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    Welcome to Burt Township located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula!

Welcome to the Burt Township Website!

Township Meeting

The next meeting will be held by phone conference. 

Call (906) 494-9859 and use participating code 557913#

Call the township office if you have any questions or need assistance. 

The purpose of the Burt Township website is to provide information about the Township’s government, services, and attractions.  The Township’s website may provide links to websites outside the Township’s website; the Township is not responsible for and does not endorse the information on any linked website unless stated otherwise.

Electronic versions of the documents on this site are provided for information only and do not comprise the official versions of the documents.  If inconsistencies exist between these electronic versions and the original documents kept on record in the office of the Township Clerk, the original documents will be considered definitive.  

Unless a copyright is indicated, information on the Burt Township website is in the public domain and may be reproduced, published, or otherwise used with Burt Township’s permission. We request only that Burt Township be cited as the source of the information and that any credits be similarly credited to the photographer, author, or Burt Township, as appropriate. 

Short-Term Rental Registration is due by August 1, 2020!
Ordinance / Application

Recycling Schedule

Community Center Pole Barn


November 18th

December 16th

January 13th

February 17th

March 17th

April 14th

Recycling will still take place at the M-77 location for the October 14th & 28th dates.


We will have an employee to monitor, but NOT to assist. Please come prepared. Use social distancing measures at all times. One vehicle to unload at a time. Wear a mask!

Items accepted are good, clean cardboard (excluding cardboard food containers), residential paper (newspaper, magazines, and other household papers), #1 & #2 plastics, aluminum, and metal.

Items not accepted are lids, glass, toxic or hazardous waste, household/car batteries, tires, and electronics. 


Cleanup Day: August 22 8AM – 1PM @ Wood Island Landfill– pickup your voucher at the township office.

GIS Map of Alger County

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*Call the office if you need help navigating the website.

Burt Township Water Department test result for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

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Recent News

2020 General Election – Sample Ballot

Front Back

2020 Primary Results


August Primary Election Sample Ballot

August 2020 Sample Ballot

2020 Budget Meeting & Packet

Agenda & Message from MTA Budget Approved Policy Sheet Budget Packet

2020 March Primary Results for Burt Township


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Burt Township, PO Box 430, Grand Marais, MI 49839
t: (906) 494-2381 | f: (906) 494-2627