Steve Grimm

Township Supervisor

The Township Supervisor has several statutory duties, including: meeting moderator, Chief Assessing Officer, Township's agent for transacting legal business, and the authority to appoint planning commission and zoning board of appeals members. The Supervisor also has additional duties such as overseeing the Building Department and Zoning Enforcement.







6878 Belding Rd., Rockford, MI 49341

Civic Affairs:

  • Planning Commission - Appointed to Township Planning Commission in 1996, serving through 2001. During this appointment, Steve served on many PC Sub-committees to approve Planned Unit Developments, working with impacted Township Residents and Developers to guide and adjust proposed development projects. He was re-appointed to the Planning Commission in 2007.
  • Zoning Board of Appeals - Appointed to the ZBA as the Planning Commission representative in 1996, serving through 2001 and served as ZBA Chairman during this time.
  • Trustee - Elected in the 2008 General Election as a Township Trustee, serving through 2010.
  • Supervisor - Elected to this position in the 2000 General Election, serving through 2004, and appointed to this position in 2010 to complete the resigning Supervisor's term.
  • Chair of Kent County Supervisors' Association - 2012
  • Kent County Literacy Council, Board of Directors - 1990 through 1996.
  • Kent County Corporate Spelling Bee, Judge - 1996 through 2011.

Academic and Professional Background:

1980: Graduate of Grand Rapids Community College with an Associates Degree.

1982: Graduate of University of Michigan, BA, with honors.

1985: Graduate of University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.

1985 - Present: Practicing Attorney, licensed in Michigan and Illinois.

Personal Summary:

Steve Grimm was elected Cannon Township Supervisor in 2000 after serving on the Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals. He has served continuously since then, except for 2004-2011. During that time, he also served as a Township Trustee. He has served as chair of the Kent County Supervisors Association and currently serves as chair of the North Kent Sewer Authority. He and Amber have lived in Cannon Township since 1994. They have three grown children: Davis, Dylan, and Eleanor.

Other Info:

Primary Department: Township Board
Other Departments: Personnel Committee, Sewer Committee, Fire Committee, Budget Committee, North Kent Sewer Authority Representative

Term Expires:

November 2024