Clerk's Office

Responsible for maintaining records, administering elections, issuing licenses and FOIA.

Clerk’s Office

(616) 844-2101
(616) 844-2106

H. Carolyn Boersma, MMC

Township Clerk

Financial Information

Spring Lake provides financial information such as performance measurements, budgets, audits and comparison charts.

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Election Information

Spring Lake Township Precincts
Precinct #1
Spring Lake Township Fire Station #2
18964 174th Avenue
Spring Lake, MI
Precinct 1 Map

Precinct #2
Lakeshore Fellowship
16790 Van Wagoner Road
Spring Lake, MI
Precinct 2 Map

Precinct #3
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Activity Center
406 E. Savidge St
Spring Lake, MI
Precinct 3 Map

Absent Voter Counting Board
Barber School
102 W. Exchange St.
Spring Lake, MI

Precinct #4
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Activity Center
406 E. Savidge St
Spring Lake, MI
Precinct 4 Map

Precinct #5
Nortonville Gospel Chapel
14528 Leonard Rd.
Spring Lake, MI
Precinct 5 Map

Precinct #6
All Shores Wesleyan Church
15550 Cleveland St.
Spring Lake, MI
Precinct 6 Map

Voter Registration Information

You can use this form to register to vote in Michigan or to change your name or address on your voter registration.

To register to vote in Michigan you must be:

  • A resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote.
  • A citizen of the United States of America.
  • At least 18 years of age (by election day). You may register 6 months before you turn 18, but may not vote until you have turned 18.
  • Not serving a sentence in jail or prison.
Voter Registration Application

You may mail your application to Township Hall, or deliver your application in person. If you are registering to vote in Michigan for the first time, you must meet the federal identification requirement by accurately entering your state issued ID number or sending a copy of a current and valid photo identification with your application.

The last day to register in any manner other than in person with the Clerk is 15 days prior to Election Day.

If you are registering 14 days prior to Election Day, through 8pm on Election Day, you must register to vote at the Clerk’s office. You must bring proof of residency with you when applying at the Clerk’s office during this registration period.

Absentee Ballot Application
A registered voter may obtain an absentee ballot for any election. Return your completed application to Township Hall during regular business hours, mail it to Township Hall, or email a photo of it to

An application may be returned by mail to the Clerk until 5pm the Friday before Election Day. An application may be returned to the Clerk in person until 4pm on the Monday before Election Day. Absentee ballots are not issued after 4pm on the Monday before Election Day, except to those who register to vote on Election Day.

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Links to Other Election Information
Photo ID Requirement
Michigan law requires that ALL voters show a picture ID. Even if election workers recognize the voter, ID is required. If the voter has no ID, or forgot to bring it to the polls, the voter must sign a brief form stating that they are not in possession of identification, and their votes are included with all others and counted on Election Day.

Picture IDs must be current and must include the person’s photo and name. They do not need to include an address.

Acceptable forms of photo ID are:

  • Driver’s license or personal identification card
  • Federal or state government-issued photo identification
  • U.S. passport
  • Military ID with photo
  • Student identification with photo from a high school or accredited institution of higher learning
  • Tribal identification card with photo

Interested Citizens - Boards and Commissions

Spring Lake Township is looking for interested citizens to serve on Boards and Commissions. If you are interested in a position, call Clerk Carolyn Boersma at 844-2101 or submit your application to Township Hall.


Boards & Commissions Application

Board and Commission Information