Atlas Township Supervisor
Shirley Kautman-Jones (810) 636-2548
The supervisor is frequently the first official contacted about any township business or complaint and is often perceived as the township spokesperson. The supervisor is the chief assessing officer of the township. The supervisor is the township’s agent for transacting all legal business upon whom suits may be brought and defended and upon whom all process against the township is served. The supervisor must prepare and administer the annual budget under policies formulated by the township board and keep the board fully advised at all times as to the financial condition and needs of the township. Planning commission members are appointed by the supervisor, with the township board approval. In the event of a disaster or emergency within the township the supervisor is the emergency management coordinator. The supervisor manages and supervises all public improvements, works and undertakings of the township. The supervisor is responsible to see that all terms and conditions imposed in favor of the township or its inhabitants in any public utility franchise or in a any contract are faithfully kept and performed. The supervisor is to assume all the duties and responsibilities as personnel director of all township employees. The supervisor’s responsibilities are varied.