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Grant Township Clerk Position - November 2022 Election

November 2022 Election – Grant Township Clerk Position

To our Grant Township residents, taxpayers and neighboring communities, the Clerk position is available for this coming November 2022 election.


Election Date: Tuesday November 8th, 2022

Term: Complete the existing 4 years term (until the November 2024 election)

Ballot Access Filing Deadline: Thursday July 21st, 2022



  • Must be an all year round resident of Grant Township

  • Need to have a completed Affidavit of Identity

  • Need to have a completed Petition

Contact Grant Township Deputy Clerk to receive the necessary paperwork to be completed


Compensation: $23,500 salary, and is not a full time position


Job Description:

  • Attends all Board meetings, is a voting member

  • Maintains custody of all township records

  • Maintains general ledger

  • Prepares warrants for township checks

  • Records and maintains township meeting minutes

  • Keeps the township book of oaths

  • Responsible for special meeting notices

  • Publishes board meeting minutes (if taxable value is $85 million in 2018, annually indexed, or a charter township)

  • 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



For more information, see Michigan Townships Association website, especially their publication ‘Core Competencies – For Elected Township Officials’ here:


Grant Township, Keweenaw County, Michigan






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