Banks Township established in 1898

Officials and Commissions


Please note that all Planning Commission and Banks Township Board meetings begin at 6 PM.

Banks Township Board 2016

Banks Township Board and Officials

Supervisor: Thomas P. Mann

9657 Circle Drive

Ellsworth, MI 49729

231-676-3800

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Clerk: Donna L. Heeres

6323 East Jordan Road

Ellsworth, MI 49729

231-588-7741

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Deputy Clerk: Tina Sundelius

7105 Essex Road

Ellsworth, MI 49729

675-3826

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Treasurer : Katherine Postmus

Deputy Treasurer: James Postmus

10450 N. US 31

Ellsworth, MI 49729

231-599-3433

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Trustee: Tom Cooper

10681 Atwood Road

Ellsworth, Michigan 49729

231-588-6324

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Trustee: David Rasmussen

10595 Skyline Drive

Ellsworth, Michigan 49729

231-313-1327

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Zoning Administrator: Andrew Veenstra

11712 Atwood Rd.

Ellsworth, MI 49729

231-599-2647

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Assessors: Amy Jenema, Dawn Plude

cell phone 231-632-3529

4949 Breeds Hill

Williamsburg, MI 49690

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Liquor Inspector: John Fant

1493 W. Intermediate Lake Drive

Central Lake, Michigan 49622

231-544-8062

The Banks Township Board meets on the third Monday of the month in the Banks Township Hall at 6:00 PM.

Click here to view information and minutes posted from meetings.

Additional Resources/Contact Information for Property Owners


Banks Township Planning Commission

Don Miles, Chairman

Joni Wieland

Tom Cooper

Steve Parafin

William Austin

Irene Shooks, Recording Secretary

The Planning Commission meets on the second Tuesday of the month in the Banks Township Hall at 6:00 PM.

Click here to see the Master Plan, Zoning Ordinance, 1910 Plat Map, and Parcel Division Ordinance.


Banks Township Zoning Board of Appeals

Jack Danbert

Don Miles

Jeff Cook

Dennis Penfold

Michael McDuffie

The Banks Township Zoning Board of Appeals meets as needed in the Banks Township Hall.

Click here to see the Master Plan, Zoning Ordinance, 1910 Plat Map, and Parcel Division Ordinance.


Banks Township Board of Review

Gary Strange

Mark Megregian

Jesse Anderson

Alternate: Stephen Parafin

The Banks Township Board of Review meets seasonally in the Banks Township Hall.


Banks Township Fire Board

Mark Groenink, Fire Chief

Ron Sowers

Jacob Veenstra

Tom VanStedum

Chuck Fox

Thomas P. Mann

FIRE DEPARTMENT OFFICERS

Chief : Mark Groenink

Asst. Chief : Tom VanStedum

Ellsworth Captain : Brian VanderArk

Atwood Captain: Jim Veenstra

Emergency Services (EMS) Director: Cody Randall

Secretary / Treasurer: John Hastings

The Banks Township Fire Board meetings are held when needed.


Antrim Creek Natural Area Commission Appointees

Jacob Veenstra

Carl Veenstra

The Antrim Creek Natural Area Commission meets monthly.

Click here to go to the ACNA website.