The manual is updated each year, and introduces newly elected officials to township government. Includes 17 chapters.
The Manual on Town Government is updated each year. At the Spring Short Courses in March/April, Newly Elected Officials are given a copy of the manual as part of their introduction into Township Government.
2020 Town Manual Table of Contents: Complete Index for the Township Manual with what is included in each chapter.
2020 New Officer Contact List Important contact information for New Officials to notify.
Chapter 1: Purpose of the Manual
Chapter 2: Setting Up Township Government: Form and Operation
Chapter 6: Town Governance: The Decision Making Process
Chapter 7: Running Town Meetings (Complying with the Open Meeting Law and Other Notice Requirements)
Chapter 12: Liability Limitations and Immunities
Chapter 13: Managing Risk
Chapter 14: Auditing & Oversight
Chapter 15: Town Roads
Chapter 16: Planning & Zoning
Chapter 17: Boundary Adjustments: Annexation and Detachment