Filer Township

Planning Commission

The planning commission is a group of seven residents who meet 12 times a year and based on need, to review site plans or special land use requests, write or amend ordinances and hold public hearings. The planning commission develops a master plan for the township and then helps residents and businesses develop property in accordance with that plan and code of ordinances.

Members must be qualified electors.

Meeting Schedule

All regular meetings will be held at the Charter Township of Filer Hall, 2505 Filer City Road, Manistee, Michigan 49660.
Meetings will be held on the third Tuesday of the month (unless otherwise stated). Click here to view full Meeting Schedule Document.
Dates of the meetings mentioned above will be as follows:

Tues. January 16, 2024 – 5:00 p.m.
Tues. February 20, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.
Tues. March 19, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.
Tues. April 16, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.
Tues. May 21, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.
Tues. June 18, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.
Tues. July 16, 2024- 6:00 p.m.
Tues. August 20, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.
Tues. September 17, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.
Tues. October 15, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.
Thurs. November 19, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.
Tues. December 17, 2024 – 6:00 p.m.

Special meetings shall be called and held at the discretion of the Planning Commission and with proper and due notice
of such special meetings.

Current Board Members

ChairJennifer Williams
SecretaryRoger Dittmer
LiaisonShirley Ball
CommissionersKathy Gutowski
Karen Kolk
Glenn Mandeville
Donald Kuk