Nondiscrimination Statement

"In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal."


Lisa Cody
Township Clerk 
(989) 772-4600, Ext 229 
     FAX (989) 773-1988


November 3, 2020 Registration Information

The last day to register is October 19, 2020

Notice of Registration for the Election to be held on the Tuesday, November 3, 2020 

If you are not registered to vote you will not be eligible to vote in the upcoming November election unless you register in person at the clerks office please call to schedule an appointment 989 772 4600 You will need to do a health screening upon arrival at the Township hall. 

 Thank you 

Township Clerk 

Lisa Cody

Notice regarding August primary -Absentee Ballot Applications to all voters

The State of Michigan Bureau of Elections has mailed out APPLICATIONS TO ALL VOTERS to apply for an Absentee Ballot.  Those that are not on a permanent AV list will receive the application from the State.  If you are currently on an AV list, you will receive the application as usual from the township clerk.

Please be advised that the ballots will not be done nor sent out before June 20, 2020.  The law is stated below.  Please give all township clerks time to send these ballots out.

By June 20, 2020 County Clerks deliver absent voter ballots for the August primary to local clerks. (168.714)B

Absentee Ballot Applications

If you recieved 2 absentee ballot applications please fill out the dual application and return by mail, drop off at township hall in dropbox, or email it to 

 Thank you

Clerk Cody 


Michigan Voter Information Center  -  Verify your Voter Registration, See your Sample Ballot, Track your Absentee Ballot

Notice of Public Accuracy Test of Voting Equipment- For the November 3, 2020 Election

Online Voter Registration is Live  

Precinct Map - Map of Union Township Voting Precincts and Voting Locations

Voter Look Up - Michigan Secretary of State.  See if you are registered to vote, and where you vote.

Freedom of Information Act.

The township Clerk receives all requests for information requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  You may submit your request in writing, or use the form available here.  You may also subscribe to any regularly produced document, such as the minutes of the Township Board of Trustees. See more...

Book of Ordinances

All the non-zoning ordinances of the township are in the Book of Ordinances, titled "Union Charter Township Compilation of Ordinances".  These Ordinances are housed on line at Municipal Code.

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Township Clerk’s Statutory Duties

Maintains custody of all township records 
Maintains general ledger 
Prepares warrants for township checks 
Records and maintains township meeting minutes 
Keeps the township book of oaths 
Responsible for special meeting notices 
Publishes board meeting minutes (if taxable value is
$65 million in 2005, annually indexed, or a charter township) 
Keeps voter registration file and conducts elections 
Keeps township ordinance book 
Prepares financial statements 
Delivers tax certificates to supervisor and county clerk by September 30 
Must appoint a deputy 
Must post a surety bond 

(Provided by Michigan Townships Association)