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 Township Meetings will not be held in public at the Township Hall. Arrangements are made to hold the meetings via Zoom.  You can join the Board of Trustees Meeting on January 11, 2021 and the Ambulance Board Meeting on January 13, 2021.

Go to and click on join a meeting.

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

Board of Trustee January 11th 2021 Meeting @ 7:00 PM

Meeting ID: 883 8222 4509

Password: 992305

Ambulance Board Meeting January 13, 2020 @ 6:00 PM

Meeting ID: 857 2402 7502

Password:  420457

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

Please see letter from Zoning and Code Administrator - temp reduced hours


Ontwa township The Ambulance Board meeting will be held at the township this month.


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-

Ontwa Township Road Projects 2021 - - instructions

Cass County Household Hazardous Waste Collection 8/15/2020 - see flyer

New State Fireworks law 2020 - see flyer

New Rights for Michigan Voters - see more

additional voter rights

Covid Preparedness Plan - see attachment

Gravity Sewer Cleaning - Starting May 18th Gravity cleaning will begin in the Industrial Park and on Elkhart Road. 

Board of Review 2020

Ontwa Township Fall Clean Up Days 2020 -   POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Miss Dig 811 Information - see more

Cass County Road Commission Road End Locations


Sewer Emergency Phone Number

1-269-445-1560 -

The Township will be closed to the public as a result of the updated Covid restrictions that Governor Whitmer announced. We still 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. We will re open January 19th 2021 unless directed differently. For information on the COVID vaccine, go to the health department website  Then click on I want a COVID vaccine to sign up.

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


Supervisor - Jerry Marchetti

Treasurer - Sharee Leist


Clerk - Tina VanBelle

Trustee - Jerry Duck
Trustee - Jeffrey Kozinski
Trustee - Dawn Bolock
Trustee - Dan Stutsman