Township News

Join the Virtual Richland Independence Day Parade!


  • 2 July 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 146

Join the Virtual Richland Independence Day Parade!


While we can't have an "in-person" parade this year, we are still celebrating!

Simply pick up a yard sign at the Little Yellow Frame Shop or Great Grounds. Decorate your sign. Then take a selfie with the sign and at 12 noon on the 4th (and all throughout the day) share your family friendly 4th of July celebration photos on Facebook with the hashtag #RichlandIndeParade


Get creative! You could win! 

Prizes from local businesses awarded for: 

Most Artistic sign

Most Unusual location

Most Patriotic picture

Best Family picture


Pick your sign up at the Little Yellow Frame Shop Weds - Friday from 10am-6 pm, or at Great Grounds from 7 am to 1 pm. Only 300 signs are available, you only have until this Saturday, so get yours today!

 (Donations encouraged-please make checks out to RABA)



Richland Township Park Update

COVID-19 Update

  • 18 June 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 454

Richland Township Park Update!

Questions and Answers!


Notice of Electronic Meetings

JUNE 2020 ZBA, Planning Commission, and Board Meetings will be held online.

 Link to all Richland Township Meetings:  Click here

Applications for absentee ballots

August 4, 2020 and November 3, 2020 Elections

Answers to all your questions concerning the August primary and November general election.


  •  Why did I receive an application for an absentee ballot?

Under the direction of Secretary of State Benson, applications for absentee ballots for the August Election were mailed to all voters in the State of Michigan. This has left many voters confused over the process.

Many Michigan residents are not yet comfortable in social settings. Offering applications to every voter; offers them the opportunity to request an absentee ballot for the election and not feel their right to vote has been compromised.


  •     I do not want to vote absentee! What do I do? Does this mean I have to?

No!  Voters who wish to vote in person may still do so. It is unknown at this time if all precincts will be open but; we will have at least one precinct available for those who wish to vote in person on election day. We are currently working with normal precinct hosts on availability of their facilities and started to recruit workers. In the interim, we have acquired sneeze shields and personal protective equipment for our workers. If you can vote by mail, we highly recommend you do so, as we cannot guarantee how many precincts and workers will be available on election day.

  •  Why did I receive an application for my son / daughter who no longer resides here?

Even though they may not have lived here for years; a formal cancellation of their voter registration was never received. The State database still shows them as registered voters in Michigan. Please have your child advise the Clerk’s office in writing their wish to cancel their voter registration at the address we have on file. Written requests may be received via email to; fax 269-629-5993 or delivered to 7401 N 32nd St., Richland, MI 49083,


  •  You mailed an application to my address for an owner who hasn’t lived here in several years. You mailed an application to my deceased family member.


Public Service Message

Water and Trees Over the Roadway

  • 10 June 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 332

KALAMAZOO, MI – When a large amount of rainfall occurs it affects road conditions as well as potentially delaying construction projects. The Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) team has been working around the clock since late Tuesday evening with emergency response for water and over 100+ trees across the road.




Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department

Older Adults Get Access to the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program

  • 21 May 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 227

Kalamazoo, MI – Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department’s Area Agency on Aging (AAA) IIIA has joined forces with Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes to streamline distribution of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers to Families Food Box Program. On May 8, the USDA approved contracts across the country for the program, which allows local farmers and suppliers to coordinate boxes of fruits, vegetables, and dairy with food banks and Area Agency on Aging across the state. AAA IIIA will receive the first delivery this week.

2020 Water System Flushing Program

Department of Public Services

  • 18 May 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 370

Attached is a map showing the City's revised 2020 Water System Flushing Schedule, which will begin on June 14, 2020 and continue through June 23, 2020.  Flushing will take place during evening hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. and daytime hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

I-94 Expansion in Kalamazoo

Preparation starts May 18

  • 13 May 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 325

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will begin construction on Monday, May 18, to prepare a 2.8-mile section of I-94 between Lovers Lane and Sprinkle Road in Kalamazoo to be widened from two lanes to three lanes in each direction.

Household Hazardous Waste Center

Preparing to open May 19th

  • 12 May 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 213

Important Information About Your Drinking Water

City of Kalamazoo Does Not Meet Treatment Requirements

  • 11 May 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
  • Number of views: 250

Our water system recently violated a drinking water treatment technique.  Although this situation does not require that you take immediate action, as our customers you have a right to know what happend, what you should do, and what are we doing to correct this situation.


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7401 N. 32nd Street
Richland, MI 49083 (Map)
Phone:  (269) 629-4921
Fax:  (269) 629-5993
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Office Hours 

**Due to COVID 19 Hours are by appointment only**
8:00am to 5:00pm
*Notary Available by appointment

Assessor's Office Hours
Monday and Wednesday
9:00am to 12:00pm

Planner's Office Hours
Wednesdays 9:00am to 12:00pm
Except 4th Wednesday 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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