The township supervisor serves as chief executive officer of the township. The supervisor’s duties and responsibilities include serving as chairman of the township board of trustees, supervisor of the general assistance program and treasurer of all town funds including general assistance and road and bridge funds.

The supervisor may vote on all matters before the town board. Generally speaking, other chief executive government officers may vote only to break a tie. In this regard the supervisor serves as a trustee and may make or second motions, participate in all legislative discussion and should exercise voting power on all issues before the board.

TROY TOWNSHIP SUPERVISOR JOSEPH D. BALTZ is a life-long resident of Troy Township and has served the township in various capacities since 1977, presently serving as Township Supervisor since 1984. Over 35 year career in local banking; served on the Troy Fire Department and many other local not-for-profit boards and organizations including the Township Officials of Illinois. Joe is married and has three children.