The Charter Township of South Haven
September 30. 1844 was the first township board meeting in Breedsville. Purchase order for bookcase.
April 1845 saw the split up of Columbia and South Haven Township.
Board of Supervisors set off and organized into a new township the name of Bangor.
Money allocated to put a swing or draw bridge at the mouth of the river.
Deerfield split away from South Haven.
Moved and supported that no boar pigs be allowed to run at large in the township after they are four weeks old.
$250 for General Highway Fund/$50 for Township Library purposes/$250 added to General Highway Fund and $1000 to be raised by the Highway Commissioner In repairing the bridge across the river in South Haven Township 1868 Motion raised and carried to build a bridge and crossing across the ravine in this village between blocks 4 and 5 of Dyckman, Hale & Co.’a addition to the Village of South Haven.
First meeting held at the Township Hall. Amended cost for the State of Michigan to authorize the City of Grand Rapids to issue bonds for the improvement of the navigation of the Grand River
Special election held at township hall to again answer the question of the manufacture and sale of liquors be prohibited. 914 votes cast – 543 yes and 371 no.
Township purchased a typewriter for a cost of $35. Specifically mentioned It have a long carriage for doing the tax roll.
The board in the best interest of the public and people of the township that all public highway points of access to Lake Michigan be retained as public property. There are three such places in the township.