Township Board of Trustees

Main Office 231-238-0970
Bob Kramer, Supervisor          231-238-7088

Jay Reidsma, Clerk                  231-238-2122     EMAIL

Jan Dillaha, Treasurer              231-238-4220     EMAIL

Kim Pearson, Trustee               231-238-8883     EMAIL

Janet Vance, Trustee                231-238-6806     EMAIL


Ron Odenwald, Deputy Supv.     231-238-7088     EMAIL

Cindy Wimer, Deputy Clerk         231-238-0970     EMAIL

Kris Parrottino, Deputy Treas      231-238-4220     EMAIL

Admin. Asst. Chris Green            231-238-0970     EMAIL 

Office Assistant Karen Decker     231-238-0970     EMAIL        

Assessor: Doug Kiepert               989-503-0685     EMAIL   

Statutory Duties of Public Officials


Township Supervisor’s Statutory Duties

  • Moderates board and annual meetings
  • Chief assessing officer (if certified)
  • Secretary to board of review
  • Township’s legal agent
  • Develops township budget
  • Appoints some commission members
  • May call special township board meetings

Township Clerk’s Statutory Duties

  • Maintains custody of all township records
  • Maintains general ledger
  • Prepares warrants for township checks
  • Records and maintains township board meeting minutes
  • Keeps the township book of oaths
  • Responsible for most board special meeting notices
  • Publishes board meeting minutes  
  • Keeps voter registration file and conducts elections
  • Keeps township ordinance book
  • Prepares financial statements
  • Delivers tax certificates to supervisor and county clerk by September 30
  • Must appoint a deputy
  • Must post a surety bond

Township Treasurer’s Statutory Duties

  • Collects real and personal property taxes
  • Keeps an account of township receipts (revenues) and expenditures
  • Issues township checks
  • Deposits township revenues in approved depositories
  • Invests township funds in approved investment vehicles
  • Collects delinquent personal property tax
  • Responsible for jeopardy assessments in collecting property tax
  • Collects mobile home specific tax
  • Must appoint a deputy
  • Must post a surety bond

Township Trustee’s Statutory Duties

  • Township legislators with same authority as other board offices at board meetings, required to vote on all issues (where there is no conflict of interest)
  • Responsible for township’s fiduciary health (stewardship)
    Source:  Michigan Township Association