Benton Township Elected Officials and Duties

Roger Wickerham, Supervisor

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 517-645-7880
benton_twp_super@aol.com


Supervisor Duties:

  • Moderates board meetings
  • Oversees property assessing
  • Secretary to Board of Review
  • Township's Legal Agent
  • Develops township budget
  • May call special meetings.

Jeana Rohrs, Clerk

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517-645-7880

bentontownship.clerk@gmail.com


Clerk Duties:

  • 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 and resolution books
  • Prepares warrants for township checks
  • Prepares financial statements


  Clerk Responsibilities for all elections:

  • Keeps voter registration files and conducts elections
  • Keeps record of Permanent Absentee voters
  • Sends out absentee voter applications and ballots
  • Appoints a deputy
  • Maintains cemetery records
  • Price List
  • Rules

Judith Locke, Treasurer

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517-645-7880
bentontwptreasurer@gmail.com


Treasurer Duties:

  • ​Collects Real and Personal Property Taxes
  • Keeps an account of township receipts and expenditures
  • Issues township checks
  • Deposits township revenues in approved depositories
  • Invests township funds in approved investment vehicles
  • Collects delinquent personal property tax
  • Collects mobile home specific tax
  • Appoints a deputy

Steve Davidson, Trustee

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517-645-7880


Trustee Davidson Duties:

  • Township legislator, required to vote on all issues
  • Responsible for township's fiduciary health
  • Serves on Fire Administrative Board
  • Other duties as assigned by Township Board

Chris Tennes, Trustee

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517-645-7880


Trustee Tennes Duties:

  • Township legislator, required to vote on all issues
  • Responsible for township's fiduciary health
  • Serves on Planning Commission
  • Other duties as assigned by Township Board​

Township Hall

Township Hall Hours:

Monday-CLOSED
Tuesday - 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 4pm

(Clerk)


Wednesday - 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 4pm 

(Clerk and Supervisor)


Thursday- 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 4 pm 

(Treasurer and Supervisor)


Friday-9am to 12pm & 1pm to 4pm 

(Treasurer)

Township Hall Use:

The Township Hall is not ​rented out for parties or social gatherings.