Public Notices



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                      


2021-2022 Fiscal Year

April 13

May 11

June 8

July 13

August 10

September 14

October 12

November 9

December 14 

January 11, 2022  

February 8, 2022  

March 8, 2022 (Regular and Annual Meeting)  


Planning Commission


2021-2022 Fiscal Year

February 2

May 4

September 7

December 7

February 1, 2022


Zoning Board of Appeals

Meet only when an application is received




Township Clean up Day

The Board will continue with the voucher system this year for the health and safety of everyone.  Contact Treasurer Kara Albert at 616-642-6885 to obtain a signed voucher to take a load to Pitsch Landfill.  The voucher is valid from April 1 to December 1, 2021.  A sample voucher that contains the information needed is in the link below, but the actual form must be obtained and signed by the Treasurer.

Voucher Sample

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

Contact info is below


PO Box 175

Lowell MI 49331


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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