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Attention Voters: The Pin Oak Lodge Precinct has been temporarily changed to the R Iowa Barn Precinct. This location is approximately 1.5 miles south of Pin Oak Marsh on Highway 14. The physical address is R Iowa Barn, 44244 State Hwy 14, Chariton.

Township Information

The Lucas County Auditor's Office has prepared a summary of township information. See our Elected Officials directory for current township clerks and trustees.

Township Officer Duties

Township Officers are elected by the voters of the township who reside outside of the corporate limits of a city. Township officers may be residents of a city within the township. Township officers are elected to serve four-year terms on the General Election ballot.

Township Trustee Duties

  1. Annually prepare and adopt a budget and certify taxes for the following services:
    • Fire & Rescue
    • Maintenance of Township Cemeteries
    • Township Hall Repairs
    • Tort Liability Insurance
  2. Resolve fence disputes

Township Clerk Duties

  1. Maintain a record of all proceedings and orders of the trustees
  2. Maintain records and documents
  3. Prepare annual Statement of Receipts & Disbursements

Township Officials

We maintain an interactive, searchable listing of current elected township trustees and clerks.