Township Information

TOWNSHIP CENTER
8425 Main Street
P.O. Box 152
Birch Run, MI 48415

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday - Friday
Mornings: 9:00 am - 11:30am
Lunch Time: 11:30am - 12:00pm
Afternoons: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

FOR GENERAL INFORMATION:

Phone: (989) 624-9773
Fax: (989) 624-1177
Email: info@birchruntwp.com


NOTARY SERVICES
Please call the Township office
for availablility at (989) 624-9773,
or email clerk@birchruntwp.com

Township Holiday Schedule

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING BIRCH RUN TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES
A special meeting of the Birch Run Township Board of Trustees will be held on February 26, 2019 at 5:00 o’clock p.m., Michigan time. The purpose of this special meeting is as follows:

*     Review Employee Wages

THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC UNDER MICHIGAN’S OPEN MEETINGS ACT.


Corey Trinklein, Clerk
Birch Run Township



NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED 2019-20 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET
Birch Run Township will hold a Public Hearing for the purpose of hearing written and/or oral comments from the public concerning the annual budget for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020.  The Public HEaring will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Birch Run Township Government Room, 11935 Silver Creek Drive, Birch Run MI 48415.  The Birch Run Township Board will consider the budget as proposed by the Township Supervisor and presented to the township board on February 12, 2019.

The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing.

A copy of this information, the entire proposed budget, and additional background materials are available for public inspection from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Township Office, 8425 Main St., Birch Run, MI 48415.

THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Corey Trinklein, Clerk
Birch Run Township

 

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ELECTORS
Notice is hereby given that the Township of Birch Run will hold its Annual Meeting of the Electors on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  The Annual Meeting of the Electros will be held at the Birch Run Township Government Room, 11935 Silver Creek Drive, Birch Run MI  48415.

Corey Trinklein, Clerk
Birch Run Township

 

Welcome to Birch Run Township!!

Birch Run Township was first organized in 1853 and held it's first Annual Meeting of the Electors on April 4, 1853.  At that meeting Joseph Matheson was elected the first supervisor with 18 votes to 17 for Proctor Williams (at whose house the initial election was held); Calvin Silvernail was elected the first clerk with 21 votes to 14 for Elisha Marvin; Hirum Brown was elected treasurer with 19 votes to 16 votes for Elisha Marvin.  The town was named after it’s creek, which runs thru a large birch tree area.  In 1863, the town was renamed Deer Lick and remained so until 1868 when it reverted back to Birch Run.

The total area of Birch Run Township is approximately 36.5 square miles of all land.  As of the 2010 census 6,033 residents live within Birch Run Township.  The Township also includes the Village of Birch Run (incorporated in 1955 and encompassing 1.89 square miles) with 1,555 of the residents living there.

The Birch Run Area School District serves the majority of the Township's students, with approximately 8.5 square miles being served by the Frankenmuth School District and roughly a third square mile being covered by the Clio Area School District.

 

Township Meetings

Township Board Meeting Agendas

Township Board Meeting Minutes

Request to Address Twp Board


Birch Run Township Board meetings

are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month
at 7:00 pm in the Government Room

The Government Room is located on 
the west side of the Thomas E. 
Fleschner Memorial Library
11935 Silver Creek Drive.

This year's meeting dates are:

January 8, 2019 Regular Meeting
January 22, 2019 Budget Workshop
February 12, 2019 Regular Meeting
February 26, 2019 Special Meeting
March 12, 2019 Regular Meeting
Mar. 26, 2019 Annual Meeting of Electors
April 9, 2019 Regular Meeting
May 14, 2019 Regular Meeting
June 11, 2019 Regular Meeting
July 9, 2019 Regular Meeting
August 13, 2019 Regular Meeting
September 10, 2019 Regular Meeting
October 8, 2019 Regular Meeting
November 12, 2019 Regular Meeting
December 10, 2019 Regular Meeting
January 14, 2020 Regular Meeting

Trash Collection

MMWA Community Connection

 
Residential trash pickup questions:
     -Mid Michigan Waste Authority