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
Barry Gordon
211 N Melching Dr
Ossian , IN  46777
260-622-6010

Lancaster Township
Rick Smith
915 N. Main St., Suite 7
Bluffton, IN  46714
260-824-9501

Liberty Township
Trent Markley
4321 W. 100 S.
Liberty Center, IN  46766
260-341-1074

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

Rockcreek Township
Phylian Keefer
P.O. Box 311
5635 N 500 W
Markle, IN 46770
(260) 758-2080 – Home

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

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