The General Election is

Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

Polls are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm on Election Day.

  • Where Jefferson Township residents vote and drop off absentee ballots:

Jefferson Township Hall -

Precinct 1 for Cassopolis &

Edwardsburg voters

24725 Jefferson Center Street

Cassopolis, MI 49031

  • Click here: to check your voter registration status.

  • All registered voters have the right to vote by mail. Request an application to vote by mail by clicking

  • The deadline to register to vote online and by mail is Monday, October 19.

  • You may register to vote in person on  Election Day and vote afterward.


To be sure your absentee ballot is received, consider dropping it off at the township hall before or on Election Day. A secured Absentee Ballot Drop Box is located on the back of the building next to the 2nd door on the right.

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Special Planning & Zoning Public Hearing

October 21st at 7:30 PM.

Continuation of Joseph hearing for shrimp farm

(new conditional use application).


For questions regarding meeting plans during corona virus restrictions or for additional hearing information, please contact Harold Eltzroth, Township Supervisor, or 269-228-0226.


A special meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2020 10:00 AM both in person and via Zoom.


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Meeting ID: 891 8602 8335

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The purpose of this meeting is to address delinquent charges to the Cassopolis Area Utilities Authority for the following:


              Helen Habicht

              22276 Lake

              Cassopolis, MI 49031

              Parcel # 14-030-120-031-00

              CAUA # 1DIJ581

              CAUA Amount Due: $443.25


              Scott Jeffers

              62372 Prairie

              Cassopolis, MI 49031

              Parcel # 14-030-120-057-00

              CAUA # 1DIJ821

              CAUA Amount Due: $606.05


              David Almack

              62375 Prairie

              Cassopolis, MI 49031

              Parcel # 14-030-120-062-00

              CAUA # 1DIJ853

              CAUA Amount Due: $406.05        



The Cassopolis Area Utilities Authority is requesting that the Township of Jefferson assess these properties for these delinquent charges.  Should these delinquent charges be assessed, Jefferson Township will also be assessing an administrative fee of $100.00 per occurrence per property.  Any questions regarding this matter should be directed to the Jefferson Township Supervisor, Harold Eltzroth, 269-445-3941, Jefferson Township Treasurer, Lotte Kirstein, 269-445-2173 or the CAUA, 269-445-8089.


Next monthly meeting is November 12, 2020 at 6:30pm.

For questions, please contact Harold Eltzroth, Township Supervisor, or 269-228-0226. 


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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Please contact Leroy McNeary, Township Clerk, 269-506-3399 or Harold Eltzroth, Township Supervisor, or 269-228-0226 for assistance.

For property tax questions, please contact

Lotte Kirstein, Township Treasurer,


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 

Office Fax: 269-445-8274

Treasurer Telephone: 269-445-2173   

Treasurer Fax: 269-445-5396

General Email:



Board of Trustees meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. via ZOOM teleconference during coronavirus restrictions. Township residents and any other interested parties are welcome to participate in the Trustee meetings via ZOOM. Please contact Harold Eltzroth, Township Supervisor, at or 269-228-0226 to receive an electronic invitation. ZOOM meeting information will also be posted on the township building and under ANNOUNCEMENTS here on the website.


2020 Planning & Zoning Commission meetings: March 18, May 20 (CANCELLED), July 15, September 16 & November 18 at 7:30 p.m. Please contact Harold Eltzroth, Township Supervisor, or 269-228-0226 for meeting plans during coronavirus restrictions.


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