Allendale Charter Township

Contact Information

The Clerk’s office may have special hours during Election season.


Jody L. Hansen

Election Coordinator / Deputy Clerk

Elizabeth Szymanski


Clerk’s Office

Duties & Responsibilities

Township clerks are often at the forefront of government-citizen interactions, and they play a significant role in ensuring transparency, accessibility, and efficiency in local government operations. The Clerk is a voting member of the Township Board of Trustees and maintains meeting minutes and official records including all board decisions. The Clerk is responsible for cemetery administration, notary services, facilitating all Freedom of Information requests, license administration, elections, voter registration, publications, community communications, and budget preparations for various departments.