4 contend for township positions

Staff Writer
Jennifer Edwards
Township elections in Big Lake and Orrock townships are scheduled for Tuesday, March 11. Filing for township supervisors closed last week.
In Big Lake Township, Bruce Aubol is the only candidate to file for his position on the board.
In Orrock Township, Gary Goldsmith is the only candidate to file for the seat of Supervisor E, currently held by Board Chair Jeff Jones.
Orrock Township Clerk Brenda Kimberly Maas also filed for re-election. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Township residents will attend their respective annual township general meeting, held at 8 p.m. after the polls close. 
Matters up for discussion include setting the township portion of the 2015 property tax bill.


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