Yankee Springs Township

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Welcome to Yankee Springs Township

Current Information

There will be an informational meeting concerning chip sealing of some of the roads and/or subdivisions in Yankee Springs Township on April 22, 2014 in the Yankee Springs Township Hall.  If you would like to discuss the repair options, or have other ideas, concepts or questions, please contact the Engineering Department at the Barry County Road Commission at 269-945-3449.  Any petition to stop the chip sealing process must be received by the Barry County Road Commission before May 5, 2014.

Water Hydrant Flushing will be April 29 - May 1.


Beginning on May 1, 2014, a dog census will begin in Barry County.  Licensing Information, application, and a fee schedule can be obtained by calling the Barry County Animal Shelter at 269-948-4885.  A $25.00 Fine will be issued to any household with one or more unlicensed dogs.  A current rabies shot is required to obtain a license.   

Additional information can be obtained at, County Department tab, Animal Shelter. 

Notice:  Trustee Vacancy

Due to the recent resignation of Trustee Mary Cook effective March 31, 2014, a vacancy exists on the Township Board.  Roger Rottschafer has been appointed to this position effective until the November 4, 2014 election.
Candidates interested in running for this Trustee position must file an Affidavit of Identity for the August 5, 2014 primary by 4 PM on April 22, 2014.

Precinct change for May 6, 2014 only

For the May 6, 2014 Thornapple Kellogg school election only,
the polling location for all Precinct 2 voters (those who vote at the Fire Station), will be at the Yankee Springs Township Hall.  This is the same location for all Precinct 1 voters also.  If you have any questions, please call the Township Office at 269-795-9091.  Thank you for your cooperation.


Yankee Springs Township is pleased to announce that  Jim Orr and his committee are undertaking a project that will honor all living and deceased members of U.S. Military, including the Natinal Guard .  This memorial will be located at the  corner of M-179 and Payne Lake Road (Fire Station) with a projected cost of $98,000.00.  This Memorial  will be funded by "donations only"--no taxpayer dollars will be used.  Completion is expected by May of 2015. 

If you would like to contribute to this project with a monetary donation, look for any of the "donation jars" located in various area businesses or send it to:

Yankee Springs Township
Att: Veterans Memorial fund  
284 N. Briggs Road
  Middleville MI 49333

There will be fund raisers and "in memory" bricks sold in the up coming months.  Any questions you have please email Jim direct at:  or call the Township office.


April 7, 2013

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News and Events
  • YST board of Trustees Work Session
    23-Apr-2014 7:00 PM
  • Planning Commission
    01-May-2014 7:00 PM
  • YST Board of Trustees
    08-May-2014 7:00 PM
  • Planning Commission
    15-May-2014 7:00 PM