2014 Summer and Winter taxes were due on Monday, March 2, 2015.  All property tax payments must be made at the Van Buren County Treasurer’s Office in Paw Paw.

Antwerp Township Senior Services

Thank you to everyone who came out and helped up kick off Senior Services on January 21. We will be meeting every Wednesday at noon followed by an enrichment session and/or activities.  Our next event is Wednesday, March 4 where Stephanie Holland from the Benton Harbor Social Security Office will give a presentation on social security benefits.  Visit our Senior Service Page for upcoming events and calendar.  Please RSVP by calling 269.668.2615 x200 or by email at hmitchell@antwerptownship.com.  For more information on Senior Services of Antwerp Township, please join us for a great meal (donations welcomed, but not required) and information on how you can be more involved.

Need help with incomes taxes?  Van Buren United Way can assist you.  Antwerp Township residents may receive free tax services if they meet criteria set forth by the IRS:

  • Total household income not to exceed $53,000
  • May not be renting out property of any kind
  • Can’t be operating a business or be self employed

Volunteers are tested and certified by the IRS each year prior to tax season.  They are able to complete all credits and file electronically and clients may receive their refund by check or direct deposit.  There is no fee at all. Click here to see what you need to bring.

Yoga? Euchre?  We are scheduling groups now, call us at 668-2615 and sign up!

Bus trips are being scheduled  

Join us April 15 for  a bus trip to Frederick Meijer Gardens for the Butterfly Exhibit  Cost will be $30/person.  Covers your exhibit fees and bus trip.  Departing from Antwerp Township parking lot at 12:45 pm (after lunch) and will be home around 4:30 pm.   Reservations are required and can be made by calling Heather Mitchell at 269-668-2615 x200 or by email at hmitchell@antwerptownship.com.

May 13: Bus Trip to Gilmore Car Museum.  Cost will be $30/person.  Covers your exhibit fees, bus trip and sack lunch.  Departing from Antwerp Township parking lot at 11:00 am and will be returning at 3:30 pm. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Heather Mitchell at 269-668-2615 x200 or by email at hmitchell@antwerptownship.com.


Tax Collection

Winter tax bills were mailed at the end of November.  They are due by March 2, 2015.  Normally bills are due at the end of February, however in 2015, February 28 falls on a Saturday so you have until the following Monday to pay winter taxes without interest or penalty.  Summer 2014 tax bills can still be paid at the Township Hall until March 2, 2015; unless summer taxes were deferred there will be interest added to the original amount.   The Antwerp Township Treasurer, Bonnie Osborne or a bonded Township Employee, will be available to collect taxes at the Antwerp Township Office, 24821 Front Avenue, Mattawan. Office hours are Monday – Thursday 7:00 -11:30 AM & 12:00 -5:00 PM, closed Fridays. If you are requesting tax bill amounts or payment information all data is available following the link below (note: payments made at Van Buren County Treasurer’s Office will NOT be posted on this website):

Now accepting Credit Card Payments Online!

Antwerp Township has recently signed an agreement to participate in credit card tax payments with Paymentus Corporation. They accept payments using: Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Please note that there will be a 2.65% service fee charged for using this service. Your account number is your 12 digit parcel number without the dashes.

Payment Link is https://ipn.paymentus.com/otp/stde/atwp *This link is only active July 1 – February 28

You can also use the automated phone service by dialing 1-877-506-3117

Credit card tax payments cannot be made at Antwerp Township.



Upcoming Meetings: (Click on date for agendas)

2015 Annual Meeting Schedule

Planning Commission Meeting:          Wednesday, March 4 at 7:00 pm

Township Board Meeting:                  Tuesday, March 10 at 7:00 pm

Zoning Board of Appeals:                  TBD

Antwerp Township Seniors:               Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 1:30 pm

Minutes & Agendas