Welcome to the Township

Community Links


Mapleton:    http://www.mapleton.k12.oh.us/ 

Black River:  www.blackriver.k12.oh.us/

Cinnamon Lake:


 Village of Polk:   http://www.villageofpolk.com/  

 Fire Department and EMS:   polkjacksonperryfd.com/ 

 Ashland County : https://www.ashlandcounty.org/  

 Ball Field is host to a  Youth Ball League.
     Contact: Aaron or Tonya Welch

                  at (419) 928-0674.
Sign-ups are late February to mid-March.
Season runs from late May to late July. 


Trustee Board Meetings

Business Meetings :

Held every 2nd and 4th Monday of the Month.

Time: 6:30pm

Place: Township House

            799 CR 175  West Salem, OH 44287

Notices are placed in the Times Gazette for:

* Cancelled meetings

* Rescheduled meetings

* Special meetings

Zoning Commission and Appeals Board Meetings


Every 4th Wednesday, 7:30pm May-October 2019 at the township house. 


Notice will appear in the Ashland Times Gazette and on  the communications board located in the front yard of the township house.

Your Officials

Fiscal Officer


Cheryl Welch, Fiscal Officer                          

Other Duties: Maintains and develops township website, Grant Writer.

Address: 464 Twp Rd 700  Polk

Cell Phone: 419-651-8346

Email: cwelch@ncwcom.com



Jim Power, Trustee and Board Vice-Chairman

Other Duties:  Oversees park

Address: 155 CR 500  West Salem

Cell Phone: 419-651-6358

Email:  cps155@outlook.com



Kay E. Wright, Trustee

Other Duties: Oversees Cemetery

Address:  115 St. Rt. 42  West Salem

House Phone: 419-869-7153

Email: ratina7@frontier.com



 Scott Markley,  Trustee and Board Chairman

Other Duties: Fire Department Representative and Oversees Cemetery.

Address: 552 TR 101   West Salem

Cell Phone: 330-421-9255

Email:  markleymeats@frontier.com

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