Awards & Recognition

Pittsfield Charter Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 38,359. Pittsfield Charter Township is in Washtenaw County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Pittsfield Charter Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Pittsfield Charter Township there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Pittsfield Charter Township and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Pittsfield Charter Township are highly rated. rates Pittsfield Township at an A+.

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2017,  2018, 2019, 2022

Gold Certification for Sustainability Award

Pittsfield Township awarded a Gold Certification in the Michigan Green Communities Challenge for commitment to sustainability.
2019 Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting 

Pittsfield Township Awarded for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
SEMCOG's Spotlight on...Pittsfield Township: 10 years of planning, development, and preservation.

best places award

May 2017

Best Suburbs to Live in Michigan

Pittsfield Township was ranked the 8th best Michigan suburb! awarded Pittsfield Township an A+ Rating based on crime, real estate, public schools, cost of living, and local amenities.

2020 eCities Award

November 2015 & 2016 & 2017 & 2018 & 2019 & 2020

eCities Award

Pittsfield Township receives eCities Award for Supporting Economic Development.

Pro Patria Award

March 2018

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Pro Patria Award
Pittsfield Township receives Pro Patria award for providing exceptional support for their employees who serve in the Reserve Components.

Safe City

March 2016

Safest Cities in Michigan
Pittsfield Township ranked among top 50 safest places to live in the State of Michigan, coming in at #40! Pittsfield Township is the only community in Washtenaw County to make this list.
SEMCOG sustainability award

December 2014

Sustainable Community Leader Award

Pittsfield Township receives Sustainable Community Leader Award by SEMCOG.

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November 2013

S&P Bond Rating Upgrade

Pittsfield Charter Township, MI GO Bond Ratings Raised to 'AA+' On New Criteria.

Spark Innovator

July 2013

2007-2013 SPARK Innovator Award

MRPA Award

March 2013

2013 MRPA Award

Pittsfield Township receives award from Michigan Recreation & Park Association (MRPA) for Best Single Brochure for Fall 2012 & Winter 2013.
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July 2010

S&P Highest Ever Bond Rating

Pittsfield Charter Township, MI's GO Bond Ratings Raised to 'AA' On Sound Finances.

Since 2009, Pittsfield Township has established an outstanding track record of fiscal stewardship. We have received nearly $20 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.