The Fiscal Officer is an elected, non-voting, independent member of the Board of Trustees. The trustees have the legislative authority of the township, while the fiscal officer is the record keeper and financial officer of the township. The township fiscal officer must keep an accurate record of all township financial transactions and must comply with all legal requirements set forth in the Ohio Revised Code for the duties of this office.
The fiscal officer serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year be before the presidential election. A vacancy in the fiscal officership is filled by the remaining trustees.