Paul Gieleghem was elected to serve as Clinton Township Treasurer in November 2016. Prior to 2016 Paul was a Township Trustee and continues his public service commitment to the Clinton Township community. He currently serves as Chairperson of the Clinton Township Conservation Committee, is a member of the Election Commission and also serves as an alternate on the Parks and Recreation Committee.
Gieleghem (GIL-a-hem), served on the staff of Macomb County Treasurer Derek E. Miller. From 2005-10, he served on the Macomb County Board of Commissioners, where his colleagues elected him to serve as chairman from 2009-10. Gieleghem, 45, is credited with ably steering Macomb County through the worst economic crisis since the great depression.
As chairman and chief executive for the County, Gieleghem implemented reform and cost cutting, created innovative partnerships to preserve services, ramped up the county’s economic development outreach and led by example; cutting the pay of commissioners before asking anyone else for sacrifice.
Gieleghem’s broad approach to leadership and focus on problem solving was formulated while serving the residents of Clinton Township, Mount Clemens and Fraser as their representative in the Michigan House from 1998 to 2004. He also served as a legislative aide to former state Sen. Ken DeBeaussaert, and district aide to former Congressman David Bonior.
He serves on the steering committee for Catholic Services of Macomb, and is a member of: the Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers Association, the Belgian-American Association, the Interfaith Center for Racial Justice and the Wayne State University Alumni Association.
Gieleghem has a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Wayne State University, an associate’s degree in Business from Macomb Community College and is a graduate of Clintondale High School.
Gieleghem was named in Crain’s Detroit Business 2009 edition of “40 under 40.“ In 2005 he was recognized by the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of Michigan for his legislation protecting severely allergic patients. Gieleghem was named “Environmentalist of the Year 2004” by the Sierra Club of Michigan, and was presented with the “Presidential Recognition Award” by the Michigan Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. In 2002 he was named “Legislator of the Year” by the Michigan Association of Intermediate School Superintendents.
Gieleghem is a lifelong resident of Clinton Township. He and his wife Sara have two children.
Phone: (586) 286-9313
Tax Payment Information
The 2016 Summer Tax Season begins July 1. The deadline for payment without interest is September 14, 2016.
The 2016 Winter Tax Season begins December 1.
The final deadline for payment of all 2016 taxes to the Clinton Township Treasurer is Tuesday, February 28, 2017. On March 1, 2017 all unpaid taxes will be considered delinquent and must be paid to the Macomb County Treasurer (One South Main Street, Mount Clemens 48043).
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