Welcome to the web home of Madison Township. It is our intent to provide our citizens and visitors with an informational site that is a vital communications link to the officials and services of your township government.
COMMUNITY PROGRAM OFFERED: Ohio Edison Offers Energy Conservation Kits. Check details at following link Energy Conservation Kits.pdf
Fire Prevention We ask all township residents to take time to check their smoke detectors and CO2 detectors. With that said all year long the Madison Township Fire Department has Public Education on fire safety. Part of the service that we provide is supplying smoke detectors to Senior Citizens and the disabled. We also all year long will be more than happy to replace their smoke detector batteries. You may call the Madison TWP Fire Department between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm, we will be more than happy to set up a time for us to come to your residence. Have a safe and happy year.
David E. Kissel Fire Chief
Fire Department to offer a free CPR class to Madison Township residents. Also for a nominal fee a couple of certification courses are available for healthcare professionals. See attached link for dates. CPRClass
TOWN HALL MEETINGS will be held on the third Thursday each quarter January, April, July, and October at 7PM. The town hall meeting will allow citizens to discuss and input their concerns and ideas for the future of Madison Township.
LEAF PICKUP will be reinstated this fall. There will be only one round and the start date has now been set. It will start November 4 giving a chance for all leaves to be down. You may also bring your leaves to the township garage and call trustee Dan Fletcher 419-565-5305 for specific instructions. Check under the Services tab, then the Road Dept. tab for specific requirements.
ZONING OFFICE NEW HOURS EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 1, 2013: You can find new office hours by selecting the services tab then select the zoning tab then select zoning inspectors tab.
Madison Township does have a part time township clerk, Deborah Willcox. The hours are limited to 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday. Ms. Willcox alternates Mondays and Fridays and she recommends that you call first to ensure she is in. You may contact the township at 419-589-9999.
The Madison Township trustees are looking for citizens to serve on the Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. These positions meet in the evenings and do not require a great deal of time. However, these positions are very important as the decisions you make will have a direct impact on your community. Please address your request to serve to the Board of Madison Township Trustees, P.O. Box 2206, Mansfield, OH 44905.
Madison Township is one of the eighteen townships of Richland County, or one of 1,308 Townships in Ohio. Townships are a political subdivision of the state. The officials that administer the townships are made up of three trustees and a fiscal officer, each elected to a four-year term. These elected officials fill their roles on a part-time basis. Madison Township is a part of the Mansfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. The 2010 census found 11,168 (a 23.9% decline since 2000) people living in the township.
Information on the Fire, Zoning, or Road Departments can be found by selecting the "Services" tab on the left.
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