The primary responsibility of Pittsfield Charter Township’s Supervisor is to serve all residents. The Supervisor is often the one contacted by the public to resolve problems, handle complaints, and explain Township policies and services. As such, you should consider your Supervisor as the public contact for Pittsfield Charter Township.
Your Township Supervisor has specific responsibilities which are either defined by State statute or by Township Board of Trustees policy. State Law mandates that the Supervisor along with the rest of the Township Board of Trustees be elected in partisan elections for four-year terms, which are consistent with the Presidential election cycle.
In Pittsfield Charter Township, the following departments report to the Supervisor:
The Supervisor presides over the meetings of the Board of Trustees and represents Pittsfield Charter Township on many committees including the Chief Executive Officers of Washtenaw County, Washtenaw Area Transportation Study Policy Committee, Urban County Executive Committee, Washtenaw Metro Alliance, , The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG). Furthermore, the Supervisor has the responsibility to create and present the annual budget, approve the agenda for each Township Board of Trustees meeting, and appoint (with Board approval) members of the Planning Commission and other Pittsfield Charter Township Boards, Committees and Commissions.
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"Out of the 1,776 cities, villages and townships in the state of Michigan, fewer than 100 have achieved the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United State and Canada (GFOA)," announced Nate Balderman as he made the formal presentation of pittsfield's CAFR Award for FY 2010 at the May 23, 2012 meeting of the Pittsfield Township Board of Trustees on behalf of the Michigan GFOA.
"Pittsfield Township has, indeed, set the standard for others to follow throughout the state. This is truly an outstanding achievement which must be earned each and every year. It reflects a high degree of dedication and leadership." Balderman concluded.
May 29, 2012 12:01pm