The Village Clerk is an appointed position and serves as the secretary to the Village Council. The Clerk maintains all the records of the Village including, contracts, ordinances, resolutions, all of the various forms and applications of the Village, disburses payments on the accounts of the Village, and keeps all other correspondence of the Village Council.
The Clerk maintains the records of the building department as well and assists with payments to the water and sewer systems and handles the payroll for village employees. The Clerk also maintains the minutes of each regular and special council meeting. The Clerk also serves the Downtown Development Authority as its Secretary and maintains all of its records.
Jennifer is normally in the office from 9:00 - 12:00 pm and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday-Wednesday.
Phone: 517-522-4550 ext. 2
The Village Treasurer is an appointed position and serves as the chief bookkeeper/accountant to the Village Council. The Treasurer maintains all the banking accounts, ledgers, and accounts receivable records of the Village including, taxes, state receipts, federal receipts, and endorses payments on the accounts of the Village, and keeps all other correspondence related to the accounts of the council. The position was established as an appointed position in 2000 and Trudi was appointed in June of 2018.
The Treasurer maintains the records of the water and sewer systems and also issues any special assessments to account for debt service. The Treasurer issues the bills for the water and sewer system and collects the property taxes each year. Finally, the Treasurer lends assistance in dispensing building/zoning permit applications along with business license applications and assists the Clerk in maintaining other records of the Village.
Trudi is usually in the office from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, and 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon & 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays. Other days are planned where special circumstances, such as the final day of property tax collections, may require.
Phone: 517-522-8464 ext. 130
Deputy Darren Shackelford
Jackson County Sheriff
Grass Lake Village Manager
Phone: 517-522-4550 Ext. 204
The Village Manager serves at the pleasure of the Village President and Council. She entered into an employment contract with the Village for a period not to exceed 6 years at one time. The Village Manager implements the policy established by the Village Council and oversees the day to day operation of the Village.