Clerk

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. The Clerk is also responsible for meeting notices, minutes, and ordinance publications. Cemetery records and voter registration records are also in the Clerk's area of responsibility.  One of the most important responsibilities that the Clerk has is administering elections. The Clerk also assists in the day to day operations of the Township. If you’d like to search agendas, minutes, ordinances, and public notices over the last few years, CLICK HERE.

Election Dates

2024

February 27, 2024
Presidential Primary

November 5, 2024
General Election

August 6, 2024
State Primary Election

Precinct Locations

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. You are allowed to vote if you are standing in line by 8:00 p.m.

1

Precinct 1 - Bella Vista Church
5100 Belding Road NE Belmont, MI 49341
Please enter through the southeast rear door.

2

Precinct 2 - Bella Vista Church
5100 Belding Road NE Rockford, MI 49341
Please enter through the southeast rear door.

3

Precinct 3 - Bella Vista Church
5100 Belding Road NE Rockford, MI 49341
Please enter through the southeast rear door.

4

Precinct 4 - Cannon Township Center
6878 Belding Road NE Rockford, MI 49341

5

Precinct 5 - Crossroads Wesleyan Church
8331 Myers Lake Ave. Rockford, MI 49341
Please enter through the west door.

6

Precinct 6 - Crossroads Wesleyan Church
8331 Myers Lake AvenueRockford, MI 49341
Please enter through the west door.

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Absentee Voting

All registered voters are now eligible to vote absentee if you have met the photo ID rule when you registered to vote.

Absentee voting applications are available 75 days before each election. Ballots are available 40 days prior to each election.

If you are on our permanent absentee voter list, you will automatically receive an application for a ballot.

Submit your application for a ballot to the Cannon Township Clerk's Office.

We will issue you a ballot once we have your application processed and ballots are available.

You can review the candidates and proposals and mark your vote(s) at your leisure.

Once you've completed your ballot, seal it in the envelope provided, sign the outside of the envelope, and return it to the Clerk's office by 8:00 pm on Election Day.

Absentee ballots are processed on Election Day.

Yes, every vote counts!

Absentee Ballot Registration

Election Inspector

You may apply for a position as a precinct inspector by completing an application form available at the Township Center or printed off this website.

In order to qualify as a precinct inspector, you must be:

registered in the state of Michigan

16 years of age or older

never convicted of a felony or election crime

not a member of the immediate family of a candidate to any office at the election

Cemetery

Grave Opening/Closing

Adult

$560.00

Grave Opening/Closing

Infant

$365.00

Grave Opening/Closing

Child

$385.00

Cremation

 

$280.00

Winter Burial

Additional

$430.00

Saturday Burial

Additional

$175.00

Sunday Burial

Additional

$320.00

Burial after 4 pm & Gravesite burials after 2:30 pm

Additional

$95.00

Interment of Cremains

Additional

$150.00

Columbarium Niche

 

$150.00

1 Single Grave Space (township resident)

 

$300.00

1 Single Grave Space (non-resident immediate family of resident)

 

$400.00

1 Single Grave Space (non-resident)

 

$700.00

(Spaces are sold in minimum of 2 spaces except where singles spaces are available)

Effective April 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024

All burials are handled through our sexton John Venman.

Contact Us

Jim Alles, Clerk
jalles@cannontwp.org
616-884-2207

Nancy Popma, Deputy Clerk
nancyp@cannontwp.org

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Business: (616) 874-6966
Business Fax: (616) 874-8940

6878 Belding Rd NE
Rockford, MI 49341
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