are geographical in nature and represent he first layer of local Government
in Pierce County. There are 17 of these Township in the County as
referenced in the left-hand column under the Township heading. Officials, Township Hall locations and
services provide by the Township may be viewed in detail by clicking on the the
In general the Township is managed by a Board of elected officers which consist
Board Chairman, a Clerk, a Treasure and 2 additional Township Board members.
officers are elected to serve a 2 year term and are eligible for
reelection. The Township Board typically meets once a month at the Township Hall and the
meeting are open to the public. The Board is responsible for coordinating
activities with other County entities and is directly responsible for the
construction and maintenance of Township roads, establishing Township ordnances
and other contracted services.
The activities of the
local Building Inspector and Tax Assessor are supervised by the Town
Board and the first half of the annual property tax is sent to the
Township Clerk. Residents of a given Township vote in all general elections at the
local Township Hall.