A Note about
a fundraising solicitation:
It has come to our attention that the Plainfield Charter Township Fire Fighters Union has been soliciting money as a
fundraiser. Please be advised that this fundraiser IS NOT SPONSORED BY, SANCTIONED OR APPROVED BY PLAINFIELD CHARTER TOWNSHIP.
This is a fundraising event by a labor union. Be advised labor organizations are not charities and your donation may not be
used for any charitable purposes. Likewise, the person who makes these phone solicitations is likely NOT a member of the
fire department, but is a professional for-profit fundraiser. According to the Michigan Attorney General’s Consumer Alert on
police and fire solicitations, professional fundraisers for public safety groups KEEP AS MUCH AS 90% OF YOUR CONTRIBUTION as
compensation. Some fundraisers may use deceptive tactics to induce you to make a donation. They may imply you will be better
protected if you make a donation. THIS IS BOTH UNTRUE AND ILLEGAL. They may thank you for previous donations, even if you never
If you believe you have been misled or lied to or if you receive a bill for a pledge you did not make, you can file a complaint directly with the Attorney General’s Charitable Trust Section at 1-800-769-4515. The link to Michigan Attorney General’s Consumer Alert on police and fire solicitations is:
Are you interested in serving on one of Plainfield Township’s boards, committees or commissions?
The Plainfield Township Board of Trustees is always searching for citizens who are interested in serving on Township boards, committees and commissions. Commitments are typically for three years.
Currently, there are a number of vacancies, including the Parks and Recreation Committee and the Public Safety Committee.
- Click here for a description of each committee, listed in alphabetical order.
- Click here for an application if you are interested in serving on a specific committee.
Plainfield Charter Township's 2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is now available for viewing.
Kent County's Housing Rehabilitation Program
This program provides financial assistance for needed home repair to the citizens of Kent County through the Community Development Dept.
Homeowners Information (.pdf)