7330 Thornapple River Drive
Ada, MI 49301
Phone: (616) 676-9191, ext. 23 or 27
Fax: (616) 676-5870
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. (except holidays)
The Treasurer is required to receive and take charge of all funds belonging to the Township and to pay over and account for the funds. The Treasurer is the Township's agent for collecting all payments. The Treasurer diligently maintains accurate records of all income, receipts and invests surplus funds.
The Deputy Treasurer assists in the collection and administration of property taxes, township revenues, banking and reconciliation of tax accounts and other township funds. The deputy treasurer also assists in the balancing/closing of books and preparation of financial statements.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. When are taxes mailed?
A. July 1 for Summer and December 1 for Winter.
Q. When are taxes due?
A. September 14 for Summer and February 14 for Winter.
Q. How are tax rates computed?
A. Millage rates are voted millages from Ada Township GRCC, KDL, Kent County, State Ed, KISD;
Kent County Jail/Senior Citizens, and Schools. (Ada Township collects for Forest Hills Public, Lowell
Public and Northview Public).
Q. How can I get an automatic bill pay?
A. You can download a Utility Auto Pay Form and a Tax Auto Pay Form here, or you can stop by the
Township Treasurer’s Office to pick up the forms. Once filled out, you will need to attach a "voided"
check to the completed form/s for verification of your bank routing number, and drop off the form(s)
at the Treasurer’s Office, 7330 Thornapple River Drive.
Q. Can I make partiial payments?
A. Yes we take partial payments, after tax bills are sent out. However, if not fully paid by 9/14 or 2/14, a penalty is placed on the remaining portion of taxes.
Q. Can I request a copy of my tax bill?
regular business hours. Note: We do not charge for duplicates.
Q. I understand leaf collection bags are available from your office. What is the cost?
A. Specially marked bags can be purchased for $.75 each. The cost of the bags includes pick-up service.
Q. How do I obtain a sewer and water permit?
Q. Where can I locate a comprehensive list of all Ada Township Fees?
A. Township Fees (Ada Township Charges and Fees for services including but not limited to meeting room rental, special meeting requests, Park & Recreation reservations, cemetery, Planning, Zoning, etc.)
Q. Can I pay by credit card?
A. Yes, the Treasurer’s office is pleased to announce that we now can accept credit cards at the counter. Credit cards can be used for any type of payment you need to make to Ada Township. This includes: Utility payments, Tax payments, Park reservations/programs, and any other fees you need to pay. Please be advised there are FEES associated with the payments that the cardholder is responsible for.
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