Pancake breakfast and open house will be held on April 29th at the new Fire Hall, located at 11235 Dixie Highway. Everyone is invited to come join the fire fighters and take a tour.
Township Assessor Assessor Job Posting
The Birch Run Township in Saginaw County, Michigan is accepting applications for Township Assessor. Birch Run Township has a population of 6,033, which includes 3,292 parcels, with a total taxable value of $220,642,343.
The Assessor is responsible for the appraisal of property in the Township, preparation and maintenance of tax records, certification of assessment and tax rolls, and preparation of assessment evidence for the Board of Review and Michigan Tax Tribunal. Minimum requirements include a high school diploma, Michigan Certified Assessing Officer (MCAO) certification, 3 years’ experience as an assessor or appraiser, and a valid driver’s license. Experience with GIS mapping, BS&A.Net, Apex, and Microsoft Office software is a plus.
This is a part-time exempt position. Please send resume and contact information for 3 references to the Township Clerk, Birch Run Township, 8425 Main St. Birch Run, Michigan 48415. Resumes are due by 4:00 p.m. on April 2, 2018.
Welcome to Birch Run Township!!
Birch Run Township was first organized in 1853 and held it's first Annual Meeting of the Electors on April 4, 1853. At that meeting Joseph Matheson was elected the first supervisor with 18 votes to 17 for Proctor Williams (at whose house the initial election was held); Calvin Silvernail was elected the first clerk with 21 votes to 14 for Elisha Marvin; Hirum Brown was elected treasurer with 19 votes to 16 votes for Elisha Marvin. The town was named after it’s creek, which runs thru a large birch tree area. In 1863, the town was renamed Deer Lick and remained so until 1868 when it reverted back to Birch Run.
The total area of Birch Run Township is approximately 36.5 square miles of all land. As of the 2010 census 6,033 residents live within Birch Run Township. The Township also includes the Village of Birch Run (incorporated in 1955 and encompassing 1.89 square miles) with 1,555 of the residents living there.
The Birch Run Area School District serves the majority of the Township's students, with approximately 8.5 square miles being served by the Frankenmuth School District and roughly a third square mile being covered by the Clio Area School District.