Tom Hooker
Tom Hooker

Byron Township is a great place to be this summer. Many activities are happening. The Wellness Committee sponsors the Farmers Market from 8:00 to 1:00 on Saturday mornings on the North side of the Post Office. The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is June 15-16 at the Tanger Outlet Mall. Sounds of Summer concerts are back on Thursday’s in July at 7:00pm at Cutler Park. Byron Days Festival is in its 81st year, Thursday, July 27th thru Sunday, July 30th. Exhibitor booths, inflatables, Festival Stage, food and activities return to Bicentennial Park.  The Rotary Pancake Breakfast, Spartan YMCA 5K Race and the SpartanNash Byron Days Parade will be on Saturday. The Fireworks sponsored by Buist Electric will return to the park at dusk. It will end on Sunday with a Community Worship at the Park led by Heritage CRC. Many other events too numerous to list are planned so pick up a brochure at the Township Hall or area businesses.
Many roads are being worked on this summer. The biggest are Byron Center Rd. finishing by July 4th, the 84th/131 overpass during June and M-6 closing from July 8th- November with the last exit West at Byron Center Rd.

Residents are reminded of the free Kent County Landfill pass you can pick up at Township Hall to use in the month of October. Byron Community Expo will be Saturday, October 7th sponsored by the Byron Chamber of Commerce at BC High School. Spread the word, Byron Township is where it’s at this summer!

Township Supervisor Job Description
The Township Supervisor, in many ways, is like the mayor of a city or the president of a village. Their duties are many as can be seen from the following list and township of large population is a very busy person. 
  1. Is a member of the Township Board and serves as chairman on that body.
  2. Is responsible for assessing all taxable property of the Township and making up the tax roll, which must be presented to the Board of Review before the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March.
  3. Together with the Clerk, transacts all legal business for the Township.
  4. President of  the Downtown Development Authority and Corridor Improvement Authority.
  5. Is a member of the Byron Township and Cutlerville Fire Commissions.
  6. Is a member of the Township Election Commission when not a candidate.
  7. Serves on the Township Canvassing Board.
  8. Supervises the Assessing, Inspection and Park Departments.
  9. Prepares the Annual Budget.
Byron Township, MI
8085 Byron Center Avenue, Byron Center, MI 49315
Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.