Sylvan Township

Sylvan Township Estd. 1883

Clerk Safe Page [5/5/2022]


Sylvan Township Clerk

Amanda Nimke

Sylvan Township Clerk

The Clerk is responsible for voter registration and conducting all local, State and Federal elections. The Clerk of Sylvan Township also serves as the Freedom of Information Act Coordinator, and collaborates with the sexton of Maple Grove Cemetery.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Maintain custody of all township records
  • Record and maintain Board of Trustees minutes
  • Keep the voter registration files
  • record and maintain Board of Trustees minutes
  • Keep the township book of oaths and ordinance book
  • Overseeing the preparation of financial statements


State of Michigan – Everything a voter needs to know

Election FAQs

Upcoming Election Dates & Sylvan Township Polling Location


Register to Vote

Register to vote online or register in person at the Clerk’s Office, located inside the Sylvan Township Hall, at 18027 Old US Highway 12, during regular business hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 


Bring a photo id (driver’s license or state-issued id).  If your driver’s license doesn’t include your most recent address, bring a piece of mail such as a utility bill or bank statement to establish your residency in this jurisdiction.


To check your voter registration information, please contact the Clerk’s Office, or check the Michigan Voter Information Center at

Apply for Absentee Ballot
Add me to the Permanent Absentee Ballot List


Apply to Be an Election Inspector


Forms & Applications

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

FOIA explanation

FOIA form

FOA written summary

Shared Driveway

Provide Application form and copy of ordinance 

Maple Grove Cemetery

Rules (Hyperlink)

For those interested in purchasing the rights of burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, or to make inquiries about purchases already made by your family, contact the Cemetery Sexton, Larry Doll at 734-260-1540 or email

A burial lot cost is $800.00 per lot and each lot can accommodate 1 full burial and/or 2 cremation burials.

Additional administration fees apply at the time of burial.