Assessor
Julie Pulling, 
CMAE (3)
517-750-2800 ext 231
jpulling@springarbor.org

The Spring Arbor Township assessing department through efficient and effective procedures seeks to ensure that all property, taxable and exempt, is inventoried on an annual basis. We attempt educating owners of property on the process and procedures employed to arrive at the assessed and taxable valuations on property subject to taxation. Equitable and supportable valuations are our primary goals. Guidelines established by the Property Tax Division, Michigan Department of Treasury, tax law and court cases assist us in our function.

The assessing department is responsible for inventory of all the property located in Spring Arbor Township and valuation of taxable property. Related responsibilities include physical inspections of properties, verifying information with owner, digital photographing of structures, sketch drawings and computer entry of data. Homestead affidavits, homestead rescissions and property transfer affidavits are processed through the assessing department with a copy being filed in the properties file. Lot splits request land divisions request and parcel combination request are also handled though the assessing department.

Additional functions of Assessing Department are:

•Property data collection
•Maintain property data files
•Maintain homestead exemption program
•Maintain property transfer affidavit program
•Sales data collection and analysis
•Maintain aerial and tax maps
•Maintain computerized appraisal system
•Prepare assessment and tax roll warrants
•Follow guidelines of General Property Tax Law, act 206, 1893.
•Board of review (March, July and December)
•Assessment appeals (Michigan Tax Tribunal)
•Tax abatements (IFT)
•Property tax exemptions
•Special assessment districts

The Assessing Department is committed to providing accurate information regarding properties located in Spring Arbor Township to property owners, realtors, appraisers and title companies. 

Please download and complete the form. Signature required.

2021 MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING SCHEDULE

SPRING ARBOR TOWNSHIP, JACKSON COUNTY

The Spring Arbor Township Board of Review for March 2021 will be held by electronic remote access, unless by the dates of the March Board of Review meetings it becomes lawful under state agency rules and statute for in-person meetings to be held. Electronic remote access, in accordance with Michigan law, will be implemented in response to COVID-19 social distancing requirements and limitations on the number of individuals in a meeting hall. You are able to join by ZOOM video or ZOOM phone call with the published links and numbers below.

If in-person meetings become a lawful option, then the meeting could be held both in person at the Spring Arbor Township Hall, 107 E. Main St, Spring Arbor, MI.  49283 and via electronic remote access. (ZOOM)

Topic: Board of Review Organizational Meeting

Time: Mar 2, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 968 4984 0018

Passcode: 889753

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Meeting ID: 968 4984 0018

Passcode: 889753

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Topic: Board of Review Meeting  3/9/21  10am—12noon

Time: Mar 9, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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Meeting ID: 953 0072 1185

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Topic: Board of Review Meeting  3/9/21  1:30pm – 5:30pm

Time: Mar 9, 2021 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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Meeting ID: 991 8131 2855

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Topic: Board of Review Meeting  3/11/21  1pm – 4 pm

Time: Mar 11, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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Meeting ID: 958 4499 5452

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Topic: Board of Review Meeting  3/11/21  6pm – 9pm

Time: Mar 11, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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Meeting ID: 931 4889 8491

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The township will post the information confirming whether the March Board of Review will meet in person on its township hall doors, web site www.springarbor.org  and attempt to call petitioners of any change.

The Board of Review will meet as many more days as deemed necessary to hear questions, protests, and to equalize the 2021 assessments. Taxpayers are able to protest by letter (including email) sent to jpulling@springarbor.org provided protest is received prior to March 11, 2021 end of business day.