Officials & Staff

Onota township officials
Onota Township Hall

If you are not sure how to contact an official listed here, try checking with the township office by phone (906-343-6535) or by email – There is an answering machine available for you to leave a message at your convenience. If you leave us a message, we will get back to you shortly.

Onota Township officials & staff are as follows. Board members, as the elected officials in the township, typically have 4 year terms. All others are appointed, including deputies. Any other government business not mentioned is likely conducted at the county level Leave site.

Contact info

Hall Location: E1461 Deerton-Sand Lake Road, Deerton, MI 49822

Mail: PO Box 100, Deerton, MI 49822


Send property taxes to:
Onota Township Treasurer
PO Box 15, Deerton, MI 49822

Email (tax inquiries):

Township Board (elected)

*Deputy Clerk
Catherine Kimar
Kirsten Blackstock
*Deputy Treasurer
Cheryl Lane
Lisa Hanson
SupervisorTerry Pihlainen
TrusteeBrian Bresette
TrusteeConnie Lacko

Appointed Positions

AssessorCameron Fuess
Board of ReviewMike Moseler
Ed Wood
Fire DepartmentFire Chief Kimar
Asst. Chief Short
Groundskeeper/ SextonTerry Lane
CustodianJennifer Hough
Planning CommissionBrian Bresette
Bill Dunham
Brian Mahoney
Fred Ivers
Erin Leahy-Putvin
Michael Tarr
Vicki Ray
Zoning AdministratorJason McCarthy
Zoning Board of AppealsBrian Bresette
Theodore Mesu

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