Clerk's Office

Amy Bridger-Snoblen, Township Clerk

The Clerk's duties and responsibilities center on statutorily assigned functions, most of which are administrative. Many of the Clerk's duties are carefully detailed by state law. The Clerk is a member of the Township Board of Trustees, thus votes on the questions of budget, personnel appointments, contracts, agreements and all other matters that come before the Township Board.

 The Clerk's office has frequent daily contact with Township residents. Request for all types of information – from meeting places and dates to absentee ballot and employment inquiries – come to the Clerk's Office, in person, by telephone, letter, fax and e-mail. The Clerk's Department is the information center of the Township.

 By Statute:

  • · Maintains custody of all Township records
  • · Records and maintains township meeting minutes
  • · Keeps the township book of oaths
  • · Responsible for special meeting notices
  • · Keeps township ordinance books
  • · Maintains general ledger
  • · Prepares warrants
  • · Prepares financial statements
  • · Delivers tax certificates to supervisor prior to September 30th
  • · Maintains voter registration files and conducts elections
  • · Must appoint a deputy


Voting Information/RegistrationWhere do we register to vote?  You may register to vote during regular office hours or at any Secretary of State Branch office. To register to vote via mail, go to Print and complete the Application for Voter Registration then return by mail to:  North Branch Township Clerk, PO Box 186, North Branch, MI  48461

Absentee Ballots

Absentee Ballots are available to those who qualify by first submitting an “Application for Absent Voters Ballot” with full name, address, and the reason you are requesting an absentee ballot:
• 60 years of age or older
• you expect to be absent from the community in which you are registered for the entire time the polls are open
• you are physically unable to attend the polls without the assistance of another
• you cannot attend the polls because of the tenets of your religion
• you cannot attend the polls because you are confined to jail awaiting arraignment or trail
Please sign and date your Absentee Application to validate. Go to for an Absentee Ballot Application

Precinct Inspectors

Precinct Inspectors are people who are paid to assist voters at the polls on Election Day. You must be a registered voter of the state in which the election takes place. If you are interested in serving as election inspectors submit an election inspector application to your local Clerk’s Office.Under certain circumstances 16 and 17 year old students may also participate in the election process. Contact the Clerk’s Department for any further information at (810) 688-2785.