Election administration is one of the primary functions of the Township Clerk. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining all voter registration records for Oceola Township, as well as being responsible for all aspects of the administration of state, federal, and special elections, including the selection and training of election inspectors.
Absentee ballots are requested through the Clerk's office.
The Clerk is responsible for keeping the Township's records and chain of custody, the general ledger, accounts payable and payroll. In addition the Clerk is responsible to keep the Township Book of Oaths, maintain the Township meeting minutes, post special meeting notices, and publish board meeting minutes. The Clerk keeps the Township ordinance books, prepares financial statements and delivers tax certificates to the Supervisor and the County Clerk by September 30th of each year. The Clerk must appoint a Deputy Clerk and post a surety bond.
The Clerk is the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Coordinator, Human Resources Manager, is responsible for the care and upkeep of the Township-owned cemetery records, and is the Chairman for both the Election Commission and the Cemetery Commission.