Welcome to Oshtemo Township!

To protect the interests of the residents and Township, to encourage growth consistent with maintaining  the character of our community, and to provide those services which enhance the quality of life.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Township's Office Hours?
The Township Offices are open Monday thru Thursday 8am - 5pm, Fridays 8am - 1pm. The first Thursday each month, the office will remain closed until 9am for a staff meeting.

The light in the street is out - who do I report that to?
Contact Consumers Energy with the light's location.

When do I appeal my property assessment?
Assessment notices are sent out in February each year. If you would like to question and/or appeal your assessment, you have 2 weeks to contact the Assessors' Office at Oshtemo Township Hall at 269-216-5225.

Who does the road maintenance and snow plowing for my street?
Kalamazoo County Road Commission

How do I recycle in Oshtemo?
Curbside through your contracted garbage collection company. Contact Kalamazoo County for additional options.

When are taxes due?
Summer taxes are due September 14th every year, and Winter taxes are due February 14th every year.

I can't make the Township Board Meeting...is it recorded?
Yes, click here to watch them on Public Media Network.

Who Provides Cable Service?
The Township does not select or limit the number of cable providers/channels offered, nor regulate satellite services. Currently four cable providers have franchises:
AT&T U-Verse www.att.com
Charter Communications www.charter.com or 1-888-438-2427
Comcast www.comcast.com
Media Com www.mediacomcable.com
You can visit their websites to determine if they offer service at your address. To report customer complaints or concerns, contact the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) at 517-284-8100.

What can I bring to dump day?
Household junk. No yard waste, kitchen garbage, hazardous materials, or large quantity building materials will be accepted. Click here for additional information

Where do I take oil, paint, batteries, computers, and other hazardous materials?
Kalamazoo County Household Hazardous Waste: 269-373-5211

Who do I call when I have issues with my city utilities like sewer and water?
Kalamazoo City Utilities at 337-8148

Click here for a quick list of Department phone numbers or email us using this Comments/Complaints/Questions Form.

Notice Board

Map to the Township Hall Oshtemo Township: Return to Home Page

Subscribe to the Oshtemo Township eNewsletter!

Have a copy of the Oshtemo quarterly newsletter emailed to you instead of mailed - sign up today!
Fill out my online form.
To continue to receive the newsletter in the mail, please call 269-216-5224 or email your request to the clerk's office with your name and address.

Township Weather

Flood Warning

1:29 PM EDT on August 23, 2016
2:00 AM EDT on August 25, 2016
Wednesday 08/24 80%
Isolated thunderstorms during the morning becoming more widespread this afternoon. Rain will be heavy at times. High 78F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. 1 to 2 inches of rain expected.
Thursday 08/25 80%
Thunderstorms likely in the morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High near 80F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Upcoming Events