Based on policies and priorities set by Perrysburg Township Trustees, the township administrator and the office staff handle day-to-day oversight and monitoring of service delivery, planning and coordination of the budget, state and federal regulation compliance, and citizen requests.
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
Questions related to a specific department should be directed to that department first.
Walt Celley, Township Administrator
Phone: 419.887.6914 Fax: 419.872.8889
Walt Celley became the Township’s second full time Administrator on January 2, 2013. Walt comes to the Township with over 20 years’ experience as a private practice attorney, including three years as Perrysburg Township Law Director and 15 years’ experience representing townships in Lucas County. Walt grew up in northwest Ohio and has lived in Perrysburg since 1979. He is a graduate of Bowsher High School, BGSU, Owens Community College and UT College of Law. He earned an Associate’s degree in Agri-Business in 1976 and spent nine years working in grain elevators prior to attending the College of Law.
Walt is an active member of the Perrysburg Rotary Club and chairs the STRIVE Program at Penta Career Center. STRIVE is a motivational scholarship program for Penta Seniors. He is Vice President of the Owens Community College Alumni Association.
As Township Administrator, Walt supports the Township employees providing critical local government services to residents, businesses and members of the public. He provides administrative support and services to the Township elected officials and the department heads who supervise departmental operations. He provides direct assistance to Township residents and businesses on a myriad of issues.
Liz Avery, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 419.872.8861 Fax: 419.872.8889
Liz serves as the Assistant to the Township Administrator. Her work involves efforts to improve operations and work cooperatively with other staff members to provide quality seamless services to the residents of Perrysburg Township. Liz’s work also includes assistance with Information Technology, Human Resources, and Public Affairs coordination. Public Affairs include maintaining the website, social media sites, and drafting “The Perrysburg Township Post” (newsletter) and A Guidebook to Perrysburg Township.
Liz is a graduate of Bowling Green State University where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Technology. She was hired in September 2016. Liz was born and raised in Wauseon, Ohio, and resided there with her family for thirty years. Liz and her husband are currently residents of Bowling Green, Ohio. Liz worked in the automotive supplier industry in Human Resources for many years. She currently serves as a Board Member for the Wauseon Public Library.
Becky Johnson, Payroll and Financial Specialist
Phone: 419.872.8861 Fax: 419.872.8889
Becky serves as the Payroll and Financial Specialist. She has served in this capacity since 1995. As part of her payroll specialist duties she works in conjunction with Payroll Select Services LLC, the company contracted to handle the Township payroll. With her meticulous eye she ensures each department provides the correct information to assist the company in providing the service. Further, Becky aids the Fiscal Officer with vendor bill pay and balancing the check book.
Becky is a graduate of Bowling Green High School and still lives in BG with her husband. As an avid horse lover, Becky spends much of her free time barrel riding and caring for her horses.
PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST
Perrysburg Township has a Records Retention Schedule. With guidance from this schedule, Perrysburg Township maintains its records in an orderly fashion. The general public has a right to request and copy the public records of Perrysburg Township during its regular business hours from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
If the general public would like a copy of any Perrysburg Township record, please contact the Trustees office at 419.872.8861 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.