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Board of Review Meetings
Parks Committee Meetings


Township Board Meetings

Meetings Schedule

The township board meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Benzonia Township Hall. If that falls on a holiday or conflicting date, then the meeting is held at the same time and place on a date to be determined by a vote of the township board.

Meetings Minutes

For 2021...          
 

01-20-2021

 

02-10-2021

 

05-12-2021

 

 

01-27-2021
Special

 

03-10-2021

 

06-09-2021

 

 

 

02-03-2021
Special

03-22-2021
Special

               
 

02-09-2021
Special

  04-14-2021                

For past years (2008 - 2020)


West Benzie Joint Planning Commission (WBJPC) Meetings

Meetings Schedule

The West Benzie (Benzonia and Platte Townships) Joint Planning Commission meets on the first Thursday of even months at the Benzonia Township Hall at 7 PM.

Meetings Minutes

Minutes are available from the WBJPC chairperson.


Board of Review Meetings

Description

The purpose of the Board of Review is to hear property valuation appeals and correct any errors. The board also hears requests for property tax exemptions.

Meetings Schedule

The Board of Review meets at the Township Hall three times a year as mandated by the state for the meeting dates and times, see below as well as the Assessment Change Notice.

  • March 2021 Board of Review This is the only time of year that a property owner may appeal the valuation of a property. One must appeal to the March Board of Review in order to further appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal (MTT). To make an appeal to the Board of Review, and for other property tax information, see the Assessor's Page.

    For questions or to schedule an appointment for appeal, please contact our Assessor, Jill Brown at 231-881-4000 or via email.

    The 2021 March Board of Review meetings will be held virtually and by appointment only on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 9 am to 3 pm and Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 3 pm to 9 pm. 

    Petitions must be received no later than 5pm on Friday, March 9, 2021. 

    Written appeals must be sent to Township Assessing, 7421 Hency Rd., Kingsley, MI 49649 and must be received no later than 5 pm on March 5, 2021.

    Information will also be posted at the township hall at least 18 hours in advance of the meetings.  Assessment records are reviewed annually and property visits are continuous. However, not all properties are visited each year.  To opt out of site visits please send a letter of intent to our Assessor, Jill Brown

  • July 20, 2021 Board of Review This meeting is strictly for mutual mistakes, clerical errors, and exemption appeals. No valuation appeals are allowed at this time. Meets on the Tuesday following the third Monday.
    • July 20, 2021 at 1:00 PM

  • December 14, 2021 Board of Review This meeting is strictly for mutual mistakes, clerical errors, and exemption appeals. No valuation appeals are allowed at this time. Meets on the Tuesday following the second Monday.
    • December 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM


Parks Committee Meetings

Description

The Memorial Park Committee is made up of volunteers who suggest improvements and items of repair and maintenance to the Township Board. Currently there are two board members that sit on this committee along with several volunteers from the community. Donations are kept in a fund designated to the improvement of our lovely park.

Memorial Park


 


    

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