BIRCH RUN TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Public Accuracy Test for the August 7, 2018 Primary Election has been scheduled for Friday, July 27, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Birch Run Township Offices, 8425 Main St., Birch Run, Michigan 48415.
The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that the computer program used to tabulate the votes cast at the elction meet the requirements of law.
THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS FEEL FREE TO CALL (989) 624-9773.
Corey Trinklein, Clerk
Birch Run Township
Birch Run Township has now hired a new assessor, James Totten. Mr. Totten will hold office hours on Wednesday's from 9:00am - 11:30am and 12:00pm - 5:00pm.
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.