Szymanski
  Township Trustee Dorance Amos
  Township Trustee Aaron Isenhart
  Township Deputy Clerk & Minute Taker Karen Briggs
  Township Zoning Administrator Leonard Harrett
  Township Legal Staff William F. Derman, PLC
 
 

TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETINGS (MONTHLY)  The Elk Rapids Township Board of Trustees meets in regular session the 2nd Tuesday of Each Month at 7:00 PM, Governmental Center, 315 Bridge Street, Elk Rapids, MI. 49629.  For additional information Call: (231) 264-9333

Twp Board Meeting Schedule 2016-2017
Twp Message Board - Special Meeting & Notices Postings
Twp Posted Minutes, Agendas & Work Files
Twp Zoning Application Forms

 
  Commissions & Board Personnel - Elk Rapids Township & Antrim County  
 
  Antrim County Commissioner Ed Boettcher
  Antrim County Planner Peter Garwood
     
  Elk Rapids Township Zoning Administrator Leonard Harrett
  Elk Rapids Township Planning Consultant Larry Nix, Williams & Works
  Elk Rapids Township Planning Commission Shen B Smith, PC Chairman
  Elk Rapids Township Zoning Board of Appeals Julie Pollister Amos, ZBA Chairman
  Elk Rapids Township Tax Assessor Karleen Helmreich
  Elk Rapids Township Board of Review Brian Martneau, Donald Glowicki, Jr & Wm Larson
  Elk Rapids Township Fire Chief & Board Pete Vandenberge Fire Chief
  Elk Rapids Township Emergency Medical Services Joint Twp Advisory Board & Service Provider
  Elk Rapids Township Cemetery (Maple Grove) Carolyn Boals, Interim Clerk
  Elk Rapids Township Historical Society Dan LeBlond, Chairman
  Elk Rapids Township District Public Library Nannette Miller Library Director

Elk Rapids Township Supervisor

William White      (2016)
P.O. Box 365, 315 Bridge Street,
Elk Rapids, Mi. 49629  (231) 264-9333 Fax (231) 264-6676
Email - bwhite AT elkrapids.com

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Elk Rapids Township Clerk

Shelley Boisvert  (2016)
P.O. Box 365, 315 Bridge Street, Elk Rapids, Michigan 49629
(231) 264-9333 Fax (231) 264-6676          
Email - sboisvert AT elkrapids.com

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Elk Rapids Township Deputy Clerk

Karen Briggs
P.O. Box 365, 315 Bridge Street, Elk Rapids, Michigan 49629
(231) 264-9333 Fax (231) 264-6676          
Email - kbriggs  AT elkrapids.com
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Elk Rapids Township Treasurer

Michael Szymanski  (2016)
P.O. Box 365, 315 Bridge Street, Elk Rapids, Michigan 49629
(231) 264-9333 Fax (231) 264-6676                                                                  
Email - mszymanski AT elkrapids.com

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Elk Rapids Township Trustee

Dorance Amos      (2016)
P.O. Box 365, 315 Bridge Street, Elk Rapids, Michigan 49629
(231) 264-8885 amosdj AT live.com
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Elk Rapids Township Trustee

Aaron Isenhart      (2016)
P.OB. ox 365, 315 Bridge Street, Elk Rapids, Michigan 49629  
(231) 264-5699
aaroni AT shorelinepowerservices.com

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Elk Rapids Township Deputy Clerk

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Elk Rapids Township Tax Assessor

Karleen Helmreich     (2017)
P.O. Box 365, 315 Bridge Street,
Elk Rapids, Mi. 49629  (231) 264-9333 Fax (231) 264-6676
Email - khelmreich AT elkrapids.com

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Elk Rapids Township Zoning Administrator

Leonard Harrett, Zoning Administrator
(231) 264-9333, Ext 115  Email zonead AT elkrapids.com

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Elk Rapids Township Legal Staff

William F. Derman , PLC
William Derman, P.C.
P.O. Box 517, 102 Grove Street, Bellaire, Mi. 49615
(231) 533-8692 Fax - (231) 533-6826 lwarren AT torchlake.com

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Elk Rapids Township Planning Commission

QUARTERLY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING DATES: Elk Rapids Township Planning Commission meetings will be conducted Every Quarter on the Third Tuesday of the Scheduled Month at 6:30 PM in the Governmental Center, 315 Bridge Street, Elk Rapids, Michigan. Other meeting may be schedule please check the Special Meeting Postings for additionally added Planning Commission meetings. For additional information phone the PC Chairman.

