Mary Rider
10990 Clinton Rd, Manchester, MI 48158
(517) 980-6819  |  Fax: (517) 913-6126

Office hours at the Township Hall: Thursdays 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Township Hall is located at 10990 Clinton Road, Manchester, MI 48158. The phone number at the Township Hall is (517) 456-7728. 

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2020 Personal Property Statement Form L4175

2020 Hardship Application

Petition for March Board of Review

Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) Affidavit Form 2368

Claim for Farmland (Qualified Agricultural) Exemption from Some School Operating Taxes Form 2599

Request to Rescind Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) Form 2602 

Request to Rescind Qualified Agricultural Property Exemption Form 2743

Property Transfer Affidavit Form L4260

Conditional Rescission of Principal Residence Exemption Form 4640

Affidavit of Owner of Eligible Personal Property Claiming Exemption from Collection of Taxes Form 5076

State Tax Commission Affidavit for Disabled Veterans Exemption Form 5107

Information about Your Assessment

Washtenaw County Equalization Study Results for 2020

The Assessor is responsible for establishing assessments of taxable property for the equitable distribution of the property tax burden in accordance with Michigan's General Property Tax Act and other applicable statutes. The Assessor’s responsibilities include creating the annual assessment roll, maintaining ownership records and property descriptions for taxing purposes, processing Personal Property Statements and personal property exemption requests, and inspecting existing property and new construction for property tax purposes. Taxable values established by the Assessor annually are used by the Township Treasurer to produce property tax bills for property within the Township.

Townships are assessing units
There are many local governmental units with the authority to levy taxes: townships, villages, cities, school districts, intermediate school districts, community colleges, district libraries, and special taxing authorities, such as downtown development authorities.

However, there are only two governmental units with the authority to assess property: townships and cities. Villages are required to have assessment rolls, but villages do not assess property because all property in a village is within a township, so the village assessments must be identical to those set by the township assessor.

All taxable property within a township must be annually assessed by the township supervisor or other assessor(MCL 211.10) who is certified as qualified by the State Assessors Board (MCL 211.10d).

Mission Statement

The Bridgewater Township Board of Trustees adopted a mission statement at its December 20, 2006 meeting: "To provide our constituents a people-focused approach to public service built upon the simplicity and efficiency of rural government where all public bodies work closely together to be more responsive to the public's needs."

January 28, 2007 1:18 pm

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