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Posted on: February 16, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Walnut Township Board Treasurer Vacancy

Board Vacancy

Letters of interest for vacated Walnut Township Treasurer position requested.

The Board of Atchison County Commissioners are seeking letters of interest from those interested in serving as the Township Treasurer of the Walnut Township Board.  Per K.S.A. 80-401 the Township Treasurer shall receive and keep a true account of all moneys belonging to the township.  They shall pay out and account for the same upon orders drawn upon him or her by the township trustee and shall discharge such other duties as may be required of him or her by law.  


There are three positions on the Walnut Township Board: Trustee, Treasurer, and Clerk.  Each office is an elected position serving four (4) year terms with elections in alternating even years.  All township officers appointed to fill vacancies shall hold their office for the remainder of the unexpired term, and until their successors are elected and qualified.  This position will be on the ballot in November 2024, with the new term beginning January 13, 2025.  Each Board member must be a qualified elector, and a resident of Walnut Township in Atchison County, Kansas.  


Those interested in serving should send a letter of interest to Michelle Phillips, Atchison County Clerk, 423 North 5th Street, Atchison, Kansas 66002.  Letters will be accepted by mail, email to, or by depositing in the drop box located outside the north doors of the courthouse.  Please include your contact information for validation of receipt.  You should receive notification of receipt within 24 hours, if not, please reach out to the Clerk’s Office.


Deadline for submission of the letters of interest will be Friday, March 3, 2023, at 5:00 pm.  The Commission will consider the letters at the meeting set for March 7, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. in the County Commission Room in the basement of the Courthouse.



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