Township Treasurer

Cynthia Phillips  
Cynthia Phillips  

Statutory Duties of the Township Treasurer:

  • Collects real and personal property taxes
  • Keeps an account of township receipts (revenues) and expenditures
  • Issues township checks
  • Deposits township revenues in approved depositories
  • Invests township funds in approved investment vehicles
  • Collects delinquent personal property tax
  • Responsible for jeopardy assessments in collecting property tax
  • Collects mobile home specific tax
  • Must appoint a deputy
  • Must post a surety bond
  • Issues dog licenses

Board members perform a number of duties beyond those listed and work for the betterment of the township. Each board member contributes according to their abilities and strive to fulfill tasks as they develop. 


Royal Oak Township Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.