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Township Newsletter - Summer

Township Trustee Meeting Summary
Notice to Property Owner of 106 Springcrest

Notice the Board of Trustees Special Meetings

Current News
We'll be using this section to post the most current newsletter, our Focus on Danbury Township article and timely information we need to communicate. As always, if you need to reach any of us just refer to the Contact Information on the right side.

Zoning Offices are Back!
The Zoning and Administrative Offices are moved back to the Township Hall located at 5972 E. Port Clinton Eastern Road as of July 16th. After this date, we will no longer be located at the Police Station. Please stop in to see the new remodel!

Danbury Trustees Change Meeting Times
Interior construction has been completed at the Danbury Township Hall. The Board of Trustees is now holding their meetings at the Hall located at 5972 E. Port Clinton Eastern Road, Marblehead, Ohio 43440. Meetings times have been permanently changed to 6:30 p.m.The Trustees meet the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

The Board of Zoning Appeals meeting scheduled for July 16, 2014 will be held at the Township Hall. 

The BIG dumpsters will be at the Township Hall for residents to dispose of household items, appliances, steel and metal. We will pay for Freon removal from appliances.

Employees will be on hand from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and on Friday from 7 a.m. until the end of clean-up at 11 a.m. They will assist you as you unload your vehicle. DO NOT bring tires, brush, oil, paint,batteries, boats, vehicles or propane tanks. Scrapping for 
metal is PROHIBITED and will be enforced by the Danbury Township Police Department. Clean-up will also be held the week October 20. 

Highest Honor Award

On May 15, 2014 the Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce awarded their highest honor, the D.S. Kirkpatrick Award, to the Danbury Township Police Department for their dedicated, unselfish community service. Shown left to right: Detective Sergeant Mark Meisler, Chamber Director Emeritus Keith Addy, Chief of Police Michael Meisler.

Danbury Dog Show a Howling Success!
On May 18, 2014, sunshine and blue skies welcomed visitors to the 1st Annual blue-ribbon dog show hosted by the Danbury Township Trustees. In attendance at the Bark til Dark off-leash Dog Park were 115 people and 32 dogs. Police Chief Michael Meisler, Lorrain Croy and DeAnna Lamb were responsible for judging the dogs and they awarded nine large blue ribbons. Two raffle prozes were donated by Bayside Comfort and lunch was donated by Big Boppers Restaurant. At the end of the event, $566 was raised for the Humane Society of Ottawa County. 


Safer Ohio Initiative
The Danbury Township Police department is pleased to announce the implementation of the Safer Ohio Initiative. Ohio Homeland Security is taking the next step in protecting the State of Ohio and its citizens by implementing the Safer Ohio Initiative which incorporates a comprehensive strategy of emergency preparedness to enhance the State's readiness before an incident happens, during an incident and after an incident occurs. 

The Safer Ohio Phone App is a component of the Safer Ohio Initiative. This App has the "see Something, Send Something" function, which allows people to report information and send photos of suspicious activity to Ohio Homeland Security. County EMA Directors, Law Enforcement Officers, along with the Safe Ohio teams are encouraged to use this feature when deployed. For more information, click here

Danbury Township Hall
5972 E. Port Clinton Eastern Rd.
Marblehead, OH 43440
   Phone: (419) 732-3039
   Fax:     (419) 734-3137
   Hours for the Trustees & Fiscal 
   Officer are by appointment
Trustee Charles Scott:
(419) 734-4703 charles@danburytownship.com

Trustee David Hirt:
(419) 732-2703 dave@danburytownship.com

Trustee Dianne Rozak:
(419) 798-4071 dianne@danburytownship.com

Fiscal Officer - Shelley Seamon:
(419) 732-3039 or (419) 732-6615 fiscalofficer@danburytownship.com

Fire:   Chief Doug Waugh
Station 1 - Headquarters
9551 E. Harbor Road
Lakeside, OH 43440
    Phone: (419) 798-5219
    Fax:     (419) 798-9122

Station 2 
150 S. Bridge Road
Lakeside-Marblehead, OH 43440
    Phone: (419) 734-9700

Station 3

517 W. Main Street
Marblehead, OH 43440
    Phone: (419) 798-4450
    Fax:     (419) 798-9421

Police: Chief Michael Meisler
419 S. Bridge Road
Marblehead, Ohio 43440
   Phone: (419) 732-2549
   Fax:     (419) 732-1516
   Hours:  24 hours. If an officer    
   does not answer, you may leave
   a message for a non-emergency
   situation. Non-emergency calls
   may also be placed at the Ottawa
   County Sheriff’s Office
   (419) 734-4404.
   Email: dtpd@cros.net or
   Emergency calls: please dial 911
Maintenance Garage:
Road Supervisor, Brett Waldron
    Phone: (419) 734-4091
    Fax:     (419) 734-3137
    Hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.  
                Monday thru Friday

Zoning & Planning Administrator
Kathryn A. Dale, AICP
Phone: (419) 734-6120
     Fax:     (419) 734-3137
     Hours:  M, T, TH, F: 9am to 4pm
                  W.: 9-11am & 4-6:30pm

Shelter House Rental Application


** The physical Township Hall building is no longer rented for events. 


Hey Local Businesses!!!

  If your business is based in Danbury Township, we'd like to list it on the Township Website for you at no charge! Please click here to 
  fill out the form. Then just email, fax, mail or drop off the form to the Township!
Send to:  Kathryn A. Dale, Zoning & Planning Administrator
5972 E. Port Clinton Eastern Road
Marblehead, Ohio 43440
Fax: (419) 734-3137
Email: zoning@danburytownship.com

If you are in need of employees, a "Help-Wanted" icon can be placed in your listing. Potential employees can contact you directly for information. If you would like a "Help-Wanted" icon added to your listing, please contact Kathy Dale. 

Danbury Township encompasses an area of 17.76 square miles which includes 32.75 miles of Lake Erie, Sandusky Bay and Harbor shoreline. The historic Village of Marblehead is located at the east end of the Township. The permanent population of Danbury is 4,264 with an additional 903 residing in the Village. Seasonal homes, condominiums, marinas, campgrounds, cottages and recreational vehicle parks are home to a population of several thousand summer-only residents. Danbury was named for the original settlers who arrived from Danbury, Connecticut and became a township on March 6, 1840. The Village of Marblehead was incorporated in 1891.


"The Mission of the Danbury Township Board of Trustees is to provide fair and representative government for all citizens, to foster pride in the community,to ensure fiscal solvency, to preserve and protect natural and historical sites, and to operate within the parameters of the laws of the State of Ohio while making certain that the Township remains an enjoyable place to live for both permanent and seasonal residents."


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