Morgan Heinzman, Supervisor
Morgan Heinzman is a local businessman and the owner/operator of Newaygo Auto Mall in Newaygo. He’s been married to his wife, Sonja since 1989 and has 3 children. Morgan has been active in the township since 2008, where he served on the Croton Township Board and was elected Supervisor in 2012. He’s called Croton home since 1978 and is a graduate of Newaygo Public Schools.
Kim Edwards, Treasurer
Debbra Wright, Clerk
Kim Edwards has been a resident of Croton since 1999 and active in the township since 2010, first serving as Vice Chair of Planning Commission. Her extensive customer service and financial experience have allowed her to be successful in numerous other positions as Vice Chair, Zoning Board of Appeals, a Liaison for the Planning Commission, and also as a member of the Planning Commission and Treasurer. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Grand Valley State University.
Debbra Wright has been serving the community since 1995, driving a school bus for Newaygo Public Schools until 2016. In 2002, she joined Croton’s Fire Department, where she is still serving, and was elected Croton Township Clerk in 2008. Debbra has lived in Croton with her husband Dennis since 1994 and is a graduate of Fremont High School.
Bill Nottelmann, Trustee
John Shepherd, Trustee
Bill Nottelmann has 46 years experience in Human Resources, retiring in 2015 after owning his own business, HR Strategies. Prior, he was an officer in the US Air Force. Bill has been married to his wife, Karen, since 1965 and has 3 children. A property owner since 2001, become a permanent resident of Croton in 2011. Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics from Grove City College.
John Shepherd is proud to call Croton Township home for over 35 years. He has been married to his wife Macy since 2001 and has two children. John brings 25 years experience in the construction industry to the township. John is still employed full-time with a major construction company in West Michigan and has experience managing projects ranging from small to over $50 million. John is a graduate of Newaygo High School, has an Associate’s Degree from Baker College in Architectural Construction Technology, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ferris State University in Construction Management.
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Township Meeting Minutes
All Meetings are held at the Croton Township Hall and are open to the public. For special accommodations, please contact the Clerk at 231-652-4301.
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The June 8th 7PM Board meeting will be held at the Croton Fire Stations at
6431 S Elm Avenue to comply with social distancing.
Meeting & Events Calendar
Zoning & Permits
The Zoning Department will be closed August 6-12, 2020.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause!
To allow us to check your application for completeness, please download, print and fill out the Zoning Permit Compliance Application.
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