Ross Township

Local Events & Resources


Gull Lake Sewer & Water Announcement

Announcing receipt of $1.2 Million dollar grant from the DEQ to inspect all piping, manholes and lift stations, evaluate condition and predict replacement and costs. Click for more information.

Road Projects:

Often, residents have questions concerning the construction, refurbishment and maintenance of roads within the Township. They also inquire about the working relationship between Ross Township and the Kalamazoo County Road Commission. This article is intended to respond to those inquiries.
Read "Roads of Ross Township" Article

Rain Barrel Sale

Did you know lawn and garden watering can make up nearly 40% of total household water use during the summer? And you can collect over 300 gallons of water from a 1,000 square foot roof during a half-inch rain storm. Hurry, sale ends May 10! Recycled rain barrels start at $45 each in four color choices. This special discounted price is being offered through a grant from Freshwater Future to the Kalamazoo River Watershed Council. Limit one discounted barrel per household; additional barrels can be purchased at $53.50 each. Order online at or print an order form from the website and mail in your payment. Pick up your order on May 17 from 11 am - 3 pm at WMU's Community Gardens (1940 Howard St, Kalamazoo).

Click for Additional Details and Order Form

Fire Department

Harding's Market has an "E-Scrip Community Card" which can benefit the Ross-Augusta Fire Department. When making your purchases at Harding's the cashier will swipe your E-Scrip Community Card. Harding's Markets will contribute up to 4% to our Department every time you use your card. What a great way to help your Fire Department. Stop by the Township Office to pick up a card or stop by any Harding's Market. This is at no cost to you to participate.

KCRC Roadside Vegetation Policy

Frequently Asked Questions regarding this policy

Recreation Plan - Adopted:

Read the 2013 Ross Township, Michigan Recreation Plan

Annual Haunted House

Our Annual Haunted House will be held October 28, 2017.

Annual Car Show

TheAnnual Car Show will be held August 19, 2017 at the Augusta Village Park.

Gull Lake Association


If we can't find you - we can't help you. Consider purchasing a reflective address marker for $12 from the Fire Dept. Order one today ... it may help save your life or someone you love. Stop by the Township Office to place your order for a marker.


Unlicensed Builders
New Lead Certification


Well Water Testing

  • Have you tested your well water lately? It's easy. Sterile sample bottles are available at the Ross Township offices or at B.E.S.T. Labs, Inc., 8760 Gull Rd., Richland, MI 49083.

Kalamazoo River Programs

  • The Kalamazoo River Watershed "TMDL" plan and information about many other projects can be found at:
  • This watershed boundary map provides information on local surface water runoff patterns, locations of storm drains and the down-gradient water body that may be impacted if rainfall or snow melt becomes polluted with oil, lawn chemicals, failed septic systems or animal/pet waste. Watershed Boundary Map
  • The Davis Creek Watershed planning effort is described at:
  • Information about the nonprofit Kalamazoo River Watershed Council can be found at:
  • The nonprofit Four Township Water Resources Council website is at:

St. Joseph River Programs

Other Partners & Contacts






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FAX: 269-731-5551
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