Lawrence Township is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio.
It has powers granted to it by the state legislature and performs
the functions as directed by the state. The township is governed
by three elected Trustees and a Clerk who serve four-year terms.
The trustees have their regularly scheduled meetings on the second
and last Thursdays of the month at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held at
the township hall located in the Lawrence Township Industrial Park,
10867 Industrial Park Road.
The Trustees perform the same tasks as the mayor or the county commissioners.
However, their job description includes: managing the cemetery,
enforce zoning (by which Lawrence Township has a Zoning Commission
and a Zoning Board of Appeals made up of five (5) appointed citizens), employment
and supervision of a Road Superintendent, employees to maintain the roads,
Zoning Inspector, provide for the fire and EMS protection, and employment of law enforcement
officials to handle the upholding of the law for the residents of
Donald J. Ackerman - Chairman
Roger B. Long-Trustee
John P. McClellan - Fiscal Officer
John P. McClellan, Fiscal Officer administers the tax money collected from
the citizens of the township, and must meet the rigid standards
as set up by the state legislature and the State of Ohio’s