CHASE TWP. — In a surprise move, Chase Twp. Supervisor Kenneth Shoemaker, along with Connie Shoemaker, his mother and clerk of Chase Twp. resigned at a township board meeting on Oct. 8.
This resignation comes after months of conflict between the supervisor and the board which culminated in efforts by members of the board and general public to have him recalled. At the Wednesday meeting, Kenneth read a letter to the township board stating his intention to step down by Wednesday, Oct. 22.