Pittsfield Charter Township
If there is one region in Michigan that has the ability to provide an outstanding spectrum of housing, education, talent, businesses, along with a vibrant quality of life, it is Pittsfield Township.
Pittsfield is providing for a community that is interconnecting its residential, retail, commercial, entertainment, cultural, open, and recreational spaces via multiple modes of transportation including sidewalks, 10’ greenways, bike lanes and transit.
Strategically located, with immediate access to major local and state highways, Pittsfield Township provides such advantages as having an Ann Arbor mailing address with much lower taxes, a truly diverse and exceptional business community that includes global and regional leaders along with numerous R&D companies on the cutting edge of alternative energy technologies. Pittsfield Township also boasts the best talent: 54% of Pittsfield’s population is college educated with more than one out of every four residents possessing a graduate/professional degree. Our residents have immediate access to world-class education from the elementary to college level.
Since 2009, Pittsfield Township has established an outstanding track record of fiscal stewardship. We have received over $17 million in grant funds, increased our bond rating by two steps to AA+, made significant strides in funding our legacy costs, added millions to our general fund balance, and remain (since 2010) the only Township in Washtenaw County to be given an award of excellence annually for our Comprehensive Annual Financial Report by the GFOA.