Board of Trustees

Buena Vista Charter Township Board of Trustees

As servants of the community, the Board of Trustees shall:

  • Attend as many Board meetings as possible and become informed concerning issues to be discussed, and shall inform the Supervisor of any impending absences from a Board meeting;
  • Exercise his or her obligation to vote upon the question unless a conflict of interest is present;
  • Adopt policy only after full discussion of the issues at public Board meetings;
  • Encourage the free expression of opinion by all Board members, and seek systematic communications between the Board and the community;
  • Work with other Board members to establish effective policy and to delegate authority for the administration of the township to the superintendent/manager;
  • Communicate to other Board members and the superintendent/manage public reaction to Board policy and township programs;
  • Become informed about current township government issues by individual study and through participation in programs providing needed information, such as those sponsored by the Michigan Townships Association;
  • Support the employment of those persons best qualified to serve as township staff and insist on a regular impartial evaluation of all staff;
  • Avoid being placed in a position of conflict of interest and refrain from using the Board position for personal or partisan gain; and
  • Take no action that will compromise the Board or the township staff and respect the confidentiality of information that is privileged under applicable law.



1160 South Outer Drive
Saginaw, MI 48601
(989) 754-6536