• The June 25th, 2024 Planning Commission meeting has been rescheduled for July 2nd, 2024, will post the agenda when available. 

5-15-2024 Hart Area Public Library – UPDATE     The library refused to cash the township’s check for $20,000 as they want $5,000 more.  The board of Golden Township has not made a final decision on this issue yet. Per a phone call from Kathleen Rash this morning, you are welcome to use the library, but you are not allowed to:  1.  Get books through interlibrary loan,   2.  Electronic borrowing of books, music, or movies.  If you still have questions please call the library 873-4476.  

Trustees Contact Info: 

Bill Kolenda,

Doug Dykstra,

2023 Sheriff Report – Golden Township

2023 Sheriff Report – County

2023 Sheriff Report – Golden Township Crashes

Proposed ORV Ordinance Click Here


The Golden Township Board is looking for residents of Golden Township who would be interested in serving on the Board of Review.  The Township hopes to recruit individuals who are interested in preserving and promoting the future of Golden Township both environmentally and economically.   

If you would like to become an active member of the community, please submit your letter of intent to Golden Township Hall, PO Box 26, Mears, MI  49436.  Please include why you are interested in the position.  Please contact the Golden Township Hall at 231-873-4413 for more information.

Rachel Iteen

Golden Township Clerk

SLIB – Silver Lake Improvement Board

Silver Lake 2023 Aquatic Vegetation, Water Quality, and 2024 Management Recommendations Report with Biochar Efficacy Results

BioChar information from SLIB

Board Meeting Video:

6-7-2024 Special Board Meeting     Pass Code:   O=?=?p8S

6-11-2024 Board Meeting         Pass Code:  FS#y7yS2

5-28-2024 Planning Commission    Pass code:   7nK0^m%o

Little Point Sable Lighthouse to Celebrate 150 years in 2024 click for more information.  

Garbage Pickup for Golden Township:

Mark’s  231.861.8470

Chester’s   231.736.5888

Son’s  231.861.5095




Treasurer: M W F | 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Assessor: M F | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Zoning: M T F | 9 am – 3:00 pm
Clerk: M W F | 8:30 am – 2:30 pm


Township Board Meeting
Second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm at the Golden Township Hall

Planning Commission Meeting
Last Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm at the Golden Township Hall

ZBA Meeting
Third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm at the Golden Township offices (WHEN NEEDED)

Mission Statement

“To preserve the integrity of the environment, promote sustainable economic growth and assist in implementing programs and services for the benefit of all current and future Golden Township residents”