Cannon Township, Michigan

Cannon Township is a great place to live, work and do business.

Township Board

To ensure Cannon Township's philosophy, the Township is overseen by the Township Board. The Township Board consists of the Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer, and four Trustees, each elected for four year terms.
In its legislative capacity, the Township Board adopts appropriate ordinances regulating the public health, safety, and general welfare of persons and property, fire protection, land use under zoning procedures, building codes, and other miscellaneous subjects.
In its administrative capacity, the Township Board adopts a budget following a public hearing and conducts proceedings and hearings on public improvements such as street paving, police protection, fire protection, and other public facilities.

Township Supervisor - Steve Grimm

The Township Supervisor has several statutory duties - 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.

Township Clerk - Deb Diepenhorst


It is the statutory duty of the Clerk to maintain custody of all records, books, and papers of the Township if no other law so provides. The Clerk maintains detailed accounting records. She is responsible for meeting notices, minutes, and ordinance publications. Cemetery records and voter registration records are also her responsibility. In addition, the Cannon Township Clerk's office handles hall rentals. One of the most important responsibilities that the Clerk has is administering elections.

Township Treasurer -Kim McKay

The Treasurer's statutory duties are to receive and take charge of all funds belonging to the Township or which are required by law to be paid into the Township Treasury, and to pay over and account for the funds according to law or Township Board decision. The Treasurer is the Township's agent for collecting taxes.
The Treasurer's Department keeps accounts of the receipts and expenditures of all funds. All funds are deposited into the designated Township depositories and idle funds are invested properly. On the order of the Township Board, the Treasurer must pay out funds. Financial records, accounts, and procedures are audited annually.

Township Trustees

The Trustees serve four-year terms and represent the interests of constituents on various township committees. Meet the current Township trustees:
Tabs below will allow you to view Township Board agendas and minutes prior to October 4, 2018.  For the latest agendas and minutes, please visit our new CivicWeb Meetings Portal.
Trustee -Dick Davies
Trustee - David Spencer
Trustee - Jim Alles
 Trustee - Terry Brod
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6878 Belding Rd
Rockford, MI 49341
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