Duties and Responsibilities

The Township Clerk is responsible for maintenance and custody of official Township records; the general ledger including accounts payable and payroll; utility billing; recording, publishing and maintaining township meeting minutes; regular and special meeting notices; election administration; preparation of financial statements; and maintaining the Book of Oaths and the ordinance books. The Clerk serves as the appointed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Coordinator.


Election administration includes conducting all elections within the township at the National, State, County and Township levels and for local school districts, libraries and special elections. The Clerk is responsible for maintaining the list of registered voters. Additionally, Absentee Ballots are requested through the Clerk's Office.


The Clerk's office coordinates the scheduling of all functions at the township hall. Besides the various Township Board, Commission, and Committee meetings, meetings for homeowner, civic and other non-profit groups.The Clerk’s office also handles the large item drop-off day, some communications (newsletter), issuance of Solicitor’s Permits, and cemetery lot sales. 


The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.  Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Electors who wish to obtain an absent voter ballot for this election may download an application or contact the Clerk's Office at 810.229.0560.  Absent voter applications will automatically be mailed out to those voters who have requested to be on the permanent absent voter application list.  Please note the last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk for the November General Election is October 24, 2022.  In-person registration with local clerk with proof of residency is October 25, 2022 through 8:00 pm on November 8, 2022.

PLEASE NOTE:  Precinct 1 is now located at the Fire Hall (formerly at Township Hall) and Precinct 6 is now located at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church (formerly at the Fire Hall).  All voters have been mailed Voter I.D. cards due to redistricting.  Please check your Voter I.D. cards for voting and polling location information.  Thank you.

 Absent voter ballot deadlines:

  • The Clerk's Office will mail absentee ballots until 5:00 p.m. Friday prior to an election
  • The Clerk's Office will issue a ballot in person (ballot must be voted at the Clerk's Office) until 4:00 p.m. the Monday prior to an election
  • The Clerk's Office will be open the Saturday before the election from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for election related business

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

To submit a Freedom of Information Act request please fill out our online form here.