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Welcome to Kalamazoo Charter Township!
Awarded the Township of Excellence designation by the Michigan Township Association

The mission of Kalamazoo Township is to provide government services that promote a safe, healthy, accessible, and economically viable community to live, work, learn, and play.

Kalamazoo Township wraps around three sides of the City of Kalamazoo, offering equally easy access to all the urban amenities and more rural activities. The Township is made up of four neighborhoods, each with a strong sense of community and history. They contain a broad range of housing stock, thriving locally owned businesses, and commercial and industrial areas available for development. All parts of the Township have access to broadband internet, curbside recycling, and municipal sewer and water. Families in the township have access to several quality school choices, including Kalamazoo Public Schools and the nationally known Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship. Anywhere in the Township residents are short minutes away from highly rated medical facilities and universities as well as parks, golf courses, tennis courts and bike trails. If you’re looking for a place to raise a family, live close to work and play or start a business, please join us in Kalamazoo Township.

Kalamazoo Township was featured in Focus, a publication of the Michigan Township Association. To see the article Click Here.

Upcoming Board Meetings

Regular Meeting 7:30 p.m. September 25, 2017

Regular Meeting 7:30 p.m. October 9, 2017

The regular meetings are live on Charter Communication channel 190 and At&T U-verse channel 99

Replays of meetings are on Mondays at 8 a.m., Thursdays at 1:00 a.m.
Fridays at 3:00 P.M.

Regular meetings may also be viewed at:


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News & Alerts
PMN Connect interview with Trustee Leuty
and Supervisor Martin Click Here

Summer 2017 Township Newsletter

Click Here

Kalamazoo Metro Transit: Check out the
bus routes and other service you may not
have known about. Click Here

Give Them 5 (feet) bicycle safety video
on PMN Connect Click Here

Local Fire Departments learning large
vehicle extraction. PMN Connect Video
Click Here

Bike Route Article, 
2nd Wave Media Click Here

PMN Roundatble video featuring MTA
Township of Excellence, Click Here

Lead Pipes Being Removed in Kalamazoo 
Township. Click Here for MLive article

Road Construction Update for the week 

of September 25, 2017 Click Here.

Looking for emotional support after a crisis? 
You can contact Gryphon Place by calling 211 
or Clicking Here.
Red Med Box

Have you ever wondered what to do with unused or expired medication? Whatever you do, don't flush them down the toilet. Instead, dispose of those items at a Red Med Box.

Red Med Boxes are located at certain area law enforcement buildings, including at the Kalamazoo Township Police Department. Red Med Box is an easy and secure way to dispose of your unused or expired medication.


News & Events

2017 Township Roadwork Winding Down

 All roadwork scheduled for the Northwood Neighborhood for this year has been completed, Westwood is wrapping up and Eastwood and Lakewood are almost completed as well. We want to thank everyone for their patience and cooperation on this three year project. We hope you're enjoying the improved roads and we will do our best to make sure they're maintained.

A map showing roadwork to be done in 2017 is available.  Click Here for the map. Look for the streets highlighted in green.
For more information, including lists of roads to be improved and dates and times for meetings to discuss the upcoming improvements, go to our Transportation and Roads page. Just
Click Here 

Drain inspections and repairs began in April. Weekly updates from the Road Commission are be posted in News and Alerts each week.

If you have questions or concerns you my contact the Township's Highway Commissioner, Don Martin at martindd@ktwp.org or (269) 251-7377.


Bulk Trash Pick Up Starts October 2nd.

Click Here to check the map on our website or call the Township to find out which day of the week your trash will be picked up. Remember no black plastic bags. if you use plastic bags they must be clear. Please Click Here for more details on what you can set out for bulk trash pick up. Please remember to take your used electronics and other hazardous waste to the Household Hazardous Waste Facility by the Fairgrounds on Lake Street.Click Here for their website which will tell you what they take and list alternatives for recycling the things they don't take.

We regret to inform the folks living on Stewart Drive that in spite of our efforts to have this done sooner, the bridge on Stewart Drive is scheduled to be replaced shortly after the bulk trash pick up so you will have to set your bulk trash out on the other side of the bridge. We are truly sorry for this inconvenience.


Learn to manage the water on your property and control runnoff.

The Master *Rain*gardeners Class is coming in September of 2017! The class is co-hosted by the Kalamazoo River Watershed Council and Kalamazoo Nature Center in partnership with Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Kalamazoo Valley Museum. Attendees will learn how to create a living raingarden at home or place of work. Become an expert and share your knowledge with your community. This 5-week course is held on Monday’s beginning September 25, 5:30-7:30 at the KVCC Food Innovation Center 224 East Crosstown Parkway. More details to follow at KalamazooRiver.org/MRG. 



If you need information about your property taxes chances are you can get it without calling by clicking TAX INFORMATION

Township of Excellence Designation

Left to right: Supervisor Ronald Reid, Trustee Donald Martin, Clerk Mark Miller, Former Treasurer George Cochran, Trustee Nicky Leigh, Trustee Steven Leuty and Manager Dexter Mitchell. Absent from photo, Treasurer Sherine Miller and Trustee Jeremy Hathcock.

Current and former members of  the Kalamazoo Township Board of Trustees accepted the designation of Township of Excellence awarded by the Michigan Township Association (MTA) at their Annual Conference on April 5, 2017. MTA stated that the award was given for "demonstrated superior processes and outcomes in governance, along with adherence to best practices involving its statutory duties of financial stewardship, assessing, tax collection and economic development, transportation, utilities, and cemeteries--if the township provides any of those services." Members of the board would like to thank the former trustees, elected officials and staff of the Township that made this possible.