The Clerk's duties and responsibilities center on statutorily assigned functions, most of which are administrative. Many of the Clerk's duties are designated by state law. The Clerk is a member of the Township Board of Trustees, thus votes on the questions of budget, personnel appointments, contracts, agreements and all other matters that come before the Township Board. Request for all types of information – from meeting places and dates to absentee ballot and employment inquiries – come to the Clerk's Office, in person, by telephone, letter, fax and e-mail. The Clerk's Department is the information center of the Township.

By Statute The Clerk:

  • Maintains custody of all Township records
  • Records and maintains township meeting minutes
  • Keeps the township book of oaths
  • Responsible for special meeting notices
  • Keeps township ordinance books
  • Maintains general ledger
  • Prepares warrants
  • Prepares financial statements
  • Delivers tax certificates to supervisor prior to September 30th
  • Maintains voter registration files and conducts elections
  • Appoints a deputy




William Foust, Clerk
Current Term: 11/20/2016 – 11/20/2020
Phone: 429-2501

Patti Knight, Deputy Clerk
Phone: 429-2501

























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