The Township Fiscal Officer is an elected position.
Duties of the Fiscal Officer
The current Fiscal Officer is Thomas Krispinsky. His office is responsible for:
- Keeping the Township Minutes
- Issuance of Warrants (Signs all Township checks)
- Preparation of the Annual Financial Report
- Keep an accurate accounting record of all the township's accounts and transactions
- Other miscellaneous duties as defined by Ohio Revised Code
Howland Township residents pay $16.75 per thousand dollars of valuation for township services which consist of police, fire and road. This consists of 3.5 mils inside millage (collected as a levy without being voted on by the people of a taxing district) and 13.25 mils (voted upon and approved by the majority of voters).
Surrounding townships like Bazetta (18.80), Brookfield (18.70), Kinsman (17.00), Liberty (28.00), and Warren (22.75) have a higher tax rate for township services than Howland.