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Village Clerk Role and Responsibilities

  • Keeps the corporate seal and all documents and records of the Village
  • Administers oaths and affirmations
  • Oversees the administration of all Village contracts
  • Prepares Village meeting Agendas and is responsible for meeting minutes
  • Publishes public notices required under State Law, Village Charter and ordinances
  • Is responsible for Village property and liability insurance renewals and claims
  • Assist Village Manager in the day-to-day occurrences
  • Maintains Personnel records

The Village Council consists of seven (7) members elected at the November General Election in even numbered years.  Four Council Members are elected at each election, with the three candidates receiving the highest number of votes elected for four year terms and the candidate receiving the fourth highest number of votes elected for a two year term.

Village elections are conducted in conjunction with the November General Election in even numbered years.  The next Village election will be held November 6, 2018 (1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November) and will be administered by the Charter Township of Orion.