2016 Planning Commission Meeting Schedule & Filing Deadlines   
Planning Commission Special Meeting Postings
Posted Minutes, Agendas & Work Files
Planning Commission Zoning Application Forms   

Planning Commission Board

Shen B. Smith, Chairman (2016) 
(231) 264-6665 email: sbs AT shenmail.net

William C. "Pug" Sliger (2016)
(231) 264-8808
(PC Appointment to ZBA)

Dorance Amos (2016)
(231) 264-8885
(Twp Board Appointment to PC)

Emile Sabty, Assistant Secretary  (2017)
(231) 264-8537 nesabty AT charter.net

Renee Mischel, Vice Chairman (2017)
(231) 264-0089 email: renee AT mischelsgreenhouses.com

Gary L. Peppler (2018)
(810) 624-2142

James Lundy, Secretary (2018)
(231) 264-9030  email: gmsi AT chartermi.net



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Elk Rapids Township Planning Consultant

Larry Nix, Williams & Works, Inc.
549 Ottawa Avenue, NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
(800) 224-1590 Fax (616) 224-1501
Nix AT williams-works.com

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Elk Rapids Township Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA):

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS: The Elk Rapids Township Zoning Board of Appeals holds its regular monthly meetings on the Third Monday of Each Month at 6:30 PM, Governmental Center, 315 Bridge Street, Elk Rapids, Mi. 49629.  For additional information call the ZBA Chairman.

2016 Posted ZBA Monthly Meeting Schedule & Legal Filing Deadlines
ZBA Special Meeting Postings
Zoning Application Forms

                                                                              
ZBA Board

Richard Hultz (2016)
 (847) 878-8691

Aaron Isenhart (2016)
(231) 264-5699
(Appointment from Twp Board)

William C. "Pug" Sliger (2016)
(231) 264-6611
(Appointment from Planning Commission)

Steve Francis (2017)

Vincent Cooper (2017)
(231) 313-7053

Julia Pollister Amos, Chairman (2018)
(231) 264-8885  mwwright@tir.com

Marshall "Woody" Wright, Vice Chairman (2018)
(231) 944-2109  mwwright AT tir.com

Township Staff Recorder - Lori Dawson, Deputy Clerk

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Elk Rapids Township Board of Review

William Larson  (2016)
Don Glowicki     (2016)
Brian Martineau (2016)

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Elk Rapids Township Fire & Ambulance Departments

ELK RAPIDS TOWNSHIP EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
MMR, Contracted to EMS Services

JOINT TOWNSHIP EMS ADVISORY BOARD

Dorance Amos   (Elk Rapids Township)
James Lundy     (Elk Rapids Township)
Mary Hoadley    (Milton Township)
Brett Pharo        (Milton Township)

ELK RAPIDS TOWNSHIP FIRE BOARD

Fire Department, Pete Vandenberge, Fire Chief
231-264-5161

Larry Ball
James Lundy
John Amos
Gary Gretel
Don Reynolds

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Elk Rapids Township Cemetery

Maple Grove Cemetery
Carolyn Boals, Interim Clerk
Elk Rapids Township Offices
(231) 264-9333

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Elk Rapids Township Historical Society

Dan LeBlond, Chairman (231) 264-5692
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Elk Rapids Township Public Library Board

Nannette Miller Library Director
PO Box 337, Elk Rapids, Mi. 49629 (231) 264-9979
Email: erdl  AT elkrapidsnet.com
Web: Elk Rapids District Library  Jane Lund (Elk Rapids Twp)

Thomas Yocum              (Elk Rapids Twp)
Jane Lund                       (Elk Rapids Twp)

Judy Passon                 (Village of Elk Rapids)
Martha Scarborough    (Village of Elk Rapids)
Ellen Welsh                   (Village of Elk Rapids)   

Diane Geddes             (Milton Twp)
Barbara Johnson         (Milton Twp) 
Tom Vranich                (Milton Twp)

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Antrim County Planner

Peter Garwood, County Planner
P.O. Box 187, 203 E. Cuyahoga Street, Bellaire, Michigan 49615
(231) 533-6265 Fax - (231) 533-8111
Email planner AT antrimcounty.com
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Antrim County Commissioner

Edgar (Ed) Boettcher, III
(231) 264-5518
Email boettchere AT antrimcounty.org

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