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  October 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm by following the instructions. 

Go to and click on join a meeting.

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


Meeting ID: 

Password ID: ​

Please see letter from Drain Commissioner concerning M-62 closure between Hess and Yankee.


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


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 Clean Up Day April 25, 2020 - see more - 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 is opened as of Wednesday June 24th with normal hours because we have a Covid Preparedness Plan in place.  We will encourage correspondence and payments to continue by mail and in our drop box next to the front door, and are receiving phone calls and email on a daily basis.  We are taking snowplow bids for the 2020-2021 season.  We will open and award bid at the October Board of Trustees Meeting. Thank you.

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 - Meryl Christensen


Clerk - Tina VanBelle

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