Maple Valley Township Board

New Maple Valley Township Board members sworn in, immediately face challenges

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A new supervisor, clerk and trustee were sworn in before a full house Monday evening, announcing their goals of bringing a divided community back together.

However, the longtime assessor then announced his resignation and the clerk and the treasurer got into an extended public argument over township accounts.

Maple Valley Township appoints new clerk

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The Maple Valley Township Board at a special meeting Thursday evening voted 4-0 to appoint the clerk-elect as the new clerk after the most recent clerk resigned after losing the primary election.

Andi Knapp, 48, a self-employed massage therapist, received 281 votes over incumbent Cathy Benson, 58, a Sackett Transportation Services accountant, who received 183 votes in the Republican primary race for clerk — a difference of about 60% to 40%.