Grosse Ile is a General Law Township. It is a corporate Entity, subsidiary to the State of Michigan, empowered with those specific authorities granted It by the State.
The Township employs numerous individuals to oversee daily Departmental operations, including a Township Manager who is charged with overall responsibility for operational performance.
Departments work in concert with Board-appointed Commissions and Committees. These are populated by Township citizens, who serve voluntary four-year Terms. Commissions/Committees report to the Board of Trustees.
The Township also contracts with various professional Firms for legal, accounting, planning and engineering services.