Township Trustee

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Overview
The Township Trustee identifies, lists and calculates the assessed value of all Personal property in their respective Township. The Township Trustee is further responsible for the following:

  • Determines mobile home assessments and certifies same to the County Assessor.
  • Verify the accuracy of each personal property return filed by the taxpayer.
Regarding Personal Property, It is the Township Trustee's duty to examine and verify all personal property returns. This consists of a review of the current year compared with the prior year assessment. In addition, the Township Trustee has the authority under statutory provisions to examine the accounting books and records of the Taxpayer. If after such review, the Township Trustee deems the assessment should be changed, they must notify the Taxpayer, by mail, of the new assessment and reasons in writing, supporting the determination by the Township Trustee. 

Township Trustee Functions
  • Performs the duties of Township Trustee.
  • Additionally, manages Township property interests.
  • Responsible for administering Township Assistance Fund.
  • Performs many other non-assessment related duties.
  • Determines mobile home assessments and certifies same to the County Assessor.
  • Verify the accuracy of each personal property return filed by the taxpayer.
  • Responsible for Township Fire Department Coverage.
  • Responsible for abandoned cemetery's.
  • support many not-for-profit organizations within the Township.