Public Notices

April 7, 2021

This summer the township assessing office will be conducting a re-appraisal in selected areas. We do this to make the assessments as accurate as possible and to comply with State of Michigan requirements. Approximately 20% of the township per year will be inspected this summer/fall. If you have any questions, please call Assessor John Gehres at 231-373-8342

Township Offices will be CLOSED Friday, April 2, 2021

March 24, 2021


Tuscarora Township, Michigan intends to file an application for federal assistance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Rural Utilities Services. The project includes a Phase 2 expansion of the sanitary sewer system to a residential area in Indian River which includes an area north of Barbara Avenue, including Sturgeon Island, east of Burt Lake, west of Straits Hwy, and the near north side of the Indian River along Prospect, including Columbus Beach. A public meeting for comments will be held at April 6, 2021, 7:00 pm at the Tuscarora Township Hall, 3546 S. Straits Highway, Indian River, or if required by the State of Michigan, at a meeting held by electronic means at the same datMarche and time, to discuss the proposed project and to provide the opportunity for public comment. Any additional information can be found in the “sewer expansion” section of the township web page at or may be obtained by contacting Tuscarora Township at (231-238-0970).  

Sewer Expansion Project Page (click here)

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The township recently codified its ordinances. They are available for view at the link below.