This website has been designed to help serve the residents of Franklin Township, and all others who have an interest in the Franklin Township Community.
The regular monthly meetings for the Franklin Township Trustees are held at the Township House Building in Moreland, Ohio (office is 132 West Moreland Road). Please refer to the Schedule of meetings for times and dates.
Our community thanks our employees, Eric Ungerer (Road Supervisor), Aaron Everitt (Equipment Operator) for all of their hard work & dedication to Franklin Township.
Franklin Township Trustees are: Dan Burkhart, Dale Sidle, and Matt Gress
Franklin Township Fiscal Officer is: David Bricker
Moreland Garden Club has scheduled their annual flower sale for May 8th for 2021.
Employees: Ron Schlauch is the new road supervisor for Franklin Township. He has been a life long resident of Franklin Township.
Bicentennial Year: 2020 Franklin Township was established in 1820. This is the celebration of 200 years. Because of the pandemic the celebration has been postponed. The Moreland Garden Club has provided and planted two new trees in the green space east of the township garage, to commemorate the bicentennial. Unfortunately do to the corona virus the celebration of the bicentennial was postponed until 2021 and now has been cancelled.
Signs Franklin Township has had several signs damaged, vandalized or stolen in the last months. We have had stop signs stolen. This is very dangerous. The signs are very expensive to replace also. If you find any signs, please call one of the Trustees or the Road Superintendent.
Township Road Maintenance Franklin Township will be cleaning berms on most of the Township roads. Over time berms can build up and have to be cut back. Water needs to run off the pavement into the ditch.
Meetings: Franklin Township continues to have face to face meeting as scheduled. If you attend please adhere to social distancing guidelines. Face masks are required.
COVID19 (coronavirus) is effecting everyone and everything. Please stay at home best you can.
Older adults and people who have severe underlying chronic medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. Please consult with your health care provider about additional steps you may be able to take to protect yourself.
Leaves and yard debris. This has continued to be an issue. Please don't move leaves into the ditch. Leaves clog the ditch and divert the water out of the ditch and can cause damage to the roadway or property.
Wooster Community Hospital. The Franklin Township has re-appointed representative to the hospital Board of Trustees is Tammy Brooks.
Township Meeting Room is available for use by the Township residents. The form is in the forms to download section. Contact a the Fiscal Officer to schedule. A cleaning deposit is required.
Recycling is available on the west side of the Township garage. Please keep the area clean.
Permits, Wayne County is changing the permit process. Any excavation in Wayne County must have a permit for the Wayne County Soil and Water office. To install anything in the road right of way, County or Township you must get a permit from the Township, Permission from the County Commissioners and a permit from the office of Soil and Water.
Note our Township roads are very popular with bicyclists We also have a large Amish population with many buggys, horse and pony carts and pedestrians walking, be careful and courteous as you drive our roads. There is a new bike route to take bicycles from Wooster to Fredericksburg. Oil city Road and Buss Road in Franklin township are part of this route. Be aware of the increased bicycle traffic.