About the Township

About the Township

Vision Statement

Spring Lake Township (SLT) elected officials and staff members strive to make our Township a great place to live, work, learn and recreate.

Township Supervisor’s Report

John Nash

2021-22 Spring Lake Township Accomplishments

  • Achieved the Michigan Townships Association’s Township of Excellence Award for the third time. None of the over 1250 townships in Michigan have ever accomplished this.
  • Worked on and almost completed the full review of our Master Land Use Plan and our Master Recreation Plan.
  • Hired our first three fulltime firefighters.
  • Were led by our amazing elected leaders, manager, and department heads.
  • Assembled the best staff in the history of Spring Lake Township.
  • Were blessed with a phenomenal group of volunteers.
  • Had one of the best, if not the best, road protective coatings put on 22 of our local township roads.
  • Made some very positive steps toward upgrading Water Tower Park.
  • Still maintained the lowest combined water/sewer rates of any municipality in the area.
  • Still maintained very low property tax levels relative to all other nearby municipalities.

Spring Lake Township communicates with our residents

We encourage community engagement.

  • Summer Newsletter – 7/1, Winter Newsletter  – 12/1
  • E-News – approximately 2 times a month free to anyone who signs up
  • SLT Website – 24/7 – great info – springlaketwp.org
  • Quarterly Water/sewer bills with additional information

We encourage our residents to attend our Township meetings:

Board of Trustees 2nd Monday each month 7:00 pm
Planning Commission 3rd Wednesday each month 7:00 pm
Zoning Board of Appeals 4th Thursday each month 7:00 pm