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Egelston Township Treasurer

Trudy Rosema

231-788-2308 ext. 15



Methods of Payment
  • Mail: A Personal Check, Money Order, or Cashiers Check to 5428 E. Apple Ave, Muskegon, MI 49442. Make payable to Egelston Township. NSF (non-sufficient funds) checks will result in the reversal of original payment until a cash payment can be made. Also, a NSF charge will be collected at that time. If you request a receipt for payment, a stamped self-addressed envelope must accompany payment. We do not accept postmarks.  Your payment must be in our office on or before the due date. 
  • Bank: Choice One Bank will accept your tax bill payments on or before September 14th for the summer and on or before February 14th for the winter.
  • Drop Box: Located at the front door of the Township Hall. Place your check and bottom portion of the tax bill in an envelope, NO CASH PLEASE! If you request a receipt for payment, please include a stamped self-addressed envelope with your payment.
  • In Person: Cash, Check, or Money Order Payable to Egelston Township.  Egelston Township Offices are open daily Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00pm to 5:00 p.m.  Closed Holidays.
  • Online: Credit card, debit card, or e-check at our website:  Third party processing fees apply.
  • Over the Phone:  credit card, debit card, or e-check (ACH) at the IVR (Interactive Voice Response) phone number: 866-577-1360 Third party processing fees apply.
    • To ensure proper posting of your payment, please include  the address or Property Number on your check or money order. 
    • Winter Taxes are due by Feb 14 and may be paid at the Township thru Feb 29.  Summer taxes are due by September 14 and may be paid at the Township thru Feb 29.  Interest of 1% and penalties of 3% apply after due dates.
    • Real Property tax must be paid at the Muskegon County Treausurer starting March 1. 
    • Starting March 1, only Personal Property (business) tax can be paid at the Township.
Investment Policy Objectives

Funds of Egelston Township will be invested in accordance with the following objectives in order of priority.

1. Safety - Safety of principal is the foremost objective of the investment program. Investments shall be undertaken in a manner that seeks to insure the preservation of capital in the overall portfolio.

2. Diversification - The investments shall be diversified by specific maturity dates, individual financial institution (s) of a specific class of securities in order that potential losses on individual securities do not exceed the income generated from the remainder of the portfolio.

3. Liquidity - The investment portfolio will remain sufficiently liquid to meet all operating requirements which might be reasonably anticipated.

4. Return on Investment - The investment portfolio shall be designed with the objective of obtaining a rate of return throughout budgeting and economic cycles, taking into account the investment risk constraints and cash flow characteristics of the portfolio.

Dog Licenses
Dog Licenses are available at the Township office. Please bring in your county renewal card, proof of spayed/neutered if not listed on the card, and proof of rabies vaccination. Licenses are due by the end of the month in which the dog was vaccinated for rabies.