Public Notices





Tuesday, December 1, 2020


The Planning Commission has canceled the above meeting due to the Coronavirus meeting restrictions.  The next regular scheduled meeting will be February 2, 2021.  All meetings are open to the public.


Check with your local Fire Department on  Burn Permits 

Below is a link to the Michigan DNR page for burning information

DNR Link

Meeting Dates


Keene Township Hall

8505 Potters Rd, Saranac, MI 48881 


Keene Township Meeting Dates

All Meetings Start at 7:00 pm unless posted differently


Township Board                      


2020-2021 Fiscal Year

April 14

May 12

June 9

July 14

August 11

September 8

October 13

November 10

December 8  

January 12, 2021  

February 9, 2021  

March 9, 2021 (Regular and Annual Meeting)  


Planning Commission


2020-2021 Fiscal Year

February 4

May 5

September 1

December 1

February 2, 2021


Zoning Board of Appeals

Meet only when an application is received




Our Assessor Dave Klein has retired.  The Township's new Assessor is Heather Hoffman

Contact info is below


PO Box 175

Lowell MI 49331


Cleanup Day Alternative

Due to the Annual Cleanup Day being canceled, the Township has reached an agreement with Pitsch Sanitary Landfill for a voucher system to be able to take one load of scrap to the landfill.  The Treasurer will sign and number the voucher and you can take your load to Pitsch.  Click on "voucher" below to see the form and contact Treasurer Kara Albert at 616-642-6885 to get it signed.



Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information

Click on the links below for information details:

Michigan Dept of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization

2020 Road Projects

Click on the link below for a map of all the Ionia County road projects.  Several are planned for Keene Township!

Road Project Map

Gypsy Moth Info

Click on the link below for Gypsy Moth information.

Gypsy Moth Homeowner Guide

Cemetery Committee

We need a new chairperson!

The Cemetery Committee was formed to update records, find burials, map the cemeteries, mark the new area of Pinckney Cemetery and put the records in electronic format.  We have done a great deal of work and have much more to do.  However, our chairperson has moved away and we need a new chairperson to lead our group.  If you have cemetery interest, please contact the Township to join us as a worker or take charge as the chairperson.  Email: or




At the Board Meeting on May 14, 2019, an ordinance to allow 2 growers of medical marihuana was approved.  Click on "MM Ordinance" below to view the entire ordinance.

MM Ordinance


Medical Marihuana Grower Application

See Public Notices on the opposite side for the adopted 

Zoning Ordinance coordination language.

At the Board Meeting on April 9, 2019, an ordinance to prohibit recreational marihuana establishments was adopted.  Click on "RM Ordinance" below to view the entire ordinance.

RM Ordinance

Senior Citizen Information

Senior Guidance ( is an organization dedicated to providing helpful senior living resources for the elderly.

For Michigan assisted living, please see:

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