Vacancy Board

The township Vacancy Board shall according to state law, consists of the board of supervisors and one elector (registered voter) of the township. The vacancy board is authorized to appoint a voluntary replacement member to the board of supervisors from the electors of the township, who has resided in that township continuously for at least one year prior to their appointment, if the board of supervisors does not appoint a successor within 30 days of the vacancy. The township typically appoints the vacancy board member in the annual January reorganization meeting.