Jefferson Township  is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also an elected township clerk, who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the clerkship or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees.

Jefferson Township

225 Cemetery Road, West Jefferson, OH 43162 

Trustees 
 
Rudolph E. Denes
614-879-9567
 
Robert C. Horton
614-879-6745
 
Leon E. Creamer
614-879-7109

Fiscal Officer
 
Robert A. Harper, Jr
614-879-8840

jefferson@co.madison.oh.us

Administration Phone
614 - 879 - 8607

Administration Fax
614-879-8671

Fire Deptartment Phone 614-879-8265

Fire Department Fax
 614-879-8267

Fire Chief
 614-879-8251
 

Area
- Total 42.1
sq mi (109.1 km² )
- Land 42.1 sq mi (109.1 km²)
- Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km²)
Elevation [1] 919 ft (280 m )
Population (
2000 )
- Total 6,935
-
Density 164.7/sq mi (63.6/km²)
FIPS code 39-38696 [2]
GNIS feature ID 1086544 [3]

Meetings

Jefferson Township Board of Trustees meet every other Wednesday at the Township Administration Office. Meetings begin at 7:30 PM and are open to the public. Reports are given at each meeting by the Township Department Heads and bills are reviewed prior to payment.

Township Officials

LEON CRAMER - TRUSTEE

YEAR ELECTED:
1994

BORN: NOVEMBER 3, 1952

OCCUPATION: OWNER/OPERATOR OF LEON’S GARAGE AND DARBY EXCAVATING.

LEON IS A LIFETIME RESIDENT OF JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, AND PRESENTLY LIVES ON WEST MAIN STREET. LEON AND HIS WIFE NANCY HAVE A SON, ROBIN, AND TWO DAUGHTERS, BROOKE AND DARBY.

ROBERT C. HORTON - TRUSTEE

YEAR ELECTED:
APPOINTED JANUARY 1ST, 2009 TO FILL UNEXPIRED TERM OF MARK FORREST WHO WAS ELECTED MADISON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

BORN: MARCH 5, 1941

OCCUPATION: RETIRED PLANT MANAGER OF FISHER CAST STEEL

BOB AND HIS WIFE PAT HAVE LIVED IN JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP FOR 48 YEARS. THEY HAVE TWO SONS, MARK AND MATT, A DAUGHTER HOLLIE AND SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN.
RUDY DENES  - TRUSTEE

YEAR ELECTED:
2001

BORN: SEPTEMBER 16, 1938

OCCUPATION: OWNER/OPERATOR OF DENES TREE FARM

RUDY AND HIS WIFE JOAN HAVE LIVED IN JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP FOR ABOUT 35 YEARS. THEY HAVE TWO SONS, JOSEPH AND STEVEN, A DAUGHTER , NANCY, AND 11 GRANDCHILDREN.

THEY RESIDE ON HAYMARKET STREET WHERE THEY OWN AND OPERATE THEIR TREE FARM.

ROBERT A. HARPER JR - FISCAL OFFICER

YEAR ELECTED: 2001

BORN: OCTOBER 12, 1940

OCCUPATION: RETIRED AS REGIONAL SALES MANAGER FOR EMERY WINSLOW SCALE COMPANY.

BOB HAS LIVED IN JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP MOST OF HIS LIFE. HE AND HIS WIFE LEONA

LIVE ON CRESCENT DRIVE. THEY HAVE THREE SONS, ROBERT, CHUCK, AND MIKE, EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN AND EIGHT GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.

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