6520 Center Street, PO Box 68
Ellsworth, Michigan 49729
Phone: 231-588-6126
Email: bankstownship@bankstownship.net

Officials and Commissions

Banks Township is a perfect place to get away and is the home of the head of the chain of lakes water trail.

Updated picture of the new Banks Township Board coming soon…

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

Banks Township Board and Officials

Supervisor

Alex Busman

231-676-1075
bankstownship@bankstownship.net
10950 US 31 Hwy, Ellsworth, MI 49729

Clerk

Donna L. Heeres

231-588-7741
clerk@bankstownship.net
6323 East Jordan Road, Ellsworth, MI 49729

Treasurer

Katherine Postmus

231-599-3433
treasurer@bankstownship.net
P.O. Box 269, Ellsworth, MI 49729

Deputy Clerk

Tina Sundelius

231-675-3826
depclerk@bankstownship.net
7105 Essex Road, Ellsworth, MI 49729

Deputy Treasurer

James Postmus

231-599-3433
treasurer@bankstownship.net
P.O. Box 269, Ellsworth, MI 49729

Trustee

Tom Cooper

231-588-6324
trusteetc@bankstownship.net
10681 Atwood Road, Ellsworth, Michigan 49729

Trustee

David Rasmussen

231-313-1327
trusteedr@bankstownship.net
10595 Skyline Drive, Ellsworth, Michigan 49729

Zoning Administrator

David Muladore

231-350-1624
zoning@bankstownship.net
9044 Peebles Road, Ellsworth, Michigan 49729

Assessors

Amy Jenema, Dawn Plude

231-632-3529
assessoramy@gmail.com
4949 Breeds Hill, Williamsburg, MI 49690

Liquor Inspector

John Fant

231-544-8062
1493 W. Intermediate Lake Drive, Central Lake, Michigan 49622

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

View more information and minutes posted from meetings.

Additional Resources/Contact Information for Property Owners


Banks Township Planning Commission

Don Miles, Chairman

Anita Hoeksema

Tom Cooper-Ex-Officio Planning Commission Board Representative

Richard Diebold

Julie Waterman

Irene Shooks, Recording Secretary

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

View more information and minutes posted from meetings.

View the Master Plan, Zoning Ordinance, 1910 Plat Map, and Parcel Division Ordinance on the Forms/Applications page.


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.

View the Master Plan, Zoning Ordinance, 1910 Plat Map, and Parcel Division Ordinance on the Forms/Applications page.


Banks Township Board of Review

Gary Strange

Richard Diebold

Jesse Anderson

Alternate: 

Alternate: Travis Chellis

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


Banks Township Fire Board

Mark Groenink, Fire Chief

Dave Heeres

Jacob Veenstra

Tom VanStedum

Chuck Fox

Alex Busman

Fire Department Officers

Chief: Mark Groenink

Asst. Chief: Tom VanStedum

Ellsworth Captain : Brian VanderArk

Atwood Captain: Nathan St. Pierre

Emergency Services (EMS) Director: Ward St. Pierre

Secretary / Treasurer: John Hastings

Fire Department meetings are held Tuesday evenings, 7PM, at the Ellsworth Fire Station.

Township Board Representative to the Jordan Valley Ambulance Authority: Julie Waterman


Antrim Creek Natural Area Commission Appointees

Jarris Rubingh
Don Miles
Carl Veenstra
Lauri Grear
Budd Blaze

The Antrim Creek Natural Area Commission meets monthly.

Click here to go to the ACNA website.