Responsibilities of the Treasurer
The Treasurer’s Office is a statutorily mandated department and is required to receive and take charge of all funds belonging to the Township. The Treasurer’s Office responsibilities include:
- Collect real and personal property taxes.
- Account for Township receipts and expenditures.
- Issue Township checks.
- Deposit Township revenues in approved depositories.
- Invest Township funds in approved investment vehicles.
- Collect delinquent personal property tax.
Township Treasurers collect taxes on behalf of entities other than the Township itself. In Bath Charter Township, the Treasurer collects taxes for Bath, Haslett, East Lansing, and Laingsburg School Districts, according to each district’s tax rate.
Bath Charter Township also collects taxes for Clinton County, Lansing Community College, Clinton County Transit, Clinton County RESA, Ingham County ISD, and the State of Michigan. Money collected on behalf of other entities is regularly disbursed. Special assessments for drains and street lights are also collected by the Township Treasurer.
Jennifer Wilson, Treasurer
Kelly Arnold, Deputy Treasurer
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
Bath Charter Township
14480 Webster Road
P.O. Box 247
Bath, Michigan 48808
Phone: (517) 641-6728
Fax: (517) 641-4170
There is a secure, 24-hour drop box located next the Township Office entrance that may be used for any Township business.