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 the Board of trustees Township Meeting will not be held in public at the Township Hall. Arrangements are made to hold the meeting via Zoom.  You can join the meeting live by following the instructions. The Edwardsburg Fire Department will be holding there Board of Directors Meeting on June 2, 2020 at 6:30 PM. Please see attached Agenda and Notice 

Go to and click on join a meeting.

Then enter the following ID below for Fire Department Meeting.


Meeting ID: 822 8343 9989



Ontwa township will be having our Board of Trustees Meeting via Zoom on Monday June 8th at 7:00 PM. Follow above instruction to access the meeting.


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 2020 - see attachment - instructions

New State Fireworks law 2019 - see flyer

New Rights for Michigan Voters - see more

additional voter rights

Michigan Absent Voter Application- application

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 will remain closed following executive order 2020-96 issued by Governor Whitmer on May 21, 2020, extending the Stay-At-Home order until June 12, 2020.  We will continue to accept correspondence and payments by mail and in our lock box next to the front door, and are receiving phone calls and email on a dialy basis.  Our Board of Trustee meeting is scheduled for June 8, 2020, electronically on zoom at 7:00 PM. Thank you for your support and understanding. A special thanks to our 1st responders.

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