Ross Township

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Ross Township Board Opportunities

Ross Township is currently seeking individuals to fill two positions on the Township Board. Due to recent upcoming resignations the Township is looking to fill the position of Township Trustee and Township Supervisor. To qualify for selection to one of these offices, a person must be a Township elector. An elector is defined as someone 18 years of age, who is a U.S. citizen and has lived at least 30 days in the Township for which they will serve.

Interested parties in either position should submit a cover letter indicating which position applying for and resume via email or mail no later than Friday, May 26, 2017 for Trustee and Friday, June 30, 2017 for Supervisor. Emails should be sent to Please send by regular mail to:

Ross Township
12086 M-89
Richland, MI 49083
Attn: Board Opportunities

Interviews for Township Trustee will be held on Wednesday June 7th from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Ross Township Office. Interview day and times for Supervisor will be determined at a later date.

Township Trustee

Successful candidates must be self-motivated with effective communication skills. The position calls for an individual with effective verbal and written communication skills, listen attentively, and the ability to work with other Board members.

Statutory Duties:

  • Township Legislator, required to vote on all issues unless a conflict of interest exists
  • Responsible for Township's fiduciary health
  • Other duties assigned by Board

Township Supervisor

Successful candidates must be self-motivated and an enthusiastic professional with demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience. The position calls for an individual with interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively, listen attentively and work efficiently with the public.

Statutory Duties:

  • Moderates Board Meetings
  • Chief Assessing Officer (if certified)
  • Secretary to Board of Review
  • Township's Legal Agent
  • Maintain records of Supervisor's office
  • Develops Township budget
  • Appoints some commission members
  • May call special meetings
  • May appoint a deputy






TEL: 269-731-4888
FAX: 269-731-5551
12086 M-89, Richland, Mi 49083

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