Township Clerk

Mary Walther Johnson

PO Box 33
Au Train MI 49806
(906) 361-2373

Current Elected Term Expires: 11/2024

Township Clerk’s Statutory Duties:

  • Maintains custody of all township records
  • Maintains general ledger
  • Prepares warrants for township checks
  • Records and maintains township board meeting minutes
  • Keeps the township book of oaths
  • Responsible for most board special meeting notices
  • Publishes board meeting minutes (if taxable value is $85 million in 2018, annually indexed, or a charter township)
  • Keeps voter registration file and conducts elections
  • Keeps township ordinance book
  • Prepares financial statements
  • Delivers tax certificates to supervisor and county clerk by September 30
  • Must appoint a deputy
  • Must post a surety bond

In addition to the Statutory Duties noted above, our Township Clerk acts as liaison with township employees and subcontractors, maintains the Township website, is the payroll administrator, FOIA Coordinator, and shares responsibility of managing the Township Cemetery and social media accounts with the Township Supervisor.  
The Au Train Township Clerk is also a Notary Public.

News / Notices

*Master Plan Survey*  The Au Train Township Planning Commission is in the process of updating the Master Plan.  Please participate in the survey below.  One response per person please.  

Master Plan Survey

*Notice*  The Au Train Township Treasurer will no longer be accepting 2023 taxes.  Please contact the Alger County Treasurer to verify the amount due and payment information at (906)387-4535 or visit their office at the Alger County Courthouse, 101 Court Street, Munising MI 

*Dust Control is scheduled for the week after Memorial Day

*Spring Clean up is scheduled for Saturday, June 1st at the Wood Island Landfill in Wetmore.  See Calendar for specific details.