Clerk Office Hours

Regular office hours:

Mondays:        9:30 am-12:30 pm
Wednesdays:   1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fridays:            9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Beginning Monday, May 20th, Monday office hours will be 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm for the summer.  Wednesday/Friday hours remain the same.

And by appointment.  Please call (231) 533-5719, Ext. 1 or email

July Board of Review Meeting Notice

The Kearney Township Board of Review will meet on Tuesday, July 16th, 2024 at 9:00 am at the Kearney Township Hall located at 4820 Aero Park Drive, Bellaire, MI for the purpose of fixing qualified errors and/or mutual mistake of fact.

Kearney Township shall provide reasonable auxiliary aids and services for the hearing impaired and individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Township at least three (3) days prior to the meeting by writing or calling the following:

Michelle Valuet, Kearney Township Clerk
PO Box 51, Bellaire, MI 49615
231-533-5719, Ext. 1

Regular Board Meeting Agenda

The Kearney Township Board of Trustees’ next regular meeting will be held on Monday, August 12th.  The Agenda will be posted when available.  

August 6th Primary Election Absentee Ballots Received

Absentee Ballots for the August 6th Primary are here.  The Clerk’s office will begin mailing on Wednesday, July 10th to voters who have already requested an Absentee Ballot.   Absentee Ballots are now also available for pick up on the following days/hours:

Mondays:  2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Wednesdays:  1:00 – 4:00 pm
Fridays:     9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Please call the Clerk’s office if you have any questions:  (231) 533-5719, Ext. 1.

Kearney Township Notice of Public Hearing to Adopt Master Plan - Date Change

The Kearney Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to adopt their proposed Master Plan on Monday, July 15, 2024, August 19, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kearney Township Hall, 4820 Aero Park Drive, Bellaire, MI, 49615.  The Master Plan is available, at the Township Clerk’s office, for public inspection: Monday: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Wednesday: 1 pm – 4 pm, Friday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm and by appointment.  The Master Plan can also be accessed HERE.

Comments may be made in person at the hearing.  Written comments may be mailed to the Kearney Township Planning Commission, P.O. Box 51, Bellaire, MI 49615, hand delivered to the Township offices located at 4820 Aero Park Drive, Bellaire, or emailed to

Michelle D. Valuet, Clerk
(231) 533-5719, Ext 1

Antrim County Health Department Home Building & Buying Guide

Ensure your home’s water and wastewater systems can support your family:
Is the home on municipal water or sewer?
Will your home require a new well or septic system?
Are you buying in a zone with a well first policy?
Click here for brochure that includes additional information and contacts.

Guidelines Resolution for Poverty Exemption

On January 2, 2024 the Kearney Township Board adopted Guideline Resolution for Poverty Exemption can be accessed here.

The Application for Poverty Exemption can be accessed here.

The Affirmation of Ownership and Occupancy to Remain Exempt by Reason of Poverty can be accessed here.

The Poverty Exemption Affidavit can be accessed here.

Public Notice: Establishment of Early Voting Site for Echo & Kearney Townships

To All Qualified Electors in Echo and Kearney Townships:

Notice is hereby given by Resolution of the Kearney Township Board under authority granted in Public Act 81 of 2023, that the location of the early voting site for the August Primary Election on August 6th and the General Election on November 5th will be at the location specified below.

Kearney Township Hall

4820 Aero Park Drive

Bellaire, MI 49615

All qualified electors in Echo and Kearney Townships have the right to mark a ballot and deposit the ballot in a tabulator beginning the second Saturday before an election and ending the Sunday before the election.  Early voting will be available at the early voting site from 9 am – 5 pm.

Early Voting dates for August Primary Election are as follows:

Saturday, July 27; Sunday, July 28; Monday, July 29; Tuesday, July 30; Wednesday, July 31; Thursday, August 1: Friday, August 2; Saturday, August 3; and Sunday, August 4.

Questions:  please call or email the Township Clerk at:

(231) 533-5719, Ext 1 or

Planning Commission Meeting Agenda

The Planning Commission will meet on Monday, July 15th at 7:00 pm.  A copy of the draft Agenda will be available at the meeting.

Notice of Public Accuracy Test and Public Inspection of Optical Scan Voting Equipment

A Public Accuracy Test of the AccuVote voting machines and ballots will be held at the Kearney Township Hall for the August 6, 2024 Primary Election.  The date, time and location for the Public Accuracy Test is:

Monday, July 22, 2024 at 2:00 p.m.

4820 Aero Park Drive, Bellaire, MI 49615

The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to demonstrate that the computer program used to tabulate the votes cast at the election meets the requirements of law.

Michelle D. Valuet, Clerk
(231) 533-5719, Ext. 1

Events in January 2024

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
January 1, 2024

7:00 pm: Township Board Meeting

January 2, 2024

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January 10, 2024
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January 12, 2024
January 13, 2024
January 14, 2024
January 15, 2024
January 16, 2024
January 17, 2024

3:15 pm: Election Commission Meeting

January 18, 2024

January 19, 2024
January 20, 2024
January 21, 2024

7:00 pm: Planning Commission Meeting

January 22, 2024

7:56 pm: Planning Commission Meeting

January 22, 2024

January 23, 2024
January 24, 2024
January 25, 2024
January 26, 2024
January 27, 2024
January 28, 2024

7:00 pm: Township Board Meeting

January 29, 2024

January 30, 2024
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February 1, 2024
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