Welcome to Austin Township

Primarily undeveloped, Austin Township within Mecosta County is a township made up of about 1,500 in population. Austin Township is located approximately five (5) miles southeast of the City of Big Rapids in the southwestern quarter of the County, and two (2) miles east of US 131.

Substantially wooded, the township is home to portions of the Chippewa River State Forest, several Amish districts and many farms, natural gas storage fields, and adjacent to Canadian Lakes development. You can find many farm markets and a produce auction center within our Township. Come enjoy the quietness of a quaint area.


Featured News

FIRE SERVICE FOR AUSTIN TOWNSHIP IS NOW PROVIDED BY MORTON TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

Need to meet with a Township Official, call to make an appointment.  Contact information for the Township Officials can be found on the Township Officials tab above.

 

JOB OPENING - TOWNSHIP CLERK

Qualifications:    Resident of Township
                           Registered Voter
                           Knowledge of QuickBooks, Microsoft Office (helpful)

General Job     
Description:        Accounting (reports, reconciliations, maintain
                              general ledger, bill paying, payroll, audits)
                           Elections (keeps voter registration file, conducts 
                              elections) (Additional hourly pay)
                           Record (minutes, correspondence)
                           Give Oath of Office
                           Keep Cemetery records, prepare deeds
                           Flexible Hours

Interested:     Contact a township official or send resume to
                           Austin Township, P O Box 226, Stanwood MI 49346

 

July 17, 2019, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Property Tax collection hours

July 30, 2019, Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Property Tax collection hours

August 6, 2019, Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Property Tax collection hours

August 13, 2019, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.  Township Board Meeting

 

Summer taxes are due by September 16, 2019.  September 17, 2019, 1% interest is added and 1% more every month thereafter. 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

We accept credit/debit payments for property taxes only.  Available during office hours or by appointment.  There is a 3% fee added.

Visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/austintownship1896

 

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Austin Township Information

Mailing Address
PO Box 226
Stanwood, MI 49346-0226

Township Hall
14132 Pierce Road
Stanwood, Michigan 49346

Phone: (231) 823-9704

Featured News

FIRE SERVICE FOR AUSTIN TOWNSHIP IS NOW PROVIDED BY MORTON TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

Need to meet with a Township Official, call to make an appointment.  Contact information for the Township Officials can be found on the Township Officials tab above.

 

JOB OPENING - TOWNSHIP CLERK

Qualifications:    Resident of Township
                           Registered Voter
                           Knowledge of QuickBooks, Microsoft Office (helpful)

General Job     
Description:        Accounting (reports, reconciliations, maintain
                              general ledger, bill paying, payroll, audits)
                           Elections (keeps voter registration file, conducts 
                              elections) (Additional hourly pay)
                           Record (minutes, correspondence)
                           Give Oath of Office
                           Keep Cemetery records, prepare deeds
                           Flexible Hours

Interested:     Contact a township official or send resume to
                           Austin Township, P O Box 226, Stanwood MI 49346

 

July 17, 2019, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Property Tax collection hours

July 30, 2019, Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Property Tax collection hours

August 6, 2019, Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Property Tax collection hours

August 13, 2019, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.  Township Board Meeting

 

Summer taxes are due by September 16, 2019.  September 17, 2019, 1% interest is added and 1% more every month thereafter. 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

We accept credit/debit payments for property taxes only.  Available during office hours or by appointment.  There is a 3% fee added.

Visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/austintownship1896