Finance Office and Transparency

Here find information about Village finances, taxes, fiscal transparency, and duties of the Village Treasurer and Finance Director.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tax bills are paid at both Village Hall and at the Township Hall.

Taxes for the Village are collected once a year and paid at Village Hall. Township and county taxes are collected twice a year and are paid at the Township Hall.

For permanent residences (PRE) the millage rate is 38.7234

For non-permanent residences, commercial, industrial, or vacant property (Non-PRE) the millage rate is 56.7234

The Village Treasurer and Finance director is responsible for managing the financial aspects for the Village. The Village Treasurer is tasked with receiving all money belonging to and receivable by the Village. The Treasurer also keeps accounts for all receipts and expenditures. The Treasurer has charge over all money, bonds, mortgages, notes, leases, and evidences of value belonging to the Village.

Information regarding property taxes can be found Here.

Village Revenue Sharing Program Reporting

For the Village to be eligible for 100% of its statutory revenue sharing it must post the following information to the Village website. 

1. Village Incentive Program Certification Form 
2. Citizens Guide to Local Finances 
3. Perfomance Dashboard
4. Debt Service Report 
5. Projected Budget Report 

Freedom of Information Act Resources

Please contact FOIA Coordinator - Julius Suchy, Village Manager if you have any questions. 

2016-2021 Capital Improvement Plan

Finance Office Contact Information

Treasurer & Finance Director: Sharon DeLange

156 E. Division St.
Sparta, MI 49345

Phone:(616) 887-8251
Fax:(616) 887-1114
Email:Sharon DeLange