(A)   The Township Board shall govern township administration through the adoption of policies and procedures. Board policies and procedures shall define what the township is to accomplish, through the adoption of a mission statement, strategic plan and other adopted policies and procedures, in compliance with applicable laws.
   (B)   Board policies and procedures shall also define the manner in which the Board will conduct its business, the relationship of the Board to the township officials and employees, and limitations on the actions of township officials and employees.
(Board and Administrative Policies Manual, § 2.13)