If you are interested in running for Frenchtown elected offices (Clerk, Constable, Supervisor, Treasurer or Trustee) the deadline for filing a petition with the Township Clerk’s Office is April 21, 2020 by 4:00 pm. Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-21 to Stay Home and Stay Safe, you can observe the social distancing guidelines and file an Affidavit of Identity and simply pay a $100.00 filing fee or in the alternative if you wish to get petition signatures: 1. Candidates with political party affiliation must file an Affidavit of Identity and Partisan Nominating Petition or 2. Candidates without political party affiliation must file an Affidavit of Identity and a Qualifying petition. Nominating or Qualifying petitions require a minimum of 20 signatures and a maximum of 40 signatures. You can click here for the Affidavit of Identity form. If you would like a petition form, please email clerk@frenchtownchartertwp.org with your name and phone number and we will contact you to make arrangements or you can call Clerk Kyle Bryant directly at 734-770-3306 to make arrangements. Reminder in order to file for a Frenchtown elected office, you must be a Frenchtown resident.

Frenchtown Township will have a May 5, 2020 election for a ballot proposal for Monroe Public Schools only. Per Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-27, in regards to the May 5, 2020 elections across the State of Michigan, the State will be mailing out Absent Voter Ballot Applications to Frenchtown residents that reside in the Monroe Public School's district. Duplicate Absent Voter Applications may appear - to check the status of your Absent Voter Ballot you can email: clerk@frenchtownchartertwp.org or call (734) 242-5800 ext, 3. You can either mail the Absent voter ballot application to 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, MI 48162 or you can utilize the Township's drop box.

Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19, Frenchtown Township office located at 2744 Vivian Road will be closed until April 13, 2020 pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order 2020-21 or through the period of an extension of that order. The Frenchtown Parks playscapes will be closed and all Township and Committee meetings will be canceled until April 30, 2020.

At Frenchtown Township, the health and well-being of our community is our top priority. Therefore, the Easter Party that was scheduled for Saturday, April 4, 2020 has been canceled. 

Frenchtown Township is seeking election workers who are proud to be part of a team that works together to assure that every vote counts. We pay you to get trained and it is only a few days a year. The rate of pay is $17.10 per hour. Please contact the Clerk's office at (734) 242-5800.


Click here for Youth Baseball/Softball Registration form. The deadline to sign up is April 17, 2020.

Click here for -Adult Slow Pitch Softball Spring Season registration packet


Click here more information regarding the 2020 Census.

Exciting events happening at the Frenchtown libraries. Please click on the Library Tab for more information.

Frenchtown Charter Township Hall is located at 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, MI 48162. NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS are Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Drop box payments are considered the next business day.

Frenchtown Township Hall
2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, MI 48162

Meeting Schedules and Agendas


Meeting Schedule

Township Board
2nd Tuesday... 3:00 P.M.
3rd Tuesday... 10:00 A.M.
4th Tuesday... 7:00 P.M.
Planning Commission
3rd Thursday... 7:00 P.M.
Zoning Board of Appeals
2nd Wednesday... 7:00 P.M.
Resort District Authority
2nd Wednesday... 3:00 P.M.

The above listed meetings are held at the Frenchtown Charter Township Hall, 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe County, Michigan.

Recreation Commission
1st Tuesday in February, April, June, August, October & December... 6:00 P.M.
Frenchtown Center for Active Adults
4th Thursday... 10:00 A.M.

The Recreation Commission and Senior Citizen meetings are held at the Frenchtown Recreation Center, 2786 Vivian Road.

Frenchtown Township Library Board
01/14/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Frenchtown/Dixie Branch

03/11/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Robert Vivian Memorial Branch

05/13/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Blue Bush Road Branch

07/08/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Frenchtown/Dixie Branch

09/09/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Robert Vivian Memorial Branch

11/11/19 - Monday @ 3:00 P.M.
Blue Bush Road Library

The Library Board meeting locations are as noted below each date.

Meeting minutes are available through the Township Clerk's Office, 2744 Vivian Road, except Resort District Authority minutes which are kept at the Resort District Office, 2979 Nadeau Road.

Frenchtown Township Board Members

James McDevitt, Supervisor
Mark J. Baker, Clerk
Julie Ellison, Treasurer
Al VanWashenova, Trustee
Hedwig Kaufman, Trustee
Jack Lindquist, Trustee
Kraig A. Yoas, Trustee

Quick Links

Meeting Minutes
Please see Supervisor’s Tab for Freedom of Information forms.
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Bulletin Board

Certification of Accountability and Transparency


In accordance with Public Act 252 of 2014, the City, Village, Township Revenue Sharing Incentive Program, a Certification of Accountability and Transparency, a Citizen’s Guide, Performance Dashboard, Debt Service Report and Projected Budget Report for Frenchtown Charter Township are available for public viewing and inspection during regular business hours at the Office of the Frenchtown Charter Township Clerk at 2744 Vivian Road, Monroe, Michigan.