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Township Clerk Statutory Duties

The Township Clerk’s Statutory Duties maintained by the Clerk’s Office:


  • Maintains custody of all Township records.
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Records and maintains Township meeting minutes.
  • Keeps Township ordinance book.


  • Keeps the Township book of oaths.
  • Responsible for special meeting notices.
  • Publishes board meeting minutes.


  • Prepares warrants for Township checks.
  • Prepares financial statements.
  • Delivers tax certificates to supervisor and county clerk by September 30.
  • Must post a surety bond.


  • Administers elections according to state law.
  • Keeps voter registration file.
  • Registers voters.
  • Maintains Permanent absentee ballot list.