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VOTER REGISTRATION
You may register to vote at the Columbia Township Clerk’s office by contacting the clerk during the week or click here for a State of Michigan Voter Registration Application form. Complete the form online, print, sign, and mail to:

Columbia Township Clerk
4870 French Rd.
Unionville, MI 48767

 
PHOTO IDENTIFICATION TO VOTE

Due to a recent Michigan Supreme Court ruling regarding a Michigan law passed in 1996, all voters are now required to show photo identification when voting at the polls.  The requirement became effective with the November 2007 election.

Voters must comply with the requirement by showing photo identification or signing an affidavit attesting that he or she is not in possession of picture identification. 

Accepted forms of photo identification are:
  •  Drivers License or personal identification card
  • Federal or State government-issued photo identification
  • United States Passport
  • Military ID with photo
  • Student identification with photo from a high school or accredited institution of higher learning
  • Tribal identification card with photo

The photo identification requirement does not apply to persons voting by absentee ballot.

Voters who do not have a photo ID and want one can get a state identification card at their local Secretary of State branch office for $10.  State ID cards are free to individuals who are 65 or older, blind, or who have had their driving privileges terminated due to a physical or mental condition.  Proof of identity and residency are required when applying for a State ID card.
For additional information about the photo identification requirement, please visit the Secretary of State Election Website.

 

ABSENTEE VOTER BALLOTS/APPLICATIONS

Absentee ballots are available for all elections.  They allow voters to cast a ballot without being present on election day.

As a registered voter, you may request an absent voter ballot as Michigan law has established no-reason absentee voting. Please visit the Secretary of State Election website for the Absentee Application for the current election. 

Also, a permanent list of absent voters is maintained by the clerk's office for persons wanting to receive an application prior to each election.  The applications are automatically mailed four to six weeks prior to all elections.  You may call the clerk's office to add your name to the permanent list. 

Newsflash

Board of Review 

Columbia Twp Library

Community Room

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

at 11:00 am 


TOWNSHIP OF COLUMBIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED CAREGIVER CULTIVATION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND HIGH AMPERAGE ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT PLEASE BE NOTIFIED that the Columbia Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, the 20th day of July 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Columbia Township Hall at 6456 Center St., Unionville, MI 48767. 

  The purpose of this public hearing will be to consider a proposed Caregiver Cultivation of Medical Marijuana and High Amperage Zoning Ordinance Amendment for the Township of Columbia. Copies of the proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment may be obtained from the Township Clerk by calling 989/280-9602. All interested persons are encouraged to attend this public hearing. Any opinions you have on the proposed amendment can be presented at the public hearing or may be submitted in writing to the Township Clerk at the above address prior to the hearing. Christine Kolar Columbia Township Clerk

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