Listing of the township boards and when they meet.


Contact email addresses and phone numbers that you may need.



Things happening in and around the township.

Welcome to
Ontwa Township, Michigan

With a population of over 6,600 citizens, the township includes the Village of Edwardsburg and the unincorporated area of Adamsville. The township encompasses 24 square miles in the southern part of Cass County, bordering St. Joseph County and Elkhart County, Indiana.


Due to the current circumstances and temporary changes to state law some Township Meetings will not be held in public at the Township Hall. Arrangements are made to hold those meetings via Zoom.  You can join the following meetings below

Go to and click on join a meeting.

Then enter the following ID and Password below for the Meeting.​

Board of Trustee Meeting will be at the Township @ 7:00 PM

During Gravity Sewer Cleaning You will observe Clean Earth/Clean Environment Trucks in your Area.  It is recommended that you put your toilet lids down and place wet rags or towels over any and all drains (sinks, tubs and floor drains).  If you happen to notice any odors afterward it is further recommended to pour water down all drains. 

Ambulance Position Opening:  There is a opening on our Edwardsburg Ambulance team.  If interested please contact Ontwa Township.

Please fill out the 2020 park and recreation survey found under links.


Ontwa Township Landscaping Plan - see plan 

The Village of Edwardsburg in collaboration with Ontwa Township has received a $25,000.00 grant from Canadian National Railways to clean up and improve the area on M-62 from the RR crossing at Rt 12 to the crossing at Elkhart Rd.  The grant has a 100% match that means we have to raise $25,000.00.  Ontwa Township as donated $10,000.00 towards the match amount. - read more and donation form

Election Results- - instructions

New State Fireworks law 2020 - see flyer

New Rights for Michigan Voters - see more

additional voter rights

Covid Preparedness Plan - see attachment

Miss Dig 811 Information - see more

Cass County Road Commission Road End Locations


Sewer Emergency Phone Number

1-269-445-1560 -

The Township is open to the public.  We have a Covid Preparedness Plan in place.  We encourage correspondence and payments to continue by mail and in the drop box near the front door. We continue to receive phone calls and emails on a daily basis.  For information on the COVID vaccine, go to the health department website  Please see announcements  for important township information. June 14th BOT Meeting will be at the Township this month. Not Zoom.  Building Department will be closed June 17-21, 2021.

26225 US 12

Edwardsburg, MI  49112

Mailing Address:
PO Box 209
Edwardsburg, MI  49112


Monday - Friday 

8:00 am to 4:00 pm


Township Board of Trustee meetings are held at 7:00pm on the second Monday of each month at the township hall.

Phone Number 269-663-2347

Questions? Call us: 269.663.2347

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Supervisor - Jerry Marchetti

Treasurer - Sharee Leist


Clerk - Tina VanBelle

Trustee - Jeffrey Kozinski
Trustee - Dawn Bolock
Trustee - Dan Stutsman
Trustee - Meryl Christensen