Davison Township

Davison Township
Michigan

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(810) 653-4156
1280 N. Irish Rd., Davison, MI 48423

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General Information

Township governmental services are divided into six departments. The Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer and staff are available to assist you Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Supervisor oversees the Building and Zoning, Assessing and Police Departments. The Clerk oversees accounts payable, voting and elections, payroll, and all record keeping for the township. The Treasurer oversees accounts receivable, deposits and tax information. The two elected trustees are local citizens who work outside the township building and attend board meetings on a monthly basis.

If you have any questions, please call 810-653-4156 and you will be directed to the appropriate department.

Supervisor's Department

Jim Slezak - Supervisor
jslezak@davisontwp-mi.org

Jami Vert – Supervisor Assistant
jvert@davisontwp-mi.org

Contact the Supervisor’s Office

810-653-4156 ext. 7601

If you want to report a problem or issue with street lights, roads, ditches or drains you can click on the links provided below or contact the Supervisor’s Office.

Report road problems
Report ditching problems
Report drain problems
Report street light problems

The supervisor is frequently the first official contacted regarding any township business or complaints and is often perceived as the township spokesperson. It must be realized, however, that the authority of the supervisor is limited to that provided by statue or delegated by the township board. The supervisor is the moderator of any township meeting and votes on all issues upon which a vote is required. The supervisor is considered the chief executive officer for the township.

Clerk's Department

Patrick R Miller – Clerk

Jessica Harmon – Finance & Election Clerk
jharmon@davisontwp-mi.org

TBA – Voter Registration & Absentee Ballots

Kimberly Sparks – HR/Accounting Clerk
ksparks@davisontwp-mi.org

Contact the Clerk’s Department at 810-653-4156 ext. 7401

Voting Information

The major responsibilities of the Clerk are record keeping, financial operations, administration of payroll and elections. The Clerk certifies the oaths of offices and records of the township, and public record, which are open to inspection at reasonable times. Included in the Clerk’s duties is the publication of public notices, voter registration and absentee ballot requests.

Records
The clerk has custody of all records, books and papers of the township, if no other law so provides. The clerk must file and retain all certificates of oaths and other papers required to be filed in their office. All records must be kept by the clerk in a safe and proper place where they will not be exposed to any unusual hazard of fire or theft. All records of the township, except those which have some confidential character, are public records that are open to inspection at reasonable times and places under the supervision of the clerk or other official appropriately having custody of the record.

Treasurer's Department

Tim Green - Treasurer
tgreen@davisontwp-mi.org

Lois Pastori – Deputy Treasurer
lpastori@davisontwp-mi.org

Chris Walker – Treasury Clerk
cwalker@davisontwp-mi.org

Contact the Treasurer’s Department at 810-653-4156 ext. 7502

Property Tax Information
Online Payments
Make a Tax Payment / Review Tax Bill
Summer Tax Deferment Form (PDF)

The treasurer is required 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. The Treasurer’s Department is responsible for collecting real and personal property taxes, receipting for township expenditures, depositing township revenues in approved depositories, investing township funds in approved investment vehicles and collecting delinquent personal property taxes.

Sample Tax Bill

Assessing Department

Kaitlin Pacheco – MAAO, MCPPE
Davison Township Assessor
kpacheco@davisontwp-mi.org

Contact the Assessing Department at 810-653-4156 ext. 7300

Property Assessment Records
Proposal A – Taxable Value
Board of Review
Personal Property Tax Information
Assessing Forms
Online Payments

The Assessing Department has the responsibility of appraising and determining the true cash value of all taxable properties located within the township. This department also has the

responsibility to prepare the assessment rolls for Davison Township. The State of Michigan Constitution and Statute requires that, notwithstanding, any other provision of law, the assessed values placed upon the assessment roll shall be at 50% of true cash value. The assessed values, when equalized, become the State Equalized Values (SEV) and taxes were based on those values. This procedure changed with the passage of Proposal A in March of 1994. Proposal A placed additional and profound limits on the values used to compute property taxes. Starting in 1995 and thereafter, property taxes are calculated based on the Taxable Value.

The Assessing Department serves as a source of information for the public by maintaining for general inspection, subdivision plat maps, as well as property record cards for each parcel of land located in Davison Township. In 2010 during construction of the website there were over 7400 real parcels and over 600 personal property accounts. The appraisers within this department are constantly reviewing and updating records to reflect changes that occur to the individual properties.

Responsible for real and personal property assessment functions in Davison Township, to ensure that all property is fairly and equitably assessed as required by Michigan property tax laws, and that accurate assessment records are maintained.

Click here for a complete list of the Township Assessor’s Duties

Building, Planning, and Variance

Charm Healy – Planning/Zoning
chealy@davisontwp-mi.org

Matt Place – Building Official, Planning/Zoning Admin
mplace@davisontwp-mi.org

Shelley LaBarge – Building Department Clerk
slabarge@davisontwp-mi.org

Lisa Minto – Water/Sewer Department Clerk
lminto@davisontwp-mi.org

Contact the Building Department at 810-653-4156 ext. 7201

Building Information
Variance Information
Planning Information

Complaint Form

The Building/Zoning/Planning Division is the focus of both public and private property development throughout the township, and the sustainable management of its land and water resources and public infrastructure; including, downtown development authority and neighborhood revitalization, long range land use planning, new development entitlements, building permits, building plan check, inspection services, code enforcement and programs for residential and commercial properties.

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