Township Board Meetings
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.
years (2008 - 2020)
West Benzie Joint Planning
Commission (WBJPC) Meetings
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.
Minutes are available from the WBJPC chairperson.
Board of Review Meetings
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.
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
- 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
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.
- 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
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.