Ford River Township seeks to fill the Clerk position on the Township Board

Ford River Township is seeking someone to fill the Clerk position.  Main responsibilities include, but not limited to:

-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 regular and special meeting notices
-Publishes board meeting minutes
-Keeps voter registration files and conducts elections
-Chair of Township elections commission
-Keeps Township ordinance book
-Prepares financial statements
-Delivers tax certificates to supervisor and county clerk by September 30
-Must have the ability to be bonded

A strong understanding of accounting and QuickBooks is preferred.

Any resident of Ford River Township who is interested must complete an application.  For more information, call the Supervisor at 906-399-6411.  

The deadline for applications to be received is May 24th.  Interviews will take place May 29th.  Applications can be e-mailed to: or  mailed to: 
Ford River Township Hall
3845 K. Road
Bark River, MI 49807

**Special Meeting 4/12/19 at 6:30pm

The Ford River Township Board is having a special meeting Friday, April 12th at 6:30 pm at the Township Hall (3845 K. Road, Bark River, MI 49807).

The purpose of the meeting: General Appropriations Act, Salary Resolutions, Resolution to increase the open/closing fee for burial fee and cremation or child burial, discussion/approval on Election Inspector Training and approve the 2019 Board Meeting dates..

Ford River Volunteer Fire Department Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale 4/28/19

The Ford River Volunteer Fire Department is holding a pancake breakfast and bake sale: Sunday, April 28th, 2019 from 8am-1:30pm at the Township Hall (3845 K. Road, Bark River, MI 49807).

Breakfast includes: Pancakes, scrambled eggs, American fries, sausage, coffee and orange juice.

Cost: Adults $6.00  Seniors $5.00  Kids $4.00  Under 5 Free.

Thank you for your support!

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