Yankee Springs Township

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Welcome to Yankee Springs Township
 Tax receipts are available on our website under property database. Receipts are mailed only upon request.     Until further notice, Yankee Springs Township Hall will not be open to the public due to Governor Whitmer's "Stay Home Order," EO 2020-92 in reference to Covid 19   

There will be a special Board of Trustees Meeting on Oct. 28, 2020 at 7 PM


The Township Office is open Monday - Thursday 9 AM - 3 PM and Friday 9 AM - Noon.  On Saturday, October 31 the Office will be open from 8 AM - 4 PM for absentee ballots. On Monday, Nov. 2 the office will also be open from 9 AM to 4 PM for absentee ballots.   Please direct any inquiries to 269-795-9091.
Thank You

  Absentee ballots for Yankee Springs Voters are in the mail.  If you desire to receive (and have not yet requested) an absentee voter ballot, please visit MVIC (Michigan Voter Information Center); enter the required information and directly submit your request.

To register to vote, track your absentee ballot, determine the location of your voting precinct and more, please visit MVIC.

If you do not have internet access, please call the YST office at 269-795-9091 to request an Absentee Ballot.

To return your absentee ballot, please allow more than 7 days to return via the United States Post Office.  For your convenience, there is a drop box next to the Yankee Springs Township office door and under the portico in front of the Township Hall door, both are are available 24-7.

If your ballot is received in the Yankee Springs Township office prior to 8 PM on November 3, 2020 your ballot will be counted.

Thank You for voting.

The Gun Lake Protective Association has notified us that the fireworks which had been scheduled for Labor Day weekend have been postponed till next year.  For more information please consult the website of the Gun Lake Protective Association.

The burning ban has been lifted.
Please Call Fire Chief Joe Miller at 616-299-1306 for BURN PERMITS.

Please be courteous at our recyling center.  Plastic bags are no longer accepted.  If it is full, please return at a later time with your materials.  Do Not leave anything outside the dumpsters--someone else has to clean up after you.  Please do not leave any trash in the recycle dumpsters.  If the load is contaminated with trash, the recycling center dumps the entire load.  Among the trash that has been left lately was a bag of dirty diapers.
The township budgets $30,000.00 for recycling each fiscal  year. 
The dumpsters are emptied on Monday and Friday. 
Thank you for your cooperation.

The Gun Lake Sewer and Water Authority now maintains an officially licensed, onsite water testing laboratory.  For further information, please go to "Links," Gun Lake Sewer and Water Authority," "Water Lab."

 PCI (Professional Code Inspections) in Hastings will be issuing all Zoning and Building permits for Yankee Springs Township. Their telephone number is 269-948-4088, and their address is 110 West Center Street, Hastings, MI  49058 .  Office Hours for PCI are 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
All zoning forms are available on the Yankee Springs Township website under "Public Documents", "Planning and Zoning".   Please direct all questions to PCI.  Thank you for your cooperation. *********************************************************************************

Office Hours for Yankee Springs Township are:
Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Friday - 9 AM to Noon

For Your Convenience
We now have a Papergator in our parking lot.  This Papergator takes Catalogs/Magazines
Office/school paper
Junk Mail
Shredded paper (in clear plastic bags)
To find out more about the hungry papergator, please go to their website:

Thank you for feeding the Papergator.

Please direct any inquiries for
Paid On Call Firefighter - First Responder - Medics -
Employment for Yankee Springs Township
to: Deputy Fire Chief Dan Miller @269-779-2999
E-Mail Address:

The  Household Hazardous Waste Collections for 2016 will be  at the Barry County  Fairgrounds  on May 
BARRY COUNTY TRANSIT is available county wide everyday! They travel to Delton, Hickory Corners, Orangeville, Middleville, Woodland, Gun Lake, Nashville, Dowling, Cloverdale and Freeport areas. You can ride the transit to go shopping, to a restaurant, a doctors appointment, dialysis, to pay a bill, to work or to visit a friend. They even pickup students within the Hastings City limits before and after school. Call 269-948-8098 for more information!

News and Events
  • Gun Lake Improvement Board
    22-Oct-2020 6 PM
  • Board of Trustees Meeting
    28-Oct-2020 7 PM
  • General Election
    03-Nov-2020 7 AM - 8 PM
  • Presidential Election
    03-Nov-2020 7 AM - 8 PM
  • Board of Trustees
    12-Nov-2020 7 PM