Press Release: 19.43 Acres of Vacant Land for Sale in Vergennes Township

Location of the future Vergennes Township Building

We received the following press release from Vergennes Township.  We wrote about their future township hall in an article in May of this year.  

Vergennes Township

November 4, 2019

19.43 Acres of Vacant Land for Sale

The Vergennes Township Board today announced that 19.43 acres of vacant property owned by the township at 1120 Lincoln Lake Avenue NE will be offered for sale to partially fund the renovation and addition of office space for a new Township Hall.

The vacant property is located on the east side of Lincoln Lake Ave., just south of McPherson.  3 acres will be split from the approximate 22 acre parcel for possible future township use.  Interested parties should consult the township website beginning on November 13, 2019 at for information.  On the home page of the Website, interested parties will find a Request for Bids to Purchase Vacant Property document.  Interested buyers may submit a written bid including price, proposed use, method of payment and proposed terms and condition to Vergennes Township, PO Box 208, Lowell, MI 49331.  All bids must be received by December 9, 2019 at 3 p.m.

The New Township Hall renovation and addition is set to solicit construction bids in February, 2020

The new township office space will undergo a renovation and office space addition to begin construction in the spring of 2020.  Located at 69 Lincoln Lake Ave. NE, the building is a former Kingdom Hall building near the corner of Lincoln Lake Avenue and Bailey Drive.  The original meeting space will be retained and renovated to accommodate township meetings, election precincts, and community meeting space.  The addition will accommodate offices for staff and officials, reception, conference areas, record storage, and updated mechanicals.

Officials and Staff have been working with Timothy A. Spitzley, Architects LLC to design the addition and renovation.  Spitzley has been contracted to create the comprehensive construction plans, represent the township during the bidding phase, and perform contract administration during construction.  Construction bids will be solicited in mid-February.

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