Welcome to Pipestone Township

Pipestone Township is located on the rural eastern side of Berrien County, and is largely an agricultural community, with few residential areas. The community enjoys a good fire department that is shared with Berrien Township. It also has an excellent working relationship with the surrounding communities. The property values in Pipestone Township are very affordable.


302, 2021


By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on 2021 NOTICE OF BOARD OF REVIEW

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Review will meet at the Township Hall, 7185 N Elm St. Eau Claire, Mi, to examine and review the 2021 Assessment roll. The board will convene on the following dates for the hearing of appeals of assessments or taxable values, poverty exemptions, parcel classification appeals and/or current year qualified agricultural denials:

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 6:00pm Organizational Meeting

Hearings will be the week of March 7, 2021

Monday, March 08, 2021, 9:00 am to 12 noon and 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Thursday, March 11, 2021, 9:00 am to 12 noon and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

And on such additional days as required to hear all persons who have given notice of the desire to be heard until assessment rolls have been revised, corrected and approved.

Letter appeals will be accepted and must be received no later than 4:00 pm March 11, 2021.

Tentative ratios and estimated multipliers for 2021 are as follows:

Agricultural                  49.08%            1.01874

Commercial                51.52%            0.97049

Industrial                      51.00%            0.98039

Residential                  47.06%            1.06247

Personal Property       50.00%            1.00000

Tentative equalization factor of 1.0000 for all classes is expected after completion of Board of Review.

Doug Davis, Supervisor Pipestone Township

Scott Anderson, Assessor Pipestone Township

Pipestone Township Board Meetings are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, sex or disability.


American with Disabilities (ADA) Notice

The township will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon seven (7) days notice to Pipestone Township. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Pipestone Township by writing or calling.


Pipestone Township Clerk

Karen Basham

7185 North Elm St.
Eau Claire, Mi


812, 2020


By |December 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY – Pipestone Township is Hall CLOSED


Pipestone Township is Hall CLOSED to the public per: MDHHS Epidemic Order “MCL 333.2221”

thru 12/20/2020. Tax payments and any correspondence may be put in the drop box. This is checked daily. You may call the following people and leave a message and it will be returned promptly.


Clerk – Karen Basham 461-6151 ext. #1

Treasurer – Shawn Wolske 461-6151 ext. #2

Supervisor – Doug Davis 461-6151 ext. #5

Please check the information board located by the parking lot for other information.


Pipestone Twp. Board

Contact Info

N. Elm St. PO Box 291
Eau Claire, MI 49111

Ph: (269) 461-6151
Fax: (269) 461-3518


Planning Commission Meeting Minutes
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