Meet the Village Clerk
Betty L. Kennedy, CMMC,MMC
Betty was elected the village clerk in 1988. She obtained her Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) in 1995, Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) in 2006 and the Certified Michigan Municipal Clerk (CMMC) desigantion in 2014. She has served as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Lapeer County Municipal Clerks Association and is currently serving as the Treasurer for the Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks and the Secretary for the North Branch Area Business Association. You can contact her at 810.688.2620 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Village office hours are Monday- Thursday 9am to 5pm and Closed on Fridays.
a. The clerk has charge of all the books, vouchers, and documents relating to the accounts, contracts, debts and revenues of the corporation.
b. Countersign and register all bonds issued, and keep a list of all property belonging to the village, and of all of its debits and liabilities.
c. Keep a complete set of books, exhibiting the financial condition of the village in all its departments, funds, resources, and liabilities, with a proper classification, and showing the purpose for which each fund was raised.
d. Keep an account of all the money received for each of the several funds of the village, and credit all check disbursements drawn, keeping an account with each fund.
In addition to the services listed above, the clerk keeps a permanent record of the proceedings of all of the Village Council and commissions. Voter registrations are very important aspects of the Clerk's Office because the election process serves as the people's voice in government. As such, it is important to register to vote and vigorously exercise your rights by voting in every election. All elections are now held by the North Branch Township Clerk at the North Branch Township Hall, 6771 Elm Street, per the state change in 2012.
At the left, you will find links to village ordinances, forms and the Village Citizens Guide.