Sumpter Township

23480 Sumpter Rd
Belleville, Michigan 48111
Phone:  734.461.6201
Fax: 734.461.6441 
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Sumpter Township Board Members

 Sumpter Township Board of Trustees


John W. Morgan


Esther Hurst


Kenneth Bednark


Don LaPorte


Matthew Oddy


Don Swinson


Tim Rush

            Zoning Board of Appeals           

Sheila Pederson (Chair)

Jane Stalmack

Matthew Oddy (Liaison)

Kathleen Steigerwald

Maria Beaudrie

Planning Commission
Jane Stalmack (Chairman)  Matthew Oddy (Liaison)
Tyrone Borden  Virginia Belinski
James Clark (Co-Chair)  Joy Cichewicz
Richard Pokerwinski  Mary Sherwood

Township Supervisor’s Statutory Duties
Moderates board and annual meetings, Chief assessing officer (if certified), Secretary to Board of Review, Township’s legal agent, Must maintain records of supervisor’s office, Responsible for tax allocation, board budget (if applicable), Develops township budget, Appoints some commission members, May call special meetings, May appoint a deputy

Township Treasurer’s Statutory Duties
Collects real and personal property taxes, Keeps an account of township receipts (revenues) and expenditures, Issues township checks, Deposits township revenues in approved depositories, Invests township funds in approved investment vehicles, Collects delinquent personal property tax, Responsible for jeopardy assessments in collecting property tax
Collects mobile home specific tax. Must appoint a deputy, Must post a surety bond

Township Clerk’s Statutory Duties
Maintains custody of all township records, Maintains general ledger, Prepares warrants for township checks, Records and maintains township meeting minutes, Keeps the township book of oaths, Responsible for special meeting notices, Publishes board meeting minutes (if taxable value is$65 million in 2005, annually indexed, or a charter township), Keeps voter registration file and conducts elections, Keeps township ordinance book, Prepares financial statements, Delivers tax certificates to supervisor and county clerk by September 30, Must appoint a deputy, Must post a surety bond

Township Trustee’s Statutory Duties
Township legislators, required to vote on all issues, Responsible for township’s fiduciary health, Other duties as assigned by board