Bowne Township Office Hours:
Wednesday: 9am-12pm and 1pm-3pm
Thursday: 9am-12pm and 1pm-3pm
Assessor on Wednesday: 3:30pm-5pm
Alto, which means "high," received its name from being the highest point along the railroad line on which it is situated. The elevation is somewhat higher to much higher than the surrounding cities of Caledonia, Lowell, and Middleville.
Alto is situated at 42°51′24″N 85°22′49″W / 42.85667°N 85.38028°W on the boundary between section 33 of Lowell Township and section 4 of Bowne Township, although it lies mostly within Bowne. The Alto ZIP code 49302 serves most of Bowne Township as well as portions of Lowell Township to the north, Cascade Township to the northwest, and Caledonia Township to the west. It also serves a very small area of Campbell Township in Ionia County around the community of Elmdale.
NEWS AND SPOTLIGHTS
The Planning Commission is moved from March 7th to the 21st @ 7:00 p.m. to be held at The Bowne Township Hall, 8240 Alden Nash Ave SE, Alto MI 49302.
At the special meeting/joint workshop between the Bowne Township Planning Commission and Bowne Township Board, those bodies will be discussing possible amendments to the Bowne Township Zoning Ordinance regarding biodigesters and related matters. At the special meeting/ joint workshop, the bodies will likely discuss and deliberate regarding possible amendments to the Bowne Township Zoning Ordinance regarding biodigesters, but will likely not take any final action regarding the same. Although this is not scheduled as a public hearing, reasonable public comment will be allowed.
8240 Alden Nash,
PO. Box 35, Alto, Mi 49302