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.
225 Cemetery Road, West Jefferson, OH 43162
Fire Deptartment Phone 614-879-8265
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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.
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