Wells County

Township Trustees

Wells County Township Trustees

Duties of a Township Trustee include:

  1. Keep a written record of official proceedings.
  2. Manage all township property interests.
  3. Keep township records open for public inspection.
  4. Attend all meetings of the township legislative body.
  5. Receive and pay out township funds.
  6. Examine and settle all accounts and demands chargeable against the township.
  7. Administer township assistance under IC 12-20 and IC 12-30-4.
  8. Perform the duties of fence viewer under IC 32-26.
  9. Provide and maintain cemeteries under IC 23-14.
  10. Provide fire protection under IC 36-8, except in a township that:
    1. Is located in a county having a consolidated city; and
    2. consolidated the township's fire department under IC 36-3-1-6.1.
  11. File an annual personnel report under IC 5-11-13.
  12. Provide and maintain township parks and community centers under IC 36-10.
  13. Destroy detrimental plants, noxious weeds, and rank vegetation under IC 15-16-8.
  14. Provide insulin to the poor under IC 12-20-16.
  15. Perform other duties prescribed by statute.

Chester Township
Steve Studebaker
7620 S Meridian
Poneto, IN  46781
260-694-6530

Harrison Township
Kyle Hunt
223 W Washington Ste 104
Bluffton, IN 46714
(260) 824-6402

Jackson Township
Bruce Herr
6620 W 900 S-90
Warren, IN 46792
(765) 348-9160

Jefferson Township
Larry Heckber
592 Indian Trace
Ossian , IN  46777
260-704-6629

Lancaster Township
David Rigney
2414 Red Oak Ct
Bluffton, IN  46714
260-824-9501

Liberty Township
Chase Gentis
2365 S 300 W
Liberty Center, IN  46766
260-694-6300
LibertyTownship90@gmail.com

Nottingham Township
Mark Shaffer
8878 S Walnut
Petroleum, IN 46778
(260) 827-8104

Rockcreek Township
Douglas Dohrman
1870 W 300 N
Bluffton, IN 46714
(260) 273-2598

Union Township
Brian Imel
8313 N 600 W
Markle, IN 46770
(260) 758-2426 – Home

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