2021 Jefferson Township Board of Review Organizational Meeting


The Jefferson Township Board of Review will hold its Organizational Meeting on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.  This meeting will be held via Zoom.  The Zoom information is as follows: 

Time: Mar 2, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

Join Zoom Meeting 

Meeting ID: 860 8342 6078 

Passcode: 940122 

This is not a meeting to protest the assessments for the 2021 tax year. 

Shalice R. Northrop-Assessor


Jefferson Township, Cass County


The Jefferson Township Board of Review for March 2021 will be held by electronic remote access, unless by the dates of the March Board of Review meetings it becomes lawful under state agency rules for an indoor in-person public meeting to be held. Electronic remote access, in accordance with Michigan law, will be implemented in response to COVID-19 social distancing requirements and limitations on the number of individuals in an indoor public gathering.


If in-person public meetings become a lawful option, then the meeting will be held both in person at the Jefferson Township Hall, 24725 Jefferson Center Street, Cassopolis and via electronic remote access.


The public may participate in the meeting through electronic remote access via Zoom access by computer, smart phone/device using the following link:


Meeting ID: 845 3253 8088

Passcode: 215843

The public may also participate by landline phone or cell phone by calling into this toll-free number: 

(312) 626-6799 US Toll-free


The township will post the information confirming whether the March BOR will meet in person at the township hall and the township’s website,


The Jefferson Township March Board of Review will meet on the following dates to hear appeals:

  • Monday, March 8th, 2021, 9 am – 3 pm

  • Wednesday, March 10th, 2021, 3 pm – 9 pm


The Board of Review will meet as many more days as deemed necessary to hear questions, protests, and to equalize the 2021 assessments. By board resolution, taxpayers are able to protest by letter mailed to 51951 M 40, Marcellus, Michigan, 49067 or email to, provided protest is received prior to noon March 10th, 2021.  Please contact Shalice Northrop, Assessor with questions and/or to make an appointment to appeal at 269-587-0208.


The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class of real property and personal property for 2021 are as follows:

*Agricultural ............50.55%. ........ .9891

*Commercial............48.67%. ........ 1.0273

*Residential.............45.85%. ........ 1.0905

*Industrial…….........48.63%. ........ 1.0282

*Personal Property...50.00%. ....... 1.0000


Americans With Disabilities (ADA) Notice

The Township will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon three days notice.


Contact: Shalice Northrop, Assessor, 269-587-0208


The next meeting is Thursday, March 11th at 6:30 PM via Zoom.


For further questions regarding meeting plans during COVID-19 virus restrictions or for additional hearing information, please contact Dean Hass, Township Supervisor, 269-445-3941.


Please contact the following people directly for assistance: building, mechanical, plumbing, and zoning inspectors and assessor. Click on DIRECTORY above for contact information. Click on FORMS above for printable forms.



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Township Hours:

Closed to the public due to COVID-19.

Please contact Dean Hass, Township Supervisor, 269-445-3941 for assistance.

Physical Address:

Jefferson Township

24725 Jefferson Center Street

Cassopolis, Michigan 49031

Mailing Address:

Jefferson Township

PO Box 188

Cassopolis, Michigan 49031

Office Telephone: 269-445-3941-This number will connect callers to Township officials. 

Office Fax: 269-445-8274

General Email:



Board of Trustees meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. via ZOOM teleconference during COVID-19 restrictions. Township residents and any other interested parties are welcome to participate in the Trustee meetings via ZOOM. Please contact Dean Hass, Township Supervisor,  269-445-3941 to receive an electronic invitation. ZOOM meeting information will also be posted on the Township building and under ANNOUNCEMENTS here on the website.


2021-22 Planning & Zoning Commission meetings are held at 7:30PM on the following Wednesdays:

January 6

March 17

May 19

July 21

September 15

November 17

Re-organizational meeting January 5, 2022.

Please contact Dean Hass, Township Supervisor, 269-445-3941 for meeting plans during COVID-19 restrictions.


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