Open Positions in 2022

Forward Township Planning Commission Member

Term ends 2024.
If interested please contact the office by email:
forwardtownship@zoominternet.net or 724.538.9251

Forward Township Supervisor

Term ends 2027
For more information visit:
 Butler County Bureau of Elections

Township supervisors are elected to serve their residents and taxpayers Depending on the size of and level of activity in a particular township, as well as the expectations of residents, this service could range from a meeting or two a month, to dozens of monthly meetings, to employment as apart-time or full-time township employee
Township supervisors fulfill their elected official duties by regularly attending, and actively participating in, meetings of the board of supervisors Township supervisors should actively seek in put from their residents and taxpayers, ask thoughtful questions of staff and advisory boards, be open-minded to new ideas, and work with their fellow board members for the good of their township This may mean setting aside preconceived notions and sometimes taking an unpopular position that is in the best interests of the township as a whole.

Forward Township Tax Collector

Term ends 2025
For more information visit:
Butler County Bureau of Elections

Judge of Elections

Term ends 2025
For more information visit:
 Butler County Bureau of Elections

DUTIES OF THE JUDGE OF ELECTIONS

    • Immediately prior to opening the polls, the “Zero Tape” must be signed by the Judge of Elections, the Majority and Minority Inspectors and the Clerks, to be posted in plain view on the door leading into the room in which voting is taking place.
    • This is an elected position that runs every 4 years. If there is a vacancy during that timeframe, the Board of Elections will appoint someone.
    • Paid $135.00 for the day plus mileage for pick up/return of election supplies. Judge received additional $20 for returning election supplies on election night.
    • In charge of receiving election supplies prior to Election day
    • In charge of the polling site on Election day.
    • Helps with the voting equipment.
    • Contacts each board member prior to Election day to check who is available to work and finds replacements if necessary.
    • Contacts the polling place prior to Election day to find out how to get in and to be sure they have the tables/chairs, etc. necessary for them.
    • Must arrive at the polls before 6:00 AM in time to open up, and to set up the voting equipment and tables for the voters. Everything must be ready by 7:00 AM when the polls open.
    • Assigns duties of the day.
    • Issue paper ballots for voters when they come in to vote.
    • Process provisional voters.
    • Maintain a quiet and professional environment so that voters have the opportunity to cast their ballots
      without undue outside interference.
    • Periodically check to see that electioneering is not occurring within the 10’ threshold of the room
      where voting is taking place.
    • Serve as contact person for questions, problems or issues that arise during the day.
    • Close the polls.
    • Place seals on the transfer cases and record the serial numbers accordingly.
    • Complete and sign payroll sheets.
    • Post results of the write-ins on the outside door of the polling place. This tape or report must be signed by the Judge of Elections, the Majority and Minority Inspectors, and the Clerks.
    • Insure that you have enough Election Board workers and clerks for your precinct to operate efficiently for each election.
    • Processes all paper work to be returned to the Board of Elections that same night.
    • Helps to close the machines at the end of the day.
    • Returns polling supplies to the Election Office after the polls close.
    • May not go home on election night until all paper work and election media sticks and ballots are delivered to the Election

Inspector of Elections

Term ends 2025
For more information visit:
 Butler County Bureau of Elections

DUTIES OF THE MAJORITY INSPECTOR

    • This is an elected position that runs every 4 years. If there is a vacancy during that timeframe, the Board of Elections will appoint someone.
    • Attend all trainings to learn how to properly operate the electronic voting machines and to keep updated on the current election laws and processes
    • Paid $130.00 (depending on voter turnout) for the day. The Minority Inspector receives an additional $20 for returning the election supplies with the Judge of Election that night.
    • Must arrive at the polls no later than 6:00 AM to help set up for the voting to begin promptly at 7:00 AM.
    • Assist in setting up and making ready the polling place for Election Day
    • Assist in setting up and making ready the polling place for Election Day.
    • Administer the oath to the Judge of Elections.
    • Assist in opening the polls.
    • Check the voters in at the poll books.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Judge of Election.
    • Assist in demonstrating the voting steps to voters
    • Fulfill all duties as assigned by the Judge of Elections
    • Assist in closing the polls
    • Process and sign required paperwork as required.
    • Helps to close voting equipment at the end of the day.
    • The Minority Inspector keeps the Envelope, which holds one copy of the Election officers Oath.
    • May not go home on election night until all paper work and memory cards are ready to be returned to the Election Office.
    • In additions to all duties included for Majority Inspector, the Minority Inspector will also accompany the Judge of Elections to the Butler County Bureau of Election on Election night to deliver results and supplies requested.

IMPORTANT 2021 DATES

    • March 24th – Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions.
    • May 3rd – Last day for voter registration before the Municipal Primary Election.
    • May 11th – Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot.
    • May 18th 8:00 PM – Deadline for voted mail-in & civilian absentee ballots.
    • May 18th – Municipal Primary Election
    • May 25th – Deadline for County Board of Elections to receive voted military & overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery by 11:59 PM on May 17th).
    • May 25th – Deadline for voted military & overseas absentee ballots. 11:59 PM.
    • August 2nd – Last day to circulate and file nomination papers.
    • August 9th – Last day to file objections to nomination petitions.
    • August 9th – Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers.
    • August 9th – Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary.
    • October 18th – Last day for voter registration before the November Municipal Election.
    • October 26th – Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot.
    • November 2nd 8:00 PM – Deadline for voted mail-in & civilian absentee ballots.
    • November 2nd – Municipal Election
    • November 9th – Deadline for voted military & overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery by 11:59 PM on November 1st).

Note: All dates are subject to change.