Birch Run Township will hold a Special Meeting and 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, 2019.  The special meeting and public hearing will be held at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 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 13, 2018.

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 AM to 11:30 AM and 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday at the Township Office, 8425 Main Street, Birch Run, MI 48415.


Corey Trinklein, Clerk
Birch Run Township

Pancake breakfast and open house will be held on April 29th at the new Fire Hall, located at 11235 Dixie Highway.  Everyone is invited to come join the fire fighters and take a tour.

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.