Clerk's Department


Kathy Bosheers pic       
                                          Kathy Bosheers, Township Clerk 
                                                     (586) 786-0010 x251


ELECTION DATES FOR 2020:
August 04, 2020 - Primary
November 3, 2020 - General

Voter Registration Form - Click Here   
Absentee Ballot Application Form - Click Here
Request To Be Issued a New Ballot - Click Here


Use our new convenient curbside DROP BOX located on the drive exiting Twp Hall parking lot 
OR
Mail:  57900 Van Dyke, Washington, MI 48094
OR 
Scan/email completed form to us at:   elections@washingtontwpmi.org
OR 
Fax to us at:  (586) 677-4238

POLITICAL SIGNAGE (per our Washington Twp Zoning Ordinance)
(a) Not more than three (3) political signs, which do not exceed a total aggregate area of sixteen (16) square feet, may be allowed on any one residential or commercially zoned parcel.  (b) No such sign shall be displayed prior to forty-five (45) days prior to an election, nor shall such sign remain displayed for a duration exceeding ten (10) days after the election for which the sign was erected.  Primary and general elections shall be considered separate election events for the purposes of this Ordinance.  (c) All such signs shall be set back to meet the sign setback requirements for the district in which it is located.

The Clerk's Department handles all questions concerning Township records, meeting agendas, minutes, budgets, elections, voter

registration and sale of cemetery lots. 
 
The position of Clerk in Washington Township is an elected one.  Some of the duties and responsibilities of the Clerk are defined by state statute, and include:

• Maintaining custody of all Township records
• Maintaining the Township's general ledger
• Preparing warrants for township checks
• Recording and maintaining Township meeting minutes
• Keeping the Township book of oaths
• Responsible for special meeting notices
• Publishing board meeting minutes
• Keeping voter registration file
• Conducting elections and is the Chief Election Officer of the Township
• Keeping Township ordinance book
• Preparing financial statements
• Delivering tax certificates to the Supervisor & County Clerk

The Washington Township Clerk's duties  also includes
• Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Coordinator
• Overseeing Township Cemeteries
• Preparation of requests for Class C liquor licenses
• Purchasing Office for the Township